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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Heather Cottage situated at the very edge of the lovely Mid Devon town of Okehampton in central Devon is in a delightful and very convenient location, on the old tramway. It is part of a large Victorian house but totally independent having its own gateway entrance and parking area and Garden.
It boasts a large light and modern kitchen, a cosy sitting/dining room area with gas woodburner, large TV and CD player, music system, modern comfortable sofa. We are WiFi connected, so if you simply can't leave your work at home, you can connect from the cottage and garden!
Don't forget open use of ceder wood hot tub throughout your stay!
The Victorian style bedroom is large and luxurious with deep comfortable mattress.
Okehampton, itself, has all the usual amenities of general shopping but highlights such as three supermarkets including Waitrose, as well as independent grocers and butchers. The local Arts Gallery dedicated to local quality artworks (for which you are automatically given 10% discount on all items!), auction rooms, cinema, small museum, Okehampton castle, swimming pool/leisure centre, 2 separate golf courses, mountain bike courses in the woods, and the granite way cycle path that runs beside the working steam train line from the restored Okehampton station. The Youth hostel just moments away offer over 30 activities at a discounted rates for all Heather cottage visitors, not to mention the pubs, restaurants and cafes dotted about the town.
Heather cottage is surrounded by our large private gardens; in which is situated the cedar wood hot tub on a beautifully situated wooden terrace looking down over the town and its Victorian park. Two small stony rustic ponds create a Dartmoor stream ambiance of running water (that can in fact be turned on and off as you wish).
Heather cottage is actually on the old tramway, now a secluded leafy footpath that takes you directly to the moor from four different points. Adjacent to the tramway is the well known railway station (Tourist attraction only) with occasional seasonal steam trains and link to the granite way cycle path with its miles of off-road cycling.
Eastlake farm riding stables is close by from where you can ride across Dartmoor. As well as being within walking distance of the youth hostel which offer a whole host of outdoor activities such as archery and river gorging.
At Heather cottage you may feel like you are in the middle of the countryside but you are literally 8 minutes walk, through the beach tree covered paths above the town park to Okehampton centre. With the joys of feeling cut off from the world whilst still having access to all your everyday conveniences.
All in all, Heather cottage is perfectly designed and located for an easy comfortable and relaxing holiday.
Why not book the children into the youth hostel 3 minutes away and have precious and romantic you time. It's all here waiting for you on the edge of the moor.
Well behaved dogs welcome by arrangement, no extra charge.
Centrally heated Gas wood burner.
No extra charges for electricity/gas.
Basic groceries can be prepared.
Meals available on prior request in owner's house.
Cooked meals can also be prepared at prior request.
Duvets and bed linen supplied
Ample private reserved parking off road.
Will accept babies but no children due to ponds.
Changeover day is often Friday or Saturday but we are flexible.
The gravel path leading to Heather cottage makes it difficult for those with disabilities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Devon region
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18 Sep 2014
"Excellent location for dog owners, good size, lacking attention to detail"
We went to Okehampton with our little puppy dog and overall had a great holiday.Pro's:Ideal location for dog owners, you basically just leave the house and can either walk up to the Moor or choos… More
11 Sep 2014
"Everything we wanted and more...."
What a gem!! We arrived with high expectations and where not disappointed. Heather Cottage is warm clean and very comfortable .It is pleasantly located down a pretty leafy lane,and surrounded by its o… More
2 Aug 2014
"Over Sold and Under Delivered - What a real shame!"
We couldnt wait for our holiday!We called and left a message with Yvette when we were an hour away to update our arrival time. We were called back pronptly by her. She was very pleasant and let us kno… More
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