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Higher Longford Cottages – Dartmoor, Devon

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Higher Longford Cottages – Dartmoor, Devon

Beautiful Cottages In The Foothills Of The Dartmoor National Park

Enjoy your stay in Dartmoor in one of our traditional stone-built cottages. Our family-run park offers a friendly welcome all year round.

All our cottages are furnished to give you a warm and comfortable, home from home to enjoy your holiday. Relax in our fully equipped cottages all with their own garden.

Pets are welcome free. We provide lots of facilities for them including exercise areas and a kennel. Every cottage is different so please take a look and contact us if you would like any help.

Accommodation

Ash Cottage

Features
  • Sleeps 2 persons
  • 1 double bedroom
  • Wet room with walk in shower and bath.
  • Super secure garden, patio & garden furniture
  • Designed for less abled & wheelchairs users
Description

This cottage is a lovely retreat for two persons. With wider entrances, room in the bedroom and a huge walk in shower and bathroom ideal for those less abled. For everyone Ash is a quiet retreat, offering all the modern essentials in an area that is peaceful and beautiful.

  • Bedroom with Pine furniture including a double bed, wardrobe and drawers and TV
  • Lounge with Sofa
  • Colour TV
  • Fully tiled walk in electric shower, bath, basin, and toilet (also shower seat)
  • Fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge with freezer box, and toaster.
  • Central heating and electricity (included in price).
  • All duvet, pillows and bed linen provided (included in price)
  • All ground level without steps
  • Dogs are welcome (3 plus more by arrangement)
  • Your own enclosed secure garden, with garden table & chairs for you to enjoy at the side of the cottage

Sycamore Cottage

Features
  • Sleeps 2 persons
  • 1 Superking/twin bedroom upstairs
  • Large open-plan lounge, dining room and kitchen
  • Downstairs bathroom with bath and shower over
  • Garden with garden furniture
Description

This romantic cottage offers superb views of Dartmoor and grassy fields. With a spacious open plan living room and kitchen you have room to relax. Whilst upstairs, the beautiful views from the bedroom window can take your breath away. Choose a lovely big comfy Super-king sized bed or 2 large single twin beds.

Downstairs

  • Large open plan fully equipped kitchen with cooker, microwave, fridge freezer and toaster
  • Open plan lounge/dining area with comfortable sofa, chair, dining table & chairs
  • Colour TV
  • Downstairs bathroom with bath & over bath electric shower
  • Central heating and electricity (included in price)
  • Dogs are welcome – 3 (plus more by arrangement)

Upstairs

  • Bedroom with bed available as super-king or 2 twin 3ft beds.
  • Wardrobe, chest of drawers, vanity unit & TV. This bedroom has stunning views of Dartmoor
  • All duvets, pillows and bed linen provided. (Included in price.)
  • Your own enclosed picket-fenced garden, with a garden table & chairs for you to enjoy at the side of the cottage.  (fencing is 4ft high)

Rowan Cottage

Features
  • Sleeps 4 persons
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Natural stone feature walls and comfortable living room
  • Super secure 6ft fenced garden, with patio and garden furniture
Description

Rowan Cottage is a lovely little cottage offering natural stone feature walls, with a secure garden & patio area immediately off the lounge. This cottage has two double bedrooms, ideal for families or couples travelling together. The garden is very private and offers security for those with dogs that may escape!

  • Lounge with a large sofa and chair, Table and Seating for 4.
  • Two bedrooms with double beds.  (One bedroom has a fitted bed with access 1 side only)
  • Colour TV
  • Bathroom with bath and electric shower over bath.
  • Ground floor
  • Fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge with freezer box and toaster
  • Central heating and electricity (included in price)
  • All duvets, pillows and bed linen provided (included in price)
  • Dogs are welcome – 3 (+more by arrangement) – This cottage is great for dogs.
  • Has an enclosed secured wooden 6ft panel fence, with a garden table and chairs.

Oak Cottage

Features
  • Sleeps 4 persons
  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 twin bedroom with 2 single beds
  • Large spacious secure garden
  • Family / dog friendly
Description

Transformed from the original stable is a picturesque detached cottage with great character. The thick slate and granite walls provide a cosy retreat in winter and a cool haven in summer

This detached cottage has a lovely comfortable open plan lounge/diner with well equipped kitchen. Stairs lead you to the 2 bedrooms and bathroom where you can experience the stunning views of the moorland surrounding us here. The large secure garden is great for families and dogs, with garden furniture and a fire pit to enjoy on the milder evenings whilst star gazing.

Downstairs

  • Fully equipped kitchen with cooker, microwave, fridge with freezer box
  • Open plan lounge/dining area with comfortable sofa, chairs, dining table & chairs
  • Wooden, Carpeted Stairs to the upper floor
  • Digital Colour TV
  • Central heating and electricity  (included in price)
  • All duvet, pillows and bed linen provided (included in price)
  • Dogs are welcome – 3 (plus more by arrangement) – Idea for Dogs
  • Has an enclosed secured wooden 6ft panel fence, with garden table and chairs.
  • Fire pit for nice evenings

Upstairs

  • Master bedroom with double bed, built in wardrobe, drawers and TV.
  • Second bedroom with two single beds & storage
  • Bathroom with bath and electric shower over bath

Holly Cottage

Features
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 ensuite shower room double bedroom
  • 1 super king bedroom or twin bedroom
  • 1 double bedroom
  • Large spacious lounge
  • Large enclosed separate garden
Description

Holly is on the top floor of the ancient Dartmoor longhouse provides a comfortable spacious haven to enjoy whilst holidaying in Dartmoor.

Enter through the stunning 30ft open plan lounge/dining room. From here no one will need to remind you that Dartmoor is really on your doorstep and is exceptionally beautiful. Dartmoor Tors beacon from the window.

Wander through the big archway to the spacious bedrooms, furnished to make feel it feel like a home from home. The bathroom and fully equipped kitchen offer all the modern facilities required for your comfort.

There is access from the main yard to the cottage’s own private secluded garden with high stone walls and a patio area for you to take tea or enjoy the fire pit on a warmer evening. This cottage is ideal for the larger family or couples wanting to travel together.

  • Double bedroom with ensuite shower, pine furniture and TV
  • Double bedroom with pine furniture
  • Bedroom with bed available as superking or 2 twin 3ft beds and pine furniture and TV
  • Large bright open plan lounge with comfortable sofa, chairs with Stunning Views. Solid wood pine table and chairs & dresser.
  • Fully fitted modern kitchen with oven, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher and toaster
  • Bathroom with bath and electric shower over bath
  • Central heating (included in the price)
  • All duvets, pillows and bed linen provided (included in price)
  • Dogs are welcome – 2 (plus more by arrangement)
  • Private, enclosed, fenced garden surrounded with mature trees and stone walls, with garden chairs & table. (accessible from yard)
  • Fire pit for use in the garden.

Please note this property is all on one level but there are 8 steps to access the property and 1 to bedrooms 1 & 2.

About Higher Longford Cottages

We would love to welcome you to Higher Longford, a family-run park Michelle, and her family has been living and working here for over 30 years.  At Higher Longford Cottages you can enjoy the experience of Dartmoor, staying in one of our traditional stone-built cottages, set amongst the foothills of the spectacular Dartmoor National Park and the abundance of nature.

Our family run park prides itself on providing a natural and well-maintained environment for our customers (and wildlife too). Our holiday cottages are all of excellent quality with wooden furniture, fully equipped kitchens, central heating and bathrooms; a real home from home.

All our cottages have lovely gardens, with patio furniture to make the most of the sunshine.

Families are welcome. Dartmoor is a lovely family location and our cottages are designed to make your stay very comfortable.  It’s a great location for a base for touring Devon and Cornwall.

We are super dog friendly and your pets are also welcome at Higher Longford. Plus you can enjoy our dog walk exercise area, available to entertain your dogs as well as your own well-maintained gardens. Most of our gardens are secure for your dogs with high-fenced gardens (except Sycamore who has 4ft fencing).

We meet most of the requirements of guests with special needs, including mobility, visual and hearing impairment. Ash Cottage was designed with special needs in mind. It has larger door openings and a large bathroom with a walk-in shower.

On top of the lovely cottages you can also enjoy the other amenities our park has to offer:

  • WiFi and Internet – We have good, password-protected WiFi included free in all our cottages.
  • Dog walking area – Extra exercise areas for walking your dog.
  • Walks – walk directly from the park onto walks across moorland.
  • Secure Bicycle storage, locked and dry we provide a shed for up to 5 bikes, accessories and trailers.
  • Laundrette – Coin-operated washer and dryer for your use.
  • Small shop – selling milk, bread and other seasonal goods
  • Dog Kennel – we have an outdoor dog kennel that can be reserved for your dogs during the day
  • Wash off areas – Tap and hose available to wash off those doggies, boots or bikes
  • Freezer – additional freezer space available for dog owners wishing to use
  • Bus route – nearest pick up point is at the end of our drive.

Dartmoor has something to offer everybody. The most popular activity is walking and exploring the wonderful Dartmoor landscape.

There are a huge range of activities to choose from here is just a small sample.

Activities include:

  • walking
  • cycling
  • letterboxing
  • rock climbing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • horse riding
  • canoeing
  • fishing
  • hang gliding

These are all available in our local area.  For those that are not wanting such an active holiday we have plenty to keep you occupied too.  We are centrally located to discover both Devon and Cornwall.  Our local town of Tavistock is a thriving community with lovely shops and a great Market.

Tavistock, the ancient stannary town features a Pannier Market granted in the year 1105 to the then local Abbey. The 1105 Royal Charter is still in operation and the Town Council are the current custodians.

A market is held every day of the week except Sundays and Mondays (seasonal)

Princetown, the home of the historic Dartmoor Jail, still in use, is about five miles away and makes a spectacular site. The town has a interesting visitor centre plus good local pubs and cafes.

The Dartmoor Prison Visitor centre offers a fascinating insight into the colourful history of the prison and its inmates.

We are surrounded by lovely pubs, restaurants and cafes.  Plymouth and Exeter are only a short drive for larger shops and services.

We are not far from local beaches.  A 30 minute drive and you will find yourself on the beautiful sandy beaches of Devon and Cornwall.

Why not check out our facebook page or our blog to see more of what our local area has to offer.

Location

Contact Information

Zip/Post Code
PL19 9LQ

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