A taste of grand country house living. This 18th century Grade 11 listed Georgian family Manor House is situated just 2 miles from the Town of Barnstaple yet surrounded by thousands of acres of country side with beautiful west coast sea views.
The second floor of the main House. Comfortably spacious, furnished and well equipped throughout and benefits from central heating. Two large bedrooms with delightful country views, one with attractive Kingsize Four Poster bed. Bathroom with bath/shower and spa bath. Open plan lounge/dining area/kitchenette, with dual views of Devon countryside and Atlantic coastline. TV, Blu-Ray DVD and CD player, Wi-Fi. Laundry by arrangement with the owner. The property is set within three acres of park like gardens and benefits from a private carriage walkway and access to Woodland Trust walks. Original monastic trout ponds and numerous natural water features, recreation lawns for BBQ, croquet, short tennis etc. A wonderful rural retreat atmosphere, yet convenient to all Town and coastal amenities.
Přístup pro hosty
Accessed through the owners impressive main hall, stairs to the second floor gives access to the various rooms in the apartment.
Ample off road private drive parking.
Vztahy s hosty
A personal welcome by the owners, who are available throughout to assist guests.
Další věci, které stojí za zmínku
Listed as one of ten Stately Escapes in the West Country, Willesleigh House, forms part of an earlier grand estate dating back to the days of ownership by the Bishops of Tavistock, then passing on to the Duke of Bedford. It has also been home to Dame Cicely Saunders, recognised as the founder of the modern hospice movement. Dame Cicely then went on to found Englands first Hospice, St Christopher's in London. Willesleigh House is conveniently situated close to the A361 link road and half a mile from the quaint Devon village of Goodleigh, with local award winning Pub/restaurant The New Inn (bookings essential), Cider orchards, woodland walks and village Church. Landkey Village is one mile away with a village Store/Post Office, the Castle Inn - Pub/Restaurant and Millenium Green garden walks. Portmore Golf Park with two golf courses, golf driving range and club house facilities are nearby. Course fishing lakes and Trout fishing, along with all the amenities of a Leisure Centre and The Tarka National Tennis Centre are also within a easy three mile drive.
As a part of a living family home, guests still retain their privacy with discretion. Residents only in the House unless with prior arrangement.