The Shippon, near Wheddon Cross

The Shippon, near Wheddon Cross

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The Shippon is situated on Cutthorne Farm between Wheddon Cross and Exford set in a private valley deep in the heart of the Exmoor National Park If you are looking for peace and quiet in the middle of some of the most beautiful countryside in England then this is the place for you The farm has 14th century origins and the property has been carefully converted into comfortable holiday accommodation from an original stone outbuilding the name shippon means cow shed Sleeps up to 4 guests in two bedrooms One double bedroom king-sized bed and one twin bedroom Open plan kitchen and sitting room with vaulted ceilings and original oak beams Lovely views across the cobbled yard and duck pond Carefully converted from stone outbuildings with 14th century origins Situated in a private valley deep in the heart of the Exmoor National Park Dogs welcome 2 max for 25 supplement Wifi heating and electricity included Bed linen and towels are provided Approx 2 miles to local villages with pubs and shops Arrive from 4 pm Depart by 10 am Stone steps lead up from the cobbled yard to the front door which take you directly into the open plan kitchen and sitting room The vaulted ceiling shows off the original beams and give a spacious feel to the property The large window looks out over the duck pond and across the farmland beyond The hallway leads away from the other side of the sitting room to the bathroom which has shower over bath toilet and hand basin and the two bedrooms One is a double bedroom with king-sized bed and the other is a twin bedroom therefore sleeping up to 4 guests Stabling and grazing available so you could bring your horse on holiday to Exmoor with you The Shippon is adjoined to The Ballroom another holiday property which also sleeps 4 guests Dogs Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement maximum of 2 A supplementary fee of 25 will be added to your invoice Please note this cottage is situated on a farm therefore you are required to ensure your dog is kept under your control at all times this includes free-range ducks and chickens in the yard where the cars are parked as well as livestock in the fields Furthermore please do not allow your dogs on the furniture and do not leave them alone in the property at any time Horses The farm offers turnout and stabling facilities for those wanting to bring their horse on holiday Charges are 12 per night per horse for stabling and turnout on a DIY basis Please contact us prior to booking to check availability for horses Smoking The Shippon is strictly non-smoking Local area The Shippon is ideal located for exploring Exmoor being about 20 minutes from many of the key moorland attractions including Dunkery Tarr Steps Dulverton Dunster Wimbleball Lake and the list goes on Local amenities Wheddon Cross approx 2 miles has a well-stocked mini-supermarket Post Office facilities and petrol station with good opening times The Rest Be Thankful Inn is the village pub which serves food and is child and dog friendly Exford is also approx 2 miles in the other direction there is a village shop and Post Office and two pubs Minehead is the nearest town approximately 12 miles from The Shippon Here you will find the larger supermarkets and petrol stations Tesco and Morrison s are both situated on the outskirts of the town and have longer opening hours most major high street banks with cash machines plus a range of other shops throughout the town Arrival and departure The property will be ready from 4 pm on the day of your arrival Please depart by 10 am on the last day of your stay Please leave the property clean and tidy so that we can guarantee it will be ready on time for our next guests Changeover days The Shippon is available for week-long bookings and short breaks

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