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Thorny Tallet

Okehampton, Devon (Ref. 1004685)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “On first site we were blow away , the looks , just has you go inside its all outstanding by not just how above , what has been spoking about , the cleanness of the place but all the rooms were large , the pictures, you have on your site just dose not give a clear view of how large the building was , Its so peaceful the people Clive and Lyn , were so help full even when I ask them for a better map has to fine places, were themselves outstanding in helping us to get around many places , to go to and the help again was top knowhow to which we thank them , they were just 1 phone call away when even when we were about to run out of logs for the log burner , Lyn was there with all the logs even more logs again thanks Lyn .”

    It was so relaxing , due to are illness we both have Again to thank Lyn and Clive, went over the mile for us we both thank you to having us to share your lovely home , we got back lot of free space of time to rebuild are strength back . Your 's Steven & Pat

    - Mr Cope, September 2020

The property

Thorny Tallet is a delightful barn conversion peacefully situated on a farm, just a few miles away from the bustling town of Okehampton.

Enjoying far-reaching views of the Dartmoor National Park from the hardcore track that leads to this real home-from-home.

It's a perfect base for a family seeking to explore all of the delights of this remote countryside setting.

Here, you will find two elegantly-styled bedrooms, comprising of a king-size double and a twin, each boasting ample storage and space to house your personal belongings.

On the ground floor, you will be pleased to find a welcoming sitting room, where the woodburning stove offers warmth during the chilly winter months, offering a tranquil space to tune into the TV.

Beyond here is the well-equipped kitchen/diner, where the designated chef of the group will find all of the essentials to whip up a delicious evening meal before settling down at the dining table to plan the day's ahead.

To the outside, you will find a small dining area for you and your loved ones to enjoy, whilst the large lawn area is perfect if you are bringing your canine companions along.

A short car journey will bring you into the bustling town of Okehampton, where you will be spoilt for choice by the shops, pubs and restaurants that await you to explore during your stay.

To keep you busy whilst staying at Thorny Tallet, brush up on the history by spending time at the medieval castle and the Museum of Dartmoor Life.

Alternatively, venture to the glorious Devonshire coastline, walk miles on the Dartmoor National Park and head to the Roadford Reservoir where you will find opportunities for watersports and fishing.

Thorny Tallet is a superb base for exploring this majestic location.


  • 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.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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