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Tavistock, Devon (Ref. 959961)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Rosewarne

    “Margaret and Andy where lovely hosts beautiful views places to walk without the use of the car ,very relaxing holiday”

    - Mrs Rosewarne, October 2020

The property

If exploring rolling green pastures, hiking through the picturesque Walkham valley, cycling through moorland villages or scaling the Dartmoor Tors is your idea of heaven, then Fairmead, situated in the pretty village of Horrabridge, is the perfect base for your travels.

Positioned on the western fringes of Dartmoor National Park, Fairmead is a delightful bolthole escape.

Its elevated position annexed to the owners' house, is afforded the most captivating views of North Hessary Tor, that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own armchair.

Light and airy with a high vaulted ceiling, the open plan living room, whilst is perfect for a couple and is fitted with all the home from home comforts to ensure a perfectly restful holiday.

A pretty bedroom off the living room is furnished with a quality Kingsize bed, with a useful en-suite WC as well as a separate bathroom.

To the rear guests have their own garden area, fenced for privacy and paved and furnished with garden chairs and table for alfresco meals.

For those seeking to explore on foot or by bicycle, Drakes Trail runs immediately behind the property.

There is also secure storage for bikes. Nestling in the valley of the River Walkham with the market town of Tavistock 5 miles to the north and Yelverton to the south, Horrabridge is a super base for an active holiday in Devon.

On a bus route for those who would prefer to park up and leave the car behind, the village has a good pub, a village store, bakers and takeaway, all within walking distance of the property.

The market town of Tavistock is just 5 miles away, where visitors can enjoy the famous Pannier Market and where there are a number of supermarkets, and a great selection of independent shops and restaurants.

For trips out Buckland Abbey, The Garden House, Castle Drogo are all close by.


  • All ground floor
  • One king-size double bedroom with WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, espresso coffee maker, TV with Freeview, DVD, Soundbar, radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc, in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair on request
  • There is off-road parking for 1 car
  • Patio with furniture
  • 1 well-behaved dog welcome at £20 per week
  • No smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

About the location


Plymouth 17 miles; Okehampton 8 miles.

A delightful award-winning market town, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the River Tavy, nestling in the south-west slopes of Dartmoor. Tavistock has an indoor pannier market, a diverse range of independent shops, an excellent choice of pubs, bistros, restaurants, a theatre and a cinema, as well as a leisure pool. This is the perfect destination for country lovers who enjoy the convenience of an interesting town on the doorstep. There is excellent walking on Dartmoor, cycling on The National Cycle Network no. 27, renowned game fishing, gardens of distinction and various National Trust properties nearby. Within easy reach is the maritime city of Plymouth, with its Barbican Quay and the Historic Royal William Yard. Torbay, the Eden Project and the sandy surfing beaches of Devon and North Cornwall are all within an hour’s drive and provide activities to keep all the family happy. Tavistock is a wonderful all-year-round holiday destination.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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