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1906 The Old Reading Rooms

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £350
    Low season
  • £550
    Peak season

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  • Available
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Preferred arrival day: Saturday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    1 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking

About 1906 The Old Reading Rooms

1906 The Reading Rooms sleeps four guests in two double bedrooms (plus two bathrooms!) and is a cosy welcoming holiday cottage, sitting in the peaceful Devonshire village of Chillaton, close to the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. Formerly the village hall and Edwardian reading rooms, the cottage has much character and is a good choice for couples who like a little extra space around them, families and friends wanting to get away together.

Chillaton nestles amongst beautiful countryside and provides the perfect base for enjoying not only all that Dartmoor has to offer but also the north and south coasts of Devon, along with the Tamar Valley. The village is reported to have been the home of Sir France's Chichester, the famous explorer who was the first of his kind to sail around the world single-handedly.

The historic market town of Tavistock is a short car ride away offering a good range of shops, pubs, leisure centre, riverside park and its famous Pannier Market where you can stock up on local produce.

With plenty of attractions, the local area offers lots of things to see and do. Walk from the cottage to the village of Brentor with its magnificent church set up high and stunning views. Lydford Gorge is another popular attraction closeby with its beautiful walks through the woodland and splendid water fall. Spend your days exploring Dartmoor's pretty villages by car or bike where you will find award winning farm shops, farmers markets and traditional pubs; or head to either coast for a day by the sea. There are also plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts whether your passion is walking, horse riding, cycling (the Granite Way, Drakes and Tarka Trails are all nearby) or fishing - the choices are endless.

For those happy to travel a little further afield, there are National Trust houses and gardens and world famous attractions including the Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Holly & Colin Andrews joined Independent Cottages in May 2016

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Devon)

Accommodation is all on one level but accessed via fourteen steps and comprises:

  • Door leads into...
  • Cosy sitting room with comfy seating, flat screen television, DVD player, CD player, brick fireplace with log burner and dining table with four chairs. This leads into...
  • Spacious kitchen with electric oven, hob (with extractor over), fridge (with freezer box), washing machine, toaster and kettle.
  • Ground floor double bedroom.
  • Shower room next to the double bedroom with WC and wash basin.

First floor

  • Stairs from the sitting room take you up to...
  • Second double bedroom.
  • Family bathroom with bath (including a hand held shower attachment), WC and wash basin.

Outside: Guests have a small courtyard garden for sitting out and enjoying the warmer weather.

Additional information: Wi-Fi internet access. Whilst the cottage is all on one level, it is accessed via steps to the front so not suitable for those with limited mobility. Prices include heating, linen, electricity and towels. Unfortunately no dogs.

1906 The Old Reading Rooms Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (2 Doubles)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £350
Mid Season from £400
High Season from £550
Peak Season £550
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1202 514610 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Holly & Colin Andrews
Member Since May 2016

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1906 The Old Reading Rooms 18 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 21st May 2018