The Armourers Forge
Located in Ashburton, Devon
This cottage is located in the village of Ashburton, near Newton Abbot, and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 1
The Armourers Forge is a delightful cottage situated in the village of Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park. Hosting four bedrooms; three doubles, and a twin, along with two bathrooms, this property can sleep up to eight people. Inside you will also find a kitchen, dining room, and a sitting room with wood burner. To the outside is off-road parking. Located in a wonderful setting and close to places of interest, The Armourers Forge is an excellent retreat in a homely part of England.
Ashburton lies on the southern slopes of Dartmoor, excellently positioned for the rugged high moors to the North, and coastline to the South. The town is home to The Armourers Forge, a wonderful townhouse located over three floors, with fabulous decor creating a home from home holiday experience for friends and family. Inside you will find a modern kitchen with white units, neighbouring a dining room which provides seating for up to eight people, centred by a charming fireplace, and surrounded by original sash windows. After a long day, return here for delicious meals, as you join your loved ones to discuss the events of the afternoon. Continue your evenings on the first floor, especially in the lounge, co-ordinated with contemporary sofas, and a woodburning stove, those cooler nights will become a cosy haven. Four bedrooms grace the two upper floors, each boast their own personality, beautifully styled with views over towards the rear courtyard, as well as St Lawrence Chapel to the front. Two bathrooms finish the property, both feature a freestanding bath, and separate shower so you can get ready in the early hours, or enjoy a good soak after the sunsets. The scenery in this area of South Devon is glorious in all weathers and offers visitors opportunities for walking, pony trekking, canoeing, fishing and lazing on the beach. Dartmoor has many picturesque villages and hamlets with old thatched cottages and ancient churches, surrounded by a patchwork of fields and woodland. Lustleigh, North Bovey, Chagford and Widecombe- in- the- Moor are fine examples. The attractive seaside town of Teignmouth is a half-hour drive and the popular Blackpool Sands, a little further down the coast. You will be spoilt for choice in this part of Devon.
Ashburton has artisan shops and with its history and museum, has built a reputation for its high standard of antiques and fine collectables outlets. It also has tea rooms, a wine bar and a food deli. In the surrounding area, Dartmoor has many villages and hamlets with old thatched cottages and ancient churches, surrounded by a patchwork of fields and woodland.