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Unique Homes Surrounded by Unspoilt Patchworks of Fields, Stonewalls & Woodland - Lower Chinkwell cottage

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Nov-2016
Cottages in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Dartmoor, South Devon, England - Wooder Manor, an Ideal Central Location for Touring Devon and Exploring Dartmoor

Wooder Manor (woodermanor.com) is family run and has just entered it’s third generation of Bell Family where we offer the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life.

Nestled within a picturesque valley in the environmentally sensitive area of Dartmoor National Park, we can offer the perfect base from which to explore and discover the wild beauty and majesty of this spectacular landscape. Surrounded by unspoilt patchworks of fields, hedgerows, stonewalls, woodland, and granite Tors, the neighbouring farmland is at an organic higher level.

We are a level 1/2 mile walk from the picturesque village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor where the world famous Widecombe Fair dating back to 1850, still takes place every year. Local amenities in the village include a local post office, gift shops, childrens outside play area, riding stables and a National Trust Information Centre. A choice of cafes and traditional Inns which source and provide fine local produce ensure an authentic taste of Devon.

Wooder Manor is an ideal central location for touring Devon and exploring Dartmoor. Walkers are spoilt for choice with walks to suit everyone starting from the doorstep, and it is just a leisurely stroll to a hike on the moors. There are fantastic opportunities for horse riding, cycling, canoeing, fishing, golf, rock climbing painting and bird watching, or just simply relax and take in the breath taking views from one of our cosy cottages.

Dartmoor is rich in prehistoric remains with the medieval settlements at Hound Tor and Grimspound being very good examples and at Haytor the granite tramway is still clearly visible. Guests also enjoy the folklore and mythical legends for which Dartmoor is renowned -Jay’s grave, Hairy Hands, Wistmans Wood, and it was the setting and inspiration for Sir Arthur Conan Doyles famous book, the Hound of the Baskervilles.

Local attractions include Woodlands Leisure Park, Penny Well Farm, Go Ape Treetop Adventure, Haldon Forest activity Park, Splashdown Water Park, Paignton Zoo, Haytor, Bone Hill, Castle Drogo, Buckfast Abbey, Lydford Gorge, Saltram House, Becky Falls, Dart Valley Railway.

For those who would also like to visit the coast, there are miles of sandy beaches to choose from within 30 minutes drive.

Wooder Manor provides five unique holiday homes named after the overlooking granite tors. The cottages and converted coach house sleeping 2/4 and 4/6 are clean and well equipped all with central heating. Two properties are on the ground floor and Lower Hameldown has a wheel-in shower.

There is a courtyard for safe off the road parking and a large shared garden with picnic benches to enjoy your meals in the sunshine. We also provide free of charge, safe storage for bikes and Kayaks.

All the holiday homes are very well equipped and furnished, including a fitted kitchen with full-sized cooker, microwave oven, fridge, freezer in most cases and a good range of crockery and utensils, TV/DVD, iron and ironing board are also provided. For our youngest guests, cots, z-beds and high-chairs are available free of charge. Duvets, blankets and pillows are supplied and bed linen is available by arrangement.

There is a separate laundry building which houses washing machines, tumble driers and a payphone. Central heating is supplied from mid-September to end of May and is included in the total price. Each property has a coal effect electric fire, bathroom wall heater and convector/fan heaters.

Honeybags Cottage has a lovely log fireplace with logs included during the winter months. Electricity is supplied by £1 coin meters. The beauty of Dartmoor changes with every season.

Wooder Manor is open all year round so that you may enjoy this beautiful landscape no matter the time of year. We also offer short breaks and the option of private B&B to. The Bell Family look forward to welcoming you.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Lower Chinkwell cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Sleeps 4. A ground floor converted stable all on the level and suitable for the disabled. Entrance into kitchen/lounge/diner with bay window. Two bedrooms – a double bed and a twin bedded room. The bathroom has a sliding door and room for a wheel chair to turn (bath/shower).

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 28 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 0.5 Miles Nearest Golf : at 7 Miles Nearest Train : at 11 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : torquay at 18 Miles

Special interest holidays:

Local attractions include Woodlands Leisure Park, Penny Well Farm, Go Ape Treetop Adventure, Haldon Forest activity Park, Splashdown Water Park, Paignton Zoo, Haytor, Bone Hill, Castle Drogo, Buckfast Abbey, Lydford Gorge, Saltram House, Becky Falls, Dart Valley Railway.

Walkers are spoilt for choice with walks to suit everyone starting from the doorstep, from a leisurely stroll to a hike on Dartmoor. There are good opportunities for painting, bird-watching, fishing, golfing, walking, cycling, Rock climbing (indoor and outdoors) and horse riding with two riding stables nearby, one only a mile away. stabling and grazing for anyone wanting to bring their own horse. Canoeing enthusiasts can apply for access on the River Dart (8 minute drive) (white water) from October 1st to the end of February. Swimming in the River Dart at Spitchwick is popular during the summer, and a good choice of beaches and swimming pools all within a 30 minute drive.

Coast/Beach:

For those who would also like to visit the coast, there are miles of sandy beaches to choose from within 30 minutes drive.

Further Details:

Alot of our visitors take a keen interest in the local archaeology. Dartmoor is rich in prehistoric remains with the medieval settlements at Hound Tor and Grimspound being very good examples, and at Haytor the granite tramway is still clearly visible. Guests also enjoy the many legends and folklore for which Dartmoor is renowned – Jay’s grave, the hairy hands of Hexworthy, and the Hounds of the Baskervilles….

Places to visit include the National Trust properties at Castle Drogo, Buckland Abbey – once the home of Sir Francis Drake, Lydford Gorge and Saltram House. Other popular attractions are Buckfast Abbey – a living Benedictine monastry, the Dart Valley Steam Railway – which follows the river Dart to Totnes.

Splashdown water park, Go Ape Tree top adventures, Holdon forest activity park, Becky Falls, Miniature Pony Centre, Pennywell Farm, River Dart Country Park and Woodland Leisure Park, Berry Pomeroy Castle. All within a 35 minute drive or less.

he famous Widecombe Fair dating back to about 1850, still takes place every year on the second Tuesday of September, with Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan’l Whiddon, Harry Hawk, Old Uncle Tom Cobley and All, Old Uncle Tom Cobley and All. For more information please call us on 01364 621391.

Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
In your message please detail the number of people in your party, required dates and desired cottage, and please if possible, a contact telephone number. A member of our family will get back to you shortly with availability.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner

Notes on prices:
Unit 1 (HoneyBags) Price Range £360 - £600 Depending on time of year
Unit 2 (Chinkwell) Price Range £340 - £560 Depending on time of year
Unit 3 (Hameldown) Price Range £360 - £600 Depending on time of year
Unit 4 (Lower Hameldown) Price Range £340 - £560 Depending on time of year

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

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

General

  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, can pushed together

Outside

  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

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