Owls Oak Chalet

Located in Sheepwash, Devon

This pretty property sits in a secluded setting in the grounds of the owner's home, has been lovingly decorated in a light and contemporary style, and is perfectly placed for touring the whole of Devon.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Outdoors and nature enthusiasts will be especially spoilt for choice with the famous Ruby Way right on the doorstep of this property and the Tarka Trail, Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks are all within easy reach, offering some great hiking or cycling terrain and stunning flora and fauna. For those who enjoy beaches and water sports, these can be found just a short drive away either in Bude or along the beautifully rugged North Devon coast, famed for its sand and surf, and providing access to the South West Coast Path. Nearby Meldon Reservoir and Roadford Lakes, offer fishing and beautiful walks whilst other attractions and places of interest nearby include RHS Rosemoor, Dartington Crystal and Tapeley Park.

Step inside this pretty property situated on a peaceful country lane, and you will find the accommodation handily laid out all on one level. The studio style arrangement incorporates an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner/sleeping area all fabulously spacious and light; a perfect place to relax after a busy day exploring. There is an upright piano available for guests to enjoy in the lounge/diner which also boasts a TV, large cosy sofa and door to the outside, meaning that you can dine al fresco with ease in warm weather. Adjacent to the lounge is a compact, well-equipped kitchen area which offers an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and Nespresso coffee machine. Completing the offering inside the property is the cosy bedroom area with a king-size bed and an en-suite shower and WC.

Venturing outside, a wildlife pond and generously proportioned area of lawn, presented with garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ, has been provided for your relaxation and enjoyment. Further to this, guests are also welcome to explore the rest of the land and watch the horses in the neighbouring fields. A covered cycle storage area and private off-road parking are also provided directly outside.


  • Delightful holiday home located in a beautiful rural setting
  • Lovingly fitted and furnished to provide a comfortable home from home
  • Great central location from which to explore all of Devon
  • Walkers and cyclists can enjoy exploring the area via the Ruby Way, Tarka Trail and South West Coast Path
  • 1 bedroom area king size
  • 1 en suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and Nespresso coffee machine
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Private off-road parking is available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog is welcome
  • Beach 19 miles, shops 3 miles and pub within walking distance
  • TV in the lounge area
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Regret no children, babes in arms welcome
  • Guests can benefit from day fishing permits at the neighbouring fishery


Close to coast
Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly



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Area Details


Sheepwash is a small but pretty village with some thatched cottages near the River Torridge. It has a community shop and post office with the attraction of the Half Moon Inn which offers traditional home-cooked food, plus for those who like fishing, 7 miles of private fishing for Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout, or field sports for those who enjoy shooting. The famous Tarka Trail is picked up here for the walking enthusiasts and just 15 minutes drive is Holworthy Golf Club. Torview Vineyard in the village itself offers a local tour of their family-run Winery. Visit the castle dating back to the 14th century, and Atlantis shopping Village in Okehampton. RHS Rosemore and Dartington Crystal Visitors Centre is at Great Torrington which is 8 miles away.

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