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Ticketing Hall

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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The quirky cottage was originally the Ticketing Hall within Tavistock Railway Station. It has been restored and transformed into a 5 Star Gold (Visit Britain 2011/2012) holiday cottage for four people. We are situated in the perfect location from which to enjoy beautiful views over Dartmoor and Tavistock, the market town is just a short stroll away. Facilities include Wi-Fi, Sky TV, I-pod docking station and ample parking. The cottage accommodates four people within a double room and a twin bedroom with en suite. The family bathroom features a luxurious cast iron double ended bath. The cottage also has its own section of the original platform, with the Victorian decorated ironwork and beautiful canopy, under which a BBQ can be enjoyed. The beautiful Victorian tiled entrance porch...The quirky cottage was originally the Ticketing Hall within Tavistock Railway Station. It has been restored and transformed into a 5 Star Gold (Visit Britain 2011/2012) holiday cottage for four people. We are situated in the perfect location from which to enjoy beautiful views over Dartmoor and Tavistock, the market town is just a short stroll away. Facilities include Wi-Fi, Sky TV, I-pod docking station and ample parking. The cottage accommodates four people within a double room and a twin bedroom with en suite. The family bathroom features a luxurious cast iron double ended bath. The cottage also has its own section of the original platform, with the Victorian decorated ironwork and beautiful canopy, under which a BBQ can be enjoyed. The beautiful Victorian tiled entrance porch sets the scene for the rest of the house, which has retained a feel of the old station. The lounge is a showcase for the wonderful original fireplace, vaulted ceilings and a twisting staircase which leads to the two bedrooms. This cottage is ideal for a family holiday, a break with friends or those seeking a retreat within an authentic and unusual Victorian listed building. PROUD WINNERS OF VISIT BRITAIN GOLD AWARD 2011/2012 and Bronze Green Business Tourism Award. The decadent Refreshment Hall (sleeps 6) and the elegant Porter's Office (sleeps 4 + 1) are also available for self catering holidays or short breaks. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Yard
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
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The Ticketing Hall has one family bathroom and a shower room en-suite. It sleeps up to four people, in one double bedroom and one twin room, plus a young child (in a cot). It is decorated in a traditional Victorian style. The Ticketing Hall is located in the centre of the Station. The spacious entrance hall is laid with beautiful Victorian tiles. The original panelling and ticket windows remain and now form a wall between the lounge and kitchen diner. The lounge retains the original close boarded vaulted ceiling, a sky light streams sunlight into the room and additional lighting is provided by a chandelier. The original Victorian cast iron fireplace with fire and over mantel takes pride of place. Leather sofas and Victorian furniture help recreate a Victorian feel, reminiscent of the Station’s past. The traditional kitchen/breakfast room has double doors opening onto the platform and the Ticketing Hall's private outdoor area. A ground floor bathroom offers a decadent cast iron double ended bath, a separate Mira 'Fino' shower, low level lighting and scented candles for the ultimate in relaxation. Upper floor the two cosy bedrooms on the first floor have vaulted ceilings. The front bedroom has an allocated cot space, for a young child. A cot, highchair and stair gate can be supplied upon request. * Stay in classically stylish accommodation in a quirky venue. * Admire the period features including the original platform canopy with ornate ironwork. * Relax in the sumptuous bath. * Read a book, play a game or catch up on a movie from the library. * Cook up a feast in the fully equipped kitchen. * Dock your i-pod and listen to the music throughout the house on the numerous music centres. * Surf the net using the complimentary broadband. * Stay in with a tub of popcorn and watch a movie on Sky. Can we help make your break extra special? We can make anniversaries, birthdays or other special occasions even more luxurious by supplying champagne, wine, flowers or an organic hamper of local produce. If you would like to take advantage of any of these additions please contact us.
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Wonderful stay We enjoyed a five night stay here as a convenient base in which to take a holiday break with grandchildren. The accommodation is charming and quirky - in a very positive sense, much of the original structure of the former railway station having...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank 524grahamd
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We really enjoyed our 4 night stay here. The conversion has been completed really well providing comfortable accommodation but leaving the shell of the station buildings intact. Steps provide easy access into town, if a little steep on return! This is also right by the...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank Sue H
Selfcateringcottages, VR Owner at Ticketing Hall, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2016

Thank you Sue I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay in the ticketing hall and Tavistock.

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Reviewed May 9, 2016

This accommodation is well located near the centre of Tavistock with parking for a couple of cars. Tavistock is a good base for exploring Dartmoor and other nearby attractions. The cottage is well equipped with modern appliances. It is quiet, warm (the weather was cool...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Crumbedsav
Reviewed April 13, 2015

From being met at the door by the friendly owner until we checked out we had a perfect stay.Everything was 5 star as promised and met up to our expectations. The additional touches ,fresh cake and provisions were most welcome . Thank you we will...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank mabel l
Reviewed July 16, 2013

It was a privilege to stay in this wonderful property in a stunning location. The owners have restored the old station sympathetically to provide modern, comfortable accommodation and their attention to detail made our stay even more special. We were personally welcomed and shown round...More

Date of stay: July 2013
Thank chancel
About the Owner
Jenny R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:73%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2008
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About the neighborhood
Tavistock is one of the most delightful towns in the UK and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage listing; under Cornwall and Devon's mining landscape. Tavistock is home to the permanent Pannier Market open five days a week. Additionally, twice a month a large Farmers' Market is held in Bedford Square. There are various annual events in Tavistock, including The Goose Fair. This has been celebrated since the early 12th century. There is an annual carnival and at Christmas the Dickensian Night is a step back in time to Christmases past. Sir Francis Drake was born in Tavistock and his life and achievements are highlighted in various ways throughout the town and in the local museum. The famous Wharf is within walking distance, which showcases live music, films, shows and plays. Plymouth...
How to get there
Directions to Old Tavistock Railway Station: At the end of the southbound M5 take the A30, signposted Okehampton/Bodmin. Travel along the A30 for approximately 27 miles/43 km’s. After the Okehampton junction take the next exit, the A386 to Tavistock. 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. Should you prefer to drive we can provide details of hire car companies including self drive and chauffer driven luxury cars. Plymouth, Exeter and Newquay are local airports served by www.airsouthwest.com www.flybe.com and www.thomson.co.uk
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