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Hembury Gate The Stable

Great Torrington (7mls S), Devon
VE We’re good to go scheme
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautifully presented converted barn in idyllic rural setting
  • Private enclosed patio area  with dual fuelled hot tub
  • Perfectly situated for touring the whole of Devon and beyond

Property code: HEMBS

This delightful semi-detached property forms part of a non-working farm set amongst 16 acres of private pastureland and woods and provides a perfect base for couples wishing to relax and unwind.

Conveniently located a short drive from the attractive village of Sheepwash and on the London to Lands End cycle trail, this is a great location from which to explore. Walkers and cyclists will also be in their element with the Tarka Trail nearby and stunning Dartmoor National Park is just a short drive away. Alternatively, head towards the coast and enjoy the spectacular beaches and picturesque fishing villages the area is famed for including Westward Ho!, Hartland and Clovelly. There are also many traditional market towns and villages to explore in the surrounding area such as Bideford, where you can jump on the Oldenburg and take a day trip to Lundy Island. Other local attractions include RHS Rosemoor and Dartington Crystal.

Stepping into the pretty converted barn, you will immediately find yourself in a fabulously light and airy studio style lounge/kitchen/dining/sleeping area with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and French doors to outside. The kitchen area is equipped with all the basic necessities including an electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge, and here you can sit down and enjoy a home cooked meal after a day exploring. The rest of the room comprises the sleeping area with a king-size bed and TV/DVD. The final room inside the property is a beautifully presented shower room with shower and WC, which is located by the front door.

Outside of the property and accessed via the French doors from the lounge area, there is lovely little enclosed garden and this comprises a patio, garden furniture and BBQ, and steps leading to a small area of lawn.  Private dual fuelled hot tub with countryside views. Further to this there is access to woodland walks and a play paddock, ideal for ball games or exercising dogs. The property also benefits from access to a shared utility room with washing machine, freezer and useful storage space for bikes, surfboards and golf clubs etc. Private off-road parking for one car is provided.

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

  • 1 King bed
  • 1 Shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge
  • Shared utility room with washing machine and freezer
  • Private dual fuelled hot tub, which can be fuelled by electric or wood
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Private off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Beach 18 miles, shop and pub 2 miles
  • Complex of properties
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • TV/DVD

Jolie Cleave

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Jolie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 36 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Leanne, 26th October 2021

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Beautiful! It's the little things that make it. Dressing gowns for the jacuzzi, hot water bottle... we came for our honeymoon and when we arrived we had a beautiful bottle of fizz waiting for us. This place is looked after and is so pretty! We are definitely going back

Reviewed by Paula, 15th October 2021

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The Stable exceeded our expectations..the furnishings,comfort and equipment were excellent. Loved the cream tea on arrival & fresh flowers on the table. Julie and Chris were very welcoming & informative. We loved the patio area & hot tub,our sprocker loved the garden! This place is so peaceful! We travelled around a lot of the area. Ilfracombe WoolRead moreacombe Westward Ho Clovelly and more & also visited 2 National Trust places at Knightshayes &Lydford Gorge. A great return to Devon after 18yrs! Hide

Reviewed by Nyla, 8th October 2021

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Cosy little place. Really well thought out didnt need for anything. Had a wonderful time away enjoyed every part of our stay

Reviewed by Louise, 1st October 2021

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The perfect destination for a pooch and their human. My aging spaniel loved the site as did i. The training field, the wood and the donkeys; all went down a storm, as did the fully enclosed garden. The cottage had everything required for a self catering holiday and more besides. A fabulously well stocked kitchen, a radio as well as an all singing aRead morell dancing TV. Scones, cream, jam were waiting for us which was a lovely welcome. Julie and Chris have created a beautiful space to unwind. Fab! Hide

Reviewed by Ken, 10th September 2021

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Everything was great Chris and Julie the owners were very welcoming . We stayed in the Stable it was peaceful and quiet.

Reviewed by Madeline, 6th August 2021

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We had a Fabulous stay at chapel cottage. The rooms were spacious. Very comfortable. Hosts were amazing and looked after us so well. Breakfast was delicious and cooked in front of us in the kitchen/diner. Perfect location for attending a wedding at The Out Barn a few minutes drive away. I would highly recommend and would stay again without hesitatiRead moreon. Hide

Reviewed by Ashley, 30th July 2021

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Everthing about our stay was exceptional. The hosts Julie and Chris are very nice welcoming people, and the accommodation is perfect. We stayed in the Stable cottage, and all you need for a self catering stay is included. It is peaceful and quiet, a couple of miles away from the village of Sheepwash, which has a lovely pub, serving good quality fooRead mored. If you are looking for a central base to explore in all directions, then this is ideal. If you stay here, you wont be dissappointed. Hide

Reviewed by Richard, 23rd July 2021

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Really enjoyed our stay at the Stable hembury gate, Sheepwash. Weather was a little disappointing but this did not really impact on our stay. Hot tub and fire pit were nice in the evenings. The stable was finished to a good standard and very clean. It was well equipped with all you would need. The location is excellent with many interesting places Read moreto visit with a car. Being so rural and isolated makes it so peaceful.Our hosts were very friendly and accommodating. Hope to visit again someday. Hide

Reviewed by David, 16th July 2021

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Lovely people could not make you more comfortable,spotlesly clean,would reccommend to anybody,enjoyed hot tub and barbecue,a lovely stay

Reviewed by samantha, 2nd July 2021

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Fantastic cottage, very cosy and clean. The hot tub was amazing. The hosts were amazing.

Reviewed by Zac, 21st June 2021

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Reviewed by Laura, 19th June 2021

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Absolutely beautiful, everything we could've asked for and more, loved the little touches such as the treats, towel & dirt bags at the entrance which our poodle Luna thoroughly enjoyed, thank you so much, we will definitely be back when next visiting Devon :)

Reviewed by Samantha, 4th June 2021

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Julie and Chris were wonderful and looked after everything perfectly. The location is excellent for cycling as youre so close to the Tarka Trail which is such a lovely route to walk or cycle. Theres a safe place to leave your bikes too which was an added bonus. The cottage was impeccably clean and the quality of the furnishings all great. We loved Read moreto watch the birds in the evenings and to feed carrots to the resident donkeys. Not a single criticism and were already booking for next year! Hide

Reviewed by Kerry, 27th April 2021

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The cottage was immaculate. We absolutely loved our break away. Julie and Chris were very welcoming and I would recommend this holiday cottage to everyone.

Reviewed by Mandy, 23rd April 2021

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A lovely cottage every thing you need to have a comfortable stay . When we arrive there was fresh flowers and cream tea waiting for us . I would highly recommend this property Mandy and Steve

Reviewed by Natalia, 16th April 2021

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Inside was a sizeable studio-style layout with absolutely every amenity you could possibly dream of. Outside was the main event with a 100% private patio area, a brand new hot tub big enough for 6-8 people, a BBQ/ pizza oven, fire pit, table & chairs, sofa, mood lighting and an elevated grass area. There is a wooded area on-site and wonderful sunseRead moret views over the fields. The hosts were incredible, we wish them luck with their next venture: a luxury Gypsy caravan on one of their fields! Hide

Reviewed by Jess, 12th April 2021

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Excellent stay in this beautifully fab barn conversion. Everything I needed and more, in many ways. Would definitely go back.

Reviewed by Luella, 4th December 2020

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We absolutely lived our stay at the stable, the service from Julie and Chris was absolutely amazing! Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by Bridie, 2nd November 2020

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Definitely! The stable is amazing and so comfortable. Chris and Julie are so helpful and welcoming. The hot tub was amazing! Perfect for a relaxing time away.

Reviewed by Maggie, 30th October 2020

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We loved our stay and have rebooked for next year! The accommodation and hosts were perfect!

Reviewed by Megan, 23rd October 2020

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We had the most fantastic week at this cottage! It was the perfect escape that we needed right now. It was so lovely to come back after a day out in the countryside and get warm and cosy. The delicate touches really added to the holiday such as the home made soap and lavender tucked inside our towels. Julie and Chris were so helpful and couldnt be Read morefriendlier! They had the hot tub ready for us every day and it was lovely to sit in at the end of the night and watch the stars. Thank you so much! Hide

Reviewed by Danielle, 9th October 2020

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Julie and chris are so welcoming and helpful. Beautiful cottage and very thoughtful. It felt like a home from home, there was a treat for my labrador when she arrived and cream tea which was delicious! Very clean and beautifully decorated. Cannot recommend highly enough! I will definitely be going back!

Reviewed by Brady, 2nd October 2020

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lovely set out cottage. Quality fixtures and fittings...very friendly owner who helped us out with local info and firing up the evening hot tub when we were day tripping ...more than once !!...very private rear garden...perfect for couples who want to get well away from everything.

Reviewed by Gaynor, 25th September 2020

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Someone else's misfortune was certainly our gain as we managed to get in on the back of a cancellation. Do yourself a favour and book when you see availability - you won't regret it!! Stunning place and a perfect relaxing break in these strange strange times. Chris and Julie couldn't be nicer or more helpful either. Just the right amount of friendlRead morey without being in your face. We LOVED it. Thank you so much for providing just what we needed. Hide

Reviewed by Hannah, 22nd September 2020

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Reviewed by Sarah, 18th September 2020

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Lovely cosy cottage. Hot tub was all ready for us on the first day and easy to heat ourselves after spending the days exploring the surrounding areas. Very well equipped inside and out - we even had dressing gowns. Large private garden and patio area. Set in a beautiful, peaceful location but is a little way from the nearest pub/resturant. The sconRead morees, cream and jam were a lovely treat when we arrived. Hide

Reviewed by Ann, 14th September 2020

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Big garden which was great for our dog. Also lots of fields and woodland to walk in. The cream tea on arrival was gratefully received. Julie and Chris were great hosts and could not do enough for us.

Reviewed by Anne, 4th September 2020

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Superbly equipped studio with private garden and patio including wonderful hot tub. High quality furnishings and very friendly and helpful owners on site. Beautiful, peaceful location but a little isolated.

Reviewed by Richard, 14th August 2020

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Reviewed by Ernest, 11th August 2020

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Reviewed by Ellie, 8th August 2020

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We had such a lovely time on our holiday. The cottage was very clean and Julie has made a lot of effort to make it feel homely and have everything you need. The hot tub was pure bliss and the garden area was lovely to relax in with a book. It's quite easy to find off the a roads and there's a big Tesco about 20 minutes away and a co-op about 10. HiRead moreghly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Jane, 24th July 2020

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We had a lovely stay at The Stable. Just as the photos show it was exactly the same. Very pretty, comfortable and cosy. Julie had very thoughtfully lit the hot tub for us for when we arrived. The weather wasnt great but we didnt mind so much because the place was so lovely. Will definately book again

Reviewed by Alex, 10th July 2020

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Well what a perfect little find this was. Very small cute little cottage in the middle of the Devon countryside. Perfect for a couple for a week away. Accommodation is small but has everything you need, a good private outdoor space, the wood fire hot tub was perfect in the evenings looking up at the stars! The cottage is in a perfect place to visitRead more all areas of Devon from the North coast to Dartmoor! Owners are fantastic, anything you need they are always there! Especially lighting the hot tub. Hide

Reviewed by Hayley, 4th July 2020

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We absolutely loved our stay. It was cosy and super comfortable with a large outdoor area. We were made to feel very comfortable by Julie and Chris. The bed was very comfortable and the whole cottage was delicately decorated. We loved the small touches such as fresh flowers, honesty bar, towel and treat for our dog as well as being asked what time Read morewe would like the hot tub ready. Very close to the tarka Trail for a bike ride. We must mention the superb cleanliness at this strange time. Hide

Reviewed by Samuel, 13th February 2020

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Very peacefull, quiet and romantic place, we spent our valentines day there and i highly reccomend to anyone

Reviewed by Aimee, 10th January 2020

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Perfect in every way! Cottage is extremely well equipped, a lovely location (within 45 mins of Dartmoor and Westward Ho!). Julie and Chris were so accommodating.

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