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The Old Shippon

Holsworthy, Devon (Ref. 959975)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Mrs Benham

    “This cottage is a perfect home from home with your dogs with everything catered for.”

    The garden is completely enclosed giving us piece of mind that the dogs wouldn’t escape. The cottage itself is absolutely stunning. I would highly recommend.

    The garden is completely enclosed giving us piece of mind that the dogs wouldn’t escape. The cottage itself is absolutely stunning. I would highly recommend.

The property

Please note that this property is a FRIDAY changeover day, not Saturday.

Situated in picturesque countryside within a 54 acre farm this beautiful converted barn sits in the hamlet of Pancrasweek near Holsworthy.

This is a fabulous location whether you need a change from the hustle and bustle of life or as a base to explore this wonderful county with its National Parks and glorious sandy beaches. Situated next to the owners farmhouse, The Old Shippon boasts a reverse layout and underfloor heating throughout.

On entrance level you will find a spacious, open plan, fully equipped kitchen, dining area and lounge with wood burner.

A staircase here leads up to a quirky mezzanine area, ideal for relaxing next to Laurel & Hardy with a good book.

Downstairs there are three bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and two with their own TV's and also a family bathroom.

Outside there is a lovely patio area with garden furniture and lawn area.

You and your dogs are welcome to explore the 23 acres of private woodlands on-site and say hello to the Highland Cows and donkeys en-route.

The pretty hamlet of Pancrasweek is set within Ruby Country and is peaceful and quiet and and an absolute haven for wildlife.

For the energetic, there are a number of outdoor activities nearby including horse-riding, sailing, kayaking, golf and wonderful walks.

A trip to the sandy beaches of Bude or Widemouth Bay are a must for sun-worshipers and water-sport enthusiasts.

Situated between the beautiful National Parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the market town of Holsworthy is approximately five miles away for amenities and catering for your supermarket needs, however if cooking is not on your wish list, there are plenty of country pub/restaurants and cute cafes in the area in which to indulge.


  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms downstairs: 2 x double, one with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Staircase to mezzanine area.
  • Under floor heating throughout, wood burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Dolce Gusto coffee machine
  • 3 x TV, DVD, radio, iPod dock
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio with seating
  • Fixed stair-gate, cot and highchair available on request
  • 2 well behaved pets welcome at £25 per pet, per week
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio and garden area with seating
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Holsworthy 3 miles.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

Calculate your drive time

About the location


Bude 10 miles; Barnstaple 25 miles.

The ancient market town of Holsworthy lies nestled amid the rolling green hills of Tarka Country. There are many different landscapes within the region, from rugged cliffs and sandy beaches to rolling farmland and lush valleys. Holsworthy has much to offer, including a swimming pool, tennis court and splendid park with bowling green. The town centre boasts a varied selection of traditional shops, pubs and cafés, based around the market square. There is an 18-hole golf course just outside the town, while the local area is rich with opportunities for fishing, sailing, cycling and walking. The sandy beaches at Bude are within easy reach, while further afield visitors can explore the changing face of the South West Coastal Path, dramatic Exmoor and Dartmoor, and unspoilt Bodmin Moor, or simply relax in the quiet countryside that typifies North Devon.

Note: There are some steep drops in the garden area

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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