On the south-eastern slopes of Dartmoor is the pretty village of Holne, with its 13th century church and Community Shop & Tearoom. On the edge of Holne, is Forestoke Linhay, a detached, barn conversion on a small working farm. With open moorland just outside the farm gates the location is perfect for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers. The cottage is simply furnished and full of character with exposed stone walls and wooden beams. The small and cosy lounge/kitchen/dining area is warmed by a wood burning stove. Adjoining the living area, there is a rustic conservatory where doors open onto an enclosed, terraced patio garden. From the twin bedroom, doors open onto a small patio and the double bedroom has extensive views towards the south coast, taking in Hembury and Holne Woods.
Ground Floor: Open Plan Lounge/ Kitchen/Diner. Rustic conservatory (unheated). Mezzanine Floor: Bedroom 1 with twin beds, washbasin and en-suite WC. First Floor: Bedroom 2 with king-size bed. Bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC and washbasin.
Central heating and wood burning stove. Gas cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine. TV/DVD. Bed linen and towels included free of charge. Off road parking for two cars. Gravelled and paved terraced patio areas, furniture and BBQ. Regret no pets. No smoking. Shop 1/4 mile where WiFi is available. Note: This property does not accept any children under the age of 12.
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!