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Shepherd Hut 2 At The Burlands

Barnstaple (4.5mls SE), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Shepherd Hut
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Enjoy expansive countryside views, a fabulous retreat for couples close to the coast
  • One of two beautifully presented shepherds huts in an idyllic setting
  • Handcrafted and traditionally styled
Property code: 78435

A fabulously well-designed shepherds hut, set in the grounds of the owners impressive thatched home. The village pub and store are close by and the golden sandy beach of Westward Ho! is a short drive.

Set in a superb location yet just a short drive takes you to the nearby town of Barnstaple, which has an array of things to see and do, the characterful Pannier Market is worth a look and for those looking to walk or cycle it offers easy access to the popular Tarka Trail where you can enjoy traffic free space. Bideford with its maritime connections is an interesting place to visit - where you can hop on the Oldenburg and enjoy a boat trip to Lundy island. Beach lovers are also well-catered for with numerous beaches in the area, including delightful Instow, plus the surfing meccas of Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho! also close by. Alternatively explore the pretty coastal villages of Appledore, Hartland and Clovelly. Exmoor National Park is just a short drive away where you can enjoy fabulous walks and scenery.

Entering this adorable shepherds hut you will immediately find yourself in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining/sleeping area. In the sleeping area you will find a double bed which can be raised and set into the unit to allow for a dining area, where you can enjoy your breakfast and morning coffee before heading out for a day exploring the area. After a busy day out and about relax in front of the wood burner and plan the following days adventures. The compact kitchen area is equipped with an electric mini oven with a two ring hob and a fridge. For your comfort there is an en-suite shower and WC, providing a comfortable stay in this beautiful rustic environment.

Outside of the property there is a lovely little enclosed patio area with garden furniture, hot tub and BBQ with views of the lake and fields beyond. There is private off-road parking for one car provided at the top of the field. Guests at all the properties on this site have the freedom to wander the grounds and surrounding fields. There is a lake where you can fish (rods and tackle available and an art roomavailable to you to use by arrangement with the owner.

  • 1 sleeping area with double bed
  • 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric mini oven and 2 ring hob, microwave and fridge
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Electric heating included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Surfboard storage
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach 11 miles, shop 2 miles and pub 1.5 miles
  • Enclosed patio area with garden furniture, hot tub and BBQ
  • Shared use of coarse fishing lake and art house (arranged direct with the owner)
  • Property does not have a TV
  • Regret no children under the age of 12

Alice Newby

This property joined our collection in 2020 and is managed by Alice.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Sian, 11th June 2021

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Beautiful place to stay, would go back in a heart beat. You may need to drive to places from here if you like to explore/do activities/beach but it's in a beautiful location and perfect scenery. A lovely welcome to The Burlands as soon as we arrived with treats in you shepherds hut. Thank you for a lovely break away.

Reviewed by Sonu, 24th May 2021

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An amazing shepherd hut in an outstanding location. If you look from outside its just a cottage but if youre in, youll find everything you need. Just a 20 min drive from beautiful beaches of Devon. If the weather isnt great to go out, you can still go for a walk or can have fun in hot tub. The best thing I like about this place is the dog, they areRead more so adorable and follow you like they have known you for years. Amazing place with great hospitality. Hide

Reviewed by Charlotte, 20th May 2021

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If youre looking for a lodge holiday this is definitely one that youre going to want to stay at! Zena, the owner, is the most lovely lady, she is so welcoming and will cater to anything you ask for and gives very good recommendations of local places to visit. The Shephards Hut was so homely and cosy it really helped us relax on our weekend away!

Reviewed by Ash, 8th May 2021

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We had an amazing time. Zena was very warm and welcoming. The location is great to visit many of north Devons best beaches. The hut is nicely laid out and well equipped - the hot tub being the a lovely extra. To all dog lovers this will be your dream holiday! The three dogs there are great, after a few treats and a couple balls thrown they will be Read moreyour best friends all holiday. We will be back! Hide

Reviewed by Zenon, 28th April 2021

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Perfect Shepherds Hut in a perfect location. The owners are so lovely and friendly and always helpful. From the hot tub to the wood burner to all the small touches within the stay this is a perfect little break away Dont even hesitate to book this, you wont be disappointed

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