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Holwell Holiday Cottages - Chinkwell Tor Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights



Chinkwell Tor Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Chinkwell is one of the latest and last cottages to be converted at Holwell. Completed just before Christmas 2007, Chinkwell was originally the kennels for the farm and estate.

Located in the upper yard level, it is enclosed by a granite wall and has a sheltered lawned garden outside the front door. Its elevated position affords great views over the roof of Hay Tor cottage below to Ripon Tor in the distance

A large entrance hallway - ideal for lots of muddy boots, coats and soggy dogs! opens up into a corridor leading to two ground floor bedrooms and family bathroom and a large open plan kitchen/living/dining room. Central Heating Log Burning Stove Dishwasher.

Upstairs there is a spacious "loft style" bedroom suite comprising ensuite bathroom and dressing area. Central Heating Log Burning Stove Dishwasher.

Together with Saddletor next door, these two cottages together are ideal for larger gatherings as they are separated off from the other cottages and share their own drive.

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About the property


HOLWELL HOLIDAY COTTAGES ideally located for discovering Dartmoor and surrounding area. Stay in one of the three immaculate cottages that have been lovingly and tastefully converted from barns to luxury holiday cottages. CHINKWELL TOR (sleeps 6) - 5* Visit England rated, has 2 king sized and 1 double bedroom with two bathrooms. HOUND TOR (sleeps 6) - (not currently rated by Visit England), has one king size bedroom, two small double plus one ensuite shower room and family bathroom. SADDLE TOR (sleeps 8) - 5* Visit England rated, has 4 large bedrooms (3 king sized, 1 twin which can convert to a king size) with 4 bathrooms. Each retains its unique character and charm with the ultimate in home comforts and surroundings that are truly breath-taking. The living accommodation of each cottage is laid out in open plan form to ensure maximum feeling of space, light, views and that no one is feeling left out of it in the kitchen! All cottages have as standard wood burning stoves, Lady Sandyford Range Cookers with twin hobs and ovens, dishwashers, washing machines/dryer, integrated fridge/freezers, WiFi, TV/DVDs etc. Family and dog friendly.

Location perfect for beautiful walks, drives and climbing Tors. There are several really good family friendly pubs and cafe's within walking and short driving distance. You always know that your children will sleep well at Holwell because the air is so pure and they will be so exhausted from their hikes etc. Holwell is a place where all the family can have a fun and relaxing time. There are so many natural pursuits to enjoy that don't cost any more money. One of the activities that is available all year round on Dartmoor is fly fishing. You can choose from the tributaries of the River Dart on the high moor where the water first rises to the wider reaches down near Totnes. Holwell is home to a varied and rich wildlife. Flora and fauna greet you at every turn. On Dartmoor there is really something for everyone. Gentle strolls along easily navigated paths combine with more ambitious hiking routes which will keep you going for up to a day at a time. The Dartmoor National Park offers a really great Guided Walk service and we can arrange for a Park Ranger to take you for walks in advance of your stay. Certainly a “greener” approach to getting about on your visit to Dartmoor. We can hire in cycles for the whole family that are here for your arrival and duration of stay. The location is also ideal for day trips to Torquay, Paignton, the Eden project etc. Something for everyone at Holwell Holiday Cottages.

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Property Manager
Debbie Hall
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
6 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Saddle Tor, the bluebells, sunshine and family made for a wonderful time on Holwell Farm. Thank you Sophia, you are wonderful. The McDowall Family.

What a pity we have to leave Holwell Farm, it has been 3 weeks of 'bliss' walking and cycling on the moors, discovering magical spots like Dendle's and Wistman's Wood, and coming home to a cosy cottage.

Thank you for a very enjoyable 7 days. Saddle Tor and Chinkwell Tor were perfect for our family of 13. Spacious, comfortable and genuinely perfect home away from home for us to spend some quality time together as a family. Thank you. Ireland Family.
Jun 2014
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Booking Notes:
Bookings for 2 weeks benefit from a 10% discount. Rates are fully inclusive of all power, heating, linen, towels, welcome pack (1 week min.), arrival logs . Check in is from 4pm onwards and departure by 10am. Full payment is required on bookings taken within 12 weeks of arrival date. Non refundable deposit of £250, per week on bookings over 12 weeks prior to arrival dates. Balances taken 12 weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
The start dates listed are Fridays, however we are flexible on the arrival and departure dates wherever possible, so please ask us.

Notes on prices:
Discount of 10% on bookings of 2 weeks.
Short Breaks of 3 nights minimum available other than periods of public or school holidays from £150.00 to £175.00 per night.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Manaton in West Country

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: Ample car parking, is provided at Holwell Holiday Cottages. Lawned area with outdoor furniture, barbecue.