Boasley Cross near Okehampton, Devon
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Superb views over the surrounding meadows and hills make this three-bedroomed cottage the perfect base for families to explore the area. Situated seven miles from the busy market town of Okehampton and close to the extensive range of activities on offer at Dartmoor National Park including, pony trekking, cycling, water sports, climbing to name a few, you can even take a trip in a hot air balloon and view the spectacular vista from above.
With two spacious reception rooms and a large kitchen there is plenty of room for the whole family and the large private lawned garden at the side of the property is perfect for both children and dogs to let off steam, a spot of al fresco dining or unwinding with a drink in the outdoor hot tub.
The local village of Bridestowe is a short drive away and is home to a local shop while there are plenty of traditional local country pubs in the surrounding area where you can enjoy a drink and some excellent food. Okehampton boasts a variety of shops, cinema, pubs, heritage railway centre and a museum.
For those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city-life, Barley Meadow is the perfect choice, big skies, fresh air and unspoilt countryside combine with a warm welcome to provide an unforgettable break in one of the best loved tourist destinations in the country.
What to Expect
- Hot tub
- Broadband/Wi Fi
- Off road parking
- 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- TV with Freeview
- No smoking
- Washing Machine
- Pub 4 miles, shop 3 miles
- Large garden with seating area with stunning views
- Oil central heating
Two single and one double bedroom make this spacious accommodation perfect for families of 4 and the property can also be booked with Ref. 955362 sleeping 8 in total, also on the first floor is a family bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC. The ground floor consists of downstairs cloakroom, large kitchen with breakfast table, dining room and large living room with flatscreen TV, Freeview, DVD player, CD/radio and a selection of DVDs games and books to keep the whole family entertained, with oil central heating throughout Barley Meadow is the perfect choice for families or friends at any time of year.
Features and Facilities
The large private garden with lawn patio, and breathtaking views of the owner's ponies grazing in the surrounding meadows to the hills beyond is ideal as a safe play area for children or the family dog, while the adults unwind in the peaceful surroundings, enjoy al fresco dining and spend relaxing evenings gazing at the summer's night sky while enjoying a drink or two.
Barley Meadow is a rural retreat but there are also tons of things to see and do, most just a short drive away. Lovers of outdoor activities will be spoilt for choice here with a range of water sports on offer at nearby Roadford Reservoir, climbing, cycling, horse-riding, fishing and some scenic walks are also within easy reach.
Let's be honest we all need to get away from the stresses of modern day life now and then and there is no better place to restore your soul than the beautiful county of Devon.
Attractions and Activities
Most visitors are quite happy to spend their time relaxing and unwinding in and around their holiday home with hot tub but for those who want to do some sightseeing there is plenty on offer, why not visit the cathedral and Royal Albert Museum in Exeter just 23 miles away, the kids will love Crealy Great Adventure Park with its thrilling rides and attractions and there are numerous NT properties and gardens to enjoy within the county.
You are assured a warm welcome in Devon, with some of the mildest weather in the UK, beautiful beaches, moorland, picturesque villages and the English Riviera, it really is the perfect family holiday destination.
Book today and escape to the idyllic Devon countryside!