Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Late booking reduction : £100 off per week during July or a 3 nights stay for £400 up to 5 persons. Also on request (except for peak season) short breaks at £100 per night for a min 2 and max 4 nights stay. Max 5 persons.

Situated in an attractive hillside position with magnificent far reaching views over the estuary of the River Taw to Saunton Down and up to the hills of Exmoor. The sandy beach of Instow is only two and a half miles away.

It is our intention that your stay will be a memory to treasure. We enjoy living at Huish Moor and are sure you will enjoy visiting The Shippen.

The Shippen is an old traditional feeding barn that has been converted to provide a high standard of accommodation whilst retaining its original character. Sleeping up to 7. The ground floor has one twin/double bedroom, one double bedroom, and a further single bedroom, two soafa beds accommodate 2 further guests. There is a bathroom and separate shower room, both with hand basin and WC. Full central heating available when required.

The open-plan upstairs is light and spacious and has high ceilings with exposed timbers and stone walls. The upstairs living area has far reaching views over open countryside and a view out to sea where Lundy Island can be seen on a clear day.

The large sitting area has two comfortable double sofa beds, a TV/DVD and a wood burner with logs provided.

Separated by a stone archway is a good sized kitchen/dining area.The kitchen is extremely well equipped and includes a dishwasher and microwave.

In addition, the adjoining utility room houses a freezer, washing machine and tumble drier.

The large garden is for our guests to enjoy, it has a wild life pond as well as a grass area for children to run around on.

Included in the rental of "The Shippen":

Oil-fired central heating.

Logs for wood-burning stove.

All bedding - beds made up prior to arrival.

Bath sheets and hand towels provided.

Tea towels and dishcloths.

Fresh flowers in all bedrooms and living area.

Devon cream tea on arrival.

Travel cot available on request.

Tim, your host, is a passionate fly fisherman and has access to private beats on the River Taw. He offers a full guiding and tuition service for Salmon, Sea Trout and Brown Trout on the North Devon rivers. He specialises in night fishing forays for Sea Trout, one of the most exciting and challenging fishing experiences. Waders and tackle can be provided.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Instow 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol or Exeter, Nearest railway: Barnstaple
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Devon region

The region is beautiful, Huish Moor is very near the sea and also Exmoor. We are in a rural farming community which has lots to offer the visitor. Unspoilt countryside all around.

Instow

Situated in an attractive hillside position with magnificent far reaching views over the estuary of the River Taw to Saunton Down and up to the hills of Exmoor. The sandy beach of Instow is only two and a half miles away.