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Woodcutters Cottage At Greatrock Farm

Bovey Tracey (3mls NE), Dartmoor
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Surrounded by forest with a diverse wildlife population and low light pollution for excellent start gazing opportunities
  • Visit the resident alpacas anytime during your visit, or take a guided walk with them for a small fee
  • Within easy reach of the south coast, the English Riviera and beaches
  • Stunning games barn with wood-burning stove incorporating competition standard table tennis, pool, darts and table football
  • 1 of 3 properties within beautiful Dartmoor National Park sleeping three guests
Property code: WOODC

Set within Dartmoor National Park and nestled within a beautiful hidden valley, this property offers peace, relaxation and the perfect base to explore the moors and south coast.

Although the cottage will feel like it is in a different world, a pub is just a ten minute walk away with a large selection of shops, restaurants and cafes in Bovey Tracey. The forest, surrounding the property, is a haven for wildlife and offers a range of walks straight from your front door. Tottiford, Trenchford and Kennick reservoirs are all within walking distance or a short drive away with National Trust properties nearby. Easy access onto Dartmoor highlights such as Haytor, Houndtor and Widdecombe-on-the-Moor. Visit beautiful coastal locations such as Teignmouth, Shaldon, Torquay and Dartmouth. The cathedral city of Exeter is just a 30 minute drive away or why not take a scenic railway journey there from Newton Abbot train station.

Following recent renovation, Woodcutters offers contemporary accommodation including an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has a single bed. The living room area has a wood-burning stove (with a free supply of logs) in addition to electric heating throughout the house. The bathroom benefits from a separate shower, wash basin and WC. Enjoy wildlife, observing birds feeding just outside your window. Wi-fi is available and the cottage has a 32-inch Freeview TV and DVD Player. If you choose to stay in and cater for yourselves, the kitchen has an electric range cooker and ceramic hob, fridge with small freezer compartment and a microwave.

Outside, to the side of your cottage is a garden area with dining furniture. To the front of the property there are large gardens to explore with additional seating areas (with BBQ) right by the stream. The games barn, with home cinema system, has bi-fold doors which can be fully opened in good weather and a large wood-burning stove for the cooler evenings. If you bring dogs with you there is a dedicated fenced paddock area they can enjoy.  You will also find an out door, kitchen, incorporating a pizza oven and open fire pit.  Three resident alpacas moved to Greatrock Farm in 2021.  Mica, Josephine and Lulu live in a small paddock beside the main driveway to the holiday cottages.  As guests at Greatrock you will be welcome to visit the alpacas whenever you like and a personal guided walk with the alpacas can be arranged during your  holiday for a fee (please contact the owners directly if interested once your booking is confirmed).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • The home cinema system in the games rom and outdoor kitchen in the communal area is bookable during your stay using a token system
  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 single
  • Bathroom with shower, WC and basin
  • Outstanding games room offering pool, table tennis, darts and table football with a wood-burning stove, sound system and library of books, DVD’s, board games and home cinema system
  • Wood burning outdoor kitchen incorporating a pizza oven and open fire pit
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Wood-burning stove (with free logs supplied) and electrical heating throughout
  • Wi-Fi available
  • 32 inch Freeview TV with DVD player
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer area (shared with other guests)
  • Ample off road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 13 miles, shops 3 miles and pub 0.5 miles
  • Cream tea and other welcome goods on arrival
  • In line with Government guidelines, the home cinema system in the games room and outdoor kitchen in the guest seating area will be bookable for evenings during your stay using a token system.  The outside areas, games barn and laundry facilities will all still be available where social distancing guidelines can be adhered to.  Antibacterial wipes and hand sanitiser will be provided for guests to use before and after using these facilities.

Julie Clarke

This property is personally managed by Julie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christine 6th August 2021

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Reviewed by Joan 23rd July 2021

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Such a blissful experience, the peace and tranquility of the location was just perfect. The Woodcutters cottage was clean and super cosy. On arrival the cream tea was such a welcome treat. Our hosts Kenneth and Sarah were warm, friendly and on hand to ensure we had everything we needed. The alpaca walk and tea and cake afterwards was also lovely. ORead moreur 11 year old son loved the games room which was fully equipped with all kinds of games, the movie nights were like being at the cinema!! Awesome!! Hide

Reviewed by Daphne 16th July 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 9th July 2021

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Such a beautiful location. The peace and silence is tangible. The night sky was amazing with no light pollution just starlight. Cosy cottage, perfect for a week on Dartmoor. Lots of walks and things to do locally.

Reviewed by Caroline 2nd July 2021

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The cottage is small but beautifully kitted out. Location peaceful and with lovely gardens. Owners friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by Michaela 22nd June 2021

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This was a fantastic few days away, the owners were so helpful and kind, the cottage itself was stunning and so cosy, with a beautiful farmy looking kitchen with such modern appliances. They have a games room and cinema room, both were amazing, there were so many games to try, you could get caught up in there for hours, and the cinema felt like a pRead moreroper cinema with surround sound and a gorgeous projector. The alpaca walk is a must, such adorable babies. The location is a dream and so idylic. Hide

Reviewed by Emma 18th June 2021

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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Woodcutters Cottage. The cottage was, clean, warm and comfortable. The cream tea on arrival was delicious and beautiful fresh flowers. We enjoyed the games room and the log burners on our damp days. Walks from the property plentiful and stunning scenery. The local pub very friendly. Would love to return.

Reviewed by Ian 21st May 2021

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Reviewed by Gail 3rd May 2021

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What a wonderful short break of 4 days we had at Greatrock Farm. Away from it all but not too fat. Stunning location to recharge your batteries. Owners were very friendly and nothing was too much. Stunning games room and cinema room. We went on the alpaca walk which was a true delight which finished off with home made cakes and a hot drink. Lovely Read morecreatures and hopefully next year a new member of the alpaca family will have been delivered as one of the alpacas is pregnant. Hide

Reviewed by STEPHEN 23rd April 2021

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Wonderful setting, comfortable with every thing you need for enjoyable stay. Kitchen area well stocked with all the appliances you need, efficient heating with or without log burner, comfortable beds. Bathroom ok with good shower though would benefit from 'refurb' /makeover in next couple years( not a complaint!). All in All ideal for purpose. NB, Read moreMicro-wave instructions for ' duffers 'like us would be useful! Hide

Reviewed by Felicity 10th December 2020

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We really enjoyed our say! We loved the scones which were awaiting our arrival and the games room is a really nice touch. The owners were very helpful and welcoming, we would definitely stay again!

Reviewed by Jennifer 23rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Ann 16th October 2020

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This wooden cabins location was ideal for walking in the south eastern area of Dartmoor.

Reviewed by Claire 9th October 2020

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Lovely location ,lovely walks ,quiet and tranquil. The owners make you very welcome and cant be more helpful they also have a great games room perfect for a very lively 4 year old which is heated with a lovely fire which they light for you . Covid rules apply very well dogs loved their stay and enjoyed the treats left for them as well as we enjoyedRead more our cream tea on arrival excellent all round Hide

Reviewed by Eric 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Susan 11th September 2020

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Reviewed by Robert 14th August 2020

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Perfect base for excursions to the Moor. Located in secluded area away from other people but a short drive to shops and parks, etc. Lovely games room with home cinema - kids loved it. Nice outdoor area with bbq and pizza oven. The owners are super friendly and charming people. The cottage is rather basic and small, but has everything essential. If Read moreyou want to chill out away from crowds and have a good base to visit the area this is a lovely place. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 7th August 2020

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Surreal location in the heart of Devonshire woodland. Great base to visit all the local attractions with the coast just 30 minute drive away. Some fantastic places to visit and great for the dog. Claycutters pub in Chudleigh Knighton excellent for an evening meal. The cottage was clean tidy and well equipped and the scones on arrival are worth bookRead moreing in for again next year. Stunning area and recommend Blackingstone Rock which gives you some amazing 360 views of Devon. Thanks to Sarah and Ken Hide

Reviewed by Emma 12th July 2020

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We was welcomed by the owners to the mist beautiful picturesque location, the cottage is sitting in an ideal location for keen walkers. We stayed for 4 nights. The cottage was well equipped for a very comfortable stay. We would definitely go back again.

Reviewed by Marie 5th July 2020

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We were made very welcome with a cream tea on arrival. The cottage was cosy and comfortable in a wonderful location: only a short (and very pretty) walk to the local village pub the cottage is situated in an incredible woodland valley with stunning wildlife. A 10 min drive and you're upon the moors.

Reviewed by Alison 7th March 2020

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We had a great time on our recent visit. It is a cosy,comfortable,well appointed cottage in a beautiful secluded location and is run by wonderful people. To arrive and find a full cream tea with homemade scones waiting for us after a tiring journey was just lovely and greatly appreciated.We will definitely return for future holidays .

Reviewed by Edward 29th February 2020

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Reviewed by Kate 23rd February 2020

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Reviewed by Josie 15th February 2020

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We had a lovely time at the cottage and the hosts were really great. It was a perfect place for us - very cosy and comfortable, with everything we needed. The games room was a brilliant addition and we really enjoyed using it (even if I didn't win!). The walks around the cottage are lovely - lots of variety and some fantastic pubs to walk to for luRead morench! We will definitely be back! Hide

Reviewed by Andy 7th February 2020

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Greatrock Farm is beautifully located and the owners very nice. Woodcutters Cottage is small but very well equipped and was a lovely cosy stay. The lanes are narrow, the scenery is stunning and the cottage is beautiful. We will return.

Reviewed by Susan 19th January 2020

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Lovely little cottage! Great for two adults and a dog. Very clean. Cream tea waiting for us and fresh flowers which was a nice touch. Cottage is in a remote position. Great for walking. Can walk to the one local pub but unfortunately there was no food available as had no chef.

Reviewed by Susan 10th January 2020

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The cream tea welcome was indicative of my stay here. immaculately clean, really good quality furniture and equipment and the loveliest people who made me feel at home. Perfection.

Reviewed by Sam 21st December 2019

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We stayed at Woodcutter's Cottage from 21-27th December. I can happily say that it was the most peaceful, relaxing holiday that I have ever had. Decorations made it feel Christmassy. Space for me to chill and woods for my partner to explore. Kitchen equipment of unusually high standard, (sharp knives, decent cooking trays) Didn't need heat but loveRead mored the log burner. Games room is awesome (I want one!) Friendly owners who left us to our own devices. Would stay again at the drop of a hat! Hide

Reviewed by Michael 4th December 2019

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We are a couple in late middle age who chose the woodcutters cottage for our honeymoon. What a lovely romantic spot , full of wildlife and alive with birdsong From dawn and lovely owl hoots by night. Friendly and unobtrusive hosts and a totally relaxing and delightful getaway.

Reviewed by Suzanne 14th November 2019

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A peaceful relaxing stay. The cottage is very cosy, With nice homely touches. Fresh flowers and a lovely cream tea waiting for us. The homemade scones were delicious. Sarah and Kenneth were the perfect hosts. And even towels and blankets for our four legged family members were provided. We will definitely be going back.

Reviewed by Stuart 5th November 2019

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The property was very nice if a little on the small side. Fine for two people, but it would be a bit of a squeeze for three adults. The games room is brilliant, and the property is beautifully situated. Great for dog walking.

Reviewed by Colleen 26th October 2019

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Wonderful place with so much we didn't get to see as we ran out of time. The games room is a real special place, and we were made to feel so welcome.

Reviewed by Kate 23rd October 2019

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The cottage was very sweet and had everything we needed for a short break. The games barn was all we hoped for, and more to keep a 17 year old occupied.

Reviewed by Boris 19th October 2019

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