… high on the valley-side 3 miles (by car) from Lustleigh, 200 yards of private drive from the lane and about a mile from beautiful reservoirs (woods, rhododendrons, lovely walks, birdwatching, fishing), a very much praised and appreciated place. Attached to the charming owners’ farmhouse, four very good and attractive cottages, three made from barns. All share an indoor heated swimming pool (29′ x 12′ x 4′ deep, 29⁰C) with shower/loo/baby changing room and paved terrace (sun loungers). You are welcome on the owners’ 35 acre farm which includes moorland with spectacular Dartmoor tor and ancient stone row; abundant flora and fauna (badgers, deer, foxes, owls) and wonderful Dartmoor views to the sea from most fields. Sheep, lambs (in season), ducks and chickens (egg collecting). Stabling/grazing for horses available. Children’s play area (sandpit, slide, swing, climbing frame, Wendy house). Games room (table tennis, half-sized snooker table, pool, football game, children’s games). Paved garden leads to lawn with picnic table, big shady trees, two ponds (unfenced, small children beware), and shrub/woodland valley-garden (deer-visited) with stream and steep, adventurous footpath down to Lustleigh (pub, 1 mile). Each cottage has its own pretty, paved, enclosed patio (flowers, furniture, barbecue). Phone/fax in owners’ office. Stairgates, baby monitors, nightlights and socket covers in all (except A137). Spring water. Comfortable cottages in a lovely setting, welcoming in any season.
The cottage (arrow 1) called Tor Field is pretty, interesting, good quality, split-level. Hall (freezer, additional fridge); steps up to comfortable living room (woodburner) with TV/DVD, oak floor, French windows to forecourt; more steps up to well-fitted kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker) with glazed door to patio; utility room (washer-drier, shower, loo). Upstairs, landing (lovely views), two bedrooms (washbasins) – a double, and a twin; bathroom (suite, power-shower over bath, bidet). Sleeps maximum of 4, including babies.