BEAFORD COUNTRY HOUSE | 9 Bedrooms | Beaford | Sleeps 23 Ref 63174
BEAFORD COUNTRY HOUSE OVERVIEW
BEAFORD COUNTRY HOUSE offers peace and tranquility in a lovely setting with the bonus of an outdoor heated swimming pool (available Whitsun until mid-September). Beautifully furnished, this English country house is elegantly appointed throughout, with spacious accommodation for up to 23 guests in 9 en-suite bedrooms.
BEAFORD COUNTRY HOUSE is a grand, south facing gentleman’s residence, set in 30 acres of gardens and grounds, atop the River Torridge Valley, with breathtaking views towards Dartmoor. Over the years the house has been host to many of the Great Train Robbers, both before and after the robbery! Some were even arrested at the house, notes being stashed up some of the bedroom fireplaces.
No matter what the weather BEAFORD COUNTRY HOUSE has so much to offer. When the sun is shining you won't want to leave, the fantastic swimming pool and beautiful gardens will occupy you for hours. When the weather gets cooler, snuggle up by the log fires with a hot chocolate or glass of mulled wine or why not wander out into the garden for a snowball fight or a spot of sledging!!
BEAFORD COUNTRY HOUSE is the ideal wedding venue set in its own mature gardens providing a lovely backdrop for wedding photographs. The venue is licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies, and there is a large ballroom, the perfect place for a wedding reception. The surrounding grounds make a perfect backdrop for photographs, drinks and canapes, and there is parking for a 25+ cars.
Perfect for conversation, gatherings and relaxation is the large comfortable drawing room. Featuring a large wood-panelled fireplace, it has one wall of floor-to-ceiling French doors, comfy sofas, occasional chairs and tables. There are books and board games for cosy nights in, and a small selection of DVDs.
For the children, a cosy snug is ideal with TV, video and games, and a wood panelled fireplace.
A bookcase-lined hall, filled with books, leads to the extensive dining room where three floor-to-ceiling French doors lead out to the lawns, verandah and swimming pool. Elegantly furnished, with a large table, to seat 24, this room too boasts a wood panelled original fireplace and contains a pool table and seating areas. With high ceilings, unique antiques, and opulent decor, this is a dining room full of character! The open plan feeling to this room is wonderful, feel free to 'fling' the doors open and let the outside come inside, enjoy a drink on the patio or light up the barbecue and dine alfresco!
If you are planning a special occasion, or just want to have a party, there is a fabulous ballroom available, at an additional cost. Please enquire for more details.
The newly fitted kitchen is attractively decorated with granite topped units, a table with seating, a blue four-oven AGA, a 6-burner gas cooker, microwave, coffee machine, blender, kettle, toaster and all the little extras guests will need during their stay.
Off the kitchen is a scullery housing a commercial dishwasher (washes dishes in 2 minutes!), sink and original crockery shelving, while to the rear of the kitchen is a second kitchen with american style fridge, freezer, sink and and more storage cupboards.
The original washroom houses the washing machine. A corridor with original red quarry tiling leads to the servant’s entrance - ideal for muddy boots and shoes! A second servants’ staircase leads to the first floor.
If you don't fancy doing all of the cooking yourselves while on holiday, in-house caterers can be provided either with meal drop-offs or full catering - please enquire for more details.
Beaford House has 9 bedrooms. The rooms are numbered as below (please note room 7 is a bathroom). Rooms 1-6, 8 & 9 are en-suite and room 10 has a private bathroom on the landing. There are also 2 family bathrooms located on the landings. All of the rooms are individually furnished to a high standard, with unique wardrobes, chest of drawers or ornate dressing tables.
There are 5 doubles, 2 x family rooms (sleeping 4) , 1 x king-size & single, and 1 x twin.
Room 1 - Four-poster bed
Room 2 - Double bed with balcony overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Room 3 - Double bed & 2 single beds with balcony overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Room 4 - Four-poster bed
Room 5 - King-size bed & single bed
Room 6 - Double bed & 2 single beds
(Room 7 - Bathroom)
Room 8 - King-size bed
Room 9 - Double bed
Room 10 - 2 single beds
All bedrooms have TVs with Freeview, and bed linen and towels are kindly provided.
Most bedrooms have breathtaking views of the valley. Wake up in the morning to mist settled peacefully in the valley, or if you are lucky enough, you may catch a glimpse of the odd deer wandering in the fields below the house!
Room 1 - Large corner bath with shower attachment, WC and wash basin.
Room 2 - Bath with shower overhead, WC and wash basin.
Room 3 - Bath with shower overhead, wash basin and WC (separate).
Room 4 - Large corner bath with shower attachment, WC and wash basin.
Room 5 - Bath with shower overhead, wash basin and WC (separate).
Room 6 - Bath with shower overhead, WC and wash basin.
(Room 7 - Bathroom)
Room 8 - Bath with shower overhead, WC and wash basin.
Room 9 - Shower, WC and wash basin.
Room 10 - WC opposite bedroom and separate private bathroom (with bath and wash basin).
The 2 family bathrooms located on the landing contain a bath, WC and wash basin.
BEAFORD HOUSE is surrounded by tranquil countryside and set amongst large gardens and grounds, with a children’s outdoor play area, a BBQ, chairs, and plenty of garden furniture on the verandah and lawns. The grounds are home to a number of horses and ponies, who fill the surrounding fields.
Floor-to-ceiling French doors lead out to the lawns, verandah and swimming pool.
Visitors at BEAFORD HOUSE have exclusive use of hot tub.
The fenced outdoor heated swimming pool (available from Whitsun until mid-September) is a welcome treat for those hotter summer days, and ensures you will not need to travel very far. There are chairs, tables and sun loungers. The pool is shared with 3 small holiday cottages, but never gets crowded or busy, and more often than not you will have it all to yourselves.
The kidney-shaped pool is 28ft long and 7ft deep (3ft6 in the shallow end), and sure to provide hours of entertainment!!
BEAFORD HOUSE is an elegantly appointed english country house set in beautifully landscaped gardens with stunning views all around. This perfect wedding venue offers exclusive use of the house and an adjoining ballroom with a Civil Wedding Licence. BEAFORD COUNTRY HOUSE has an experienced wedding team to assist you in the planning of your special wedding day. Available with exclusive use for only you and your guests.
An initial supply of logs and coal is supplied for your stay from September until Whitsun, and extra can be added upon booking, or during your stay.
ADD TO BASKET
Pets (up to 3), High chair (2), Travel cot, Extra logs, Coal, Ballroom
AT A GLANCE
Location - Beaford; Pets – Yes (up to 3); 9 Bedrooms; Sleeps 23; Postcode EX19 8AB; Changeover day is Friday during peak weeks (otherwise flexible); TVs x 11; DVD player; Freeview; small DVD selection; Pool table; Barbeque; Bed linen included; Bath towels included; Four-oven AGA; 6-burner gas cooker; Microwave; Dishwasher; Washing machine; Fridge; Freezer; Shared children’s play area; Tennis court; Balcony x 2; Large garden; Shared outdoor heated swimming pool; Electricity included; Country and river views
Location - Devon, Beaford
WALK TO - The walks from the doorstep are just wonderful! A paradise for dogs, there are long and short walks to either the river where you are more than likely to spot a kingfisher, otter or deer, or a more sedate stroll to the nearby pub, which happily welcomes dogs, and even offers them a little treat!
CYCLE TO - Join the famous Tarka Trail cycle route in Torrington, which will take you to Bideford and beyond.
DRIVE TO - The historic town of Torrington, with its shops, pubs, restaurants and attractions including the world famous Dartington Crystal Centre, and RHS Rosemoor is just a short scenic 5 mile drive. Other interesting places nearby, and worth a visit, include the quaint fishing village of Clovelly, and the coastal villages and towns such as Westward Ho!, Bude, Croyde and Saunton where you can spend the day surfing or just sunbathing.
PETS - North Devon features five all year round pet friendly beaches.
|Per property 7 nights *||Quoted in||Approximate equivalent in|
|5 Sep - 23 Oct 2014||£3500||EUR4436|
|24 Oct - 30 Oct 2014||£3900||EUR4942|
|31 Oct - 18 Dec 2014||£3500||EUR4436|
|19 Dec - 25 Dec 2014||£4500||EUR5703|
|26 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015||£5500||EUR6970|
|2 Jan - 26 Mar 2015||£3500||EUR4436|
|27 Mar - 16 Apr 2015||£3900||EUR4942|
|17 Apr - 21 May 2015||£3500||EUR4436|
|22 May - 28 May 2015||£3900||EUR4942|
|29 May - 23 Jul 2015||£3500||EUR4436|
|24 Jul - 27 Aug 2015||£5500||EUR6970|
|28 Aug - 22 Oct 2015||£3500||EUR4436|
|23 Oct - 29 Oct 2015||£3900||EUR4942|
|30 Oct - 17 Dec 2015||£3500||EUR4436|
|18 Dec - 24 Dec 2015||£4500||EUR5703|
|25 Dec - 31 Dec 2015||£5500||EUR6970|
Notes to Rental Rates
Includes: Linen for King Size Bed x 2; Four-Poster Bed x 2; Double Bed x 4; Single Beds x 7, bath towels, internet access, and heating. Please note that heating from Whitsun until end-August is not activated, however this can be arranged with the property manager should it be required during your stay.
Cancellation Plan: You need to be covered by our Cancellation Plan, which can only be superseded should you have your own Travel Insurance covering the entire group. The full value of our Cancellation Plan will be refunded upon receipt of your own Travel Insurance. For details refer to our Terms and Conditions.
Options / extrasBallroom Usage: £1,450.00 per booking
Booking Fee: £25.00 per booking
Coal: £15.00 per booking
Dog: £30.00 per week
Extra Logs: £15.00 per booking
High Chair Usage: £6.00 per week
Travel Cot Usage: £6.00 per week
Winter fuel: £35.00 per night
The changeover day is Friday during peak weeks, otherwise flexible (conditions apply).
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