Brightley Mill Barn is a superb detached upside down cottage situated in the hamlet of Brightley two miles from the market town of Okehampton. This cottage sleeps three people in two ground floor bedrooms, consisting of one king-size double and one single, together with a ground floor bathroom with roll-top bath. The cottage also has a first floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Outside the property there's off road parking for six cars. Brightley Mill Barn is an excellent base for a couple or small family.
Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single. Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
Oil underfloor heating downstairs with woodburning stove. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Shared off road parking for 6 cars. Secure bike storage. Front paved area and patio garden with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 miles. Note: Limited headroom in single bedroom. Note: Stairs open direct into open plan living area. Note: Children over 12 years only.
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. 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.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!