Lakeside Cabin

Located in Sheldon, Devon

This rustic, single-storey lodge overlooks a beautiful lake and is set in woodland within the grounds of the owner's trout farm. Set just half a mile from the picturesque hamlet of Sheldon, and seven miles from Honiton, this property can sleep two people

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No

Description

Lakeside Cabin is a rustic lodge which overlooks a beautiful lake and is set in woodland within the grounds of the owner’s trout farm. Set just half a mile from the picturesque hamlet of Sheldon, and seven miles from Honiton, this property can sleep two people. This all ground floor property has a double bedroom, a shower room and an open plan living area with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside there is ample off road parking and a covered veranda with furniture, leading to a large lawned area and an unfenced lake just 15 yards away. There is also private trout fishing available in the lake at an extra charge (please contact the owner for more information, there is a 10% reduction for guests). Lakeside Cabin is a wonderful holiday base and is ideal for fans of fishing.

Property Details

Sheldon 0.5 miles. A fisherman’s paradise! A rustic lodge overlooking a beautiful lake and set in woodland within the grounds of the owner's trout farm, half a mile from the picturesque hamlet of Sheldon, and seven miles from Honiton. In a peaceful rural setting, with just the birdsong and countryside sounds to interrupt the quiet, this lodge will appeal to nature lovers and fishermen alike. With wood floors throughout, there is a sitting room with comfy sofas and views over the lake, a neat, compact kitchen and a double bedroom with shower room. There is plenty of space around the lodge to sit and gaze out over the lake, or wander into the woods to spot the woodpeckers. Surrounded by the Blackdown Hills, this is a fabulous area to explore on foot or you can drive into nearby Honiton, which is steeped in history, where you’ll find plenty of small independent shops, a magnet for antiques dealers and bargain hunters from all over the world, so you could spend hours browsing or bagging a bargain. A stay in this countryside retreat will refresh and inspire you.

Facilities

  • Electric convector heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with FreeSat, DVD
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Covered veranda with furniture, leading to large lawned area and unfenced lake 15 yards from property
  • Trout fishing at lake open to the public 7am -5pm
  • (10% reduction for guests)
  • Sorry, no pets, no smoking and no vaping
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Note: As this property is situated in a valley, there is no mobile reception
  • Note: Due to the unfenced lake, children should be supervised at all times
  • Note: Parking is 50 yards from the cabin and access is along a gravelled path

Features

Fishing
Garden
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Rural Location
TV

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Area Details

Sheldon

The Hills are a nationally important landscape and were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in recognition of the special qualities of its natural and built environment. Being relatively unspoilt, the Hills offer a rare sense of timelessness. A network of hedges, mature hedgerow trees and small copses link a rich mosaic of semi-natural habitats. The area is perfect for walks, cycling and horse riding where the quiet bridleways and byways offer many opportunities to explore and enjoy the locally distinctive buildings, archaeological remains and natural flora and fauna. Sheldon is centrally located to explore attractions further away, such as the City of Exeter with its ancient Cathedral, High Street shopping and arts centres. Historic Honiton is also nearby, giving you a chance to find out more about the honey exports that gave the town its name and, a few miles south, you'll find the unspoilt beaches of Exmouth and the rest of the Jurassic Coast.

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