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  • 1 bathroom

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Unplug, rest and reset at this meticulously designed shepherd's hut nestled on a farm estate in the rolling Devonshire countryside. Don't be fooled by its charming yet humble exterior. Inside, there's nothing rustic about this luxurious retreat. Surprisingly spacious and with all the creature comforts, expect pristine interiors united by soothing greys. There's a well-equipped bespoke kitchen, complete with a crackling wood-burner stove to keep things toasty. Crisp-white quality linens on the king-sized bed for a blissful night's sleep. And a welcome hamper brimming with freshly baked treats, Hotel Chocolat hot chocolate, and marshmallows for cosy stargazing nights beside the firepit. Open the double doors each morning and soak up the uninterrupted stunning views from your bedside with a cuppa. Kickstart the day with a shower in the sleek, contemporary en-suite. Or take things outside for a lazy soak in the log-fired hot tub as the resident sheep and ponies trot on by. At night, the home takes on a magical feel as the festoon-lights flicker on. Fire up the barbeque, then sit back to watch shooting stars light up the sky –⁠ and on a clear night, even the Milky Way. Or skip cooking entirely and head to Tavistock's traditional inn (thirteen-minute drive) for real ales and good upper-crust pub food. There's no rush home –⁠ those stars will be right there.


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What to expect


Highlights

Jump in the car and head for Cornwall's coast, just a forty-minute drive away

Jump in the car and head for Cornwall's coast, just a forty-minute drive away

Open the doors wide as you curl up with a morning coffee

Open the doors wide as you curl up with a morning coffee

Kickstart your day with a shower in the sleek bathroom

Kickstart your day with a shower in the sleek bathroom

Slip into the hot tub and prepare for a sunset like no other

Slip into the hot tub and prepare for a sunset like no other

Cosy up beside the firepit and catch a shooting star

Cosy up beside the firepit and catch a shooting star

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Home truths

    Your host is called Fiona

    One bag of logs for the fire is provided (if you stay for three nights or more it is a larger bag) –⁠ additional bags of kiln dried logs are available at £5 per bag

    There are three shepherds huts located on the farm, but they are well spaced apart and each one is totally screened by hedges and fencing to allow you to relax in total privacy

    There's central heating in this home along with a wood-burning fire

    Electricity points are located in the hut for you to use your appliances

    Bathroom essentials are provided here so you can pack light

    There's no Wifi or TV here, the perfect excuse to switch off we think

    A welcome hamper with homemade goodies, hot chocolate, and milk will help to settle you in

About this stay


Amenities

Parking available

Hot tub

Garden

Balcony / patio

Fridge

Oven

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Local guide


About The Tamar Valley

Hugging the border between Cornwall and Devon, the Tamar Valley benefits from some of the best features of both counties – which is apt, given that it’s a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The most spectacular way to take in its charming landscapes is via the Tamar Valley Line, a scenic railway that soars over the River Tamar. The valley’s rich mining heritage means that it is also on...

Get around

Airport

Plymouth City

45 min

Cornwall Newquay

1 hr 7 min

Exeter

1 hr 13 min

Train station

Gunnislake

27 min

Bus stop

Old Station

17 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

22 min

Cafe

21 min

Pharmacy

14 min

Points of interest

Beach

Dandy Hole

1 hr 1 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Not suitable for children under age 12

Not suitable for infants under age 1

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 10:00

No air con

No wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    30

    days

    Cancel at least 30 days before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Up until

    7

    days

    Cancel at least 7 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 7 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Richard

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Your hosts, Richard and Sarah, loved the lands of their farm and estate so much they decided to share them with their guests. And with that, they decided to renovate the estate cottages and install some charming shepherd huts for you to enjoy the best of Devon and Cornwall, before taking on further properties across the South West. Creating a unique and luxurious holiday experience is their passion.

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