The Bakehouse is a beautifully renovated, late medieval cottage on a traditional Devon farm 3 miles from Chagford. The cottage sleeps four people in a double bedroom and twin bedroom with bathroom. On the ground floor is a sitting room with huge fireplace and wood burning stove, and kitchen with dining area. Outside you have your own neat, walled garden and parking for two cars. The Bakehouse is a super cottage, close to amenities in a lovely rural location.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with original ancient stairs (you don't need to use them), 1 x twin (2'6" beds, linkable to 5' double on request). Open plan living area with sitting area with fireplace and wood burning stove, fitted kitchen with granite worktops and dining area. Shower-room with shower, basin and WC.
Underfloor heating with wood burning stove. Microwave, fridge, washer-dryer, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Towels can be provided for overseas guests by arrangement. Off road parking for two cars. Enclosed garden. Sorry, no pets and 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!