Exterior of a stone-built Dartmoor holiday cottage tucked into a fold in the surrounding Devon countryside

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Woodstone Barn On Dartmoor
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Woodstone Barn On Dartmoor

Tucked into the tranquil West Devon countryside, Woodstone Barn is one of a captivating pair of cottages thoughtfully converted from a barn. The cottages stand side by side, each cradled within their private enclosed gardens and surrounded by paddocks where ponies, sheep, and chickens graze contentedly.

Captivating Countryside Views

Woodstone boasts awe-inspiring, panoramic countryside views stretching towards Dartmoor’s rugged landscape. Just two and a half miles away, the historic town of Tavistock awaits exploration. Here, you’ll discover a cherished local pub, a mere one and a half miles from the cottages, serving delectable food. Additionally, Tavistock is home to an array of independent shops, including the acclaimed Pannier Market, where you can find unique treasures.

Embrace Nature

For those who cherish the great outdoors, Woodstone Barn offers direct access to moorland, woodlands, and rivers, all within walking and cycling distance from the property. You can embark on invigorating hikes or leisurely strolls while relishing the tranquil surroundings. Birdwatching enthusiasts will find this a haven for observing local avian species.

Outdoor Adventure Awaits

Thrill-seekers will find a plethora of outdoor adventure activities to engage in nearby. Woodstone Barn is conveniently situated near Drake’s Trail, an integral part of the National Cycle Trail Route 27. The property joins the trail between Brunel’s Genofen Tunnel and the iconic Gem Bridge, a stunning centrepiece of Drake’s Trail. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a novice, the route accommodates individuals of all abilities.

Discover Dartmoor

Dartmoor, known for its cinematic beauty, was the setting for the filming of “War Horse.” While staying at Woodstone Barn, you can explore the moor’s majestic tors on foot or horseback, creating lasting memories in this captivating landscape.

City Escapes

Should you desire an escape to the city, the vibrant waterside city of Plymouth is a short drive away. Here, you can enjoy activities on rainy days, such as a visit to the National Marine Aquarium, swimming at The Pavilion’s pool, ice skating, exploring the historic Barbican, or attending one of the city’s theatres. Theatre Royal Plymouth regularly produces shows that transfer to London’s West End.

A Rural Haven

Nestled amidst Devon’s unspoiled natural countryside, Woodstone Barn offers a cosy countryside escape that will undoubtedly leave you yearning for a return visit. This delightful holiday cottage is a perfect retreat for those seeking serenity and connection with nature.

Summary of Accommodation:

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x room with sofa bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Ground floor wet room with shower, basin, and WC
  • Open plan living area featuring a well-equipped kitchen, dining area, and a welcoming sitting area with a woodburner
  • Utility room for added convenience
  • Electric storage heaters complemented by the woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, a selection of books, games, and DVDs
  • Fuel, power, and a starter pack for the woodburner are included in the rent.
  • Bed linen and towels are provided in the rent.
  • Travel cot, highchair, and foldaway bed suitable for a child up to 16 years available upon request
  • Off-road parking for up to 4 cars
  • Covered storage for bikes, surfboards, and canoes
  • Enclosed garden equipped with outdoor furniture and a BBQ
  • Regrettably, no pets and no smoking are allowed
  • Local shops are conveniently located just 2 miles away, with a pub a mere 1.5 miles away and a cafe only 1 mile away
  • Please note: There is one step into the property, followed by a ramp to a ground-floor living area and a small wet room
  • Please note: The property is accessed via a 200-yard farm track

Please note:

  • Due to the presence of livestock on-site, dogs must be kept on a lead at all times
  • This property requires a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £150.
  • This property can be booked together with its 2-bedroom sister cottage, Owl Barn, to comfortably accommodate 12 guests. Click here to view Owl Barn.

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Woodstone Barn On Dartmoor