Located in Chagford, Devon
This semi-detached cottage rests in Chagford, Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 1
Shilstone Lodge is a charming semi-detached property set on the owner’s farm just a few miles from Chagford, Devon. Hosting two bedrooms, including a ground-floor king-size and a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room, along with a ground floor shower room, 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 is a garden with a lawn and a decked area with seating, as well as off-road parking for two cars. Shilstone Lodge is a lovely property in a picturesque Devonshire setting.
Situated in a quiet, rural location on the owner's 120-acre working farm within Dartmoor National Park is this delightful cottage, Shilstone Lodge. Enjoy relaxing within the lovely open-plan living space, where charming cottage style comes together with contemporary features. Beneath the ceiling beams, rustle up delicious food in the country style kitchen with views out to the countryside beyond from the windows. A pretty dining area lies next to the kitchen, as well as the sitting area presenting plush seating so you can relax after a fun-filled day. The ground floor is home to the king-size bedroom, an elegant space with feature wallpaper and plenty of storage, as well as a shower room. Head up into the sloping eaves and find the second bedroom, with two single beds and an en-suite shower room offering another homely spot and more wonderful views. You can enjoy sitting out on the decking with a morning coffee as you wake up to the sound of the countryside around you, with your own lawn space to make use of too. Guests have access to the 120-acre grounds and with prior arrangement with the owner, you can try a spot of fishing in the lake on site. Good food lovers will be spoilt for choice with the range of restaurants and pubs found in the picturesque town of Chagford and the many picture-perfect villages nearby. Walkers too will love the choice of moor and river walks nearby. Stroll along the Teign Gorge to Castle Drogo, a National Trust-owned country house designed in a medieval style with beautiful grounds to explore. From there journey on to the Fingle Bridge Inn for a hearty pub lunch on the banks of the River Teign. In the summer months, Chagford Swimming Pool, an open-air river-fed public pool is a brilliant place to spend a sunny day. As well as being within reach of east and south Devon golden sandy beaches and more pretty towns to see, Shilstone Lodge is a perfect pick for a Dartmoor stay.
Set in the northern part of Dartmoor National Park, Chagford is a picturesque town that is surprisingly well provisioned, boasting four pubs and a wide range of shops. The River Teign runs through the town and you can go on a riverside walk to find the Fingle Bridge, a local beauty spot. With the largest open-air swimming pool in the south-west and public tennis courts, you can also enjoy your leisure time. Chagford holds music, literary and film festivals annually as well as regular exhibitions of paintings and poetry.
However, most people staying here are coming to wonder at the beauty of Dartmoor. With over 200 square miles of beautiful moorland to discover it is a rambler's dream dotted with historic sites such as Grimspound and dramatic scenery including the famous tors.