Included in the cost of your holiday are:

  • Electricity *
  • Bedding / bed linen
  • Towels *
  • Cots, (where available)
  • High Chairs, (where available)
  • Heating in all properties between October and April inclusive. (Provisions are made for properties to be heated adequately outside this period. However in some cases there may be a discretionary charge made by some owners.)

Standard Items include: *

  • Cooker with grill
  • DVD player
  • Fridge with ice making compartment
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Music system
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing machine

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This is the perfect destination for countryside lovers to discover, where the leisurely pace of life will entice you to stroll along country lanes, enjoy summer picnics in fields, immerse yourself, browsing around interesting market stalls in the nearby town of Tavistock or embrace the wilderness and beauty of Dartmoor. A spacious barn conversion with reverse level arrangement to take full advantage of the countryside views, The Old Shippon is situated on the edge of the pretty village of Lamerton just three miles from the market town of Tavistock. Positioned within the grounds of the owners small holding, this Devon holiday cottage occupies a private position with large, level enclosed south facing garden overlooking paddocks and fields of peacefully grazing sheep. Three attractively furnished bedrooms on the ground floor benefit from two en-suite shower rooms and a separate bathroom. Stairs lead to the spacious open plan living space on the first floor with far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. A sizeable fitted kitchen with large AEG oven and halogen hob, is positioned at the far end of the room with central dining table and lounge, comfortably furnished with suede & leather settees. The barn is within ten minutes walking distance to the nearby village pub the Blacksmith Arms serving great food and 'real ales' and a little further on Tavistock, just 3 miles drive has an excellent choice of pubs, bistros and restaurants. This beautiful area can easily be explored on foot with the windswept slopes of Dartmoor right on the doorstep. A day trip to the beaches of south Devon and Cornwall can be reached within an hours drive, as is the historic city of Plymouth with its Hoe, Barbican and National Marine Aquarium. The Old Shippon has parking for 3 cars.

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3 Bedrooms - Sleeping up to 6 Adults 3 high steps (approx. 20cm) down to patio and further 2 steps up to entrance. Ground Floor. Hallway with Step leading up to Bedroom 1 Twin with 19'' TV/DVD. Bathroom with bath, shower over and WC. Bedroom 2 Double, 19'' TV/DVD, en-suite shower room and WC. Step from hallway leading down to Bedroom 3 Double, 19'' TV/DVD with en-suite shower and WC. Utility room. Flight of 11 Stairs leading to First Floor: Open plan living room with 32'' TV, kitchen and dining room. Additional amenities: Dishwasher, combination microwave, freezer, barbecue. Bed linen and towels provided. Central and under floor heating included. Two well behaved dogs at £25 each per week The property offers accommodation over two floors and has a mixture of slate floor, tiles, rugs and wood floor throughout. External doors are 91 x 188cm and internal doors range from between 76 x 196 cm. Kitchen work tops are standard height. The garden is enclosed and is access from the patio either via 3 steps or side level access. The garden is laid to lawn with a slate tiled patio seating area. There is off-road parking for two cars or more on a gravel drive within 10m of the property entrance We are committed to offering assistance to our guests to ensure that you have all the information you need to decide on the right property when booking a holiday with us. Our descriptions are intended to give an honest picture of what to expect and you will find that we have photographs of all the main features and rooms to help you guide your decision. Should you have any questions regarding accessibility, any aspect of this property's layout, description or your requirements then please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be delighted to assist you. All our properties welcome Registered Guide and Hearing Dogs, even where the property does not ordinarily accept pets.

The Old Shippon,

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4 Diamond Quality Assurance Rating

Property Code



Up to 6 people


Children and babies welcome
(Cot and high chair available)


Up to two pets welcome


More than 2 cars

Other Features

No Smoking

Distance to the Sea

Less than 10 miles

Distance to a Pub

Less than 1 mile

Changeover Day


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From £407 per week

Short breaks from £285

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“Excellent !!!” 5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015 Had a wonderful time and enjoyed our stay at the cottage. Peaceful and quiete...

By Jochen Schröder - May 2015

What a beautiful cottage and place to stay! In a lovely wee village just a stone's throw from the town of Tavistock. The property consisted...

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