Part of Shute Cottage, a 15th century, Grade II listed thatched Devon longhouse, Shute Cottage Barn is a beautifully converted linhay barn.
The barn, nestles amongst rolling hills in the Teign Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of 'Dartmoor National Park', near the south Devon sandy beaches. It is secluded; overlooking unspoilt wooded countryside and meadows doused in birdsong.An award winning pub is a 3 minute stroll up the lane. Haldon Countryside Park where you can test your mountain biking skills is close by.
It is ideal for walkers, mountainbikers and those seeking a tranquil escape from it all; with an array of National Trust properties, antique centres and Dartmoor villages to explore in the vicinity.Shute Cottage Barn, has it's own patio and stands in 5 acres of sunny gardens, woodland and meadows with stream, which you are welcome to explore during your stay.
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The Barn is ideal for walkers with walks across the fields and woods to 'The Manor Inn' with its exquisite food, and with 'The Dartmoor National Park' and 'Haldon Forest Park' on the doorstep. Walking, cycling and riding routes are plentiful, as are the stunning south Devon beaches.
Mountainbikers and adventurers will enjoy the extensive trails and walks; abseiling and climbing in 'Haldon Forest Park'; gourmets will be satiated with the profusion of good cuisine in the beautiful thatched Dartmoor pubs. Birdwatchers and antique hunters will love Topsham and Ashburton. There is an array of National Trust properties nearby.
Enjoy the original features of the stylish barn which was converted to the highest standards in 2008, retaining it's 15th century charm. It is cosy and warm, yet light and smart. It is open plan, with a smart cream kitchen with butler sink; hob, fridge-freezer and washing machine. The dining area has a kitchen table and chairs with Sky TV. There is an antique brass double bed and ensuite power shower and loo.
Please visit http://www.shutecottagedevon.co.uk to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Devon.
50% deposit. Payment in full 4 weeks prior to stay.
Dartmoor National Park. The National Trust's Castle Drogo, Canonteign Falls; the bistros and birdwatching at historic Topsham. The beautiful Dartmoor villages: Chagford and Bovey Tracey, the antique centre: Ashburton. The quaint thatched pubs at for eg. Lustleigh.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Exeter
Recommended Places to Visit: South Devon beaches, Dartmoor villages, Chagford etc. The Eden Centre Exeter National Trust properties: Killerton, Castle Drogo, Knightshayes....
Annual Events: Haldon Gold Cup at Exeter Racecourse - first week in November.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Nobody Inn THe Manor Inn - Ashton Topsham Gidleigh Park, Bovey Castle Dartmoor Pubs and Exeter's many restaurants and cafes
Local Sports: Extensive walking on Dartmoor, golf course 3 miles away, horseriding, extensive mountianbiking and cycling trails, runs and walks; adventure climbing; abseiling and play trails in Haldon Countryside Park, just 2 miles away.
Doddiscombsleigh is a small village nestling in the beautiful Teign Valley with an award winning pub a mere 3 min stroll up the lane. The village is on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park and 8 miles from the Cathedral City of Exeter and the bistros and birdwatching paradise of Topsham. Haldon Forest and Countryside Park and Exeter Racecourse is just 2 miles away.