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

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Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Description

Old Orchard

Old Orchard is a home away from home for a couple looking for a romantic getaway or a family. It sleeps four. Old Orchard has an upside down design with both bedrooms and two bathrooms on the ground floor and the living and dining areas upstairs. There is a wc upstairs. Like the other cottages it retains much of the character of its first construction with many original beams, high ceilings and wood flooring. All of the modern conveniences have been added to make this the ideal place to relax in the serenity of the Devon countryside.

Complimentary free range eggs are available on request. There is also free Wi-Fi access. 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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About the Owner

Mr & Mrs. Tim Clarke
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

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Notes

30% deposit due at time of booking. Remainder to be paid 6 weeks prior to holiday. Cards, cheques, cash, and direct transfers accepted.
Payments are non-refundable.

1 Reviews

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(1 traveller reviews)

5

Fantastic property for a great break with the famaily

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful property with lovely walks nearby and a feeling of serenity.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

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

Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

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

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, ensuite
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • All of the bathrooms have ceramic tile floors.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • All of the bedrooms have oak strip flooring.

Outside

  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking

Meals

  • Self-catering

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.

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