Damson Cottage is a picture-perfect thatched cottage, ensconced in a peaceful countryside hamlet close to the village of Lifton. Ideally placed for exploring Devon and Cornwall with the border just a few miles away, you are only a couple miles from Roadford Lake a great outdoor day out for the whole family. A walkers paradise with Dartmoor and Bodmin moor in easy reach and countryside jaunts on the doorstep. Overflowing with character and charm, this country cottage has three bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower (no WC). There is a useful first floor cloak room with ground floor bathroom providing accommodation for up to five guests. A cosy sitting room with woodburning stove, leads into a bespoke country kitchen with central island and Rangemaster stove. A sunny conservatory doubles up as a dining room and leads out into the enclosed cottage garden with summerhouse equipped with pool table at the far end of the garden. Damson Cottage is a perfect retreat for a relaxing stay and perfectly placed for days out exploring the region.
3 bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x double with en-suite shower and basin, 1 x single. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor cloak with WC and basin. Sitting room with open fire, kitchen with breakfast bar, conservatory dining room with comfortable seating area. Summerhouse.
Lifton is an attractive village in West Devon a mile from the Tamar and Cornish border. The village is well provided for with a number of fine restaurants, a great village pub and post office. On the edge of the village there is an award winning farm shop, and on site restaurant. Well placed for visiting and exploring both Devon and Cornwall the village is just off the A30. From here Dartmoor and Bodmin moor can both be easily reached as can the North Cornish Coast.
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!