The Old Stables is a detached cottage in tranquil countryside near the little South Devon village of Diptford. The cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, a double and a twin with an upstairs bathroom and a downstairs shower room. On the ground floor is a hall, a sitting room with open fire and French windows, a kitchen and a dining room. Outside is a good sized enclosed garden with patio with furniture, a barbecue area and great views. In a central location for exploring the South Hams, The Old Stables is a comfortable base for a relaxing break in Devon.
Note: It is not possible to charge electric or dual fuel vehicles at this property
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Hall. Sitting room with open fire and French windows. Kitchen. Dining room. Ground floor shower room with shower, WC, basin. Utility room.
The village of Diptford sits in lush South Hams farmland above the River Avon valley and is ideally placed for exploring the south hams, just 5 miles from popular Totnes
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!