Located in Okehampton, Devon
Heath Hills rests in Folly Gate, Devon, sleeping 10 in five bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 10
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Heath Hills is a large detached farmhouse sleeping up to 10 guests in Folly Gate close to Okehampton. With plenty of off-road parking for all, the property has a downstairs bedroom and is pet-friendly, allowing up to two well-behaved pets perfect for exploring the area’s abundant walks. A short drive takes you into Dartmoor National Park and the coastlines are still within a 40-minute drive giving you the widest possible choice of beaches.
Located in the village setting of Folly Gate near Okehampton, Devon, is this superb 18th-century detached farmhouse, Heath Hills. Enjoying a fantastic location on the outskirts of the Dartmoor National Park, and a luxurious interior with original features, Heath Hills is a wonderful dog-friendly choice for a group or family of 10.
The property benefits from six off-road parking spaces, a lovely front garden with furniture and a barbecue, perfect for alfresco dining, plus an enclosed dog field where your pooches can safely run and play. On the ground floor, you will find a fully-equipped kitchen for whipping up your favourite meals, ready to enjoy at the dining table in front of the crackling double-sided woodburning stove, a handy utility area and a cloakroom, an inviting sitting room with Smart TV, sound bar and woodburning stove, perfect for relaxing movie nights, and a conservatory with Smart TV, Rokku stick and Blu-Ray player, ideal for those wanting to watch something else. Completing the ground floor is a beautifully presented king-size bedroom.
Upstairs, you will find a well-appointed bathroom and shower room for freshening up at the end of the day, along with four tastefully decorated bedrooms, a super-king-size with Freeview Smart TV, a king-size, and two twins with zip/link, one of which has its own TV.
Your local amenities can be found in nearby Okehampton, where you can tour the Museum of Dartmoor Life, visit the remarkable Okehampton Castle, treat your loved ones to a well-deserved meal at Ma’ida or Brothers and or pick up essentials from the supermarkets and convenience stores, order in from the good selection of takeaways on offer, or time your visit to attend the annual Okehampton Show in August. For scenic hikes and bike rides, venture into the Dartmoor National Park, where you will find the attractions of the National Trust – Finch Foundry, Black-a-Tor, and Foggintor Quarry.
Just a five-mile drive will allow you to visit the stunning moorland scenery of Meldon Reservoir, almost 900 feet above sea level and offering a variety of footpaths and bridleways to explore. Pick up the Tarka trail at Meeth to enjoy while walking or cycling alongside the river Okement or cycle the Granite Way to experience the scenic countryside. Further afield, you’ll find Exeter, home to a stunning cathedral, Northernhay Gardens, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, the fascinating Underground Passages, and the nearby National Trust - Clyston Mill.
The rugged north Devon coast and its beaches can be reached within a 40-minute drive.
For a luxury stay in Devon, choose Heath Hills.
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.