A beautiful Georgian manor house nestled in acres of park and woodland, with ever changing views of the estuary, surrounding countryside and perfectly positioned for getting out and about in North Devon.
Perched high on the hill one mile from ‘the little white town’ of Bideford and within five miles of the rugged beauty of the North Devon coast, you can enjoy a true taste of tranquil Devon life. Head towards the sea and you will be spoilt for choice with an array of expansive sandy beaches and delightful fishing villages just a short drive away. From here you can explore the area on foot via the dramatic South West Coast path or take a day trip to Lundy Island. Other attractions and activities in the area include Hartland Quay, The Big Sheep and The Milky Way adventure parks, RHS Rosemoor, Exmoor and Dartmoor national parks, fishing, golf, sailing and horse riding.
On entering this truly impressive property, you will immediately find yourself in the grand and spacious hallway which is decorated in authentic Georgian colours. Leading off this are the three versatile reception rooms; firstly, an impressive period lounge with a Smart TV which provides a perfect venue for those wanting to watch a sporting event together. Then the library which also boasts a Smart TV alongside an array of books, games and a pool table. Finally, an elegant morning room with comfortable sofas, a piano and wood burner, providing a great space to relax with your favourite magazine. The next room is the spectacular and generously proportioned dining room with parquet flooring, chandeliers and enough room for everyone to dine together. This fantastic space also boasts French doors to outside meaning that pre-dinner drinks can be enjoyed in the open air. More relaxed dining is on offer in the beautiful farmhouse kitchen and this consists of a lovely large oak table and traditional benches either side and provides a perfect venue for a relaxed family breakfast before heading out for the day. In addition, the kitchen itself is well-equipped with everything you'll need including an electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher; and the neighbouring utility room offers further provision in the form of a second dishwasher, additional fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. The stunning bedrooms and bathrooms comprise the rest of the property and the first of which is located on the ground floor making this a perfect option for all ages, and this consists of a super-king-size bed with an additional sofa bed and en-suite wet-room with WC. Also, on the ground floor and catering well for the ample living accommodation, there are two additional WCs. Heading up the spectacular original spiral staircase and onto the first floor you will find the rest of the magnificent bedrooms, ten in all and every one boasting a super-king-size bed and two have an en-suite bathroom with a shower over the bath and WC and eight have shower room with shower and WC. In addition, two of these feature stunning four poster beds, one room can be presented as a twin upon request and also offers a bunk bed making it a great child friendly option, and three of the bathrooms boast a bath in addition to a shower.
Venturing outside you will find that the property nestles in about five acres of park and woodland with beautiful views, and you are welcome to explore any areas without livestock in situ. In addition, there is a large patio area directly outside and this is presented with a selection of garden furniture including two large picnic benches and two fire pits. There is also a selection of outdoor games provided, including croquet, meaning that you can make the most of this stunning outside space. Further play facilities are available in the form of an on-site tennis court, games room with ping pong table and pool table, and a toddler play area with swing and slide, there is also lockable storage for surfboards and bikes available.
For dogs there is also a 3 acre enclosed field in front of the main house (a minutes walk down the drive) available for exercising your four legged friends off lead.
There is also ample parking outside the property.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £1,000 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.