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Large patio area with hot tub, sun loungers and BBQ
Hot tub area with countryside views
Stylish lounge area
Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
The perfect dining area
Comfortable seating for two
Modern kitchen area
What shall we cook today
Super king-size bedroom
Beautifully decorated throughout
King-size bedroom through to en-suite shower room
En-suite shower room with WC
Hot tub robes included
Seperate WC located just off the living area
Private courtyard area with hot tub and seating
Sit back and relax
Private courtyard area
View towards the property
Farmland surrounds the property
Superb country walks direct from the barn
Fun and freedom for dogs in the acre garden
Chase me..
Acre wide garden ideal for relaxing
View towards the entrance to the farm
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2 / 28  Hot tub area with countryside views
3 / 28  Stylish lounge area
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5 / 28  The perfect dining area
6 / 28  Comfortable seating for two
7 / 28  Modern kitchen area
8 / 28  What shall we cook today
9 / 28  Super king-size bedroom
10 / 28  Beautifully decorated throughout
11 / 28  King-size bedroom through to en-suite shower room
12 / 28  En-suite shower room with WC
13 / 28  Hot tub robes included
14 / 28  Seperate WC located just off the living area
15 / 28  Private courtyard area with hot tub and seating
16 / 28  Sit back and relax
17 / 28  Private courtyard area
18 / 28  View towards the property
19 / 28  Farmland surrounds the property
20 / 28  Superb country walks direct from the barn
21 / 28  Fun and freedom for dogs in the acre garden
22 / 28  Chase me..
23 / 28  Acre wide garden ideal for relaxing
24 / 28  View towards the entrance to the farm
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The Piggery

High Bickington (1.5mls SE), Devon
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Internet access
Luxury
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Electric vehicle charging
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Situated on a small working sheep farm in unspoilt rural countryside
  • The perfect Romanic retreat a great base for exploring North Devon
  • Set in a traditional courtyard setting with wood burner, private patio and private hot tub

 

Property code: 55322

Beautifully converted in 2018, this superb property is one of a pair of barn conversions situated on a small working sheep farm in unspoilt rural countryside in the heart of Devon. Stylishly designed and attractively decorated, this charming property features a private hot tub, generous garden, and makes a fantastic, cosy and romantic retreat for two. Perfect for enjoying country walks and exploring quaint villages, the property is also just 15 miles from the stunning northern coast with beautiful beaches at Croyde and Westward Ho! within easy reach.

This delightfully bright and welcoming cottage features a spacious, attractive and elegant open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with plenty of comfortable seating, a traditional wood burner and Smart TV. The property plays host to cosy super king-size bedroom, which can be made into a twin upon request, with an en-suite shower room. Outside you can relax in the private hot tub or enjoy a BBQ on the patio. The cottage also offers an acre of wild garden with an orchard. You are welcome to explore the farmyard and grounds, with lambing taking place at Easter.

Located in the centre of Tarka Country, this lovely property is perfect for keen walkers and cyclists looking to enjoy stunning countryside and breathtaking trails. The market town of Great Torrington is nearby (8.5 miles) and is home to Dartington Crystal, or you could head to Devon’s spectacular northern coast and enjoy the beaches at Saunton (18 miles), Croyde (21 miles) and Westward Ho! (19 miles). Visit RHS Rosemoor Gardens, 10 miles away, or explore the breathtaking Exmoor National Park (16 miles).

  • 1 bedroom - 1 super-king-size zip and link bed which can be made into a twin upon request
  • 1 en-suite shower room and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Private hot tub - robes provided
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Colour changing mood lighting in the lounge
  • Underfloor heating
  • Bicycle storage available
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge and Smart TV in bedroom
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Regret no infants - Babes in arms welcome
  • Beach 17 miles, community shop, and pub 1.5 miles
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Electric vehicle charging on site
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Alice Newby

This property is personally managed by Alice.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 36 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Derek 22nd March 2024

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Reviewed by Louise 29th December 2023

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Stunning, modern and clean cottage. Well equipped, the owners had thought of everything. Perfect for dogs with an enclosed patio and on site dog walks. Very rural perfect for those wanting to enjoy the Devon countryside.

Reviewed by Diane 10th November 2023

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The perfect place for a relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Jeremy 3rd November 2023

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Having stayed at 4x 4* cottages with hot tubs in the last 2 years in this local area, this is by far the best. Very clean, hot tub perfect after long days. Great location, really nice to have a welcome basket, excellent facilities. Lots of walks for couples with a 4 legged friend, recommend Saunton, Woolacombe and Lynton and Lynmouth. Great fish anRead mored chips at Squires in Braunton. We look forward to a return visit next year. Hide

Reviewed by Janine 29th October 2023

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We absolutely loved our stay in this lovely property

Reviewed by Melanie 20th October 2023

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Really lovely place to stay, undercover hot tub is a bonus after a busy day exploring.

Reviewed by Stephen 13th October 2023

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We had a very relaxing week at the Piggery, which was lovely, well designed, very clean and equipped with everything we needed. The owners were very welcoming and showed us where to walk our dog. After days out at the lovely North Devon beaches and forest walks it was great to go back and relax in the hot tub, while enjoying the countryside views. Read moreWe highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Clive 23rd September 2023

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The house was very pretty as we approached and as we open the door it smelt so clean. The bed was massive and comfy. I would recommend the piggery as a very relaxing retreat.

Reviewed by Helen 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Susan 18th August 2023

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Reviewed by Sarah 30th June 2023

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We thoroughly enjoyed our week's holiday at the piggery. Throughout our stay, the owner Ian was very friendly whenever I bumped into him while out walking the dog on the farm. He came to show us the workings of the hot tub and told us where we could walk the dog on the farm at the begining of our stay, then left us to it. Obviously we could contactRead more him if we needed to. The cottage was very clean upon arrival and there was plenty of storage space for all of our things. We will definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Chloe 9th June 2023

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The cottage was lovely, in a peaceful and quiet area, however the area does not have much around it, so i would suggest shopping for food before you arrive as the closest supermarket (besides one small spar about 10 mins away) is about half an hour away. The owner is lovely and showed us around where we could walk the dog. which theres lot of spaceRead more where he could run around and chase a ball etc. Hot tub was so nice and relaxing and very private. overall a really nice, relaxing get away Hide

Reviewed by Vikki 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Bev 12th May 2023

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Fantastic property and location.........so good this was the 3rd year we have stayed for a fortnight. Hits all the buttons - lovely accommodation, good location as whilst in the countryside only a few minutes from the well stocked village community shop and around 35 minutes from all the lovely beaches on the North Devon coastline. Large patio giveRead mores options to sit in the sun or under cover and the hot tub is a lovely way to relax. Hide

Reviewed by Fiona 28th April 2023

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Well equipped comfortable cottage, warm welcome by Iain and huge field that the dog to run in. Dog poo bins provided

Reviewed by amanda 24th March 2023

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Was everything we wanted as we needed to relax and have peace and quiet. It was very tranquil .Beautiful the moment we opened the door. Perfectly warm and welcoming. So clean and modern and a lovely box of goodies to welcome us. The kitchen was well equipped. Everything has been thought of for the whole stay to make you relax . our dog drake settleRead mored down really quick. There are fields an orchard and a beautiful wood for dog walks. The hot tub was wonderful and had a lovely view. Hide

Reviewed by Marie 10th March 2023

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A very comfortable property, well equipped and stylish. It's in a great location, quiet and rural but within very easy reach of several towns and beautiful beaches. If you don't want to drive there are a number of walks directly from the property. Dog friendly and very welcoming owners. The hot tub is perfect after a day exploring the local area.

Reviewed by David 3rd March 2023

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WOW!! A lovely piece of heaven in Devon! based on a farm with fields all around made a great location for my wife and I with our Rottie. Greeted by the super friendly owner on arrival, gave us guided tour and all info we needed. Upon entering was warm, cosy and very clean, spotless! A lovely welcome pack which was a great touch! Very spacious accomRead moremodation, Overall, we just wish we could have stayed longer than 2 nights, very relaxing. Would not hesitate to rebook in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 27th February 2023

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A beautiful place with a very high standard of finish. Lovely location with plenty of country walks. The owners were very welcoming and had Al so left us a basket of local produce. We would definitely recommend the piggery.

Reviewed by Penny 17th February 2023

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Reviewed by Claire 9th December 2022

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Outstanding.

Reviewed by Daniel 26th November 2022

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Really nice stay thank you so much. The piggery was absolutely stunning and very relaxing. A really nice weekend away out of London. Would 100% recommend It

Reviewed by Diane 11th November 2022

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3rd visit to the Piggery. Always spotless. Very quiet and relaxing Will definitely be visiting again. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Dona 4th November 2022

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We had an amazing time at the Piggery, it is a lovely place! We got given a hamper with delicious eggs and biscuits! Our Labrador loved exploring all of the fields, especially the meadow! We all felt very chilled and at home in the Piggery. We hope to come again for much longer next time :)

Reviewed by Kathryn 28th October 2022

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Lovely place to stay, clean, tidy and tranquil. Best bit was the hot tub, clean, easy to work and secluded.

Reviewed by Emma 21st October 2022

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The Piggery is a heavenly slice of luxury in the Devon countryside. It is beautifully equipped & decorated with every need considered for a comfortable stay. Ian, the owner, is charming & friendly but not at all intrusive. Our welcome hamper was a thoughtful touch. We will be returning for sure & look forward to enjoying the lodge & its comforts agRead moreain soon. Hide

Reviewed by Kelly 7th October 2022

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Beautiful location. Gorgeous property. Lovely views. Immaculate and clean property. Hosts were lovely. Welcome basket was great(delicious apple juice) Hot tub was so relaxing. TVs, nice and big. Bed was comfy. Good WiFi. Nice sized secured patio area for dogs. Great fields for walking dogs.

Reviewed by Dawn 30th September 2022

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A beautiful holiday home, super clean & very homely with everything you need.We had a wonderful week & would 100% rebook. The home is spacious, modern but cosy with the underfloor heating & log burner. The hot tub is huge & the outdoor patio is fantastic. If you have dogs there isnt really anywhere to walk them after dark apart from the farm lane wRead morehich is pitch black, this is the only issue we had. Would recommend anyone considering to simply book it! I didnt want to come home! Hide

Reviewed by Calum 13th August 2022

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Fantastic set up and really enjoyed our stay

Reviewed by Barry 15th July 2022

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Well prepared & very relaxing cottage. Owners very welcoming & gave us time to explain workings of hot tub. Enjoyable break

Reviewed by Peter 24th June 2022

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Reviewed by Carolyn 27th May 2022

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Reviewed by Bev 13th May 2022

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Our 2nd visit and delighted to find the same high standard of accommodation and equipment as last year. The location is ideal as whilst you can enjoy the views and tranquillity of being in the countryside there is a local community shop a couple of miles away and most beaches and places of interest are within a half hour drive of the property. HaviRead moreng access to fields and woodland walks on the farm is ideal for dog owners. We loved it so much we have booked to return for a 3rd time next year! Hide

Reviewed by Ellie 9th May 2022

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We had a lovely stay at The Piggery, extremely clean, perfect location for dog walks, the owners were extremely friendly! I felt we had lack of privacy, due to a barn opposite being taken down, so workers over looking us all day. Obviously bad timing. Also the position the dog bin is, we had other residents over looking us daily, which was not ideaRead morel! However, Overall, the property is great, would highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 6th May 2022

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Absolutely stunning accommodation and very spacious for two people would highly recommend for a romantic getaway for couples.

Reviewed by Andrea 29th April 2022

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Third time we have visited The Piggery and we love it. Its just so welcoming and cosy. A great place for a peaceful chilled holiday. Make sure you have a good satnav as it really is in the heart of the countryside. Google Maps will take you down some interesting routes . We havent found a fault yet. Highly recommended

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Large patio area with hot tub, sun loungers and BBQ
Hot tub area with countryside views
Stylish lounge area
Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
The perfect dining area
Comfortable seating for two
Modern kitchen area
What shall we cook today
Super king-size bedroom
Beautifully decorated throughout
King-size bedroom through to en-suite shower room
Show 16 moreEn-suite shower room with WC

Location

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