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Beams and Woodburning stove
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3 reviews
Beams and Woodburning stove
Shippon entrance
View from Shippon
Heated Swimming pool
Converted 17th Century farm buildings
Games Room
Pets Welcome ; Our Spaniel William
Great Walking right from your door
Welcome to North Hill
Bath with overbath shower
Large pool, Sauna and Spa Bath
Looks and feels like it is in the middle of nowhere but only 3 miles from Barnstaple
Mist in the valley - Views from North Hill Cottages
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Shirwell, Barnstaple, Devon, England
Shippon Cottage is the perfect getaway when you and your loved ones want to get away from it all: An idyllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern living. <BR><BR>North Hill Cottages features an indoor heated swimming pool, a new games room, and country walks from the doorstep, you may not want to leave our rural idyll. <BR><BR>For the more active, an abundance of sandy beaches, Exmoor walks, traditional seaside villages and child-friendly attractions lie within easy reach. <BR><BR>Looking for a memorable summer holiday or the perfect getaway for a winter, spring or autumn break? Shippon Cottage is situated in a beautiful rural setting but within easy reach of all that North Devon has to offer.<BR>
About the Owner, Adrian & Carol Ann B
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 11 properties
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Listing #HL169426
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Reviewed September 15, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We had a lovely stay here for my 30th birthday last week. The location and facilities are fantastic, and great for the dog. Upon arrival no one was around to show us how to use hot water etc which was a little frustrating but Carol Ann did answer her phone and did explain how to work. Just meant we had...

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Thank you very much for your excellent comprehensive review. These cottages are small which is why they are 3* and priced accordingly. Although on these websites you have to put a maximum number (6 in this case) we would never in practice let it to more than 2/3 adults and 3 children. If the children were beyond about 14 we...


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Reviewed February 1, 2014 for a stay in December 2013
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Reviewed March 13, 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Smokers welcome but please smoke outside cottage
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Jul 8, 2017 -
Jul 21, 2017
Pre School Holidays
3 nights
Jul 22, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
Summer Holidays
7 nights -- --
Sep 2, 2017 -
Sep 8, 2017
Back to School
7 nights -- --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Pet: $33 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Debit andcredit cards and internet bank transfers accepted

Book for Chritmas/New Year 2017 for full week before end June 2017 and receive 10% discount on quoted price

Book for 2018 before end June 2017 and receive 2017 prices.

All prices include electricity and central heating in Winter
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About the neighborhood
With so much to see and do in North Devon, you will be spoilt for choice. Discover fun filled days that will keep you and your little ones entertained and fascinated for hours on end. Whatever the weather there is an attraction or activity to suit, and plenty of retail therapy in our market towns. Whether you want to explore the coast or enjoy the best local food and drink North Devon has to offer, your journey starts here.<BR><BR>Barnstaple is the oldest borough in the country and is the commercial and agricultural centre of North Devon. A must visit for anyone seeking serious retail therapy. Saxons first settled in Barnstaple (Barum) over 1000 years ago; In 930 AD it was a Saxon stronghold serving as a market for the surrounding countryside. <BR><BR>Today it ha... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 55.9 mi
Railway: Barnstaple: 5.0 mi
Leave the M5 at Junction 27 and follow the A361 to Barnstaple.<BR><BR>When you approach Barnstaple there are two options to get to North Hill.<BR><BR>Option 1 takes you through Barnstaple which can be very busy at peak times with slow moving traffic. This is the route if you want to visit Tesco or shops on the way in.<BR><BR>Option 2 bypasses Barnstaple and is recommended if you don’t want shops.<BR><BR>Option 1<BR><BR>As you approach Barnstaple turn right at the roundabout sign-posted A39 to Lynton and the Hospital. Follow signs to the Hospital which involves several roundabouts with right turns. Proceed until you see the hospital on your right and go straight through the lights. At this point I would recommend you switch off the... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.7 mi.
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