Burland 2 Shepherds Hut
Located in Barnstaple, Devon
A fabulously well-designed shepherds hut, set in the grounds of the owners impressive thatched home, where you can enjoy your own hot tub. The village pub and store are close by and the golden sandy beach of Westward Ho! is a short drive.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: No
Set in a superb location yet just a short drive takes you to the nearby town of Barnstaple, which has an array of things to see and do, the characterful Pannier Market is worth a look and for those looking to walk or cycle it offers easy access to the popular Tarka Trail where you can enjoy traffic-free space. Bideford with its maritime connections is an interesting place to visit where you can hop on the Oldenburg and enjoy a boat trip to Lundy Island. Beach lovers are also well catered for with numerous beaches in the area, including delightful Instow, plus the surfing meccas of Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho! also close by. Alternatively explore the pretty coastal villages of Appledore, Hartland and Clovelly. Exmoor National Park is just a short drive away where you can enjoy fabulous walks and scenery.
Entering this adorable shepherds hut you will immediately find yourself in the open plan lounge/kitchen/dining/sleeping area. In the sleeping area, you will find a double bed which can be raised and set into the unit to allow for a dining area, where you can enjoy your breakfast and morning coffee before heading out for a day exploring the area. After a busy day out and about relax in front of the wood burner and plan the following day’s adventures. The compact kitchen area is equipped with an electric mini oven with a two-ring hob and a fridge. For your comfort there is an en suite shower and WC, providing a comfortable stay in this beautiful rustic environment.
Outside of the property, there is a lovely little enclosed patio area with a private hot tub and garden furniture, with views of the lake and fields beyond. There is private off-road parking for one car provided at the top of the field. Guests at all the properties on this site have the freedom to wander the grounds and surrounding fields. There is a lake where you can fish (rods and tackle available and there is also a putting green and an art roomavailable to you to use by arrangement with the owner.
- Enjoy expansive countryside views, a fabulous retreat for couples close to the coast
- One of two beautifully presented shepherds huts in an idyllic setting
- Handcrafted and traditionally styled, each with their own private hot tub
- 1 sleeping area with double bed
- 1 en suite shower room with shower and WC
- Electric mini oven and 2 ring hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment
- Wood burner (logs included)
- Private hot tub
- Electric heating included
- Off-road parking for 1 car
- Regret no pets
- Beach 11 miles, shop 2 miles and pub 1
- 5 miles
- Enclosed patio area with garden furniture
- Shared use of coarse fishing lake, putting green and art house (arranged directly with the owner)
- The property does not have a TV
- Regret no children under the age of 12
Barnstaple is the largest town of North Devon, set on the River Taw, and dating back more than a thousand years. Steeped in history, you can still see parts of the original Norman castle and the 13th-century bridge and discover more in the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon. Today it is an important market town with a huge, enclosed Pannier Market that is open daily except Sundays with everything from fresh local produce to local artists work. So much to see and do in and around Barnstaple. Broomhill Sculpture Garden has 10 acres of wonderful grounds in which to discover over 300 sculptures by over 60 artists. Arlington Court is a Georgian mansion run by the National Trust with almost all rooms open to the public. Visit Saunton Sands with its huge beach or take a trip on the Tarka Line and see beautiful scenery all the way to Exeter on the Great Western Railway.