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Private hot-tub and idyllic rural setting
Enjoy the views from your patio
Cosy bedroom area with double bed
Bright yet cosy accomodation
Light and airy modern-country styling
Intimate dining area
Delightful open-plan living area with woodburner
Warming woodburner
En-suite shower room with WC
Beautiful attention to detail
Beautifully presented shepherds hut
Lovely lakeside setting
Set amidst stunning rolling countryside
Meet the other residents!
Feel free to explore the land
1 / 15  Private hot-tub and idyllic rural setting
2 / 15  Enjoy the views from your patio
3 / 15  Cosy bedroom area with double bed
4 / 15  Bright yet cosy accomodation
5 / 15  Light and airy modern-country styling
6 / 15  Intimate dining area
7 / 15  Delightful open-plan living area with woodburner
8 / 15  Warming woodburner
9 / 15  En-suite shower room with WC
10 / 15  Beautiful attention to detail
11 / 15  Beautifully presented shepherds hut
12 / 15  Lovely lakeside setting
13 / 15  Set amidst stunning rolling countryside
14 / 15  Meet the other residents!
15 / 15  Feel free to explore the land

Shepherds Joy At Binneford Farm

Tiverton (8.5mls SW), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Romantic
Quirky
Rustic
Glamping
Shepherd Hut
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Nestled in the heart of the Devonshire countryside overlooking a serene lake
  • One of two beautifully presented shepherd's huts in idyllic rural setting
  • Perfectly situated for touring the whole of Devon and beyond
  • Country retreat for couples with secluded patio and private hot tub
  • Walkers can enjoy exploring both Dartmoor and Exmoor National Park
Property code: 53027

This pretty property nestles at the top of a gently sloping field overlooking an idyllic lake with ducks and geese and provides a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Discover this attractive accommodation in an idyllic rural setting. Overlooking a field which slopes gently down towards a lake where geese and ducks swim, this retreat provides the perfect escape from everyday life. As it’s right in the heart of the beautiful county of Devon, you are well-placed for exploring the landmarks and attractions found in this incredible region.

You can enjoy breakfast together, seated at the breakfast bar while you plan your activities for the day. If you are cooking for yourselves in the kitchen area, you have the choice of dining indoors or outdoors on a fine day. The delightful patio area with views of the lake and fields beyond offers the perfect spot for al fresco dining. You could even make use of the BBQ to enhance your outdoor experience and finish the evening with the luxury of bathing in a private hot tub. At the end of a busy day's explorations, relax in front of the TV, perhaps with the wood burner lit on a chilly night for added comfort and cosiness.

The nearby village of Kennerleigh (1 mile) has a unique community store, selling a variety of local produce alongside your everyday needs, including meat, free range eggs and cider. The historic market town of Crediton (5 miles) has numerous shops, pubs and a farmers' market. Further afield you’ll find Tiverton (12 miles), with its castle, museum and historic Grand Western Canal. Other attractions include National Trust properties Killerton House and Gardens (15 miles), Knightshayes Court and Gardens (14 miles) and Castle Drogo (17 miles).

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 en-suite shower room
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric mini oven with two ring hob and fridge with ice compartment
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and underfloor heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no washing machine
  • Pub and shop 3 miles
  • Complex of properties
  • TV

Kerry Pillinger

This property is personally managed by Kerry.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by CRAIG 27th August 2021

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Fantastic holiday highly recommend

Reviewed by Mike 23rd August 2021

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The Shepard's hut was amazing, everything you needed for a good stay, the place was spotless and we needed for nothing, more room in them than you think, everything outside was amazing too everything you needed form a BBQ, to loungers, clothes horse, and a spotless hot tub, which had chemicals added every couple of days to keep it cleaned clear. MaRead morendy and Mike have done an mazing job. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 13th August 2021

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The perfect getaway. 100% happy. Everything is well thought out & practical.....Perfect.

Reviewed by Tom 6th August 2021

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I can't remember the last time I was as relaxed as when I stayed at the hut. Even though it rained the weekend was still perfect because of the location and the comfort in the hut. Ducks were a big source of entertainment too!

Reviewed by Mark 30th July 2021

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We had a fabulous time at the Shepards hut the location is wonderful and hot tub was a lovely treat after a day out! Mandy is great but closely followed by Fern ( her dog ) and the running ducks we cant wait to re book.

Reviewed by Joshua 19th July 2021

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Had an amazing few days on our honeymoon. The animals made it truely special. If you want a break away from people then you'll be in bliss. Thanks for a lovely time.

Reviewed by philip 11th June 2021

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Reviewed by David 24th May 2021

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Excellent, highly recommend. Beautiful shepherds hut with absolutely everything you need. Loved the ducks and Fern the dog. Delicious cream tea on arrival was very much appreciated. Hot tub was a bonus.

Reviewed by Ben 19th May 2021

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The shepard hut was very nice, very clean and comfy. It's really warm in there when you get the wood burner going and the hot tub is lovely!

Reviewed by Tanya 14th May 2021

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A perfect retreat. Beautiful situation and well equipped hut made for a wonderful weekend away.

Reviewed by Kirsty 10th May 2021

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Fabulous shepherds hut - lovely welcome treat of scones cream and jam from the owners - beautiful location - would definitely recommend and go again

Reviewed by Jack 1st May 2021

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What a fantastic stay. Mandy is a fabulous host and does everything she can to make sure your stay is safe and enjoyable, which ours thoroughly was. Would highly recommend to any couple for a relaxing getaway in the countryside surrounded by all the lovely animals on the farm. Thank you!

Reviewed by Tim 22nd April 2021

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Fantastic peaceful location great facilities wonderful hosts .

Reviewed by Jane 16th October 2020

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The farm was lovely and peaceful and hot tub was excellent. The animals were friendly and tame and owners very welcoming.

Reviewed by Beth 12th October 2020

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Owner was lovely and welcoming. The place was very clean and had everything we needed and it was a very peaceful location that made a nice little break.

Reviewed by Lindsey 5th October 2020

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We had a wonderful few days at Shepherds Joy. It had everything we needed and was very comfortable and cosy. The hut and hot tub were immaculately clean and we felt safe and secure knowing that the owners had strictly followed Covid cleaning guidance. The setting is incredible and the ducks made us laugh daily! We highly recommend Shepherds Joy forRead more a relaxing break away. Hide

Reviewed by Tom 2nd October 2020

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This is a great little hut right next to a beautiful lake. Despite the terrible weather we had, the little hit had everything we needed with a great little wood fire. The hot tub really tops off this great little getaway!

Reviewed by Nicole 18th September 2020

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This place is beyond beautiful! If youre looking for somewhere to shut off from busy life then this is the place to go. Mandy was lovely and welcoming too, great host! The resident ducks and gorgeous dog were the icing on the cake. Cannot wait to book next year! Oh and make sure you do the walk round with the map, the hills are a bit of a killer buRead moret 100% worth it once at the top!! Hide

Reviewed by Austin 14th September 2020

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This is a wonderful secluded property on a working farm. Although there are two other holiday lets nearby we didnt feel this affected our privacy. Everything was spotless on arrival and ready to go. Dont forget to bring bbq coals with you. Everything else, including fire wood, was provided. It is remote and a short 10-15 minute drive to the nearestRead more town. The local Village shop is a 15-20 walk away and stocks most essentials. Hide

Reviewed by Adam 11th September 2020

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Fantastic peaceful location. Had everything we wanted for a quite weekend away in the country. The sheppards hut is idyllic. Loved the visits from the friendly ducks and farm dog. Hot tub is great. Will definitely come again.

Reviewed by Mandy 9th September 2020

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A perfect escape from it all holiday, the resident running ducks are hilarious

Reviewed by Gary 4th September 2020

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The accommodation was perfect The location was perfect The hosts were very welcoming and helpful The ducks were amusing All in all would definitely recommend

Reviewed by Theresa 24th August 2020

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We have just returned from a fabulous couple of days at Binneford Farm which has everything you need for a relaxing break. The Shepherds huts are beautiful, we stayed in Shepherds Joy, the hot tub was lovely amid the surrounding views, which are absolutely stunning and the resident little dog and ducks were never too far away to say hello. Mandy anRead mored Mike are the perfect hosts and we certainly will be coming back the next time we need to swap our busy lives and for some peace and quite :-) Hide

Reviewed by Ian 21st August 2020

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Absolutely beautiful holiday let, perfect for a couples weekend away. All the added little extras and high quality accommodation just made it that little bit more special.

Reviewed by Shawn 10th August 2020

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Reviewed by Michael 31st July 2020

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No street lights, no traffic noise, total seclusion. What more could you ask for. A lovely break despite the good old British weather. 7am Hot-tub in the rain, a new experience

Reviewed by William 24th July 2020

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Everything was perfect, just exactly as described. Shepherds hut was amazingly comfortable and cosy with everything you could possibly need. Outdoors was every bit as perfect and it was just lovely to sit in the hot tub out in the fresh air, under the stars. Then out and sitting at the fire pit still in the fresh air, loved it and would highly recoRead moremmend for a get away from it all break. Hide

Reviewed by Gary 20th July 2020

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Amazing holiday ... You cannot go to a more relaxing Shepherds hut to de-stress and unwind. Lovely people and lovely part of the country Will definitely be returning

Reviewed by Jane 17th July 2020

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Perfect relaxing stay

Reviewed by Margaret 10th July 2020

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Mandy and mike were great, so welcoming, our shepherds hut was brilliant, everything we needed and so much more. The site is peaceful and visits from the ducks and a friendly little dog was great too. Hot tub was kept clean and ready to use, fire pit and Bar B Q ready to go too, we had a great time, came home really relaxed ...

Reviewed by Donna 17th March 2020

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Reviewed by Sophie 16th February 2020

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Amazing location! Great for a getaway. The ducks and dog were a great addition to the holiday.

Reviewed by Ryan 15th November 2019

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Reviewed by Leanne 21st October 2019

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This was the perfect get away, such a relaxing and beautiful place, with lots of places around to explore.

Reviewed by Ruth 29th September 2019

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The shepherds hut was beautiful, warm and fully equipped. An ideal place for a romantic getaway. The owner is welcoming and the dogs and ducks were friendly. Loved sitting in the hot tub looking at the view. All in all a great place to stay.

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Private hot-tub and idyllic rural setting
Enjoy the views from your patio
Cosy bedroom area with double bed
Bright yet cosy accomodation
Light and airy modern-country styling
Intimate dining area
Delightful open-plan living area with woodburner
Warming woodburner
En-suite shower room with WC
Beautiful attention to detail
Beautifully presented shepherds hut
Show 3 moreLovely lakeside setting

Location

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