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West Nymph Holly Hock Cottage

Okehampton (5mls E), Dartmoor
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Located on the edge of the awe inspiring Dartmoor National Park
  • Superb views of the grounds and lake
  • Relaxing private hot tub in enclosed patio area for enjoyment
  • A beauty treatment room is available on-site offering a range of treatments
  • One of three beautifully converted barns in the heart of Dartmoor
Property code: 31862

This beautifully located barn conversion right in the heart of rugged Dartmoor, is the perfect place to unwind in stunning, natural surroundings.

With Dartmoor on your doorstep and your Devon home surrounded by a working farm, there is no place better to experience true Devon life. Of course, if the beach is what you’re after, it’s easy to hop on the A30 and drive to either the north or south coast of Devon, where sandy beaches and good waves are waiting to be explored and surfed. Close by, the cathedral city of Exeter offers a wide range of boutique shops, pretty-cobbled streets and independent eateries. Other attractions, which are within easy reach of the property include countless National Trust properties and gardens, castles to explore and long walks to ramble. You can also take advantage of the owner's beauty treatment room on site which offers a range treatments (please book directly with the owner)

Holly Hock Cottage has three bedrooms, which include one king-size with TV and en-suite shower and WC, one king-size with TV and one twin. The chic family bathroom has a free standing bath, separate walk-through shower and WC. There is also a separate bathroom with shower over bath and WC on the ground floor. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner has a wood burner (with first bag of logs provided), a Smart TV/DVD and French doors which lead out onto the private patio area. If you would prefer to stay in to cook than go out, the kitchen offers guests an electric double oven with hob, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. There is also a utility cupboard with a washing machine and tumble dryer.

The private patio area has garden furniture, a private hot tub and a BBQ. There are also three lakes on the farm, with one which has been stocked with carp, tench and roach for fishing. For the children, there is a shared play area which includes an enclosed trampoline, various swings for all ages and sizes, sandpit and trapeze. Guests can also visit the farm animals and collect free range eggs from the chickens. Ample off-road parking is available.

  • 3 bedrooms, 2 king-size bedrooms (1 with en-suite)
  • 1 twin. 1 en-suite shower with WC,
  • 1 family bathroom with bath, shower and WC,
  • 1 shower over bath and WC
  • Kitchen with double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Woodburner with first bag of logs provided
  • Electric and underfloor heating provided
  • Bath robes provided
  • Utility cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Fishing lake available on site
  • Stabling for horses available by prior arrangement
  • Trampoline, swings, sandpit and trapeze all available in shared play area
  • WiFi included
  • Hot tub
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Offroad parking
  • Bike storage available
  • Complex of 3 properties
  • Smart TV/DVD
  • A beauty treatment room is available on-site offering a range of treatments (please book direct with the owner)
  • Beach 30 miles away, pub and shop 2 miles away
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Julie Clarke

This property is personally managed by Julie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Maureen 30th April 2022

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Excellent property, extremely comfortable and well equipped. Owner very friendly and helpful, so much to do especially for children we hardly went out at all! Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Deborah 16th April 2022

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The most beautiful, peaceful place to stay. Extremely clean. Welcome basket was a lovely touch and much appreciated. The grounds are amazing. Perfect for children and our dogs to run about. Particularly loved the on-site beauty therapy!! Location great for both shopping and beach lovers. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Suzanne 9th April 2022

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Reviewed by Hazel 26th March 2022

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Fantastic week Great hosts Stunning accomodation - everything there you can hold need Beautiful setting

Reviewed by Meryl 10th December 2021

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Reviewed by Wendy 3rd December 2021

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Outstanding property. Everything was as advertised, spotless, warm, luxurious and great to relax in the hot tub, especially in December. Excellent value for money. Everything was provided. Welcome pack was both helpful and generous. It made it extra special as the Christmas tree was all lit up for our arrival which our 3 and a half year old granddaRead moreughter was very excited about. Jefferey was very friendly and helpful. My granddaughter loved the play area and all the animals. Fabulous ! Hide

Reviewed by Helen 30th October 2021

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Great week at a great place.

Reviewed by Janette 25th September 2021

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Beautiful cottage, equipped with everything you could possibly want. Enjoyed the hot tub. Fishing in lake was fun and plenty of fish caught! Will visit again soon!

Reviewed by John 4th September 2021

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Reviewed by Sara 28th August 2021

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Absolutely fantastic property, beautifully furnished and incredibly well equipped. The location is stunning and the huge grounds beautifully maintained. This is my 6th visit and we will without doubt be back.

Reviewed by Suzanne 21st August 2021

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Absolutely amazing week. Cottage is beautiful, and every detail has been thought out to make your stay as perfect as possible. The grounds are equally impressive and we loved visiting the animals on site. It couldnt have been a more perfect week.

Reviewed by Ian 14th August 2021

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Reviewed by Alan 7th August 2021

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Reviewed by Mark 31st July 2021

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Our second visit to the farm, Holly Hock cottage is just perfect. The kids had so much space to play, they loved the farm animals and we all had a wonderful 7 days. The barn conversion looks amazing, so clean, spacious and cosy. The hob tub was used many times helping to unwind and forget about work and other life worries. Thank You Lorraine and JeRead moreff for another amazing holiday. Some places we visited and recommend are Crealy Park, South Devon Railway, Pennywell Farm and Tom Cobley Tavern. Hide

Reviewed by Derek 24th July 2021

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This was our fourth stay at West Nymph, twice in Lakeside and twice in Holly Hock, and we hope to return yet again as soon as we are able. All three cottages are truly 5* in terms of quality of accommodation, location, setting and facilities and the icing on the cake is the friendly welcome from Jeff, Lorraine and their family. If you are looking fRead moreor rest and relaxation in a peaceful and beautiful setting, West Nymph delivers every time. Hide

Reviewed by Tracey 26th June 2021

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A fantastic house part of a complex of 3 holidays cottages, set on a farm, loads of green space to walk round the lakes, and some amazing views from the cottages and hot tubs. Everything you could possible need is provided together with a huge welcome bundle of treats. Owners on hand if ever you need them. A beautiful peaceful shepherds hut on siteRead more provides all the usual beauty treatments which is a great bonus. Rural location nearest town is 15minutes in the car but everything you need is there Hide

Reviewed by Lorna 19th June 2021

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Reviewed by Gillian 29th May 2021

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The holiday home exceeded our expectations The owners were always on hand to sort out any issues Couldnt fault it

Reviewed by Wendy 15th May 2021

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Holly Hock cottage was just amazing. A welcome hamper on arrival was a lovely touch. There is so much space and everything you need to make your stay comfortable. Very clean. And the eggs on site are a must. Would highly recommend this cottage for a family hols. We would love to come back again.

Reviewed by Suzanne 8th May 2021

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As amazing as last time. Lorraine and Geoff have it just perfect in every way. The kids enjoyed every moment exploring the farm, especially seeing a new baby calf and ducklings. We can't wait to come back!

Reviewed by Mick 24th April 2021

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Best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in - all facilities were first class You usually get the basic furniture etc, but here it was like being at home ,the quality was outstanding. Outside spaces are outstanding too and everywhere was clean and tidy The location was great for the coast and Dartmoor - scenery was outstanding The owner was such a Read morenice man, so easy to talk to and how his business has developed over the years was really interesting. Hide

Reviewed by Robert 17th April 2021

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This was an extremely comfortable cottage with everything in it we needed. Very well run. Excellently equipped kitchen which we used 6 out of 7 nights due to lockdown eating out restrictions. We loved visiting all the farm animals and collecting eggs every morning. The on-site beauty treatments with Chloe ( we had 4) were very good, and the facial Read morewas truly excellent. We didnt catch any fish (it was too cold) so will be coming back for a re-run of that bit in the summer! Hide

Reviewed by Paul 12th April 2021

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Reviewed by Taylor 11th October 2020

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Reviewed by Michael 3rd October 2020

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A Lovly peaceful place a five star property. Owner was a gem very helpful

Reviewed by Kerry 19th September 2020

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Really lovely stay set in beautiful grounds. Thought the welcome gifts were a nice touch- even for the dogs too. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Susan 12th September 2020

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Absolute Superb Holiday. Location, comfort, absolutely everything. This has to be one of the most relaxing Holiday Cottage we have rented.

Reviewed by Natasha 5th September 2020

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Beautiful location, gorgeous property very spacious, all around lovely place

Reviewed by Simon 29th August 2020

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Amazing accommodation, the walk-through shower was very popular with the girls. So much on-site for the children we virtually didn't have to go out!

Reviewed by Richard 8th August 2020

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We were so comfortable in Hollyhock Cottage, a luxurious experience for the 6 of us. Well thought out layout so that we were never on top of each other. We had postponed from May and it was truly worth the wait. If you want an exceptional quality break in the Devon countryside you will not be disappointed .

Reviewed by Helen 1st August 2020

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Beautiful cottage, clean and comfortable with stunning views. Attention to detail of high standard and the owners are very thoughtful and nothing is too much trouble. There is a hot tub, lakes and a large play area that the children love, including a great tree swing next to the lake. There are also farm animals to see, and you can collect your ownRead more eggs for breakfast . We have visited twice now and we shall definitely be returning. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 25th July 2020

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We had a wonderful stay here with our two children aged 6 and 12. The kids loved the farm animals and playground. The barn is just perfect. Jeff made sure we had everything we needed. Five Stars see you next year.

Reviewed by Gavin 18th July 2020

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was a lovely position, very peaceful

Reviewed by Juliette 11th July 2020

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Reviewed by S 4th July 2020

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Wonderful week away post lockdown - and we felt very confident about being in HollyHock. Such a welcome and a really lovely place to relax and wind down. Our teenagers loved the big swing, especially! (not to mention the ponies and donkeys!). Hot tub was wonderful too.

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