Morning tea before a dip in the hot tub
Kitchen/diner in the lodge
Kitchen/diner in the lodge
Shepherds Hut sleeping area
Cosy sleeping area with woodburner
Outside area with seating
Outside area
Outside area with hot tub
Drive and surrounding countryside
Wake up to beautiful countryside views
Lodge with sunken hot tub
View towards the properties
1 / 12  Morning tea before a dip in the hot tub
2 / 12  Kitchen/diner in the lodge
3 / 12  Kitchen/diner in the lodge
4 / 12  Shepherds Hut sleeping area
5 / 12  Cosy sleeping area with woodburner
6 / 12  Outside area with seating
7 / 12  Outside area
8 / 12  Outside area with hot tub
9 / 12  Drive and surrounding countryside
10 / 12  Wake up to beautiful countryside views
11 / 12  Lodge with sunken hot tub
12 / 12  View towards the properties

Shepherds Hut At Lower Chapeltown

Tiverton (4mls SW), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shepherd Hut
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Private corner of a 300-acre farm
  • Secluded and private spot with private sunken hot tub
  • Close to the pretty towns of Tiverton and Bickleigh
  • Ideal for lovely scenery, great walks and local pubs
Property code: LCHAS

This unique and stylish lodge/shepherd’s hut with hot tub is a fun and exciting property which nestles in an enclosed and private part of the owners’ 300-acre farmland in a beautiful part of Devon.

Tucked away in an enclosed and private part of a 300-acre country estate, this stylish shepherd’s hut and lodge makes a quirky getaway for couples or even just you and the dog! Made up of two buildings and a hot tub, as well as a wet room behind the lodge, it provides a little slice of heaven for guests who want to get away from the crowds with just the sounds of the countryside for company. You can’t beat sinking into the cosy bedroom of the shepherd’s hut, the wood burner on to keep toasty at night.

While a rustic country feel dominates both the lodge and shepherd’s hut, the furnishings and appliances give a modern touch. Sit down for romantic dinners in the lodge, which has a contemporary kitchen area to cook all that local produce you have discovered on your days out. On cool nights, you can sit inside at the bench table to enjoy the fruits of your labour but during the warmer summer months, you can’t beat eating alfresco on the terrace and taking an impromptu dip in the hot tub under the Devon night sky.

For evenings out, visit the idyllic Fisherman’s Cot at Bickleigh (2 miles) for dinner, or the charming town of Tiverton (5 miles) for a larger selection of restaurants. The cathedral city of Exeter is a 15-mile drive away and is a haven of historic attractions, including the Gothic cathedral, Royal Albert Memorial Museum and the medieval underground passages that run beneath the city. Dartmoor National Park is within 30 miles and offers excellent walking and cycling country.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Range-style gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Sleeping area with double bed and wood burner (logs included)
  • TV/DVD
  • Wet room with shower and WC, additional separate WC
  • Large private sunken hot tub
  • BBQ
  • Small paddock ideal for ball games or exercising your dog
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Gas, electric, heating and Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no babies or children
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Farm shop 3 miles, pub 1 mile, Tiverton 7 miles and Exeter 12 miles

This property is personally managed by Julie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 31 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sam 20th October 2019

Lower chapelton is the best place to stay for relaxation is very peaceful and quite. Perfect break for our anniversary will definitely be returning and owners were very welcoming and helpful. I would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Vicki 14th October 2019

Just perfect if your looking to get away from a busy life and relax this is for you! Well equipped kitchen just everything you could need 100 percent be back Thank you again for an amazing stay

Reviewed by Vicki 5th October 2019

lovely comfortable shepherds hut holiday in the countryside but with all the comforts you need. Really good.

Reviewed by Richard 29th September 2019

It was a lovely relaxing location, very comfortable accommodation, hot tub was brilliant and the owners couldnt have been more helpful

Reviewed by Gillian 22nd September 2019

A perfect peaceful retreat to chill out and relax, hear the birds and watch the cows and squirrels running around. Excellent for our dog Mac, the hut tub is a must. Even though it was warm enough we had to light the burner in the hut!

Reviewed by Jane 16th September 2019

Lovely, secluded setting. Very relaxing. Definitely need a car if you want to explore further afield.

Reviewed by Christine 13th September 2019

Fabulous break in the countryside, totally private with wonderful walks to enjoy! We took our dog and she loved it! If youre looking for seclusion, a warm welcome but no interference from anyone, this is the place for you - wonderful

Reviewed by Martin 26th August 2019

This cottage is perfect if you want to get away from everything and have some peace and quiet. It is secluded, quiet and not overlooked by any other property or the road. Although we did not bring our dogs with us this time, they would have loved it. As well as ample room for them to investigate in the cottage field, they would have enjoyed the addRead moreitional field that comes with this cottage. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and definitely plan on returning. Hide

Reviewed by Helen 13th August 2019

On our honeymoon so the peace & quiet there was perfect. Quaint but modern, enclosed garden perfect for our husky. Nearest pub a mile walk away but very hilly! Food there was stunning. Hot tub fantastic. Owners were friendly & happy to help. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Paul 2nd August 2019

Lovely, self contained area with all the required amenities. Excellent kitchen area with a comfy sofa and tv etc. The hot tub was a lovely way of relaxing following a day out exploring. The Shepards hut added an unique bedroom and was very comfortable. We had a great stay here and would return without hesitation.

Reviewed by Marcin 14th July 2019

If you're looking for a cute, quiet place in the middle of a country side with a comfortable bed, log burner and a hot tub then look no further.

Reviewed by Donna 23rd June 2019

Great quiet location, owner's very helpful and on hand if needed. Shepherd hut very cozy and warm, loads of space in the garden and the hot tub is lush. Location great for walks and visiting little villages, attractions especially the waterfalls at Canonteign Falls, beautiful day out.

Reviewed by Kelly 10th May 2019

Our third trip back to this lovely place. Love the remoteness and just being in the countryside. Great place, has everything we needed

Reviewed by Amanda 19th October 2018

Perfect relaxing break, amazing quirky accommodation which suited us and the dog. Location was so quiet definitely recommend for a switch off to a busy life.

Reviewed by Vicki 1st October 2018

Great if you want to be away from it all! Lovely being amongst nature but still having our creature comforts! Owners helpful & friendly. Garden great for dogs ( once they have got used to the cows!) Will definately go back!

Reviewed by Darren 17th September 2018

Just had a fantastic mid week break at shepherds hut, the hut and living accommodation were perfect, spotlessly clean and had everything we needed, including a most unexpected welcome gift which went down very well on the first night, the views were fantastic and the place was so peaceful we could easily have stayed longer, the owner came down and Read moregreeted us and she was very welcoming and friendly. The hot tub was amazing and massive, it was also very well sheltered. Definitely coming :) Hide

Reviewed by Kevin 14th September 2018

Had a nice quiet and relaxing weekend. If youre looking to get away from everything then this is the place to come. Fully equipped, clean and tidy, no complaints at all. Would definitely come again and also recommend

Reviewed by Alfred 17th August 2018

Certainly a "get away from it all" location. The hot tub was excellent, as was the shepherd's hut. The seclusion was brilliant and perfect for a romantic holiday. The visiting cows in the adjacent field made novel holiday companions. Some nice pubs in the vicinity as well for eating out.

Reviewed by Paul 5th August 2018

If you want somewhere to relax and unwind , lower chapeltown is THE perfect location, the cosy comfortable shepherds hut lends itself to a perfect nights sleep. The log cabin has a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable sofa . The hot tub is perfect for soaking away your aches and pains and its all in your own private paddock - only overlooked by tRead morehe stars . Mark and Jenny are the perfect hosts - nothing is to much trouble. 100% recommend to anyone. Hide

Reviewed by Steven 6th July 2018

Where to start, well, we're definitely going to be visiting again. The setting is a little unusual with the living and sleeping areas being separate but that is all part of the charm of this beautiful home. It's wonderfully quiet and secluded, so a perfect place to relax. The Shepherds hut is picture perfect and the living area, hot tub and bathrooRead morems are superb. It is a wonderful place to visit and I can't recommend it highly enough. Hide

Reviewed by Gavin 1st July 2018

The Shepherds Hut is an ideal retreat for those seeking peace and quiet. The property however is in need of refurbishment as it is looking quite tatty now. The photographs on the website are not a true reflection of the condition of the property. Doors are difficult to close. The work surfaces are twisted. The tap drips constantly. The property catRead moreers for two people but the dining table can seat 12....why? The bark is falling from the roof. Hot tub needs cleaning. Hide

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