Cobweb Cottage - Self catering holiday cottage in Bere Alston, Nr Tavistock, Devon, Dartmoor, England - Sleeps 2
Cobweb is a stylish holiday cottage, or romantic getaway, in a wonderful riverside location, providing comfortable self-catering accommodation for two guests (kingsize double).
Situated on the Devon bank of the beautiful River Tamar, it is two miles from the village of Bere Alston, and eight miles from the historic and charming town of Tavistock, with its pannier market, independent shops, restaurants, pubs, sports facilities and arts venues. The cottage is also perfect for enjoying the Dartmoor National Park, which is just six miles away and offers 365 square miles of awesome wilderness. There are many lovely villages and excellent country pubs across Dartmoor, and the extensive moorland is ideal for walking, wildlife-watching, fishing, climbing, cycling and other outward-bounds activities.
Cobweb Cottage, situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Site of Special Scientific Interest, is 20-mins by train and 40-mins by car to Plymouth city centre. The nearest station is Bere Ferrers, two and a half miles from the cottage. On your doorstep you can explore the tranquil riverside scenery, historic buildings, mining heritage and famous gardens of the renowned Tamar valley and Bere peninsula, while a 60-minute drive can take you to the Eden Project or the spectacular north Cornwall coast, with its beautiful sandy beaches and fine surf. Alternatively, you could visit the quaint fishing villages in south-east Cornwall or the much-loved coast and countryside of the South Hams of Devon. Golf can be played at Tavistock (two 18-hole courses) or on the championship course at St Mellion (25-mins).
Guests have their own slate patio, plus the use of a sitting/picnic area with a stunning outlook onto the river. The Plough Inn, Bere Ferrers, is a good, riverside pub at just under three miles away. Bere Alston has a post office, pub, garage, two mini-markets, butcher’s, chemist, hairdresser, fish-and-chip shop and a second-hand bookstore like no other!
- Horse Riding Nearby
- Waterside Location
- Log Burner
- Near Pub/Restaurant
- Garden/Outside Area
- iPod Docking
- Bike Storage
- Internet Access
- Golf Facilities Nearby
- Off-Road Parking
- CD Player
- Kingsize Bed
Cobweb Cottage is stylishly presented as contemporary accommodation with some original features, a woodburner and a fine river view. A slate and stone-faced cottage, it has large windows lighting the open-plan, wood-floored living room and kitchen area. It is bright, with tasteful furniture and colourful artwork.
- Kitchen within open-plan living room, with cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave.
- Two-sofa sitting area with TV/DVD (Freeview), CD/radio, iPod dock and dining table within open-plan living room with woodburner.
- Double bedroom with kingsize bed, storage furniture and electric oil-filled radiator.
- Bathroom (bath with hand-shower).
Additional information: The price includes electricity, gas, bed linen and towels (please bring your own beach towels). The patio has a table, chairs, a lounger, a barbecue and a picnic rug. High-chair included for a couple with one pre-crawling baby only (no toddlers; no children). First lot of woodburner logs free; thereafter a small charge per basket. Complimentary flowers and a bottle of wine. Mini-breaks available within Fri to Fri week (high season, four nights min; low season, three nights min).
Low Season from £275
High Season from £375
Peak Season £495
Changeover Day: Friday
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Sleeps 2 people in 1 bedroom (1 kingsize double)
Owner: Jane & Rupert Mostyn click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Cobweb Cottage joined Independent Cottages in Aug 2008
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Reviews and Testimonials for Cobweb Cottage
'Absolutely fabulous' - Julie & David, Cardiff
'Delightful cottage and wonderful river views. BLISS' - Sue & Richard, Cambridge
'What a wonderful place for us to get engaged' - Happy couple, Hertfordshire
'Thank you for a wonderful short break. A stunning location' - Stuart & Tasha, Hastings
'Staying here was just the extra icing on top of the wedding cake' - Pat & Michael, East Sussex
'Absolutely fabulous! Beautiful spot in perfect location. See you again soon' - J & R, West Sussex