For those wishing to experience a slice of life living like Lord and Lady of the manor in the dreamiest of hilltop retreats, you're certainly in the right place! Surrounded by the most glorious countryside, walks and trails, Higher Hisley Cottage is perhaps the perfect spot for those seeking a tranquil holiday in south Devon…
With secluded and serene gardens, the outside space is truly special. There's lots of space to take advantage of; enjoy an afternoon picnic in the sunshine, relax on the patio with a good book and a glass of your favourite tipple, and soak up the magic of the glorious countryside. Oh, and don't forget to say hello to the friendly ponies in the neighbouring field!
If you can bear to tear yourself away from your gorgeous cottage, there are numerous trails and walks to discover on your doorstep. Pull on your walking boots and head out and explore - you're sure to find peace, tranquility and unrivalled countryside views wherever you turn! The idyllic chocolate box village of Lustleigh is steeped in history and often thought of as the prettiest village in Dartmoor. With a village store, you can pick up fresh produce for creating holiday feasts, enjoy a cream tea in the charming Primrose tea rooms, or stop off at the fabulous pub, The Cleave, for a delicious meal.
Retreating back to Higher Hisley Cottage following a day of adventure, sleeping eight and dog friendly, this is a fabulous place for a family holiday or a getaway with a group of friends. Step inside to discover a truly beautiful cottage - trust us, you'll be dreaming about this cottage for months to come once you've returned! Downstairs on the lower ground floor, you'll find the open plan kitchen and dining area. A very pretty space, the kitchen has a fabulous Aga (the owners have kindly left a guide on how to use it), a lovely dining-table for sociable mealtimes and a cosy sitting-area. Light the wood burner and relax…
On the ground floor, you'll find the other sitting-room. A beautiful room full of charm and character, with gorgeous views over the garden, this is the perfect spot to sit back and unwind beside the wood-burner. Bliss.
Head upstairs to discover the beautiful bedrooms. You'll find two bedrooms on the first floor, both beautifully decorated with sumptuous king-size beds. The family bathroom on the first floor is gorgeous and you'll certainly love soaking in the bathtub at the end of the day. On the second floor, you'll find bedrooms three and four, bedroom three being a king-size bed and bedroom four a 'zip and link' which can be made up as a twin or a super-king, you choose! The shower-room is also on this floor, with spectacular views over the countryside.
For those seeking an escape to the countryside in a truly beautiful cottage, Higher Hisley is just the place - and is sure to be a holiday you'll remember for years to come.
The wild beauty of Dartmoor is ready to be explored, with its gorgeous villages, ancient woodlands, and unforgettable moorland. And if you're in search of the coast, the sandy beaches of Teignmouth and Shaldon await and are just a thirty-minute drive away.
You don't need to venture far to enjoy the beautiful countryside sights and scenes, all of which can be enjoyed from any angle in these beautiful grounds, with numerous trails and walks which lead from your own private grounds. Exploring and enjoying this very special part of the world is so easy to do.
However, there are so many ways to explore and enjoy glorious Dartmoor. From cycling, climbing, horse riding, walking and even a spot of geocaching. Whichever way you chose to explore this fabulous area, you will find Dartmoor National Park a very special treat which can be enjoyed by young and old, and with numerous pubs and cafes scattered throughout this magnificent land, finding light refreshments as you go is the icing on the cake.
Your superb location lays both the delights of Dartmoor and the south Devon coast at your disposal, and beautiful Higher Hisley Cottage provides the perfect country house to retreat to. Dining, relaxing, playing, and planning tomorrow's adventures together is such a pleasure in this gorgeous house. What are you waiting for!
Lower Ground Floor
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Smart TV and wood-burner. Electric Aga, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble-drier and dishwasher
Sitting-room with Smart TV and wood-burner
Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5')
Bedroom 2 with king-size double bed (5')
Bathroom with bath, hand shower attachment, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 3 with king-size double bed (5')
Bedroom 4 with 'zip and link' (super-king or twin) beds
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Please ensure that dogs are kept on leads at all times when venturing outside of the boundaries of your grounds, especially where livestock reside and roam. *Only 1 cot is provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Dogs welcome
- Travel cot, high chair and 2 stair-gates
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Wood-burner/Open fire
- Private parking for 3 cars
- No smoking
- Pub 0.75 miles
- Patio furniture and barbecue
- Full electric CH
- Logs for wood-burners
Higher Hisley Cottage is surrounded by beautiful countryside.
One of two cosy sitting-rooms with dual-aspect views across the surrounding gardens.
Ever wanted to cook on an Aga? Here's your opportunity and the owners even provide a guide to help you.
Every bedroom is delightful, this is bedroom 4 on the second floor.
Set in secluded gardens you will want to spend every moment outside. The ponies in the neighbouring field will be delighted to see you!
With oodles of character, the main sitting-room is cosy as can be throughout the year thanks to the gorgeous wood-burner.
Sit by the wood-burner in the main sitting-room and enjoy a holiday treat.
The lower ground floor is home to the open plan living-room with kitchen/diner and sitting-area, perfect for sociable dining.
Hone your cooking skills on the electric Aga.
The characterful kitchen/diner is on the lower ground floor with access to the patio.
This cosy sitting-area is in the open plan living-room.
Say good morning to the cheeky neighbour who resides in the neighbouring field!
Bedroom 1 on the first floor is fit for a princess.
The family bathroom on the first floor has a bath with hand held shower over.
The family bathroom, perfect for a long soak after a busy day.
Every window takes in a gorgeous countryside view.
Bedroom 2 on the first floor has a king-size bed and oodles of space.
Breakfast in bed? Well you are on holiday!
On the second floor bedroom 3 awaits.
Beautifully furnished with relaxation in mind.
The family shower-room is on the second floor.
Even the shower-room has a gorgeous view!
Bedroom 4 has a luxurious 'zip and link' bed so you can choose either a super-king double or twin beds.
Oh so pretty, bedroom 4 is a delight.
Higher Hisley Cottage is simply stunning.
Enjoy sitting in the sun admiring the views and listing to birdsong from dawn until dusk.
This tranquil spot is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway.
Enclosed garden area, with incredible countryside views.
Hide and seek in the amazing grounds which surround you always proves a huge hit with the adventure monkeys of the party.
Pull on your walking boots and take one of the many trails which can be accessed from the cottage.
The friendly neighbours!
Lots of fabulous walks to discover from your door.
Stunning views from Higher Hisley land - which is accessible for you to enjoy.
All this gorgeous countryside is at your disposal. Pass through the gates and wander down to the woods and miles of trails.
When trekking out and about in this glorious area. Please keep dogs on leads at all times, as protecting the well-being of your friendly neighbours is essential at all times.
Pretty Dartmoor is beautiful at any time of year.
The wilds of Dartmoor, explore by bike or on foot.
The beaches of south Devon are a short drive away.
Teignmouth is a great place for some seaside fun.
Spend the day exploring the pretty village of Shaldon.
Brixham is a colourful town with lots to see and do.