This gorgeous detached property will surpass expectations in all respects. Created from an original farm building on an historic farmstead, The Cow Shed excels itself in the attention to detail throughout. The flagstones through the ground floor have under-floor heating and the French windows from the living-room to the wide terrace can be flung open to celebrate the fabulous panoramic view – and beyond it you have full use of a beautiful meadow that stretches out before you. From the design of the kitchen, the furniture and fittings, through to the sumptuous bed linens in the spacious first floor bedrooms, everything speaks of the love and care that has gone into this property – a perfect balance of character and contemporary style.
The cottage has an unspoilt view of rolling countryside stretching out in front of it and is in a private setting beyond the Owners’ farmhouse on the edge of the village of Exbourne. This location is ideal for setting off to explore Dartmoor National Park or for enjoying the wide open spaces of north Devon’s exhilarating sandy beaches, whatever the time of year. Your four-legged friends will love these outings and the outside space at the cottage is such a bonus too. The village has a friendly CAMRA pub just a short five minute stroll along the lane, and there is also a great community-run village shop and cafe. Okehampton is the nearest town for supplies, there is a Waitrose supermarket, but in this lovely rural area you will come across some wonderful farm-gate stalls for the freshest of locally produced goodies.
Kitchen/Dining-room with electric hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge and dishwasher
Step to Sitting-room with TV, DVD player and iPod dock
Utility-room with washing machine
Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with double bed (5')
Bedroom 2 with 'zip and link' (6' double or twin) beds
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Access to Barn with fridge/freezer
- Dogs welcome (2 small dogs only)
- Travel cot, high chair and stair-gate
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Covered parking for 1 car and private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub .25 miles
- Garden furniture, patio furniture, fire-pit and barbecue
- Oil-fired CH (partial under-floor)
The Cow Shed is a fabulous brand new barn conversion in a beautiful setting with a huge patio, meadow and far reaching views.
There is a fully enclosed patio and beyond is the meadow which is a fabulous space for you to enjoy too.
The living-room has fabulous furnishings and French windows out onto the patio - with that great view beyond.
Another view of this lovely room. You will not fail to switch off and relax here.
There is plenty of room for you to curl up on the sofas to watch a film - the television is in the corner to the right.
The kitchen/dining-room also has a door to the patio. This is a really stylish home-from-home with everything you could need for your holiday here.
The contemporary kitchen design not only suits the cottage perfectly but is so easy and functional, with plenty of worktop space too.
Even the utility-room between the kitchen and the downstairs bathroom has style!
The downstairs bathroom has been beautifully designed.
There is a lovely deep bath as well as a walk-in shower.
Both the luxurious bedrooms have Velux windows and characterful sloping ceilings but both have plenty of space. A photo of the second bedroom will follow shortly.
Everything is top quality at The Cow Shed.
The stairwell is filled with light and the two bedrooms are separated by a landing and the shower-room.
There is a very useful separate shower-room on the first floor.
This wonderful space is all for you. The meadow spreads out directly in front of the cottage - there is even a hammock at the far end.
Choose a shady spot or lounge in the sun - this is the perfect spot
The setting is just lovely for al fresco meals with a panoramic view.
There is plenty of parking right next to the cottage and there is also an undercover parking space if you wish to use it.
This is the view directly in front of the cottage and its patio. Yours to make the most of.
This is the edge of village setting. The Owners' farmhouse is set back from the cottage and so you will have plenty of privacy. The village has a CAMRA pub and a wonderful village shop/cafe.
This gorgeous bedroom has a wonderful sleigh bed.
Luxurious soft furnishings and bedding add to the experience here.
This is the second double bedroom - with a 'zip and link' bed in case you want it to be set up as twin beds.
There is plenty of light and all the other touches make this a really welcoming room.