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Woodcutters Cottage At Greatrock Farm

Bovey Tracey (3mls NE), Dartmoor
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Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
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: WOODC

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 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 three guests, Woodcutters Cottage offers contemporary accommodation on one floor which is detached from the main farmhouse.  The three cottages altogether can sleep up to eleven people which is perfect for gatherings with family or friends. There is an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has a single bed. The living room area has a wood-burning stove (with a free supply of logs) in addition to electric heaters throughout. The bathroom benefits from a separate shower, wash basin, WC 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 range cooker and ceramic hob, fridge with small freezer compartment and a microwave. To the side of the cottage is a garden area for Woodcutters guests only with outdoor dining furniture.

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: 1 double and 1 single

·        Bathroom with 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

·        Wood-burning stove (with free logs supplied) and electrical heaters throughout

·        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 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Ross 8th March 2024

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Reviewed by Lesley 23rd February 2024

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We had the most wonderful weekend break at Woodcutters cottage on Greatrock Farm. The cottage itself was perfect, very cute. The little extras made all the difference, everything provided for a perfect Devon cream tea and treats for the dogs. The games barn was great fun and with a big log fire its super comfortable. All of this set in the most stuRead morenning countryside surrounded by wonderful walks. Thank you Sarah and Ken for making our stay so special. Hide

Reviewed by Julia 31st December 2023

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We booked for the worst time of year, rain every day, but when we arrived there were fairy lights and cream tea, the cottage was cosy and welcoming and our hosts were lovely. Sarah emailed us before arrival with instructions on how to navigate the winding country lanes, much appreciated. The hospitality folder has maps and there are beautiful woodlRead moreand walks in the neighbourhood. The games room has lots of things to try. The waste disposal is well organised. A good all-year-round destination. Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 5th November 2023

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We had a very enjoyable stay in Woodcutters Cottage. It was comfortable, cosy and lovely to have a wood log fire in the evenings. Lovely kitchen area with everything we needed.

Reviewed by Jennifer 14th October 2023

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Beautiful location, cosy property with wood burner.

Reviewed by melanie 11th August 2023

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Amazing location! In the middle of a natural broad leaf forest full of wildlife. So much to do on site, plus wonderful surrounding areas and town (Bovey Tracy), we will be definitely be going back to Greatlock and visit more of the surrounding area and attractions that we didn't have time for this time!

Reviewed by Joanne 28th July 2023

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My husband and I stayed at greatrock farm Devon last year and enjoyed it so much we book out all 3 cottages for this year for a family holiday. Once again not disappointed. The games room, BBQ area are amazing and certainly kept us all entertained throughout the week from cinema nights, darts, pool, musical instruments etc. the games room is so welRead morel equipped with fastening games from years gone by. Accommodation is lovely and well equipped. Fantastic for family holidays. Fully recommend it. Hide

Reviewed by Tanja 19th May 2023

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Lovely cozy cottage in rural location. Had everything we need and is a good base to explore Dartmoor and the coast from.

Reviewed by Sandra 15th May 2023

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Lovely clean cottage. The cream tea on arrival was lovely. The games barn was so much fun. The alpaca experience is defiantly worth it

Reviewed by Roger 11th May 2023

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The cottage is on the small side but well equipped with some interesting furnishings. Set in a beautiful tree lined valley. It has a games room is fitted with pool, table tennis, table football and musical instruments etc to while away an afternoon or wake you in the morning. Visitors should be aware that the roads in this area are not for the fainRead moret hearted or those who find reversing difficult. Hide

Reviewed by Dawn 17th February 2023

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We absolutely loved our stay at Woodcutters Cottage and we will definitely be back! The hosts were lovely and the games room was a brilliant addition. It's really well furnished and even in the winter was lovely, warm and cosy. The walks around the area are stunning too.

Reviewed by Malcolm 23rd December 2022

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Beautiful area. Perfect for the summer months. Not so good in winter but plenty of logs for the fire! Friendly hosts . lovely walks.

Reviewed by Pauline 29th September 2022

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Amazing location for restful holiday. Property was perfect, very clean and well equipped. The games room was an added bonus. Lovely welcome from the owners and the cream tea was delicious! Can't find fault at all.

Reviewed by Susanne 2nd September 2022

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A peaceful, cosy cabin in beautiful surroundings. Very dog friendly and well equipped site with the excellent games barn. We hadn't realised there isn't a local food shop but Bovey Tracey is only a 10 minute drive away. The delicious cream tea on arrival and local pub kept us fed until we made it to the shops.

Reviewed by Tim 5th August 2022

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What a beautiful setting and a wonderful cottage. Very clean and tidy on arrival. The facilities are excellent including a very well equipped games/cinema room and so much communal space outside in the various grounds. The location is good for exploring Dartmoor and South Devon if you are comfortable driving a little on narrow roads. The owners areRead more very friendly and helpful and made the whole stay extremely enjoyable. Would definitely consider returning. Hide

Reviewed by Alan 15th July 2022

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A lovely cottage set in a beautiful location, Sarah and Ken were lovely hosts and the welcome scones Jam and clotted cream was very welcome after a long journey. Short journey by car to Torquay, Teignmouth and other places of interest, some lovely walks. Would certainly return and highly recommended.

Reviewed by Nicola 4th July 2022

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A peaceful location. Helpful owners. Excellent games room. Well equipped cottage with pleasant garden areas.

Reviewed by Lee 29th May 2022

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Excellent place to stay. , so quite and peaceful and yet not too far from the main coast Would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Angela 23rd May 2022

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Beautiful and welcoming cottage was just the perfect size. Sarah left a lovely home made cream tea and fresh flowers which was much appreciated. Lovely surroundings though the lanes are very narrow when you need to get to local attractions. Dogs were made welcome with a secure paddock if needed, also lots of activities in their games/to barn which Read moreis extremely useful for families, as well as some lovely outside areas for entertaining. Hide

Reviewed by Alan 6th May 2022

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Reviewed by Glenn 18th April 2022

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What a gem of a place , run by a lovely couple who are there if you need them. Games room and facilities are exceptional and the token system works a treat. Plenty to do in the surrounding areas, walks accessible directly from the cottage. Such a great place highly recommend this as a place to stay. We will be returning for another break.

Reviewed by Mira 15th April 2022

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Quiet, clean and comfortable little cottage with everything you may need for your stay. Sarah and Kenneth are welcoming and friendly. They go above and beyond for the comfort of their guests. We loved the BBQ area and the game's room (the barn). Also they are many beautiful walks around, that we really enjoyed; definitely wort a visit!

Reviewed by Philip 1st April 2022

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Lovely farm location with very friendly and helpful owners. On-site games room was fantastic and entertained our son for hours. Would happily return.

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