Castle Barton is a lovely detached cottage situated in the town of Tiverton just four miles from Bickleigh in mid-Devon. The cottage can sleep six people in three en-suite bedrooms, one king-size, one double and one twin together with ground floor cloakroom. Also in the cottage is a kitchen with breakfast area, dining room and sitting room with open fire. Outside is off road parking for three cars and a private garden with furniture and barbecue. Castle Barton is a beautiful cottage and an ideal base for exploring this lovely part of the country.
Three bedrooms all with en-suite bath, shower, basin and WC. 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x double, 1 x twin. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area. Dining room. Sitting room with open fire. Study.
Gas central heating with open fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel, power and fuel for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for three cars. Private garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 6 mins walk. Note: Free castle tours and fishing (license required) are are available by prior arrangement.
The largest town in Mid Devon, visit Tiverton for echoes of the past including a romantic castle, and horse-drawn barge trips on the idyllic Grand Western Canal. Occupying a strategic position on two rivers, the Exe and the Lowman, brought Tiverton wealth as a flourishing textile town, resulting in many fine buildings.
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!