Vacation Rental Description
House in idyllic setting on the beautiful Dartington estate, lovely walks and cycling straight from the garden to woodland, river, gardens, gastro-pub, barn cinema, and the historic, cosmopolitan market town of Totnes is only 2 miles away (walk, bus, car or cycle.) Take a river cruise to Dartmouth on the beautiful river dart, or a short leisure drive to the Westcountry's pristine beaches and wild coastline walks or the wild beauty of Dartmoor. The house is situated on a family-friendly green where lots of young children play and has a large secluded garden . Huxhams Cross is very conveniently located for all local amenities. Perfect for family holidays, couples and short breaks.
Further details indoors:
One main double bedroom with views of garden, one child's bedroom with one single bed and one futon, one study/bedroom with sofa bed(double). Bathroom with bath and shower. Downstairs spacious light lounge with views of the green. Large kitchen with spacious eating area.
Further details outdoors:
Worker's cottage, built for the Electrician of the Dartington Estate, by the Elmhirst's in the early 1930's.
Large sunny garden with hammock, deckchairs, dining table and chairs, small pond with fishes and frogs. Resident cat.(very friendly). Garden has access straight onto woods leading down to river, with walks to Dartington Hall, Staverton and Totnes. Wood fired hot tub in the garden.
Internet Access, Video Player, CD Player, Telephone, Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer, Cooker, Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 5
- Water Skiing
- Water Sports
Totnes is a beautiful area in South Hams, where the English Riviera and historic Exeter and Plymouth are easily accessible. The nearby glorious harbour village of Dartmouth is worth a visit.
There is a distinctive Green Tourism approach in the area, with a lovely bohemian and alternative atmosphere to the bustling high street, lined with plenty of organic food shops, restaurants, cafes and restaurants and arts and crafts specialist shops to browse in.
Totnes has a fascinating history as well. The market town began as a Saxon settlement and helped protect against a Viking invasion.
There is a incredibly interesting Elizabethan Museum, in a Elizabethan building in the town, which is definitely worth a visit. The town has a friendly community of writers, musicians, and herbalists.
- Nearest Airport : Exeter at 40 kilometers distance;
- Nearest Train Station : Totnes at 5 kilometers distance