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Lounge area
Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner
Dining area
Kitchen
Bedroom
Shower Room
Enjoy walking around the lake set within 10 acres
The chicken and ducks in the garden
The shared garden
Decked patio
View towards the barn and decked patio
View towards the barn with decked patio
1 / 12  Lounge area
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5 / 12  Bedroom
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7 / 12  Enjoy walking around the lake set within 10 acres
8 / 12  The chicken and ducks in the garden
9 / 12  The shared garden
10 / 12  Decked patio
11 / 12  View towards the barn and decked patio
12 / 12  View towards the barn with decked patio

Ford Mill Shippen

Clovelly (4.5mls SE), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Idyllic rural location making this property the ideal couple’s retreat
  • Set within 10 acres of land which guests are welcomed to share with the owners
  • Onsite fishing available by request directly with the property owners.
  • Local beaches within a twenty-minute drive
Property code: 42182

Barn conversion property, located in the spacious grounds of the owner’s house, just a short drive from North Devon’s stunning coastline, with its beaches, fishing villages and scenic clifftop walks.

This pretty barn conversion is tucked away within 10-acres of countryside in a beautiful part of North Devon and would make a wonderful romantic bolthole for a couple along with two canine companions. With fishing on the lake, resident chickens and a giant chess set, you won’t be bored during your break here! However, during the days when you want to take life a little slower, the cottage is a warm and welcoming haven where you can kick back and relax in this comfortable home-from-home.

Accessed via a ramp to the front door, this single storey barn would be an ideal property for anyone with mobility issues. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area is Smart and modern with chic sofas perfectly complimenting the charcoal grey floor tiles and sleek glossy white kitchen cabinetry. A cute dining table for two would make a wonderful spot for a romantic evening meal after a fun day exploring the local area. The cosy double bedroom boasts a sleek en-suite wet room that would make morning showers a delight.

The village of Woolfardisworthy (known locally as Woolsery) is just 2 miles from the property and here you’ll find a well-stocked village shop and post office as well as an upmarket fish and chip shop and beautiful village pub and restaurant. The seaside village of Westward Ho! is a pleasant 12-mile drive away and would be a great day out for Fido where he can dig in the sand and chase waves. The unique village of Clovelly can be found 5 miles away and you’ll love wandering down the traffic-free cobbled streets to the harbour at the bottom, stopping at the pub to refuel before slowly walking back up again.

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

  • 1 double bedroom Wet room with shower and WC
  • TV, DVD, and iPod dock
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Free range eggs available to purchase
  • Fishing on-site (please bring own rods)
  • 10 acres of land to explore
  • Giant outdoor chess set
  • Ample off-road parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 4 miles, beach 8 miles
  • Complex of properties
  • Please note, the entrance to the property and outside decking area is situated adjacent to a working dairy farm

Alice Newby

This property is personally managed by Alice.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 34 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Roy 6th October 2020

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Reviewed by Michael 30th September 2020

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Lovely tranquil location, with lovely grounds to walk around. The premises were just as we expected and were clean and well equipped . We were made to feel very welcome by the host James.

Reviewed by Susan 26th September 2020

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This is a charming little holiday cottage with everything you need. Very comfortable and the grounds are beautiful. My 2 dogs loved running around. James the farmer was very welcoming and we had some fresh eggs off of him for breakfast but he wouldn't take any money for them. Lots of lovely places to visit but you do need to drive to Pubs restauranRead morets etc if you want to go out in the evening and the lanes are very narrow & thank god for sat nav's otherwise not sure we would of found the place t Hide

Reviewed by Julie 12th September 2020

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A little remote at first, but you soon find your bearings and easy to get to places.

Reviewed by Christopher 5th September 2020

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Very nice holiday away with my partner and the dogs, great location, beautiful cottage and lovely people.

Reviewed by Sara 29th August 2020

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Perfect rural location for visiting coastline areas Lovely cottage set in beautiful grounds

Reviewed by Heather 22nd August 2020

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Lovely cosy cottage, had everything on hand all mod cons. Extremely clean and well presented

Reviewed by Annette 8th August 2020

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A wonderful location with a very helpful and friendly landlord and landlady. We had all we needed in this very comfy and bright apartment. On a beautiful site, we were permitted to wander all over the grounds at our leisure. This was our very first stay vacation which we thoroughly enjoyed. The facilities were great and even the fully functional faRead morerm opposite did not bother us. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah 1st August 2020

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quite rural location, if you want to be away from everything, owners land is nice and tranquil especially by the river, owners are friendly and welcoming, great place to stay but can easily reach places of interest.

Reviewed by D 27th February 2020

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This cottage was absolutely brilliant with very up to date facilities, very warm and the people were very friendly and helpful. The area was very pretty and some lovely places to visit fairly locally.

Reviewed by Chris 16th February 2020

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Reviewed by Colin 14th February 2020

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Reviewed by Ms R 20th November 2019

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As described, easy, comfortable and a warm home from home, especially on the cold and soggy days. The hosts and their farming neighbours were welcoming & kind. I had eggs from their chickens, onions from next door and bacon and fresh cows milk from across the road. A truly rural setting with quick access to the Devon/Cornish coast as well as the ExRead moremoor, Bodmin and Dartmoor and other gems in between. No phone signal though but wifi/BB ok Hide

Reviewed by Peter 7th September 2019

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Made to feel welcome .. milk and bread ready there waiting for us . Lovely clean cottage all heeds catered for .. James and Penny onsite if needed Fantastic grounds to walk around especially if you have dogs . Thoroughly recommend

Reviewed by Lewis 24th August 2019

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James and penny are really nice people and and easy to get on with , Its was an ideal place also for our dogs easy walking on there land Very good thank you Lewis and penny

Reviewed by mark 27th July 2019

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Lovely little property in a quiet and peaceful location. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. The property is perfect for two with good facilities. We enjoyed the eggs and bread on arrival. Nice Little walks around the property and well located for Devon and North Cornwall attractions. A very nice property and location we look forward to cominRead moreg back. Hide

Reviewed by Meg 13th July 2019

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Exterior photos misleading, as outside patio area is right on the roadside, and immediately opposite the neighbouring farm gates. We did not fancy eating there due to the "country" smells of manure, and the attendant flies. Although the property is right on the roadside, the lane is actually very quiet, with very little passing traffic, but we wereRead more woken every second night at gone midnight by the arrival of the tanker to empty the milk tanks of the farm. Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 6th July 2019

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A very comfortable and clean cottage - perfect for rest and relaxation. Hosts were super - very welcoming, recommend the eggs from their chickens!! Need to be aware it is in the heart of the countryside - the roads are very narrow.

Reviewed by Clare 1st July 2019

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Reviewed by Stephen 24th June 2019

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Reviewed by Charlotte 20th June 2019

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Reviewed by Robin 1st June 2019

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Reviewed by Susy 18th May 2019

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Cottage was very clean and comfortable and all on one level (no stairs) which was just what we wanted. Owners had made a great efford to make our stay pleasant and welcoming.

Reviewed by Sam 7th May 2019

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Ford Mill Shippen is great. The owners were so helpful and could not have done more. The Shippen is in a lovely quiet location but close enough to all you'd need. Clean, beautifully finished, just all round great value and choice.

Reviewed by Lorraine 29th April 2019

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Reviewed by Philip 26th April 2019

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Great place and lovely surroundings to take our dog for a walk, nice quiet location.

Reviewed by Lynne 15th March 2019

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Reviewed by Lorraine 10th March 2019

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Lovely place in the middle of a farm. Lovely touches made by owners to ensure comfort.

Reviewed by Thomas 12th February 2019

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My better half and I stayed for 3 nights and we couldnt recommend this place enough. A well equipped, comfortable and peaceful little cottage, perfect for a little getaway to reset. James was fantastic, couldnt do enough for us. He recommended going down to Hartland Quay and if you fancy long walk along some beautiful coastline (followed by a swiftRead more half!) wed definitely recommend the same! Hide

Reviewed by Carol 7th February 2019

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Reviewed by Damien 4th February 2019

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Reviewed by Mandy 18th January 2019

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Beautiful Cottage so peaceful loved it there

Reviewed by Ca 26th December 2018

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Reviewed by Ann 20th October 2018

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