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Luxury Dartmoor cottage on quiet private lane. South facing garden, own parking

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Two large king sized bedrooms, one twin with three en-suite, all with TV's.

Underbow, once a coach house, has been lovingly restored but is still quirky and full of character. Located down an extremely quiet private lane it has ample private parking for two cars. The house has its own first floor, fenced garden that is not over looked and is south facing with views across to Dartmoor. Moretonhampstead is on the doorstep so you can walk 100 metres to its centre for shops, tourist information, cafés and restaurants. If the sun is out the open air swimming pool is right there. The house has everything you could need, a solid wood kitchen with large range cooker, a wood burning stove, full central heating and every bedroom has its very own en-suite, two of these are shower rooms and one is a bathroom. All the beds have 100% luxury cotton waffle duvets and white fluffy towels. There is wi fi and four flat screen televisions (two with integrated DVD players) in the house and it has been filled with masses of books, games and toys as well as everything you could need for cooking up a storm in the kitchen!


Owner
Kimberly
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 September, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

This quiet property benefits from its own private parking for two cars right outside the front door. It also boasts a south facing first floor garden. Both of these are quite rare in Moreton. The parking saves you the hassle and fee of using the pay and display car parks in peak which can get quiet full.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Many thanks for the use of your beautiful and well appointed home. The welcome pack was greatly appreciated as was your attention to detail throughout, thus ensuring that guests have a thoroughly enjoyable stay. We certainly did.
Sep 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Moretonhampstead in Moretonhampstead

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Twin En-suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Top floor en suite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Downstairs toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Master En-suite
  • All bedrooms are en suite with bathrooms finished to a very high standard in 2015. Walk in shower surrounded in limestone tiles and slate work tops and solid wooden flooring.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Twin Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There are two bedrooms on the first floor, the Master with king size bed, dressing table, hanging and chest of Drawers and a large twin with built in storage and chest of drawers. On the top floor in another large king also with plenty of storage and separate dressing area. All beds are made up with 100% white waffle linen and white towels. All bedrooms have wall mounted TV's
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Luxury Dartmoor cottage on quiet private lane. South facing garden, own parking
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 32 reviews
5

Lovely, well equipped cottage in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Underbow Cottage is a lovely well laid out Cottage. We found it really well equipped and laid out down to every detail. The log burner in the living room was a lovely treat! The location was great for exploring areas such as Dartmoor and Torquay and the town of Moretonhampsted is a stones throw away with cafes, pubs, butcher and deli, co-op etc. I would definitely recommend this Cottage!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review. I'm glad Underbow looked after you.
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5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

Great house

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely property, good location,

  • 4 of 5

1week at Underbow Cottage, me and my husband , son and his girlfriend plus our dog Arthur. Lovely cottage, good location, weather didn't stop us from enjoying long daily walks on beautiful Dartmoor. Can highly recommend The Rugglestone Inn at Widecombe on the Moor and the Gateway Cafe in Mortenhampstead.

Cottage is very well equipped and comfortable, lovely wood burner too for when you arrive home having walked in the rain.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely property that is tastefully furnished and decorated.

  • 5 of 5

The home-from-home feeling within the cottage, with the lovely little touches, made the base very comfortable. From there we enjoyed some terrific walks and locations, returning to the warm ambience of the cottage. This is a place that you could happily return to at any time of year. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Well equipped tastefully refurbished cottage in a convenient location for Devon's attractions

  • 4 of 5

The cottage has been recently modernised to a high standard. The decoration is tasteful throughout with good quality furnishings and accessories. The kitchen is well equipped if you choose to cook and the welcome 'pack' included tea, coffee, sugar, milk, condiments etc. The lemon drizzle cake was a nice suprize! A minor detail- the distressed kitchen table has not been sealed so the paint tends to come off onto anything on the surface. The bedrooms are a good size, beds are comfortable and bed linen and towels are quality and plentiful. Showers are modern and have good pressure although the one on the top floor loses all pressure if othe taps or showers are in use. Not a major problem but a bit of a surprise if you are part way through washing your hair. The top bedroom is in the eaves up 2 flights of stairs- this is fine for most but not suitable for elderly or less able. The sitting room is a lovely space to relax.

In the upper rooms the views are superb- looking out to Dartmoor. A small garden is equipped with tables and chairs if the sun is shining.

The location is excellent to explore Devon and Dartmoor in particular. Moretonhampstead has a good choice of restaurants if you want to eat locally. The White Horse ( the Horse) and Bertos are particularly good.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's a shame about the table as it had just been done and put in. Shall get that sorted. Many thanks for letting me know.
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New Year at Underbow Cottage

  • 5 of 5

A warm and inviting house, very well equipped, comfortably furnished and in an excellent setting

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
Several in the town
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Bovey Castle
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Exeter
Nearest Restaurant
Several in the town
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Exmouth
Car: not necessary

Moretonhampstead is an ancient market town situated on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon. It sits in the shelter of hills on three sides and the beautiful Wray Valley on the fourth. No matter which road you take you cannot fail to be impressed by the breathtaking views. The town is about 15 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter and 40 min from the beaches. The town offers visitors opportunities for hiking, cycling, and pony trekking, fishing and just relaxing. There are a variety of cafes, pubs, local shops, tea shops and a wonderful Deli. There is also a heated outdoor public swimming pool open during the summer. There are many NT properties close by, one of them being Castle Drogo, only 7 miles away and the miniature pony centre for children is only 5 min away. Bovey Castle and Gidleigh Park are very near for a special treat.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Moretonhampstead, South Devon

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£650
for 5 nights
From
£130
£890
 
 
Half term
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£890
for 7 nights
£890
 
 
Pre winter
4 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
£750
 
 
Christmas 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
New Year 2017
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
Jan/Feb 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
 
 
Feb half term
10 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Feb/Mar 2018
17 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£625
for 5 nights
From
£125
£845
 
 
Pre Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Easter 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
April/May2018
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£625
for 5 nights
From
£125
£850
 
 
Spring half term
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Pre summer
2 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£675
for 5 nights
From
£135
£890
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
Darren
14 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£990
for 7 nights
£990
 
 
Summer 2
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
Post summer
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£650
for 5 nights
From
£130
£890
 
 
Sep/Oct 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
£750
 
 
Autumn half
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Nov/Dec
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
£750
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
NY 2018
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,095
for 7 nights
£1,095
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£675
for 5 nights
From
£135
£915
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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