Cottages in Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton, Devon - Peaceful Location on the Edge of Dartmoor
Set in 10 acres of West Devon's unspoilt countryside is Culverhayes which has two 17th century cob and stone cottages set in its grounds. Each cottage has been recently refurbished to a very high standard and has private gardens with wooden furniture and BBQs for outside entertaining. Situated in the village of Sampford Courtenay, a Devon heritage village "frozen in time" and famous for the Prayer Book Rebellion. There is a magnificent church, post office and a warm friendly 16th century thatched pub. The cottages are situated away from the well established tourist locations, offering peace and quiet, but only 4 miles from Dartmoor National Park and a half hour car journey from Exeter, a wonderful cathedral city. For aspiring gardeners there is Rosemoor and the Eden Project and for history lovers Torrington. Outdoor activities abound, horse riding, walking, cycling and fishing. Explore the many hamlets and villages. Sample the good quality food served in the quaint pubs.
Details for holiday Hopetown Cottage (4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6), 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms
Hopetown Cottage has been tastefully refurbished and fully equipped to the highest possible standard. Exposed beams and a cosy logfire make the cottage very welcoming. A fully integrated kitchen with fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave leads to a dining area from where you can walk out onto a patio with wooden table and chairs, comfortable loungers and a gas BBQ provided for outside dining. The lounge room with its log fire and comfortable Laura Ashley furniture contains a widescreen TV, DVD/CD players plus DAB radio and wireless internet link. Double doors lead out into the garden. A toilet and shower room complete the downstairs. Upstairs the master bedroom has a king size bed and en suite shower room. A further double bedroom and 2 single rooms share a family bathroom. Heating is by radiators in all rooms and bathrooms. Luxury bedlinen and towels are standard and on arrival we welcome our visitors with a basket of local produce.
About the Owner
Guestbook comments from the owner
"Fantastic hospitality and kindness" - Judith & Martin Dean.
Wow! wonderful cottage and grounds, lovely attention to detail - Margaret & Mark + 2.
Fantastic setting. The cottage is certainly 1st class. We will be back - Amanda & Chris - Kent.
Activity and Interests
Exeter Airport, 20 miles.
Exeter railway station 20 miles.
M4, M5, M6 motorways.
Car essential. Local bus to Exeter and Okehampton.
Walk to the village of Sampford Courtenay in a matter of minutes where there is a fine church, post office and friendly 16th century pub. Okehampton is 3 miles away. The town has 2 supermarkets, museum, cinema, nightclub, shops, restaurants and historic castle. Dartmoor National Park is 4 miles. Castle Drogo (National Trust) is worth visiting together with RHS Rosemoor and The Eden Project. The cathedral city of Exeter is 20 miles away.
Locally produced milk, eggs, meat, vegetables and cheese readily available at the many regular farmers markets. The local town of Hatherleigh has a market every Tuesday where everything is sold from livestock to books and bric-a-brac. There are many pubs and restaurants serving excellent food in the area.
- Booking Notes:
25% non-refundable deposit. The balance of the payment is due 8 weeks prior to the holiday. We will refund in full all monies paid should we need to cancel the booking.
Changeover day is Saturday. Accommodation will be ready from 4.00pm on the start day. Vacating the property no later than 10.00am on the last day.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the properties per week in UK Pounds.
Prices are inclusive of luxury linen/towels. All heating, logs, charcoal and a starter food pack containing local eggs, bacon, sausages, butter, cheese and milk.
- Available arrival
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
- 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- Bedroom 4
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: The cottages are well suited for children and well behaved dogs. Each cottage is equipped with a selection of DVDs and CDs and connected to the Internet. A selection of games and boardgames are also available. There is a secure lock-up if anyone wishes to bring their bicycle. Outside: Each cottage has a private garden with paved patio. Outdoor wooden furniture with comfortable cushions for outside dining. Sun loungers and sunshade together with a gas BBQ and utensils. 10 acres of grounds to let children and dogs to roam.