Thrushel Cottage

Located in Lifton, Devon

Thrushel Cottage is a detached cottage in Lifton, West Devon and can sleep five people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Thrushel Cottage is a detached cottage resting in Lifton in West Devon. Hosting three bedrooms; a king-size with a TV, a double and a single, along with a bathroom, this property can sleep up to five guests. There is a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside, there is a front lawn garden with garage and bike storage and an enclosed rear garden with lawn and patio with seating, whilst off-road parking is available for two cars. Thrushel Cottage boasts a tranquil base for a rural getaway.

Property Details

Tucked away in the quiet village of Lifton is this gorgeous stone-built cottage, offering welcoming accommodation for a family to rest and rejuvenate during a trip to Devon. Thrushel Cottage is set in idyllic countryside, overlooking far-reaching hills and luscious fields whilst the babbling River Thrushel runs alongside the front garden.

You are welcomed via several steps into the entrance porch where you can kick off your muddy boots before a relaxing evening indoors, gather in the sitting room for a family film night, as the open fire fills the room with warmth. Prepare heart-warming meals in the spacious kitchen/diner, equipped with contemporary amenities including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, and a dishwasher, accompanied by a casual breakfast bar and formal dining table for all occasions.

Once the sun has set, withdraw to the first floor and find three delightful bedrooms, comprising a double, a twin and a king-size with its own Smart TV, all served by a sleek bathroom where you can soak in a soothing bubble bath, or hop in for a refreshing shower.

Spend a warm summer's evening in the enclosed garden, soaking up the last of the day's sunshine as you dine alfresco on the patio and your furry friends run around the lawn.

Explore the surrounding village of Lifton, which boasts a national award-winning farm shop, which sells local produce, and a welcoming pub where you can spend an evening delighting in a delicious pub grub alongside a crisp pint before a gentle riverside walk. Spend a day at the historic town of Launceston nearby, home to remains of a Norman castle and two town trails for you to learn more about the rich local history before catching a ride on the Launceston Steam Railway, which stops off at Newmills Farm Park, a great day out for all the family.

The nearby stannary town of Tavistock boasts a range of wonderful attractions including the renowned pannier market, imposing ruins of the old abbey, Tavistock Museum, and a flowing canal for romantic strolls, alternatively, Okehampton market town boasts a haunted castle with picnic spots and the Museum of Dartmoor Life alongside vibrant amenities. Discover the Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre for an unforgettable day out as you admire unique wildlife including fallow deer, wallabies, meerkats, birds of prey, and the marvellous British and Asian Short Clawed Otters. Hike up your walking boots and delight in a day roaming around Dartmoor National Park or Bodmin Moor, discovering a wealth of adventure throughout challenging walking trails, rugged cycling routes, and outdoor activities, whilst sailing at Roadford Lake is just a short drive away.

More fun can be found at the Dingles fairground museum, Widemouth Bay beach, Lydford with its castle, gorge, and steep climb to Brentor church, or at Princetown, Plymouth and Exeter further afield.

Enjoy a refreshing break to West Devon at Thrushel Cottage.


  • Electric central heating and open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, Smart TV, WiFi and selection of books
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Front lawn garden
  • Enclosed rear garden with lawn and patio with seating
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop ½ miles, pub 150 metres


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Lifton is a village in West Devon close to the border of Cornwall just north of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and just a few miles west of Dartmoor National Park. Lifton has the popular Strawberry Fields Farm Shop and Restaurant with several other eating options available in the surrounding villages. One of the major attractions of the area is the unusual Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, home to the National Fairground Collection, capturing the magic of vintage rides through exhibits, displays and historic rides all of which is inside covering a huge 45,000 square feet. The countryside is stunning, popular with walkers and cyclists, both the Tamar Valley and Dartmoor are a short drive away.

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