Exterior | Grattan Cottage - Grattan Manor Cottages, Bow, near Crediton
Living room with wood burner | Grattan Cottage - Grattan Manor Cottages, Bow, near Crediton
Bow, near Crediton

Grattan Manor Cottages - Grattan Cottage

  • Sleeps up to 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Pub within 1 mile


out of 5

This Grade II listed cottage is great for a peaceful break away in central Devon and is within easy reach of the coast.
2 steps to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Living room: With wood burner, 40" Freeview Smart TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
Dining room: With wood burner and wooden floor.
Kitchen: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and wooden floor.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Separate toilet.
Steep narrow stairs to...
First Floor:

Bedroom 1: With super kingsize sleigh bed and Freeview Smart TV.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Private parking.
Both properties: Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Cot, travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Welcome pack. Croquet available on request. Patio with garden furniture and barbecue. Large lawned garden with garden furniture (shared with other property on-site). Outdoor heated swimming pool (shared, open Summer 2020). 1 dog welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). No smoking. Please note: There is a fenced pond in the grounds.
Grattan Cottage (ref UK11036) and Manor Cottage (ref UK11037) are set within the extensive grounds of the historic and Grade II listed Grattan Manor, just outside the village of Bow. A freshwater spring within the grounds is the apparent exact centre of Devon. Both cottages are furnished and equipped to a very good standard and each has its own unique character and charm. Wood burners, well-equipped kitchens and private patio areas all contribute to the appeal of the cottages. Both Grattan Cottage, which is detached, and Manor Cottage, a wing of a property, overlook the old orchard, a large lawned area with some of the remaining fruit trees. It’s ideal for sitting out on a warm summer’s day or taking the dog for an early morning stretch. Within the orchard, each cottage has a private sitting-out area; Grattan Cottage has a raised gazebo and the use of a barbecue hut in the orchard. Croquet is occasionally available by prior arrangement with the Lord of the Manor, i.e. the owner. All-weather tennis court (please bring your own equipment). Heated open swimming pool in the attractive walled garden.

The village of Bow is a short distance away and has a pub and well-stocked local convenience store. Due to the central location, the cottages make an ideal base from which to explore the north and south of Devon, as well as the beautiful surrounding Devon countryside. The regional towns of Credit and Okehampton (considered the gateway to the Dartmoor National Park) are easily reached, and the towns provide a good range of shops and amenities.

On Dartmoor there are plenty of walks for all ages and abilities to enjoy this stunning and dramatic area, as well as some pretty villages with pubs and tea rooms. There are many fine beaches and coves along north or south Devon, steam trains here and there, and a trip to Lundy Island can be arranged from Bideford pier. Ask the owner for information on river boat excursions along the Dart, especially from Totnes on Dartmoor. Numerous places of interest close include the R.H.S. gardens at Rosemoor, Dartington Crystal (glass blowing etc.) and the unique, historic fishing village of Clovelly is not far from Port Isaac (remember ’Doc Martin?’). Visit the last castle to be built in England at Castle Drogo (National Trust), with a nearby excellent riverside pub. There is golf at Okehampton and nearby Crediton, or you can hire a bike and cycle the Tarka Trail at Great Torrington. Or simply relax amongst the beautiful grounfs surrounding the Manor. Shop 1¼ miles, pub and restaurant ¾ mile.
Grattan Cottage (ref UK11036) and Manor Cottage (ref UK11037) can be booked together to accommodate up to 9/10 guests.


    Awarded for achieving an overall rating of 4.75 or higher

    Customers' Choice 2020, 2023


Cot Available
Customers' Choice
Decorated at Christmas
Detached Property
Garden or Patio
Golf nearby
Grouped Property
Highchair Available
Horse Riding nearby
Open Fire or Woodburner
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Swimming Pool - Shared
Washing Machine
Welcome Pack
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

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