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Stockman's Rest

Torrington (5mls S), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Romantic cottage tucked away in the countryside perfect for a couple’s getaway
  • Quiet patio and lawn with sun trap, views, shrubs and bushes
  • Great base for exploring North Devon including Bideford Bay and the Atlantic Coast
Property code: 42982

Bijou cottage situated on a tranquil 34-acre smallholding in rural Devon, just 5 miles from the market town of Torrington, and within easy reach of the beaches and harbour towns of the Atlantic Coast.

Stockman's Rest is a charming cottage set within a quiet 34-acre farm in the heart of Devon, offering an idyllic getaway for a romantic break or an escape from life's everyday hustle and bustle. Here, you are ideally placed to explore Devon, just 5 miles from the market town of Great Torrington, but also within easy reach of the beaches and harbour towns of the Atlantic Coast.

There is both an economy of space and a generosity of facilities within this accommodation. A well-planned interior provides for a comfortable and relaxing lifestyle, with a lounge/diner where you can enjoy a cosy meal for two at the dining table, having prepared it in the well-equipped kitchen area. The inviting double bedroom features a TV/DVD player which you can watch from the bed - perfect for lazy mornings or late-night movies. Outside, you can enjoy morning coffee on the patio at the front of the property, and perhaps an evening BBQ on the lawn at the rear of the cottage.

Westward Ho! (15 miles) has an expansive stretch of golden sands, where you can enjoy swimming, surfing, or walking along the beach. The adjacent Northam Burrows Country Park also offers an opportunity to explore the open spaces for its abundance of wildlife, or perhaps play a round of golf at the renowned Royal North Devon Golf Club. The wonderful RHS Rosemoor (6 miles) offers an opportunity for walking amongst lovingly tended gardens, and also is the venue for a number of family-based theatrical and musical productions throughout the summer months. The picturesque fishing villages of Clovelly (18 miles) and Appledore (15 miles) are well worth a visit.

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

  • 1 cosy double bedroom
  • Shower room with WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, and fridge with ice compartment
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Bed linen, towels included
  • Electric and heating included
  • Off-road parking
  • Accessed via a country lane
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Beach 15 miles, pub and shop 3 miles

This property is personally managed by Jolie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Alex 2nd September 2019

my wife and i had a wonderful stay at the cottage and the owners where very kind and helpful . recommended place I will in the short future return there.

Reviewed by Kim 23rd August 2019

Fabulous cottage for 2people and 1 dog very clean and comfortable. Remote location on a farm but very beautiful, but only 10 minutes for Biddeford and 20 from Westwood hoe beach fabulous for taking dog on to Had a lovely meal at half moon in highly recommend a visit Mike and Michelle (owners) lovely and friendly and left you to it Will definitely gRead moreo back Hide

Reviewed by Alison 3rd August 2019

Service as expected, as described in the brochure. We had an enjoyable stay and would certainly go again.

Reviewed by David 20th July 2019

The property was perfect for us, clean , quiet and fantastic location.

Reviewed by David 25th May 2019

Our first experience in a holiday cottage, A great base for exploring Devon and Cornwall Very peaceful and quiet, exactly what we were looking for. Tight and twisty lanes all around encouraged us to use the shortest route option on the sat nav which kept us off of all the main roads, very rarely seeing other traffic.

Reviewed by Michael 18th May 2019

Very cosy property and friendly host.

Reviewed by Trevor 11th May 2019

It was a very clean and cosy little cottage ideal for 2 people and a dog, it was very quiet and peaceful

Reviewed by Daphne 29th September 2018

Stockman's Rest is a lovely little cottage, welcoming, has everything you need on holiday. It's very quiet & peaceful, quite a way from main roads so no traffic noise. The lanes and track are a little rough in places but I managed it easily with my elderly little VW Polo! Nice to hear the sheep and birdsong, also the owls at night. The friendly towRead moren of Torrington is about five miles away but there isn't really a pub within walking distance which needs to be considered when booking. Hide

Reviewed by Carol 7th July 2018

Ideal for total escape from city stress ! Dog owners will appreciate the walks Peace and quiet. Welcoming owners.

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