Barn Cottage

Sticklepath near Okehampton, Devon (Ref. 13009)

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
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Trafalgar Lodge Cottages

These two romantic Sticklepath cottages are situated in the pretty Dartmoor village of Sticklepath. Both very different, yet as comfortable and welcoming as each other, one of these Dartmoor cottages is a characterful, detached barn conversion with high beamed ceilings, wooden floors, rustic-style furnishings and a woodburner, while the other is a bright and airy, self-contained apartment adjoining the owner’s home, set high on a grassy knoll overlooking the village. Both these Sticklepath holiday homes have an open plan living area, an en-suite bedroom, a private patio area and use of the owner’s large garden, and if booked together, guests can enjoy the differing delights that both of these Dartmoor cottages have to offer. Surrounded by stunning grounds awash with whispering pine trees, this is a wonderful place to relax, unwind and enjoy a gentle stroll to admire the magnificent views. Sticklepath is a pretty village with traditional country cottages lining the main street, a couple of pubs, a village shop and the renowned Finch Foundry (NT) which is open to visitors giving demonstrations of the fascinating 19th century water-powered forge in working order. Sticklepath is surrounded by ample opportunities for country pursuits including magnificent Dartmoor walks, cycling on the 30-mile Tarka Trail, pony trekking across the wilds of the moor and fishing on the local lakes. A short drive from this Sticklepath cottage will take you to a variety of visitor attractions including Dingles Steam Village and fairground museum, Castle Drogo (NT) dramatically situated above the River Teign, and the Museum of Dartmoor Life in the market town of Okehampton. These Sticklepath cottages make a fantastic base for exploring all this area has to offer and more.

The property

This attractive barn conversion is in the owner's extensive grounds, on the edge of the Dartmoor village of Sticklepath.

This Sticklepath cottage makes an ideal romantic retreat, boasting beams, wooden floors and a cosy woodburner, and has its own patio area with furniture, along with shared use of the owner's garden, so you can enjoy a gentle stroll to admire the magnificent views.

A rural delight and an ideal base for exploring Dartmoor.

Note: This property is adjacent to Ref.

21618, together they sleep 4.


One king-size double bedroom with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner.


Oil central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Two Z-beds available on request. Off road parking for 1 car. Private patio with furniture at front of cottage plus shared use of owner's garden. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 10 mins walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

Guest Reviews


    • “A lovely place to stay, the owners were really welcoming and friendly. A very good standard of property to stay, would recommend your site to friends.”

    Mr Kerry, Leamington Spa, April 2015

    • “Lovely setting in the grounds of the owners property with excellent views. It was a short walk to the village with its local pub serving good home cooked food which was good value. There was walking access to Dartmoor from the house. The owners were very friendly and helpful.”

    Mrs Tebay, Weston-super-Mare, March 2015

    • “Peaceful and quiet, undisturbed holiday. Pub and shop were in easy walking distance. Lovely place to stay, will definitely be going back.”

    Mr Gosling, Sidmouth, December 2014

    • “The owner was friendly, approachable and knowledgeable about the area plus he gave us some very good tips on local places to visit and to eat and drink. The property is in a very good location for visiting both Cornwall and Devon, as it was only a short drive to the A30, plus it is close enough to easily walk to the village.”

    Mr Hooks, Epsom, September 2014

    • “Peace and quiet with ample space.”

    Mr Gokavi, Roleystone, September 2014

    • “Barn Cottage was an extremely peaceful place to stay. We loved the large, airy room with all the windows onto the garden. We even saw a little shrew running along the windowsill behind the wood burner! It was also a great central location for trips to the North or South coast, or walking on Dartmoor.”

    Miss Murphy, Huddersfield, August 2014

    • “A beautiful location with extremely friendly and welcoming owners. A good location for visiting any destinations, would definitely recommend this cottage.”

    Mrs Bellingham, Newton Aycliffe, July 2014

    • “The location was good, the barn is a good size, it was warm and light. The host was friendly and informative.”

    Mr Escalante, Petersfield, April 2014

    • “The cottage is fantastic, great location, owners on site were incredibly friendly and helpful. We will definitely book again at this location. We thought it looked great on the website but the pictures don't do the property justice.”

    Mr Harper, Andover, March 2014

    • “Good location, perfect for a cosy short stay. Owner very helpful and very willing to please.”

    Mr Baily, Alresford, December 2013

    • “The venue itself was much larger than expected, and they had made it especially homely for Christmas with a tree. It was quiet and peaceful in beautiful surroundings, exactly what we wanted.”

    Miss Cant, London, December 2013

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About the location


Okehampton 5 miles.

Situated in the heart of Devon, the small village of Sticklepath lies on the Northern edge of Dartmoor alongside the river Taw. As well as a village shop and pub, Sticklepath boasts one of the interesting exhibits of industrial archaeology in Devon. Finch Foundry (National Trust) was renowned for years as producing the finest sharp edged tradesman tools in the West country. Three massive waterwheels have been restored and visitors can see the dusty noisy working environment just as it was in the 19th century. From Sticklepath there are plentiful Dartmoor walks on your doorstep and the Tarka Trail runs through the village which can be explored on foot or by cycle. There are several nearby reservoirs that can be fished including Fernworthy, which is close to the pretty Dartmoor town of Chagford, and provides excellent bird watching as well as a circular lakeside walk. Sticklepath and its surrounding villages also run several events during the year, some of the more popular ones include: The Sticklepath Summer Ball, The Sticklepath Fireworks Display, and The South Zeal Folk Festival.

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