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One Gidleigh Park. Secluded luxury woodland cottage, Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon

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Detached timber framed luxury home on Dartmoor surrounded by large  gardens.
Surrounded by extensive woodland. A real getaway!
Gidleigh castle.
1 of 50Detached timber framed luxury home on Dartmoor surrounded by large gardens.
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Surrounded by it's own beautiful large garden the house is situated at Gidleigh Park in the wooded River Teign valley on rugged Dartmoor. We are at the fringes of the vibrant, attractive village Chagford with all it's amenities. This house is ideal for romantic breaks or 4 friends. The seclusion, privacy and clean air will really appeal to those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday city life at any time of year. This unusual house in the heart of Devon was originally constructed as the Cook's residence, discreetly located on the estate of the private house that subsequently became the 2 Michelin Starred Gidleigh Park Hotel. Recently lovingly restored and extended the luxury boutique interior now houses a combination of beautiful modern designer and antique furnishing...Surrounded by it's own beautiful large garden the house is situated at Gidleigh Park in the wooded River Teign valley on rugged Dartmoor. We are at the fringes of the vibrant, attractive village Chagford with all it's amenities. This house is ideal for romantic breaks or 4 friends. The seclusion, privacy and clean air will really appeal to those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday city life at any time of year. This unusual house in the heart of Devon was originally constructed as the Cook's residence, discreetly located on the estate of the private house that subsequently became the 2 Michelin Starred Gidleigh Park Hotel. Recently lovingly restored and extended the luxury boutique interior now houses a combination of beautiful modern designer and antique furnishings. It's a luxury unique 1920’s single story home ideal for romantic breaks and honeymoons. It’s also suited for two couples or parents with a babe in arms or children over 12 only (there are various risks at the house for young children including low level breakables and some step steps and drops). Two en-suite bedrooms, one with king size double and one with large double bed. Luxury 600 thread count Egyptian cotton bed linen, top quality soaps and extremely comfortable beds. Large, well equipped cook's kitchen with dining area and separate utility room. Sitting room with stunning uninterrupted views over garden and fields at the front. Look directly into bluebell woodland from the glassroom at the rear. Spot the deer, foxes, badgers and a myriad of birdlife. Mezzanine office and snug. Logs and kindling provided for two wood-burners in the kitchen and sitting room. The house also has under-floor and radiator oil fired central heating. Private off road parking for up to 3 cars. Beautiful, private one acre sunny garden walled from the lane with wooden decks with tables and chairs at the front and rear of the house. Herbaceous borders and raised vegetable beds and herbs (help yourself when in season). Wifi. Hardwire connections for personal listening devices to two music systems in the kitchen and sitting room. Large TV and DVD player. CD and DVD libraries. Good mobile reception for most networks. Up to 2 small mature dogs (ie not puppies) welcome after prior discussion with the owner. Dog's are strictly not allowed on furniture or to be left in the house unattended. 1.5 miles from Chagford with its handsome 15th and 16th century buildings. Voted best village to live in the UK in the Sunday Times 2015 guide. It has several pubs, restaurants, cafes, boutiques and large range of useful shops including an excellent hardware and moorland clothing shop, butcher, greengrocer and delicatessen. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Two small/medium sized mature dogs at £40 per dog per stay. Dog's strictly not allowed on the furniture and not to be left unattended in the house. Owner to bring dog bed. No children however we welcome babes in arms and children over 12. No smoking in the house. Up to 4 persons maximum. No stag or hen parties.
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About the Owner
Adam S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
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Reviewed 25 May 2019

One Gidleigh Park is an ideal holiday rental for those seeking countryside walks, quiet location and relaxation with birdsong as the main background. During our week we saw a deer in the surrounding bluebell wood which was a treat. The property is designed to a...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Wanderer765844, VR Owner at One Gidleigh Park. Secluded luxury woodland cottage, Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2019

Thanks very much for this review - we are really glad that you enjoyed your week at our house. Hope to see you again in Devon or Portugal at some point again in the future!

Reviewed 21 May 2019 via mobile

The house, garden and location is beautiful! The woods and hedgerows surrounding the property were amass with bluebells. It was a delight to stay in this comfortable home. Everything you could need was there. I would definitely recommend!!

Date of stay: May 2019
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Wanderer765844, VR Owner at One Gidleigh Park. Secluded luxury woodland cottage, Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2019

Thanks so much for your great review! Hope to see you again in the future sometime.

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

We presently live in California but lived nearby when I was young. We come back every year and usually stay in Warcleave Cottage. One Gidleigh Park is definitely much nicer. It has been modernized to a high standard and has everything you could need including...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Wanderer765844, VR Owner at One Gidleigh Park. Secluded luxury woodland cottage, Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thanks very much for your kind words Nigel. It's great that you love the area and I'm glad that you have found somewhere that you like to stay. Yes the lane is narrow but we feel that Devon would not be Devon without the lanes!...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Adam and Stephens place is in a lovely spot where different animals and birds visit the garden all the time. It is a very welcoming and beautifully appointed house with all the creature comforts one could want for a short or long stay.Our elderly parents...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank mark s
Wanderer765844, VR Owner at One Gidleigh Park. Secluded luxury woodland cottage, Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks so much for your review - we hope to see you again at some point in the future either in Gidleigh or Portugal! Adam

Reviewed 3 September 2018

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay. We arrived to an clean, fresh and welcoming environment with a lovely note and basket of local produce. I'm a keen cook and was able to keep us fed well in the beautiful kitchen which appeared to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Chris J
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
There is a huge array of things to do in our area. Here is a selection - Walking. There are many restorative walks from our doorstep into the countryside both along the River Teign that run’s through the Gidleigh Park estate and up on to the moor. Dartmoor has 368 square miles of open countryside with Bronze Age settlements, granite stone circles and rows, craggy tors, wild ponies and wooded mossy river gorges. Scorhill Bronze Age Stone Circle Up the lane from Gidleigh on the edge of the moor (easily reached on foot) this is an English Heritage scheduled monument and Devon’s finest stone circle. Walk down to where the River Teign meets the Walla brook and walk over a couple of classic Dartmoor clapper bridges. Grimspound Drive into the moor on the B3212 from Mortonhamstead t...
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