Rossmoyne offers a place to escape to, offering a wonderful rural location where you can enjoy hours of walking, cycling or wild swimming, if you're brave enough. With Lydford Gorge at the end of the track this is sure to be a family favourite, the waterfall will not fail to impress. Whilst this villa is rural and offers wonderful isolation, just a short drive away you can enjoy the shops, cafes and weekly market at Tavistock or a little further afield is the coastal town of Bude for those beach days. This location offers a different adventure for every day of your holiday!
Rossmoyne is a grand semi-detached Victorian villa and you will not fail to be impressed by the original features that have been retained, from ornate coving to wonderful ceiling roses. Each room has been furnished to the highest standard with family gatherings and comfort being thought of throughout.
The kitchen/breakfast-room is bright and airy, situated at the back of the house with views over the enclosed courtyard. The kitchen is equipped to cater for 10 people with an additional cooking option in the utility-room which links via a door from the kitchen. The utility-room offers a great space for coats and shoes and extra food storage, and this is also where the washing machine and tumble-drier are located.
The hallways and landings link each room with a grand central staircase; the shower-room is located on the half-landing with all the bedrooms being on the first floor. Bedrooms 1 and 2 are situated to the front of the house with Bedroom 1 offeing a wonderful master en suite. These rooms also have additional seating should some quiet time be required – the benefit of a Victorian villa is space, and this house has space for everyone.
Bedroom 4 is accessed through bedroom 3 and 4 and is the perfect set up for children or individual travelling friends; bedroom 4 is located down two steps and separated by a door, please note one of the beds is 2 foot 6 inches.
Bedroom 5 has views of the countryside and moorland, and with the windows open you can also enjoy the sound of peacefulness or the joy of the children playing in the garden. This is a versatile room with a 'zip and link' option and is closest to the shower-room on the half-landing.
The garden is a wonderful space for young and old to enjoy and will offer hours of playtime for your little people. The sitting-area outside the front door is perfectly positioned to enjoy a family barbecue and the last of the sunshine and birdsongs. There is a stream by the entrance gate and whilst the stream is a feature it is at the bottom of the garden so children must be accompanied at all times.
On entering the sitting-room and dining-room you will not only enjoy the views of the garden but also the light coming in through the sash windows. Each room has been designed for the family to gather together to enjoy at the end of the day, during those colder nights the joy of the roaring fires will make for cosy family nights around the piano in the dining-room or watching a family favourite film in the sitting-room.
The enclosed courtyard is the perfect place to enjoy al fresco meals whilst also offering a place for younger children to play and enjoy whilst still in view of the adults. This courtyard will be a place that the family can come together to enjoy a meal at the end of the day, with solar lights and blankets the bustle of everyday life will seem like a distant memory.
Rossmoyne is perfectly positioned for exploring Dartmoor with miles of walking and wonderful far reaching views and not forgetting those wonderful Dartmoor ponies. For eating out and shopping you have nearby Tavistock, offering restaurants, shops and a fabulous Pannier market. The location means you can take advantage of being close to the Cornish border, allowing you to venture west to the coast or plan a day to the Eden Project.
Rossmoyne is versatile and offers different guests different experiences, from a holiday for a group of friends to a multi-generational family holiday, this wonderful home is sure to become a firm favourite.
Sitting-room with Smart TV and wood-burner
Conservatory/Dining-room with open fire and piano
Playroom with TV
Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin
Kitchen/Breakfast-room with electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge and dishwasher
Utility-room with double electric range cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble-drier
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5') and en suite Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with double bed (4'6'')
Bedroom 3 with twin beds (3') (leading to Bedroom 4)
Bedroom 4 with twin beds (one is 2'6'' and recommended for children only) (accessed through Bedroom 3)
Bedroom 5 with zip and link (super-king or twin) beds)
Please note, dogs are to be kept downstairs. Bedroom 4 is accessed through bedroom 3. Take care, the track to the property is wide but liable to pot holes.
- Dogs welcome
- Travel cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 5 cars
- Telephone (incoming and local outgoing) (honesty-box) (At cost)
- No smoking
- Pub 1.5 miles
- Patio furniture and barbecue
- Full oil-fired CH
The grand entrance to Rossmoyne.
The sitting-room is situated to the front of the house and floods with light with wonderful views of the garden and beyond, not forgetting the log-burner for those colder nights.
The grand dining-room offers a formal setting for the family to come together. The piano and open fire will make for a wonderful night of song and laughter.
The kitchen offers a breakfast table with views out of the window to the enclosed courtyard.
Bedroom 2 offers a wonderful double room to the front of the house.
The utility-room links to the kitchen and offers a functional storage area as well as additional cooking. The utility-room door opens directly into the courtyard.
The cooker in the utility-room.
Time to cook up a family storm.
The kitchen links through to the utility-room and is situated at the back of the house. This breakfast table offers a great informal place for a relaxed breakfast.
A selection of recipe books for anyone who has the urge to cook or bake in a relaxed well laid out kitchen.
The kitchen is well laid out with space for people to move around and also sit and talk.
The old Victorian-styled WC is sure to be a talking point.
This Victorian basin is one of the many features retained throughout the house. Please note there is only a cold tap in here, the kitchen is just over the hallway for hot water.
This sitting-room has been furnished with relaxation in mind, the fire will be loved by young and old on those colder nights. There is a small conservatory that is accessed through the sitting-room.
This sitting-room has been furnished with relaxation in mind, the fire will be loved by young and old on those colder nights. With plenty of games for all the family to enjoy.
This fireplace is a real focal point, this wonderful car will be enjoyed by children and admired by the adults. A larger wall-mounted TV will be installed shortly.
There are games to enjoy as well as reading books and puzzles so even those rainy days can be fun.
Anyone for a ride?
Vintage games for all the family to enjoy will be in the sitting-room and playroom.
The conservatory can be accessed through the sitting-room, this is a great space to enjoy reading in the sun whilst taking in the far reaching views.
The dining-room is situated to the front of the house offering views of the garden through the grand sash windows.
The grand dining-table offers a large space for everyone to enjoy a formal meal or even a celebration.
The fire can be enjoyed on those colder nights.
The piano is there to be enjoyed and will be perfect for those musicians in the family.
The central staircase offers access to all the bedrooms with the shower-room being located on the half-landing.
The wonderful stained glass window in the shower-room.
The shower-room is situated on the middle landing offering a WC and wash-basin.
Throughout the house there are wonderful pieces of art and pictures to enjoy.
The top landing is spacious with all bedroom doors off from here. The shower-room can be seen on the half landing from bedroom three.
Bedroom 3 offers a twin room with bedroom 4 an additional twin accessed through this room. This configuration offers the perfect set up for children or travelling friends.
Each bedroom has features that add a homely welcoming touch.
Bedroom 3, situated to the back of the house, has a lovely reading corner that has views of the courtyard and blue skies.
Bedroom 2 is situated to the front of the house, and offers a place to sit, read and enjoy the garden views.
A cosy reading area in bedroom 2 with views of the front garden.
Bedroom 2, pre-dinner drinks with some relaxation time.
In the morning pull back the curtain and enjoy the view of the trees and skies whilst listening to the morning chorus.
There are plenty of books for you to enjoy.
The top landing looking towards bedroom two and three.
The garden and outside space at Rossmoyne will be enjoyed by everyone.
Rossmoyne offers you a real escape with wonderful views and nature all around you. Dartmoor is on your doorstep and you can enjoy a new walk everyday.
The entrance to your holiday accommodation.
The gardens at Rossmoyne alight with colour.
The driveway up to Rossmoyne.
Barbecue evenings and the last of the sun can be enjoyed from this wonderful position (the furniture is situated at the top of a slope, please be careful. You can see the neighbour's garden swing and garden in this photo).
Lydford Gorge is a few minutes' walk from the front door, you can enjoy this wonderful family-friendly walk and you will even see the White Lady waterfall.