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Fig Tree Cottage

Tuell Farm, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon

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James Teague

01822 870207


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Description of Fig Tree Cottage

Fig Tree Cottage is a cosy but spacious property, set in beautiful undiscovered countryside between the moors, and hidden away in the Tamar Valley. Peaceful, tranquil, and just what you need to restore your energy, this cottage has been recently converted from an ancient stone barn, so it has everything you will need including underfloor heating, wood burner and ensuite bathroom. We combined many original features of the barn with an up to date beautiful conversion. The new spacious kitchen has a large breakfast table, 6 chairs, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, etc. There is an open plan hall and relaxing area with downstairs toilet, and a cosy lounge with wood burner and basket of logs provided. The hand-made oak staircase provides an open gallery that walks around to the double bedroom with ensuite toilet & shower, a family bathroom with bath and shower and 2 twin bedrooms. There is underfloor heating throughout the cottage. Original features of the stone barn have been kept with wooden beams and some stone wall, plus oak windows & latch doors throughout.

Outside there is a pebbled patio with outdoor chairs and table, plus a grassy garden area with mature shrubs for playing.

Set in a beautiful tranquil location you are welcome to explore our fields and orchard, swing on the rope swing over the stream, pat the horses including young Dartmoor ponies, and experience the beautiful views of Dartmoor, Bodmin & The Tamar Valley.

Our visitors often say we have a prefect location; within easy reach of Cornwall, and both north and south coasts (30 mins), perfcect reach of both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, plus attractions like Eden project (40 mins). See the delights of our market town Tavistock (10 mins). Free Wi fi / cable internet connection

Further Information:
Private parking for 2 cars.
Patio furniture and barbecue.
Shop 2m.
Pub 2m.
Golf (18 hole) 6m.
Regret no smoking.
Dogs welcome (1 dog over 2 years only).
Arrive/Depart Saturday if poss.

Features of Fig Tree Cottage

  • General
  • Woodburning stove
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Car parking (1 car)
  • Non Smoking
  • High chair
  • Washing machine
  • Open fire
  • Cot available
  • Garden
  • Dishwasher
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Microwave
  • Central heating
  • Freezer
  • Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Garden Barbecue
  • Video
  • Wifi / Internet Access
  • Colour TV
  • Additional Facilities
  • Farm animals to see
  • Rope swing over stream
  • Trampoline in Orchard
  • Fields to walk in
  • Restorative treatments such as reflexology available on request with local professional practitioners who come to the farm

Local Information

Local amenities: Nearest shop Carrs Garage (2miles), Pub within lovely country walk (2 miles) Local Market town of Tavistock with shops and amenities, local theatre, swimming pool, and restaurants (10 minute drive), Plymouth with large shopping centre, theatre, etc (35-40 minutes drive). Local Climbing Barn in Milton Abbot and Tree Surfing Challenge & Tamar Valley trails for bikes walking & riding within a few miles. Dartmoor (can be seen from the farm) is 15 mins drive, Eden project 35 mins, coast north and south 35 mins away.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users.


Short breaks may be available out of season or school hols. Min Charge £225


Change over is Saturday unless special arrangement. Depart by 10am, Arrive after 4pm on Sats.

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Location details for Fig Tree Cottage

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  • 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.