An 18th Century thatched character cottage. Living room with exposed beams, inglenook fireplace (wood burner) and bread oven. A brand new kitchen is now fitted and ,as from the end of May 2018, our new extension will be complete which will add a separate dining room to the cottage.The stairs lead from the living room up to three bedrooms – a pretty double with en suite shower-room (suite), a small bunk room (3’ beds), and one with two single beds. The second (main) bathroom is on the ground floor. A new paved outdoor sitting and dining area leads up from the small paved area outside the new dining room... Petrockstowe is : little far-from-beaten-track village (pub) in farmland a mile from the Tarka Trail. River Torridge (fishing), 2 miles; Fishleigh Estate (location of original ‘Springwatch’ series), 3 miles; Sheepwash (famous fishermen’s pub), 3; Hatherleigh (market town), 4; Rosemoor RHS Gardens 6, Dartmoor, 11; sea/beaches at Westward Ho! or Instow, about 15, or surfing at Bude, 20.
The village is very quiet and,as we are next to the church,you will hear the clock chimes
The 2 old bikes can be used,but we wouldn`t recommend them for serious cycling so, if you wish to travel the whole length of the Tarka Trail,it is best to bring your own