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Yonder Shippon

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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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-M...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 discover Dartmoor - its history, archaeology, flora and fauna, beautiful rivers, the local pubs, the nearby town of Ashburton and its antique shops, Princetown and its historic prison. Totnes and Chagford are within easy reach too. There is much to see and do on the doorstep. The walking and riding are excellent and you would be perfectly situated with the Two Moors Way passing the end of the drive. Bring your dog, your horse, your canoe, your bicycle or your walking boots! Or you can curl up in front of the fire with a good book - the choice is yours! Wifi is available at the cottage and if your mobile provider allows you will be able to use your mobile phone over the internet. It is a working farm so there may be livestock and machinery movement. Smoking is not permitted. Dogs will be considered.More
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Fiona/stephen F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2011
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Date of stay: October 2019
Jet313062, VR Owner at Yonder Shippon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 4 September 2019

we was over the moon from the minute we arrived the accommodation was spotless and the view was beautiful, well maintained and equipped with everything that you could wish for, for us the location was perfect for some maybe a little to rural but if...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Becky C
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

Lovely location set in the heart of Dartmoor. We came for the peace and tranquility the moor offers, and this place didn’t disappoint. Lovely comfortable cottage, with all the amenities you needed. Didn’t miss tv at all! The bed was very comfy and we slept...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Quint46
Reviewed 31 July 2019

We enjoyed another relaxing week at Yonder Shippon. The cottage never disappoints and the area has so much to offer, we never run out of things to do. We've been to stay here 5 or 6 times and we'll be back! Would thoroughly recommend this...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Nomad03766119651
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Reviewed 30 July 2019

Date of stay: July 2019
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Fireplace
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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, National ...
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
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