Self-Catering Accomodation – Higher Shippen Cottage

Higher Shippen Self Catering or B&B
Front view of cottage

Higher Shippen Lounge, with wood burner, freeview TV, DVD player.
Cottage Lounge

Higher Shippen Kitchen with welcome pack on table
Higher Shippen Kitchen 

Higher Shippen cottage self catering.

Once our family home converted from a barn in 1992 on our National Trust working farm, is now available on short breaks 3 & 4 nights or weekly Friday to Friday. We are happy to consider flexible dates. Please click here to view our rooms’ availability.

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Higher Shippen gable end and garden
Higher Shippen gable endHigher Shippen Main Bedroom views out over the large garden.Higher Shippen, main bedroom

Higher Shippen, second bedroom 1 double bed and 2 singles, two steps down into room.
Higher Shippen, 2nd bedroom

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Higher Shippen sleeps 6 very comfortably but will accommodate 8 to 10 Also available on bed & breakfast for groups on short breaks, breakfast is served in the farmhouse next door up to 9.15 am, by arrangement .All the rooms look out over lush green pastures often full of cattle or sheep, and have open, clear views towards Dartmoor National Park.We are sorry, but we do not accept DOGS or PETS.

Ground floor
  • Third bedroom 2 steps down into room with double bed and single bed, and second single available if required.
  •  Kitchen with Rayburn heats hot water, electric oven and Hob, Dishwasher, Fridge fully equipped, if you find you need something you only need to ask.
  • Lounge with Wood burning stove heats radiators (October March 1st load wood included, extra charge thereafter) 2 sofas and 2 bucket leather chairs, Freeview TV and DVD player board games and children s DVDs.
  •  Utility room Separate toilet and sink, separate electric shower room, washing machine, small chest freezer, Microwave, Ironing board and iron.
  • Main bedroom with king-size bed large windows looking over garden and fields.
  •  Large family bathroom, with roll-top bath, toilet and sink, shaver point above sink, radiator on all the time – sorted from Rayburn.
  •  Second bedroom has two steps down, with a double bed and two single beds, low level (stair gate on window) window with views towards Dartmoor.
  • Stair gate at the top of the stairs.
  • Airing cupboard
  •  Large grass lawned garden, with Pine trees, and a conservation area for the kids to explore, bug home, hilary the hedgehogs home.
  • Large wooden garden furniture situated on Patio with views towards Dartmoor, extra chairs in the garden, with children play box with games in the utility room 
  • Bar-b-que
  • Parking for two cars

Arrival welcome pack; 1 pint milk, sugar, tea/coffee, fresh farm eggs.                             Various store cupboards items, spices and herbs, oil, salt, pepper.                               Tea towels, dish clothes, 7 dishwasher tablets.
All linen and towels (NOT BEACH) included,                                                                       All cleaning products (ECOVER) as we have a septic tank system.Breakfast Baskets available please see extras.View Rooms Tariff 2017/2018 here.