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Higher Weddicott Barn

Chagford, Devon (Ref. 1102761)


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Andrey

    “Great place to stay in Devon!”

    Barn is cozy, warm and fully equiped with any thing you might need. Hosts are very friendly and warm welcoming! Pets friendly place!

    Barn is cozy, warm and fully equiped with any thing you might need. Hosts are very friendly and warm welcoming! Pets friendly place!

    - Andrey, March 2024


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor king-size bed with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x sleigh king-size bed with TV and en-suite walk-in freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size bed with TV and en-suite with bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin with two queen-size and TV and en-suite with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric fire
  • Utility
  • Oil central heating with ground-floor underfloor heating and electric fire
  • Electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • 4 x TV, DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Spacious off-road parking available for four cars
  • Exterior 3 pin plug available for electric car charging (extra fee applies per charge, to be arranged with the owner)
  • One well-behaved dog welcome at £30 per week
  • Non-enclosed patio area with outdoor seating and gas barbecue
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead as the garden is not enclosed and the property is located on a working farm with surrounding fields where livestock graze
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly

The property

Chagford 1 mile.

Higher Weddicott Barn is a beautiful barn conversion on the outskirts of Chagford in the Dartmoor National Park, close to the river Teign.

Enjoy the spectacular views of Dartmoor: take a five minute walk from the property to experience the scenery from Meldon rocks: ideal for a morning run or to just blow away the cobwebs!

Originally built in the 1700s, this ancient granite barn has preserved much of its Dartmoor threshing barn character while adding contemporary elements for couples, friends and children to enjoy; a variety of things to see and do await in a magnificent area of Devon.The property also benefits from a private supply of Dartmoor spring water (purified and regularly tested).

After taking in the distant views of Haytor, retire to the warmth of Higher Weddicott Barn, which features underfloor heating for year-round comfort.

The light-filled open-plan living room has everything you need for self-catering, and the beautiful views are framed by the spectacular floor-to-ceiling windows.

Take advantage of the Kitchen Aid electric oven, halogen stove, microwave, and sufficient preparation space in the huge country-style kitchen before gathering your loved ones at the wide dining table to raise a glass to a holiday in Devon.

Higher Weddicott Barn continues to impress with a convenient utility room where you can simply wash and dry your clothing after a day of exploring the local countryside.

A king-size bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, sink, and WC is also located on the ground floor.

Up the stairs, you'll find three more nicely decorated bedrooms, each one intended to accommodate a variety of groups and offering stunning vistas to wake up to each morning.

Meldon is a twin bedroom with two 4ft beds, considerable closet space, a TV, and a contemporary en-suite bathroom, stylishly done in blue and gold.

Haytor is the next room up the open staircase, and it features a sumptuous king-size bed, crystal chandelier, TV, and its own en-suite bathroom.

The master bedroom completes the decor with a mahogany sleigh bed and its own lounging area with TV, ideal for lazy Sunday mornings; the bedroom also has an en-suite with an impressive freestanding bath and a walk-in shower.

You'll find ample off-road parking and access to a big patio area on the exterior of Higher Weddicott Barn, where you can look forward to lighting up the BBQ while admiring the views of surrounding Dartmoor and the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful starry night sky, free of light-pollution.

From here, visit nearby Chagford, which has a variety of shops for last-minute necessities and holiday gifts, as well as a variety of pubs for those special occasions.

Visit the ancient city of Exeter, which has additional services and a variety of sites worth seeing, such as the Underground Passages, the Cathedral, the magnificent Quayside, and the award-winning Royal Albert Memorial Museum, to learn more about the city's history.

Visit the National Trust-owned Castle Drogo, a 20th-century castle with a medieval flair, or Scorhill Stone Circle, one of Devon's largest and most preserved stone circles, to learn more about your surrounds.

Visit Devon Country Pursuits for clay shooting, archery, and paintball, or go ape at Go Ape for those who are feeling more daring.

Alternatively, use your time at Higher Weddicott Barn to explore spectacular Dartmoor National Park, which is right on your doorstep and makes for a lovely year-round hideaway.

For a wonderful holiday in Devon, gather your loved ones at Higher Weddicott Barn.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Okehampton 12 miles; Exeter 21 miles.

A picturesque town at the northern point of Dartmoor National Park in Devon. Chagford, one of the five Stannary towns of Dartmoor, is small in size but is packed with amenities and things to do. There is a wide range of shops as well as four pubs. Chagford also has more active facilities such as public tennis court and a seasonal, open-air swimming pool to enjoy at your leisure. It is a town of great history, home to the Three Crowns Hotel which dates back to the 1200's. Chagford is well known for its culture, hosting film, literary and music festivals in the town as well as an annual running race, known as Two Hills Race. Just over 21 miles away is the bustling, beautiful city of Exeter for a different kind of break, definitely worth a visit. The charming, attractive town of Okehampton sits just 12 miles away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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