Old Anvil Cottage

Located in Chudleigh, Devon

Old Anvil Cottage is a detached cottage in Chudleigh, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms in 5-star luxury.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


Old Anvil Cottage is a detached cottage resting in Chudleigh in Devon. Hosting two double bedrooms; one with an en-suite bathroom and one with an en-suite wet room, along with a cloakroom, this property can sleep up to four guests. There is an open-plan living space with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. To the outside, there’s a front enclosed courtyard with seating, whilst off-road parking is available for two cars. Old Anvil Cottage is a perfect base for a homely escape to Devon.

Property Details

In an endearing location on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park is this charming single-storey Old Anvil Cottage, a detached property located in the centre of the wool town of Chudleigh’s conservation area. The location is a fantastic base for a group of couples or family to rest their heads after a walk through the Devonshire countryside or after a trip to the nearby beach resorts along the Devon coastline.The cottage was converted in 2015 from a skittle alley and function room totally updating it internally to a contemporary finish. It is located in a small enclave of properties surrounded by natural stone walling, with a footpath leading onto Fore Street.

Vehicle access is through the town car park to its own private walled parking area within the grounds, offering a generous space for two cars. The parking area leads onto a separate quaint enclosed courtyard garden where you can dine alfresco or relish being outside enjoying a morning coffee.

As you enter the property a few oak steps take you up to the single level that contains all the amenities. Once inside you can feel at home in the colourful open-plan gallery ceiling living space which boasts a comfortable lounge area with a Smart TV, a sociable dining area and a well-equipped kitchen featuring granite worktops and built-in appliances. A small balcony from the lounge overlooks the courtyard garden and parking area with distant views of hay-tor on Dartmoor visible on clear days. Moving through the property, there is a cloakroom containing a washbasin and WC, then you find two attractive double bedrooms both with TV's; the master with a king-size bed and glorious en-suite with freestanding bath, WC, vanity basin unit and separate shower area. The other bedroom has a double bed with an en-suite containing a shower, WC and vanity basin unit. Lighting is provided by any combination of the chandelier, wall lights and recessed ceiling lights all dimmable to provide the right ambience for cosy evenings.

As you acquaint yourself with your surroundings and roam around the town of Chudleigh, you will find it is home to a good number of local shops, coffee houses and takeaways. There are several local pubs and dining options for when you fancy a local meal out without the need to drive. There are a magnitude of local walks nearby and the nearest National Trust Gardens are at Parke near Bovey Tracey, which is a tranquil country park.

Venture out to the bustling city of Exeter and immerse yourself in the local culture as you visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter Cathedral, Devon Wildlife Trust, and the Exeter Historic Guildhall. Alternatively, you can spend the day in Exeter indulging in some retail therapy and bar hopping particularly around the historic Exeter canal area.

For those wanting the beach, The English Riviera coast is nearby with the Devon beach resorts of Dawlish, Teignmouth and Torquay nearest, while the picturesque resorts of Brixham and Dartmouth are all within an easy drive. Local bus stops provide a frequent bus connection to both Newton Abbot and Exeter, while for train buffs a rail journey between Exeter and Newton Abbot takes you around the Exe estuary to Dawlish and Teignmouth and up the Teign estuary to Newton Abbot.

Travel over to the incredible Dartmoor National Park for an array of walking adventures, cycling routes and outdoor scenery.


  • Gas central heating and underfloor heating to en-suites
  • Electric oven, grill and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, coffee machine, Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power are included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Front enclosed courtyard with table and seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 100 metres
  • Please note: There are two nearby mews houses ongoing internal completion but this should not detract from the enjoyment of the cottage


Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine


Area Details


Chudleigh is a pretty market town steeped in history dating back to the Saxon times. The area around the village has fantastic views and is often referred to as a "walkers paradise" Chudleigh is near to Dartmoor National Park and within 8 miles of Teignmouth beach. The village has a supermarket, a pharmacist and a few cafes and pubs. We have a great collection of Chudleigh self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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