Welcome to Bala Lodge, this beautiful first floor apartment is the ideal rural retreat, designed with luxury and comfort in mind and nestled in the most secluded and peaceful spot, you can't fail to leave this fabulous home-from-home anything but relaxed and rejuvenated.
Bala Lodge is a spacious abode for four lucky guests. With a glorious main bedroom with king-size bed and a cosy twin room, a good night's sleep following a day of adventure and action is guaranteed. The spacious shared bathroom is just across the hallway from the bedrooms, and offers a shower facility and a glorious tub to lie back and unwind in. The spacious open plan living and dining areas make dining, playing and relaxing together a real pleasure.
Enjoying your gorgeous surroundings is a must, whether it be heading out on one of the numerous woodland paths, trekking across the ancient moors of Dartmoor and marvelling at all its beauty spots and rather special inhabitants, or simply striking up the barbecue and taking time to breathe in the calm and tranquility of this beautiful spot whilst enjoying a touch of dining al fresco. Whatever you chose, you are in for a delight.
You may be surrounded by countryside and woodland, however a pleasurable car journey away you have the south Devon coastline. A day on the beach or a cream tea in one of the bustling harbourside towns is at your disposal. Villages and towns such as Totnes, Ashburton, Brixham and Dartmouth all await. Along with numerous sandy beaches such as Bigbury-on-Sea, Batham Beach and Thurlestone, not forgetting the coves and shingle beaches which can be found in Brixham and Dartmouth, all offering the perfect day out for all generations.
In front of Bala Lodge is the main house, where the owners reside. Your privacy is paramount, however should you need any help or guidance as to how to make the very most of your special surroundings, please don't hesitate to ask.
You can also book Shipley Lodge (5501) which sleeps a further four guests and is situated directly below Bala Lodge. Why not make this a very special occasion and invite extended family or friends - what a fabulous spot to play, unwind and explore together.
Close by are the super popular towns of Totnes and Ashburton. Totnes, which is renowned far and wide for is eclectic mix of shops and boutiques, not forgetting the several museums, art galleries, Totnes castle and a steam railway non the less. Meandering through Totnes is such a treat, with the weekly market not to be missed, this is when numerous local traders take over the square with stalls and stands, all offering something rather unique.
Or perhaps a trip to Ashburton sounds more like it, the lively historical town of Ashburton, nestled on the southern side of the vast Dartmoor National Park is always a hit with all the family. The high street is home to many galleries, book shops and a variety of eateries as well as boasting lots of great antiques shops making it the perfect place to while away a few hours; not forgetting the huge selection of delicatessens, this fabulous town is a foodies' dream.
Never forgetting the true magic which surrounds you. Dartmoor National Park is simply one of a kind. Meandering through the unspoilt terrane, engaging with the rather nosey inhabitants and enjoying a true local welcome in the numerous watering holes which you will encounter along any journey is the perfect way to experience this truly breathtaking environment.
For those who would relish the opportunity to freshwater swim, welcome to the River Avon, which is also very nearby. For those who would rather soak up this beautiful river's attraction from a dry location, the wildlife watching is a very special sight along and on the banks of the River Avon.
Whichever direction you head out in, there are hot spots and special attractions galore, perfect for all generations.
Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Smart TV. Induction hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5')
Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3')
Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin. Utility cupboard with washing machine
*Only 1 cot is provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Dogs welcome
- Travel cot and high chair
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub 1.5 miles
- Garden furniture and barbecue
- Air source heat pump
Welcome to Bala Lodge, a little piece of heaven nestled in the heart of Dartmoor.
The open plan living area makes cooking, dining and relaxing easy to do as a group.
Bedroom one is home to this glorious king-size bed.
The kitchen is spacious and very well-equipped.
Your stunning surroundings even encourage you to spark up the barbecue in the middle of November.
What a fabulous spot to enjoy a good book after a day of adventure.
Welcome to Bala Lodge.
Lovely spot to enjoy that special meal.
Serving up a feast is easy to do in this open plan kitchen/dining area.
And relax whilst planning tomorrow's adventures.
Bedroom one is exceptionally welcoming.
The family bathroom.
Bedroom two is perfect for all generations, however, the younger members of the group will simply love this room.
Perfect for a game of hide-and-seek.
Bala Lodge is the top floor apartment. You can also rent Shipley Lodge, which also accommodates four guests. Shipley Lodge is another beautiful apartment on the ground floor.
The pathway leading to your front door is rather colorful in autumn. How beautiful!
Dining al fresco in this delightful spot is a real treat.
Your nosey neighbours are exceptionally cute.
One of the many angles of your beautiful Dartmoor surroundings.
This view can be enjoyed from the grounds of Bala Lodge. Simply stunning!
Meandering through Dartmoor will never grow tiresome, especially with views and hot spots such as this.
A small collection of the magical inhabitants of Dartmoor.
Woodland walks galore in this fabulous spot. Your four-legged friend(s) will not want to go home.
Brixham's Blue Flag Breakwater Beach. A fabulous day out for all generations, especially as there is parking available just yards from the beach itself.
The glorious sands of Bantham and Bigbury Beach, lead over to the rather famous Burgh Island.
Bustling Dartmouth Harbour.