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Old Armoury Barn

Ashburton, Devon (Ref. 980894)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • “A very comfortable, cosy, well-equipped and spotlessly clean home, with friendly and helpful owners.”

    Thank you!

    Thank you!

    - Mr Nash, October 2020

The property

Old Armoury Barn, a fabulously converted farm building, sits in the pretty town of Ashburton in the Dartmoor National Park.

Offering immaculate, homely accommodation, this is a perfect return for groups of four looking to discover all that this wonderful region can offer.

This Devon cottage benefits from reverse-level accommodation, meaning that the first floor living area can benefit from the uplifting natural light and stunning views.

On the ground floor, you will find the two beautifully decorated bedrooms; the master king-size room boasts a luxury en-suite bathroom whilst the twin room can make use of the shower room, similarly decorated to the en-suite.

The first floor is gloriously occupied by an open-plan living room, the sloping ceiling is set with stunning exposed beams adding a real touch of charm.

Snug leather seating is accompanied by a TV with a DVD player, and an alluring woodburning stove to warm you up the winter months.

A pretty wooden dining table rests in the corner of the room, whilst the modern and stylish kitchen comes fully equipped with all that you could ask for.

Luxuriate in this serene rural location by spending the sunny days out on the courtyard with a calming glass of bubbly or perhaps an alfresco meal.

Ashburton's range of amenities sit right on your doorstep as this wonderful Dartmoor village also provides a museum and charming artisan shops.

Outdoor lovers can try their hand at activities including pony and llama trekking, canoeing and fishing whilst slower-paced days could include a look around the market town of Newton Abbot.

The South Devon coast is within reach and ensures an unforgettable day by the sea, with the port city of Plymouth just 25 miles away.

A tastefully decorated cottage in a superb location for touring Devon.

Note: This property is accessed via a narrow lane, 2150mm at minimum point.


  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower over bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with woodburning
  • Electric heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for one car, two small cars possible (please enquire)
  • Courtyard garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: This property is accessed via a narrow lane, 2150mm at minimum point

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location


Newton Abbot 8 miles; Torquay 17 miles; Plymouth 25 miles

The ancient Stannary town of Ashburton lies on the southern slopes of Dartmoor and is an ideal spot from which to explore the rugged high moors to the North and a beautiful coastline to the South. The scenery in this area of South Devon is glorious in all weathers and offers visitors opportunities for walking, pony trekking, canoeing, fishing and lazing on the beach. Ashburton has some interesting artisan shops and with its interesting history and museum, has built a reputation for its high standard of antiques and fine collectables outlets. It also has lovely tea rooms, a wine bar and a fantastic food deli providing fresh fish and olives. In the surrounding area, Dartmoor has many picturesque villages and hamlets with old thatched cottages and ancient churches, surrounded by a patchwork of fields and woodland. Lustleigh, North Bovey, Chagford and Widecombe- in- the- Moor are fine examples. The attractive seaside town of Teignmouth is a half hour drive and the popular Blackpool Sands, although a little further down the coast, is one of South Devon's most beautiful natural treasures. An award-winning privately managed 'Blue Flag' family beach with turquoise blue sea giving it an almost Mediterranean feel. So whether it is moor or coast that you’re seeking for your getaway, Ashburton is a really central town from which to be based.

This property is accessed via a narrow lane, 2150mm at minimum point.

NOTE: Bookings for the week commencing 3rd April 2021: customers must arrive on the 3rd April. A two week booking might be possible if starting on 3rd April - PLEASE ENQUIRE.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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