Shepherds Hut is a lovely retreat situated in the village of Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor National Park. Hosting one double bed as part of the studio set-up, and a shower room, this property can sleep up to two people. Inside you will also find an open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with woodburner. To the outside is off-road parking for one car at the top of the field beside the stables, a picnic bench, pond, and a fire pit. Located on a farm with rural surroundings, Shepherds Hut is a characterful cottage in a delightful part of England.
All one level. One bedroom: 1 x double.
Shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with woodburner.
Electric central heating with woodburner. Electric two ring hob, small fridge, TV. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off-road parking for one car. Picnic bench and fire pit. 2 Well behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1.4 miles. Note: Property is located next to a pond. Note: Parking is at the top of the field beside the stables. A walk through the field to get to the property (suggest walking shoes or wellies in wet weather).
At the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, discover Moretonhampstead a small village with a collection of amenities and things to do. There is a wide variety of shops as well as four pubs and an open-air swimming pool, with a plethora of idyllic walking and cycling also available from your doorstep. The Miniature Pony Centre is also only a short drive away and is ideal for a day out.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!