Enclosed courtyard with seating and hot tub
Enclosed courtyard with seating and hot tub
Super-king size bedroom
Spacious bedroom leading to en-suite shower room
Stylish decor
Beautifully decorated throughout
Characterful lounge/diner
Plenty of space to dine
Cosy up with a good book
Fabulous feature wall
Compact but well-equipped kitchen
Situated on a working farm
En-suite shower room with WC
Additional WC within the utility room
Hot tub
Pets welcome here..
Adjacent acre wide garden
Farmland surrounds the property
Wander, sit or picnic
View towards the entrance of the farm
1 / 20  Enclosed courtyard with seating and hot tub
2 / 20  Enclosed courtyard with seating and hot tub
3 / 20  Super-king size bedroom
4 / 20  Spacious bedroom leading to en-suite shower room
5 / 20  Stylish decor
6 / 20  Beautifully decorated throughout
7 / 20  Characterful lounge/diner
8 / 20  Plenty of space to dine
9 / 20  Cosy up with a good book
10 / 20  Fabulous feature wall
11 / 20  Compact but well-equipped kitchen
12 / 20  Situated on a working farm
13 / 20  En-suite shower room with WC
14 / 20  Additional WC within the utility room
15 / 20  Hot tub
16 / 20  Pets welcome here..
17 / 20  Adjacent acre wide garden
18 / 20  Farmland surrounds the property
19 / 20  Wander, sit or picnic
20 / 20  View towards the entrance of the farm

The Sheep Pen

High Bickington (1.5mls SE), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Situated on a small working sheep farm in unspoilt, rural countryside
  • Enjoy an acre of wild garden and orchard, great for BBQ’s or picnics
  • Set in a traditional courtyard setting with private patio and private hot tub
  • Enjoy a day at the seaside with sandy beaches at Woolacombe, Saunton and Croyde
  • Attractions such as RHS Rosemoor and Dartington Crystal are a short drive
  • In springtime you may be lucky to see new born lambs
  • Dartmoor National Park is just 30 minutes’ drive
Property code: 55321

Beautifully furnished barn conversion with quirky design features and private patio and hot tub. A couple’s dream, a peaceful, idyllic retreat close to a village pub and easy reach of the coast.

This beautifully furnished barn conversion is one of a pair of cottages situated on a small working sheep farm in unspoilt, rural countryside. Providing fantastic accommodation for a couple looking to enjoy a romantic retreat, this lovely property offers quirky design features, an acre of wild garden and a private hot tub. Ideally located for exploring the beautiful countryside of North Devon with the stunning coast just a short drive away.

It’s warm and welcoming with beautiful decoration and furnishings, and features a lovely, spacious lounge/diner with plenty of comfortable seating, TV/DVD and a wide choice of books to read. Two steps lead into a well-equipped kitchen. The property also offers a cosy and stylishly decorated super king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower room. The bedroom can be made up as a twin room on prior request. There is a delightful courtyard area outside, with garden furniture, BBQ and a private hot tub. You will also have the use of a beautiful wild garden, and you’re welcome to stroll through the farmyard and orchard, with lambing taking place near Easter.

Nestling in a picturesque village in the heart of Tarka Country, this delightful cottage is ideal for keen walkers, cyclists and nature-lovers wanting to discover glorious country walks. The nearby market town of Great Torrington (8.5 miles) is home to RHS Rosemoor and Dartington Crystal. By heading north, you can enjoy some of North Devon’s stunning beaches, including Saunton (18 miles), Westward Ho! (19 miles) and Croyde (21 miles). The beautiful Exmoor National Park (16 miles) is also within easy reach, offering spectacular landscapes and wonderful walks.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 1 bedroom - super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request)
  • 1 en-suite shower room and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge
  • Utility area with washing machine and freezer
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Beach 17 miles, community shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Bicycle storage available
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Regret no infants - babes in arms welcome

This property is personally managed by Jolie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nicola 28th February 2019

Lovely isolated, peaceful cottage miles from civilization. Great getaway to clear our heads and have a relaxing break. Hot tub works easily and very high standard of cottage decoration and fitted with modern bathroom and kitchen.

Reviewed by James 14th February 2019

Nice cottage for any couples who are looking for a quiet place to stay. Good country walks around the farm. We met the owner when we got there and she was very welcoming and if anything needed just ask.

Reviewed by Tina 7th February 2019

The sheep pen was very comfortable and warm , decorated beautifully and easy to find on the sat nav. Owners added a few complimentary treats which was lovely and our dog felt right at home .

Reviewed by Ela 29th December 2018

We didnt want to come home! It was exactly what we wanted. We took our reactive dog and she was perfect. The garen was enclosed so she could go out (not that she wanted to go out in the rain - just incase she melted!) we didnt have to worry. We were far enough from things to feel like we were in our own world but close enough to amenities to not feRead moreel cut off. The welcome basket was lovely too. Walks in the area were amazing too. A perfect way to spend New Year! Hide

Reviewed by Mike 23rd December 2018

A very individual quirky comfortable cottage. Lovely remote rural location well equipped with a huge bed. Very pleasant helpful owners too. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Paul 26th October 2018

We had the most wonderful and relaxing break at this gorgeous cottage. Great for couples with a dog.

Reviewed by David 14th September 2018

Comfortable, well appointed holiday home in a beautiful part of the country.

Reviewed by Felicity 18th August 2018

Lovely cottage, the hot tub was great at the end of the day. The welcome pack was very thoughtful and our dog loved exploring through the orchard and the garden. Really recommend it.

Reviewed by alexandra 4th August 2018

The sheep pen was absolutely lovely so relaxing and quite. Myself partner and dog enjoyed our week my dog even had a romance with the neighbours farm dog. Shops and beaches are not to far away and the hot tub was an added extra on the evening after long walks along the beautiful beaches

Reviewed by Mike 6th July 2018

The sheep pen is a very nice holiday cottage well equipped and comfortable Beautiful beaches not too far away as well as some lovely pubs Ian and Annie were most welcoming and nothing was a problem I would highly recommend it and definitely consider going back on the future

Reviewed by Kerry 4th May 2018

Beautiful property, very relaxing and well equipped. Annie and Ian made us feel very welcome on arrival but left us in peace the rest of our stay, assuring us if we needed anything they would be on hand. amazing weekend and will definitely be booking again in the future. Kerry and Iain

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Enclosed courtyard with seating and hot tub
Enclosed courtyard with seating and hot tub
Super-king size bedroom
Spacious bedroom leading to en-suite shower room
Stylish decor
Beautifully decorated throughout
Characterful lounge/diner
Plenty of space to dine
Cosy up with a good book
Fabulous feature wall
Compact but well-equipped kitchen
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