Rock Farm is a lovely detached cottage situated in the village of Alfington near the market town of Ottery St Mary just five and a half miles from Honiton in Devon. The property can sleep seven people in two double bedrooms, one twin and one single together with family bathroom. Also in the cottage is a kitchen, dining room and two sitting rooms, one with woodburner. Outside is off road parking for two cars and private lawned garden with furniture. Rock Farm is a lovely cottage to use as a base for exploring this lovely part of the country.
Four bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with freestanding bath, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 4). Utility. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner. Second sitting room.
Oil central heating. AGA cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 4 cars. Private lawned garden with furniture. Sorry and no smoking. Shop 4 mins walk, pub 8 mins walk.
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!