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Customer's Choice 2015

Shippen Cottage

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Southcott, nr. Okehampton
Grade 5 Star rating
Customer's Choice 2015
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Surrounded by 25 acres of woodland and walks to enjoy, part of a small group of artisan studios, with master potters, wood and metal workers, but close to Okehampton.

This beautifully converted adjoining barn is situated in a rural location just outside the town of Okehampton and is surrounded by 25 acres of woodland and walks that guests can enjoy during their stay. The cottage is part of Kigbeare Studios, which is made up of a small group of master potters, wood and metal workers and their studios. The location is ideal holiday base from which to explore the North Cornwall and Devon areas. Close to Okehampton, which is the gateway to Dartmoor National Park. Stunning beaches at Woolacombe and Sandymouth. Enjoy a day out at Hartland and visit the lighthouse, quay and the fishing village at Clovelly. Shop and pub 3 miles.

Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed; one with en-suite shower room, toilet and double sink. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Spacious living/dining room with wood-burning stove, beams, kitchen area and wooden floor.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Courtyard with patio and furniture
  • Shared 25-acre natrual woodland
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • No children under 5 yrs
  • NB: Stream in grounds 500 yards

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Customer’s ChoiceCustomer’s Choice
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Luxury CollectionLuxury Collection
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection
  • Green SchemeGreen Scheme

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 20/05/2016
    Been working in Devon nearly 2 years and just found this gem. Fantastic place, cottage inside been updated beautifully very comfortable. Would recommend this to everyone.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/05/2016
    Great cottage, can't fault it!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/02/2016
    Excellent but the drive to the cottage needs getting used to.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 09/10/2015
    Shippen Cottage is a lovely place to stay. The owners have clearly given a lot of thought and attention to detail to make it a real home from home. You can imagine living there, rather than it being "just" a holiday cottage. Of course, if you don't like the idea of driving for 3 miles along a single track lane (with the possibility of having to reverse for on-coming farm vehicles) then the location may not be for you. But for us this all added to the charm and the feeling of "getting away from it all". This house is highly recommended and definitely a place for a return visit.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/09/2015
    Everything great. Although not a problem to us, Internet connectivity was slow due to the rural location.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 19/06/2015
    probably the best or one of the best locations and best accommodation we have experienced in our lives. The owners have created a special place which I am sure can only improve (if possible) although in its present form there are no comparisons. very well done and we hope to return in the future.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 22/05/2015
    lovely holiday very peaceful great location , perhapes not so easy for young children but first class place to stay really enjoyed the whole time we were there

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