Okehampton 2 miles.
This idyllic 16th Century, Grade II listed semi-detached thatched cottage with exposed beams is set next door to the owner’s house in a very peaceful area.
This property is steeped in history and situated close to the site of an old priory, and even includes reclaimed stone from that original building.
The rural hamlet of Brightley, is perched on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, near Okehampton.
With the owner providing a warm welcome to guests, with plenty of local knowledge guaranteed to inspire, this cosy cottage is ideal for anyone interested in the history of the area.
The sitting room has a feature fireplace with woodburner, incorporated with a sixteenth century bread oven, with the option of a double sofa bed, ideal for relaxing after a day’s walk on Dartmoor.
The kitchen is light and bright and overlooks the large lawned garden.
Upstairs is the light, spacious bedroom, with a TV and two armchairs, where you can sit and enjoy the lovely views of the river and Abbeyford woods.
Relax outside this charming cottage in the large lawned garden, which is a quiet sheltered area suitable for birdwatching and tea drinking.
Brightley is a pretty hamlet with traditional country cottages in the River Okement valley, with Priory Cottage within a few yards to both the River Ockment and Abbeyford Woods, a delightful place for walks with the dog.
This rural area 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.
Also nearby is Castle Drogo; a National Trust property which is dramatically situated above the River Teign, and the Museum of Dartmoor Life in the market town of Okehampton.
A must in this area is a trip to discover both the north coast, where you can visit places such as Bude and Widemouth Bay, and south coast to discover areas such as Exmouth and Teignmouth.
A lovely cottage in a quiet rural hamlet.