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The Shippen

Patchole, near Barnstaple, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating


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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Pets 2
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This lovely barn conversion offers character and contemporary interiors while being an ideal base for exploring the local countryside.

Located in the quiet hamlet of Patchole, these converted detached holiday barns (HSSW and HRRG), offer a combination of both character and contemporary design. Spacious accommodation goes hand in hand with very good facilities and all the modern conveniences guests may require during their stay. Both barns overlook the courtyard of the owner’s farmhouse with sitting-out areas. Patchole is set in the heart of the North Devon countryside and is well suited for exploring this area. At Croyde and Woolacombe, some of the best and cleanest surf beaches in the country can be found, as well as many smaller coves and bays. Barnstaple, the regional town, offers a range of shops. Shop 1 mile, pub 2 miles.

Open-plan living room with sofa bed (alternative sleeping only)/dining room with slate floor and kitchen area. Double bedroom with 5ft bed and TV. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Spacious sitting room with sofa bed (alternative sleeping only), beams and wooden floor. Double bedroom with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin beds on request), TV and en-suite shower with toilet.

  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Washer/dryer
  • Table-top freezer
  • Garden with courtyard and furniture

  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • iPod dock
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Wi-fi
  • Shared use of 4-acre landscaped natural grounds with sitting-out area and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Fresh eggs on arrival (subject to availability)
  • Natural water supply from well
  • Welcome pack
  • Pets free of charge, to be kept on a lead (chickens in grounds)
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • NB: Stream in grounds

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  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Stairgate
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/04/2019
    We had a great week in the Shippen. It was our first holiday with a dog in tow and it couldn't have been better. We were made to feel very welcome and the rooms were all very comfortable. The converted barn has been tastefully re-decorated and had everything we needed. We cooked in a lot of the time and even had a bbq one night (in early April!) There was some great info about dog friendly beaches and pubs all within a short drive and we made the most of as many as we could! The courtyard outside was a nice sun trap in the afternoons and it was also great to have the bigger field behind the house for the children & dog to play in. There are no amenities in walking distance which didn't bother us but may not appeal to some people, but all in all, a fabulous place to stay.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 29/03/2019
    Lovely peaceful location, friendly and welcoming hosts, great access to Exmoor and the coast. Would definitely return.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/10/2018
    Lovely cottage - beautiful part of the country.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 19/10/2018
    Amazing and beautiful barn/cottage. Fantastic hosts, very knowledgeable of the local area. The perfect place to unwind and relax. Lovely walks directly from the door.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 15/06/2018
    The cottage is lovely, clean and well equipt. It's in quite location up a country lane. The owners are on site and they are lovely people, very friendly and helpful. The only draw back is the garden, although each cottage has its own allowcated bit of garden, the dogs have access, which is fine if they are both friendly and you don't mind someone elses dog wondering in to you property and eating your dogs biscuits! The gardens could be separated with a simple trellis fence that would make it great! Also the bathroom with the bath could do with a hand rail to help oldies like us to get in and out of the shower/bath. But I would most defernatly reccomend this property. There is a great paddock to walk your dog. you won't be disappointed, take lots of dog biscuits.

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9.6 out of 10 – based on 8 reviews collected by Reevoo
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