Carthorse Cottage

Located in Teignmouth, Devon

A barn conversion in the village of Luton in Devon that can sleep ten people in five bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Pet Friendly: No


Carthorse Cottage is a barn converted cottage in Luton, Devon. It has five bedrooms including three double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms, two bedrooms have en-suite facilities as well as the cottage having three family shower rooms, it can sleep ten people. Also inside you will find a kitchen/diner, sitting room with a woodburning stove, indoor swimming pool and a games room. Outside is off road parking for six cars and on-site is the owner’s Site of Special Scientific Interest with a stream, two ponds, a play area and picnic benches as well as a barbecue. Carthorse Cottage is an outstanding cottage in a great rural location.

Property Details

Luton 1 mile. A charming, characterful barn conversion on Higher Rixdale Farm outside the delightful village of Luton in Devon. Large rooms and fantastic furnishings make this cottage ideal for families and friends to come and enjoy this incredible area. The large sitting room with a wood-burning stove, TV and enough comfortable seating for all the family has patio doors which lead to the decking area and flood the room with natural light. The kitchen diner is very roomy and has all the equipment you could ask for with stylish oak features throughout. Exposed wooden beams add a sense of charm to Carthorse Cottage. To make the cottage even more impressive there is a indoor heated swimming pool and games room, with a pool table and a Play Station. The ground floor is completed by a wet room and a cosy double bedroom to make Carthorse Cottage suitable for limited mobility guests. The first floor holds four well-presented bedrooms, all with TV/DVDs. Two double rooms with en-suite facilities, two twin rooms and family shower rooms to make it the perfect place for groups to come and stay. Carthorse Cottage is situated on the owner's 105-acre cattle and sheep farm which has a wide variety of habitats and wildlife including an area of Special Scientific Interest. Guests are encouraged to explore the farm and experience the magnificent views of Dartmoor. This cottage is set in a quiet, secluded area outside the village of Luton, that boasts fantastic scenery and the family-friendly village pub the Elizabethan Inn which won Taste of the West gold award 2016 and has its own Gelato ice cream maker. Nearby are the sandy beaches of Teignmouth and Shaldon, and Dawlish Warren with its sand dunes and Nature & Wildlife Reserve. The Dartmoor National Park, Newton Abbot, Torbay and Exeter are all within 15 miles and offer different types of visits and attractions. Carthorse Cottage is a fantastic barn conversion in a beautiful and accessible location.


Cot Available
Downstairs facilities
Games Room
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Swimming Pool
Washing machine


Area Details


On the South Devon Coast, lying on the north bank of the Teign estuary, Teignmouth is a large seaside town with long sandy beaches, pretty Georgian buildings and great facilities. Take a stroll along the Victorian Pier, visit the lido with heated outdoor pool, show your skills at the skate park or relax at the Town Beach. Take a stroll along Teignmouth River Beach then eat at one of the many restaurants with many specialising in locally caught fish all washed down with local craft beers and real ales. Time your trip to the summer carnival, Septembers Food Festival or Novembers Jazz Festival. Visit the Shaldon Wildlife Trust across the estuary and take in the castle and botanical gardens at the same time, Eastcliff Park for a beautiful walk with clifftop views, have a stroll through the Arts Quarter or take in some history at the museum.

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