L67 - Lupin
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
About a mile from Sherford, along a little used, flower-filled, hedge-sheltered lane, is Stancombe Manor (mentioned in the Domesday Book) set in 21 acres of well kept gardens (good for children and dogs to explore, fenced duck pond), shared indoor heated swimming pool (42' x 19' x 8'6" to 3'6" deep, available 8am to 8pm), sauna (small extra charge), tennis court, snooker room, games room (table tennis, pool table), cider orchards and woodland, pitch and putt, children's play area, all for you to enjoy. In one of the handsome barns, now converted into accommodation, is a first-floor apartment with very pretty garden/orchard views. Inside, fresh, light and contemporary with open-plan living (TV/DVD)/dining/neat fitted kitchen (washing machine, microwave) with pull-down double bed; twin bedroom (linkable to 6' double) with en suite bathroom (suite with whirlpool bath plus bath-shower). A brilliant place for chilling out.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private indoor pool, Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2)|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Shared indoor pool, Shared garden, Private tennis court|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 4 star.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking is in a reserved parking space.
The West Country region
The South Hams: southernmost Devon; between the river Dart and river Tamar and south of Dartmoor, lush farmland and wooded river valleys turning to beautiful estuaries, its coast very beautiful and remarkably well preserved – sandy beaches and mighty cliffs between those estuaries, amazingly little sprawling modern ugliness. Inland too, away from main roads, it remains surprisingly peaceful.
Among special coastal places are Dartmouth; sheltered Blackpool Sands; Slapton's long curve of pebble beach and nature reserve lagoon; the cliffs about Start Point and Prawle Point, Bolt Head and Bolt Tail; East Portlemouth's beach and Salcombe's location and views; Thurlestone proving that family seaside places don't need to be brash; Bigbury's huge sands and the fun of getting to Burgh Island; waterside, oak-wood-sheltered Noss Mayo/Newton Ferrers; many others, less easy of access, are for you to discover.
Kingsbridge and Totnes, both old, attractive and small, are the towns at the area's heart; Plymouth – the West Country's biggest town, with Naval base, ferry port, theatre, cinemas, history, Hoe (great views) and Barbican (where the life is) – is on the area's edge. Dartington Hall is an arts centre (films, plays, music, dance) with lovely gardens. Pleasure cruisers ply the Kingsbridge estuary and Dart and Tamar rivers.
Sherford: sleepy hamlet of pretty cottages and scattered farms 3 miles inland from Slapton, the long fine pebble beach of Slapton Sands, and the coastal footpath. Kingsbridge, 5 miles. Dartmouth with one of the loveliest old town centres in Devon, and Salcombe, 9 miles.
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25 Aug 2012
"Fabulous accommodation in an amazing setting."
The accommodation is set within a small barn conversion development. Larger than I had expected from the photos, it offered every home comfort in one of the most attractive self catering apartments we have visited. Fabulous for children, the site offered a fantastic indoor pool, a tennis court and a huge games room which our children loved! With so many amazing beaches and attractions nearby, there was too much to do in one week and we have already booked the apartment again for next year!!
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