Webbery Manor Estate - Garden Cottage

Webbery, nr. Bideford


Property Reference: HMMN
  • Sleeps2
  • Pets 1
  • Bedrooms1
  • Grade5 Star rating
Exterior Living room/dining room Kitchen Double bedroom Rear Exterior Garden and grounds

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

 
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0845 268 0760.

Alternative properties at this location

H81HDDNHDDOHDDPHDDQHPPRHPPS

Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Gold AwardGold Award
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Luxury CollectionLuxury Collection
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection

Property Description

"A truly magical estate to escape to and unwind..."

Nestling peacefully high in the hills above the Taw/Torridge estuaries, the Webbery Manor Estate - a Saxon manor listed in the Domesday Book as being given by the conqueror to Nicholas the Crossbowman - is a haven of rural tranquillity, yet lies within convenient striking distance of the North Devon market towns of Bideford and Barnstaple. In the 30 acres of parkland and woods surrounding the Manor House (rebuilt during the Regency period), grazing sheep compete for space with deer, hare, owls, pheasant, birds of prey and other wildlife. Stunning views of Exmoor and Lundy Island (accessible by ferry from Bideford and Ilfracombe) may be enjoyed from the grounds on clear days. Gardeners will delight in the many specimen trees and rhododendrons, and in the stone and brick walled kitchen gardens from which complimentary seasonal produce is made available to guests. In addition, the gardens at RHS Rosemoor, Marwood and Tapley Park are all within easy driving distance.
Four of the properties (HDDN, HDDO, HDDP and HDDQ) were originally constructed using materials from the estate and all have been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard with careful attention being paid to comfort and detail. Beautifully decorated and furnished with antique and period pieces, they offer solid oak floors, hand-made curtains and wood-burning stoves with fuel available from the estate’s woodland. The owners’ tennis court may be used subject to availability (non-marking footwear must be worn). Dove Cote House is a substantial residence, truly unique with dove cotes set into the front gable of the house. The interior boasts vaulted ceilings, galleried landings and many other interesting features. The main bedroom has a roof terrace with breathtaking westerly views out to Lundy Island - just the place for breakfast or watching the setting sun with a glass of wine on a warm summer’s evening.
A link to the Groom’s Cottage can be opened up to create a six-bedroomed cottage accommodating twelve people. The Groom’s Cottage which adjoins the Dove Cote House has open-plan accommodation on the ground floor with French doors leading to a secluded walled garden. The Linhay, where carts were once kept and the hay stored for the horses which worked the estate in a bygone age, is a two-bedroomed detached cottage with a bright and airy interior which oozes charm. Both bedrooms enjoy westerly views over the Bristol Channel towards Lundy. The Appleloft, which once housed the estate’s cider press is a delightful spacious, two-bedroomed cottage with a gallery and vaulted ceiling, adjoining the Groom’s Cottage.
Chapel Cottage (H81), the fifth property, adjoins the Manor House (occupied by the owners) and is a conversion of what was once the family place of worship, whilst the sixth, The Coach House (HPPR and HPPS), has been reconstructed in the Regency style and has wonderful views towards Exmoor in the distance. It has been divided into two stunning wings, Cutcliffe Chambers and Luppincott Chambers. Each is sited either side of an internal light tower and can be booked separately or, for a larger party, taken together. The Garden Cottage is a spacious retreat for two, and as it adjoins The Coach House it can also be booked as an annexe to this property to create a five bedroom cottage accommodating ten.
Webbery is ideal for family gatherings, celebrating a birthday or anniversary or for those who just want to escape and unwind on holiday in a truly magical place. The locality offers a hugely varied range of walks in woodland, along coastal and esturine trails and for the more energetic, The Tarka Trail is located only a few minutes away and provides extensive (and largely level) cycling with wonderful estuary views. The sea is never far away from Webbery and the long sandy beaches of Instow...

Large living/dining room with oak floor. Large kitchen with oak worktops and slate floor. Double bedroom with 5ft French, inlaid bed, oak floor and en-suite shower room with double shower cubicle and toilet.

  • TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/cassette/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer (shared, outside utility)
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Small courtyard garden with furniture

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot and high chair by arrangement
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared 30-acre mature parkland
  • Shared use of owners’ grounds with two walled gardens
  • Shared barbecue and gazebo
  • Parking
  • Shared all-weather tennis court with pavilion (bring own ‘non-marking’ footwear and equipment)
  • Complimentary produce available from kitchen garden
  • No smoking

Note: The Coach House (HPPR and HPPS) and Garden Cottage (HMMN) can be linked, allowing the properties to be booked together to sleep 10 people (with the dining room also seating 10) at a discount of 10% only on the rental of Garden Cottage

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. This was a wonderful property in a wonderful location. The area around offers a huge variety of activities and beautiful scenery. Oct 2012.
  2. This was the highest quality self catering accommodation we have ever stayed in. It was spotlessly clean, beautifully furnished with antique furniture and incredibly well equipped. The owners were very welcoming and helpful, you could even help yourself to their fruit and vegetable garden. June 2012.
  3. a 5* property - well deserved. Lots of little extras provided in the kitchen. Sept 2011.
  4. Fabulous property and so spotlessly clean. July 2011.
  5. This is a beautiful hidden gem. The Webbery Estate is a lovely peaceful spot, the hostess was a dream and the cottage was perfect. We couldn’t ask for more. April 2011.
  6. Spacious rooms, beautifully furnished lounge with all the entertainment facilities to hand, the kitchen was so well equipped that the only thing i will need to take is my mezzaluna next time. An immediate feel of relaxation and peace. Sept 2010.
  7. Garden Cottage is a beautiful and relaxing retreat. A welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Made extremely welcome by the owners. Would definately be back for a longer stay. Sept 2010.
  8. Peaceful location, lovely grounds and accommodation was like home from home. Sept 2010.
  9. Brilliant will be going again. Many thanks. Aug 2010.
  10. Great location, lovely peaceful setting in grounds of the manor house with the entrance within the walled vegetable garden. Very tastefully furnished whilst remaining homely and comfortable. Also well equipped so we didn’t miss anything from home! Very welcoming and friendly owners. Excellent scones and slices, much appreciated! June 2010.
  11. Lovely property, owners were amazingly nice! Lovely area to run the dogs and such a great area. The gardens were amazing and the fresh flowering Brocolli was wonderful with our dinner. Will definitely make the trip again but for a longer period of time!!! May 2010.
  12. Beautiful grounds. Welcome excellent, accommodation first class. April 2010.
  13. Fantastic accommodation, very tasteful. What really impressed was the grounds, we were surrounded by 30 acres of beautiful countryside. Can not fault the owners Kate and Kevin, they made up feel very welcome. The scones on arrival was a great touch. Also we had generous rich pickings from their garden. Overall a great stay. April 2010.
  14. Very attractive cottage - exactly as website pictures suggested. Effective heating. Fabulous facilities in kitchen. March 2010.
  15. Finished to an extremely high standard - far exceeded our expectations. Dec 2009.
  16. The cottage was the best self catering accommodation we have ever stayed. It had absolutely everything you could need and was beautifully appointed. The owners Katy and Kevin were delightful. Oct 2009.
  17. Presentation and fixtures and fittings were of a very high quality. Very comfortable and homely. Everything that could be needed was there. Good quality crockery etc Excellent location in lovely setting. Warm welcome and good attention from the owners. Aug 2009.
  18. Spacious, very well furnished, pleasant outlook. Sept 2009.
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    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
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