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Horseshoe Cottage

Tuell Farm, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon

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James Teague

01822 870207


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Description of Horseshoe Cottage

Horseshoe Cottage is a cosy cottage, with an open plan feeling of space. Recently converted from an original ancient stone barn, it has wooden latch doors, beams, and some of the original stone walls with a feeling of space and comfort. The Lounge has 2 sofas, television and woodburner, rugs on the floor and a basket of logs provided (at all times of year!) There is a dining area with table and 4 chairs, with a small downstairs toilet under the handmade wooden staircase. The large open plan kitchen means that you can cook but still be part of what is going on in the cottage! The newly fitted kitchen is equipped with everything you could wish for, with large fridge with small freezer compartment. Upstairs is two cosy wooden beamed bedrooms; one twin and one double, and newly fitted family bathroom with tiles, large basin, bath and shower. There is underfloor heating throughout the cottage.
The cottage includes:
Newly furnished and fitted kitchen & bathroom
Free Wi fi / cable internet connection
Underfloor heating & woodburner
Downstairs toilet
Pebble patio with outdoor table & chairs plus lawn garden
Farmyard, fields and orchard to explore
Animals to see (horses, sheep, chickens, bantams, springer spaniels)
Central location to north and south coasts (30 mins)
Easy access to Dartmoor (15 mins) & Tavistock (10 mins)
Beautiful Tranquil peaceful location
Plenty for Children to See & Discover
Footpaths nearby for dogs & walkers

Features of Horseshoe Cottage

  • General
  • Car parking (1 car)
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Non Smoking
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Bed linen included
  • Central heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Woodburning stove
  • Garden
  • Cot available
  • Microwave
  • High chair
  • Entertainment
  • Wifi / Internet Access
  • Garden Barbecue
  • DVD player
  • Colour TV
  • Additional Facilities
  • Animals in fields and farmyard to pet
  • Home pressed Apple juice from our orchards
  • Swing over a stream
  • Footpaths on your doorstep with beautiful views.
  • Nestled in Tamar Valley; Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Local Information

Nearest shop (milk bread local produce) is at Carrs Garage 2 miles, Beautiful market town of Tavistock reknown for food shops, markets and restaurants is 6 miles, and Launceston in Cornwall 8 miles. Pub on the river within walking distance down the valley, Climbing Barn, Tree Surfing, Tamar Valley Bike Trails 2-5 miles away. Dartmoor and Bodmin within easy reach, and both north and south coast a picturesque 35 minute drive.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users.


Short breaks may be available out of season or school holidays. Min charge £190


Change over day is Saturday, departure by 10am, arrival after 4pm. Different arrival day may be possible out of season.

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Payment can be via cheque, credit card over the phone, bank transfer.

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Location details for Horseshoe Cottage

  • Distance from:
  • 16 minutes drive from Tavistock (6 miles)
  • 1 hour 9 minutes drive from Exeter (40 miles)
  • 1 hour 18 minutes drive from Newquay (49 miles)
  • 1 hour 4 minutes drive from M5 J31 with the A30 and the A38 (40 miles)

  • Nearest Beaches:
  • 44 minutes drive from Plymouth Hoe - East (22 miles)
  • 47 minutes drive from Portwrinkle (22 miles)
  • 45 minutes drive from Plymouth Hoe - West (22 miles)
  • 50 minutes drive from Freathy (23 miles)
  • 50 minutes drive from Tregantle Cliff Beach (23 miles)
  • 51 minutes drive from Sharrow (24 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

Directions to Tuell Farm Cottage: From A303 or M5 take the M5 briefly below Exeter and onto the A30. From here follow signs for Tavistock. Nearest airports and main line trains are Exeter or Plymouth. Train connection can be made to Gunnislake from Plymouth station.
By road details:
Take the B3362 (Tavistock-Launceston Road) from Tavistock signposted Lamerton & Milton Abbot. Follow this road for 2 miles, past Lamerton village and Carr’s Garage. After a series of S bends, follow the road for 3D4 mile and then turn left signposted Sydenham Damerel. After 300 yds turn right and follow this no-through lane for 1D2 mile where the cattle grid entrance to Tuell Farm will be found on the LHS. Go past the turning into the farm and immediately in front of you you will see Tuell Farm Cottage and its gated drive on the LHS.
Directions to Tuell Farm Cottage : (from Launceston)
Take the B3362 (Launceston –Tavistock Road) and proceed to and through Milton Abbot leaving the church, the school and the turning for Endesleigh Hotel behind you. After about 3D4 mile at Tuell crossroads take the turning on the right hand side signposted Sydenham Damerel. After 300 yds turn right and follow this no- through lane for 1D2 mile where the cattle-grid entrance to Tuell Farm will be found on the LHS. Go past the turning into the farm and immediately In front of you you will see Tuell Farm Cottage and its gated drive on the LHS.