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Grade 2 Listed Devon Farmhouse Set In The Beauty And Tranquillity Of Dartmoor

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Five Beds, Three Bathrooms Luxurious Family House With Stunning Moorland Views

This old Devon farmhouse, with its thick walls and huge fireplaces, has been updated to provide luxurious family accommodation including range cooker and sumptuous four poster beds, but without losing any of its quirky features and country house charm. It is set back from the lane and surrounded by its own land and gardens. On the ground floor there is a large family kitchen with four oven aga, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, also separate toilet and washing machine. The family room leads off of the kitchen, with comfy chairs, spacious eating area, wood burning stove and entertainment centre with flat screen TV, DVD and CD players.

There is also a large living room ideal for relaxation with sofas gathered around the fireplace,another TV and music centre.One twin bedroom is on this level, ideal for younger or elderly people who prefer not to climb stairs. This bedroom has unique ensuite with full bath.

The character stone staircase leads on one side to a gorgeous double bedroom with four poster bed and fireplace. On the other side and through a quirky doorway is a twin room with TV that kids will adore. The family bathroom with bath is next along the passage, and then another double bedroom with en suite bathroom. At the end of the passage is a big double bedroom with huge four poster. All bedrooms have views out over the moor and are beautifully appointed with luxurious drapes and fresh white bedlinen.

The moorland vista from the garden is stunning, with different areas outside offering places to eat, drink and relax with pretty cottage planting and shrubs bordering the paths that lead to lawns for children's' games and sun loungers.

There is safe private parking with the invitation to leave the car and take a stroll along the quiet lanes,where traffic consists of moorland sheep and ponies, returning for a sundowner in the peaceful garden in the glow of a gorgeous Dartmoor sunset.

Shorter breaks of 3 and 4 nights are available, please contact us for details.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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6 Reviews

4.3
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

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Beauty & Tranquillity as per the Banner

  • 5 of 5

A little bit of Heaven , we had glorious weather , the setting was perfect , the house perfect . We have stayed at a number of cottages on the Moor's over 25 years , this property is a true gem , furnished to perfection . We would go back tomorrow .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely place

  • 3 of 5

It was lovely, we had a great week and would certainly consider staying there again.

The dishwasher is far too small for the size of the house. One of the beds upstairs was on a slope and caused a lot of problems for our Uncle and Aunt who kept sliding across the bed every night! The dryer is not very good either and very bunged up with lint. We couldn't find the toilet rolls kept on the outside storage room and nearly had an emergency situation!

The view was beautiful though and we all had a lovely time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cottage is stunning - fabulous views, lots of room, great facilities.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the cottage. It suited everyone from the toddlers who enjoyed the garden and could be safely installed in the lounge furthest away from the kitchen to the grandparents who could sleep downstairs without having to negotiate the stone steps. We enjoyed the garden with the noisy sheep on shearing day and the playful foals. A truly wonderful place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Cosy, very individual house, inside more volume than you would expect from oudside.

  • 4 of 5

We found the property clean, well maintained and well equipped. It's a cosy home with lots of individual details, furbished and decorated very nice and with personal involvement. Thanks a lot for the welcoming cream tea! Unfortunately we were the first to stay after a new heating was installed and so we became kind of guinea pigs to test the effectivity of the new online control system. That means some days of shiver until we get acces to the heating control on location and were able to manage it ourselves. Stunning views from the kitchen door and from the garden but It should be mentioned in the description that the property is situated next to or almost on a working farm. The landscape of course is amazing and mystical, the villages and small towns around provide you with fancy dining and shopping facilities. And the weather again was far better than expected. We will come back to the Dartmoor, as we did for decades!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All " problems" sorted. Most guests are happy with 28 C, but we want our guests to be happy and gave them control their heating Hatchwell Hall is "hobby" farm, so only used on the weekends.
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5

The perfect Dartmoor getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, stylish and really comfortable. It's like a magical tardis with very spacious reception rooms to relax in, both with log burner and TV. It's a very special place to stay and oozes character in every part of the house. Wonderful location with outstanding views and fantastic walking nearby and don't miss lunch at nearby Ragstone Inn or The Rock Inn at Haytor. We had a very cosy stay in November and can't wait to return in the summer months. Thanks to Isabelle for the scrumptious cream tea welcome beautifully laid out on the kitchen table and for the doggy treats!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Super!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week in Snooty Fox I think we were the first guests to stay and that all new feeling was great in such an old and quirky building. Very warm, homely & comfy with bags of features you won't forget (children loved it) furnished with interesting pieces and lots of thought. We especially liked the granite staircase, but careful after a glass of wine! Master bedroom really comfortable, the ensuite bathroom is amazing...beds comfy, we didn't want to leave. Loved the Aga and so did our dog.

The owner is really welcoming and helpful plus there is an information pack with lots of tourist information. Great walks on Dartmoor Grimspound minutes away (bronze age settlement ) Becky Falls is amazing , so is the Village of Widecombe idyllic and unspoilt, despite the local attractions the house is hard to leave with its amazing views and we were quite happy to stay put when the sun came out. Liked the toys, games, croquet, flowers and scones... A lot of thought has gone into this amazing house and we really appreciated those touches.

Two gastro pubs in Widecombe, the Rugglestone which meant I could be even more lazy as food was good! Chagford and Moretonhamstead nearby for shopping. We ran out of time and are already considering a Dartmoor return!

Careful on the an older farm driveway ...don't bring the low profile Merc!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 34 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Old Inn, Widecombe at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 20 Miles Nearest Golf : Bovey Golf Club at 9 Miles Nearest Train : Newton Abbot at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : A38 at 9 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Rugglestone Inn, Widecombe at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : South Devon beaches at 15 Miles Car: necessary

Hatchwell House is set in a beautiful rural location near Widecombe-in-the-Moor, probably the most famous village in the National Park.

The park itself covers 368 sq miles of wild rugged landscape, characterized by towering granite tors, paths and tracks winding through the heather and the stunning River Dart that gave the moor its name. It is therefore a favourite place of walkers, cyclists and riders,with access to The Two Moors Way and the Templar Way, as well as many other marked routes to suit all users.

The tors provide 'letter boxing' and geocaching, or simply just a wonderful vantage point to enjoy views all the way to the sea.

For the adventurous there is rock climbing, kayaking and canoeing, also angling. Plenty of information is available about how to access all activities, the main Visitor Centres being Princetown, Postbridge and Haytor.

The area is steeped in history, folklore and legend abound, revolving around the tin-mines, the remnants of bronze-age villages, the famous granite long houses and the infamous Dartmoor Prison. Small wonder the Moor has inspired so many of our best known authors and produced such great works of literature.

Wildlife and animal lovers can enjoy the sight of sheep, cattle and Dartmoor ponies roaming free, and take advantage of the work of the many artists and photographers who exhibit in the local area.

There are many great places to eat and drink, from cosy, welcoming pubs with pretty gardens to tea rooms and village cafés. Widecombe itself is well served by two excellent pubs, charming cafés and a local shop, as well as the 16th century church whose imposing architecture can be seen from miles around and has given it the title 'cathedral of the moor'. On the second Tuesday of September every year the village opens its arms to visitors from all over the world who come to experience the famous Widecombe Fair, where rural crafts, livestock, local food, drink and music are all on display as well as Uncle Tom Cobley and his legendary grey mare.

The unique atmosphere of the Moor with its ever-changing moods cannot fail to enchant, but should the visitor wish a different experience, the rest of glorious Devon is on offer, the only county in Britain with two contrasting coasts, the south tranquil and calm, the north wild and untamed, home of excellent surfing.

Devon has everything to offer, from peaceful thatched cottage villages to vibrant towns with night-life and fine dining, Dartmoor standing out as the ancient shining jewel in its crown.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
29 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£693
for 3 nights
From
£231
£922
 
 
Winter
16 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,172
for 7 nights
£2,172
 
 
Winter
23 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,172
for 7 nights
£2,172
 
 
Winter
7 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£416
for 3 nights
£971
 
 
Winter
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£461
for 3 nights
£1,076
 
 
Winter
17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£429
for 3 nights
£1,000
 
 
Spring
31 Mar 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,786
for 7 nights
£1,786
 
 
Spring
14 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,702
for 7 nights
£1,702
 
 
Spring
21 Apr 2017 - 11 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,348
for 7 nights
£1,348
 
 
Spring
12 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,365
for 7 nights
£1,365
 
 
Spring
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,131
for 7 nights
£2,131
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,654
for 7 nights
£1,654
 
 
Summer
16 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,787
for 7 nights
£1,787
 
 
Summer
23 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,994
for 7 nights
£1,994
 
 
Summer
30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,047
for 7 nights
£2,047
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,079
for 7 nights
£2,079
 
 
Summer
14 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,208
for 7 nights
£2,208
 
 
Summer
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,350
for 7 nights
£2,350
 
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,314
for 7 nights
£1,314
 
 
Autumn
8 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,286
for 7 nights
£1,286
 
 
Autumn
15 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,206
for 7 nights
£1,206
 
 
Autumn
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,144
for 7 nights
£1,144
 
 
Autumn
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,785
for 7 nights
£1,785
 
 
Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£454
for 3 nights
£1,060
 
 
Winter
3 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£425
for 3 nights
£992
 
 
Winter
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,035
for 7 nights
£2,035
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£675
for 3 nights
From
£225
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Please note that 3 and 4 night stays are available and are charged at 75% of the weekly rate. Changeover days are Mondays and Fridays during peak times - please contact us to enquire about short breaks and prices, many thanks

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • farmhouse

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Three bathrooms, one family with bath, two ensuite, one with shower, the other with bath. Also toilet and wash handbasin downstairs

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Five bedrooms, two twins, three doubles, two with four poster beds. Cot available.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Partner Offers

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