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Taw Cottage

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Taw Cottage private garden
Cottage garden with views towards Dartmoor
Lambing season at Easter
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Taw cottage lies in a secluded country setting in the tiny hamlet of Taw Green. The cottage is a comfortable detached former barn, set within its own private garden with views of Dartmoor. The cottage has been renovated and furnished to a very high standard, offering ideal family accommodation for up to 4 people (plus 1 infant). There is off-street parking for 2 cars. We are located on the northern fringe of Dartmoor National Park which offers excellent walking and cycling opportunities. The Tarka cycling trail runs past the cottage and golf, riding and fishing are all available locally. There are a number of friendly local pubs in the nearby villages of Sticklepath and South Zeal approximately 1½ miles. The nearest main town is Okehampton which is approximately 5 miles away. Both north an...Taw cottage lies in a secluded country setting in the tiny hamlet of Taw Green. The cottage is a comfortable detached former barn, set within its own private garden with views of Dartmoor. The cottage has been renovated and furnished to a very high standard, offering ideal family accommodation for up to 4 people (plus 1 infant). There is off-street parking for 2 cars. We are located on the northern fringe of Dartmoor National Park which offers excellent walking and cycling opportunities. The Tarka cycling trail runs past the cottage and golf, riding and fishing are all available locally. There are a number of friendly local pubs in the nearby villages of Sticklepath and South Zeal approximately 1½ miles. The nearest main town is Okehampton which is approximately 5 miles away. Both north and south Devon coasts can be accessed within an hours drive with beaches such as Dawlish, Exmouth or Bude. Historic and NT sites to explore include the Museum of Dartmoor Life & Castle Drogo. (1 dog only charged at £3 per night or £20 per week).More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Myles N
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

Perfect property in a peaceful rural location. The cottage is very well equipped and family friendly. The garden and views are stunning. We will definitely be returning as often as possible.

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank sjallsaints
Joanna B, VR Owner at Taw Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2014

Thanks for your review and we hope that everything is well with you. Best wishes Jo & Paul

Reviewed 27 March 2014

Taw Cottage is spacious, comfortable and spotlessly clean. The kitchen is very well equipped, the bathrooms are immaculate and the beds are very comfortable. The decorating style is conducive to a relaxing stay. I loved the artwork -- done by local artists, perhaps? The owners...More

Date of stay: March 2014
1  Thank Laurie F
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

We found Taw cottage spacious, comfortable and tastefully decorated with a well equipped kitchen. Spotlessly clean rooms with everything we needed. Surrounded by lovely countryside, great walks on the doorstep and easy access into Dartmoor. A great place to relax and unwind! The local pubs...More

Date of stay: December 2013
Thank Rhian B
Reviewed 21 January 2014

What can I say, welcoming, beautiful location, very friendly, local pubs best place to eat, All in all needs to be visited to enjoy

Date of stay: January 2014
Thank Peter K
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Car recommended
How to get there
Directions to Taw Cottage OS Map Ref: SX655972. Post code: EX20 2LU. Taw Cottage is located on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park, two miles from the village of South Zeal. We are twenty miles west of Exeter (35 mins by car) and five miles east of Okehampton (15 minutes). From the East From the M5 J31 take the A30 towards Okehampton. Get off the A30 at Whiddon Down junction, follow the signs towards South Zeal and Sticklepath. After about two and a half miles the road goes down a steep hill with a sharp bend to the right at the bottom. Then take the second right at Ford Cross which is sign posted South Zeal (look out for the stone and wooden bus shelter on the right). Go straight on at the next crossroads, signposted South Tawton. Go through South Tawton, out the other side ...
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