Orchard Cottage is a detached, 16th century, Grade II listed house in the village of Stoke near the bigger Devon village of Hartland. The house sleeps ten people in five bedrooms: a twin and a double downstairs with two shower rooms and a family room, a double and a single upstairs with a family bathroom. On the ground floor are two sitting rooms, one with wood burning stove and dining area, and a kitchen with covered access to pool via a lockable door. Outside are a splendid indoor swimming pool, a games room and an enclosed garden with barbecue. Just two miles from the attractive cliff top village of Hartland, Orchard Cottage is a comfortable house for a wonderful family holiday in Devon.
Five bedrooms. On the first floor: 1 x family room with double and single, 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin. On the ground floor: 1 x twin, 1 x double. Two shower rooms with showers, WCs, basins. Ground floor WC with basin. Hall. Two sitting rooms, one with dining area and wood burning stove, the other with electric fire. Kitchen. Heated indoor swimming pool. Games room.
Central heating, electric fires with wood burning stove. Microwave, fridge, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 Smart TV's, WiFi, Payphone, Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for four cars. Enclosed garden with barbecue, indoor heated pool. Three well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking. Pub less than 1 mile from property.
The bustling village of Hartland, with its nearby colourful quay and lighthouse, provides visitors with a wide selection of amenities, including an interesting craft shop, good pubs and several great places to eat.
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!