Carthorse Cottage is a barn converted cottage in Luton, Devon. It has five bedrooms including three double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms, two bedrooms have en-suite facilities as well as the cottage having three family shower rooms, it can sleep ten people. Also inside you will find a kitchen/diner, sitting room with a woodburning stove, indoor swimming pool and a games room. Outside is off road parking for six cars and on-site is the owner's Site of Special Scientific Interest with a stream, two ponds, a play area and picnic benches as well as a barbecue. Carthorse Cottage is an outstanding cottage in a great rural location.
Five bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 2 x first floor double with en-suite bathroom with hand-held shower, basin and WC, 2 x first floor twin rooms. Ground floor wetroom with shower, 2 x first floor shower rooms. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove. Games room. Indoor pool.
Eco central heating, underfloor heating (in the games room), woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer, dishwasher. Gas BBQ . 6 x TV/DVD, WIFI. Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 6 cars. Garden with furniture and woodland play area. Stairgate, highchair and travel cot on request. Private indoor heated swimming pool, 6m length, 4m in width, 1.2m deep. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Pub 1 mile, shop 3.5 miles. Note: Property is on a 100 acre farm with a stream and unfenced ponds, children must be supervised at all times.
The village is split by a stream that runs into the River Teign. Luton is surrounded by scenery as well as thatched buildings. Luton is home to a gastro-pub. There is the stunning St. John the Evangelist church as well as a riding centre and a homeware gift shop. There is also a cider farm. There is some excellent destinations nearby, all very popular with tourists and all with easy driving distance. There is a good range of destinations from the busy city of Exeter to the delightful Newton Abbott and Exmouth on the 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!