Bishops Tawton, Devon


This property is situated in the rolling countryside of North Devon in the pretty town of Bishops Tawton where visitors will find a welcoming pub which welcomes dogs and a handy village shop. The town of Barnstaple is just seven miles north of the property and offers a wide range of shops cafes restaurants a theatre and cinema. For those who like to spend time exploring the great outdoors the beautiful Exmoor National Park is just a short drive away offering miles of scenic walks cycleways and coastal paths. Of course Devon is known for its beaches and seaside resorts and the location of this property means that beach lovers will be spoilt for choice with Westward Ho! Saunton Sands Croyde and Woolacombe all being within a reasonable driving distance. Other places of interest in the area include Exmoor Zoo Combe Martin Wildlife Park RHS Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal. As you arrive at this remarkable 16th Century Devon retreat in a small hamlet take a moment to enjoy the grandness of this beautiful thatched property. As you enter the cottage the traditional hallway with its slate floor and beautiful church pew it is the perfect spot to kick off your walking boots and hang your jackets after your day of exploring all that this county has to offer. Following on through this delightful property you will enter the light and airy kitchen/diner area. The kitchen offers an electric oven and hob fridge freezer washing machine and dishwasher. Head back into the hallway and ahead of you is the newly fitted shower room with double shower and WC. To your right is the breath-taking lounge/dining area which boasts an array of traditional features. The fabulous lounge area offers a warm welcome with the inglenook fireplace with wood burner taking centre stage allowing you to sit back and relax amongst the rich soft furnishings and enjoy a night catching up with friends or watch your favourite programme on the Smart TV. The dining area is truly magnificent allowing you to dine in style. Head upstairs to rest your head where you will find the three bedrooms two beautiful double rooms boasting traditional touches and a bunk room fit for the princes and princess of the party. This is a traditional thatched cottage so head space is restricted in parts of the bedrooms and in places throughout the cottage. Venture outside to the large enclosed rear garden area on offer is a lawn area perfect for the children to enjoy a game of swing ball and a patio area with garden furniture BBQ and Chiminea allowing you to enjoy alfresco dining or to toast marshmallow under the stars. This property offers off-road parking for two cars.

Accommodation Overview

Sleeps: 6

Bedrooms: 3

Pets: 2

Arrival Day: Fri


  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Internet access
  • Family friendly
  • Quirky
  • Thatched
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available

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