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Lime Court Barn

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Sheepwash, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "It was a delightful stay at Lime Court Barn."

    It is a lovely property in a lovely location, (just to be aware that all the roads to Sheepwash are back roads.) A heads up that tea towels and hand wash were provided and well as welcome biscuits, milk and dog treats - much appreciated and thank you!

    Reviewed by Vanessa5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lime Court has so much potential to be an amazing holiday property but we felt overall in its current state it’s below the Sykes standards that we have come to expect."

    The property is in a lovely rural village which is very peaceful and perfect to walk to the village shop and pub. However the property listed says it sleeps 5 with a sofa bed making it 7. So why does the lounge only have 1 x 2 seater sofa and then a 2 seater sofa bed? The downstairs accommodation has 2 small dining tables one which is near the kitchen was full of the owners paper work and filing, the other was stuffed into the corner of the living room.I’m total there were only 4 dining chairs. This property was booked for a family reunion and we could not sit down and have an evening meal all together or relax in front of the TV at the end of the day to watch a movie. During the stay we had delivery drivers knocking on the door dropping parcels for the owner off which we knew nothing about and were quite surprised to be put in that position of accepting deliveries for them? Cleanliness was average at best, with dust and cobwebs covering much of the living areas. The kitchen has a huge beautiful oven which only half works- the other half has all the oven racking collapsed and broken. There was a very basic amount of crockery much of it miss matched and looks like it has come from the Owners house as it has initials on it. We found chopping boards that someone has written messages on to someone else. They were unusable because they’d been written on in a marker pen. The garden was poorly maintained with the grass not cut and a cement mixer and old freezer dumped at the back door. You can only access the garden through the garage which again is full of the owners possessions. It felt like you were staying in someone’s house not a holiday property. Upstairs the bedrooms were ok and the beds very comfortable. The furniture was random with one bedroom having an old office chair in which was stained and quite honestly should have been thrown in a bin. We would suggest the velux windows upstairs have blinds installed as they currently don’t which did make sleeping diffucult. For the money we paid for our short stay we are disappointed. If it wasn’t for the fact it’s the first time our family have been together in many years and our stay was a short stay we would have formally complained but didn’t want to spoil our long weekend with the hassle of it all. The owner needs to invest in furnishings and fixtures and this property would be amazing but currently it feels neglected and an after thought. Overall very disappointed

    Reviewed by Cameron1.9Aug 2023

  • "The cottage itself is lovely very spacious and well equipped for a home from ..."

    The cottage itself is lovely very spacious and well equipped for a home from home and Peter (the owner) very nice however it seems a work in progress and some things need addressing, there was only parking for 1 car , the slabs by the shed need looking at as their flip up as our dog found out, and whilst we enjoyed our stay and Peter means well but leaving opened food in the fridge/freezer is not what you want when you stay

    Hello Karl - thank you for your constructive feedback. We are delighted that you found the barn lovely and spacious and equipped for your needs. The slabs have now been reset and the vehicle on the driveway removed so there is now 3 spaces for vehicles. Peter as you said meant well but now understands the need for guests to have the space free to fill with their own food choices. We hope you will be happy to return in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karl3.8Apr 2023

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  • Three bedrooms with TVs: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove and sofa bed
  • Electric central heating with underfloor heating to the kitchen
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • 4 x TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed front garden, enclosed rear garden with lawn and shed
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and River Torridge 0.2 miles
  • Note: There is a step up into the property Note: This property contains a downstairs sofa bed so can sleep up to 7 people.

The property

Resting on the outskirts of Sheepwash, a quaint village in Devon is Lime Court Barn, a delightful, three-bedroom home.

Enjoying a convenient location near a hub of amenities, whilst featuring enclosed gardens, a homely interior with a woodburning stove, and flexible sleeping arrangements, Lime Court Barn offers an idyllic base for a family break, inviting five guests and two furry companions.

Benefit from three off-road parking spaces, before travelling through the front garden and into the home.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, adorned with inviting furnishings, ample seating, plenty of books and games to entertain the family, and a well-equipped kitchen; prepare meals, dine, unwind and plan your coming days together.

Head outdoors to the rear garden and enjoy some fresh air whilst your four-legged companions play securely, before returning indoors to refresh in the bathroom.

Select from three well-appointed bedrooms, all with TVs, including a king-size, a double, and a single, awakening to an itinerary brimming with adventure.

If you fancy dining out whilst on your travels, the Half Moon pub is a short walk away, serving delicious and traditional fare, or head to the Bickford Arms pub for a tipple or two, whilst the area is enveloped by convenience stores and supermarkets to stock up on the essentials.

Those who love the outdoors will have plenty of activities to try, including the opportunity to sail across Roadford Lakes, discover Garlands Farm and its horse riding centre, try your hand at archery at the Arms of Old centre or the Dragon Archery club, enjoy an afternoon of trout fishing, or strolling around Legg Farm Lake and Kings Lakes, whilst the Tarka Trail is a must for avid cyclists, covering a 180-mile route around the area.

Within proximity you'll also find Ruby Oak Swimming Centre, ideal for all the family to visit, Dingles Fairground Museum where you can step back in time, and Dunsland wildlife park, whilst travelling south will bring you to the Dartmoor National Park, teeming with beauty spots, walking trails, and wildlife.

Experience all of this at Lime Court Barn.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Great Torrington 9 miles; Okehampton 12 miles; Bideford 16 miles; Bude 20 miles.

Sheepwash village is set in the peaceful Torridge Valley in Devon. The village offers a shop and a friendly traditional pub set in the village square, serving good food and locally brewed ales. Sheepwash is ideal for walkers and country lovers, being located in the heart of Ruby Trail Country and within easy reach of the Tarka Trail or the coast. Stroll along the River Torridge where you are more than likely to spot an otter family and maybe a Kingfisher or two. There are many places of interest in the surrounding area, including the coastal towns of Bude, Clovelly, Bideford and Westward Ho!, where you will find traditional seaside activities, surfing and the South West coastal footpath. Dartmoor is within 20 minutes’ drive, as is the RHS Rosemoor at Great Torrington and several National Trust properties, and a good variety of visitor attractions, ideal for families or couples, such as the Big Sheep at Bideford, Trethorne Leisure Farm at Launceston, the Miniature Pony Centre at Moretonhampstead, the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are all within reach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas