Relax in the wood fired hot tub
Lovely studio-style living space
French doors leading to the patio
Intimate dining area
Compact yet perfectly appointed kitchen
Cosy sleeping area
Relax in style after a day exploring
Light and contemporary shower room with WC
Romantic couples retreat
Meet the resident donkeys
Football and dog excercising field
Delightful converted barn (left-hand side)
1 / 12  Relax in the wood fired hot tub
2 / 12  Lovely studio-style living space
3 / 12  French doors leading to the patio
4 / 12  Intimate dining area
5 / 12  Compact yet perfectly appointed kitchen
6 / 12  Cosy sleeping area
7 / 12  Relax in style after a day exploring
8 / 12  Light and contemporary shower room with WC
9 / 12  Romantic couples retreat
10 / 12  Meet the resident donkeys
11 / 12  Football and dog excercising field
12 / 12  Delightful converted barn (left-hand side)

Hembury Gate The Stable,

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

  • Beautifully presented converted barn in idyllic rural setting
  • Lovingly fitted and furnished to include contemporary comforts and original features
  • Private enclosed patio area  with eco wood fired hot tub
  • Perfectly situated for touring the whole of Devon and beyond
  • Walkers can enjoy exploring the nearby Tarka Trail and also Dartmoor National Park
  • Visit Hartland Quay, Lundy Island and RHS Rosemoor

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 double 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 eco wood fired 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 Double bed
  • 1 Shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge
  • Shared utility room with washing machine and freezer
  • Private eco wood fired hot tub
  • 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

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


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 23 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Thomas, 19th July 2019

Very lovely cottage the tub was especially a lovely touch very nice and relaxing the owners were very friendly and if you needed anything all you had to do was ask we will definitely be going back next year

Reviewed by Alyss, 5th July 2019

Beautiful converted stable. Everything you could possibly want/need in terms of facilities. Lovely wood fired hot tub, BBQ, outdoor patio and garden area. The owners go above and beyond to meet your needs/requirements. Loved the Donkeys! Perfect relaxing Holiday

Reviewed by Sarah, 21st June 2019

Loved this cottage and its location. The owners have thought of everything. The hot tub was a real treat after the long journey down to North Devon. Will definitely go back.

Reviewed by Luan, 8th June 2019

We had such a lovely stay, everything was amazing. Julie & Chris were great hosts and nothing was ever too much trouble. We will return and would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Jo-ann, 25th May 2019

What a beautiful cottage spotless clean fully equipped with what you would need, fresh scones cream and jam on arrival owners were very welcoming and friendly would highly recommend this place and for sure we will be back again to stay.

Reviewed by Peter, 3rd May 2019

A very warm welcome from Julie stunning accommodation and location

Reviewed by Kimberly, 29th April 2019

Absolutely beautiful! The cottage was amazing! So clean and cosy. Everything you need aswell. Hot tub was fantastic! Met the hosts who were so lovely And welcoming! Will Definitley be back.

Reviewed by Tim, 26th April 2019

Clean and cosy

Reviewed by Rebecca, 16th April 2019

Very tranquil place, lovley welcome from the hosts and the donkeys :) beautifuly set out for everything you need to relax. Loved the hot tub, great shower too! One of the nicest places we've stayed, so comfortable. Will hopefully go back! Thank you!

Reviewed by Katie, 7th April 2019

A lovely cottage and the hot tub was amazing! Hosts were perfect - very welcoming and sorted the hot tub out for us every day. Easy access to lots of local attractions, Dartmoor and the coast. Would fully recommend to others! We had a lovely time.

Reviewed by Jenny, 28th March 2019

We had a fabulous few days and received a lovely warm friendly welcome from the owners. Would definitely recommend the cottage and will be going back again - hot tub was wonderful

Reviewed by Andrew, 22nd February 2019

Very welcoming and a great relaxed getaway. Brilliant weekend away, would recommend to anyone, was our best time away from home. Hot tub was a definite highlight with a nice bit of living space inside, very comfortable. Julie was very welcoming and even helped book our dinner for our first nights stay.

Reviewed by Jay, 29th November 2018

It was lovely - especially impressed with the hosts, they were sooo nice and friendly, helpful people

Reviewed by Ginny, 26th October 2018

Beautiful little holiday home with a fabulous wood burning hot tub. Every clean and tidy. The owners are really friendly and welcoming. Perfect little getaway.

Reviewed by Luke, 28th September 2018

Julie and Chris were really friendly and helpful. Had a great time, travelling around Cornwall and Devon in the day and relaxing in the hot tub on the night. Had a great time, highly recommend staying here.

Reviewed by Emma, 24th August 2018

We had a lovely stay last weekend. We wanted short break with our dog over bank holiday weekend and this was a perfect location with ample dog walking options around from forest to beach, lots of local pubs for lunch around too. The wood hot tub was lovely and relaxing after a long day walking, like an outdoor hot bath! Loved it here and would defiRead morenitely recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Ken, 17th August 2018

The cottage was just the right size for a romantic holidays with its own private garden and hot tub .the cottage has everythink you need .the shower is out of this world. the pressure of the shower is out of this world .

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