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The Artists Retreat

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Black Torrington, near Holsworthy, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating
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Enjoy the simple pleasures in life at this detached bungalow, which lies within the heart of beautiful countryside, yet still close to many attractions and amenities.

Nestled within the heart of the glorious Devon Ruby countryside, The Artists Retreat is the perfect hideaway for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy the simple pleasures in life. The ideal choice for a romantic escape, this detached bungalow stands at the end of the owners pretty gardens and enjoys countryside views. The spacious living area, with a cosy wood burner, is the ideal place to curl up on cooler evenings and the sunny decked area is ideal to enjoy a lazy breakfast while you plan your day. Between moors and coast, the property is ideally situated for a variety of adventures. An idyllic location for cycle enthusiasts, with the Ruby Way cycle path ½ mile away, and a bike store to keep your bike in overnight.

The pretty market towns of Hatherleigh and Holsworthy are under 15 minutes’ drive away, and Bude, 17 miles, has superb sandy beaches with excellent surfing and breathtaking coastal walks. Dartmoor National Park is a must for nature lovers, and the nearby Tarka Trail is a must for both walkers and cyclists. Black Torrington is just a short walk away and the village inn is the perfect resting point for some refreshments to finish off the day before you stroll home. Golf and horse riding are available nearby. Shop 1¾ miles, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

3 steps to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With tiled floor.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, double sofa bed and patio doors leading to decking.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With breakfast area, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge and freezer.
Bedroom: With double bed and French doors leading to patio.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Electric storage heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Use of owner’s washing machine. Lawned garden with decking and garden furniture. Sauna available on request. Stabling and grazing on request. Bike store. Parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 3 steps in the garden and an unfenced lake in the grounds.

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  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Bungalow
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/07/2017
    It was the most beautiful peace of heaven to stay with beautiful landscaping. The cottage was well presented and welcoming.and our host were lovely . Thank you

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6.5 out of 10 – based on 2 reviews collected by Reevoo
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