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The Old Stables - Dolton,

Dolton (1.5 mls SE), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
Complex of properties
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Meticulously presented property forming part of a historic Manor and offering all comforts in an authentic setting
  • Enjoy exploring the expansive grounds of this semi-rural sanctuary with horses, Shetland ponies, donkeys and peacocks
  • Just a short walk from the delightful village of Dolton and further afield walkers can enjoy exploring both Dartmoor and Exmoor
Property code: 79341

Nestling in 750 acres of grounds and forming part of a historic Manor dating back to c.1050, this beautiful property provides a perfect base for couples wanting to explore the whole of Devon and beyond.

Conveniently situated, it is possible to walk into the village of Dolton, and this is steeped in history and boasts a village shop and Post Office, local butcher and a choice of pub. Outdoor enthusiasts will be in their element with both Exmoor and Dartmoor easily reached by car, and the nearby Tarka Trail, a haven for walkers and cyclists. The coast is never far away and the golden sands of Westward Ho! and Saunton are well worth a visit. Other attractions in the area include the historic Cavalier town of Torrington, Dartington Crystal, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Bideford, and from here you can enjoy day trips to Lundy Island on the MS Oldenburg, Tapeley Park, and numerous National Trust properties.

Step inside this stunning property and you will firstly find yourself in the generously proportioned kitchen which has been lovingly hand-crafted using oak from the estate. Perfectly appointed this includes a great range of appliances including an electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and also a dishwasher, and nestling beside is a lovely intimate dining area with a fabulous feature stable door window. Also located on the ground floor is a useful utility/boot area, providing the perfect place to leave all of your outdoor clothing, and also a ground floor WC with a washing machine. From here ascend the characterful staircase to discover the cosy lounge and this is presented in a lovely warm and welcoming country style and boasts a Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon TV. Here you can relax in style after a day exploring and before retiring to the pretty bedroom which is the adjoining room and boasts a gorgeous wrought iron king-size bed and a walk-in wardrobe. Completing the offering inside the property is a spacious en-suite shower room with a large custom made glass and oak framed walk-in shower and WC.

Venturing outside, a lovely small lawn area is located at the front of the property and here a bistro table and chairs and a charcoal BBQ have been provided for guests and further to this it is possible to explore the land. Guests also have the opportunity ti wander through 8 acres of gardens situated in the 750 acres of estate you can also wander through and spot the peacocks and untamed Exmoor ponies on the estates own moorland. There is ample off-road parking provided in the main car park behind the cottage.

  • 1 bedroom - king-size
  • 1 shower room with WC and 1 additional WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge with ice compartment
  • Washing machine in ground floor WC
  • Stabling available - please enquire with owner
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub and village shop within walking distance
  • Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon TV in the lounge
  • Charcoal BBQ

Sarah Greenwood

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Sarah.

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