The Old Post Office is a cosy stone cottage situated in the Devon village of Cornwood. It boasts a lovely double bedroom in the eaves and a shower room, sleeping two people altogether. Inside, there is also a kitchen and a living/dining room with a sofa bed and woodburning stove. To the outside is roadside parking in the square nearby and access to Dartmoor National Park right from the doorstep. The Old Post Office is a refreshing getaway in a delightful location.
1 x double bedroom. Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Living/dining room with sofa bed and woodburning stove.
Electric central heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven and hob, slow cooker, fridge, washing machine, hairdryer, shaving outlet in bathroom, TV with Freeview, DVD player, Xbox, WiFi, selection of books, DAB radio, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and booster seat available. Roadside parking available 20 metres from the front door. Pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Other pubs a 10 minute drive away. Note: Fairly steep stairs, not suitable for those with limited mobility. Note: Two adult bikes can be hired upon request as well as two body boards. Note: There is a 24 hour Tesco Extra in Ivybridge that provides a delivery service. Note: Check in is 3pm and check out is 10:30am.
Cornwood, is a pretty village offering a pub, shop and church, on the sheltered southern South Hams edge of Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor Zoo is 1 mile away and there are indoor swimming pool at Ivybridge. The South Devon coast is within easy reach for day trips to Salcombe and the riverside village of Newton Ferrers. Plymouth can also be easily reached, and is famous for its maritime heritage and the historic Barbican district.
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!