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THE LOG CABIN, pet friendly, character holiday cottage, with a garden in

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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The small town of Sheldon nestles on the edge of the Blackdown Hills in Devon.The Log Cabin is situated in the grounds of the owner's trout farm. As its name suggests, it is a log cabin, made from pine and it offers accommodation for up to 4 people. The bedrooms and living accommodation are all spread out across one level and the living area has been designed in an open-plan style, comprising a kitchen, dining area and living area that has its own inglenook fireplace, so that you can enjoy the benefits of this region, even in the colder months. Amenities: Electric convector heaters with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, TV. All electricity inc. in rent, starter pack for woodburning stove provided (extra logs available for purchase from owner direct - £...The small town of Sheldon nestles on the edge of the Blackdown Hills in Devon.The Log Cabin is situated in the grounds of the owner's trout farm. As its name suggests, it is a log cabin, made from pine and it offers accommodation for up to 4 people. The bedrooms and living accommodation are all spread out across one level and the living area has been designed in an open-plan style, comprising a kitchen, dining area and living area that has its own inglenook fireplace, so that you can enjoy the benefits of this region, even in the colder months. Amenities: Electric convector heaters with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, TV. All electricity inc. in rent, starter pack for woodburning stove provided (extra logs available for purchase from owner direct - £3.50 for a large net bag). Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Covered veranda with garden furniture, leading to large lawned area (unfenced lake 15 yards, children to be supervised). Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Private trout fishing available in lake at extra charge (phone Sykes office for information on cost - 10% reduction for guests). Ample off road parking. Shop & pub 3 miles. (Owner can do basic shop before arrival on request). Note: As this property is situated in a valley, there is no mobile reception. Region: Devon, with its quiet country lanes, patchwork of lush green fields and sleepy villages is not to be missed. Stately home lovers will be spoiled and why not finish with a scrumptious Devonshire cream tea? Town: The Hills are a nationally important landscape and were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in recognition of the special qualities of its natural and built environment. Being relatively unspoilt, the Hills offer a rare sense of timelessness. A network of hedges, mature hedgerow trees and small copses link a rich mosaic of semi-natural habitats. The area is perfect for walks, cycling and horse riding where the quiet bridleways and byways offer many opportunities to explore and enjoy the locally distinctive buildings, archaeological remains and natural flora and fauna. Sheldon is centrally located to explore attractions further away, such as the City of Exeter with its ancient Cathedral, High Street shopping and arts centres. Historic Honiton is also nearby, giving you a chance to find out more about the honey exports that gave the town its name and, a few miles south, you'll find the unspoilt beaches of Exmouth and the rest of the Jurassic Coast.More
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Languages spoken:English
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Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This truly is a cabin made from logs! The dogs loved the freedom of the forest and we loved the freedom from wi-fi and mobile phones. It's an idyllic setting and how lovely to wake up to see a buzzard perched close by, squirrels scurrying...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Hazel P
Reviewed 22 January 2016

On arrival it was pouring with rain and we were told by owner we couldn't park next to lodge because of weather, we were eventually told no one is ever whatever the weather allowed to park by it as all men drivers are irresponsible and...More

Date of stay: January 2016
5  Thank jenny g
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

We booked this log cabin to enable my husband to fish for a couple of days, do some coastal path walking and to relax by a "real" fire. We achieved all this and more!! It is very quiet as location is very rural! There were...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank Trudy-uk
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We have just arrived back home after a week away in this beautiful log cabin in Sheldon. The owners were so accommodating. Our dog could run around in a safe environment and he very much enjoyed it. The owners gave us a starter pack for...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank Tania D
Management response:Responded 11 February 2015

Thank you so much for your kind review of the Log Cabin. We are delighted to hear you all (including your dog) enjoyed your stay with us, and hope you book with us again soon!

Reviewed 7 November 2014

Log Cabin in need of an overhaul, cramped kitchen for cooking, and poor white goods. View only from door or veranda and not inspiring. Sofa and beds uncomfortable poor illumination throughout. Not impressed. Single steep winding track down to trout farm uninviting. Only plus point...More

Date of stay: November 2014
3  Thank Rosemary B
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
TV
Suitable For Children Under 5
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Linens Provided
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