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Primrose Cottage At Greatrock Farm

Bovey Tracey (3mls NE), Dartmoor
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

·       One of three cottages (sleeping 11 altogether) within beautiful Dartmoor National Park, nestled in a valley surrounded by tranquil woodland

 

·       Visit the resident alpacas anytime or book an exclusive alpaca walk; also bookable are pottery experiences in the studio

 

·       Stunning games room (with wood-burning stove) and home cinema system

 

·       A great base to explore the beautiful South Devon coast as well as the top locations in Dartmoor

 

·       Free facilities to enjoy onsite include an outdoor kitchen, croquet lawn, petanque court, enclosed dog paddock and a private woodland walk (including a stunning viewpoint with picnic bench)

Property code: PRIMC

This cottage is situated in a beautiful tranquil woodland valley at Greatrock Farm on the outskirts of Hennock village and the local pub (The Palk Arms) is just a ten minute walk away.  The market town of Bovey Tracey is a short drive away and offers an interesting variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and much more. The forest surrounding the property is a haven for wildlife and offers a range of walks straight from your front door, including a private woodland track for guest use only with a great view point with picnic table. Tottiford, Trenchford and Kennick reservoirs are about an hour away on foot or a ten minute drive. Also the National Trust estate of Parke in Bovey Tracey is well worth a visit. There is easy access to Dartmoor National Park; highlights include Haytor, Houndtor and Widdecombe-on-the-Moor. Visit beautiful coastal locations in South Devon such as Teignmouth, Shaldon, Torquay and Dartmouth. The cathedral city of Exeter is just half an hour away by road or why not take a scenic railway journey there from Newton Abbot train station.

One of three cottages at Greatrock Farm sleeping up to four guests.  The three cottages altogether can sleep up to eleven people which is perfect for gatherings with family or friends. This cottage is attached to the main farmhouse, offering an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.  The main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom is a twin (2’ 6’’ beds) which can also be arranged as a single bedroom. There is central heating throughout, an additional electric heater in the lounge and a wood-burning stove (with a free supply of logs). The bathroom has a spacious walk-in shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel radiator. Wi-fi is available and the cottage has a Freeview TV and DVD Player. If you choose to stay in and cater for yourselves, the kitchen has an electric oven/microwave with ceramic hob and a fridge with small freezer compartment. Outside the cottage has its own private courtyard with dining furniture (accessed by the French doors from the lounge or via a side gate) plus an additional bistro set in front of the cottage to catch the morning sunshine.

There are large gardens to explore with additional shared seating areas, an outdoor kitchen (with a wood fired BBQ and pizza oven), a croquet lawn, petanque court and an ornamental greenhouse from which you can observe a large variety of woodland birds feeding throughout the day.  The games barn (with home cinema) has a wood burning stove for cooler days and bi-fold doors which can be fully opened in good weather. Enjoy listening to music on the sound system whilst playing pool, table tennis, darts, table football and traditional pub games with competition standard equipment. Or relax watching your favourite film online or choose a DVD from our extensive collection. As guests you will be welcome to visit the resident alpacas whenever you like. Greatrock Farm offers alpaca walking experiences where you can lead the alpacas through ancient woodland and enjoy homemade treats and hot drinks at the summerhouse.  Also, pottery experiences during your stay can be booked at the Studio including ceramic painting (an activity you can enjoy in the comfort of your cottage), hand building/sculpting with clay and throwing clay on the wheel. Both the alpaca and pottery experiences can be booked directly with the owners after your cottage booking is confirmed and have an additional cost.

 

·        2 bedrooms: one double and one twin (2’ 6’’ beds), the twin room can be arranged as a single room instead

·        Bathroom with walk-in shower, WC, basin and heated towel radiator

·        The home cinema system in the games room and outdoor kitchen in the shared guest garden area can be booked for exclusive use in the evenings

·        Outstanding games room offering pool, table tennis, darts and table football with a wood-burning stove, sound system and library of books, DVD’s, board games and home cinema system

·        Musical instruments in the games room include a Boudoir Grand Piano, Guitars, Bass and other stringed instruments

·        Outdoor kitchen with wood fired BBQ and pizza oven

·        Resident alpacas

·        Pottery Studio

·        Bed linen and towels included

·        Central heating throughout, electric heater and wood-burning stove

·        Free Wi-Fi

·        32 inch Freeview TV with DVD player

·        Shared washing machine and tumble drying available - charges applicable

·        Ample off-road parking

·        Beach 13 miles, shops 3 miles and pub 0.5 miles

·        Devon cream tea on arrival and fresh flowers in your cottage

·        This property will be decorated for Christmas (unless requested otherwise)

·        Arrival: 15:30 onwards

·        Departure: before 10:00

·        2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

 

Nancy Hayes

This property is personally managed by Nancy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 22 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jannette 25th March 2024

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My husband granddaughter and great grand son loved our stay at the cottage the alpacas was a big favourite for great grand son as well as the games room was a big hit with us all as well as the the cream tea when we arrived

Reviewed by Paul 16th March 2024

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Primrose Cottage was an absolute delight. Beautifully remote and yet plenty to do on and around the farm. Peaceful which was just what we needed. Incredibly dog-friendly, not just dog-tolerant like some places we have taken our dog. Looking forward to a repeat visit.

Reviewed by Samantha 4th March 2024

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Lovely cottage, warm welcome and had everything we could possibly need.

Reviewed by Maria 1st March 2024

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We absolutely loved our weekend break, the hosts were really accommodating, the woodland walk was beautiful, the games room was such a nice little getaway and the ladies (alpacas) were so nice to see each day! The cottage was well equipped and cosy and the location was a real treat! A little escape nestled away from everyday life, sat by a brook suRead morerrounded by trees, wildlife and beautiful walks. Hide

Reviewed by Nigel 26th February 2024

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On arrival at the cottage I received a warm welcome fron Ken and a guided tour of the facilties. The location is perfect for a relaxing stay and the cottage is lovely and cosy. The welcome pack of scones, jam and milk was a nice surprise and very much appreciated. The information pack was also appreciated as it gave some very useful local informatiRead moreon. The cottage was clean, well equipped and had everything I needed. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again or recommend to others. Hide

Reviewed by Tracy 4th November 2023

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A bit too dark and damp for us. Definitely not suitable for 4 adults as the kitchen and lounge are very small and cramped. There is no dishwasher or a coffee machine and not equipped well enough to cook in the cottage. The advertised games room is dark, cold and musty so we didnt use it.

Reviewed by Anita 2nd October 2023

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Brilliant peaceful rural location, great owners. Lovely eco friendly cottage with lots of extra facilities on site for guests.

Reviewed by Ross 26th August 2023

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Reviewed by Joanne 29th July 2023

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GRF is a wonderful location, secluded and so peaceful; you feel like youre in the middle of nowhere - yet Bovey Tracey is only a 10 minute drive away with all the conveniences of pubs, cafes, supermarkets, park etc As a family we rented all 3 cottages which worked really well, we all had our own privacy but had exclusive use of the games barn and bRead morebq area every day. The games barn is the best and most unique feature we have ever had in a holiday let, well equipped, lots of fun! Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 23rd July 2023

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Reviewed by Mark 17th June 2023

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Lovely cosy cottage, in a truly wonderful location, with very welcoming hosts. Outside areas and extra facilities are an added bonus and well thought out. Perfect for a short stay young or old.

Reviewed by Nick 27th May 2023

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Great location and a fantastic games room. Thank you Sarah and Kenneth for being so welcoming and making our holiday memorable. The cream tea on arrival was delicious and the Alpaca walk was great fun with amazing cakes.

Reviewed by Sharon 29th April 2023

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Reviewed by S 15th April 2023

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Great secluded rural location and not far from Bovey-Tracey for your necessities. The secured paddock for the dog and the public footpaths around the property were excellent. Hi-spec cinema/games room. Sarah and Ken are nearby for any questions.

Reviewed by Jill 8th April 2023

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An ideal holiday home for those with teenagers in the party. Games room geared to them. Most games rooms are aimed at young children but this has pool table, proper musical instruments, table tennis, darts etc. We all enjoyed walking the alpacas (such characters) and delicious homemade cake and drinks at the end. Really nice family and nothing too Read moremuch trouble. Hide

Reviewed by Lucy 1st April 2023

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Our boys loved the added feature of the games room. Lovely and quiet in pretty surroundings.

Reviewed by Steve 12th November 2022

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Reviewed by diane 18th June 2022

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Lovely cosy cottage in beautiful surroundings ideal for walking holidays. Great facilities on site but be prepared to walk up steep paths surrounding the cottage (walking pole comes in handy!). The Alpacas were just a joy to see everyday and found ourselves talking to them on passing.

Reviewed by Kevin 11th June 2022

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Great place to unwind. Lovely owners made us welcome. Cottage cosy but had everything we needed. Paddock was brilliant for our young dog to have a safe runaround. Great game and cinema room for the wet days. Alpacas cute. Nice walks especially the Pub one, 15 mins tops but does start with a bit of upward climb. Easy on way back after a few beers anRead mored downhill! Stay put and chill or venture out plenty to visit close by. Some lanes are very narrow so driving carefully is essential! Hide

Reviewed by Mark 30th May 2022

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Beautiful house and garden/forest, views were amazing, boys and dogs loved it

Reviewed by Daniel 30th April 2022

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Property was in a beautiful setting although it was a steep climb to walk from.

Reviewed by Chris 9th April 2022

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A lovely quiet location, very welcoming and helpful hosts. The entertainment / games barn was a nice addition. A fantastic base to explore the delights of Devon.

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2nd bedroom can be arranged as a twin or single room
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