The Linhay is a peaceful detached romantic cottage for two near the pretty little Dartmoor village of Ilsington in Devon countryside. The cottage sleeps two people in one double (or twin) bedroom with an en suite bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs is an open plan sitting room with dining area and kitchen area. Outside is a raised garden with paved area with furniture and an acre of woodland to wander. A mile from Ilsington, The Linhay is an excellent cottage for a peaceful romantic Devon break.
1 x super king double bedroom (converts to twin) downstairs with en suite bathroom with bath, WC, basin, shower. Upstairs sitting room with dining area. Kitchen area.
Electric panel heaters with underfloor heating in the bathroom. Microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with freesat Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for two cars. Two small or one large well-behaved dogs welcome. Dogs are not permitted downstairs in the bedroom area. Sorry no smoking. Note: This property does not accept children except babes in arms. Note: Woodland visited/tended occasionally by the owners. Note: Ponds are unfenced.
Haytor Vale is a very pretty hamlet of white cottages beside the old coaching inn, The Rock on Dartmoor's southeastern edge just one mile from the market town of Bovey Tracey.
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!