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Ashcombe - Endeavour

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Ashcombe, near Dawlish, Devon
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps15
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms6
Pets0

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Description

Hill and woodland walks from the door, with heated indoor swimming pool and sauna, with quad bike safaris, clay pigeon shooting and archery available.

"Enjoy the ‘cream’ of Devon at one of the ten cottages on the Ashcombe Estate..."

Set in the heart of rolling Devon countryside, the privately owned Ashcombe country estate nestles in a quiet, beautiful valley filled with things to do and a short drive from the sandy beaches of Dawlish and Torquay. Enjoy walking around the estate’s hills and woodlands, swim in the heated indoor swimming pool, or relax in the sauna at Woodhouse Farm while children play in the indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Both The Cider Barn, a mile away and sleeping 16, and Nut Tree Farm, sleeping 28, have their own outdoor swimming pools for the summer.
The cottages are both comfortable and practical, with a wide range of Devon attractions right on the doorstep. All are maintained to very high standards with leather sofas, Wi-Fi, flatscreen digital TVs and very comfortable beds. Many retain original features, including oak beamed ceilings, and all have either Italian-tiled or wooden floors.
Sleeping from 4 to 28 people, and rated either 4 or 5 stars, the cottages can accommodate almost any party size, and an in-house chef (arranged direct with the owner) can be booked to take care of the catering.
The brilliant Ashcombe Adventure Centre for outdoor activities, is just under a mile down the lane. Available at extra cost for those 14 years and over, it offers quad bike safaris, clay pigeon shooting, archery, paintballing and more. Also located on the estate is ’A Touch of the Wild’, a camp-based forest activity club. Children can take part in bush-craft courses and activities ranging from camp fire cooking and toasting marshmallows to bug hunting and learning woodland skills - a day with the experienced staff will ensure youngsters come away with a new found love of the great outdoors. The Ashcombe Village Club opens on various evenings providing cheap beer in a cheerful atmosphere, event evenings, traditional summer fêtes and shows.
Both Dartmoor National Park and the historic city of Exeter are only a 20-minute drive away, while the famous South Devon Coast, with wonderful sandy beaches, is barely 3 miles. Exeter and Newton Abbot Racecourses, several golf courses, loads of family theme parks, zoos, sailing and fishing are all within easy reach, not to mention the many excellent pubs and restaurants that Devon is famous for. Walk in the wild beauty of Dartmoor with its abundance of wildlife and dramatic landscapes, or visit the numerous nearby National Trust properties including Agatha Christie’s house, Greenway. Steam trains travel from Kingswear to Paignton and Totnes to Buckfastleigh. Visit historic Dartmouth with bustling boat harbour, castle, contemporary art galleries and boutiques and brilliant Regatta Week and Air Show. Salcombe with its beaches, sailing and water sports is also easily accessible, as well as Blackpool Sands, Slapton and picturesque Dittisham. Slightly further afield, East Cornwall and the Eden Project are within an hour’s drive.
All in all Ashcombe is an excellent base from which to explore, experience and enjoy ‘The Cream of Devon’. All big supermarkets deliver direct to your cottage. Main shops 3 miles.


Endeavour was once the main Woodhouse Farm house and features its own private garden and sauna. Part of the building overlooks Ashcombe Valley, the remainder overlooks the old farm’s courtyard, and the house is just across from the indoor swimming pool. Entrance into spacious open-plan living room with open fire. Large dining room with electric ‘log-effect’ fire. Well-equipped fitted oak kitchen with oil Aga, elec cooker and breakfast area. Utility with 5-person sauna. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Cloakroom/toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with en-suite shower room and toilet. Two twin bedrooms, each with additional single bed (for +1); one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Further twin bedroom with en-suite shower room. Single bedroom. Bathroom with toilet.

  • Open fire – initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electric ‘log-effect’ fire
  • Full NSH included
  • Fan heater
  • Towels for hire £4per person
  • Further cot
  • Oil Aga included
  • Washer/dryer
  • Payphone
  • Wi-fi
  • Small enclosed patio garden
  • Gas barbecue
  • Sauna

  • Electricity included
  • Bed linen included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Hair dryer
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Shared payphone (in foyer of heated swimming pool)
  • Garden furniture
  • Parking
  • No smoking

ADDITIONAL FACILITIES (at Woodhouse Farm)
* Indoor heated swimming pool with changing rooms (available all year) 10am–7pm.
* Pool table.
* Lounge with TV and broadband avail for early arrivals
* Small indoor children’s playroom
* Sauna
* Sun terrace with furniture (adjacent to pool).
* Enclosed orchard with seating.
* Enclosed children’s playground with swings and slides.
* Village club with licensed bar at Ashcombe, weekly events - 1 mile from Woodhouse Farm.
ASHCOMBE ADVENTURE CENTRE - AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND
* Quad biking (woodland safaris)
* Clay pigeon shooting
* Paintball over streams and ravines
* Licensed bar and restaurant
* Conference rooms
A TOUCH OF THE WILD
* Children, family and adult outdoor events
* Spoon carving courses
* Bush-craft trips
* Wild Tots toddler group

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • No Pets Allowed
    No Pets Allowed
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    03/12/2016
    Confirmed guest, 27/11/2016
    Wow! We loved our stay at Endeavour (wished we could of stayed longer) The house was perfect and very comfortable with our party of 8 adults & 8 children. The seating and kitchen equipment was perfect for a big group. Thank you. We loved being just opposite the pool and the children loved the play room which was extremely well equipped. We loved the peaceful setting and will be back - hopefully for longer next time. Recommend this property highly!!


  • 6

    29/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 27/08/2016
    Plus points; the size of living space was good, lovely site and facilities, helpful staff, nice to have a sauna. Not so good; some of the bathrooms felt a bit tired and in need of an update, there were lots of dusty corners so it didn't feel that clean overall. The built in wardrobes in a couple of bedrooms were very damp smelling so I personally didn't use mine at all. Could have had some decent knives and chopping boards in a house designed for so many guests.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Unfortunately one bedroom in Endeavour does occasionally get a very small area of damp in the wardrobe, the wardrobe is regularly stain blocked and painted but as yet no one has been able to find the cause. I have spoken to the cleaners regarding the cleaning. I’m not sure what the guest required in the way of chopping boards and knives… there are three chopping boards in Endeavour and (currently) nine knives plus a sharpening steel. We add a new vegetable knife and carving knife to our cottages twice a year, once before the summer holidays and again just before Christmas.

  • 8

    10/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 13/08/2016
    Wonderful, the location is a real get away from it all. I wouldn't recommend it as a place to take a minibus and apart from a small pool not really any more amenities laid on. We had a great time though.


  • 9

    11/08/2016
    Confirmed guest, 30/07/2016
    Well thought out and equipped. Swimming pool and other facilities very good. Would be helpful with a large party to have a better broadband service. All in all, though, a very good arrangement and stay, we enjoyed ourselves at Endeavour.


  • 10

    28/07/2016
    Confirmed guest, 03/07/2016
    Our clients had a wonderful stay in very pleasant surroundings. This is why our organisation keeps coming back to use the facilities. Our clients have a learning disability and appreciate the familiarity and we acknowledge the kindness and understanding of the owners.


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