Located in Barnstaple, Devon
This magnificent cottage rests in Devon and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 1
The Shippon is a delightful detached cottage nestled in the north of Devon. The cottage holds two bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, a ground-floor cloakroom, and a shared bathroom, making the property suitable to sleep four people. Within the property you can also find a kitchen with a dining area and a utility leading on from this, as well as a lovely sitting room with a woodburning stove. Outside you can find a private garden with a patio and lawned area and swings and a trampoline for the children to enjoy. The Shippon is the perfect property for a small family looking for an adventure in North Devon.
Barnstaple 3.6 miles. Surrounded by scenic woodland areas and an abundance of activity, The Shippon is a delightful character-filled cottage, promising you and your family a wonderful stay near the coast of North Devon. With a cheery blue décor running throughout a variety of the rooms, this quaint cottage is sure to remind you why you picked this charming cottage near the sea. Providing you with a spacious sitting room with ample seating for all the family to unwind, this room is the go-to after a day of exploring, with a woodburning stove to huddle around in the winter months and bright and airy windows to open up in the summer months, be sure to stop here with a glass of wine and good company to end your day in an unwinding environment surrounded by your loved ones. For a spot of home-cooking, the kitchen offers a wide array of amenities for any food you fancy, with an AGA cooker in the kitchen itself and an electric cooker in the utility, you’ll be able to whip up a feast in no time. Enjoy your dinner at the table in the kitchen before playing board games for some competitive family-fun. Upstairs you can find the two bedrooms; a double and a twin room, providing you with the perfect layout for a small family to rest after a tiresome day. The garden is the perfect opportunity for both the little ones and the dogs to enjoy an afternoon of activity, with a patio for you to relax on and a field just ahead with swings and a trampoline, the back garden is the ideal spot to spend a summer’s evening. Take a walk through the back gate and into the woodlands where you can find stunning scenery and may even be lucky enough to spot an abundance of nature. Barnstaple is the main town of North Devon and is just a short journey away from the cottage, with a wide selection of shops and restaurants to explore and markets to mosey around, it makes a fabulous day out for all the family. For a day at the beach, make your way to Woolacombe by car, here you can find the seafront offering two beautiful beaches, an information centre informing you of all the local pub, and even more beachfront cafés, it’s well-worth a visit with the North Devon AONB close by too, it’s the perfect place to see the stunning sights of Devon.
- Oil central heating and woodburning stove
- AGA cooker, electric oven and hobs, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky, music system, Nintendo Wii, WiFi, and a selection of books and games
- Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Cot, highchair and stairgate available
- Off-road parking for two cars
- Patio area with seating and a lawned area with swings and a trampoline
- One well-behaved dog welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 4 miles, pub 2
- 7 miles
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.