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Yonder Shippon

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England
Yonder Shippon is situated on a farm on Dartmoor in South Devon. Weekly lets are offered, or short breaks (a minimum of three nights) are available during the period mid-October through to mid-March.

It is a delightful cosy little cottage, recently converted from a stone barn known as a 'shippon'. A shippon is where cattle and sheep would once have been housed. It has been beautifully converted providing a living room downstairs with a sitting area and wood burner, dining area and kitchen. Spiral stairs lead to the mezzanine floor above with a double bed (or twin beds if preferred) and a shower room.

The detached cottage has its own courtyard and has fabulous panoramic views of the countryside including the moor. It is situated two miles south of the scenic village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor and is an ideal base from which to dis...
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Listing #HL183081
About the Owner
Fiona/stephen F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2011
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a fabulous week here in May we couldn't resist a short break in November in the hope of seeing the area in its autumn glory. We were not disappointed, the colours were beautiful and it was well worth the trip. We made good use...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018


  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Shorter breaks (3 nights plus) may be booked at the discretion of the owners during the period mid-October to mid-March

A non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total is required to secure your booking, the balance to be paid 31 days prior to arrival. We can accept payment by cheque or bank transfer in GBP.

Dogs - £20 per dog per stay will be charged. We are happy to accept one dog; a second dog may be accepted at the discretion of the owners.

Horses - please discuss rates with the owners
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About the neighbourhood
Widecombe-on-the-Moor is the nearest village which is at the heart of Dartmoor National Park. The village is best known for the annual Widecombe Fair which is held in September immortalised by the folk song involving a grey mare and 'Uncle Tom Cobley and All'. The village is steeped in history and local legend and has several gift shops, pubs and tea rooms.

Yonder Shippon is the perfect base from which to explore the wonders of Dartmoor through the many activities available nearby. You can walk the Two Moors Way which passes the end of the drive, the numerous footpaths which lead all over the moor and there are local opportunities for cycling, pony trekking, canoeing, golf, fishing, climbing and much more.

For more leisurely pursuits there are heritage and archaeological sites, N...
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How to get there
By car - take the M5 south, passing Exeter, then fork right on to the A38 towards Plymouth, then take the turning to Bovey Tracey and follow the signs to Widecombe-in-the-Moor.

By train - to Exeter St Davids, or Newton Abbot - then taxi

By air - Exeter Airport is the closest local airport

On foot - the holiday cottage is on the Two Moors Way
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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