North Bovey

Greystone

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Greystone is a beautiful newly renovated barn conversion just perfect for larger gatherings, whether you're family or friends coming together for a holiday or a celebration. With a fabulous open-plan kitchen diner, spacious sitting room and gorgeous cinema room, there's plenty of space for socialising whilst the four bedrooms and four shower/bath rooms means you'll have privacy too if needed. Outside, there's a lovely lawned garden that's perfect for little ones. You're also spoilt for choice with things to do on your doorstep; nature lovers will just adore exploring Dartmoor whether its on foot, bike or even by horse. There are lovely villages to discover too, with their picture-perfect pubs ready to welcome you in. Alternatively, you're close to Exeter and Totnes too, so ideal for those seeking hustle and bustle.


Special lower occupancy rate

A special lower occupancy rate applies throughout March. For four guests and under, a discount of 20% can be applied. Please note that only Bedrooms One and Two will be available for you at this rate. Please call the office on 01872 553491 to book.


Living

The elegant sitting room in shades of teal, grey and gold is home to three sumptuous sofas which nestle around the flickering wood burner, the perfect space for late evenings chatting together or watching a film on the 55" Smart TV. The huge window allows lots of light to filter through, whilst stairs lead up to the mezzanine level where you'll also find a chic cinema room completed with a wall-mounted Sony 65" TV and four Sennheiser wireless headphones. There's also a Monitor Audio wall speaker and a SONOS amp.


Eating

The large, open-plan kitchen and dining area is just perfect for get-togethers, and the kitchen is a chef's dream, complete with everything you'll need to rustle up meals and feasts. With a Smeg range cooker with built-in pizza oven, built in fridge and separate freezer, dishwasher, Dualit appliances including a coffee machine and everything else you might need, you're set whether it's Christmas dinner or a simple supper. There's also a large kitchen island with four highchairs, whilst the dining table easily seats ten.

In addition, a separate utility room has a large freestanding fridge freezer, washer dryer and separate sink.


Sleeping

There are four gorgeous bedrooms to choose from. The master bedroom and second bedroom lie to one end of the house, whilst bedroom three and four are accessed from a separate staircase in the living room.

The master bedroom is simply stunning and accessed via its own private staircase - so it's almost self-contained. With a vaulted ceiling, teal walls and dressing area, plus a sumptuous super king bed, this is a wonderful room to escape to into at the end of the day. It has a private bathroom across the landing with a bathtub for two and separate shower. In addition, there's a romantic seat for two and storage for clothes. We just love the golden touches such as the mirror. A very luxurious, romantic room!

The second bedroom is on the ground floor and has a zip-and-link bed with buttercup yellow headboard, meaning it can be a double bed or twins. It also has a lovely dressing table, attractive circular mirror and fab locker-style storage. It has access to the ground floor shower room with 'Jack and Jill' doors.

The cosy third bedroom has an en suite plus a 4ft 6" double bed, en suite shower-room, chest of drawers and hanging space. We love the two fish-eye mirrors.

Bedroom four has another zip-and-link bed plus an en suite shower-room. In shades of grey and teal, this is a peaceful room with a dressing table, locker-style storage and archway mirror.

Each bedroom boasts beautiful linens, bedding, throws and cushions to ensure your nights' sleep is deliciously long and luxurious.


Bathing

Two of the bedrooms are en suite, with the master bedroom having a gorgeous private bathroom across the landing with a bathtub for two, shower and twin sinks. Bedrooms three and four have en suites with showers, whilst there's a 'Jack and Jill' shower room on the ground floor which can be accessed from the second bedroom. Each have heated rails to keep towels warm and fluffy.


Outdoor space

Greystone promises one acre of stunning, lawned gardens to the back of the retreat, where a sun-soaked terrace awaits, complete with a table and chairs for dining al fresco - plus four sun loungers and a BBQ for darling summer days. While away dreamy afternoons and moments of quietude beside the heavenly pond, which is fed by the river Bovey. Forget the world with your current page-turner beneath the oak tree - accompanied only by soothing sounds of the two streams running through the heart of the garden. You'll also find ample equipment for games on the lawn with loved ones, the perfect way to spend golden afternoons!

Please note that care should be taken with small children around the pond.


Parking

There's plenty of private parking within the courtyard next to the house. The courtyard parking is shared with one other neighbouring property, but the neighbours have their own designated parking spots and there is plenty of space.


Babies and children

Babies and children are welcome at Greystone. Please bring your own baby equipment.


Dogs

One well behaved dog is welcome at Greystone, provided they are kept out of the bedrooms and off the furniture. We charge £35 per week or short break.


WiFi

Greystone has WiFi so if you need to stay in touch with the outside word you can.


In the Area

Greystone lies within Dartmoor in the pretty village of North Bovey, complete with a village green, church and the Ring of Bells pub. Surrounded by untouched, wild beauty there's plenty of places to explore such as Becky Falls, Lydford Gorge and Wistman's Wood - all stunning examples of nature. Of course, there are lots of walks to be discovered too all over the moors, exploring the many Tors that dot the impressive landscape. Dartmoor has lots of lovely villages too - Chagford has lots of great places to eat and shop as well as an open-air swimming pool, whilst Lustleigh and Widecombe-in-the-Moor are extremely pretty. Other places of note nearby is Bovey Castle with its own spa and golf course (within walking distance of Greystone) and Gidleigh Park - both wonderful places to eat and relax. Exeter isn't far away and is a beautiful city with awe-inspiring cathedral, brilliant shops and plenty of places to eat. Totnes is also worth visiting with its alternative vibe and excellent steam railway which runs from Totnes to Buckfastleigh, via Staverton.


Nestled within wild and beautiful Dartmoor, this deliciously decadent homestay is seriously chic whilst offering complete peace and tranquillity away from the everyday - just perfect!

At a glance

From £1,570 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 8 + cot | 4 Bedrooms | Dogs welcome (1 only)

Key features

Al Fresco eating

Autumnal escapes

Beautiful Dartmoor setting

Celebratory stays

Extensive outdoor dining and seating

Family friendly

Foodie breaks

Multi Generational Holidays

Rolling countryside

Workcation Retreat

Dog friendly

Walking distance to a pub

Wood Burner

Parking

Country Houses

Design-led retreat

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Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.

Payments:

  • A 13 deposit & £38 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Greystone:

Wonderful place for a family holiday with beautiful walks, peaceful garden, cosy fire, all the home comforts and treats for the dog. Loved every minute

We had a wonderful Christmas thanks for the thoughtful decorations and box of goodies

Beautiful cottage and great weekend had... many thanks!

Great weekend in a lovely home. Fab walk without driving anywhere. The welcome basket was also much appreciated.

Such a beautiful house with a stunning garden. Probably the best property I have ever stayed in. Wonderful!!

A stylish comfortable house with a lovely garden. North Bovey a very pretty village an easy walk away with a great pub with delicious food.. Great for relaxing in comfort and access to Dartmoor.

A beautiful retreat, a truly stunning garden with a wonderful oak tree to provide shade. One of the best houses I have stayed in the UK

This is an absolutely gorgeous property in a wonderful location. The house is really well equipped to a very high standard and the garden was magical.

A fabulous cottage in a beautiful setting!

A great cottage with a beautiful garden in the perfect location!

Beautiful cottage in exquisite location with lovely gardens. Furnished to a very high standard with superb furnishings and every need catered for. A privilege to stay here!

Gorgeous place and we had an excellent time, thank you.

This place is a real gem and we feel so lucky to be the first family after lockdown to spend time here. The weather was absolutely gorgeous and the garden in the back is a piece of heaven on earth. The interiors are stylish and comfortable.

'We have had such a special weekend here at Greystones celebrating a 40th Birthday - memories to treasure. It's been perfect, a gorgeous welcome hamper, beautiful Christmas tree and fairy lights, log fire and happy days on Dartmoor, quad biking and lovely walks. Perfect family get-together and special times in your beautiful barn' - December 2021

'Magnificent house and wonderful facilities. Our holiday in this beautiful house will remain in memory forever' - November 2021

'Simply loved it at Greystone! Such a beautiful home and the attention to detail is amazing! Loved seeking out wild swimming spots, running and cycling routes - we even went horse riding! We will be back!' - October 2021

'Wow, what a place! We had such a fabulous stay at the simply stunning Greystone. We loved everything! The attention to detail is second to none. We will definitely be back!' - October 2021

'Thank you for the most wonderful stay! The house is so beautiful, with very comfy beds! It truly felt like a 'home away from home'! The garden is stunning and we especially enjoyed having breakfast outside watching the birds. We absolutely loved our welcome hamper, filled with lots of delicious local goodies. Thank you so much! We can't wait to visit again!' - September 2021

'We had a fabulous week at Greystone - exceeded expectations! Great location for all the outdoors has to offer! Many thanks, we hope to return!' - September 2021

'We had a lovely time! The house couldn't have been better for a week away with friends. The weather was great!' - September 2021

'We enjoyed a wonderful week of celebrations at Greystone! So quiet and beautiful, with a lovely garden! We didn't want to leave!' - August 2021

'What a wonderful discovery - a blissful week in a beautiful house and even more beautiful garden. Reading under the oak tree with the sound of the stream will last long in my memory.' - July 2021

'Relaxing week in welcoming and comfortable surroundings. The attention to detail is truly amazing, from the basket of goodies on arrival, well stocked essentials, plentiful logs for the woodburner and even tick remover for the dog! (thankfully not required!) We have thoroughly enjoyed our week, despite the 'liquid sunshine'! Thanks for enabling us to have a nature filled week, with the odd visit to the Ring of Bells - great food and service. We've returned home refreshed! Our dog loved the garden, treat jar and bed!' - July 2021

'We have had a fantastic week at Greystone! The cottage is lovely and very comfortable, and the garden is wonderful. We would love to visit again!' - June 2021

'Thank you so much for letting us stay at this wondrous place. We have loved every minute of our stay and have made so many memories from the countless games of rounders to the daily walks to the stepping stones, this place really is special. The beds are comfy, the garden is beautiful and the views are stunning. Thank you once again for letting us stay in this place like paradise. We have had the best time and cannot wait to come back. Thank you' - June 2021

'Beautiful home, loved every minute of our stay. Loved all the home comforts provided. Very well equipped to cater for needs of family dog!' - June 2021

'This is a beautiful home and the perfect place from which to explore the Dartmoor Countryside. Thank you' - May 2021

'This place is a real gem! We feel so lucky to be the first family to spend part of the Easter holiday here after lockdown and what a memorable time it has been. The weather was perfect and the garden in the back is a piece of heaven on earth. I cannot thank you enough. We can't wait to come back here ' - April 2021

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