Perfect for a family holiday or special occasions, Weeke Barton is a luxury, boutique B&B open in the summer peak weeks to welcome families for self-catering holidays. This really is a super house for a large family looking for a quiet, peaceful location, and is surrounded by large, lawned gardens. Its interior also has a quirky mix of contemporary and rustic design. Each bedroom is spacious and has its own luxury en-suite. The living room has a large wood burner, and the dining room is very spacious, making it the perfect room for a family gathering or dinner party. The property also boasts a snug with a bar, great for entertaining and playing the host (the bar can be stocked by prior request with the owners). The house is quintessentially pretty and quite unique, and having been built over 500 years ago, it is steeped in history. It is set in a tiered 5-acre garden, with open views across the rolling fields, and has a fire pit, rustic seating and dining areas outside. The friendly owners live next door and are very happy to help. The house is full of charm and original features, from the ancient, heavy oak front door, massive granite inglenook fireplaces to the stone spiral staircases and curved, textured cob walls.
The Teign Valley is an amazing spot for a number of outdoor activities. There are walks from the door, bike trails, fishing, canoeing, rock climbing, horse riding and golf. Haldon Hill, 20 minutes away, is a great woodland park for off-road cycling, and cycle and Segway hire are also available. There are many golf courses in the National Park, including the glorious Bovey Castle, Teign valley and Stover. Horse riding for all abilities can easily be arranged on the moor, which is a fantastic area to ride in. Dartmoor comprises 47,000 hectares of open access land, which is great for activities such as climbing, letter boxing. or simply strolling across the wonderful moorland to see the ponies. Dawlish Warren, a 25-minute drive, has sand dunes, swimming, moorings and the usual seaside treats, whilst Exmouth, 40 minutes away, has a long, sandy beach with many amenities and is popular with kitesurfers and for rockpooling as well. There are several National Trust properties within a short distance of Weeke Barton. Beach 9 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub within 1½ miles.
Spacious, beamed living room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace and wooden floor. Spacious, beamed dining room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace and wooden floor. Spacious, beamed, well-equipped, farmhouse-style kitchen with tiled floor. Utility. Bar. Separate toilet. Spiral stairs to first floor: Two double bedrooms, each with super kingsize bed and two additional single beds (for alternative sleeping only); one with en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath, separate shower cubicle and toilet, one with en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Second staircase to: Three further double bedrooms, one with super kingsize bed and en-suite shower room with extra large shower, twin basins and toilet, two with kingsize bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. All bedrooms with TV/DVD (no reception).
- Wood-burning stoves - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
- Electricity, full biomass central heating, bed linen and towels included
- Two travel cots and high chair on request
- Five TVs (for DVD use only)
- Electric double oven included
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Superfast Wi-Fi
- 5-acre tiered garden with patio and furniture
- Ample parking
- Welcome pack
- Pets free of charge
- No smoking
- NB: 10 steps in garden