Located in Chagford, Devon
This detached Dartmoor cottage is situated two miles from the Dartmoor town of Chagford and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: 2
Yelfords Cottage is a lovely detached cottage near the Devon town of Chagford. The cottage sleeps six people in two double bedrooms (one with en suite shower room) and a twin, with family bathroom. On the ground floor are a sitting room with wood burning stove, dining room, kitchen and shower room. Outside is an enclosed garden. Two miles from the friendly little Dartmoor town of Chagford and with walks from the doorstep, Yelfords Cottage is a peaceful cottage for enjoying a Devon holiday.
This detached cottage is situated two miles from the Devon town of Chagford, in a rural spot within the 15-acre grounds of the owners’ house. Comfortable and welcoming, it is a fine cottage for families or friends to enjoy. The porch and large hall lead through to the bright sitting room with its slate floor, wood-burning stove and French windows giving splendid views to the moorland hill of Meldon and access to a little patio. The dining room also has French windows to the patio, where you can enjoy a barbecue. The large kitchen is well equipped, and you have a useful downstairs shower room. The master double, one of three wood-floored bedrooms, has an en suite shower room, as well as use of the family bathroom. The garden is enclosed and sheltered by a rhododendron hedge. From the cottage, head out on a twenty-minute walk to the open moors, with its tors and ponies and sheep, and there are other lovely countryside walks from the door. Chagford offers a choice of shops and inns, as well as a seasonal outdoor pool and tennis courts, and the cathedral city of Exeter is just 17 miles away. Sandy beaches are a 20-mile drive. Yelfords Cottage is well located for walking on Dartmoor and exploring Devon.
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.