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1 bedroom Cottage near Exeter, Devon, England
All aboard Welcome to this unique property Relax in style after a day exploring There is a TV but is it needed?
Jump aboard for a good nights sleep Beautiful antique furniture Cosy double bedroom Kitchen with seating to enjoy breakfast and the views
Perfectly appointed kitchen Contemporary shower room Spacious hallway spanning the carriage Private decking area
Bench and fire pit - perfect for star gazing 16 acres of land to explore Perfectly appointed to enjoy the Devon countryside Lovely lounge area with French doors to outside
Stunning original details at every turn Welcome to this unique property
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1 bedroom Cottage near Exeter, Devon, England

Exeter, Devon, England
Price: From £31 per night
Bedrooms: 1 Guests: 2
Property Info
Accommodation Type
  • Cottages
  • Eco-houses
Interior Facilities
Internet Access
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Broadband
  • Pub nearby
  • Romantic
  • Eco friendly
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One-Off Feature
This beautiful railway carriage has been in the same family for generations and having been lovingly renovated, fitted and furnished, now provides a truly unique and fabulously comfortable couples retreat.
General Info
Three Hares Carriage is set in 16 acres of natural rural countryside on the edge of the Haldon Hills, gateway to the Teign Valley and Dartmoor, yet is just three miles from the cathedral city of Exeter and its wide range of amenities, including restaurants, shops and bars. The property is ideally located for exploring Dartmoor National Park and the Devon coast, including the English Riviera at Torbay and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. For those wanting to venture further afield, there are fast road links to the South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the historic naval city of Plymouth. Other local attractions include a number of National Trust properties and Powderham Castle. Look out for many species of wildlife that the rewilding of the land is attracting Step inside this delightful property, built around a Victorian railway carriage which has been in the owner s family for over a hundred years and has been carefully restored with many original features, and you will find yourself in a spacious hallway running the length of the carriage. The hall opens to an adorable dual aspect kitchen/diner. This compact yet perfectly appointed area boasts a gorgeous little breakfast bar/dining area, providing all the essentials including a combi microwave oven, electric hob and a fridge with an ice compartment. From here, the hall leads to the pretty bedroom with a double bed and lovely antique furniture, and then a fabulous contemporary yet in keeping shower room with shower and WC. Finally, there is the sitting area, a cosy space with a comfortable sofa and chair, Smart TV and DAB/CD player with Bluetooth. French doors from the sitting area give access to a large covered veranda with seating, where you can enjoy panoramic views across the countryside to Exeter in the distance. This property is run on 100% renewable energy and the materials used in the renovation and conversion were sourced locally. Eco friendly products are used and in the last three years, 4,500 native trees have been planted on the site which is managed for wildlife. Guests can also offset carbon by planting a tree during their stay. There is also a small garden area with a charcoal BBQ. During your stay you are welcome to stroll around 16 acres of private grounds including a secluded valley and newly planted woodland, home to a wealth of wildlife. Private off road parking is located directly outside the property and there is also a useful utility shed with a washer/dryer and secure bicycle storage. Within the grounds is a fire pit and bench to enjoy the evening peace.
Accommodation Details
1 bedroom double. 1 shower room. Combi microwave oven, electric hob and a fridge with ice compartment. Washer/dryer in the utility shed. Electric and electric heating included. Wi Fi included. Regret no pets. Ample private off road parking. Beach 15 miles, pub within half a mile and shops, 3 miles. Smart TV and DAB radio/CD player with Bluetooth.

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