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Lovely double bedroom with great views of the countryside
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17th Century Thatched Cottage on Dartmoor

17th Century Thatched Cottage on Dartmoor

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Set in 50-acres of rural tranquility and part of the Swanaford Estate vineyard, this cosy 1-bed thatched cottage is on the eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park. Renovated in 2017, it is perfect for couples to escape to the country. There is a large double bedroom with countryside views, a modern bathroom, cosy sitting room with TV and a woodburner and a quirky kitchen/diner. Rose Cottage is surrounded by great walks, good pubs, a short drive from the coast and 7 miles from Exeter.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with building staff


29 Reviews

Jenny User Profile
May 2018
Wonderful small cottage, well appointed. Beautiful location and soon the vineyard on site will be open for tasting June 18 We strolled up the very (!) long hill to the Bridford Inn - great walk along lanes but all uphill - good food and drinks rewarded us - check out the > 70 gin…
Nessa User Profile
April 2018
Lovely space, great location I would recommend this lovely spot!
Emily User Profile
April 2018
We had a lovely stay, we liked the quirkiness of the cottage which is not like any other place we have stayed before, and I loved the premium bathroom especially! Extremely peaceful and calm surroundings, this made for the relaxing break we were looking for. It was fantastic havi…
Samantha User Profile
March 2018
We had a great time in the cottage; Ben provided detailed instructions and the cottage was spotless. Dog loved it too! It was lovely and warm and a nice touch that someone came by to check we had enough wood for the wood burner. Would definitely recommend it!
Georgia User Profile
March 2018
We had a wonderful getaway at Ben’s cottage. Ideally located to visit family in Exeter, while having beautiful walks straight from the cottage. It snowed while we were there so the log burner was perfect! We liked that it was self check-in as it feels like it’s your own place- wh…
Holly User Profile
February 2018
Couldn’t have asked for more out of our stay at Rose Cottage. A beautiful setting in a secluded area. The cottage itself was spotless and so homely, the kitchen was well equipped and the log burner was a lovely touch. Our little dog had the best time and we went on some great wal…
Alice User Profile
February 2018
We had a lovely long weekend away in this cottage. It was cosy, warm and clean with modern facilities, a lovely interior and with the added bonus of a fireplace for the colder months!The location is great, being on the edge of Dartmoor meant we could go for walks on the moors wit…

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Bridford, England, United Kingdom

The cottage is next door to Swanaford Estate Vineyard, so there are wine tours and tastings on your doorstep. There is walking access to the owners 50-acres including wild swimming in the river Teign …

Getting around

The cottage is 20 minutes from Exeter St Davids station and we can arrange taxis for guests if needed.

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