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North Tawton, near Okehampton, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating
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Description

Okehampton, the gateway to Dartmoor National Park is close to this thatched cottage, with beams and inglenook fireplace, with easy access to Castle Drogo.


A comfortable and cosy thatched cottage forming part of a wing of the owner’s impressive 15th century thatched house. The holiday cottage has been presented to ensure a modern feel but still retaining plenty of character including beams and inglenook fireplace. The cottage is spread over two floors with a large living/dining area and kitchen, and then up stairs is a double bedroom and a bathroom. Situated outside the village of North Tawton, the cottage makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding Devon countryside. The regional town of Okehampton is close by and is considered the gateway to Dartmoor National Park. The town also provides a good range of shops and amenities.
On Dartmoor, there are plenty of walks for all ages and abilities to enjoy this stunning and dramatic area as well as some pretty villages with pubs and tea rooms. Towards the coast there are many fine beaches and coves including Saunton, Woolacombe and Westward Ho! A trip to Lundy Island can be arranged from Bideford pier. There are numerous places of interest close by including the R.H.S. gardens at Rosemoor, Dartington Crystal and the historic fishing village at Clovelly. Visit the last castle to be built in England at Castle Drogo (NT). There is golf at Okehampton and Ashbury, or you can hire a bike and cycle the Tarka Trail at Great Torrington. Shop and pub 1½ miles, restaurant 6 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with beams. Step to kitchen with slate floor. First floor: 1 double (6ft) bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room included. Solid fuel central heating included (£30per week, £20 per short break November-March). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared washing machine and tumble dryer. Use of owners freezer. Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (1 car). Games and book library. Welcome pack. No smoking.

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Features

  • Customer's choice
    Customer's choice
  • Free Pets
    Free Pets
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Thatched Roof
    Thatched Roof
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Christmas Themed Cottage
    Christmas Themed Cottage
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    23/04/2017
    Confirmed guest, 17/04/2017
    We absolutely loved everything about Happy Cottage. Would love to return in the future. :-) Certainly lived up to its name!


  • 10

    29/03/2017
    Confirmed guest, 20/03/2017
    We loved our stay at the cottage after getting married, the cottage was immaculate inside & the welcome basket was really appreciated.


  • 10

    04/03/2017
    Confirmed guest, 03/03/2017
    Super dooper. Home from home but with a thatch amazing little stay just remember to duck upon entering


  • 10

    23/02/2017
    Confirmed guest, 17/02/2017
    Beautiful thatched cottage; a real cosy haven of comfort on the edge of Dartmoor. Valentine's Day touches (red roses, chocolates and sweets) were much appreciated too 💕 We loved it!


  • 10

    18/02/2017
    Confirmed guest, 13/02/2017
    Beautiful cottage in a rural location, great for a quiet romantic break. Cottage was spotless and well equipped. Log burner added bonus on cold wintery days. Would definitely recommend if you are looking for a haven to get away from it all! Added bonus for s was that we took our two pups 😀🐶🐶


  • 10

    30/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 23/01/2017
    Excellent well equipped cottage.


  • 10

    23/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 16/01/2017
    An amazing place to visit. Wonderful scenery, not too remote from shops etc and amazing owners. Advice - Don't always trust your SatNav..


  • 10

    21/01/2017
    Confirmed guest, 28/12/2016
    Spent Christmas at Happy Cottage and it was wonderful. Beautifully decorated with a real Christmas tree. Welcome pack included mulled wine and mince pies. The bed was so comfortable and the cottage was very well equipped and extremely clean and comfortable. Highly recommended


  • 10

    25/11/2016
    Confirmed guest, 21/11/2016
    Pippa and Derek made us very welcome from the moment we arrived. The cottage was beautiful, there was a lovely goody basket of scones, butter, jam, clotted cream & a loaf of bread, even two lovely biscuit bones for Ruby and Elsie 🐶🐶. We had a lovely time at Happy Cottage, everything about the cottage is presented so well. Each evening we lit the log burner, for that added cosyness, Ruby & Elsie enjoyed sitting on the rug in front of it. We shall definitely stay at Happy Cottage again. Well done to Pippa and Derek for such a lovely cottage. 😊😊


  • 10

    24/11/2016
    Confirmed guest, 14/11/2016
    Stayed for 3 nights for romantic birthday getaway. Pippa and Derek have gone to great lengths to make Happy Cottage the perfect getaway and it shows. Everything was first class and we both loved it. The thatched roof and open fire were the highlights for us. If you want a quiet peaceful getaway in lovely surroundings with superb hosts look no further than happy cottage. oh and meet the dogs they wonderful. Many thanks we are already planning to book again for longer.


  • 10

    09/10/2016
    Confirmed guest, 07/10/2016
    This is the most beautiful cottage with farmyard animals outside your windows. Beautiful countryside. Warm interior with log burner. Flowers on the table. Bread milk and cream tea available when you arrive. The bedroom is delightful with a 6ft comfortable warm and clean bed. Radio and bedside lights. Large open bathroom with shower and bath. Lovely soft towels. What more could you ask for? Loved every moment. Will be returning asap. Thank you.


  • 10

    02/10/2016
    Confirmed guest, 16/09/2016
    Fabulous location and cottage to spend some chill out and relaxation time.


  • 9

    27/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 26/08/2016
    Home from home - lovely cottage :)


  • 10

    12/08/2016
    Confirmed guest, 05/08/2016
    Perfect location and such a lovely place to stay. Spacious rooms and lovely ambiance. We would certainly love to visit again. Owners made us feel so welcome.


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