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Luxurious Self-Catering Cottages With Indoor Pool & Sauna in Dartmoor Nat'l Park - Great Cleave

People9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Great Cleave

The perfect place for an extended family holiday or for a large group. It has an upside down design with 4 double bedrooms, (3 on the ground floor) 3 bathrooms (all with tubs and showers), dining/living area which can accommodate 16 diners, gallery seating area, Freeview, DVD, VCR, fully equipped kitchen including range master double oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, wood burning stove (wood provided). It was converted from an old threshing barn and cow byre and the living/dining area has 15 foot ceilings to the apex. This creates on one side the fourth double bedroom and the other a gallery which is popular with children. The gallery also has a futon which can be an additional bed. We also will provide upon request a high chair and cot (no linen).

Complimentary free range eggs are available on request. Baby-sitting is available.

Eight acres of fields to roam.

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About the property

East Underdown Cottages

Nestled in the middle of rolling Devon countryside and on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, East Underdown is the perfect place for a family holiday or a quiet romantic getaway. The three cottages were converted from 17c barns. Walkers enjoy a choice of trails within minutes of the cottages. For families, there is much to do within a short drive. While we enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside, we are three miles from the A30 and very accessible to the rest of the South West. All guests have unlimited access (8a-10p) to our indoor, heated pool with current machine and sauna. There is a fenced, green play space for children, and even big kids enjoy our games room with a snooker table, darts, table tennis, table football. The cottages have their own private patios with picnic tables and barbecues.

Great Cleave (4 bedrooms) sleeps 8

Little Cleave (2 bedrooms) sleeps 4

Old Orchard (2 bedrooms) sleeps 4

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Owner
Mr & Mrs. Tim Clarke
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

Available Rentals

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Notes

30% deposit due at the time of booking. Remaining payment to be made 6 weeks prior to holiday. Cards, cheques, cash, and direct transfers accepted.
Payments are non-refundable.
Guests may arrive any time after 3pm on the day they are to take occupation. Guests must leave by 10am on the day of departure.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Exeter in Drewsteignton

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • All bathrooms have ceramic tile.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , or large double
  • All bedrooms have oak strip flooring.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Guests must be sufficiently mobile to climb the stairs from the bedroom area to the living area with the use of handrails. We offer a selection of DVD for rental. There is free Wi-Fi. Smoking is allowed in Old Orchard.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodation, great facilities and great location.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing accommodation, facilities and location!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in great cleaves cottage with another family and had an amazing time. The photos really don’t do this place justice. The cottage itself is huge with plenty of space to accommodate everyone comfortably. The on-site facilities were fantastic, the pool and games room were used every day - perfect for keeping 5 active boys happy! The location is ideal- remote enough to feel like you can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life yet close enough to local amenities if you run out of essentials. Dartmoor itself didn’t stop giving- so many beautiful walks and great beaches to enjoy. Would highly recommend this place for others to visit.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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2nd stay here and it was just as good

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great accommodation. Really spacious. It was our second stay and we would definitely go again. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Hope to see you again!
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5

Perfect for a family Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Seven of us stayed here for our Xmas break. Plenty of comfortable beds. Beautifully warm house with log fire as well. Kitchen very well equipped. Would definitely recommend Great Cleave. It’s also ideal as a holiday home for walkers although the weather didn’t allow us to walk. Barbara is a lovely host.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks. Would love to see your family again. And happy new year!
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family celebration

  • 5 of 5

Weekend away with friends and family for a celebration. Ticked all the boxes for all age groups, 30's 60's& 70's.

Facilities very good in the cottage, games room & swimming pool.

Owner friendly and helpful would certainly recommend a holiday here for peace and quiet.

Fingle Bridge Inn and river side walk excellent, as was the Three Crowns Hotel in Chagford

for Sunday lunch.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Family party of two teenagers, a child, a baby, two dogs and five adults to celebrate a 60th birthday. It accomodated us all comfortably. The cottage is well stocked with all you could need, the little pool was lovely. We all had a fabulous time. Huge Thank you to the Clarke’s.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're very welcome! It's a pleasure. Thank you for your kind words.
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Location

Nearest Airport
27 Kilometres
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Drewsteignton
Nearest Ferry
68 Kilometres
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Fingle Glen
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
Exeter St. Davids
Nearest Motorway
47 Kilometres
M5
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Drewsteignton
Nearest Beach
48 Kilometres
Exmouth
Car: necessary

Dartmoor National Park is one of the last wilderness areas of Britain -- moorland landscape, wild ponies, ancient settlements -- great walks. Also easy access to Exmoor, and either the rugged seascapes of North Devon and Cornwall or the milder Channel shores of South Devon. 3 miles from Chagford (old town known for its shopping and nearby walks), 10 from Exeter, 8 from Okehampton. We are within 10 miles of three 18 hole golf courses including Bovey Castle. Only an hour from the Eden Project. Children love the Miniature Pony Centre at Moretonhampstead (5 miles) and the House of Marbles at Bovey Tracey (12 miles). Five minutes from the last castle built in England -- Castle Drogo. 13 miles from Exeter and Exeter University.

On a typical day at East Underdown you could talk a short walk up the road to the ancient stones of Spinster's Rock, lunch at one of the many local pubs, relax with a swim and sauna before cuddling up by the wood burner (or hanging out on the private patio).

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