The Devon Manor House is a beautiful eight bedroom Grade 1 listed mansion set within a private 160 acre estate in rural North Devon. Located just a few miles from Barnstaple and only a short drive from the stunning North Devon coastline this is the perfect retreat for both families and friends.
Comfortably accommodating up to 16, The Devon Manor House benefits from its own private estate, including feature gardens, a large outdoor swimming pool (can be heated for additional cost) and a hard tennis court. When staying at the manor house all of these facilities are solely to be used by guests.
Inside the house has a wonderful combination of period features and contemporary mod cons. Think stunning wood floors, intricate plaster-work and original wood beams meet smart TV's, a state of the art music system and WiFi. Providing everything you will need for enjoying a memorable holiday in one of the finest manor houses in the South West.
The Devon Manor House has plenty of space both upstairs and down. On the ground floor there are three living rooms, including a family/TV room, an adult lounge and the main sitting room with wonderful views. A large dining room features two pine tables, which end to end seat up to 16 comfortably, but can also be separated for an adult and a child's table.
There are two kitchens to choose from at The Devon Manor House, both of which are fully equipped with a range of appliances to make cooking a five course meal easy. A separate kitchen can be found at the pool house and is also equipped to a very high standard, allowing guests to make the most of the grounds and outside facilities.
The eight bedrooms at The Devon Manor House are split over two floors and accessed via three staircases.
On the first floor are the first six bedrooms, five have en-suite facilities. The first bedroom has two antique double beds and an en-suite shower room, as well as views out towards the Shirwell beech trees, which mark the boundary of the property. The second bedroom has a king sized bed an en-suite with both a shower and a bath. This is situated next door to the Pine Suite, a large bedroom with king size bed and en-suite with a gorgeous roll top bath. The fourth bedroom also has a king sized bed and benefits from a small en-suite shower room.
The final two bedrooms on the first floor are accessed via the stunning Venetian staircase and include the Rose Suite and the Old Schoolroom, which have lovely views and zip and link beds. Both these bedrooms share the bathroom located next door to the Rose Suite, which is fitted with a shower and a bath.
On the second floor are the final two bedrooms. Reached via the back staircase, both rooms are wonderfully large and each features a zip and link bed that can easily be made up as either a double or as a twin. These bedrooms share a bathroom fitted with a bath. A small kitchenette containing laundry facilities is also located on this floor.
Within the large, private 160 acre estate are several charming features that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. There are two walled gardens at The Devon Manor House, the first is a beautiful rose garden, whilst the second is used for vegetables and cut flowers.
The main gardens at the house are located close to the private swimming pool with private pool house, which is equipped with its own kitchen and wet room. A hard tennis court is also part of the Devon Manor House leisure facilities.
When staying at The Devon Manor House you are only a short drive away from some of the country's best beaches, including the award winning Woolacombe, the surfing mecca Croyde, and the beautiful Saunton Sands, which can be reached in less than 20 minutes. As well as these golden sands beaches there are a number of smaller pretty coves to discover such as Crowe Point, Rockham and Combesgate.
North Devon is also a haven for walkers and cyclists with plenty of designated routes, including The Tarka Trail perfect for all abilities and levels of experience. Exmoor National Park also provides the perfect setting for seeing the beautiful landscape and local wildlife.
There are also many attractions within easy reach of The Devon Manor House, including stunning gardens such as those at Arlington Court, RHS Rosemoor and Broomhill; family friendly parks, including Watermouth Castle and Exmoor Zoo, and several historic houses, as well as so much more.
Special rates for groups of 10-12