Lavender Cottage

Located in South Zeal, Devon

Lavender Cottage is a mid-terrace cottage in South Zeal, Devon and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Lavender Cottage is a lovely mid-terrace cottage resting in South Zeal, Devon. Hosting three bedrooms, including a king-size, a single with truckle bed, and a single, along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to five guests. There is also a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with a wood-burning stove. Outside there is an enclosed rear garden with lawn, patio and seating, a small front lawned area with a bench, and parking is on the roadside or in the nearby free car park around 100m away. Lavender Cottage is a delightful property for a serene walking holiday to Dartmoor.

Property Details

Settled in the small village of South Zeal, just inside Dartmoor National Park, is Lavender Cottage, a charming, mid-terrace cottage offering a traditional base for walking adventures across Devon. Suited to a small family or a group of outdoors enthusiasts, Lavender Cottage sleeps five guests in three bedrooms and is just a stone's throw from the nearest amenities.

Take in the quaint cottage exterior before entering into the entrance lobby where you can hang up your coat before settling in the sitting room. Expect to find a large, impressive inglenook fireplace housing a wood-burning stove, with two sofas and a TV, you can relax here following busy days. Head through to the kitchen/diner beneath the exposed timber beams, coming upon a great range of appliances to make use of, including a dishwasher, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer, with a long dining table with bench seating to come together around. Open up the back door in summer and let the fresh breeze in, with the lovely garden offering a lawned area, patio and furniture for alfresco dining in the sun! Back in the sitting room, a door conceals the staircase; travel up to the first floor to find three delightful bedrooms beneath the eaves and sloping ceilings, including a king-size, a single with a truckle bed that can be a twin room on request, and finally a single, all with pretty décor and ample furnishings, serviced by the family bathroom.

Enjoy a coffee on the bench at the front of the property as you wake up with the village, strolling to the local shop for any essentials or sipping a refreshing drink in one of South Zeal's two pubs, whilst further pubs, tearooms and cafés lie nearby, including Sticklepath Stores and Café and The Old School Tearoom. The bustling town of Okehampton is great for shopping in national and local shops, and offers a wider range of restaurants, as well as being home to Okehampton Castle and some local activity organisers including Adventure Okehampton. Book an exciting excursion with Adventure Okehampton choosing from activities like gorge scrambling, kayaking, mountain biking, pony trekking, climbing and archery.

Plenty of walks can be enjoyed from your doorstep and on the surrounding tors, with historic spots like Nine Stones Circle and Codson Hill Stone Rows being fascinating sights to behold. Enjoy a day exploring the large and imposing medieval-style Castle Drogo, owned by the National Trust, with extensive gardens, a croquet lawn and a café.

A half an hour car journey away is the delights and big city amenities of Exeter, and fast roads will whizz you to the huge sandy beaches on the North Cornish coast near Bude, 36 miles away or in less than an hour you can be at the seaside towns of Exmouth or Teignmouth taking in the salty sea air.

Lavender Cottage is a charming base for a Devon holiday.


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details

South Zeal

South Zeal 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 South Zeal can offer.

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