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The Perfect Family Holiday Home Away from Home - Sleep 5/6

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The view of tri-folding doors from the Garden

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Last updated: 07/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Abbotskerswell house description

Ideally located in the Town of Bovey Tracey for easy access to Dartmoor National Park and the surrounding areas. From the doorstep many walks can be taken around the country lanes and over the National Park including Haytor and Yarner Woods. Widecombe-in-the-Moor is a short drive away. Travel over Dartmoor to Princetown, Tavistock or Plymouth or visit the many picturesque villages for a traditional Devon cream tea. The cathedral city of Exeter is nearby and the beaches of the South Hams and Torbay are also a short drive away. Attractions in the area include Bovey Castle, The House of Marbles, Babbacombe Model village, Crealy Devon, National Trust properties including Castle Drogo and Killerton House. There are theatres in Torquay and Paignton with shows all year-round and a choice of pubs and restaurants all within a short drive. There is an open-air heated swimming pool in Bovey Tracey which opens from May to September which is just a 5 minute walk away.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            There is a small water fountain in the garden that would mean young children would need supervision. You are welcome to bring your own cots or high chairs for children under 5....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs are welcome and the Garden is secure so there will not be any escapees! It is tried and tested. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

            With room for a pullout making it a Twin room...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

            This room has either 1 King Size Bed or Two Singles...moreless

          • The property sleeps 5 People in Beds and has a pullout for a 6th. Bedroom 1 can be either a King Size Bed or two Singles. Bedroom 2 is a lovely double. Bedroom 3 has a single in it. The Pull out bed fits beautifully in Bedroom 1 or 3. There is also double sofa bed in the lounge....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            and sink...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            and sink...moreless

          • Brand New Wet Room with Rainforest Shower Installed Nov 2013 along with Sink and Toilet in Main Bathroom and there is a Toilet and Hand Basin situated in Cloak room....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • A stunning Holiday home from home, with all of the comforts needed to enjoy a beautiful and relaxing time away. Arrival time 4pm, Departure 10am. We have a brand new Wet Room with Rainforest shower Sink and Toilet installed during November 2013. We have a Broadband connection that guest are free to use up to a maximum of 10Gig per month, usage over that will be charged to guests at £5 per 5Gig. There are Tri-folding doors that open the dining room up into the Garden for a wonderful opportunity to bring the outdoors inside and visa versa. Beautiful during the summer months....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                A selection of books are available in the Lounge...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Waterfalls

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Town
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    I have had 9 seated for a meal one Christmas. Additional Chairs can be found in the Bedrooms...moreless

                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Telephone:

                        10 Gigabytes download is available per month but land line is not....moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        For up to 6 guests. Any additional Guest to provide their own Linen and Towels...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Available for up to 10 Gig per month. Clients can use pro-rata amount for the time of their stay. Additional usage is charged at 5.40 UKP per 5 Gigabytes, and agreed in advance with you....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Well Equipped with 2 x Sofa's and Chair plus beanbag. Internet access and Broadband connection is available throughout the house....moreless

                      • Heating:

                        Gas Central Heating & Hot Water...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Gas ...moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking:

                        Parking for 2 cars on the drive and another in front of the house on the street....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Garage:

                        Available for Bike and other storage not car parking....moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        2 per person for up to a Max of 6 people....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Kitchen:

                        Fully stocked with Electric Cooker. Slow Cooker and drinks fridge...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Full stocked for 8+ people...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Fridge freezer...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Beautiful South Facing Garden with Benches, Garden furniture and BBQ plus Chimenea when the evenings get a little colder. Please replace any charcoal or wood that you use!...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Golf:

                        There is a local golf course at Stover...moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Heated Pool
                      • Communal Pool:

                        5 minutes walk at Bovey Tracey Heated outdoor pool. Open May to September every year....moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.7
                      from 6 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Mid Season
                      May 24 - Jul 18, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      £75 £100
                      Fri, Sat, Sun

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      High Season Summer Xmas
                      Jul 19 - Aug 29, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      £120
                      £750

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Mid Season
                      Aug 30 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      £75 £100
                      Fri, Sat, Sun

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      Low
                      Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                      7 night min stay
                      £50

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      High Season
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      £120
                      £750
                      Low Season
                      Jan 3 - Apr 2, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £65 £100
                      Fri, Sat, Sun

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      £100
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      £425

                      Changeover Day: Saturday


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £100
                      • Pet Fee £30
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      I am happy to accept pets and if additional cleaning is required after your stay the cost will be deducted from your Security Deposit.

                      As will the credit card charges, should you choose to pay by card. Broadband usage is limited to 10 Gig a month, over usage will be charged at £5 per 5 Gigabytes.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/06/2014
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                      Location

                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Exeter Airport
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Plymouth
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Newton Abbot
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      A38
                      11 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Teignmouth
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Dolphin Hotel
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Stover Golf Club / Bovey Tracey Golf Club
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      The Dolphin Hotel

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      About the owner: My name is Ronnie Clifford and I bought my house in Bovey Tracey in 2008 to be close to my Mother and Sister who both live in the area. I have not been able to spend as much time there as I would like over the last couple of years and I really want the property to be lived in. So, I have decided to rent it out as a holiday let in order to get some energy running through the house. It has a lovely feel to it, warm and homely and I do hope you will enjoy staying in it as much as I do when I am not either living in London or spending time traveling abroad.

                      Why the Owner Chose Abbotskerswell:
                      I love to be in Bovey (as the locals call it). It's easy to get around and you can walk out for dinner or to the pub for a drink. The outdoor swimming pool is a must in the summer and is a stones throw away. Get out on your bikes and visit the local area, calling in at many of the local restaurants for a bite to eat along the way. Torquay is not too far away and some of the best beaches in the country are worth a day out to visit. It's always good to have Exeter close by for a bit of 'retail therapy', if all the walking and cycling get too much! There is also a paint ball circuit just down the road, before you get to Trago Mills. If you haven't been to Trago, then it is worth a visit, if only to pick up your holiday bargains. For any family 'The house of Marbles' is also a must with lots of things for both kids and adults to do, plus of course, great food at reasonable prices.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The house has both a downstairs twin bedroom with a single bed (and a fold-out if needed), plus a downstairs shower room. With ramp access to the property from the front it makes it easier for disabled access or just ease of access for those less able to use lots of steps or stairs. Upstairs there is also a cloakroom and two additional double bedrooms. The most outstanding feature of this property is its south facing garden which gets the sun from morning to evening most of the year around. With BBQ and Chimenea provided plus outdoor benches and tables and chairs; enjoy wonderful evenings in this stunningly beautiful south facing garden.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The view of tri-folding doors from the Garden

                        The view of tri-folding doors from the Garden

                      • The kitchen part of the large Kitchen/Diner

                        The kitchen part of the large Kitchen/Diner

                      • The back Garden in the middle of winter...

                        The back Garden in the middle of winter...

                      • Another shot of the Lounge

                        Another shot of the Lounge

                      • Bedroom 2, Double

                        Bedroom 2, Double

                      • Bedroom 1 made up as a twin

                        Bedroom 1 made up as a twin

                      • The downstairs wetroom....

                        The downstairs wetroom....

                      • Dartmoor ponies at Haytor

                        Dartmoor ponies at Haytor

                      • See traditional glassmaking at the House of Marble

                        See traditional glassmaking at the House of Marble

                      • Take a walk along the lovely River Bovey

                        Take a walk along the lovely River Bovey

                      • The Dining room bathed in Sunlight this winter

                        The Dining room bathed in Sunlight this winter

                      • The beautiful south facing garden in the summer. A great place to BBQ.

                        The beautiful south facing garden in the summer. A great place to BBQ.

                      • A shot of the warm and cosy lounge and fire...

                        A shot of the warm and cosy lounge and fire...

                      • Bedroom 3, Single with pull-out available

                        Bedroom 3, Single with pull-out available

                      • Bedroom 1, A large Double room

                        Bedroom 1, A large Double room

                      • My new wet room with rainforest shower....

                        My new wet room with rainforest shower....

                      • The sink with waterfall tap (I love it) and lovely new mirror!

                        The sink with waterfall tap (I love it) and lovely new mirror!

                      • Walks, shops and cafes at Exeter Quays

                        Walks, shops and cafes at Exeter Quays

                      • Enjoy our lovely local cafes

                        Enjoy our lovely local cafes

                      • A few quiet minutes at Pottery Pond

                        A few quiet minutes at Pottery Pond

                      £50 - £120 per night (GBP)
                      6

                      3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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