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Hot tub area with countryside views
Large patio area with hot tub, sun loungers and BBQ
Stylish lounge area
Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
The perfect dining area
Comfortable seating for two
Modern kitchen area
What shall we cook today
Super king-size bedroom
Beautifully decorated throughout
King-size bedroom through to en-suite shower room
En-suite shower room with WC
Hot tub robes included
Seperate WC located just off the living area
Private courtyard area with hot tub and seating
Sit back and relax
Private courtyard area
View towards the property
Farmland surrounds the property
Superb country walks direct from the barn
Fun and freedom for dogs in the acre garden
Chase me..
Acre wide garden ideal for relaxing
View towards the entrance to the farm
1 / 24  Hot tub area with countryside views
2 / 24  Large patio area with hot tub, sun loungers and BBQ
3 / 24  Stylish lounge area
4 / 24  Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
5 / 24  The perfect dining area
6 / 24  Comfortable seating for two
7 / 24  Modern kitchen area
8 / 24  What shall we cook today
9 / 24  Super king-size bedroom
10 / 24  Beautifully decorated throughout
11 / 24  King-size bedroom through to en-suite shower room
12 / 24  En-suite shower room with WC
13 / 24  Hot tub robes included
14 / 24  Seperate WC located just off the living area
15 / 24  Private courtyard area with hot tub and seating
16 / 24  Sit back and relax
17 / 24  Private courtyard area
18 / 24  View towards the property
19 / 24  Farmland surrounds the property
20 / 24  Superb country walks direct from the barn
21 / 24  Fun and freedom for dogs in the acre garden
22 / 24  Chase me..
23 / 24  Acre wide garden ideal for relaxing
24 / 24  View towards the entrance to the farm

The Piggery

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

  • Situated on a small working sheep farm in unspoilt rural countryside
  • The perfect Romanic retreat a great base for exploring North Devon
  • Set in a traditional courtyard setting with wood burner, private patio and private hot tub


Property code: 55322

Newly converted in 2018, a superb barn with stylish interior, private hot tub and decked area. Wander the acre garden with space to play or enjoy a BBQ. A short drive to the beaches of North Devon.

One of two barns offering private and stylish accommodation on this small working sheep farm. You are welcome to explore the grounds and it is especially lovely at Easter time when lambing takes place. Beautifully finished and filled with rustic charm and quirky design features. The beautiful surrounding countryside is perfect for walkers and cyclists, and if you are looking to explore further afield, visit the local sandy beaches and Dartmoor National Park just a short drive away.

Stepping into this newly converted barn you are greeted by an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Well-equipped and stylishly furnished you immediately feel at home, sit back and relax in front of the wood burner and enjoy the colour changing mood lighting or catch up on the latest movie or your favourite box set on the Smart TV/DVD. The kitchen/dining area is a great place to sit and eat together whilst planning your next day’s adventures. Keen cooks will be impressed with the kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is also a ground floor WC. At the other end of the barn is a spacious super-king-size bedroom (which can be made into a twin upon request) with en-suite shower room with WC.

Heading outside, there is a courtyard area with BBQ and private hot tub, garden furniture, a lovely spot to sit with a glass of wine and enjoy the sunshine. You will also have the use of a beautiful acre wild garden, stroll through the farmyard and orchard, and there is even space if you want to have a BBQ. A dog sitting service provided by the owner is available upon request during your stay (charges apply). There is bicycle storage and off-road parking for one car.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom - 1 super-king-size which can be made into a twin upon request
  • 1 en-suite shower room and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Private hot tub - robes provided, however please bring your own towels for the hot tub
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Colour changing mood lighting in the lounge
  • Electric, underfloor heating and central heating included
  • Bed linen and shower 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
  • Smart 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 44 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nicol 14th February 2020

Absolutely perfect accommodation. Thank you to Ian and Annie for the hard work that goes into maintaining a very lovely barn conversion and the special welcome gestures for us and our dog! We hope to return in warmer weather.

Reviewed by Bethan 7th February 2020

Hosts were lovely and welcoming. The cottage was clean and in perfect condition on arrival. Felt very cosy especially when the fire was lit! Hot tub was a perfect bonus which made our time there even more perfect.

Reviewed by Darren 10th January 2020

The cottage was superb, really relaxing and quiet. We didnt want to come home.

Reviewed by Mel 27th December 2019

Well equipped with lovely homely finishes. A welcome note with fresh farm eggs, local apple juice, homemade flap jacks and milk all provided on arrival. Hot tub was clean and hot ready for use straight away. We loved our rural hideaway and would definitely recommend if you looking for the perfect place to reconnect with peace and quiet.

Reviewed by Pauline 21st December 2019

Finally found somewhere that was perfect it was peaceful comfortable, a place to relax and rest, it didnt matter that the weather was poor because the hot tub is under cover and the cottage was just so nice to chill out in, will definitely be going back.

Reviewed by Kyeron 18th November 2019

Everything was perfect, we look forward to staying here again.

Reviewed by Faye 15th November 2019

We needed a weekend of relaxation , this property definitely came up trumps . Thank you so much Ian and Annie for those special little extra's . The Piggery is clean , well equipped and comfortable . The hot tub of course is great . Hopefully we will return to this little gem soon.

Reviewed by Rhiannon 2nd November 2019

We had such a lovely stay at the Piggery! Ian and Annie were lovely hosts and super easy to contact. Ian came round to see we were settled in ok and show us how to use the hot tub which was a massive plus! The property is beautifully finished and comfortable and everything you could need was in the kitchen to stay in and cook. We also really apprecRead moreiated all the little welcoming touches like fresh milk, eggs and apple juice from the farm. All in all we would highly recommend and would stay again! Hide

Reviewed by Graham 25th October 2019

This cottage is beautiful, very well equipped and very clean and comfortable. The owners were very helpful and there were some lovely welcoming touches . We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Adrian 18th October 2019

Property & hosts 100% could not fault , a really relaxing holiday away from the rat race , great hot tub once back on evening to relax in . great for our dog , plenty of space for him in & out of property . lovely touches from hosts of eggs , apple juice & biscuits plus treats for dog on arrival , only slight issue was the flies ( only time I had tRead moreo speak to Ian ) which came once weather warmed , bit of a nuisance & once dead littered the floor , that apart 5***** many thanks Adrian & Debbie . Hide

Reviewed by Trevor 21st September 2019

Wonderful property no complaints

Reviewed by Belinda 6th September 2019

Lovely high end accommodation in a tranquil setting. Thoroughly enjoyed our week.

Reviewed by Rachel 30th August 2019

Absolutely amazing cottage to stay in! We stayed here for our honeymoon with our 4 small dogs and it was perfect. Definitely need a car if you're staying here but well worth it. The hot tub is such a bonus too! Annie and Ian (and their son Bertie!) were really lovely and super helpful but not at all intrusive. We will certainly be back!

Reviewed by Richard 12th July 2019

If you want a holiday where everything is there that you need this is a wonderful cottage with a fabulous hot tub and surroundings. The hosts are very helpful but not intrusive and all treats such as as cookies dog biscuits apple juice all there for you when you arrive. We have been in lots of cottages and this is by far the best. This is a place tRead moreo relax as there are no pubs or shops within about 2 miles. If you prepare for that you will have a wonderful holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Andrea 29th June 2019

The Piggery is the most wonderful place for a quiet holiday. The cottage is beautifully designed and equipped. We were welcomed with milk, fresh farm eggs, cookies, chocolate and dog treats. The hot tub is great and the surrounding countryside is lovely. A stunning property. Definitely will be going back.

Reviewed by Ken 21st June 2019

The cottage was perfect! Spotless and modern! The hot tub was a delight, lovely views and beautiful setting, it was the perfect way to end the day!

Reviewed by Susanna 27th May 2019

Enjoyed our stay in The Piggery; we were happy to spend time chilling there, however we did venture out (car needed to reach any facilities). Very clean and tidy, all necessary equipment available. Would definitely consider going back if we wanted a holiday away from madness.

Reviewed by Janet 3rd May 2019

Lovely place to relax, no traffic noise, no street lights shining in the bedroom when you are trying to nod off just a sky full of lovely stars what more can you ask for. Lovely hot tub to relax in. Pretty central to visit places of interest. Lovely views from the large patio area.

Reviewed by Peter 29th April 2019

The cottage was beautiful and perfect, everything was thought of to make our stay memorable...thank you

Reviewed by Joanne 20th April 2019

Absolutely fantastic. Everything we expected and more. Couldnt recommend it enough. Ideal for a nice quiet get away.

Reviewed by Jill 8th April 2019

A beautiful place to relax and unwind - just perfect.

Reviewed by Lisa 29th March 2019

This was all we expected and more. Lovely welcome and special touches like eggs, milk, chocolates, homemade cookies, dog treats and a hand made welcome card went a long way after our journey. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Catherine 22nd March 2019

Great place to stay, host was lovely and helpful. They thought of everything, including a jar of dog treats for our pooch, made to feel extremely welcome. Lovely hot tub! Interiors gorgeous, would come again!

Reviewed by Emma 15th March 2019

Perfect in every way. Quiet. Private. Super warm and super equipped.

Reviewed by Daniel 8th March 2019

A cracking cottage in a great secluded (but not too remote) location. Wonderfully appointed with all the equipment to make it a great break. Hot tub is a definite bonus, especially as it is undercover to avoid those common weather changes! Host was helpful but not intrusive, we would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by richard 1st March 2019

The Cottage was lovely very private, we didnt see or hear a sole the whole time we were there, we were greeted by farm eggs and home made cookies. The accommodation was brilliant and very well equipped

Reviewed by Laura 22nd February 2019

The Piggery was beautifully decorated and very comfortable and welcoming with everything we needed for our stay. It was exceptionally clean and fresh, looking just like the photos on the website. The area is very secluded and private, perfect for sitting in the hot tub with only the sound of sheep in the background. Instow beach is half an hour awaRead morey and perfect for dog owners with lovely dog friendly bars nearby. I would definitely recommend this for a relaxing break. Hide

Reviewed by Jodie 19th February 2019

We had an absolutely amazing time at the piggery, it is very spacious and it's in a very remote area, we took our lab with us and he enjoyed it too, lots of walks around there too, but I can honestly give this place a 5* rating as it could not have been more perfect, the 3 night's we were there were so relaxing, and the hot tub is just amazing

Reviewed by Jo 4th January 2019

We loved The Piggery! It was much more spacious than it looks from the photos and had everything we needed for our stay. It was very secluded and felt totally private. We were left a welcome card, fresh eggs and cookies on arrival which was lovely! The hot tub was fantastic and we enjoyed plenty of time relaxing in there! The hot tub robes providedRead more were also great! The location was very rural and we found we had to drive to get anywhere. However there were towns and walks nearby. Hide

Reviewed by Suzy 21st December 2018

Lovely couple who dressed the home for Xmas. Hamper left for us and the dog. Lovely burner, tub and under floor heating. Didnt want to leave

Reviewed by Kerry 30th November 2018

We spent 5 nights at the cottage and loved it. Location good. Cottage itself beautiful, comfortable and very clean. Hot tub icing on the cake.

Reviewed by Nasrin 16th November 2018

By far the most clean and modern place I have been too! It is better than the pictures! Lots of privacy. Good equipment Lovely gestures provided upon arrival, Very cosy warm with under floor heating. Perfect for those who just want to relax I would recommend and visit again Thankyou

Reviewed by Rebecca 2nd November 2018

Lovely place, very clean and everything you need has been thought of. Had a great relaxing week.

Reviewed by Amy 7th October 2018

So lovely, beautiful property amazing facilities had such a wonderful time

Reviewed by Helen 22nd September 2018

The Piggery was absolutely amazing! We loved our stay here and could not fault it at all. Set in a peaceful and quiet area. The owners were very welcoming and we even got a lovely welcome hamper. The property was fully equipped with anything you would need. Perfect location to anywhere in Devon, we ventured out every day. The hot tub was an added bRead moreonus, so chilled and relaxing. Would highly recommend this property. Hide

Reviewed by Mark 7th September 2018

Superb cottage and friendly owners

Reviewed by Katie 24th August 2018

The cottage is beautifully presented and well equipped. The welcome hamper was a nice touch and the dog loved his treats! Ian and Annie were very welcoming. Would recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Beth 3rd August 2018

Perfect get away. Very thoughtful welcome pack

Reviewed by Lynn 1st July 2018

The Piggery was perfect. Well thought out and everything you could need. Beautiful setting, peace and quiet. Lovely welcome hamper. Would highly recommend this property.

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Hot tub area with countryside views
Large patio area with hot tub, sun loungers and BBQ
Stylish lounge area
Open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner
The perfect dining area
Comfortable seating for two
Modern kitchen area
What shall we cook today
Super king-size bedroom
Beautifully decorated throughout
King-size bedroom through to en-suite shower room
Show 12 moreEn-suite shower room with WC


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