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The Shippon, Lower Hearson Farm

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
3 nights minimum
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The Shippon is one of the converted farm buildings at Lower Hearson Farm which is a small family run farm set in fifteen acres of gardens, field and woodland. Whether you want to relax with a book in the gardens surrounding the cottages, watch a DVD, help us feed the animals or just unwind in our rural haven here in North Devon there is something for you at Lower Hearson Farm. Tucked away in the heart of the North Devon countryside in a secluded valley full of wildlife, Lower Hearson Farm is perfect for a relaxing holiday. Our six self catering holiday cottages are surrounded by two acres of gardens making this a safe place for children and a peaceful haven for adults.Guests are very welcome to help us at feeding times for the animals, help to collect the eggs and round up the chickens whe...The Shippon is one of the converted farm buildings at Lower Hearson Farm which is a small family run farm set in fifteen acres of gardens, field and woodland. Whether you want to relax with a book in the gardens surrounding the cottages, watch a DVD, help us feed the animals or just unwind in our rural haven here in North Devon there is something for you at Lower Hearson Farm. Tucked away in the heart of the North Devon countryside in a secluded valley full of wildlife, Lower Hearson Farm is perfect for a relaxing holiday. Our six self catering holiday cottages are surrounded by two acres of gardens making this a safe place for children and a peaceful haven for adults.Guests are very welcome to help us at feeding times for the animals, help to collect the eggs and round up the chickens when it is their bedtime.Within the grounds we have an outdoor covered, heated swimming pool (Open Easter to End September), a children's play area, sandpit, trampoline badminton net and a games room. Well behaved dogs are also welcome.The Shippon is converted from the farm shippon with its own private parking and patio area where you can sit under the stars in the evening. There is so little light pollution here that the longer you look the magnificence of the milky way can be seen.This Self Catering Cottage boasts a comfortable lounge with a wood burning stove, 32? LED TV, Video, DVD player and mini Hi-Fi and free Wi-Fi access. The fitted kitchen includes electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer and a washer drying machine to keep up with your laundry while you are on holiday.A conservatory leads from the kitchen to the large separate dining room which has a sofa, TV, DVD and Video Player. This area also has an adjoining cloakroom with toilet and handwash basin. Also downstairs is a twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment, wash basin and wc.Upstairs has one double bedroom and a bedroom with three single beds. A hair dryer is available for use during your holiday. There is a good size family bathroom upstairs with bath, wash basin, wc, a heated towel rail and electric shower over the bath. Well behaved dogs are also welcome. There is a £15 charge per dog which is payable on arrival. The fabulous golden coasts of Croyde, Putsborough, Woolacombe, Westward Ho! and the well known surfing beach Saunton Sands with its golden dunes are an easy drive from Lower Hearson Farm. There are a number of beaches that have dog friendly areas so that your dog does not have to miss out either. We are also an easy drive from Exmoor.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Trampoline
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We spent a week in early September, and found the Shippon ideal for a 3 generation party, grandparents, parents and a just two year old. Us 'olds' had the downstairs sleeping accommodation, while the youngsters were upstairs, great that there was a bathroom each. Everything...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sue P
Inspire478855, VR Owner at The Shippon, Lower Hearson Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

It was great having you stay with us and we are pleased that you had a lovely time.

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Just back from a great stay at lower hearson, 4 adults and 2 children (3yrs and 8 months) The accommodation was excellent very clean and spacious, the trampoline and play area were a big hit as was the swimming pool. The winner with our 3...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Simon M
Management response:Responded 29 May 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to seeing you all again next year.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We had a brilliant, week long holiday in the Shippon with our 2 young girls this week. The farm is beautiful! Glorious gardens and so much to do on site (pool, trampolining, swings and slide, games room, animals) that we didn't need to venture out...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank hevavc
Management response:Responded 20 May 2018

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 29 September 2017

The location was deep in the countryside just outside Barnstable. The owner was on hand at all times, very helpful. Our young children enjoyed the farm animals and the garden play area. Adults were happy to have quiet evenings as was our Wippett who was...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Patricia C
Management response:Responded 5 October 2017

We are delighted that you had a great holiday. It was a pleasure meeting you all.

Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed during the start of August and were welcomed by Graham into The Shippon. The accommodation itself is large enough for the kids to be watching DVDs in one room while I and the adults enjoyed the Olympics. The kitchen was big enough to...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Gavin E
Management response:Responded 23 August 2016

We are glad that you had a great holiday and it was a pleasure having you stay with us.

About the Owner
Graeme P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km
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