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Impressive and extremely stylish
Comfortable large sofas invite you to relax
Wood burner makes for a cosy stay at any time of the year
Relax and view the stylish artwork
Ring the bell... you've arrived
Prepare your meals in the stylish kitchen
Contemporary kitchen with all you could need
Unique and refreshing
Light and airy accommodation
Contemporary studio style bedroom
Homely and individual touches throughout
Sit and relax in the shower with mood lighting
Large raised lawn area
View of the property showing the patio and garden
View towards the property
1 / 15  Impressive and extremely stylish
2 / 15  Comfortable large sofas invite you to relax
3 / 15  Wood burner makes for a cosy stay at any time of the year
4 / 15  Relax and view the stylish artwork
5 / 15  Ring the bell... you've arrived
6 / 15  Prepare your meals in the stylish kitchen
7 / 15  Contemporary kitchen with all you could need
8 / 15  Unique and refreshing
9 / 15  Light and airy accommodation
10 / 15  Contemporary studio style bedroom
11 / 15  Homely and individual touches throughout
12 / 15  Sit and relax in the shower with mood lighting
13 / 15  Large raised lawn area
14 / 15  View of the property showing the patio and garden
15 / 15  View towards the property

The Workshop

High Bickington, Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set in 10 Acres of the Taw Valley and adjacent to a small family run seasonal campsite, the property has an enclosed garden backing on to fields where dogs can run free
  • If The Workshop is booked on your chosen dates, check out the neighbouring property The Cider Barn (49558); finished to a similar high quality & quirky style.
  • Stylish and contemporary 2017 barn conversion set in beautiful North Devon, beaches are also within easy reach
  • Libbaton golf course a short walk away. Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy the day at Stafford Moor Fishery also nearby
Property code: 49554

Sitting in the Taw Valley in North Devon with superb views across to Exmoor. An ideal location whether you are into walking cycling, surfing, or prefer to just sit back and relax whilst enjoying the views.

Ideally located close to some of North Devon’s finest beaches, Saunton and Croyde are popular with surfers and bathers alike. The regional towns of Barnstaple and South Molton are nearby with popular pannier markets. Walkers and cyclists can enjoy the Tarka Trail and walk through the surrounding landscape, stunning in any season. In the height of Summer, a small eco-campsite pops up in one of the fields and cream teas are served from the summer house. A pleasant level walk to the village includes a couple of pubs or, buy provisions from the community shop. Other attractions include RHS Rosemoor Gardens or Dartington Crystal.

As you enter this stylish and contemporary studio leave your cares at home. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner/sleeping area, has efficient underfloor heating. In the lounge relax on the large comfy sofas, watch a film on the Smart TV or just relax in front of the wood burner. If you decide to stay in and cook, there is a well-equipped kitchen area with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and you don't even need to do the dishes as there is a dishwasher to do the work for you. In the sleeping area, there is a fabulous super-king-size bed and an adjacent large wet room shower and WC.

Heading outside, you will find an enclosed patio and garden area with seating and BBQ. After a day exploring, why not gather around the fire pit and gaze up at the stars and marvel at the stillness of being away from it all or walk the dogs in the fields all on your doorstep. There is ample off-road parking next to the property.

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

  • 1 sleeping area - super-king-size bed
  • 1 wet room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Shared utility room with washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included - additional baskets of logs available to by on site)
  • Electric and underfloor heating included
  • Bed linen & towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 16 miles, pubs and shop 1 mile
  • Complex of properties
  • Smart TV in lounge area
  • BBQ and fire pit available
  • Robes provided

Rachel Loosemore

This property is personally managed by Rachel.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Andrea 27th August 2021

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A perfect home from home, everything you need for a base to return home to each day after hiking around the beautiful places North Devon has to offer. Also, the biggest bed & sofa you could dream for! :)

Reviewed by William 6th August 2021

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Just perfect for a relaxing holiday. The Workshop is stylish comfortable and equipped to a high standard. The owners treat you more like friends than guests and the welcome box of goodies was much appreciated

Reviewed by Maureen 30th July 2021

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Really lovely holiday in The Workshop. Very comfortable - large sofas and bed! Lots of really interesting places to visit as well as the beaches. The fact that it was next to the campsite meant that other members of the family could be with us which was wonderful. Thank you.

Reviewed by Margaret 25th June 2021

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Once again a very happy stay at the old workshop I highly recommend it

Reviewed by Mark 21st May 2021

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A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at the Workshop. The cottage is fitted-out to a very high standard and furnished to make you smile. This an excellent base to discover the delights and sites of North Devon, particularly with your dog(s). Will strongly recommend to friends and family. Thanks again.

Reviewed by Claire 30th April 2021

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Fantastic accommodation. Stylish, functional and well maintained with an attention to detail. I would have no hesitation in recommending a stay here, in fact one of the best cottages we have stayed in. The location is a good central base for getting out and about. If you have a dog they are very doggie friendly. The owners are also very nice peopleRead more. Hide

Reviewed by Teresa 23rd April 2021

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Reviewed by Sophie 16th April 2021

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Amazing cottage just as quirky as the photos. The hosts were lovely and they had some great information boards about local places that we could visit.

Reviewed by Johnny 30th October 2020

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The Workshop is that rare thing, a property that's actually better than the pictures. The quality of the conversion, materials used, finished, decor is absolutely fabulous. Everything works and is of a high standard. The kitchen is superbly kitted out ( I always bring knives/wine glasses'tongs etc and this time didn't unpack anything. Fabulous big Read morebed with gorgeous linen, lovely big sofas, great TV WiFi / audio and a wood burner with plentiful log supplies. Wish we'd booked for longer. Hide

Reviewed by Angela 16th October 2020

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Wow what a great place; personally I loved the open plan feeling of the Workshop, it feels like being in a New York loft. The accommodation is fitted out to a high standard, with a very comfortable bed and sofas. Theres a great step in shower area with a fabulous light feature. Underfloor heating and electronic opening of the velux windows all makeRead more the accommodation feel luxurious. Theres a good sized dog friendly garden and plenty of fields nearby to go for a walk. Hide

Reviewed by Valerie 25th September 2020

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Perfect retreat, cottage very quirky and secluded. Dogs loved the two fields to run around, all enclosed. Hosts were very accommodating and plenty places to visit. Would I come again, yes

Reviewed by Bob 18th September 2020

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We had a lovely friendly greeting on arrival, and settled into The Workshop immediately. Everything was, well, just lovely! The location was superb, quiet, and on the clear nights we had, we couldn't help but look at the stars abd the Milky Way! There is a superb Community Shop in High Bickington and supermarkets 15-20 mins away. The dogs loved theRead more fields too! We'd love to go back. Hide

Reviewed by Andrea 11th September 2020

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The Workshop is perfect for a getaway, set in a beautiful secluded location for a peaceful break away for 2 and a dog. The owners have tastefully decorated the accommodation and have provided everything you need for a home from home. The shower has additional horizontal jet (massage) option which is perfect following a day of coastal path walking!

Reviewed by Amanda 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Suzanne 28th August 2020

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This place is amazing, and the hosts are there if you need them, but not intrusive, and lovely people. Dogs had a ball, the garden is very secure. Would recommend to everyone, who wants to chill out.

Reviewed by Graham 21st August 2020

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Well equipped and stylish spacious accommodation which provided the perfect base for exploring Devon. Its rural and tranquil location provided a real opportunity to enjoy total peace & quiet. Very friendly onsite hosts who provided some great tips.

Reviewed by Caroline 14th August 2020

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What a wonderful property. Finished to a high standard, with a really well equipped kitchen, very comfortable bed, and an amazing shower! We could have stayed for weeks. Would definitely recommend staying here if youre looking for a touch of luxury. Well done Ann & Debbie. This place is spot on

Reviewed by Cordy 24th July 2020

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Reviewed by Mark 23rd February 2020

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This is an ideal place to go if you want to relax and do not much, particularly in the winter as Devon was waterlogged, windy and pretty unhospitable. The facilities are excellent, the people welcoming and very proactive and helpful. Strongly recommended for anybody except somebody who wants to spend their days cycling or running as it is very hillRead morey We saw one 25% hill! Hide

Reviewed by Gary 21st February 2020

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Reviewed by Kim 10th January 2020

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Great a accommodation, the owners where great nothing was too much trouble . We will return.

Reviewed by Tracey 25th October 2019

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Wonderful open plan, stylish studio type accommodation. Very comfortable with huge bed and great size sofas. Lovely quiet setting in the middle of the countryside. Good parking. Very friendly hosts. Very cosy with underfloor heating as well as a wood burner. Great big fluffy towels and dressing gowns. Lovely garden and patio for dogs

Reviewed by Linda 18th October 2019

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Reviewed by Tony 5th October 2019

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Reviewed by Valerie 20th September 2019

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Reviewed by Lorna 13th September 2019

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What a fabulous space! BIgger than we'd expected and very comfortable. Beautifully designed and well equipped. We loved the quirky colourful dcor and the shower was great including the twinkly lights. The campsite had closed for the season which meant that our 2 dogs had 2 large fields pretty much to themselves which was an absolute bonus. Anne andRead more Debbie (not forgetting Basia) were very welcoming and helpful with any questions we had. A good base for touring North Devon. Highly recommend it. Hide

Reviewed by Keith 6th September 2019

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Impressive and extremely stylish
Comfortable large sofas invite you to relax
Wood burner makes for a cosy stay at any time of the year
Relax and view the stylish artwork
Ring the bell... you've arrived
Prepare your meals in the stylish kitchen
Contemporary kitchen with all you could need
Unique and refreshing
Light and airy accommodation
Contemporary studio style bedroom
Homely and individual touches throughout
Show 3 moreSit and relax in the shower with mood lighting

Location

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