Welcome to Devon Hills Lodge, a unique country retreat offering luxury accommodation overlooking Dartmoor & the Devon Hills. Set within an 850 acre working organic farm on a beautiful estate in Devon, Devon Hills Lodge offers exclusive hire for groups of up to 28 in three houses on the estate - the lodge, the coach house and the cottage.Enjoy our award winning organic food and explore the many local attractions. including a fantastic country pub - The Clovelly Inn that offers home cooked food using local produce. We recommend you pre-book as they get very busy!The house is set an idylic rural setting with peace & tranquility, stunning scenery, comfort and luxury, crisp white linen, fluffy white towels & soft beds. This is the perfect place to unwind and relax.
|Size||Sleeps up to 20, 13 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter or Plymouth, Nearest railway: Exeter or Plymouth|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Rooms||13 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 9 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (9)|
|Further details indoors|
The Lodge, Sleeps 16The house comprises of 8 bedrooms all with their own bathroom. The style is elegant and understated being simple, clean and uncluttered. Each room has stunning views towards Dartmoor or over the fields and orchards of the estate.The games room and bar provide the ideal area to relax and enjoy a game of pool, cards or one of the many board games available. Alternatively you can chill out with a drink on one of our comfortable sofas and peruse a magazine or read a book. If the weather is good you might stroll out to the terrace to enjoy the evening sun and take in the fantastic views.The Cottage, Sleeps 4The cottage nestles in the courtyard next to the Lodge. The accommodation is appointed to a high standard and well equipped for self catering, with most facilities on the ground floor offering easy access from the parking area. The open plan ground floor living area has a cosy lounge & dining table with a small yet practical kitchen. A large TV/DVD & CD player is provided with books, films and CDs to choose from.The ground floor also has a master bedroom with comfortable double bed and a lovely outlook across to Dartmoor. There's a family sized bathroom and stairs leading to a mezzanine floor with two single beds. Patio doors open out onto decking and the garden that overlooks Dartmoor, where guests can wander and enjoy the plants, flowers and wild birds that visit our large pond - perfect for photographers and artists.The Coach House, Sleeps 8The Coach House is set in an attractive courtyard of old stone buildings in the grounds of the Manor House. The luxury accommodation has 2 double bedrooms (one of which is en-suite) and 1 twin room that can sleep 2 or 4 guests in single beds. There's a family sized bathroom and fully equipped kitchen with an elegant and spacious dining area. The living room has 4 comfortable sofas and a large TV/DVD player.Outside, to the rear of the Coach House, guests can enjoy their own sheltered, private courtyard. At the front there is ample parking and easy access onto a public footpath which winds across lovely farmland to the village pub. Outside in the 850 acre estate a small stream meanders through the pretty shrubs to a natural pond that is a magnet for birds. To the rear of the Lodge is a large well-furnished dining terrace, surrounded by flower pots where you will enjoy al fresco meals!
If you are looking for absolute exclusivity then there is no need to look any further ? the property is situated along a mile long lane surrounded by 850 acres of organic parkland overlooking the rolling hills of Dartmoor.We have the choice of three idyllic settings for your special day:- Our large natural gardens can accommodate marquees with the additional use of the Lodge for extra comfort.- For smaller intimate receptions you can have exclusive hire of the Lodge or our converted Napoleonic barn.- To the back of the Lodge there is a large furnished terrace, surrounded by seasonal flowers overlooking Dartmoor and the Estate presenting the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs!Our highly awarded chef can provide exceptional, locally sourced seasonal menus.
Nearby places of interest include: Dartmoor, Tavistock, Lydford Gorge, Castle Drogo, Cothele, Morwellham Quay, Bude & the North Cornish Coast, The Eden Project and more.Morwellham Quay: This is an award-winning museum and visitor centre based around the historic port and mine workings on the River Tamar. Visit the lost world of Victorian miners with a magical miniature train ride through the mine and a tour of the old riverboats that transported tin.Woodlands Leisure ParkWoodlands Leisure Park: A great family attraction with indoor and outdoor rides.River Dart Adventures: This park has extensive adventure playgrounds set in amongst woodland and offers ?Dare Devil' activities, which are high adrenaline, instructor led, fun for all ages. These include a Mega Zip Wire, High Rope Course, Canoeing and an Indoor Climbing Wall.Quaywest Water Park: With water heated to 80? you can relax on the gentle Surf Lagoon or experience the exhilarating Screamer or the Wild Kamikaze. There is so much for everyone to enjoy from tube slides, body slides, triple drop slides & freefall slides.Dingle Steam Village: This is a great place to find out more about our industrial heritage. The Village has working and static exhibits of steam engines and vintage machinery.South Devon Railway: View unspoilt Devon countryside, whilst enjoying a ride on a stream train.Babbacombe Model Village: Based in Torquay, this is one of Europe's premier model villages with models, gardens and famous landmarks all in 1/12 scale.Bygones Victorian Museum: Step back in time and wonder around a life size Victorian Street. This attraction also has a giant model railway, World War 1 trench and Anderson Shelter.Living Coasts: This is Torquay's coastal zoo, with free-roaming penguins and the opportunity to see other animals such as puffins and learn more about coastal plants.Becky Falls: Situated high on Dartmoor, Becky Falls Woodland Park provides some of the most scenic and enjoyable walks in the south west as well as loads of fun for all the family throughout the seasons.Kents Cavern: Based in Torquay, Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old.Tuckers Maltings: This is England's only working malthouse open to the public.Castle Drogo: This was the last castle to be built in England (built between 1910 and 1930). It has panoramic views of Dartmoor and is one of the most remarkable works of Sir Edwin Lutyens.Historic Market Town of Tavistock: The historic market town of Tavistock, birth place of Sir Francis Drake, is a short drive away with good shops, cafes, good bars and restaurants and the daily indoor market.Historic Town of Totnes: Totnes is the second oldest borough in England, and is full of interesting attractions, such as museums, a riverside with steamer quay, an ancient Guildhall and Church, a Norman Castle and the North and East Gates.Okehampton Castle: This is the site of the ruins of the largest castle in Devon, which includes the Norman motte and the keep's jagged remains. There is a riverside picnic area of exceptional beauty and some enchanting woodland walks.Rick Stein: Food lovers can visit the celebrity chef's restaurant and caf?.The Eden Project: The Eden Project is one of the most spectacular experiences in Britain.The closest mainline train stations are at Exeter and Plymouth. During the summer months there is an occasional local train service connecting Exeter to Okehampton. There is an hourly bus service from Exeter Coach Station which connects with all National Express Services. Flybe and Air South West have a scheduled service from London and Manchester to both Exeter and Plymouth airports.
In the surrounding Devon and Cornwall countryside there are a wide range of places to visit and things to do. There is something for everybody, whether you are looking for an activity weekend or holiday or looking to try game or clay pigeon shooting on the estate.Activities include: shooting, fishing, horse riding, golf, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, walking, cycling, rock climbing and more. A stay at the Lodge would not be complete without a spot of fly fishing (available on site).