Detached two bedroom bungalow with lovely view, on the edge of Dartmoor
Bungalow, suburban with 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4, 2 bathroom(s), floor area of 90 m2 (970 sq.ft), WCs 3, car optional, NO smoking, including internet (highspeed), number of travellers: 2
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Where we want to go
Description of our house
Our home is contemporary, light and airy. It is in a cul-de-sac and, as most of our neighbors are retired, it is quiet and private. We are situated on a hill, facing south-west, and enjoy open views over the rooftops to Dartmoor. The sitting room, kitchen, master bedroom and study all have views. The dining room adjoins the sitting room and has two large windows overlooking the rear garden. The galley-style kitchen is well laid out, with granite worktops, an induction hob, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Both bedrooms have double beds and both are en-suite, one with a wet room and one with shower/bath. There is a third toilet in the utility room, with washing machine and hanging rails for indoor drying. At the top of the garden is a deck with table and chairs, from where you can enjoy a panoramic view from the edge of Dartmoor down to wooded valleys and fields. HD Television, WiFi Broadband.
Accommodation and facilities
Telephone, stereo / hifi, central heating, tv / cable, sofa, carpet, fireplace
Kitchen and washing:
Grill, freezer, fridge, microwave, dish washer, oven, washing machine, dryer
Terrace, parking, garden
Mountain biking, horse riding, tennis, hiking, swimming, golfing, fishing
Local places to go:
Galleries/museums, fine restaurants, good shopping
Nearest major airport:
Car recommended, no smoking, including internet (highspeed), car optional
= marks the location of this home
Bovey Tracey, the "Gateway to Dartmoor", is a small town (pop 7,000) with a variety of shops and pubs. The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, based beside the river in the middle of the town, is one of the best art/craft galleries in the country and has a shop, exhibition space and cafe. Dartmoor National Park, the prime tourist attraction in the south west of England, covers an area of about 400sq miles. It is a fabulous place for sightseeing, hiking and finding some solitude. There are easy walks from the house, through woods and along the river. There are many places to eat locally, from takeaways to cosy pubs to Gidleigh Park, one of the country's top restaurants, with 2 Michelin stars. The historic cities of Exeter and Plymouth can be reached in about half an hour, as can the coast at Torquay, Teignmouth and Brixham. The picturesque towns of Totnes and Dartmouth are also a must-see on a visit to Devon. The nearest airport, Exeter, is 15 miles, the nearest train station, Newton Abbot, is 6 miles. Taxis and car hire are readily available locally. Further afield is the rugged coast of North Devon (a drive of about an hour and a half ), and much of Cornwall is easily accessible in under two hours. Link to this site for views of Devon: http://www.tonyhowell.co.uk
Something about ourselves
We, Annette and Kevin, have lived in this property for six years. Before moving here we owned an art and craft gallery in Totnes, Annette having previously spent thirteen years as Manager of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, a center for excellence based in Bovey Tracey. For the last thirty-two years I have been a painter and decorator. We have a lot of decorative items, particularly ceramics, and for that reason our house is not suitable for children or pets.
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