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The Smithy

The Smithy
5.0 of 5 stars
4 reviews
The Smithy
'The Old Forge': a comfortable and spacious sitting room
The well equipped kitchen
The comfortable master bedroom
The twin bedroom that can be made into a comfortable superking
The second sitting room
One of the two modern bathrooms
Traditional exposed beams in the main sitting room
Well stocked with books, games and DVDs
The well tended private enclosed garden
Solid oak kitchen table
Traditional stone steps in the garden
Dartmoor ponies in the field next door
A view of the valley from the  garden
In the garden
Traditional log burner
The sitting room
Picnic hampers
The kitchen
Egyptian cotton towels
A nearby view of Dartmoor
A view from the garden
The cottages in the snow
A view from the garden
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
The Smithy is situated in the idyllic village of Ponsworthy in the heart of Dartmoor, and offers a magnificent base to enjoy rural peace and tranquility. With exposed stonework and beams, the cottage retains its original character, whilst providing all essential modern comforts and conveniences. Beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high standard, this peaceful 'home from home' boasts bright valley views from a private enclosed garden.

The Smithy is ideally placed for walking, cycling, pony trekking and other moorland activities, and comes with a dedicated team of staff to ensure that your stay is comfortable, as well as supplying local information, and organising a wide range of activities such as farm visits, llama walks, heritage sites, golf, abseiling and hot air ballooning.

For lazy days, there are plenty of books,...
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About the owner, Rebecca T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 5 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 15 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL95829 by: Holiday Lettings
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John R
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This is the third time we've stayed in the Sweeton Manor cottages and every time the accommodation has been excellent. We have two young children who love the gardens. The kitchens are well equipped and bedrooms comfortable. more

Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 for a stay in May 2011

The cottage did not disappoint. It was a pleasure to stay in and spend time in. It was tucked away in a tiny village that was accessed by windy and narrow roads, so be prepared for this. However, it is worth it. There was great access to Dartmoor, for mountain biking and walking. The views were breathtaking. The nearest town... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012 for a stay in October 2011

Unfortunately we spent only one week in Dartmoor at the Smithy. We would have loved to stay for years. It is lovely furnitured, very well equiped, very clean and tidy (we have made other experiences in other houses!) and everybody was very nice and helpful. Thank you very much! more

  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The twin beds can be converted into a comfortable super king size bed.

There is a choice of bedding: feather or non-feather pillows and duvets/sheets and blankets – please pre-order.

Good selection of books/games/DVDs.

Good selection of local information provided.

Underfloor heating.

The Smithy has been rated five star and awarded a Gold award by Visit Britain, making it one of the highest rated holiday cottages in Britain.
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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