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Porter's Office, Tavistock

Th original Porter's Office is now a delightul comfortable cosy cottage
5.0 of 5 bubbles
4 reviews
Th original Porter's Office is now a delightul comfortable cosy cottage
Enjoy al fresco meals with the gas bbq provided under the platform
Comfortable Duresta settees in the lounge
The original sash windows with coloured glass and original exterior doors
Another view of the lounge with oak staircase leading to first floor
The downstairs bedroom, originally the Ladies Waiting Room leads off from the lounge
Fully fitted kichen with granite worktops and beamed ceiling
Victorian rocking chair on landing with dormer window behind, ideal place to sit and read
Downstairs bedroom formerly Ladies Waiting Room with king size bed/twin beds
Views of Dartmoor and Tavistock from the front garden and upstairs bedrooms
Another view of the ground floor bedroom with sash windows overlooking garden
First floor bedroom with antique tri legged chair
First floor double bed with velux window and black out blind
Views of ensuite shower room and ceiling of the lounge
View of downstairs ensuite
Victorian slipper bath in ground floor ensuite
First floor ensuite with beams
Ground floor ensuite
Walk in shower in ground floor ensuite
Blue sky over Tavistock
Front of the Porter's Office
View over Tavistock and Tamar Valley from front garden
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England
5* gold accommodation in restored Porter's Office of Tavistock North Railway Station.<BR>Think 'Brief Encounters', 'Hound of the Baskervilles', 'Sherlock Holmes', 'Rosamund Pilcher'.<BR>The station sits overlooking Tavistock and Dartmoor with an air of mystery, but a very warm welcome awaits the station's guests in its very comfortable and well appointed accommodation with lots of 'extras'.<BR> Ideal for couples<BR>you can just relax in the cottage with a good book or film, or explore Dartmoor and all that it has to offer. 40 minutes from Plymouth and 60 minutes from Exeter, perfectly situated for golf, walking, cycling, exploring Dartmoor<BR><BR>As seen on Channel 4.<BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>The 5* Porter's Office in Old Tavis... Read more
About the Owner, Mrs Jennifer Rogers
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Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL66639 by: Holiday Lettings
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Every aspect of this property is 5*! We were particularly impressed by quality of beds and bed linen, also bathroom towels. Kitchen is fully equipped, again everything in it is very good quality - no chipped, stained crockery (we have found these in some properties!). Location is ideal for the centre of Tavistock, which itself is a charming town. Lots...

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Hello Mr and Mrs Rand thank you for your review and it's nice to know our hard work is appreciated. Very best wishes Jenny


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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

You enter the railway station through electric gates, once in the drive the memories of our traditional railway stations come flooding back. The station itself sits high above Tavistock town, with a pathway twisting down towards the centre, which takes 2 mins in the car. Once inside the Porters cabin you are greeted with a beautifully restored high quality building....

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014 for a stay in February 2014

I have been trying to find somewhere to stay in the Dartmoor area for many years that I would return on a regular basis. In forty years of searching this is the first time I have found somewhere I would very much like to return. Good location for access to Dartmoor, Plymouth and the surrounding Tamar area, plenty of good...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
Additional amenities & feature info
* Stay in classically stylish accommodation in a quirky venue. <BR>* Admire the period features including the original platform canopy with ornate ironwork. <BR>* Relax in the sumptuous slipper baths. <BR>* Read a book, play a game or catch up on a movie from the library.<BR>* Cook up a feast in the fully equipped kitchen.<BR>* Dock your i-pod and listen to the music throughout the house on the numerous music <BR>centres.<BR>* Surf the net using the complimentary broadband.<BR>* Stay in with a tub of popcorn and watch a movie on Sky.<BR>
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Oct 5, 2016 -
Nov 1, 2016
3 nights
Nov 2, 2016 -
Nov 30, 2016
3 nights
Dec 1, 2016 -
Dec 10, 2016
3 nights
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How to get there
Airport: Plymouth: 11.8 mi
Railway: Plymouth: 14.3 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 16.2 mi
Directions to Old Tavistock Railway Station:<BR><BR>At the end of the southbound M5 take the A30, signposted Okehampton/Bodmin. Travel along the A30 for approximately 27 miles/43 km’s.<BR><BR>After the Okehampton junction take the next exit, the A386 to Tavistock.<BR><BR>We can also recommend travelling by train or coach. There are regular bus services to Plymouth and local villages. The Station is perfectly positioned to enjoy cycling and hiking around Tavistock, Dartmoor and the surrounding areas as well as being 2 minutes walk into the town.<BR><BR>Should you prefer to drive we can provide details of hire car companies including self drive and chauffer driven luxury cars.<BR><BR>Plymouth, Exeter and Newquay are local airports... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 22.4 mi.
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