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Large lawned grounds with mature planting | Chestnut House - Sherrill Farm Holiday Cottages, Dunterton, near Tavistock
Delightful stone built holiday cottage | Chestnut House - Sherrill Farm Holiday Cottages, Dunterton, near Tavistock
  • Cottage
  • Dunterton, near Tavistock
  • UKC1436

Sherrill Farm Holiday Cottages - Chestnut House

8.7

out of 10

  • 12

  • 4

  • 5

  • 2

Hot Tub
Wifi
Swimming pool

Devon and Cornwall are just waiting to be explored from this property with a cosy wood burner and private hot tub.

Ground Floor:
Living room:
With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player, CD player and patio doors leading to gravelled area.
Dining room: With double sofa bed.
Kitchen: With 2 electric cookers, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Wet room: With shower and toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1:
With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3: With 3 single beds and en-suite wet room with shower and toilet.
Bedroom 4: With 3 single beds and en-suite wet room with shower and toilet.

Logs for wood burner included. Hot tub (private). Private parking for 3 cars. The property has a security deposit of £100.

All properties: Electric heating, electricity, bed linen and Wi-Fi included. Towel hire £2per person. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Grounds (shared with other guests on-site). Barbecue. Indoor heated swimming pool with shower and changing facilities (shared, 12m x 6m, depth 1.6m, open 8.30am-9pm all year). Hot tub (shared with other guests on-site. All weather tennis court, small gym, games room with table tennis and table football, indoor skittle alley and children’s play area (shared with other guests on-site). Karaoke machine with on screen graphics for hire. Beauty therapist available by arrangement with the owner. Fishing (rods for hire). No smoking. Please note: There are ponds in the grounds.

Sherrill Farm Holiday Cottages is a complex of 13 delightful self catering cottages (refs UKC1427 to UKC1439), converted from the original 300 year old barns and farmhouse set within 16 acres of Devon farmland. Clustered around the central courtyard, the properties retain many original features and are charmingly furnished and decorated, with well-equipped kitchens. (Some properties are adjoining, whilst others occupy either the ground floor or the first floor of the same cottage). Located near Dartmoor and midway between Tavistock and Launceston on the Devon/Cornwall border, in wonderful rolling countryside.

Approached by its own private driveway, Sherrill Farm is a perfect spot to relax and unwind or to use as a base for exploring north and south Devon, and Cornwall.

This farm complex is a superb place for the entire family, and all guests have use of the large indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gymnasium, bowling alley and games room. This leisure complex is open daily until 9pm. After an energetic swim you can step out onto the surrounding sun terrace and enjoy the stunning south-facing views, whilst the children keep themselves entertained in their own play area. There is also an all-weather tennis court available and rackets can be hired on site; a picnic area and a summerhouse along the banks of the ponds. This really is a beautiful area offering perfect family accommodation, peace and tranquillity.

There are three ponds within the grounds, one has been especially created to encourage wildlife and is set in beautiful surroundings. The other 2 ponds have been stocked with fish for those wishing to try their hand at this relaxing pastime (rods can be hired on site). Many bird species can be seen in the area as it is so quiet here and foxes and badgers are often seen on a summer’s evening.

A short drive away is the beautiful Tamar Valley dividing Devon and Cornwall, with picturesque and historical riverside villages including Morewellham. Within minutes you can be venturing out onto the Dartmoor National Park with over 250,000 acres of wild rugged open moorland, a haven for hikers or dog walkers. There are many exciting places to visit including Morwellham Quay and the National Trust properties of Cotehele, Buckland Abbey and Lydford Gorge with its White Lady Waterfall.

The historic market town of Tavistock is just 6 miles away and is a popular town with indoor pannier market and local shops selling locally produced foods. Horse riding is also available locally, as is trout fishing. Why not try canoeing on the River Tamar, or perhaps cycling on the Plym Valley track? The north and south coasts of both Devon and Cornwall are within easy reach by car and offer an amazing choice of splendid sandy beaches, a variety of water sports, cliff top walks, swimming, surfing and other seaside activities. The owners can also recommend local caterers, and guests can contact Lifton Farm Shop to organise a hog roast. Beach 20 miles. Shop 4½ miles, pub 1 mile and restaurant 1¼ miles.

Features

Accessible – Ground Floor Wet Room

All Ensuite

Celebration Houses

Cot Available - Cot

Dishwasher

Family Holidays

Fishing nearby

Games Room

Ground floor facilities

Gym (Any)

Highchair

Hot tub Privacy - Private

Internet Connection - Internet Wifi

Parking-designated on site

Pool (Any)

Pub within 1 mile

Rural

Stairgate

Washing Machine

Woodburning Stove

Location

Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:30
  • Depart before 10:00

Pets

  • 2 pets allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen

Smoking

  • No smoking, please

Overall holiday experience

Based on 17 reviews

8.7

out of 10

Value for money

9

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort and Equipment

8.5

Location

8.6

Local amenities

7.9

Overall rating

8.7

Colin

  • Southampton

  • Family

6

out of 10

I think the place is very out dated and could do with modernising

29 Jun 2022

Jason

  • London

  • Family

10

out of 10

Perfect getaway, lovely host, lovely place to completely relax.

19 Jun 2022

Aiden

  • Gloucestershire

  • Family

7

out of 10

Absolutely loved the location and the particular cottage we were in was perfect for the dogs. The only criticism I do have is that communal games room was extremely run down with poor equipment, the pool tables were in a sorry state with old cues and no chalk. Also the table tennis tables had seen better days and the bats were in bad condition. Lastly the hot tub was a lovely addition, but again a little run down with a few jets not working. Overall though we all had a really great time and the owner was very accommodating and friendly.

18 May 2022

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