The Barn - Dartmoor, Sleeps 6
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The Barn - Nr Peter Tavy, Tavistock, Devon, Dartmoor, England - Sleeps 6

Group bookings available: This property is one of 3 properties which, when rented together, can accommodate up to 15 guests

The Barn

The Barn is one of three holiday cottages set on the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It is ideal for familes and can accommodate parties of up to six guests. The second holiday cottage at the same location, The Shippen (see separate advert), can accommodate parties of up to four and The Hemphouse (third cottage which is also advertised separately) sleeps five guests - when hired together, all three cottages can accommodate large groups of thirteen to fifteen guests - thus making it ideal for families or friends who want to holiday together whilst having a degree of privacy and personal space.

For reasonable prices, these cottages offer accommodation that is ideal for those who enjoy walking, hiking or horse riding (stabling is available should you wish to bring your own horse/s). Dartmoor is a magical location which provides beautiful countryside and wild rugged scenery - the perfect backdrop for a wide range of outdoor activities. The open moor at Cox Tor is just a ten minute walk up a 'no through' lane and from here you have access to miles of open moorland.

Tavistock (best market town 2004) is just three miles away and provides a good selection of interesting and essential shops, pubs, restaurants, local market, riverside park, leisure centre and theatre. There are many nearby pretty villages surrounding Devon and Eastern Cornwall and a variety of National Trust properties. Peter Tavy is the nearest of villages and has a church and a 15th Century inn serving good food.

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  • Internet Access
  • Log Burner
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Piano
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/Livery Onsite

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Accommodation comprises:

  • Large open plan first floor room (36' x 16'; 10M x 4.8 M approx), where the kitchen, living area and dining area are all in one open space. This area benefits from a lovely wood burning stove and wide-ranging views of the surrounding countryside - the perfect place to relax after an exciting day exploring the moors.
  • Three ground floor bedrooms (one with a double bed, one with twin beds and one with full size, top quality bunk beds).
  • Ground floor bathroom with toilet.
  • Additional ground floor toilet and wash room with tumble drier and washing machine.

Additional information: The ground floor is carpeted throughout and the original oak beams are left exposed. Wood burning stove. Oil fired central heating. Electric immersion water heater. Cooker, radiators, fridge, colour TV and DVD player. First 90 units of electricity included in the rent - the excess and any oil used will be charged at cost price. Bed linen, duvets and pillows are included within the price. Towels can be provided at an additional charge if requested. Stair gates, cot and highchair also available upon request. Secluded cobbled yard with picnic table. Private certified water supply. Parking for 2 cars. Babysitting available upon request. Well-behaved pets welcomed by arrangement. No smoking indoors, but smoking outside is acceptable. Internet access by arrangement.

Group Bookings: Large parties of up to fifteen can be accommodated when all three cottages are rented together. Ten guests are able to dine together in The Barn and hen and stag parties are accepted.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £304
Mid Season from £347
High Season from £551
Peak Season £678

Key details:
Star Rating: 3 Star

Pets: Yes, 2 dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin, 1 Bunk bed room)

Group booking details:
Please note: The Barn sleeps 6 people. The owner has 3 properties which, when booked together, can accommodate up to 15 guests.   Dining capacity: 10.

Prices from: £761 to £1749
All male groups: Yes
All female groups: Yes
Catering Available: No

Owner's details:
Owner: Chris & Ruth Boswell, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Barn joined Independent Cottages in Oct 2008

Owner's Other Properties

The Shippen - Nr Peter Tavy, Dartmoor, sleeps 2+2

The Hemphouse - Nr Peter Tavy, Dartmoor, sleeps 5+1

Owner Noticeboard

Still some August availability now only £650pw. Shortbreaks available at short notice. Also September from £461pw. See for last minute deals

Last Minute / Late Availability Offers

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 for 7 nights - £500
 Half term week still available

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Calendar last updated: 28th August 2016

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Owner Notice Board

Still some August availability now only £650pw. Shortbreaks available at short notice. Also September from £461pw. See for last minute deals