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A lovely thatched Devon longhouse

House | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 15

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A beautiful rambling thatched house in one of Devon's most delightful hidden villages, Home House is the picture of idyllic rural England. As you wind your way through the lanes, past flower filled hedgerows and through rolling fields to get to the village, you'll see plenty of thatched cottages and you'll pass an award winning traditional pub.

There is Home House, nestling in the valley and bordered by orchards, with a stream running through its spacious sunny garden (both an enclosed walled garden and a larger lawned area), down to its own indoor heated swimming pool. It's a large house – once one of the major farmhouses in the village – and it has been stylishly decorated and smartly furnished to give you the charm of the old with the comfort and chic elegance of the new.

Size Sleeps up to 15, 8 bedrooms
Nearest beach Maidencombe Beach 4 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 34 km, Nearest railway: Newton Abbot 4 km
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 Private indoor pool, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites
Furniture Single beds (7), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 15, Lounge seats for 15
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private indoor pool, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The West Country region

The area offers plenty to do; you are less than 3 miles from a choice of beaches or the charming yacht-lovers' village of Shaldon, a ten minute walk from the Teign Estuary and close to the seaside fun of Torbay and the English Riviera. There's golf, there's fishing, there's cycling and there are the wilds of Dartmoor all within half an hour's drive.

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19 Nov 2014

5/5

"Home House our experience.. Fantastic... :-)"

This was our 2nd stay at Home House. On both occasions we absolutley loved it... I would definately 100% recommend it to anyone with a large family to use...All the rooms are more than adaquate and decorated beautifully.. The walks, views, local pubs and restaurants are all second to none... The owners are very very welcoming leaving cakes for your arrival. A very lovely couple. There is a heated swimming pool for you to use which is kept immaculate.. Its a beautiful home a lovely place to go and stay...

11 Oct 2014

5/5

"Fantastic location - fantastic house and gardens - what a treasure!"

I found this gem through a search on google - and what a find!. The house is spacious and very comfortable, and perfect for my party of 15 who all descended on Devon to celebrate my birthday. Everythi… More

7 Sep 2014

5/5

"Such a wonderful place to stay!"

For a friends birthday celebrations we decided to escape to the countryside for a long weekend. Home house offered the perfect getaway, with welcoming owners and a wonderful property (with an indoor h… More

10 Aug 2014

1/5

"Make sure you factor in the deposit as part of the cost as the is a good chance it won't be returned."

A little tatty in places but generally ok, and although a little overpriced, the surrounding area more than makes up for any downfalls in the cottage itself. We did in fact have a pleasant week and le… More

We are sorry that we had to withhold the security deposit on this occasion. We have owned and let 2 holiday homes for a total of 7 years and in this time we have never withheld any other security deposits - clearly we would not make this statement if we thought there was a risk that a previous guest might contradict us on Trip Advisor. We have had the same excellent and well trusted cleaners for the past 3 years who manage the house if ever we are away - we have never needed to have a formal “leaving check” as our guests usually treat Home House with respect. We have many guests who love to come back and who repeat book each year – this is what we strive for.

27 Apr 2014

5/5

"A great family holiday"

Home House is a beautiful home extremely well equipped, clean and spacious with a lovely garden, something for everyone. A family gathering from the age of 2yrs to 70yrs we all enjoyed the walks from … More

18 Jan 2014

5/5

"A brilliant break away with friends. Excellent location and cosy cottage."

I organised a surprise birthday gathering for my mums 50th for 14 people. The cottage was very spacious and the rooms were really cosy. We loved spending time the lounge and in front of the log fire. … More

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Calendar last updated:17 Nov 2014

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