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Thorny Tallet

Okehampton, Devon (Ref. 1004685)



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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
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  • “Lovely cottage clean welcoming.”

    Owners text to see if we arrived safe and if we needed anything.

    Owners text to see if we arrived safe and if we needed anything.

    - Mrs Moon, September 2021

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The property

Situated on a farm, at the end of the short farm track with captivating views from the drive towards the Dartmoor National Park, is Thorny Tallet.

This wonderful barn conversion is ideally situated for a traditional family holiday in the remote countryside setting of Devon, with a well-equipped base to retire to each evening.

Upon entering the property, you will be welcomed in by the spacious sitting room, which boasts plenty of character and charm.

Be delighted by exposed brick fireplace which houses a roaring wood burning stove and offers comfort during those chilly winter months.

Look forward to curling up on the striking blue sofas which rest in front of the TV, where you and your loved ones can catch up on your favourite TV shows or select a DVD to enjoy as the evening draws to a close.

Beyond here is the well-equipped kitchen, where you will find everything you need to cater for yourselves during a week-long break with your loved ones.

The charming interior is continued into the two well-presented bedrooms, comprising of a king-size double and a twin.

Each evening you can look forward to retiring to the refreshing interior of the two bedrooms, where you will be delighted by the quality linens and the ample storage and space.

During the warmer months, spend a moment or two within the garden area, where you can enjoy a spot of alfresco dining whilst your canine companion roams the large lawn area, with views across the countryside setting to enjoy.

If you can tear yourself away from this base, venture into the bustling town of Okehampton, where you will be delighted to find a vast array of shops, pubs and restaurants to suit all ages and tastes.

Brush up on the local history by spending time at the medieval castle which overlooks a wooded river valley and the 1950s style train station which runs a scenic trip up to Meldon.Just beyond Okehampton is the majestic Dartmoor National Park where you will find a magnitude of walking opportunities, as well as the Roadford Reservoir with opportunities for watersports and fishing.

Thorny Tallet is a superb base for an action-packed holiday with loved ones.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating with woodburning stove
  • Microwave, washing machine, electric oven and hob, TV with DVD player and WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Enclosed garden area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (supplement for second dog)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub within 5.4 miles, shop within 6.2 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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 (where Tourist Information can be found) and Okehampton train station, which has been restored to its 1950s glory running trains along a scenic route to Meldon the highest station in southern England. The town also has spectacular views across Dartmoor, 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter