Ashley's Shack

6.2 miles W of Dartmouth

Sleeps 2

From £54 per night

Cabin in Devon: a charming lakeside retreat for two, tucked away amongst peaceful woodland and countryside near the picturesque town of Dartmouth.


This gorgeous cabin in the Devon countryside is the perfect place for a restorative escape to nature for two, set amongst acres of green woodland and wild flowers, with views over a water-lily covered lake. Read a book from the patio under the trees, get cosy together by the woodburner or prepare an outdoor feast on the barbecue as the sun sets. Whatever you do at Ashley’s Shack, you’ll switch off and unwind in no time.

Inside, this beautifully-crafted wooden shack is roomy and calm, with charming blue and white interiors and linens throughout. In the open plan living space you’ll find a comfy king-size bed for peaceful lie-ins, as well as a wardrobe, drawers and a dresser to store your belongings. There’s a squishy sofa to snuggle up on in front of the woodburner in the chillier months and a dining table and chairs to enjoy a special meal together. The quaint kitchen area has everything you need to prepare that meal too, including an electric hob, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle and Belfast sink. The welcoming owners even provide a box of delicious locally-made treats, including their own home-made honey and local cheeses. After a long day of exploring the countryside or nearby coast, freshen up in the en suite shower room before pouring a glass of wine and relaxing into the evening.

The outside space is just as idyllic. The sheltered patio is a tranquil spot to enjoy your morning coffee as the birds sing, or have a snooze in the dappled sunlight. As the sun goes down, fire up the barbecue and enjoy a romantic al fresco dinner. There’s no light pollution here, so it’s the perfect place for stargazing too.

Out and About

If you can tear yourself away from this fantastic place, there's heaps to do nearby, whether you want bucket-and-spade fun, a spot of shopping or something cultural. You're in between Totnes, with its fab Friday morning market and eco-friendly shops, and Dartmouth, which boasts yet more great shopping and is a beautiful area for boating. Blackpool Sands, one of the South Hams' most gorgeous beaches, is just a short drive away, as is Greenway, once the holiday home of Agatha Christie and now a National Trust treasure.

Extra Information

Ashley’s Shack shares the surrounding meadow with Poppy Yurt (2720), but both hideaways have been carefully positioned so that you’ll have your own space and privacy.


Steps up to open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. King-size double bed (5'), wood-burner, 2 ring electric hob, combination microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle. Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.

Availability, reservations and pricing: From £54 - £102 per night

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.

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Located 6.2 miles W of Dartmouth powered by the classic guide


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