This delightful cottage nestled in a much sought after Devon village, offers creature comforts in a period setting and provides a perfect base from which to explore the whole of the county.
Sleeping three guests this charming holiday home in Mid Devon is ideal for a small family or a couple who love a rural escape with their best friend. Set in Sandford, this idyllic retreat is a short stroll from the community-run shop, popular pubs with delicious food menus, and convenient roadside parking. Your hound will love the call of the wild from the hilltops of Dartmoor National Park (10 miles), and the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (19 miles) where you’ll find a choice of cycle paths, walking trails, and bridleways to explore and abundant nature to enjoy.
Take a couple of steps up to your terraced holiday cottage with welcoming country-style interiors. Leave muddy gear in the utility room and head into the cosy living and dining room where you can cosy up and watch films while your hound enjoys the warming wood burner. Family meals are a breeze with the compact kitchen, and there’s a convenient WC on the ground floor. Head up cottage-style stairs to the cosiest of bedrooms, and a family bathroom. The enclosed cottage garden is abundant with rambling fruit and romantic flower beds. Soak up the views on comfortable garden seats.
Enjoy outdoor adventures in the spectacular Dartmoor National Park (10 miles). Shop in the cathedral city of Exeter (10 miles). Super-sleuth canines will beg to travel to Exmouth in search of dinosaurs along the Jurassic Coast (20.5 miles). History buffs should visit Killerton (14.5 miles), an 18th-century house with landscape gardens and dog-friendly parkland, or Knightshayes Court (16 miles), a lavish Gothic-revival manor which welcomes dogs in the parkland and woodland. Visit the port town of Topsham (14 miles) where you can marvel at 17th-century Dutch architecture, or hop on the scenic Avocet Line train which connects Exmouth to Exeter.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.