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“Perfect escape to the countryside”
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Large Master Bedroom - Twisted oak beams, vaulted ceiling, antique furniture
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Large Master Bedroom - Twisted oak beams, vaulted ceiling, antique furniture
Spacious Lounge -  Cosy & peaceful, wood burner, complete entertainment package
The Orangery - Tranquil open space with fruit trees and flowers
Character Kitchen - modern appliances, country-style units, terracotta floor tiles
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England

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stephanie...
Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“Perfect escape to the countryside”
Reviewed 6 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We have had a lovely stay at the cottage for a week. Perfect place to relax and get away from the city in really comfortable surroundings. Steve was very helpful and clear on the phone for directions and easily contactable. Really good value for money!

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Liked best: The jacuzzi bath!
Liked least: The wifi kept freezing but I think the area was having issues with BT lines!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great stay in Buckfastleigh”
Reviewed 28 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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Once you find this little cottage you have found your home from home.
The perfect little retreat for our family with unexpected extras including beautifully folded & displayed towels, chocolates for the parents, fresh flowers, a basket of organic bread, cheese, butter & jams and musical instruments.
The cottage is within walking distance of a Co-op and several restaurants/take aways so we had no need or desire to cook. Easy reach of some great attractions (Otters, Steam train, Abbey) and on the edge of Dartmoor. The owner is easily contacted for any questions and provides plenty of local and property information.
Shower lovers will have to make do with a shower attachment within the jaccuzi, but for us this place was just what we needed for a relaxing family break away.

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Travelling group: Young Children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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k8_m86
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely stunning property”
Reviewed 10 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
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I have just spent a weekend at this beautiful cottage and have nothing but good things to say about the place. As soon as you walk through the door you feel welcome and cozy. The interior is simply stunning and the welcome basket was a lovely touch. If you like period features then you will not be disappointed.
Perfect location for exploring Devon and great for walking enthusiasts with dartmoor on the doorstep. Will be returning in the future without a doubt.

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Reviewed 25 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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Liked best: Sky tv
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