Perfect place to take the dogs
The cottage suited us very well and it was a perfect place to take the dogs on holiday. We liked the immediate surroundings too, as well as it being a good base to explore.
Mr & Mrs Hunt - June 2019
Rafters is an airy, open-plan cottage with a well laid out sitting, dining and kitchen area with ceramic flooring. There are lovely views of the garden through sliding patio doors.
Within the sitting room area there is a stone-built feature fireplace with a flame-effect electric fire, a digital TV, DVD player, Ipod player with radio, bookshelves, two double sofas and coffee tables.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a ceramic hob, microwave, electric oven and storage heater, and the dining area has an extending oak dining table and chairs.
There is a ground floor bathroom with a bath and electric shower over, fan heater, storage heater, basin and toilet.
There is a galleried landing upstairs leading to the two bedrooms: the double room has low, ancient rafters and a kingsize bed; the second bedroom has two single beds. Both bedrooms have storage heaters.
Through the patio doors there is a lovely lawned level garden, surrounded by trees, old stone walls and hedging The garden is fully enclosed with post and rail fencing with stock proof wire so it is very dog and child friendly. Teak patio furniture seating 4 sits on a gravelled area with garden pots and climbers. A connecting wooden gate leads to Willows garden next door.
Guests can enjoy Dittiscombe conservation valley on the doorstep, with lovely walks on mown paths around the ponds, woods and meadows. This cottage is a firm favourite for guests with up to 2 dogs.
June 22nd 2018
Rafters is a cosy cottage in idyllic surroundings.Great walks for the dogs in the lovely countryside surrounding the cottages. Ruth and Jon have been very welcoming.
This has been a very relaxing week
June 15th 2018
Thank you Ruth and Jon for making our week in Rafters so enjoyable.We will definitely come back and tell our family and friends.