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The Old Shippon, Dunsdon Farm, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 7JW

Devon Luxury Cottage


  • Devon Luxury Cottage
  • Pet Friendly Cottages
  • Sleeps up to 6

The Old Shippon – Luxury, dog friendly, self catering holidays Devon

The Old Shippon  is situated in picturesque countryside adjoining the Dunsdon National Nature Reserve, and with easy reach of the North Cornwall Coast.

The Old Shippon – Accommodation

This beautifully restored stone barn, set within a historic farm courtyard setting, (with its own private entrance and garden). Restored in 2011 to a very high standard the cottage features solid oak staircase, doors and skirting and has been decorated with a contemporary feel, yet still retaining the charm of its historic agricultural past.

The Old Shippon boasts three good-sized bedrooms, sleeping six people, and a reverse layout with bright open-plan living space, all under-floor heated. The cottage has  a reverse layout (to take advantage of the views), and has oak flooring on the upper level and lower hallway.

Upstairs – Living

The accommodation is open plan with a large spacious fully equipped kitchen at one end and dining seating for six.  At the other end you will find a snug area with comfy sofas, tv and woodburner, with a gallery above (ideal for children or parents! who want to get away).  Also provided are books, games, DVD player and Ipod Doc/Radio. More Information….


The accommodation downstairs comprises of two large double bedrooms (one with en-suite), a family bathroom (with shower over bath) and a twin bedroom.  (All bed linen and towels included) More Information….


Dog Friendly Cottages in Devon at The Old Shippon

As one of the most pet friendly holiday cottages in Devon, The Old Shippon has its own private entrance and large secure dog friendly garden.  Close by, our doggy guests and their owners also enjoy the benefit of 23 acres of private woodland which is securely fenced and you can walk without disturbance, just enjoying the many species of birds and butterflies you will encounter. This woodland adjoins the Dunsdon National Nature Reserve and is a haven for rare flora and fauna.

For your dog’s comfort we provide a dog pack, which includes:
Dog Bed
Dog Bowls
Dog Crate (Large)
Sofa Throws
Bucket & Brush for Washing
We accept two dogs and make an additional charge of £25.00 per dog, payable at time of booking.

Farm Holiday Cottages in Devon

Sample a true taste of country life – watch the wildlife, and meet the animals, including our Highland Cows and Donkeys at one of the beautiful Devon Farms.

So if you are looking for a luxury farm stay in Devon, in one of the loveliest farm holiday cottages in Devon, The Old Shippon will be for you.

Things to Do in North Devon

With so much to choose from in North Devon, from the fantastic sandy beaches and hidden coves that will entice you and the children to explore, while dramatic coastlines and rugged uplands will take your breath away. The award winning local food and drink will tempt you, and the family activities and great local attractions will keep all of you entertained from dawn to dusk. More information

Guest’s Comments

This is one of the best cottages we have stayed in – truly a dog friendly cottage.
Wonderful walks with Milo; really enjoyed Boscastle and the Beaches in Bude.  The farm tour we all loved and to get an insight to life in Devon.

“Tranquil, homely, escape, organic, luxurious, dog friendly, spacious, hideaway, idyllic, peaceful, perfect, original, nature – what more can we say!!”

“The cottage is amazing – you have thought of everything! Thank you also for being such wonderful hosts”

“The old Shippon is just lovely, peaceful and a great place to unwind.Could not fault anything!  Will be visiting again for sure”.


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