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The perfect retreat, complete with hot tub
The open-plan dining space is the perfect back drop for dinner with friends
The hand crafted chairs and farmhouse table blend beautifully into the space
A kitchen that is perfect for entertaining
Sink into the sofas and enjoy a catch up with friends
Relax by the cosy wood burner
The warm and welcoming lounge with a garden view
Property dating back to the early 1900
Climb the stairs for a peaceful nights sleep
A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
Sink into the pure linen bedding within this stylish room
Traditional touches within the shower room
A bed fit for any prince or princess
Outside dining
Your very own pizza oven
Pets are very welcome
View towards the property
1 / 17  The perfect retreat, complete with hot tub
2 / 17  The open-plan dining space is the perfect back drop for dinner with friends
3 / 17  The hand crafted chairs and farmhouse table blend beautifully into the space
4 / 17  A kitchen that is perfect for entertaining
5 / 17  Sink into the sofas and enjoy a catch up with friends
6 / 17  Relax by the cosy wood burner
7 / 17  The warm and welcoming lounge with a garden view
8 / 17  Property dating back to the early 1900
9 / 17  Climb the stairs for a peaceful nights sleep
10 / 17  A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
11 / 17  Sink into the pure linen bedding within this stylish room
12 / 17  Traditional touches within the shower room
13 / 17  A bed fit for any prince or princess
14 / 17  Outside dining
15 / 17  Your very own pizza oven
16 / 17  Pets are very welcome
17 / 17  View towards the property

Little Bovey Farmhouse Retreat

Bovey Tracey (1.5 mls SE), Dartmoor
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Hot tub and pizza oven located in the rear garden
  • A fabulous family retreat nestling on the outskirts of Bovey Tracey and Dartmoor National Park
  • Perfectly situated to explore the outstanding natural landscape of South Devon
  • An array of coffee shops, pubs and restaurants within easy reach of the property
  • Ideal location for dog walking and cycling
Property code: 52042

This remarkable property has been furnished to a delightful standard throughout, boasting a private hot tub, it’s the perfect bolt hole for a family retreat.

This charming property has been furnished to a delightful standard throughout, making for the perfect family retreat. You are ideally situated in this corner of Devon to explore the English Riviera and all the attractions and landmarks along the southern coast and the rest of this beautiful county.

The fabulous open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner at the centre of this former farmhouse property, boasts original beams, stonework and a traditional fireplace with wood burner, giving it a cosy homely feel. This is a great place to sit back, relax and watch TV or a movie after a long day exploring the local surroundings. You can dine in while sitting at the attractive farmhouse-style table, or eat alfresco in the rear garden where you also have the choice of cooking in the pizza oven and later relaxing in the hot tub. To the front of the property there is a small enclosed garden, offering a lovely area for young children and dogs to enjoy the outdoors.

The market town of Bovey Tracey (2 miles) is within easy reach of the property and boasts a fortnightly farmers' market and an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and family activities. Explore one of the peaceful walks nearby, take in the beautiful surroundings whilst walking around the National Trust-owned Park (2 miles) or along the trail from Bovey Valley Woods (4 miles) to Lustleigh (5.5 miles). Why not visit one of the nearby beaches? Dawlish (13 miles) and Dawlish Warren (16 miles) both offer beautiful sandy beaches and local amenities. Family fun days can be enjoyed at Paignton Zoo and Environmental Park (15 miles) and Crealy Adventure Park (17 miles).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Sleeps 4+1
  • 3 bedrooms - 2 king-size and 1 single
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Hot tub - Hot tub will be available the day after arrival to allow the water to heat up
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 2-3 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 12 miles, shops 1.5 miles and pubs nearby
  • Pizza oven
  • Arrival 4 pm

Julie Clarke

This property is personally managed by Julie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jonathan 31st December 2021

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We had an excellent stay. The cottage had everything we needed and Dan and Justine were very accommodating. The cottage was also very well located for beautiful walks on the moors a short drive away.

Reviewed by Rachel 24th December 2021

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Really lovely holiday cottage and we were made to feel welcome from the start, lovely gesture of a bottle of wine and dog biscuits on arrival. The hot tub and open fire were both used a lot and are great features for the cottage, As it was a Christmas stay for us we were provided with everything we needed to cook and prepare our dinner. Cottage wasRead more lovely and clean and beds very comfy, would definitely recommend to family and friends, lovely walks for the dogs also near by. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 12th November 2021

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Reviewed by James 15th October 2021

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Cottage was beautiful in an ideal location. Walks directly from the doorstep which is a bonus if you bring a dog. The owners were very quick to respond to questions and were polite and friendly in response throughout our stay. Hot tub and pizza oven were lovely additions too. Would highly recommend!

Reviewed by Jane 1st October 2021

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An outstanding cottage everything you need, supremely comfortable beds, lovely little welcome pack of goodies and the hot tub most welcome after a day of walking. We used the pizza oven which was great fun! You are very close to lots of walks including from the front door! Much care and thought has gone into the cottage and the furnishings and it vRead moreery much shows. Super week away thank you Justine and Dan. Hide

Reviewed by John 24th September 2021

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Lovely, clean and peaceful 'retreat' in great location for moors and coast.

Reviewed by Haley 17th September 2021

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Beautiful cottage has everything you could need for a pleasant stay close to many coast lines and different places to explore and after a day's exploring time to relax in the hot tub will definitely be returning xx

Reviewed by Julia 10th September 2021

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This cottage is in the perfect location for exploring Dartmoor & surrounding area. The hosts are wonderful & the cottage is spotless & has everything you may need. Added welcome bonus is that is it dog friendly & there are some great walks locally & on the moor to keep your fur baby very happy! Our little one was worn out at the end of each day! ThRead moreis was our 2nd stay at The Retreat & we will certainly be back again. Cannot recommend enough & it gets 5 paws from our pooch :) Miss it already Hide

Reviewed by Gary 3rd September 2021

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Absolutely perfect cottage in an ideal location will be recommending to all my friends and family. Thanks for making our holiday special.

Reviewed by Peter 6th August 2021

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Lovely location. Great cottage with all anyone could need for a break away. Hot tub added bonus.

Reviewed by David 18th June 2021

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Thank you for an absolutely amazing little cottage worth every penny great location and great Jacuzzi.

Reviewed by Kevin 11th June 2021

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The cottage was all we wanted for a holiday vacation all the family loved our cottage and would recommend it too anyone to enjoy.

Reviewed by Becky 21st May 2021

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The Retreat is a wonderful little cottage, which has everything you need for a relaxing break. We were perfectly located for all the activities we wanted to do; this is a very quiet location, but with easy access to everything. The property is so well equipped and the owners have thought of everything you might need. The hot tub is amazing and we uRead moresed it every single day - it really does add that element of luxury. Highly recommend and we look forward to staying here again in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Sally 23rd April 2021

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What a delightful spot! The owners have thought of everything that one might need. Well equipped kitchen, comfy beds and a pizza oven! We had a lovely time.

Reviewed by Simone 12th April 2021

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We had a lovely week at the Retreat! Well equipped in a quiet location from which we had easy access to the Dartmoor National Park as well as the coast. The front garden offered enough space to play with our dog and we were able to enjoy our coffee in the morning sun. We were glad to have the hot tub to soak our muscles after a day of horse riding Read moreand long walks. The tasteful decoration in the house and the fire place made for cosy evenings and the bedrooms were all quiet and comfortable! Hide

Reviewed by Edward 4th December 2020

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We had a lovely stay at your beautiful cottage. The facilities and quality of the cottage were perfect and just what we needed for a nice break away. Highly recommend and look forward to possibly staying again some time in the future.

Reviewed by Liz 30th October 2020

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Beautiful cottage, really well equipped. And in a brilliant location for lots of local walks.

Reviewed by Sandra 9th October 2020

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Lovely cottage with everything we needed for a relaxing break. Comfy beds, well equipped kitchen, superb hot tub and walks from the door. Definitely somewhere to return too !

Reviewed by Ben 26th September 2020

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Cottage was lovely and made us feel very relaxed! Very comfortable stay and in a good location. Hot tub was really nice too. Would stay here again and would recommend to others

Reviewed by Jessica 18th September 2020

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We spent a week in this lovely cottage. We had no issues at all. It was well equipped and we thoroughly enjoyed using the pizza oven and hot tub, which was undercover so was ideal in any weather. Plenty of family friendly things to do nearby. We wouldnt hesitate to come back. A big thank you to the owners.

Reviewed by Anne 28th August 2020

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Beautiful cottage with log burner and hot tub. Enclosed gardens back and front make it ideal for dogs. Beds were very comfortable. Lovely shower with two heads and water was always hot. Two flights of stairs with main bedroom being in the eaves. Washing machine and tumble dryer very useful. Location near Bovey Tracey was perfect for us - it is in tRead morehe country side but not far off A38 - minutes in fact. Hide

Reviewed by Louise 31st July 2020

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Very quiet location not overlooked -beautiful cottage plenty of room. Enclosed front and rear to keep children and pets safe - big jacuzzi -close to lovely village of newton abbott where there is a very clean pebble beach. Tesco express earby so no problem stocking up.

Reviewed by Lesley 17th July 2020

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Wonderful cottage! Everything you need and more, location, views, cosy and relaxing and the hot tub. Just what we all needed after coming out of lockdown.

Reviewed by Linda 4th July 2020

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Had a wonderful 5 days here with the family, very relaxing just what we needed after lockdown! This is a beautiful place. The welcome pack was a nice touch. Met Julia the owner who was very helpful. The hot tub which was amazing after a long walk and busy day exploring this beautiful part of the country. The pizza oven was a new experience for us aRead morend great fun cooking individual pizzas from scratch, with all the family involved. Beds are comfy, lovely linen, lounge was cosy. Highly recommended Hide

Reviewed by Matthew 18th March 2020

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The Retreat was a perfect place to spend some time away from home. The owners have lovingly converted this barn and furnished it to a high standard. The location is really well connected to Devon and I'd highly recommend a visit.

Reviewed by Martin 15th February 2020

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This is a lovely and cosy cottage. It is really well equipped and very dog friendly. We were made to feel very welcome and really appreciated the welcoming touches and gifts on arrival. The hot tub was superb and the property offered us an idyllic base from which to explore this part of Devon.

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The perfect retreat, complete with hot tub
The open-plan dining space is the perfect back drop for dinner with friends
The hand crafted chairs and farmhouse table blend beautifully into the space
A kitchen that is perfect for entertaining
Sink into the sofas and enjoy a catch up with friends
Relax by the cosy wood burner
The warm and welcoming lounge with a garden view
Property dating back to the early 1900
Climb the stairs for a peaceful nights sleep
A winning combination of style, comfort and romance
Sink into the pure linen bedding within this stylish room
Show 5 moreTraditional touches within the shower room

Location

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