Barrington House- Glasshouse
from £112 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
from £112 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.
House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 279603
Availability Your dates are available
House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4
Barrington House is an elegant historical Victorian property standing on its own gorgeous grounds, beautifully restored and furnished with unbelievable views of the River Dart. It is a haven of peace and tranquility yet only a short stroll down to the heart of Dartmouth.
Most importantly, it is our home that we love to share with visitors. We have a stunning self-catering property called The Glasshouse set within the grounds which offers the chance of an exclusive and unforgettable stay for between 2 and 6 guests. It more than satisfies all prerequisites for an idyllic self catering holiday – the space to spread out, comfortable and luxurious accommodation, personal and thoughtful touches and a unique and beautiful setting.We are very baby and child friendly and have an endless list of baby equipment available.
We have 2 other equally fantastic properties to rent - The Penthouse and The Hideaway.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Blackpool Sands 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 35 km, Nearest railway: Totnes 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The Glasshouse is the newly built addition to Barrington House and takes its fantastic position on the site of an old swimming pool within the grounds of Barrington House. It has been architectually designed and as its name suggest is mainly built from glass. We like to think it looks a bit like a very upmarket boathouse and it certainly has a WOW factor. It has its own private gated entrance, a beautiful secluded garden, two parking spaces and amazing views making it a perfect holiday retreat. It has 2 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a downstairs cloakroom and an enormous open plan kitchen/dining/lounge area all beautifully decorated and tastefully furnished. Attention to detail and thoughtful planning flow from one room to the next and it has a wonderful open, spacious and relaxing feeling.
|Further details outdoors|
The outside area of The Glasshouse is wonderful - very private and very pretty. It has a huge decking area with teak garden furniture and BBQ and a circular lawn. The Glasshouse garden is based on a seaside theme and has plenty of pebbles and grasses and beautiful purple flowers. There is also a trampoline for the younger guests.
Our description of The Glasshouse so far does sound very sophisticated and glamorous but you will be pleased to hear that we are very child and baby friendly. Safety is of course of paramount importance and the one feature of our properties which we must draw your attention to are the balconies. They are not dangerous and are built to building regulation specifications, however children must be supervised at all times when the balcony doors are open. The Glasshouse is very well equipped and the list of facilities provided for children is vast. We hope we have negated the need for a roof box or trailer! As well as the long list of facilities, we have also got lots of 'child friendly' ideas which will hopefully appeal to our younger guests and parents alike!
The Devon region
We are so close to so many beautiful beaches.
The award-winning, Blackpool Sands beach is within 10 minutes drive of the house and recently earned the accolade of being named Britain's Best Family Beach by Conde Nast Traveller and we'd tend to agree thanks to its handy car parking, cafe serving healthy kids meals and brilliant sand pit, which is ideal for little ones to sit and play in safety, as well as the wide sandy bay with shallow waters.
A little further afield there's Paignton Zoo, which has a great focus on conservation and animal welfare, as well as handy indoor soft play areas, should the weather not be ideal. There's also the fantastic Pennywell Farm Park with its animal feeding sessions, adorable miniature pigs and handy indoor play area. Steam train enthusiasts should head to Kingswear where a Thomas-a-like puffs up and down the coast thrilling little fans. Whilst the miniature pony centre at nearby Moretonhampstead is generally a big hit with mini riders too.
Barrington House nestles on a hillside just 10 minutes walk from the very picturesque Georgian harbour town of Dartmouth. Known as one of the UK's most popular yachting havens, the town boasts a great selection of independent boutiques, bistros, cafes and convenient shops along its pretty cobbled streets.
Dartmouth is a wonderful bustling town offering something for everyone:
Crab fishing, cinema, pirate park, putting green and the best ice cream flavours for the little ones.
Beautiful boutiques, shoe shops, swim shops, home wares shops and galleries for the grown ups
Quaint and quirky pubs, award winning restaurants, wonderful delies and the best fish and chips for the whole family.
Foodies will not be disappointed, as well as the HQ of Riverfood Organics with its acclaimed kitchen cafe, there's the lovely Sharpham Wine and Cheese outlet with its vineyard and river tours with tastings, plus its own onsite cafe too. Dartmouth also boasts a wide selection of well respected restaurants from fine dining at The Angel or Seahorse, to gourmet fish and chips to eat in or take-away at Mitch Tonk's family-friendly Rockfish Seafood & Chips.
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