We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Shippen

1 review
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Lying in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Shippen enjoys a remarkable elevated position that offers panoramic views down the length of the Yarty valley. Its private paddock and enclosed garden are surrounded by ancient woodlands and open fields while the Jurassic coast is only a few miles away. One of the many local footpaths allows access to a bluebell wood and, on the river, a weir pool and salmon ladder. The interior, airy and open-planned, offers easy access to all areas, including the double height bedrooms and spacious terrace. The Manger sleeping five guests is also available to book at this location. This holiday cottage at a glance Sleeps four guests. The accommodation is on the ground floor Two bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. Separate bathroom. Free stand...Lying in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Shippen enjoys a remarkable elevated position that offers panoramic views down the length of the Yarty valley. Its private paddock and enclosed garden are surrounded by ancient woodlands and open fields while the Jurassic coast is only a few miles away. One of the many local footpaths allows access to a bluebell wood and, on the river, a weir pool and salmon ladder. The interior, airy and open-planned, offers easy access to all areas, including the double height bedrooms and spacious terrace. The Manger sleeping five guests is also available to book at this location. This holiday cottage at a glance Sleeps four guests. The accommodation is on the ground floor Two bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. Separate bathroom. Free standing wood burning stove. Large front garden leading to enclosed half acre paddock. There is a small pond within the extensive grounds. Two well-behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge). Ample parking WiFi. Minimum of a three night stay. Additional features Fabulous views. The sitting and dining area have glass doors which open onto the terrace. Electric hob and oven, multifunctional microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, washer/dryer. 32' Flat screen digital TV, DVD, CD, radio, iPod dock. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Barbecue and charcoal available. Table tennis available in the adjacent barn. Guests may use the village tennis court by arrangement. Guest use of a paddock. Attractions and nearby amenities Nearby are three excellent, family-run farm shops, River Cottage HQ and Canteen as well as nationally acclaimed eateries and a choice of pubs known for good cooking and beer. Have dinner at the Tuckers Arms in Dalwood. Cider is made in the main barn. The nearest post office and cafe is a mile away in Membury. Within a 20 minute drive is the seaside town of Lyme Regis, a World Heritage Site famous for fossils. Branscome, Beer, Axmouth and Charmouth are only a little further down the coast. Within an easy forty minute drive are Dartmoor and Exmoor. The antique and second-hand book town of Honiton is on the way to the Devon Cathedral town of Exeter. Just over the border into Dorset are many Iron Age Hill Forts. Astronomy enthusiasts will appreciate the Dark Sky area. For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.More
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Manager
Rural Retreats
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2015
Write a ReviewReviews (1)
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Date of stay: August 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
See more amenities
Availability
April 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
May 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
June 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
July 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
August 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#FKN2225798539