Drovers Cottage is a charming cottage located near the village of Tavistock, Devon. Hosting two super king-size bedrooms (zip/link), along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to four people. Inside you will also find a kitchen, and a lounge/diner with woodburning stove. To the outside is off-road parking for two cars, and a patio area with furniture and barbecue. Resting in a rural setting with plenty to keep you occupied, Drovers Cottage is a home away from home, in a magnificent part of England.
Two bedrooms: 2 x super king-size can be zip/link upon request. Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Lounge/diner with woodburning stove.
Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher. TV with Freeview, CD/DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Off-road parking for 2 cars. Patio furniture and BBQ. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Pub 1 mile. Note: Due to livestock in the grounds, dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. Note: There is a stream running through the grounds, approximately 50 metres from the property, please be careful with children and dogs in this area.
The market town of Tavistock, the main town of Dartmoor's western moor, is an exceptionally attractive town, owing much to fine Victorian architecture and its picturesque location on the banks of the River Tavy. There is no shortage of shops and cafes in Tavistock, plus the town is home to the purpose built Pannier Market - a must for every visitor.
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!