In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surroundings, with little to disturb the peace but birdsong and an occasional rambler. A pleasant walk along the banks of the River Lyd (fly fishing can be arranged in season) leads into Lifton village, where two pubs offer good food.
The downstairs kitchen/diner is spacious and upstairs is a stylish sitting-room, the bedroom and a shower-room. Close to Dartmoor and Roadford Lake Country Park, with lovely walks on the doorstep, Leat Mill, adjoining the owners' home, has only five other nearby neighbours, including Leat Mill Cottage (554) across the private gravelled drive.
No doubt you will be keen to explore the wilds of Dartmoor, or the dog certainly will be. However you are also close to the Tamar Valley, the border between Devon and Cornwall, so why not venture a little further west? There are several lovely National Trust houses within striking distance. There is certainly plenty to do in the area and after a great day out you can return to this little haven of peace.
Kitchen/Diner with induction hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge and washing machine
Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin
Sitting-room with TV, DVD player, CD and tape player and wood-burner effect electric stove
Bedroom with king-size double bed (5') and TV
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
- Dogs welcome
- Travel cot, high chair and stair-gate
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub .25 miles
- Patio furniture
- Full oil-fired CH and 1 oil-filled radiator
Leat Mill looks out over private fields and woodland and has a gated sun-trap patio in front of the cottage.
The comfortable first floor sitting-room.
To reach the cottage, you cross a small bridge and take the lane down beside the river.
The well-equipped kitchen.
The spacious ground floor kitchen/diner.
The back door leads out from the dining-area to the sheltered patio.
The south facing patio is the perfect spot for dining al fresco.
The stairs lead up into the sitting-room.
Wrought iron spindles on the balustrade are most attractive.
Cuddle up on the sofa to watch a late film on the television.
Inviting king-size bed.
Cheerful blue and white bathroom.
The cottage looks out over the patio and grounds beyond.
The front of Leat Mill as you come along the lane.
There are beautiful views all around this area.
A Dartmoor pony!
The pretty patio outside the cottage is a real sun-trap.
The market town of Tavistock nestles into the southeast foothills of Dartmoor.
A spring view of nearby Dartmoor.
The delights of Dartmoor are a short drive away.
Within walking distance is a good pub.