The Orchard

Located in Okehampton, Devon

This traditional upside down cottage is next door to the owner's farmhouse on a non-working farm in a rural location near Okehampton and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2

Description

The Orchard is a traditional upside down cottage next door to the owner’s farmhouse on a non-working farm in a rural location, seven miles from Okehampton. This cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms which includes a ground floor king-size double and a second-floor mezzanine double. There is also a ground floor bathroom and cloakroom. On the first floor, there is an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with woodburning stove. Outside, is a front patio with furniture and off-road parking for one car. The Orchard is a delightful, quirky cottage with all the ingredients to create a truly memorable holiday.

Property Details

Okehampton 7 miles. This upside-down cottage is one of two cottages, next door to the owners’ farmhouse on a non-working farm in a rural setting close to Dartmoor National Park and seven miles from Okehampton. Set over three floors, The Orchard is situated in a delightfully peaceful setting surrounded by fields and is ideal for friends and families wanting to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. On the ground floor, you will find a comfortable and stylish king-size double bedroom, a bathroom and a cloakroom with a basin and WC. A set of wooden stairs lead you to a quirky and characterful open plan living area, with vaulted beamed ceiling and exposed white stone wall, and includes a well-equipped kitchen with a cosy dining area, as well as a comfortable sitting area with warming woodburning stove. Finally, on the second floor is a lovely mezzanine double bedroom. At the front of the cottage is a lovely patio area with rattan furniture, just perfect for sitting and relaxing whilst watching the owners’ horses grazing away in the meadows. The local village of Bridestowe is less than a ten-minute drive and benefits from a small shop, and there are also numerous friendly pubs in this area. The towns of Okehampton and Tavistock are nearby where you will find quaint little shops, pubs, tea rooms and a daily market, in fact, all you need for a wonderful day out. Further afield, are the renowned beaches of Widemouth Bay and Bude, ideal for surfing, as well as having other watersports on offer. This lovely cottage is a rural delight and an ideal base for those who enjoy walking, cycling and horse riding in beautiful Dartmoor.

Facilities

  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved pet welcome
  • Hot tub
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 4 miles
  • Note: Children must be supervised due to mezzanine bedroom

Features

BBQ
Dishwasher
Garden
Ground floor facilities
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Pets Go Free
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Okehampton

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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