The Retreat

Blackawton, South Devon Countryside

You can book this property from:

  • £395 per week
  • £56 per night


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 1 bathroom
  • Towels provided


  • Family friendly


  • Private parking

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding

How far to ...?

  • Pub 1 mile
  • Shop 1 mile


Forming part of a historic country house, the Retreat is a lovely second floor, 2 bedroom apartment with stylish coastal style décor. Set in 22 acres of gardens with an outdoor swimming pool, this apartment offers an excellent base for a family holiday or for friends.

Guests also have the use of indoor pool, sauna, full size snooker table and an all weather tennis court.

Blackawton is just a short drive from the main coastal road which links Dartmouth and Kingsbridge, the Blue Flag Blackpool Sands beach is about 15 minutes away, a lovely spot with plenty of facilities with kayak hire, shop and Venus Café, the perfect post for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Lounge/dining room: Spacious and attractive character room with a beamed and part sloping ceiling. 3 seater sofa bed, for occasional use, tub chairs’ dining table and chairs, flatscreen freeview TV, DVD and video player, CD Stereo system, DVDs, videos, games and books. Dormer gothic windows with views over the grounds and the outdoor pool.

Kitchen: Open archway leads into the kitchen, base and wall units, built under electric cooker and hob, larder fridge with ice compartment and a dishwasher. A bistro table and chairs, gothic window with views over the grounds.


Bedroom 1: Raised double bed, built in wardrobes and a chest of drawers. Sloping ceiling and exposed beams. A gothic window with views over the countryside.

Bedroom 2: Zip and link single beds, chest of drawers units, sloping ceiling and exposed beams. View to the rear over the inner cobbled courtyard.

Bathroom: New white suite with panelled bath and a large separate shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal washbasin.

Outside: Shepleigh Court was constructed in the early 1800's, set in 22 acres of beautiful gardens, woodlands and parkland. With lovely views over the South Devon countryside.

Swimming pool: Outdoor heated swimming pool, indoor pool and sauna. Tennis court and snooker room for guests use.

Parking: An allocated parking space is provided and guests have use of a communal laundry room.

Facilities and services: Swimming pool. WiFi connection available. Bed linen and towels provided. (Beach towels not provided.)  Arr/Dep. For weekly bookings is Saturday. Short breaks available in low and mid season, minimum 3 nights. Parking. Shop 1 mile, pub 1 mile. No smoking. Sorry no pets.

This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200, which is payable to Marsdens Devon Cottages with the final balance of your holiday, eight weeks prior to your arrival, and is refunded within 5 working days of your departure. Alternatively, you may wish to pay a non-refundable Accidental Damage Deposit Waiver equivalent to 10% of the Accidental Damage Deposit value, which covers you for the full value of the Accidental Damage Deposit, should any damage occur during your stay.