The Linhay is a charmingly converted stone barn in a tiny Dartmoor hamlet near the Devon village of Throwleigh. The cottage sleeps four in two bedrooms with a family bathroom. On the ground floor is an open-plan living/dining/kitchen and boot room/lobby/cloakroom. Outside is an enclosed garden with patio and five acres of meadow and stream to wander, plus parking for one car. About five miles from the small towns of Okehampton and Chagford, The Linhay is a super base for walking and cycling Dartmoor.
Over two levels. Two upstairs bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (one bed 2'6"). Bathroom with bath, hand-shower, shower, WC and basin. Downstairs living/dining/kitchen with French windows. Boot room/lobby. WC with basin.
Central heating. Microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for one car. Enclosed garden. Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking. Note: This property is best for three people. Note: The artist neighbour has access through the garden to her studio.
A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Chagford is small in size but is packed with amenities and things to do. There is a wide range of shops as well as four pubs. Chagford also has more active facilities such as public tennis court and an open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure.
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!