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Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely little getaway."

    Peaceful and relaxing. The little personal touches were great

    Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Sep 2023

  • "Tawny Was everything we was looking for,the hut is stunning and in a beautiful ..."

    Tawny Was everything we was looking for,the hut is stunning and in a beautiful location, all the little things was thought of, the hot tub was amazing, the lady we met was so friendly we felt very welcomed, we didn’t want to leave thank you for everything :)

    Thank you so much for this review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charley5.0Jun 2023

  • "Amazing place, tranquil and great views."

    The property itself is lovely, well presented and lovely fit and finish, and the hot tub is the icing on the cake.

    Thank you very much for the great review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jason5.0May 2023

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  • Single-storey, studio-style layout with king-size bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Electric underfloor heating
  • Microwave, 2-ring ceramic hob, fridge with ice box
  • Bluetooth/DAB radio
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for wood-fired hot tub inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking
  • Decking with furniture and wood-fired hot tub
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub, 2.2 miles
  • Note: There is a large wildlife pond on-site that is ideal for picnics and frog watching
  • Note: This is an adult-only property
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Tucked away on the outskirts of Morchard Bishop, a quaint village in the Devonshire countryside, lies this charming, Shepherd's Hut, Tawny.

Nestled rurally, this tastefully-presented property enjoys off-road parking, a stylish open-plan living space, and exquisite views of Dartmoor National Park, making it the ideal base for a romantic getaway for two.

Make yourself at home in your new dwelling by rustling up a home-cooked meal in the well-equipped kitchen, before settling down to savour your culinary delights in the dining area or even alfresco on the furnished decking, which also houses a deluxe, wood-fired hot tub that will be pre-lit and ready for your arrival.

As the night falls, indulge in a rejuvenating shower before retiring to the plush king-size bed, where you and your loved one can catch a well-earned rest ahead of another, adventure-filled day.

Perfect for any time of year, enjoy a romantic stay at Tawny.

Note: This property can be booked along with Ref. 1126463, together sleeping up to 4 guests.

Moor View Retreat

Moor View Retreat consist of two, Norfolk-built, wooden holiday huts set in the serene Devon countryside, on the outskirts of Morchard Bishop, Devon. The collection offers well-appointed, tastefully-laid out, open-plan living spaces, complete with king-size beds, well-equipped kitchens, large walk-in shower rooms, and private decking areas with furniture and excellent, wood-fired hot tubs. Meanwhile, the surroundings enjoy great proximity to a variety of natural attractions and locations, including the serene greens of Shobrooke Park in Crediton, the Barley Valley Nature Reserve in nearby Exeter, and the magnificent setting of the Dartmoor National Park, making it a superb base for sharing couples seeking a peaceful, self-catered escape to the Devonshire countryside. If you fancy taking a break from cooking duties one evening, head into Morchard Bishop, where you can find the establishments of The London Inn that serves a variety of freshly cooked meals using locally grown produce and the Church Street Stores, where you can stock up on essentials taking food back to enjoy at your lodgings. A short car journey will bring you to the cathedral city of Exeter, where visitors can grab a bite to eat at the elegant Margoux, a meal and a nice drink from Zukis Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, or even just a tasty burger from Five Guys. The ancient city is also home to several attractions, such as the stunning locales of Rougemont Gardens and Northernhay Gardens, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, and the eponymous, gorgeous Exeter Cathedral. Whatever you and your loved one choose to do during your stay in Devon, make sure to do it from the idyllic base of Moor View Retreat.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Crediton 10 miles; Exeter 17.5 miles.

Morchard Bishop is a good size village located in Mid Devon. It is a very peaceful village set in stunning rural scenery about 10 miles from Crediton. Running through the heart of the village is the longest single spine of connected 16th and 17th century thatched cottages in England. Surrounding the village are a number of very scenic local walks, and the village itself is actually an integral part of the Two Moors Way, a walk connecting Dartmoor to the north and Exmoor to the South. Dartmoor National Park provides additional excellent walking, and horse riding opportunities. Close to Morchard Bishop there are many other scattered villages with welcoming inns, well-stocked farm shops, tea shops serving Devon cream teas and friendly locals. Crediton is a market town 10 miles from Morchard Bishop. It has a wide range of traditional local shops selling gifts and groceries as well as a super store and all the usual facilities of hairdressers, book shop, health food shop and a small hospital It has a fabulous farmers’ market, modern leisure centre and plenty of family friendly pubs and restaurants. The Cathedral city of Exeter is 17.5 miles from Morchard Bishop where there are theatres, a stunning Cathedral, indoor climbing center, water sports center, numerous shopping malls, and an historic quay with waterfront cafes, antique shops and bars.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas