Beechlands is a big and handsome Victorian detached house on the edge of the Dartmoor town of Chagford. The house sleeps twelve people in five bedrooms: three double (two with en suite bathroom), one twin (can convert to double) with en suite shower room and a family room with double and single beds and en suite bathroom. On the ground floor are a kitchen, dining room, two sitting rooms, office and sunroom. In the cellar are a games room and utility room. Outside is a grassy garden with ponds and 26 acres to wander. Less than a mile from the centre of the popular town of Chagford, Beechlands is a wonderful place for friends or family to enjoy a Devon holiday.
Over four floors. Four first floor bedrooms: 1 x emperor double with dressing room and en suite bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin, 1 x double with four poster bed, 1 x king size double with en suite bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin, 1 x 2'6" twin (can convert to king size double). One top floor bedroom: family room with king size double and single bed and en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, two basins. Ground floor hall. Living room. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Kitchen with breakfast table. Dining room. Office with wood burning stove. Sunroom. Ground floor WC with basin. Cellar with games room and utility room.
Central heating, open fire, underfloor heating with wood burning stove. Fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available, Off road parking for six cars. Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking. Pub less than 1 mile from property.
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!