Westgate Cottage is a semi-detached property sat in the village of Lapford in Devon. There is two bedrooms inside, a four-poster bedroom and a twin room, there is also a family bathroom, the cottage can sleep four people. Also inside there is an open plan living area with a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove, there is also a utility. To the outside there is roadside parking and lockable storage. Westgate Cottage is a rustic property in a wonderfully peaceful village.
Two bedrooms: 1 x four-poster double bed with en-suite WC, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with a hand-held shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove. Utility.
Oil central heating, woodburning stove. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WIFI, DVD, iPod dock. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Roadside parking. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1 mile, pub 1 min walk.
A village in between the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks in Devon. Lapford is a great spot for a relaxing holiday, surrounded by countryside and hills, it has a pub and a shop. The village has a great history, with a Grade I listed church, Lapford was also associated with the Archbishop of Canterbury, and is said to be haunted by his spirit. Lapford train station offers access to the towns and villages nearby. Exeter lies within driving distance and is worth a look with its architecture and activities on offer. The nearest well-stocked town is Crediton just 9 miles away.
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!