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Manor House | 12 bedrooms | sleeps 24

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Expect crispy white linen, fluffy white towels, large comfortable beds with flat screen TVs and DVDs, warm bathrooms with power showers and soft water. Each room and bathroom is of traditional design but with a stylish, contemporary twist. Privacy is helped with thick walls and doors. Of the 10 bedrooms and one occasional room, most are large comfortable doubles, some are adaptable twin rooms. There are large super king size beds and some large four poster beds. In all comfortable sleeping for 24 guests.

Facilities include an outdoor heated salt water pool, a jet-stream hot tub, an infra red sauna, the yoga and dance room, a grass tennis court, the snooker room, a croquet lawn and extensive gardens. Wi-fi is available throughout.

Size Sleeps up to 24, 12 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 10 En suites
Furniture Double beds (12), Dining seats for 24, Lounge seats for 24
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, Private tennis court
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The house is in two parts. The main part has a ground floor with two very large reception and dining areas and a lounging TV (cinema style) room to relax in. There is also a large farmhouse style kitchen with ancilliary rooms and the dining room that seats 24. All have large windows, mostly double aspect, allowing in the south facing sun and light.

The two floors above contain 9 double bedrooms and 8 en suite bathrooms. The courtyard area houses another bedroom and bathroom, a special loft style split level living room, 2 bedrooms with 2 en suite shower rooms and an outdoor bath on the deck. Additionally the courtyard contains a large spectacular room (11m x 6m) that can be used for functions, conferences, dance, yoga and table tennis. The adjoining room is a huge but restful snooker room (full size table), library and flat screen TV.

Any amount catering can be easily arranged upon request. Please enquire for further information.

We are able to provide a home cooked meal for the evening of your arrival. An example of this would be a choice of casseroles and fresh garden salad. We would lay up the utensils in the kitchen so that on your arrival all you need to do is relax and enjoy your meal.

- Main course price - £12.50.

- Choice of homemade desserts from £4.00.

Please advise us 2 weeks in advance if you would require this service.

We are pleased to supply complimentary tea, coffee, milk, butter & GI Bread for your use until you get to the shops. Please advise us in advance if you require any extra shopping.

For the remainder of your stay we are also able to provide a three course fully serviced evening dinner menu. The cost of this service for up to 24 people will be from £22.00 to £38.00 per person.

We are also able to provide lunches. An example of this would be organic salads, homemade soup & bread, cheese, crackers & fruit.

Further details outdoors

The house sits comfortably in 5 acres of gardens and pastures with uninterrupted views across a valley of woods and river towards distant Dartmoor. Immediately around the house are formal gardens that were laid out in Victorian times, with enclosed garden areas within the whole. To the west is a private sunken salt water swimming pool set amongst tropical plants, while on a lower terrace is a tennis court of green artificial grass surrounded by a hundred Rhododendron bushes. The south facing terraces are built from fossilized limestone from Malta, but underneath is a very English Victorian garden grotto. A lawn for croquet, an orchard for apples, a vegetable garden for fresh produce all add up to the quintessential English country garden.

Facilities include an outdoor heated salt water pool, jet-stream hot tub, infra red sauna, yoga and dance room, TVs and DVDs in most of the rooms, grass tennis court, snooker room, croquet lawn and extensive gardens. Wi-fi is available throughout.

Further details


The West Country region

The house is located at the edge the village of Chulmleigh in Devon.

Chulmleigh is a remote, Saxon, hilltop town located in the heart of Devon that has a real, old fashioned community spirit. It is a town of thatched cottages, welcoming inns and one of the finest churches in the country. The area is relatively undiscovered by tourism and retains the charm of yesteryear.

It’s good to visit all year round. Chulmleigh Fair, held annually since 1253, is perfect for children enjoying the first week of the summer holiday. In winter take in the breathtaking scenery on a brisk walk – then have a well deserved drink in one of the town’s three inns.


Local activities include: Yoga, personal fitness sessions, massage, one on one art lessons, local fishing, clay shooting, biking, hiking and horse riding.

The Chulmleigh area provides many leisure activities including golf, horse riding, watching cricket on a pitch with fabulous views, fishing, mountain biking and hill walking. The 180 mile Tarka Trail starts in nearby Eggesford Forest which is on the banks of the River Taw. There are also number of historic houses, gardens and theme parks in the vicinity.

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19 Apr 2013


"Wow! Fabulous, stunning accommodation and grounds"

The Rectory is the perfect setting for a get together with family, friends or colleagues - whatever the occasion. We were a group of 20 who came together for a family birthday. The rooms were stylish… More

29 Jan 2013


"Gorgeous accommodation in a gorgeous setting."

Perfect venue for a family & friends gathering as the house is spacious yet feels homely. The house and gardens are full of interesting pieces and the bedrooms are all individually themed which give t… More

29 Jan 2013


"Stunning house and gardens, perfect for a house party"

Sleeps 24 confortably, so perfect for a house party. There is a lovely, cosy kitchen with Aga and a separate catering kitchen. There are local caterers who will come and cook and serve to larger parti… More

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Oliver's Travels (Property Manager Oliver's Travels Ltd)

  • 3 Years listed

Calendar last updated:23 Sep 2014

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