The cottage is tidy, cosy and decorated in a simple and traditional style. It sleeps 8 people in 3 twin bedrooms and one double bedroom (with en-suite shower). There are two sittings rooms in the cottage. The large sitting room, originally part of a medieval barn, has beams, a huge wood burner and deep granite window seats. The second smaller sitting room contains the original large granite inglenook fireplace (now fitted with a wood stove) and traditional bread oven. It also contains a small library of books about Dartmoor and related topics.
In addition to the two woodstoves, the cottage is fitted with central heating throughout. There is no mobile signal or wifi at the cottage; we feel that the chance to step away from the pressures of daily communication is part of the magic of this holiday home in the heart of Dartmoor’s wild hills, and many visitors have said how much they appreciate this! Signal may be located as you walk up the lane towards the road; there is wifi available in local pubs and cafes.
The traditional kitchen has the original granite fireplace, granite worktops, a stone sink, oven/grill and hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The cupboards are well equipped with utensils, crockery, pans, glassware, toaster and kettle. The kitchen door opens directly into the garden. There are extra tables, chairs and benches available so eight people may be seated for meals. There is also a scullery at the front of the cottage with washing machine, tumble drier, extra sink, and space for wet clothes and dogs. There is a downstairs toilet as well as the upstairs bathroom/shower. A narrow spiral staircase leads from the hall and a second wider staircase from the sitting room.
Upstairs, a long corridor with garden views leads to the main bathroom and four bedrooms. Two twin bedrooms are attic style with sloping beamed ceilings. One twin bedroom features a traditional fireplace, and the double bedroom contains an ensuite shower and toilet.