top of page

Leat Cottage

   Self Catering Dog Friendly Devon Holiday Let  


A self catering holiday cottage on the outskirts of the historic village of Lifton in Devon.  Recently refurbished, Leat Cottage is tucked away on a leafy, quiet Devon lane. It's just 5 minutes from the A30, convenient for Dartmoor (15 mins) and the North Devon and Cornish coasts (25 mins). Ideal for walking, cycling, shooting, fishing, water sports or just getting away from it all. The village boasts 2 pubs, 2 hotels, a Post Office and the award winning Strawberry Fields restaurant and farm shop; all within easy walking distance. Dogs welcome.

Away from the congestion of the coast or Dartmoor, Leat Cottage is perfectly located in the Tamar Valley AONB. Ideal for relaxing in the West Devon countryside, walking the Tamara Way or enjoying the many local attractions and activities.

Located in the centre of the village is a post office and licenced newsagents which also stocks a small range of groceries.

The Space

The cottage is finished to the highest standards featuring traditional whitewashed walls, beamed ceilings and a stone fireplace with wood burning stove. It also has a combi-boiler hot water and central heating system throughout. We offer accommodation for up to five people comprising; one double, one twin, one single and a family bath / shower room. Downstairs provides comfortable, open-plan living in a traditional setting with a sitting area, dining area, and a fully equipped modern kitchen opening onto a private garden with BBQ and patio.




Webber coal BBQ perfect for summer evenings.

Free Wifi


Wifi throughout the property.

TV and DVD


Sony TV and DVD

Fully Equipped Kitchen


Microwave, electric hob and fan oven, toaster, kettle and all cookware etc, 



Sunny private garden with lawn and patio.

Washing Machine 


Steam iron, drying rack, ironing board etc

Fridges and Freezers


Upright fridge freezer and separate additional fridge and freezer

Wood Burning Stove and Central Heating

Central heating and wood burning stove in sitting room.


Large Bosch dishwasher.

Bedding and Towels

All towels and bedding provided

Pet Friendly


Dogs welcome


Things to do



Fishing on the rivers Lyd and Tamar for salmon, sea trout, brown trout and grayling can be arranged locally. The cottage is only a five-minute walk from five named pools. There is also a well stocked trout lake in the village. More widely, there is fishing available on Dartmoor and various lakes and reservoirs. Guiding on the Tamar and Lyd, particularly night fishing for sea trout, is also available by prior arrangement with experienced and qualified local instructors.  Your host can provide you with more information on request.



Within an easy drive are the beautiful beaches of Widemouth Bay, Crackington Haven, Bude, Polzeath and Boscastle.

Tavistock Town


The nearby World Heritage Town of Tavistock is a short 15-minute drive and is the gateway to exploring Dartmoor. It provides a wide variety of pubs, restaurants, shops, banks and its famous Pannier Market is a must for the first-time visitor.

Local pubs


All within a five minute walk, the village has two pubs and two hotels including the famous Arundell Arms Hotel. Just a short fifteen-minute drive are numerous highly recommended pubs and award-winning restaurants

Strawberry Fields


Also located in the village is the award-winning and highly popular Strawberry Fields farm shop offering a restaurant and coffee shop serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon teas. The main shop itself has an on-site bakery, deli, butchers and wide selection of fresh local produce and groceries.



Shooting is available locally when in season, but advance booking is essential. Contact your host for more information

Guest Reviews

“A beautiful home, modern with everything you need to feel at home yet still has a traditional feel to it. It was perfect - will book again for sure!”  Chelsey, London  

bottom of page