A bright and sunny ‘upside down’ barn conversion, The Old Shippen is south-facing and flooded with light. There are two spacious bedrooms downstairs, a king with an en-suite bathroom, a twin and a further shower room. Upstairs the lovely sitting room with log burner overlooks the woodland and the lakes and is cosily furnished with Harris tweed sofas and beautiful fabrics. A spacious dining kitchen awaits keen cooks or those who prefer an easy life on holiday, with granite worktops, induction hob, dishwasher and all mod cons!
Access with steps
There are steps from the main entrance to:BedroomThe Old Shippen sitting roomThe Old Shippen gardenThe Old Shippen kitchen
Travel by public transport
We are very rural and there is no public transport available sadly
There is a large paved patio between the gravelled parking area and the front door. There is one long step between levels.
Path to main entrance
As the cottage is self-catering cottage, guests would normally manage their own luggage, but we are on hand to help if required
Getting around inside
Self catering kitchen
The Old Shippen kitchen
As the cottage is 'upside down', the bedrooms are on the ground floor and the kitchen-diner and sitting room are upstairs
The Old Shippen sitting room
The living room and kitchen are upstairs in this 'upside-down' barn conversion
Getting around outside
The Old Shippen garden
There is one step from the front door onto a level patio area that leads around the property to a further level paved patio with BBQ and dining and lounging areas. There is also a covered arbour for sitting overlooking our lake, accessed across grass
Customer care support
We do have a raised toilet seat that is available on request
In the garage adjacent to the private parking area there is a power source under cover that may be used to charge a mobility scooter
Emergency evacuation procedures
The Old Shippen is a converted farm building and the conversion did not take place with guests with disabilities in mind. We do our best to accommodate all requirements, but the property has not been designed for wheelchair access or for those with severely limited mobility.
Customer care support
The owners live in the farmhouse next door to The Old Shippen and will help with any emergency or assist guests in any way they can.