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Oakford Shepherds Hut

South Molton (3.5mls NE), Devon
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Pub nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Shepherd Hut
Towels included
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At a glance

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  • An idyllic custom-crafted shepherds hut with thoughtful finishing touches and countryside views
  • Enjoy the wood-fired hot tub, which is particularly inviting at night under the star-filled skies
  • Just 6.5 miles from South Molton and a couple miles from the pretty moors and winding rivers of Exmoor
Property code: 93963

This bespoke-built shepherd hut is simply perfect for couples wanting to experience the simple life in style, with countryside views and a wood-fired hot tub. In the sought-after village of North Molton you’ll discover a friendly pub and pretty countryside, making it an ideal destination for your getaway. Positioned perfectly for exploring the wonders of Exmoor National Park, this village is strategically located for numerous excursions throughout North Devon. Just 6.5 miles away lies the market town of South Molton, boasting two weekly markets within the historic pannier market. The town also offers a supermarket, an array of independent shops, and a multitude of cafes and pubs. From here, you're well-placed to embark on adventures along the dramatic coastline of North Devon and indulge in the beauty of sandy beaches at Croyde (23.5 miles), Woolacombe (26 miles), Saunton (21 miles) and Instow (22.5 miles). Immerse yourself in a wealth of attractions catering to diverse ages and tastes, ensuring a delightful experience for all.

Set within an enclosed garden with two wooden steps leading inside, this adorable shepherd’s hut boasts a beautifully designed living and sleeping area where you can hide away from the world between North Devon adventures. This wonderful space includes a king-size bed where you can enjoy undisturbed countryside views or relax and watch a film on the Smart TV. The compact kitchen area is well equipped so you can prepare fresh ingredients for a tasty supper and there is even a breakfast bar with stools. Completing this cosy accommodation is an en-suite shower room.

Further delights await outside as it’s situated within a pretty field with countryside views and a lovely, enclosed garden that wraps around the shepherd’s hut. There is garden furniture, a BBQ and a fire pit, so guests can enjoy stargazing whilst toasting some marshmallows. The undercover wood-fired hot tub is particularly inviting at night when guests can enjoy the bubbles under the star-filled skies.

  • 1 bedroom – 1 king-size
  • 1 shower room – shower and WC
  • 2-ring electric hob, combination microwave/oven, small fridge/freezer and coffee machine
  • Smart TV
  • Bathrobes included
  • Enclosed garden with undercover hot tub (initial supply of logs included), outside seating, charcoal BBQ and a fire pit
  • Private parking for 2 cars is accessed via a third of a mile farm track which can be bumpy in areas, then it's a short walk across the field to the shepherds' hut
  • Regret unloading is not possible directly outside of the property
  • Shops 6.5 miles and pub 0.5 mile
  • Private water supply
  • Arrival: 16:00 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.

Rachel Loosemore

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Luke 11th February 2024

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Thoroughly enjoyed our break, the shepherds hut was very clean and accommodating, the hot tub was an added bonus.

Reviewed by Elicia 11th January 2024

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We really enjoyed our break here. Very clean, comfy, welcomed with fresh milk and cake which was lovely. We were struggling to find the cabin at first but I called the owner and she was happy to help and talk us through the directions which was very helpful. We really enjoyed it would defo recommend and go back!

Reviewed by Helen 30th December 2023

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Honestly, what a little hide away! Absolutely beautiful, amazing, clean, welcoming and hot tub was lovely! Its has everything you can think of! Even milk on arrival and delicious cupcakes! We loved the welcome basket for the dog- he loved the treats! We have done nothing but rave about it to everyone, and even want to book to come back! (Hopefully Read morewith better weather- we can then enjoy the hot tub for both nights as a storm came in on New Years Eve). Thank you so much! Cant wait to come back Hide

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