Located in Great Torrington, Devon
The semi-detached barn conversion, next to the owner's home, near Great Torrington in Devon, sleeps two people in one king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
Pound Cottage is a lovely, single-storey barn conversion, attached to the owner’s home, just under four miles from Great Torrington in Devon. With one king-size double bedroom with en-suite wet room, the property can sleep two people. There’s also a kitchen and a sitting room with a dining area, whilst outside, there is off road parking for one car, a private patio area with furniture and shared use of the owner’s extensive gardens. Pound Cottage is a beautifully converted holiday home, set all across the ground floor.
Great Torrington 3.8 miles. This beautifully converted barn is attached to the owner’s 200-year old farmhouse, set within the quiet rural hamlet of Huntshaw, near Great Torrington in North Devon. Surrounded by paddocks and gently rolling Devon meadows, this charming cottage provides a touch of luxury and perfect peace for a relaxing holiday. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide plenty of light and wonderful views of the countryside and the underfloor heating makes the property warm and cosy underfoot, all year round. The kitchen has traditional slate flooring, and the dining area in the sitting room faces the picture windows, providing the perfect spot for a long breakfast whilst preparing plans for the day ahead. After an afternoon exploring this wonderful area of Devon, the bedroom with king-size bed and garden views, and luxurious en-suite wet room, provides a welcome retreat to retire to. Guests will enjoy stepping through the French doors onto a peaceful, private patio, which is often bathed in sunshine, and planted carefully with colourful shrubs and flowers. Walks are plentiful in this area of Devon, the Tarka Trail being a particular favourite, a 180-mile route through the stunning scenery of North Devon with some magnificent viewpoints along the way. Whilst staying, investigate the Civil War town of Great Torrington, and the famous Dartington Glass factory or the elegant carriages at Arlington Court, RHS Rosemoor, and many more wonderful gardens. The sandy beaches at Westward Ho! and Instow are fifteen minutes' drive away, as is the historic, sloping harbour village of Clovelly, or alternatively why not take a day cruise to Lundy Island where you may see puffins, seabirds, basking sharks and seals? After an action-packed day, Pound Cottage assures you of a peaceful and welcoming retreat to return to.
Great Torrington or Torrington as it is often called, is a pretty, small market town, full of character, above the River Torridge. The town has a variety of convenience and local independent shops as well as cafes, a Victorian Pannier Market and several pubs. The town is linked to many of the walking and cycling routes that run through the town including the Tarkka Trail. With the town of Barnstaple 25 minutes away and Bideford just 15 Clovelly just a little further, this makes Torrington a great base for links to the coast. RHS Rosemoor is a beautiful garden in Great Torrington and is also magical after dark with the trees being lit up by coloured lights. There is even a play area for the children. Dartington crystal is situated here too, take a tour and see the glass being blown and moulded and then relax in the cafe before visiting their gift shop.