Dartfordleigh House

Located in Widecombe-in-the-moor, Devon

Dartfordleigh House is a detached house resting in Postbridge near Princetown, Devon and can sleep 12 guests in six bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Pet Friendly: 2


The living areas in the property consist of a kitchen offering a range with an electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, dishwasher, a utility with a washer/dryer and fridge/freezer, a dining room with seating for 12 people and a woodburning stove, a sitting room with a Smart TV and woodburning stove, along with a snug offering a woodburning stove and selection of books. The bedrooms consist of a king-size with a TV and en-suite shower room, a double with a TV and en-suite bathroom, two doubles with TVs and en-suite shower rooms, a ground-floor twin with TV and en-suite bathroom, along with a twin hosting a TV. Outside, there is a rear lawn and off-road parking for six cars. Within 5.4 miles, you will find a shop, and within 0.1 mile, a pub, and please note that this is a non-smoking property. Two well-behaved pets are welcome at the property. WiFi, fuel, power, starter pack for the woodburning stoves, bed linen and towels are all included in the cost. A highchair and travel cot are available here. For your next Devon adventure, choose the marvellous Dartfordleigh House. Note: There is a door separating the king-size and twin, please consider this when booking. Note: Due to the property being a former hunting lodge, there is taxidermy on some of the walls.

Property Details

Dartfordleigh House is an impressive detached house residing just paces from iconic Postbridge, in Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Dartfordleigh House, a historic hunting lodge built in 1890, is a fantastic location for a large family or group of 12's staycation in Devon. When you arrive, you will be met with generous off-road parking for six cars, allowing you to ease without fuss into your new home-away-from-home.

Inside to find the ornate sitting room, where soft sofas welcome you to take a seat in front of the toasty wood-burning stove; switch on the Smart TV to stream your favourite show or enjoy a movie or board game with friends. If you want to relax in a quieter setting, make your way to the adjacent library offering a great selection of books for you to choose from. When you're hungry, head to the kitchen, which is equipped with all of the appliances you'll need, such as an oil-fired range cooker and large fridge/freezer and is where the group's chef can whip up delectable dishes for all to enjoy. These treats can be enjoyed in the formal dining room; a perfect spot for that special meal or celebration.

When you've had your fill of sightseeing, retire to one of the six tastefully decorated bedrooms, one of which is a twin on the ground floor with access to a superb en-suite bathroom. Continue upstairs to discover five additional bedrooms, including a king-size with a four-poster bed, with en-suite shower room and connecting access to a twin, as well as a double with an en-suite bathroom, and two more doubles enjoying en-suite shower rooms; all of the bedrooms have TVs, for added convenience. A small lawn can be found at the back of the property, where ball games may be played, and your furry friends can stretch their legs.

A pub is located a short distance away in the East Dart Hotel and you'll find a small post office and local stores just across the road. Superb walking and hiking are available from the door, explore the charming Wistman's Wood, or cycle along Drake's Trail's beautiful scenery. A short drive to Princetown and you'll find a brewery, cafés, a pleasant pub, and the Dartmoor Prison Museum.

The market towns of Chagford and Moretonhampstead, both with an outdoor swimming pool, gorgeous churches, and bespoke independent shops are a must-see. A little farther away is Plymouth, a lively port city with a plethora of family-friendly activities ranging from the National Marine Aquarium, the famous Hoe, and an Art Deco Lido, to the National Trust Property of Saltram.

If you're looking for additional outdoor experiences, visit Dartmoor National Park, or if you prefer a day in the city, Exeter is a picturesque drive away and offers a variety of activities.

Choose Dartfordleigh House for a fantastic stay any time of year.


Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs facilities
Four Poster
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire


Area Details


Widecombe-in-the-moor offers the perfect mix of premium holiday cottages at affordable prices. Whether it's a romantic break for two, or you are taking the dog for a whole family getaway, you're sure to love what Widecombe-in-the-moor can offer.

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