Brightley Mill Barn

Located in Okehampton, Devon

This wonderful detached cottage situated in the hamlet of Brightley, a couple of miles from Okehampton and sleeps three people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Brightley Mill Barn is a superb detached upside down cottage situated in the hamlet of Brightley two miles from the market town of Okehampton. This cottage sleeps three people in two ground floor bedrooms, consisting of one king-size double and one single, together with a ground floor bathroom with roll-top bath. The cottage also has a first-floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Outside the property, there’s off-road parking for six cars. Brightley Mill Barn is an excellent base for a couple or small family.

Property Details

Okehampton 2 miles. This superb detached newly renovated barn is situated in the hamlet of Brightley close to both the market town of Okehampton and the wonderful Dartmoor National Park. This delightful upside-down barn is ideal for a couple or small family with plenty of places to visit as well as a number of walking routes that can be enjoyed in the area. After parking your car you enter this property into a slate floored hallway and immediately feel the warmth from the underfloor heating. The underfloor heating is in each room downstairs so you and your loved ones can easily keep warm on cooler evenings. On the ground floor of this charming barn are the bedrooms; a master king-size double with exposed beam and a single, along with a bathroom with a luxury roll-top bath and double separate shower. Up on the first floor is the open plan living area with a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, as well as a lovely woodburning stove and modern furnishings. Each room in this lovely property exudes quality and style. Outside there is a paved area with seat, a perfect place for that early morning cup of tea. Just a step away is an attractive small garden with a traditional flower border and views of the stream and paddock running up into the woods where guests are welcome to walk. There is also a BBQ for summer evenings and seating. Brightley is a pretty hamlet near the river Okement and adjacent to Abbeyford woods with ample opportunities for country pursuits. The market town of Okehampton has a medieval castle, a museum and a train station, as well as a selection of shops and pubs. Walks and cycling are a must within the Dartmoor National Park, where you may wish to venture to the Yes Tor which rises to above 2000 feet. With the north and south coasts of Devon to explore and charming villages and towns to visit makes Brightley Mill Barn an excellent place to stay.


  • Oil underfloor heating downstairs with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Shared off road parking for 6 cars
  • Secure bike storage
  • Front paved area and patio garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 miles
  • Note: Limited headroom in single bedroom
  • Note: Stairs open direct into open plan living area
  • Note: Children over 12 years only
  • Please note: booking must start and end on any day between a Friday to Friday
  • Owner requires 7 days notice of booking


Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Okehampton is centrally located and lies on the northern border of Dartmoor National Park. This market town is perfect for those looking to escape to the outdoors and is known as the walking centre of Devon. Enjoy the area on foot, by horseback or on a bike and discover the beautiful countryside the area has to offer. The Granite Way is a walking and cycle route that is pretty level, can be travelled along in a day (18 miles in length) and you will be rewarded with the Lydford Gorge and its waterfall at the end of the trail. Okehampton Castle is the remains of the largest castle in Devon dating back to Norman times and has a rich history. There are over 40 places to eat out and there is a good selection of shops making this an excellent place to base yourself to explore the area.

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