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Old Berkeley

Tavistock, Devon (Ref. 975853)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mrs Thomas

    “The overall cleanliness was very good until we pulled the duvets back on both double beds to find that one sheet had what looked like a spilt beverage and the other, either a ink stain or a bird dropping (photos available).”

    I didn't think I would have to be washing a bed sheet at 9.30pm on our first night.

    I didn't think I would have to be washing a bed sheet at 9.30pm on our first night.

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The property

This detached house dating from the 1920s is situated in a cul-de-sac on the hill looking over the Devon town of Tavistock.

Light and comfortable, it is a friendly base for couples or families to enjoy discovering Devon and Dartmoor.

The front door to the hall then takes you into the attractive sitting room with its open fire and bay window giving views of the garden.

On sunny days, head on through into the sun room.

Meals can be enjoyed in the dining room or in the breakfast room off the kitchen, which has a handy table for four.

The views over the town from the two double bedrooms which you will find upstairs are charming, and there is a pretty little single bedroom too, which shares the family bathroom.

To the front of the house, you have an enclosed garden with pretty plants, small fenced pond and a terrace where you can enjoy alfresco meals at the table and chairs.

For eating out, wander down into Tavistock town centre where you will find a choice of restaurants, as well as the leisure centre, theatre, pubs and shops.

From the town, the 21 mile Drakes Trail heads off to Plymouth, a great way to get to the city by bike or on foot.

The city’s amenities are 15 miles by road, and in just another five miles you reach the lovely sandy beaches of the South Hams.

With golf, riding and National Trust places to visit at Lydford Gorge, Saltram House, Buckland Abbey and Cotehele, there is plenty to keep you occupied when you enjoy a holiday at Old Berkeley.


Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin. Upstairs WC with basin. Downstairs sitting room with open fire. Sunroom. Kitchen. Breakfast room seating four. Hall.


  • Central heating, electric fires with open fire
  • Microwave, fridge, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WIFI, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Plymouth 17 miles; Okehampton 8 miles.

A delightful award-winning market town, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the River Tavy, nestling in the south-west slopes of Dartmoor. Tavistock has an indoor pannier market, a diverse range of independent shops, an excellent choice of pubs, bistros, restaurants, a theatre and a cinema, as well as a leisure pool. This is the perfect destination for country lovers who enjoy the convenience of an interesting town on the doorstep. There is excellent walking on Dartmoor, cycling on The National Cycle Network no. 27, renowned game fishing, gardens of distinction and various National Trust properties nearby. Within easy reach is the maritime city of Plymouth, with its Barbican Quay and the Historic Royal William Yard. Torbay, the Eden Project and the sandy surfing beaches of Devon and North Cornwall are all within an hour’s drive and provide activities to keep all the family happy. Tavistock is a wonderful all-year-round holiday destination.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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