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Root House in Ashburton, Devon

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sleeps 4
2 rooms

Root House description

Sat on the edge of Dartmoor, this 150 year old barn conversion is attached to the owner’s home and is an ideal base for families, walkers, foodies, beach addicts and adventurers. With easy access to the A38, this cottage is perfect for day trips out exploring Dartmoor and the South Hams. Set in a very peaceful location, the property has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard. Ashburton has plenty of independent shops to wander around including antiques, award-winning delis, pubs and fantastic restaurants. There are also events on throughout the year so it is worth checking what is on before you come. There is much to do locally with Buckfast Abbey 4 miles away and Totnes and Dartington Hall only 8 miles away. The Southwest Coast path is 14 miles away along with local beaches. Both Exeter with its stunning cathedral and Plymouth, with the National Marine Aquarium and Barbican are within easy driving distance, 25 miles. There are many activities available locally, including canoeing on the River Dart, high ropes, carriage driving courses, fishing, walking and the unusual activity of letter boxing. There are many exciting spots for bird watchers, and look out for deer and Dartmoor ponies close to the property. The extensive coastline of the southwest peninsula offers endless opportunities to enjoy watersports, surfing or just a day at the seaside. There is plenty to do locally for children and the young at heart, including the otter and butterfly sanctuary 1 mile, River Dart Country Park 1 mile, the rare breed petting farm 8 miles, Pennywell Farm 3 miles and Woodlands theme park 12 miles, Dartmoor Zoo, made famous by the film ’We bought a Zoo’, 20 miles to name but a few. The busy market town of Newton Abbot is close by and a visit to Widecombe-in-the-Moor is a must. There are many National Trust properties within driving distance. The owner also offers stabling to customers at an additional cost. Beach 14 miles. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 1 mile.Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk, both with access to Jack ’n’ Jill bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.Underfloor CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot and h/chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. F/freezer. Wi-fi. Courtyard with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared enclosed garden. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Stabling on request (at cost). Welcome pack. Pet must be kept on a lead. No smoking.


  • Bike Store
  • Cot Available
  • DVD player
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Car Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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