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Northwood Barn

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Okehampton, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • peaceful (4)
  • barn (4)
  • needed (3)
  • great (3)
  • comfortable (3)

6 Customer Reviews

  • "Cosy barn conversion and a good base for exploring the area."

    Clean and well presented.

    Reviewed by Owain4.4Apr 2024

  • "We had a wonderful 2 night stay at Northwood Barn, It was a last minute booking and the owners were extremely helpful allowing us to arrive quite late."

    A peaceful secluded spot with amazing views and great parking. The cottage had everything we needed to make our stay warm and comfortable. We will definitely recommend Northwood barn . Thank you x

    Reviewed by Asher5.0Mar 2024

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Northwood Barn."

    It was warm and cosy on arrival and we had all that we needed, plus plenty of space for the two of us and our large dog to be comfortable for the week. The location is great! Peaceful, tranquil, away from it all... yet handy for local shopping and easy access to Dartmoor and its many attractions. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Mar 2024

  • "It was very peaceful just what we wanted."

    It was easy to get to the moor and other places of interest.

    Reviewed by M5.0Sep 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage where we could enjoy a restful break together."

    Well resourced and beautifully decorated as well as comfortable beds and set in s peaceful, tranquil area. Thank you for a wonderful stay

    Hello Michelle and family. Thankyou for your comments and I’m glad you enjoyed it. Linda Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very nice small barn conversion with everything you needed."

    Lovely welcome pack to start the holiday off. Enclosed yard was perfect for our dog, as were the walks just minutes away in the woods and down to the river for a swim. Rural location was easy to find and far enough away from the town to be very quiet and dark at night, great for star gazing. Mountain biking in the woods was also a treat and loads of trails to choose from. Would definitely stay again.

    Thankyou Paul, Amanda and family for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Paul4.7Aug 2023

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with Smart TV, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with flame-effect electric fire
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Enclosed garden with patio, furniture and barbecue
  • One well behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.4 miles, pub 1.2 miles
  • Note: Restricted head height in bathroom

The property

Okehampton 2.8 miles.

Set just a short distance from the amenities of Okehampton, on the northern fringe of Dartmoor, is this inviting, two-bedroom cottage, Northwood Barn.

Surrounded by glorious countryside with ample off-road parking, Northwood Barn provides an ideal base for two couples or a family seeking an escape to rural Devon.

Enter through the stable door into the open-plan living space, where the head chef can take over the kitchen and rustle up something good, before gathering around the dining table to enjoy a leisurely meal.

Spend your down-time in the lounge, curling up on the sofa and browsing the Smart TV for something to watch.

Escape to the enclosed garden and relax on the patio furniture, enjoy a favourite tipple after a long day, or get the barbecue going for a grilled dinner.

When sleep calls, the upstairs plays host to two double bedrooms, one with Smart TV, served by a bathroom with choice of bath or shower over.

The market town of Okehampton is a short drive away and offers a host of supermarkets and eateries, including several traditional pubs, perfect for when you don’t fancy cooking.

Explore the ruins of Okehampton Castle, a prominent landmark and testament to the town’s medieval past, or explore several galleries and workshops that celebrate the creativity of local artists. Relax in beautiful Simmons Park in the centre of the town featuring a children's play area as well as woodland walkways and riverside paths.

The spectacular Dartmoor National Park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts; join the Tarka Trail for unspoiled countryside and local wildlife, including the iconic Dartmoor ponies or wander along the old railway to Meldon reservoir and enjoy stunning vistas.

If it’s a day on the coast you fancy, Devon and Cornwall’s bustling resorts are a short drive away, including beautiful beaches and plenty of watersport activities, whilst the city of Exeter offers a welcome change of scenery, boasting a thriving shopping scene.

All this and more awaits at Northwood Barn.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Exeter 23 miles.

Okehampton is a busy market town on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park and near the highest and most dramatic areas of the moor, where Yes Tor rises to a height above 2000 feet. To the north of Okehampton are some beautiful rolling Devon hills where small farming villages nestle amidst woods and fields with plenty of gently flowing rivers. The fabulous Roadford Reservoir offers a multitude of watersport activities and fishing opportunities. Okehampton has a prominent medieval castle overlooking a wooded river valley, the Museum of Dartmoor Life and Okehampton train station, which has been restored to its 1950s glory: The Dartmoor Line now operates a service between Okehampton and Exeter every hour, 7 days a week. The town also has access to fabulous walks and Simmons Park where you’ll find a children’s adventure playground. This area of Devon has plenty of farm shops and country inns serving good food where visitors can spend time relaxing and unwinding amongst unspoilt countryside.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas