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A fabulous Georgian house standing in two and a half acres of gardens, hidden in the South Hams village of Slapton.
The property is huge… it can comfortable sleep a party of 14 in 7 bedrooms… in fact it's a great house for a celebration with family and friends. There's even enough room in the grounds to erect a marquee (just drop us a note and we’ll speak to the owner!)
Maintaining many original Georgian features, Buckland House is a real gem… tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished with two living rooms, conservatory and games room. This 7 bedroom property also has 5 bathrooms!
The gardens are a real feature of the house. The terraced barbecue area is just in front of the conservatory and a fabulous spot to cook over the coals and dine alfresco in the summer evenings. When you decide to tear yourself away from the property, you'll find Slapton Sands just a couple of miles away and the historical Naval town of Dartmouth just 15 minutes away.
Dartmouth is a delightful town which sits on the River Dart, home to some fabulous fish restaurants and cafes, delis and many independent shops and art galleries. Head west and you'll find the popular sailing town of Salcombe with the sandy beaches of North Sands, South Sands and across the river to East Portlemouth.
A truly delightful and elegant property.
Living room 1: Decorated in blue and white, woodburner, Freeview TV, dual aspect windows with views of the grounds.
Sitting room 2: Open log fire.
Conservatory: With views over the grounds, wood burning stove, plenty of seating, dining table with chairs, patio doors onto terraced area.
Kitchen: Large traditional open plan kitchen and dining space with original exposed beams. Beautifully decorated with a pale blue and white colour scheme, slate tile floor with underfloor heating. Rangemaster cooker with a 5 ring hob and hot plate, dishwasher and an American style fridge/freezer. Dining table and chairs.
Utility area: Separate utility area just off from the kitchen, washing machine, a washer/dryer and a tumble dryer.
Ground floor Bedroom 1: En-suite shower room, a small kitchen area, door leading out to the patio area and beautiful views towards the grounds, direct access through to the conservatory.
Second floor master bedroom: King-size bed and en-suite. Large wooden wardrobe, plenty of room for a travel cot if you wanted to have a little one in with you.
Bedroom 3: King size bed, storage space and enjoys the wonderful views.
Bedrooms 4 and 5: Both sleep 2 in twin beds these rooms are both adequately equipped with fitted furniture and enjoy the fabulous views.
Bedroom 6: Bunk beds suitable for adults and children.
Bedroom 7: Double bed, wardrobe, separate wash basin.
All rooms have beautiful Georgian windows making them very light and spacious and allowing you to make full use of the splendid views which surround the house.
Ground floor shower room with power shower, wash basin and WC.
The master bedroom contains its own private en-suite containing a bath with a power shower overhead, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3 is another separate en-suite with a large generous step in shower, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
The family bathroom is also located on the first floor and provides a facility for the remaining bedrooms this considerable sized room contains a bath with a power shower overhead, washbasin, WC and heated towel rail.
Games room: Leading into the conservatory, a den of entertainment with piano, various children's games and a Bar Billiards table with a full explanation and set of rules on the wall.
Outside: Buckland House is surrounded by beautiful gardens and spectacular wildlife. In front of the conservatory and the terraced area there is a large enclosed garden. This area is suitable for a marquee, a wonderful spot to host a garden wedding or celebration. Towards the front of the property there is further lawn and patio area with garden furniture. Edging the property are well-kept grounds of approximately 1.5 acres with climbing frame and BBQ. To the front of the conservatory are duck ponds with free roaming ducks. These beautiful grounds create a pleasant and relaxing ambiance, allowing you to let yourself go and escape.
Guests will receive 25% reduction on the leisure facilities – indoor swimming pool and gym at The Best Western Dartmouth Hotel, Golf and Spa when you book this property.
Facilities and services: 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. Open fire/woodburner. Patio/courtyard. Parking. Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1.5 miles. No smoking. Will accept 3 pets.
This property has a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £500, 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.
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