Morning tea before a dip in the hot tub
Kitchen/diner in the lodge
Kitchen/diner in the lodge
Shepherds Hut sleeping area
Cosy sleeping area with woodburner
Outside area with seating
Outside area
Outside area with hot tub
Drive and surrounding countryside
Wake up to beautiful countryside views
Lodge with sunken hot tub
View towards the properties
1 / 12  Morning tea before a dip in the hot tub
2 / 12  Kitchen/diner in the lodge
3 / 12  Kitchen/diner in the lodge
4 / 12  Shepherds Hut sleeping area
5 / 12  Cosy sleeping area with woodburner
6 / 12  Outside area with seating
7 / 12  Outside area
8 / 12  Outside area with hot tub
9 / 12  Drive and surrounding countryside
10 / 12  Wake up to beautiful countryside views
11 / 12  Lodge with sunken hot tub
12 / 12  View towards the properties

Shepherds Hut At Lower Chapeltown

Tiverton (4mls SW), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Shepherd Hut
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Private corner of a 300-acre farm
  • Secluded and private spot with private sunken hot tub
  • Close to the pretty towns of Tiverton and Bickleigh
  • Ideal for lovely scenery, great walks and local pubs
Property code: LCHAS

This unique and stylish lodge/shepherd’s hut with hot tub is a fun and exciting property which nestles in an enclosed and private part of the owners’ 300-acre farmland in a beautiful part of Devon.

There is much to see and do nearby with the cathedral city of Exeter being just a short drive away and offering a huge variety of shops, restaurants and amenities to suit all ages and tastes. Closer to home is the charming town of Tiverton which has a variety of shops and a pretty canal from where you can see horse-drawn barges and even hire one for the day. You can visit the idyllic thatched inn at Bickleigh for a bite to eat or a drink, or take a guided tour of Bickleigh Castle, both situated on the banks of the River Exe. Dartmoor National Park is a short drive away, offering great walks and beautiful scenery. This unique property comprises two separate buildings. The lodge provides a comfortable living space incorporating a stylish lounge/kitchen/diner. The lounge is ideal for relaxing in, with a TV/DVD, while the dining area is ideal whether you’re enjoying a snack or sitting down to a special meal. In the elegant kitchen area, you will find everything you may need including a range-style gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. There’s also a wet room with shower and WC, and a further separate WC, both accessed via the private decked area behind the lodge. Heading over to the shepherd’s hut, you will find the cosy sleeping area, with double bed, wood burner (logs included) and tea/coffee making facilities.

Outside, the property is fully enclosed, and you will find a decked area with a large private sunken hot tub, garden furniture and BBQ. There’s a separate suntrap decked area outside the shepherd’s hut, providing a sunny spot to relax and sunbathe or just enjoy the peace and tranquillity. There is also a small separate paddock ideal for ball games or exercising your dog. Parking is available for two cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Range-style gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Sleeping area with double bed and wood burner (logs included)
  • TV/DVD
  • Wet room with shower and WC, additional separate WC
  • Large private sunken hot tub
  • BBQ
  • Small paddock ideal for ball games or exercising your dog
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Gas, electric, heating and Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no babies or children
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Farm shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile, Tiverton 7 miles and Exeter 12 miles

Kerry Pillinger

This property joined our collection in 2014 and is managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sally, 27th September 2021

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A lovely little gem of a place! So peaceful and nicely tucked away but still plenty of things nearby if you want to go and explore. Having the kitchen and two bathrooms (great bonus) away from the bedroom works really well, and the hot tub is divine - even in the rain! We will certainly be back!

Reviewed by Mark, 24th September 2021

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Reviewed by Stacey, 3rd September 2021

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Cosy, secluded accommodation with everything you need for a relaxing, self catered retreat. Comfy shepherds hut, well equipped kitchen and seating area and gorgeous sunken hot tub. Dog friendly. Lots of farm animals and friendly pets dropping by to say hi, but otherwise you have the place to yourself. Short drive to Tiverton for shops, canal and waRead morelks. Highly recommend visiting Canonteign Falls and National Trust place for free walks. We would definitely stay again! Hide

Reviewed by Charlie-Rose, 17th August 2021

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The cottage was immaculate. It had all the facilities you need- pots pans, heaters ect . The hot tub was clean and easy to use. The ground were well kept and very private. It was very dog friendly, our dog had plenty of space to run around- she had a great time! Definitely recommend for a relaxing break

Reviewed by Katharine, 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Linda, 23rd July 2021

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Perfect for a relaxing holiday. Lovely countryside location. Well equipped property, fabulous hot tub, comfy bed.

Reviewed by Wendy, 2nd July 2021

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A lovely quirky and different type of property, we had such a terrific week. The property was comfortable and spacious and had all you needed, the hot tub was huge so very welcome after a long day exploring. Lovely rural setting, truly in the middle of nowhere, so nothing but peace and quiet. On a working farm so we loved seeing the cows, horses anRead mored Polly the cat, who became our very own pet for the week. The owners were absolutely wonderful, thank you xxx Hide

Reviewed by Clare, 11th June 2021

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This is a great rural location, very relaxing, the owners just let you get on with enjoying your holiday. Everything was fantastic. The hot tub is amazing too.

Reviewed by Dane, 4th June 2021

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Absolutely Amazing will definitely be booking again

Reviewed by Ruksan, 21st May 2021

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We loved our stay at shepherd hut. It was clean and very comfortable. Would really recommend, if your looking for a peace and quiet. Very dog friendly. My labrador loved the outdoors and met cows for the first time :) will definitely try and come back again.

Reviewed by Lauren, 3rd May 2021

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Reviewed by Leon, 19th April 2021

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Could not wish for a better location, so peaceful and quiet

Reviewed by Richard, 16th October 2020

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Absolutely beautiful place to have a few private days of relaxation away from normality!

Reviewed by Greg, 2nd October 2020

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We had a lovely time at Shepherds Hut, even with torrential rain for the whole week. We enjoyed walks out to Cadbury Castle (no chocolate and no castle!) and Bickleigh Mill. The accommodation was great and gave us the relaxing break we craved.

Reviewed by Mark, 11th September 2020

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Had a long drive to get here the last bit of road is rough but just need to go slow. The hut and cabin are very rustic but well equipped with everything you need. The shower is brilliant a lovely soaker And 2 toilets. Great hot tub. A really comfortable bed we didnt want to get up. And the sun comes beaming through at dawn which was lovely every moRead morerning.The Enclosed garden is fantastic for dogs.Our staffie panda loved it and didnt take any notice of the cows that come into the next field.xx Hide

Reviewed by Katie, 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Rebecca, 2nd August 2020

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Beautiful- very private- cottage in a lovely countryside setting. Perfect for dog owners and hot tub enthusiasts! Incredibly peaceful stay and a lovely dog provided the concierge.

Reviewed by Jon, 15th March 2020

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Reviewed by Dan, 13th March 2020

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Reviewed by Sam, 20th October 2019

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Lower chapelton is the best place to stay for relaxation is very peaceful and quite. Perfect break for our anniversary will definitely be returning and owners were very welcoming and helpful. I would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Vicki, 14th October 2019

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Just perfect if your looking to get away from a busy life and relax this is for you! Well equipped kitchen just everything you could need 100 percent be back Thank you again for an amazing stay

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