Lydford: 2015 Property details for A120

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Ref: A120
Location: Lydford
Region: Dartmoor
County: Devon
Sleeps: 11
Stars: 4.5 stars.  Click for more information.
Changeover day: Friday
Bedrooms: 2 doubles  1 twin  1 single  1 bunk
Bath/Shower: 4
Price Band: QQ (Prices from £837)

See page 76 of our 2015 printed brochure
A120 joined Helpful Holidays in 2001
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  • K3 Stoke (Sleeps 10)
No smoking Pets generally allowed
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"A simply fabulous place. We had a group of eight for most of the weekend and everyone was very happy with the tasteful, spacious accommodation..." Read more reviews (39)...
Mr J Burns on 27th Jan 2014
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2015 features  
 
Heating and electricity Electricity costs are included.
Heating costs are included.
This property has central heating.
The property has a woodburner.
This property has an open fire.
Groceries Groceries can be pre-ordered from the owner.
Meals are available in the owners house by arrangement.
Entertainment There is a piano.
There is a broadband internet connection (more...).
There are two televisions.
There is one DVD.
There is a sauna.
There is a games room.
There is an indoor swimming pool (more...).
There is a heated outdoor swimming pool (more...).
Linen and towels Linen and duvets are provided free of charge.
Towels are provided at extra charge.
Parking Parking is off the public road on the grounds of the property.
Suitability Baby sitting is available.
A dropsided or traditional cot is available.
A highchair is available.
Smoking IS NOT ALLOWED at this property (more...).
Utilities There is one freezer.
There are two fridges.
There is one microwave.
There is one dishwasher.
There is one tumble drier.
There is one washing machine.
There is a payphone (more...).
There is a barbecue.
Pets Pets are welcome by arrangement (more...).

The place:
Lydford: village (two good food pubs, farm shop, church) on Dartmoor’s western edge, famous for its gorge/waterfall (Nat. Trust, very beautiful walk deep in woods). Trout fishing in the Lyd; riding stables locally. Sea/beaches, about 25 miles, north or south coasts. Roadford Lake, 9 miles. Tavistock, 5. Brentor’s tor-top church, 3.

The property:

... 2 miles south-west of Lydford and 1 from its gorge, 400 yards of private farm-lane end at Burnville Farm, a lovely farmstead amid beech trees. It is on the side of a shallow stream-valley with supreme views of Dartmoor hills and tors and to Brentor’s peak-top church, from almost anywhere on the 250 acre working farm (direct moor access from it). There are sheep, cattle, ponies, pigs, chickens, ornamental pheasants. You can roam the farm and help is most welcomeStabling/grazing for your own ponies/horses; a pond (picnicking) with mallard, moorhen and usually Canada geese in spring; badgers and foxes about. Clay pigeon shooting and instruction, archery tuition (equipment provided) and mountain bikes (adults’ and children’s) by arrangement. Fenced outdoor heated swimming pool (32’ x 16’ and 3’6" to 8’ deep, available 22 May to 12 September) and hard tennis court shared with owners. Fun badminton and volleyball. Games room (6’ pool table, table tennis, skittle alley) and well-equipped gym in a refurbished barn. Lovely walled vegetable garden; fresh veg available in season, and eggs. Meals available in the owners' house. Golf and gliding, 2 miles.

For you to stay in are the original stone farmhouse (A121) or a large Victorian house (A122) 200 yards up the private lane, a converted coachhouse (A120) roughly midway between the two, or a converted barn (A51) a mile away. The extremely nice owners live nearby but out of sight and do B&B in their own house.


... the converted coachhouse has its own indoor swimming pool (17’ x 8’ x 3’ - ‘endless pool’ with variable river flow) and sauna in a separate building just a few yards away. Own heated games room (snooker, table tennis, table football), lovely paved patio (table/chairs, barbecue) and about an acre of garden (partly stepped or sloping, but with large level lawn areas, sandpit, wooden playhouse). Inside, well-decorated and furnished, mainly big rooms with many windows (original coachhouse openings). Comfortable living room with big fireplace (open fire), big arched French windows, TV/DVD; elegant dining room with arched windows, slate floor, piano, glazed door to patio; smart fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, electric range-style cooker, larder fridge); maple-floored den with woodburner, TV and French windows to forecourt; laundry room (washing machine, tumble drier, freezer, larder fridge, sink); children’s snug with wood floor, beanbags, toys; boot room with shower; loo. Upstairs, five bedrooms the master double (mahogany 5' bed) with en suite shower-room (suite), another double (brass 5' bed), a twin, a single, and a children’s room with two sets of 3' bunks; two bathrooms (suites, one with shower over bath). Heat generated by biomass system. Arrival after 4pm, departure by 11am. 

Tremendous atmosphere, freedom and number of things for adults and children to do, and the houses are much praised. Sumptuous evening meal menu. Outdoor swimming pool available 22 May to 12 September.

Other Helpful Holiday properties in Lydford:   A107 (sleeps 2)  A121 (sleeps 10)  A122 (sleeps 10)  A168 (sleeps 2)  A215 (sleeps 2)  A51 (sleeps 6)  A90 (sleeps 4)  A91 (sleeps 4) 


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