4 Zoar cottages is a delightful period cottage situated on Dartmoor National Park. Nestled right on the moor nearby to the historic town of Mary Tavy, once the largest copper mine in the world. Tavistock, just a 15 minute drive from the cottage, is one of the five Stannary towns of Dartmoor and offers plenty of amenities including cafes, shops, several pubs and many restaurants. It is also a ten minute walk away from a lovely 16th century pub with some of best food on Dartmoor. Beyond Dartmoor, day trips to beaches in Cornwall and Devon offer a great alternative for a fun day-out.
Horse Riding is also available at a highly regarded nearby Cholwell Farm with riding stables which is either a ten minute drive away or a twenty minute direct off-road walk across the beautiful moor. The Elephants Nest pub in nearby Horndon, also walkable or a five minute drive, has roaring winter log fires, a lovely garden for al-fresco Summer dining and a reputation for some of the best food on Dartmoor.
Guests staying at 4 Zoar Cottages can embark on numerous walks over the many tors and stunning rivers that flow through the moorland. The property itself is in keeping with the period charm of the time, most of the original features are still prominent today. Downstairs is set up open plan with a well equipped kitchen with traditional slate floors, worktops, antique dresser and Esse wood burning cooking stove.
Coupled with the kitchen is the cosy dining and living area where you can unwind with a glass of wine after a long day exploring the countless walking routes or nearby town of Tavistock. There are 3 spacious bedrooms, each sleeping 2 people. The living area features a TV and bluetooth speaker and DVD player, for those cozy days if the weather closes in. 4 Zoar cottages, a true hidden gem, is the perfect escape for families or walkers wanting to explore the magnificent scenery and observe the array of wildlife grazing on the stunning moorland.