The Retreat

Blackawton, South Devon Countryside

  • 3 Star Gold

You can book this property from:

  • £626 per week
  • £89 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 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

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10:00am


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, flat-screen 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 2ft 6 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.