UM4
Outside area with seating
Kitchen/diner in the lodge
View towards the properties
Kitchen/diner in the lodge
Shepherds Hut sleeping area
Cosy sleeping area with woodburner
Outside area
Lodge with hot tub
Outside area with hot tub
Drive and surrounding countryside
1 / 10  Outside area with seating
2 / 10  Kitchen/diner in the lodge
3 / 10  View towards the properties
4 / 10  Kitchen/diner in the lodge
5 / 10  Shepherds Hut sleeping area
6 / 10  Cosy sleeping area with woodburner
7 / 10  Outside area
8 / 10  Lodge with hot tub
9 / 10  Outside area with hot tub
10 / 10  Drive and surrounding countryside

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
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Shepherd Hut
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Relax in the hot tub in this unique and stylish property
  • A quirky, romantic and peaceful getaway in a beautiful location
  • Just a short drive from the historic city of Exeter
  • Close to the pretty towns of Tiverton and Bickleigh
  • A great base for a holiday in the heart of Devon
  • 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.

There is much to see and do nearby with the cathedral city of Exeter being just a short drive away and offering a huge variety of shops, restaurants and amenities to suit all ages and tastes. Closer to home is the charming town of Tiverton which has a variety of shops and a pretty canal from where you can see horse-drawn barges and even hire one for the day. You can visit the idyllic thatched inn at Bickleigh for a bite to eat or a drink, or take a guided tour of Bickleigh Castle, both situated on the banks of the River Exe. Dartmoor National Park is a short drive away, offering great walks and beautiful scenery. This unique property comprises two separate buildings. The lodge provides a comfortable living space incorporating a stylish lounge/kitchen/diner. The lounge is ideal for relaxing in, with a TV/DVD, while the dining area is ideal whether you’re enjoying a snack or sitting down to a special meal. In the elegant kitchen area, you will find everything you may need including a range-style gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. There’s also a wet room with shower and WC, and a further separate WC, both accessed via the private decked area behind the lodge. Heading over to the shepherd’s hut, you will find the cosy sleeping area, with double bed, wood burner (logs included) and tea/coffee making facilities.

Outside, the property is fully enclosed, and you will find a decked area with a large private sunken hot tub, garden furniture and BBQ. There’s a separate suntrap decked area outside the shepherd’s hut, providing a sunny spot to relax and sunbathe or just enjoy the peace and tranquillity. There is also a small separate paddock ideal for ball games or exercising your dog. Parking is available for two cars.

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.

  • 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.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.7
Overall equipment
4.6
Overall comfort
4.7
Overall location
4.7

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

Reviewed by Robin 28th June 2018

This is a stunning property in a stunning location. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle this is the place to go. The seperate bedroom lodge is quirky and really cosy. As the weather was on our side we slept with the doors open and could see the stars! The kitchen is well equipped and we were surprised to see it had WiFi. The hot tub Read moreis lovely and after a day sight seeing it was very much needed. The owner met us on the first night and was extremely welcoming and friendly. Hide

Reviewed by Nadine 11th May 2018

Me n stephen had a fab break away the hot tub was grt bed was comffy views outstanding will be revisiting best holiday yet well recommended

Reviewed by Kelly 4th May 2018

This is our 2nd trip back to the shepherds hut at lower Chapleton, we absolutely love it there, its so peaceful and being animal lovers having the cats and dogs visit was a bonus. The shepherds hut has everything you need, the hot tub is amazing and Jenny and Mark the owners are lovely and are around if you need anything. Good location, theres a puRead moreb just over a mile up the road. My partner ended up proposing to me whilst we were on holiday so the shepherds hut will always be a special place Hide

Reviewed by Julia 27th April 2018

Lovely secluded accommodation, lots of beautiful walks to do and lots of relaxing afterwards in the hot tub. Very comfortable bed, everything you need!

Reviewed by Claire 23rd April 2018

My boyfriend and I visited The Shepherds Hut for 5 days for our first holiday together and we had such a lovely time. As two people who live quite hectic lives having total peace and quiet (and a hot tub to relax in!) was bliss. The owners are very friendly and happy to leave you be, but are on hand if you need anything. Highly recommend to anyone Read morelooking for a relaxing break. Hide

Reviewed by Alyx 7th April 2018

Really cosy, well equipped and pretty accommodation in beautiful countryside. It was so peaceful and quiet, so we really felt like we'd escaped to a little sanctuary. Our dog loved it and it was great to have an enclosed paddock for her to run around in. The owners were lovely, made us feel really welcome, and the place was spotless - they even lefRead moret a bottle of bubbly in the fridge for us! We'll definitely be going back. Hide

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Location

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