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The Hayloft At Lowton – Moretonhampstead

Dartmoor National Park, Devon
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautifully renovated first-floor apartment with wood burner
  • Gorgeous views from the property with easy access to moor-walking trails
  • Situated within Dartmoor National Park, close to Moretonhampstead for a range of local amenities
  • Large king bedroom with two additional single beds upon request
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Property code: 85951

This lovingly converted hayloft is set within the grounds of a Grade II-listed thatched Devon longhouse, with an array of village amenities in nearby Moretonhampstead.

Set in a delightful countryside setting, next to a small working farm and within Dartmoor National Park, the cottage is well-situated for accessing the area’s spectacular hilly walks, rocky tors, cycle trails, wildlife and breathtaking scenery from the doorstep. The historic market town of Moretonhampstead with its independent shops, cafes, pubs, small supermarket, classic car museum and open-air swimming pool (seasonal) is within walking distance. Just 4 miles away is the delightful town of Chagford. The cathedral city of Exeter is 12 miles away with a wide range of amenities, including restaurants, shops, theatre and bars. Other attractions within 5 miles include Castle Drogo and the Miniature Pony Centre. Slightly further afield, yet within 25 miles, are the historic naval city of Plymouth, numerous National Trust properties and South Hams Area of Natural Beauty.

Step inside this lovely property to find yourself in the spacious ground-floor entrance hall, boasting an attractive open wooden staircase that leads you to the large open-plan living areas. When entering the first floor from the wooden staircase you will find yourself in the welcoming king-size bedroom; a large room with a comfortable bed to relax in after exploring the local area, as well as a couple of chairs to enjoy far-reaching views with your morning coffee. This generous bedroom space also features a lovely day bed, benefiting from two single mattresses to accommodate an additional two guests, perfect for small families or a group of friends looking to stay together. There is a stylish bathroom, complete with a bath, shower cubicle and WC. Moving through the property, steps lead down into the charming and spacious open-plan living area, with beautiful, exposed beams and a wood burner to complete the hayloft's traditional countryside feel. Relax on the sofa in front of the Smart TV to watch your favourite shows, and enjoy hearty homemade meals in the dining space, making full use of the well-equipped kitchen. The kitchen itself comprises an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and Nespresso coffee machine.
Outside, to the front of the property, is parking for up to two cars in the gravelled courtyard. Enclosed meadow across the courtyard for family play time or to exercise your four-legged friend. There is also a small, communal patio area with seating to enjoy a morning coffee in the fresh countryside air.
  • 1 bedroom - king-size with additional day bed which can be made up as two single beds(supplementary charge for single beds)
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and Nespresso coffee machine with milk warmer and frother
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Smart TV and SONOS smart speaker in the lounge and Bluetooth enabled digital radio in kitchen
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Not all mobile networks have a strong signal at this property
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Pubs and shops less than 1 mile away
  • There is no door between the bedroom and living areas, there is a freestanding privacy screen if required
  • Sleeps 2 plus additional 2 single beds upon request -  supplementary charge of £50 per single bed payable to owner prior to arrival
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Nancy Hayes

This property is personally managed by Nancy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 48 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Debra 19th January 2024

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Lovely, comfortable cottage. Hosts are super. One of the best we have stayed in.

Reviewed by Rachel 14th January 2024

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A superb hayloft conversion! Luxurious and stylish open plan design with really lovely details. In a quiet rural setting close to the moors and village, a truly wonderful spacious place to relax after gorgeous walks on the moors. With thick frosts outside, we were delighted at how warm the property was and the luxurious bath and the wood burner alsRead moreo added to this cosiness. Charlotte was a perfect host, accommodating us at the last minute and helping us with local information. 100% recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Alison 29th December 2023

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Absolutely wonderful place to stay. Highly recommend it. The Hayloft is so lovely, full of character and very well equipped. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. It was a pleasure to come back to after a day on the moor! Its just on the outskirts (walking distance) of a very well equipped village with plenty of places to eat and shops. Such Read morea great stay, we will be back. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 6th October 2023

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Perfect location for our walking holiday with the dog. Lots of dog friendly shops pubs and restaurants. The cottage is well equipped and comfortable, it met all our needs. Charlotte and Matthew were very helpful and friendly.

Reviewed by Debra 29th September 2023

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Hayloft. Very spacious, light and airy. An amazing shower and everything you could possibly need in the kitchen. Lovely dog friendly touches. Great location to explore that part of Devon and Dartmoor. Hosts very friendly and approachable. Highly recommend this dog friendly accommodation.

Reviewed by Clair 22nd September 2023

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I would simply repeat all the other reviews of this property.Everything from booking to the end of my stay was amazing and the owners extremely helpful and friendly.There is one other helpful point I would add into this review for future customers which is where to find the property. When you drive out of Moretonhampstead look for a road on your riRead moreght that slopes up and has give way markings and drive up that road to find the house (feels wrong but thats the way to go!) house is up on the left Hide

Reviewed by Robert 15th September 2023

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The Hayloft is pretty much excellent throughout. Comfortable, well equipped and beautifully presented. Possibly due to heavy rain on several days the internet signal was erratic, but this did not spoil an otherwise enjoyable holiday.

Reviewed by Emma 8th September 2023

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Had a wonderful stay and was really impressed with the quality of the the furniture, fittings and how well 'stocked' the kitchen was for kit and utensils. The location was excellent for different walking options every day. I also liked knowing the owners were near yet balanced out with good privacy too. Loved hearing the farm animals and the lovelyRead more views whilst dining. One of my all round best places to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Louise 18th August 2023

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Beautiful loft conversion with every modern facility. Exceptional location, very peaceful and felt we could really unwind and relax. Great as a base for visiting local and more distant places. Will definitely recommend and would love to return

Reviewed by Sarah 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Nadia 28th July 2023

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If you are looking for somewhere, quiet and peaceful, with lots of nature, and nice places to walk, this is unique location

Reviewed by Alex 21st July 2023

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A very luxurious barn conversion to stay in. A good base to do walking from and a near village to get supplies. A very comfy bed and an excellent shower. All mod cons I highly recommend. Only issue was could have done with a sign on the farm track so knew where to turn outside of the village and another sign on the main gate so that its clear whereRead more to go. Hide

Reviewed by Patrick 14th July 2023

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Fantastic stay for a week. High quality studio barn conversion with everything we needed. Beautiful surroundings and great connection to local features. As others have said, the hay loft was much bigger than we were expecting! Charlotte was very welcoming and always happy to help if we needed anything. Would definitely consider staying again. One oRead moref our best holidays. Hide

Reviewed by Janet 7th July 2023

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had a delightful stay at the hayloft which was well equipped in all areas the kitchen had instruction manuals for all the appliances fitted the welcome pack and pint of milk in the fridge was a very kind gesture the owners friendly and attentive

Reviewed by Sally 30th June 2023

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Had a great holiday. The Hayloft was beautiful inside, perfect in every way, spacious, clean, lovely and quiet. Everything had been thought of, even a little bed for our dog. Its about 10 minutes walk from Moretonhamstead where there is a shop, great pub and cafe. We had a lovely week and will definitely return.

Reviewed by Ali 23rd June 2023

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An amazing place to stay . Owners were so lovely and helpful . Hayloft was so lovely and clean and they have put so much thought into it to make it a perfect stay . The bed was so comfortable, the shower was amazing and a bath you can actually lie back in ! Lovely 10 min walk to the village of Moretonhampstead , nice local businesses with great proRead moreduce to sell . We will definitely be going back , nicest place weve stayed by far . Hide

Reviewed by Jaap 16th June 2023

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Reviewed by Michael 9th June 2023

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Beautiful Hayloft conversion. Very high spec, spacious and comfortable. Many thoughtful additions made it easy and enjoyable to live in. Friendly and helpful owners. We hope to return.

Reviewed by Kevin 19th May 2023

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A lovely quiet place for a holiday in stunning Dartmoor scenery. The owners wildflower meadow was stunning and full of unusual plants Greater Burnett and Green Winged Orchids. It was only a 10 minute walk into the town for shopping and two good cafes.

Reviewed by Lesley 12th May 2023

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The Hayloft was just our cup of tea . Beautiful location with amazing walks following the Dartmoor Way . The accommodation was well equipped with everything we needed for our stay . Kitchen equipment was immaculate and all matched the decor perfectly Rustic charm in abundance. We will certainly return to this location and property . Hosts were veryRead more welcoming and helpful . Hide

Reviewed by Ricki 28th April 2023

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We had a lovely time in the Hayloft. It was very clean, comfortable and quiet, stocked with everything you would need. It even has a place where you can let your dog off safely to play. It is very close to some wonderful places for hikes and the local shops have everything you would need for an enjoyable holiday. The owners were friendly, helpful aRead morend easy to contact if needed. Hide

Reviewed by David 24th April 2023

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Reviewed by Dennis 14th April 2023

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This property is beautifully spacious, and furnished and equipped to a very high standard. What we particularly appreciated was attention to detail with a vase of flowers, fudge and some Nespresso pods.

Reviewed by Richard 6th April 2023

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The pictures online didn't really do the Hayloft justice. Spacious, warm fantastic everything you could possibly need in a kitchen. Super comfortable bed. It was as if its had just been decorated. We hope to visit again soon.

Reviewed by Barry 31st March 2023

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The Hayloft was a superb find. There is absolutely everything you could want for and that made our stay so relaxing and enjoyable. The accommodation has good quality fixtures and furniture and was spotlessly clean and so well presented. The bed is so so comfortable with good quality linen. It is located 10 min walk from the centre of MoretonhampsteRead moread where there's everything you need for a great break. Charlotte was very pleasant and helpful, we would happily recommend and stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Lynn 24th March 2023

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Wonderful accommodation. Everything we needed was present. Would happily return.

Reviewed by Poppy 16th March 2023

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The property was amazing and me and my boyfriend came home very happy with our stay, it catered for all needs eg, cooking, cleaning , comfort and our small dog who had never been away from home before. I would 100% recommend this property to anyone!

Reviewed by George 6th March 2023

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Excellent property and good value for money. Owner was very helpful and would have been easily contactable for assistance should we have needed. Lovely stay, thank you!

Reviewed by Sarah 24th February 2023

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Wonderful accommodation in a great location. Beautifully appointed , large apartment , perfect for a wonderful holiday or short break.A short walk from all the amenities in Moretonhampstead and stunning walks. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Liesl 10th February 2023

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Beautiful property. Great location. Loved our stay we had absolutely everything we needed to an excellent standard. We would stay again.

Reviewed by S 29th December 2022

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Reviewed by Paul 22nd December 2022

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Wonderful house and location. Best we have stayed up. My dream retirement property

Reviewed by Mary 25th November 2022

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Had a fantastic stay at the Hayloft, the property exceeded our expectations. It was very comfortable, well designed and had everything needed for a relaxing stay. The owner had really thought out what was needed, from a huge woodburner for cozyness, lovely big bath to relax it, and even candles! all the accessories in the loft were very good qualitRead morey and design making such a difference to our stay, it was a real pleasure to spend the week there. We hope to return soon! Hide

Reviewed by Zoe 18th November 2022

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The Hayloft was cosy on wet November days and very well appointed - there was a great range of kitchen equipment and it was good quality. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom beautiful. The owners were helpful. There was lots to do in the area. We will return!

Reviewed by Cheryl 4th November 2022

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Wow ! What a fantastic property. Beautifully decorated with great attention to detail, the Hayloft offers facilities and furnishings of the highest standard. Everything is catered for, and everywhere is spotless. A real credit to the owners who are lovely people and on hand if you need anything. The town is within easy walking distance, had everythRead moreing we needed, and theres great food at the Union Inn. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, would highly recommend, and look forward to a return visit. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 23rd September 2022

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A lovely place to stay . Very friendly owners and the place was very clean and tidy . Very close to the village shops and pubs/restaurants. I would highly recommend it.

Reviewed by John 2nd September 2022

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Cannot fault this accommodation for cleanliness, equipment and space. Close to amenities and the Moor.

Reviewed by Alison 26th August 2022

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Fab accommodation, wonderfully located to explore Dartmoor and surrounds. Only half hour from Coast and Exeter for change of tempo Wonderfully comfy beds and so much attention to detail - we thoroughly relaxed for a week here and appreciated the high quality throughout.

Reviewed by Sharon 12th August 2022

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Reviewed by Timothy 5th August 2022

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Very nice cottage, well equiped kitchen and plenty of space. The photos don't do the property justice.

Reviewed by Elizabeth 24th June 2022

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It felt like a real treat to stay in this gorgeous property. Moretonhampstead is a short walk and had everything we needed. We only used our car one day. We walked, used the buses and hired bikes. The owners are nearby if needed but appreciate your privacy.

Reviewed by Simon 17th June 2022

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We had a great week staying at the Hayloft. Everything was just right!

Reviewed by Malcolm 20th May 2022

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We had an enjoyable week in a well prepared and spacious property in a lovely location. We would recommend a stay and hope to visit again in the future.

Reviewed by Paul 13th May 2022

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Reviewed by David 29th April 2022

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The Hayloft is a real gem. Delightful property set in such a lovely area and so well equipped. We had a great holiday with The Hayloft an ideal base. Would highly recommend a break here.

Reviewed by Anna 22nd April 2022

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The accommodation was very spacious, stylish and well thought out. A perfectly equipped quality kitchen that enabled us to cook all that we had planned without any unnecessary clutter. Very comfortable furniture. Lovely quiet, rural location but within easy walking distance of the village and all that this has to offer. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Peter 8th April 2022

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The accomodation was spotless, very spacious and very well equipped. The owners have gone the extra mile to cater for dogs and make them feel welcome - bed, towels, blankets and bowls. The property is located down a quiet rural lane, but close enough to be able to walk into Mortonhampstead which has a good range of shops, a supermarket, pubs and caRead morefes. It's used it as a base for walking on Central and Eastern Dartmoor. Highly recommended! Hide

Reviewed by Lesley 1st April 2022

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We found the accommodation spotlessly clean & bed so comfy. Its extremely well equipped & very spacious for two. Our little dog was very at home & loved the bed in front of the log burner. The paddock was great for the morning/evening strolls. We achieved our aim of lots of walks, some favourites were Parke & Bovey Tracey, Steps bridge & Lustleigh Read more(from the book Walks for all ages 20 circular walks on Dartmoor) Widdecombe in the moor is lovely, watch out for the wild ponies on the road ! Hide

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