heather cottage is designed for two ,as romantic hideaway on the edge of small market town of Okehampton the gateway to Dartmoor. Set in its own tree laden garden with gravel path and pond it's an ideal secret escape. Enter through the pretty porch into a large and well equipped kitchen with everything needed to prepare romantic meals for two.
To the right is the simply furnished sitting dinning room with large fireplace housing a practical coal effect but gas woodburner, by the window is a Victorian pine dining table and chairs and opposite a cosy settee. Through into the large Victorian bedroom with original fire place and mantle, large super king bed dressing table and nursing chair simply decorated in the style and era of the property. It's a cosy yet spacious property layed out on one level ,with views to the verdant garden deeply laden with foliage and local scrubs ,kept as wild as possible yet comfortable to enjoy a sunny evening meal alfresco with a cool glass of wine. In the surrounding larger main garden is a cedar wood Canadian hot tub open for use 24hours a day (by prior arrangement with owner)
situated under an old oak tree on a wooden balcony taking in the best of the local views it adds just a little more spice to your visit. Also available on request a bottle of champagne with hand made chocolates and fresh flowers for just £45. Why not enjoy a massage in the comfort of your own cottage by a highly trained masseuse for £45 per hour. Wanting to explore the town? The granite way cycle path and bike hire is just next door with amazing pubs on route such as the highwayman and the castle inn at Lydford with the well know Lydford gorge, Okehampton railway station with its freshly made breakfast lunch and afternoon tea room is on the doorstep. Okehampton is set at the very heart of Devon central to both north and south costs, just an hour or so to the Eden project , 15 miles from roadford lake with a number of water sports and central to a large and diverse amount of a high quality national trust and heritage attractions. Most importantly Okehampton with its castle is a doorway to Dartmoor itself with its rugged tors, beautiful stone villages and unspoiled pubs and historic land marks.
All ground floor. One bedroom: 1 x king-size double. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with coal effect gas woodburning stove.
Amenities for Rental
Gas central heating and coal effect gas woodburning stove
Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV, DVD, WIFI, selection of books, games and DVDs
Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
One well behaved pet welcome
Charge for extra pets £50
Sorry, no smoking
Off road parking for 1 car
Front garden with gravel, pond, patio with furniture, with shared use of hot tub via prior arrangement with owner
Shop and pub 8 minute walk
Note: Adults and babes in arms only - need to bring own cot and bedding for baby
Note: There is an un- fenced pond.
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Listing Updated: 21/03/2021
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