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The Shippon, Axminster

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

The Shippon is a converted barn which forms part of a small farmstead, Wyke Farm. The property offers stunning countryside views and is located just a short distance from the market town of Axminster as well as being within a short drive to the famous River Cottage.

Internally, the property features an open plan living, kitchen and dining area. The dining area is separated by one step from the living and kitchen area and all is furnished to a very high standard. The main patio doors lead to the private patio which features a table, chairs, deck chairs and a barbeque.

Guests have the chance to interact with and feed the farm animals on site and beautiful countryside walks and cycle rides are aplenty. The centre of Axminster is just a mile away and is a pleasant market town offering charm and character. The beaches of Seaton and Lyme Regis are within a ten minute drive as well as the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.

River Cottage has given millions of TV viewers a taste for cooking and sustainable living since 1998 and the River Cottage HQ and the Canteen is found just half a mile from Wyke Farm where many events take place for you to enjoy.

Please note: The property operates a Friday changeover all year round. Short breaks are available but must arrive or depart on a Friday or Monday.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Seaton 10.8 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 2.2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter International 39.2 km, Nearest railway: Crewkerne 25.6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

East Devon holidays offer a unique combination of sandy beaches, history and pretty fishing villages on the River Exe estuary. Guests of East Devon holiday cottages are treated to rural locations amidst stunning coastal scenery, within easy distance of lively and interesting destinations for family days exploring. The picturesque village of Lympstone never fails to charm visitors with its friendly atmosphere, and Exmouth's unique boutiques and historic seafront remain the most popular resort for holidays in East Devon. Sidmouth is an elegant seaside town set at the foot of stunning red cliffs and is part of the Jurassic Coast.


Sidmouth is part of a World Heritage Site. East Devon is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sightseeing trips operate frequently along the River Exe estuary.

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  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:18 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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