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The Shippen

North Tawton near Okehampton, Devon (Ref. 955061)

  • The Shippen - (Ref. 955061)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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    Mr Rowland

    “Fantastic cottage and location.”

    Fantastic cottage and location.

    Fantastic cottage and location.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Warden Farm Cottages

This group of four beautifully spacious barn conversions rests on the fringes of the lovely North Tawton in Devon. These cottages are graced with warming, characterful features to provide the perfect base for a week of walking, cycling or simply sitting back and relaxing amongst the company of your loved ones. The living areas are roomy and lovingly decorated with cosy seating and TVs to sit and watch at the end of a long day. Rustle up your delicious, hearty meals in the well-appointed kitchens, three of the four cottages boast wonderful range cookers to add real character. The bedrooms in each cottage are finished to an exquisite standard, many with pristine en-suite facilities, offering a comforting place to catch your well-earned rest. Warden Farm showcases the most astonishing views, with the lack of light pollution in the area making star-gazing a fascinating pastime. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding the cottages, where guests can walk their dogs, sit and relax, or watch the abundance of wildlife around the natural ponds; from roe and deer to owls and buzzards. The Taw Valley provides lovely walks along the river banks as well as the Tarka Trail, available to walk or cycle at your leisure whist admiring the divine setting. In Devon, you can always be assured of plenty of local shops, traditional pubs and quaint villages waiting to be discovered. The more adventurous may wish to tackle the rugged and dramatic Dartmoor Tors. The North Devon coastline is renowned for its long, sandy beaches, ideal for safe bathing and surfing, whilst the historic cathedral city of Exeter is just a short drive away with its cobbled streets, array of architecture, and interesting quayside area with cafés and antique shops. A stay in these beautiful North Tawton cottages will provide peace, relaxation, and a taste of rural life in stunning Devon countryside.

The property

A fabulous, detached barn conversion based in North Tawton in Devon.

This cottage provides homely, spacious accommodation, ideal for a family holiday never to be forgotten.

The Shippen benefits from three comfortable bedrooms, one boasting an en-suite, whilst the sitting room provides south-facing views across luscious meadows.

With walking and cycling at Dartmoor available from the doorstep, and wonderful star-lit skies, this is a fabulous rural cottage in Devon, perfect for a taste of country living.

Note: This property is next to Refs. 955059, 955060 and 955062, together they sleep 24.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with shower and basin), 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating
  • Range cooker with electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed rear lawned garden with furniture and BBQ, plus use of communal grounds
  • Pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Ponds in the communal grounds, children and pets to be supervised
  • Note: Note: We are in the process of upgrading the WiFi across Warden Farm however we are in a rural location and have limited options, therefore even after the improvements we may still be below the coverage enjoyed by urban areas.

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About the location

NORTH TAWTON

Winkleigh 3 miles; Okehampton 7.5 miles.

The charming country town of North Tawton quietly rests amidst lush green fields, high hedgerows and winding lanes, just eight miles north of historic Okehampton. Nestling between the high, rugged tors of Dartmoor and the wide sandy beaches and rolling surf of the North Devon coast, this delightful town boasts picturesque thatched cottages and quaint pubs and restaurants. The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking and cycling, with many pretty little villages dotted throughout the area, and several excellent coarse fishing lakes and rivers, quality golf courses, and a number of National Trust properties within easy reach. There are few better spots from which to experience the joys of beautiful Devon.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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