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The Hide luxury 1bed love nest on the edge of Dartmoor with woodland hot tub

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

1 bed woodland retreat boutique barn

The Hide is luxury 1 bed love nest on the edge of Dartmoor in the picturesque Teign Valley with a private woodland hot tub. Perfect for a romantic getaway, exploring the wonders of Dartmoor or just to simply relax. Set in a peaceful rural woodland setting with wildlife in abundance you can really feel as though you are a million miles away. Watch the rare birds from your window and wait for wild deer to graze right outside, this really is the ultimate rural retreat. Wind down outside in the relaxing private SwimSpa available for use all year round. The Hide can sleep two people comfortably but we can cater for a young child.

The Hide is situated between the ‘chocolate box’ villages of Bridford and Dunsford and just 7 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter and approx 10 miles from the South Devon coast.

The Hide is a perfect location to explore rustic Dartmoor (England’s biggest National Park), with an overwhelming number of beautiful walks in the area. There are plenty of Dartmoor Tors to climb. The nearest easily climbable tor is Heltor Rock which is approximately 2 miles away near the village of Bridford. Just a half mile past Heltor Rock on the same road is the famous Blackingstone Rock which is easily climbable. (There's even a Victorian ladder to help you to the top.) Go two miles beyond Blackingstone Rock and you arrive at Mortonhampstead known as the 'gateway' to the high moor. The high moor has 100s of other tors and is home to many of Dartmoor's Ancient Settlements.

The cathedral city of Exeter is approximately 7 miles away with great shops, restaurants and bars to offer.

Other attractions include Canonteign Falls (England’s highest waterfall), Haldon Forest with extensive walk and cycle routes and fishing in the local Kennick, Trenchford & Tottiford Lakes.

More Details

Owner
Lizzie Jenner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2017

Amenities

Exeter Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 bedroom open plan contemporary property. A young child can be catered for with a travel cot which can be supplied. There is a sofa bed for occasional use.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private woodland hot tub. High speed wireless broadband. DVD collection.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

The Hide luxury 1bed love nest on the edge of Dartmoor with woodland hot tub
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 37 reviews
5

Remote romantic stay for two

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful location ideal for a getaway from 21st century life, Although the barn itself is very contemporary. Lovely welcome gifts, hot hottub very clean and tidy. Personally we couldn't stay here for a week but for 3-4 nights fantastic. We went for some proper R&R and it didn't disappoint, for the walkers/hikers out there this is a fab location. Would like to thank Lizzie for leaving us to it, this is what we wanted but also knew she was only a phone call away. Plenty of towels, loo roll, tea towel, washing up liquid, other than food and drink all is supplied. Will defo be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Perfect little hideaway for two, great food and walks locally

  • 5 of 5

The Hide is just the perfect place to get away from it all. You feel like you are in the middle of nowhere. It is beautifully decorated with everything you need, including a wonderful welcome basket of goodies. The bed was really comfortable and the bed linen was gorgeous. The bathroom is really clean and modern and the shower was good too! The woodburner was lovely and we enjoyed an afternoon sitting in the hot tub even though the weather wasn't the best. A selection of DVDs for wet weather viewing. Our dogs came with us and having the stair gate to keep them separate if they were muddy was a brilliant idea. As for food the Bridford Inn was excellent (we went there twice - the seafood sharing platter starter was fantastic) we also ate at the Manor Inn which was really good too - and both only a short distance away.

Great walking for the dogs - Finkley Bridge was brilliant, parked up at the pub and walked along the river through the valley, you then have 2 options either back along the other side of the river or if you are feeling energetic the climb up to Castle Drogo and walk back along the top of the valley to enjoy a welcome drink at the end (the food did look good but we didn't eat there).

Overall a really lovely place to get away from it all.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely, welcoming and cosy hideaway!

  • 5 of 5

Had a very warm welcome to the The Hide with a loverly little treat basket. Beautifully decorated and furnished. Was lovely to light the log fire and relax. Hot tub ideal for two!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Clean, private, functional, peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

Very impressed with the Hide.

Very clean and cosy. Great place to spend a nice private few days with the wife for valentines.

The gate was a little awkward to find but this was a minor point. (I had put "the hide dartmoor" in Google sat nav and it took me next door. The gate your looking for is a little further on the right and diagonal to the road)

Decor, facilities and the whole apartment was of a high standard. Well heated with plenty of hot water and clean towels.

Will definitely be going back maybe for a summer stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent apartment in a very private location

  • 5 of 5

The Hide is a great apartment that has everything you need and more. The small things such as the welcome hamper, DVDs to watch and books to read were great touches. The Hide is located in a great private location, shop and pubs just a short drive away. Although we didn't see the owners, we did call them during our stay, they were polite and helpful.

Would definitely recommend this property and hope to stay again in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

The Perfect New Year

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely, lovely place. My partner and I stayed here for four nights over New Year and we had the most wonderful time. We loved the walks, pubs, hot tub, log burner and watching the stars at night. New Year's Eve was a perfect evening with a bottle of fizz whilst star gazing in the hot tub. Beautiful accommodation, very cosy and quiet. Perfect for a quiet, romantic and peaceful getaway! We will definitely be going back. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Rates & Availability

Exeter Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low
Feb 26 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$86
From
$104
Fri,Sat,Sun
$470
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$111
From
$149
Fri,Sat,Sun
$625
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Change over days are Fridays & Mondays. You can rent either a full week (Fri - Fri). A weekend (Fri - Mon) or a mid week (Mon - Fri). No deposit except if you have a dog. Exceptions can sometimes be made please phone Lizzie on 07769 893947 for more info

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Teign house inn / Nobody inn
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
M5 Exeter
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Teignmouth, Exmouth, Topsham
Car: necessary

The Hide is luxury accommodation on the edge of Dartmoor in the picturesque Teign Valley. Situated between the ‘chocolate box’ villages of Bridford and Dunsford and just 7 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter and approx 10 miles from the South Devon coast. Perfect for a romantic getaway, exploring the wonders of Dartmoor or just to simply relax. Set in a peaceful rural woodland setting with wildlife in abundance you can really feel as though you are a million miles away.

Golf: Bovey Castle 7 miles

Teign Valley 1 miles

Woddbury Park 15 miles

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