1 Freelands Cottage

Located in Manaton
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


1 Freelands Cottage is a pretty, Grade II Listed, thatched cottage in the popular village of Manaton, deep in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park. Absolutely charming and comfortably furnished, this is the perfect spot for walking and exploring the stunning moorland of Dartmoor. Many rocky Tors interrupt the sweeping open moorland, such as nearby Hound Tor, Haytor and Bowerman's Nose. Close by is Widdecombe-in-the-moor, lovely for a day visit, it hosts an annual fair and is home to Uncle Tom Cobley and All! The famous Becky Falls, that tumble 70 feet beneath a canopy of oaks, is within a mile of the cottage.


Living roomwith granite walls, original beams, feature inglenook fireplace inset with a wood burner, sofa, two armchairs, TV and DVD player. Smart kitchen with electric hob, built under oven, washing machine, microwave and fridge with ice box. Step up from the living room to a hall/dining area with dining table to seat four and access to the side of the cottage. Stairs up to bedrooms. Pretty double bedroom with 4ft 6in bed. Twin bedroom with two 3ft beds. Shower room with power shower, wash basin and WC.


The cottage is protected from the lane by a small garden. At the side is a pretty courtyard garden enclosed by a dry stone wall, perfect for sitting outside with table and chairs provided. 3 full sized mountain bikes available for use at own risk.

Parking:  On road parking possible, on road next to cottage (as available).


  • Included: Bed linen (not towels), WiFi, electricity and heating (Eco-warm radiators that produce instant economical heat).
  • Telephone: With honesty box. Mobile reception poor.
  • Local Facilities: Pub including small shop, 50 yards. Shops and open air swimming pool in Bovey Tracey, 5 miles. Farm shop 4 miles. Beaches at Shaldon and Teignmouth, 30 minutes drive. Ashburton and Chagford 30 minutes drive.


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
Rural Location
Washing machine



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Area Details


Manaton is a picturesque, quiet, moorland village across from Lustleigh and near to the Dartmoor National Park. The village is very popular with walkers and cyclists as Manaton is very close to the National park. The village's local pub, The Kestor Inn, serves traditional home-cooked food and offers stunning scenery. This is a destination perfect for those wanting a rural retreat but close to larger towns. We have a great collection of Manaton self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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