Exterior | Stargazing Retreat - Tythecombe, Merton, near Okehampton
Open plan living space | Stargazing Retreat - Tythecombe, Merton, near Okehampton
Merton, near Okehampton

Tythecombe - Stargazing Retreat

  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 2 pets allowed
Pets stay free
Hot Tub


out of 5

This lovely one bedroom lodge has a hot tub, countryside views and a wood burner, making it an ideal retreat at any time of year.
5 steps to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner, 32" Freeview Smart TV, Alexa Smart speaker and Bi-folding doors leading to garden.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With gas oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom: With kingsize bed and 24" Freeview Smart TV.
Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Doggy extras. External utility room with washing machine. Enclosed garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Hot tub for 5 (private). 2 dogs welcome, to be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: No children under 18 years. There is an unfenced stream in the garden.
Located in the unspoilt North Devon countryside between Okehampton and Great Torrington, Tythecombe Stargazing Retreat is somewhere to escape to and enjoy all the countryside has to offer. A host of fantastic amenities are offered to give you the tranquil trip that you deserve.
Begin your exploration of this unique holiday home as you walk into the cosy and inviting open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The well equipped kitchen has all mod cons for enjoying a home-cooked meal for two. The wood burner in the living room offers a relaxing sanctuary, after a busy day exploring the Devonshire countryside. The beautifully presented bedroom has a kingsize bed and a sky light above, which is perfect for stargazing at night. The adjacent shower room has a walk-in rain shower. To top off this beautiful property, there is a hot tub on the private decking area, a fire pit with barbeque grill, plenty of outdoor seating in a large private enclosed garden. A welcome pack, dressing gowns and slippers will be provided, and the property has an off-road allocated parking space.
There are numerous walks directly from the lodge into the countryside and neighbouring estate. The Tarka Trail for great cycling and walking is 2 miles away. The village of Merton is half a mile from the lodge and here you will find a local pub. There are stunning beaches at Woolacombe and Sandymouth, and you can enjoy a day out at Hartland. The towns of Great Torrington and Bideford lie close by, where you will find most amenities and at Bideford’s quay you can book a trip to Lundy Island.
Beach lovers will delight in the wide sandy beaches, the nearest being the lovely beaches at Instow and Westward Ho!. There are numerous National Trust properties in the surrounding area to enjoy, including Arlington Court and Castle Drogo. Cycle hire on the Tarka Trail can be arranged at Great Torrington and there is golf, fishing and horse riding all available locally. Pub ½ mile. Beach 14 miles.


    Awarded for achieving an overall rating of 4.75 or higher

    Customers' Choice 2022, 2023


Customers' Choice
Decorated at Christmas
Detached Property
Enclosed garden or patio
Garden or Patio
Grouped Property
Hot Tub Privacy - Private
Open Fire or Woodburner
Open Plan
Parking - On Site
Pet - More Than Dog Friendly
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Romantic Getaways
Shower Cubicle
Unique Cottages
Walk In Shower or Bath
Washing Machine
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 2 pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please