4 bedroom house (4th bed in yoga studio) on edge of the moor, has light, chic, views and great books.
Beaches, rivers, woods and moor nature walks nearby. Restaurants, cafe & supermarket 5 min. walk.
Comfortable and warm space, for family or group of friends. Feel instantly at home, decorated tastefully, with country chic light kitchen, lounge with garden views and wood burner, exposed wood on second floor. Central heated throughout main house. Upstairs: Master Bedroom with double bed, children's room with single or double bed, guest room with pull out sofa, bathroom with bath and beautiful shower over bath. Downstairs: Kitchen, living room, entrance porch and downstairs WC. The main house has central heating, and wood burner in living room. Yoga studio has heater and wood burner, and views of green hills.
You have access to the whole house. The garden yoga studio, may be locked unless requested or if booked for over 5 people. Our things will be left in the cupboards (we will leave free shelves for you in the kitchen, and in bedrooms). Feel free to use the spices, teas and to pick fresh berries and salad leaves from the garden.
Interaction with Guests
We are not normally around when you arrive or leave, however can be reached on email.
This is a peaceful town, with a medieval origin and Dartmoor National park streams running through it. Go feed the ducks or sit in the 'Singing Kettle' cafe or 'The Seed' cafe/health food shop, to get a local taste of the place. Or walk onto the national park through the woods, or a stroll to Buckfast Abbey and to Hembury woods and River Dart swimming spots.
For children there is also a local Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary as well as a steam train ride along the River Dart to Totnes. At sunset you can view bats in motion near the pre-historical caves or arrange a daytime guided tour to Joint Mitnor Cave (containing unfossilised remains of bison, hippopotamus, hyaena, elephant and others).
A short drive to Dartmoor Natural Park's many beauty spots and walks (maps and guide books for walks available) as well as beautiful beaches.
Only 15 minutes drive to Totnes, famous funky alternative and historical town (catch the weekend market), 25 minutes to the cities of Exeter or Plymouth.
Bus 88 from Exeter, Totnes and Newton Abbot stops near the house. Nearest train stations are in Totnes or N.Abbot, 15 min. away, however it's best to arrive here by car to be able to explore the moorland and beaches freely.
Other Things to Note
There is a wood for the wood burners at the end of the garden.
Do not worry if you see my elderly neighbours walking to their back door behind the house, as this is a shared path.
Do not smoke in the house.
Central Heating, wifi and normal number UK landline calls (for up to 1 hour each call) are free and included in the price.
Deposit may be used to cover breakage or excessive electricity if yoga studio electric heaters left on continuously.
We had a wonderful holiday staying at Sho's. The house is lovely and felt like a second home, nicely decorated and cosy. The 3 bedrooms were very comfortable and the yoga studio in the garden is a lovely extra space for early morning risers to stretch and have some quiet. Altogether a very nice place to stay and great things to do all around - walks in Hembury woods, or Dartmoor, to the beach for a picnic or to Totnes market.
We were a group of two families with young kids (toddlers). We had an amazing time in the house, felt like home away from home.
3 decent sized bedrooms with enough bedding stuff to make you feel cozy.
Thanks Sho, there was almost everything we needed on our arrival and we didn't have to go searching for groceries immediately.
Good collection of DVDs and indoor games.
It is a very nice location just 3 mins from the South Devon Rail station.
We would definitely recommend this place to any friends who would visit dartmoor national park area.
The house is perfectly located and we were made to feel very welcome by Sho. The house was perfect and we all had a wonderful weekend. We will definitely revisit as there was far too much to do in one weekend.
We had a good contact with Sho before we arrived. She had everything well prepared. The house is well equipped. The yoga studio is verry nice.
We have a great stay in Shoshana's house. The house was in a great location convenient to SW Devon and Cornwall. Everything that our family needed was provided for. We throughly enjoyed our stay surrounded by nature. I can recommend staying at Shoshana's house. Thank you.
My 2 daughters and me enjoyed a great stay for 5 days in Shoshanna's lovely, warm house which is conveniently located at beautiful Dartmoor. The house, the garden and all facilities express great hospitality and care for the guests. We really felt at home!
Many thanks, Shoshanna!
Sho's home is lovely and met our needs in every way. We especially enjoyed the beautiful garden.
The location is great as it provides easy access to the Moors, Plymouth, and Torbay.
We appreciate very much Shoshana providing us with stables to get our vacation going.
We highly recommend Shoshana and her lovely home.
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After years of living in Asia I wanted to live close to nature and settled in a small Devon countryside town in UK, where I live with my daughter. I help people build healthier and more caring lives through my business, Karuna Detox, a health fast detox retreat, where I teach yoga, meditation, healthy lifestyle and nutrition.
I enjoy people and places that have heart and are relaxed and real. Peaceful, beautiful, artistic people and places inspire me.