Shirehorse Cottage is a delightful retreat situated in the village of Chittlehampton, Devon. Hosting two bedrooms; a king-size, and twin, along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to four people. Inside you will also find a first floor cloakroom, and an open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with electric fire. To the outside is off-road parking for two cars, a shared laundry room, and a garden area with furniture. Resting in a relaxing location with countryside views, Shirehorse Cottage also features fishing rights on the lake. and a play area with play equipment for children. A pleasant cottage in a country part of England.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin. Bathroom with roll-top bath, shower attachment, separate shower, basin and WC. First floor cloakroom with basin and WC. Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with electric fire.
Oil central heating with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee maker, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for 2 cars. Garden area with furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 4 miles, pub 1.9 miles. Note: Fishing rights on lake. Note: Play area with play equipment for children. Note: Shared laundry room with 2 x washing machine and 2 x tumble dryers.
Surrounded by countryside, Chittlehampton is the ideal setting to take part in the many country pursuits on offer, including cycle rides on a network of tracks that take you across Exmoor and North Devon. A half hour drive from Chittlehampton leads to the spectacular North Devon coast where there are many sandy beaches, including Saunton Sands. The village also boasts a village square with thatched cottages.
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!