Upcott House is an impressive Regency residence built in 1752, which enjoys panoramic views over beautiful countryside towards the Taw Estuary and the hills beyond. It stands proudly in 69 acres of pasture and woodland offering a full range of leisure activities including swimming, snooker and children's play areas. Within this splendid building, Grenville is a spacious two floor apartment. All rooms have views of the manor courtyard. There is a spacious lounge/diner with an attractive fire place as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Patio doors lead from the lounge to a covered sun room with patio furniture. It has three large bedrooms and a good-sized family bathroom. The Regency manor house offers a fun-packed base from which to explore North Devon. It has been stylishly converted into four apartments and two cottages. They are all managed by the owner, whose family has owned the property since it was built. The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious with a wide range of leisure facilities on site including a full-sized snooker table and a 45 ft heated indoor swimming pool.
Nearby Barnstaple is the commercial and agricultural centre of North Devon. It is a charming place that comfortably blends a handsome past with an energetic, present-day buzz. It has a mix of cutting-edge retail outlets, long-established family owned stores and little boutiques. The pannier market hosts local food producers interspersed with dozens of cafes. At weekends, Barnstaple makes wandering the streets a distinct pleasure, with performers and musicians out to entertain. There is a 1930s cinema in town which offers four screens
Two floor apartment includes:
Lounge/diner: 40 inch TV and DVD player
Kitchen: Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
Cloakroom: Toilet and washbasin
Bedroom 1: Double bed, TV
Bedroom 2: Double bed and connecting door to:
Bedroom 3: Twin beds and two additional z-beds available
Bathroom: Shower, toilet and washbasin
Pets: Two dogs welcome
Parking: Ample parking in courtyard
Garden/patio: Large lawned area, ideal for ball games. Indoor and outdoor children's play areas and a barbecue
Heating: Electric heating
Short breaks: Available all year round (but for specific dates only bookable within 2-8 weeks of the holiday start date)
Notes: Linen and towels are provided (please bring beach towels). Unlimited Wi-Fi is available free of charge. No smoking or vaping at this property. High chair and travel cot are provided. Babysitting possible by arrangement. Stair gates and baby listening monitor available. Licensed bar with games and a selection of DVDs. Snooker room with full size table. Heated swimming pool (45 feet by 15 feet), enclosed under glass cover, with patio area and garden furniture. Large trampoline (14 feet) with full safety net. Laundry room available
Beach: 7 miles Pub: 3 miles
- Sleeps 8
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Saturday changeover
- 1 Bathroom
- Bed linen provided
- Swimming pool
- 3 miles to a pub
- Towels provided
- 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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