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Walkers Retreat with stunning views, large garden and free wifi

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1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
2 guests
1 night minimum
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The Walkers Retreat is a very cosy, clean and quiet holiday let with large garden to walk around in and great views to admire. You can make use of your own outdoor terrace and we have also several wooden benches spread out in the garden for you to use and enjoy the views. Located in Dartmoor National Park makes it's possible to start walks from the property onto the Moor or to the River Dart. There is free secured parking and the Walkers Retreat has it's own private entrance. The Walkers Retreat has a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, electric hob and oven. The living area has a comfortable reclining chair and sofa. Free view television with DVD player, magazines and a varied range of books are available. The bedroom has a super king size bed and wardrobe. A toilet with small basin ...The Walkers Retreat is a very cosy, clean and quiet holiday let with large garden to walk around in and great views to admire. You can make use of your own outdoor terrace and we have also several wooden benches spread out in the garden for you to use and enjoy the views. Located in Dartmoor National Park makes it's possible to start walks from the property onto the Moor or to the River Dart. There is free secured parking and the Walkers Retreat has it's own private entrance. The Walkers Retreat has a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, electric hob and oven. The living area has a comfortable reclining chair and sofa. Free view television with DVD player, magazines and a varied range of books are available. The bedroom has a super king size bed and wardrobe. A toilet with small basin is next to the bedroom and the shower room is downstairs. There is a washing/dryer machine and iron facilities. We provide fresh bedlinen, towels, bathrobes, detergents and shower gels all free of charge. On arrival we provide fresh milk and eggs from our local milk farm in Scoriton. There will also be coffee, tea and sugar, etc. We try our utmost to keep the Walkers Retreat facilities to a high standard. The property has been freshly painted in January 2017. In the village of Holne there is a well stocked village shop and cosy tearoom with outdoor seating, both open daily from 11am to 5pm. Also the Church House Inn has reopened and serves breakfast, lunches and dinners. All are in two minute walking distance away from the property. In the village of Scoriton is the friendly Tradesmans Arms and is five minutes by car. The nearest town is Ashburton, 10 minutes drive away, and offers a excellent selection of tea shops, cafes, restaurants, and food shops. Dartmoor National Park is on our doorstep and the beautiful South Devon coast is about 40 minutes drive away. We very much welcome dogs at the Walkers Retreat. One dog will be free of charge and for an extra dog we charge £10 per stay. Alex and Samantha, the owners, are happy to provide information over the area and will do their utmost to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us in case you have any questions. We look forward to welcome you to stay.More
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About the Owner
Samantha S
Languages spoken:English, French, Dutch
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2014
Interaction with guests
Alex and Samantha live on site with their two young daughters. We always try to be home when guests arrive to hand over the keys and to show the guests around in the property. If there are any problems or questions during their stay we will try our best to help out. There are many leaflets in the property of things to do in the area. We also provide maps of Dartmoor and a booklet of walks to be made from Holne. There is also a folder with information about the property and a list of restaurants, theatre and cinema's.
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: November 2018
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Just below the moors, and not too far from the sea, just what we wanted. The big bonus was the flat is very comfortable and the owners supplied all the little things it,s great not to have to think about taking with us, tea, coffee,...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank keith r
Management response:Responded 13 November 2017

Thank you very much Keith for taking the time to write such a kind review. We’re very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again one day, Best wishes, Samantha & Alex

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Fantastic location with excellent views and the hosts were very welcoming. Very clean, tidy and well stocked for self catering! Lovely comfy bed. Beautiful large garden which we were able to make use of during our stay. Would definately recommend to family and friends!

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank poppysmith1
Management response:Responded 27 June 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your property and the garden. Many thanks for recommending it to friends. Much appreciated. Best wishes, Samantha & Alex

Reviewed 14 May 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay at Walkers Retreat. The apartment is cosy but not cramped; is well equipped for preparing your own meals; and the bed is very comfortable and large. Samantha welcomed us on our arrival and explained how things worked. There...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank WidelyTravelled_11
Reviewed 18 April 2016

what is not clear from the photos is that this is a stand alone apartment on top of a garage- I had thought it was connected to the main house but was delighted that we were in a separate little annex with our own entrance,...More

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank grace h
Management response:Responded 18 April 2016

Dear guests, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Much appreciated and we are very happy you enjoyed your stay at the Walkers Retreat. Yes the pub in Holne is closed for now but we hope for a reopening before the...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
The Community Village shop/ Tearoom is excellent for late breakfast, lunch, tea and cakes. The shop is well stocked up with a range of mainly local products. The Trademans Arms pub in Scoriton, which is only a short 5 min. drive away, is perfect for easy dinner or drinks. Also the lovely newly opened pub The Forest Inn in Hexworthy is 10 minutes away located on the Moor. There are many other excellent pubs/ restaurants in the area, all about 10 to 20 minutes drive away. Dartmoor is on our doorstep and easy accessible by car (5 minutes) or walks can be made from the property. The ancient Hembury Woods is 10 minutes away and offers beautiful walks along the River Dart. Also a few excellent beaches are only 40 minutes drive away.
Getting around
The best way to get around is by car. However a few guests have come by bicycle or on foot. Bicycles can be safely stored in our garage.
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