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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Bovisand Lodge is a historical Grade 2 listed Country House set in the Devon countryside providing luxury holiday accommodation with an outstanding Heritage Apartment in the wing of the house.
Situated in an unspoilt wooded valley running down from the hills of Staddon Heights the grounds open onto a safe sandy beach facing Plymouth Breakwater and the Cornish coast, yet is only seven miles from Plymouth City Centre. This charming country house was for many years the home to Joseph Whidbey, the Superintendent Engineer of the great Plymouth Breakwater.
Bovisand is set in a quiet, secluded location adjacent to the coastal path where you can relax and enjoy easy walks with breathtaking views or play golf at the nearby Staddon Heights course.Generations of guests have enjoyed the peace and tranquillity and appreciate the quality environment, which has made their stay memorable and special.
If you are looking for a wonderful country & beachside hideaway within a ‘Heritage’ setting; to escape to with your partner or family this year, you truly could not have selected a better location.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bovisand 200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Plymouth 13 km, Nearest railway: Plymouth 11 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Each apartment is beautifully furnished and decorated to a high 4 star standard and last year received the Gold Award for quality of accommodation and cleanliness. Fully integrated kitchens with all appliances. Centrally heated with under floor heating in the shower room. Quality percale bed linens and white fluffy towels.
|Further details outdoors|
Indoor heated swimming pool
A safe sandy beach opening out from the front of the park
About this location
The Devon region
Plymouth is situated in the South West of England in the County of Devon. The climate in the South West is generally warmer than other part of the UK.
The historical site of Plymouth Hoe should not be missed where Sir Francis Drake played his famous game of Bowls whilst the Spanish Armada approached nor should the Barbican where you will find an assortment of cobbled streets with small rustic shops and fashionable restaurants - in this area you will also find the Plymouth Gin factory which arranges regular factory tours.
Bovisand Lodge is only five minutes drive from the Mount Batten Centre - 2 miles away, where you can arrange almost any water sport including sailing and diving. From here it only takes 4 minutes by water taxi to the Barbican in Plymouth. Boat trips around the Sound and up the River Tamar to the Naval Dockyards can also be arranged. Within 1 mile is Staddons Heights golf club with panoramic views of Plymouth Sound, open to non-residents. The nearest riding stables are at Wembury, 5 miles away and there are beautiful trails along the coastal path for leisurely walks.
Plymouth City centre by road is only six miles away; here you will find a wide variety of excellent tourist attractions including the National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth Pavilions with a fabulous leisure pool and ice rink and The Theatre Royal where regularly London West End Shows start their life. If you are feeling adventurous, try the dry ski slope or toboggan run, open all year round.
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27 Nov 2012
"Superb from start to finish"
I travelled with my husband and 6 year old twins and we stayed for 5 nights. The Rennie apartment was fantastic. Very clean, modern, spacious and had a lovely homely feel. Great heating and finishing touches. Staff were very friendly in a non-hasselling way.
The area around the apartment was great, clean and quiet! The swimming pool was an added bonus. We went on a few long walks which were recommended in the welcome pack. Despite the weather we all had a fab time and cannot wait to book up for a summer visit.
29 Oct 2012
"A Real Home from Home."
The Rennie Apartment has been fitted out and equipped to a very high standard. It is a real home from home! A warm welcome awaits at the end of your journey, with the requisites for a cup of tea wait… More
8 Mar 2011
"Fantastic brilliant definately going back!"
This is first class accommodation in great surroundings. We stayed in the Rennie apartment which had a contemporary design with pleasant lighting.The whole apartment was immaculately clean with as new… More
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