Heather cottage sleeps two guests and is a unique little gem of a holiday cottage, with its own private entrance, parking area and lovely sunny garden which is full of indigenous plants such as ferns, heathers, wisteria, mosses, honeysuckle and ivy. There are two small stone built ponds which perfectly add to the charm and the Dartmoor theme of the garden.
The Cottage sleeps two guests and has been awarded 4 Stars by VisitBritain. It is surrounded by its own garden trees and the owners large private garden and guests may have the use of a hot tub privately.
Ideally placed, Heather Cottages is located on the outskirts of vibrant market town of Okehampton, conveniently close to the main A30, and within easy strolling distance of the Moor. The town's many amenities are eight minute's away on foot including a cinema, Waitrose for stocking up on provisions, selection of pubs and restaurants for a meal out, and shops to browse local produce including a quality butcher and bakers. There are also excellent antique shops, the Museum of Rural Crafts, two golf courses for those who fancy a round, wooded mountain bike trails (including the granite way cycle path - bring your own bike or hire one locally from Devon Cycle Hire), a gallery displaying local artwork and crafts and Okehampton's medieval castle just outside the town.
Centrally located in Devon, Okehampton provides a superb base for exploring Devon's beautiful north and south coasts, both unique with their own charm. It is an ideal touring base for visiting the many attractions that both Devon and Cornwall including the world farmous Eden Project which is only a one hour drive away. This is an ideal holiday destination for walkers, nature lovers, cyclists and all those who want a taste of country livign with the benefit close to hand of all the conveniences that a small town has to offer.
Three night short breaks available all year - unfortunately a discount is not offered for two nights
Yvette Martin joined Independent Cottages in March 2011
Heather Cottage has plenty of off road parking and also offers guests wireless internet both inside and in the garden, for those who need to keep in touch with the outside world.
Additional information: Guests may have the use of a hot tub privately. The Cottage is centrally heated. Bed linen, towels, heating, linen, electricity and a welcome pack are included in the price. Many little extras are also included such as toilet rolls, washing-up liquid, tea, coffee and soap. Well behaved dogs welcome by arrangement at no extra charge. Flexible changeover day is offered along with short breaks (three days minimum) all year round. No children except by prior request (at parents risk due to ponds). Cooked meals can also be prepared at prior request. If you would like to indulge in a very special welcome, how about our 'Silver Package' for £45 that will include champagne, roses and chocolates on arrival - please speak to the owner to arrange this.
Star Rating: 4 Star
Available now at incredibly reasonable rates: Starting from £195 per three night short break. Near to the Youth Hostel,with activities from horse. riding to mountain biking, kayaking and surfing.