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The Shippen at Wheel Farm

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  • £445  to  £1305

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    1 Dog

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About The Shippen at Wheel Farm

Wheel Farm Cottages provide a choice of ten Four Star holiday homes nestling amidst glorious North Devon countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just two miles from Combe Martin on the coast. With some of North Devon's finest beaches and the Exmoor National Park within easy reach, this is a superb holiday destination for those who simply want to relax or explore the areas many attractions.

Offering peace and tranquility, Wheel Farm Cottages provide guests with excellent on-site facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and outdoor tennis court (all weather). There's also a play area to keep the little ones amused and seven acres of grounds including gardens and woodland to relax and unwind in.

Combe Martin itself is a popular holiday destination with a good choice of pubs, restaurants, lovely beach and the award winning Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park which is sure to be a holiday highlight with younger guests.

The local area not only has its fair share of fantastic beaches for lazy days and water sports including Croyde, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe and Saunton within easy driving distance; but it also has an abundance of attractions for day trips out. Here are just a few to whet your appetite:

  • Tarka Trail – follow the twenty-one miles of scenic level cycle trail (bike hire available).
  • Exmoor Zoo at Bratton Fleming - sure to be a hit with the children (and anyone who loves animals!).
  • Watermouth Castle and Theme Park near to picturesque Ilfracombe - a must being one of the South West's top attractions.
  • Wimbleball Lake at Dulverton which offers plenty of water sports including sailing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and rowing, along with bird watching, fishing for trout and lovely walks.
  • Clovelly village – A jewel in Devon's crown with its little cobbled streets that cascade down to the glistening 14th Century harbour.
  • Lynton and Barnstaple Railway - currently offering a two mile return ride through glorious Exmoor countryside but soon to be extended to become the most famous narrow gauge railway in the world.
  • Arlington Court (National Trust) with its Carriage Museum.

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Owner details:

Amanda Tassell (Bkgs Officer) joined Independent Cottages in January 2017

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Bike Storage
  • Tennis Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (Exmoor)

The Shippen sleeps four guests in three bedrooms and is perfect for families and also couples who like a little extra space around them. The entrance to the cottage is tucked away from the main courtyard, providing a nice sense of privacy. With lovely character features perfectly blended with modern style, accommodation is dog-friendly and comprises:

Ground floor

  • Open-plan living divided into two distinct areas. The sitting area has comfy seating, television, DVD player and a log burner for cosy nights. From here you step up into the dining area with table and four chairs, and well-equipped kitchen with microwave, fridge (with ice box), dishwasher, oven and hob.

First floor

  • Attractive bedroom with double bed.
  • Two single bedrooms - both decorated in restful colours like the double.
  • House bathroom with bath (including overhead shower), WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Outside: Guests staying at The Shippen have an area to sit outside and relax in the warmer months and easy access onto the field where you can walk dogs. The surrounding extensive grounds also provide plenty of places to sit and enjoy a glass of wine or quiet moment with a good book. Guests have the shared use of the indoor swimming pool, all weather tennis court and sauna - all the right ingredients to relax and unwind in this picturesque setting.

Additional information: Pets are welcome in The Shippen but other cottages are kept pet free. No smoking. WiFi internet access available. Prices include heating, bed linen, electricity and towels (please bring beach towels). Please note the washing machine and tumble dryer are located in a communal laundry room. Cot and high chair available by request. Short breaks available out of peak season - please enquire with the owner.

This property is managed by an agency who may apply an additional booking fee to the prices quoted

Star Rating: 4 Star

The Shippen at Wheel Farm Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 2 Singles)
1 dog welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1271 377432 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the swimming pool.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Amanda Tassell (Bkgs Officer)
Member Since January 2017

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* Calendar last updated: 28th May 2022

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