Built in 1752 this impressive Regency Manor House enjoys panoramic views over lush green fields dotted with trees and hedges to the Taw Estuary and across the water to the hills beyond. Standing majestically in 69 acres of pasture and woodland and offering a wide range of leisure amenities including indoor swimming pool, snooker room and ample grounds for activities and relaxation. The market town of Barnstaple with its shops, and restaurants and historic Pannier Market is three miles away. The village of Braunton, around 10 minutes' drive, is known for its laid-back vibe, surf shops and cafes. For surfers and beach lovers the golden sands of Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe are a huge draw and easily accessible from here. The nearby Braunton Burrows are reputed to be England's biggest sand dune system and their lunar appearance is quite unusual when viewed from afar. They are a haven for nature and wildlife and a fascinating place to walk. Cyclists will enjoy the Tarka Trail which runs for some 30 miles through the scenic North Devon countryside. Bikes can be hired at Braunton or Barnstaple.
The Regency Manor House offers a wonderful and friendly base from which to explore the area. Tastefully converted into four apartments and two cottages the properties are all managed by the owner, whose family have been in possession of the property since it was built. Whilst offering the chance to enjoy living in a truly splendid location, the atmosphere is totally relaxed and unpretentious with a wide range of leisure amenities to ensure that all guests can enjoy their stay whether they are seeking pure relaxation or an active, sociable holiday.
All the rooms are light and spacious in Grenville, a three bedroom apartment over 2 storeys. A good-sized lounge/diner has an attractive feature fireplace and steps up to French doors which lead to a sunroom with patio furniture. There are three big bedrooms, a large bathroom and fitted kitchen all with views overlooking the Manor courtyard.
Accommodation: Living/dining room with 40" TV and DVD. Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Cloakroom with WC and basin. Bedroom 1 with Double and TV. Bedroom 2 with Double and inter-connecting doors to Bedroom 3 with Twin (two Z-beds available). Bathroom with shower cubicle, WC and basin.
Facilities and Services: Linen and towels. Electric heating. No smoking or vaping. WiFi. 2 pets welcome. Highchair and cot available. Babysitting possible by arrangement. Highchairs, Stairgates and baby listening monitor available. Licensed bar with games and a selection of DVD's. Snooker room with full size table. Heated swimming pool (45' x 15'), enclosed under glass cover, with patio area and garden furniture. Large lawned area, ideal for ball games. Large trampoline (14') with full safety net. Laundry room available. Barbecue. Ample parking in courtyard. Indoor and outdoor children's play areas. Short breaks available. Arr/Dep for weekly bookings is Saturday.
- Sleeps 8
- 3 Bedrooms
- Suitable for up to 2 pets
- WiFi connection available
- Saturday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- Swimming pool available
- Private parking
- 3 miles to the nearest pub
- Towels provided
- Highchair available
- Cot available
- 7 miles from the coast
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
We had a lovely stay in Grenville, Upcott House. Sir Donald was very welcoming when we arrived and showed us around the house and grounds. The teens loved the swimming pool and my husband and son enjoyed a few games of snooker in the snooker room. There was a great selection of DVDs for us to view in the evenings, which we did on occasion. The apartment was lovely and very clean, warm and homely. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend Upcott House to others.Mrs S Hannah - 6th November 2015
The property, facilities and host were all amazing and made our holiday excellentMr B Massink - 18th August 2015
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