Swallow Cottage

Located in Postbridge

Situated in perhaps the most scenic and popular area for walking within the Dartmoor National Park in the heart of Devon, Swallow Cottage has pretty views of the East Dart River and the moor beyond.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 2

Description

Situated in perhaps the most scenic and popular area for walking within the Dartmoor National Park in the heart of Devon, Swallow Cottage has pretty views of the East Dart River and the moor beyond. The central location of the cottage enables guests to access the moor immediately from its doorstep.  This recently completed holiday barn conversion enjoys the rustic exterior of a traditional Dartmoor building with the benefits of a modern, light and airy internal layout which will appeal to both couples and families alike. The property is set alongside a small country house hotel in the picturesque hamlet of Postbridge and guests have access to its 36 acres of private grounds. In addition, Swallow Cottage has its own private terrace for alfresco dining as well as a superb open plan living space with a wood burning stove at its heart. A wonderful holiday retreat, whatever time of year.

Postbridge, with its legendary 12thcentury clapper bridge and a National Park Visitors Centre, provides superb walking for all abilities. The many local traditional pubs and tearooms provide a great way to finish a good days rambling or fishing with the offer of freshly cooked meals or a cream tea. The local area provides horse riding and fishing opportunities as well as the chance to visit the nearby ancient settlement of Grimspound.

Short breaks may be available during the low season. Please call Toad Hall Cottages to book.

Accommodation:

Two sets of patio doors open into a superb open plan living space. Lounge area with two sofas, armchair, wood burning stove, wall mounted Smart TV,DVD player and ipod dock. Dining area with table to comfortably accommodate 6. Vaulted kitchen with modern shaker units with built-in electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge / freezer, dishwasher and washer / dryer. Door from lounge area into ground floor hallway. Doors lead to Bedroom 2 with 6ft super king bed (can be separated to create two 3ft single beds), built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedroom 3 with two 3ft single beds, built-in wardrobe and chest of drawers. Family bathroom with bath with thermostatic shower over, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Stairs lead to first floor to master bedroom (some areas of height restriction due to sloped eaves). Bedroom 1 with 5ft double bed, built-in wardrobe and drawers. En suite with bath and mixer shower attachment, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.   

Outside:

Open paved terrace directly in front of the cottage. Picnic bench, two sun loungers and barbecue provided. Guests are also welcome to explore the hotel's 36 acres of grounds.  

Parking:

Private driveway with space to accommodate up to three vehicles.

Features:

  • Included: Bed linen and towels, WiFi, complimentary first basket of logs, electricity, central heating.
  • Security deposit: £100
  • Pets: 2 dogs welcome.
  • Telephone: Mobile reception poor. Guest payphone available in hotel reception.
  • May be suitable for those with walking disabilities. Please discuss property's suitability prior to booking.
  • Local Facilities: Village pub 500yards. Village shop with post office 5 minutes walk. Horse riding stables 3miles. Fishing on East Dart River 100yards (license available from village shop). Moretonhampstead 8.5miles. Princetown 6miles. South Devon coastal beaches from 26 miles. Exeter 22miles.

 

 

Features

Dishwasher
Great View
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Rural Location
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Postbridge

Postbridge 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 Postbridge can offer.

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