Heron Cottage is a lovely cottage on a 28-acre fishing farm near Highampton and Hatherleigh, sleeping two people. This ground floor cottage has a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room and an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside there is off road parking for one car, a private patio with furniture and a 28-acre farm with 5 unfenced fishing lakes, woodland walks, an unfenced wildlife pond and a picnic area. Heron Cottage is an ideal holiday base.
All ground floor. One twin bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Private patio with furniture. 28-acre farm with 5 unfenced fishing lakes, woodland walks and unfenced wildlife pond with picnic area. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Guidebooks and fishing advice available on-site, please contact owner for more information. Note: Please bring own fishing equipment. Note: Fishing charges will apply and some bait will be for sale, please contact owner for details. Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead when on the fishery. Due to unfenced lakes, please ensure children are supervised at all times.
The market town of Hatherleigh is situated seven miles from the edge of the Dartmoor National Park, and is in a central location for the popular Tarka Trail. The town boasts craft shops, pubs and cafes, and close by are Okehampton Castle, RHS Rosemoor Gardens at Torrington, and the beaches around Bude.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!