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Ticketing Hall

The lounge with original working fireplace
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England
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 h...
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Listing #HL66588
About the Owner
Jenny R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2008
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1 - 3 of 6 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 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

Thank 524grahamd
Reviewed 18 September 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

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

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

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Reviewed 9 May 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

Thank Crumbedsav
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
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...
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House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We do not allow parties of any type, this cottage is in a very quiet position with neighbours nearby. This cottage is ideal for adults who are looking for a quiet peaceful cottage...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: €113 / stay - Deposit
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Short breaks are payable in full on booking.

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About the neighbourhood
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....
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 30.0 km
Railway: Plymouth: 23.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 26.0 km
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
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: 36.0 km.
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