In the unspoiled village of Broadwoodwidger, in the grounds of a handsome former Vicarage which dates back to the 19th century is The Coach House. The surrounding 3 acres of grounds, from which there are spectacular views of the local Devon countryside, are a haven of peace and quiet. The cottage has welcoming feel; the lounge/diner has wooden floors, a wood burning stove, and pretty window seats which look over your own private, gated garden. Also on the ground floor are a neat kitchen and recently refurbished bathroom. On the first floor are two bedrooms: the light and airy master double and a single room which has distant views over the adjacent fields. The Coach House is ideal for walkers and those who love to be outside. Nearby Roadford Lake offers an array of watersports, angling, cycling, walking trails and a lakeside cafe with stunning views.
Ground Floor: Lounge/Dining Room. Kitchen. Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washbasin. First Floor: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with single bed.
Electric heating. Electric cooker, fridge, microwave. Washing machine, tumble dryer. TV/DVD. Stairgate available on request. Bed linen and towels included free of charge. Off road parking for two cars. Enclosed, lawned garden. One pet accepted. No smoking. Shop/Pub 4 miles.
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!