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Bracon Cottage

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7 Nights See prices

  • £480  to  £960

Availability View full calendar

Short Breaks From

  • £75 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children

    No Children

  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    1 Dog

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Off-Road Parking

About Bracon Cottage

Bracon Cottage is a picture-perfect thatched cottage right on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. With its beamed ceilings, original fireplaces and range cooker, it epitomises country-cottage charm, providing ample space for up to four people to sleep in two very comfortable bedrooms. The cottage is spacious enough for friends but cosy enough for couples who prefer not to share a bedroom. Set in the very heart of the village of Sticklepath, the cottage is within 100 yards of two excellent pubs (The Taw River and Devonshire Inns) and a well stocked shop and café.

Sticklepath will soon feel wonderfully familiar. The tiny Dartmoor village dates back to the 11th Century and is close to the River Taw where there is a footpath leading to neighbouring Belstone and out onto the moors. The National Trust Finch Foundry is at its heart and, despite its population of just 450 people, the village has a vibrant feel and a friendly, active community. Another footpath links the foundry to the Museum of Life in nearby Okehampton, with other local trails including the Tarka Trail, The Granite Way and The West Devon Way. There are also excellent mountain bike and cycling trails in the area, with bike hire available close to Okehampton, a 10-minute drive away.

The market town of Okehampton is packed with resources to help you make the most of your holiday. There are supermarkets, independently owned shops and boutiques in the Victorian arcade, cafes, restaurants and pubs, a weekly market every Saturday morning, and attractions that include Okehampton Castle. Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre with its extensive collection of fairground rides is 20 minutes away.

Exeter is about a half an hour's drive from the door, with its excellent variety of shops and a magnificent cathedral. You are also close enough to the beaches of Devon and Cornwall to enjoy a day or two at the seaside.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jenny & Peter Pledge joined Independent Cottages in November 2020


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Dartmoor)

Accommodation Comprises:

Bracon Cottage is a mid-terrace thatched cottage with lots of original features, including oak beams and inglenook fireplace. Accommodation is over two levels.


  • From the front door an inner porch opens to the dual aspect country-style kitchen/diner. The cabinets and work surfaces are hand-crafted in oak, complemented by the Belfast sink. There is a modern electric range cooker with induction hob set in the original fireplace and a dining table and four chairs. Appliances include a dishwasher, microwave and washing machine.
  • Ample seating on two sofas and a window seat in the sitting room. The inglenook fireplace has an electric wood burner style fire to provide cosy ambience. There is a TV with Freesat channels, DVD player and the cottage has WiFi throughout.
  • Rear hall with stairs rising to the first floor with ample space to hang coats and leave shoes.
  • Cloakroom with a WC and a handbasin.


  • Both bedrooms are similarly spacious and furnished with a kingsize bed, bedside tables with reading lights, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers. They each have original floorboards and beams.
  • At the end of the landing the spacious bathroom has a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: From the back door the paved courtyard has a table and four chairs and leads out to the private parking space suitable for a medium sized car. Next to this is a gate to the private enclosed garden which has a lawn edged with flower beds, trees and shrubs. There is small patio with a dining table, four chairs and a parasol perfectly positioned to catch the sun.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. Please bring your own tea towels. One well-behaved dog is welcome with the owner's prior agreement. Due to the age and the layout of the cottage, it is not suitable for guests who use a wheelchair. Smoking is not permitted.

Bracon Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 30th Oct 2021 - Fri, 17th Dec 2021
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 1st Jan 2022 - Fri, 7th Jan 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 8th Jan 2022 - Fri, 25th Mar 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 26th Mar 2022 - Fri, 1st Apr 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 2nd Apr 2022 - Fri, 15th Apr 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 16th Apr 2022 - Fri, 22nd Apr 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 23rd Apr 2022 - Fri, 13th May 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (2 Kings)
1 dog welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
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Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Jenny & Peter Pledge
Member Since November 2020

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