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The Shippon

Pyworthy, near Bude, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating


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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 0
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The Shippon is in an ideal location for exploring the countryside of Devon and the beautiful sandy beaches of north Cornwall.

Step to entrance (with ramp access). All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space:
With beams.
Living area:
With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and French doors leading to patio.
Dining area: With French doors leading to garden.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
Bedroom: With kingsize bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Freezer available (shared). Welcome pack. Small enclosed garden with patio and garden furniture. 1-acre landscaped grounds with seating area (shared with owner). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is a fenced pond and 3 steps in the grounds.

Nestled within glorious Devon countryside and within a few miles from the Cornish border, The Shippon is a semi-detached barn conversion and is the perfect relaxing retreat for couples wanting to escape and unwind at any time of year. This pretty cottage has a sunny aspect and a lovely patio area to sit out with a morning coffee and plan your day, or relax in the evening with an alfresco supper. Guests are also welcome to sit in the shared area beside the large natural pond soaking up the lovely country views.
The historic market town of Holsworthy is just 3 miles away, and has a good selection of local shops, supermarket, town amenities, golf club and an indoor swimming pool and leisure centre. The village of Pyworthy with its popular village inn with restaurant is just 2 miles and there are several other good village inns within an easy drive to take a break from the cooking.
The golden sands of Bude and Widemouth Bay are 8 miles away, with excellent surfing, pretty coves and dramatic coastal walks, along with town amenities and a great selection of bars and restaurants. Golf, horse riding, surfing, bowling, an indoor ‘Splash’ pool, and mountain boarding are all on offer here, and the internationally acclaimed annual jazz festival is not to be missed. Tamar Lakes are 8 miles away and have a water sports centre with a hire service during the summer for canoeing, sailing and wind surfing along with lovely lakeside walks and coarse fishing. Pretty fishing villages and spectacular beaches and coves are dotted all along this coastline, from Padstow, Tintagel, Crackington Haven and Bude in Cornwall to Westward Ho! Clovelly and Instow in Devon, and for a great day out the famous Eden Project is within easy reach. Beach 8 miles. Shop 2½ miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Entrance Ramp/Level Access
    Entrance Ramp/Level Access
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 08/09/2018
    We had a fantastic holiday in a lovely well equipped cottage We will definitely be booking another holiday there next year

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 05/08/2018
    Perfect holiday cottage, most pleasant & welcoming host. Highly recommended

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 08/07/2018
    Lovely stay. Very comfortable and the owner was very friendly and was very approachable and nice to chat to. Lovely touch was the cream tea and duck eggs on our arrival. Good base to explore Devon and Cornwall.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2018
    Was brilliant and well equipped. Lovely host. The bed let it down however as it was very uncomfortable.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/06/2018
    The cottage is very cosy and extremely comfortable, and is very well equipped. The location is beautiful , a welcome cream tea was waiting for us on our arrival. The owner is so helpful and very welcoming. We would highly recommend this property with easy off road parking . You will not be disappointed everything is catered for.

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9.7 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews collected by Reevoo
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