South View is a neat 18th cent. cottage, one mile from the pretty village of Cornwood. This lovely cottage can sleep four people in two bedrooms, a double and a twin both sharing a family bathroom. There is a fresh and inviting sitting room with wood burning stove and dining area, and a well fitted kitchen. Outside is a sloping, sunny lawned garden with level terrace, table and chairs. South View is in a handy location for moors, coast and a variety of interests.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Sitting room with wood burning stove and double sofa-bed for alternative sleeping. Smart fitted kitchen. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground-floor shower-room with shower, basin and WC.
Central heating, electric panel heaters with wood burning stove. Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Parking is usually available on a quiet road nearby. Bikes can be stored by arrangement with the caretaker. Sorry no smoking. Pub less than 1 mile from property.
The pretty village of Yelverton makes a perfect base for exploring Dartmoor with excellent walking and cycling routes in the area. The 21 mile-long cycling and walking route Drake's Trail, runs through the village and links nearby Tavistock and Plymouth passing through wooded valleys and open moorland.
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!