The Hayloft

Located in Haytor Vale
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1


This newly converted former farm building is within view of Dartmoor National Park's most famed beauty spot and well-loved ancient tor, Haytor Rock, and now provides three fantastic holiday properties.  They have been sympathetically converted and beautifully styled and furnished with a blend of warming moorland colours and cosy soft-furnishings which are complemented with modern luxury amenities.

Nestled between two barns lies The Hayloft, a chic reverse level property which offers a touch of luxury as well as an abundance of class. The open plan living area not only boasts a lofty vaulted ceiling but also a floor to ceiling window providing stunning far-reaching views across rolling South Devon countryside all the way down to the sea. The centrally located dining table makes the best use of this view and ensures that every meal is a wondrous occasion. After a long day of exploring, make use of the elegant roll top bath and the beautiful upholstered feature winged bed to revitalise any aching limbs.

Rural, yet not isolated, the peaceful location will dazzle the senses for those seeking outdoor pursuits as well as those wanting a restful holiday at any time of year.  Each of the properties boasts stunning views across open wild sweeping moorland as well as across rolling Devon countryside towards the sparkle of the South Devon coastline.  Dartmoor ponies are likely to nuzzle at the property's gate.  Whether on foot or on bike, there are endless routes straight from the front doors, and the many mysterious Dartmoor tales will captivate the imaginations of all ages.  The historic quarries at Haytor are just a short walk away, from where you can follow the Haytor Granite Tramway, tracing the route to the coast used when granite was exported during the late 18th Century.  For cyclists, Haytor is a regular Tour of Britain stage. For more restful pursuits there is a fabulous cafe bar offering delicious local goodies, a wonderful Dartmoor Inn and restaurant, and a National Park Visitor Centre that will equip guests with plentiful local information within a short stroll of the barns.  Just slightly further afield, within a mile or so, there is a well-stocked farm shop as well as a selection of picturesque village inns and tearooms; and just beyond that a wider selection of amenities are found within Bovey Tracey. Beyond Dartmoor, the shops, theatres, and cinemas of Exeter are not far away. Day trips to beaches in Teignmouth or South Hams offer a great alternative for a fun day-out.


The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall with bench seating, coat hanging and cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer. Stairs lead up to the first floor open plan living area which boasts a light and airy vaulted ceiling as well as a large feature window with stunning long-distance views.  Lounge area with large four-seater sofa, TV and DVD.  A modern gloss kitchen with an induction hob, built-in oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge with freezer compartment is complemented with the dining table to comfortably seat four guests. Bedroom 1 with 5ft king bed, chest of drawers, open hanging and en suite cloakroom with WC and washbasin.  To the ground floor, a wonderful nights sleep will be enjoyed in bedroom 2 which is furnished with a beautiful and striking upholstered winged king bed and wardrobe.  A sumptuous and luxury bathroom is adorned with an elegant roll-top bath, separate shower, twin washbasins and WC.


Grassed garden area with pathway to front door.


On site parking with designated space for one car per property.


  • Included: Bed linen, Wifi, electricity and central heating.  High chair, travel cot and stairgate by arrangement – please arrange at time of booking. Towels are available to hire - please enquire at the time of booking.
  • Telephone: Landline telephone for incoming and emergency outgoing calls. Mobile reception fair/good depending upon network.
  • Local Facilities:   Cafe bar 500 yards. Inn & Restaurant 500 yards. Dartmoor National Park Visitors Centre 600 yards. Superb farm shop 1 mile. Small health club with indoor swimming pool 2 miles, tennis courts 2 miles, outdoor pool (seasonal) in Bovey Tracey, 3 miles. Several local village pubs, tea rooms and shops within 3 miles, with a wider selection and supermarket in Bovey Tracey, 3 miles. Riding stables in Widecombe-in-the-Moor, 3 miles. Golf Courses, 4 miles. Miniature Pony Centre, 7 miles; Pennywell Farm, 10 miles. Nearest beaches at Teignmouth and Shaldon 15 miles. Exeter 18 miles.


High Chair
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Swimming Pool
Washing machine



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Area Details

Haytor Vale

Haytor Vale is a village steeped in history and located in the eastern section of Dartmoor below Haytor Rocks. The village is a great base to explore the National Park and is popular with walkers, nature lovers and historians as it offers a variety of walks for any level of fitness. Dartmoor offers lots to keep all ages entertained and the village offers a pub and tearoom. There is a farm shop 3 minutes away in Ullacombe and the market town of Bovey Tracey is 9 minutes drive away. This is a destination perfect for those wanting a rural retreat but close to larger towns. We have a great collection of Haytor Vale self-catering cottages from which you can enjoy the area.

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