- Sleeps 24
- Dogs Possible
- Games Room
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
Great for a beach or surfing break. Spacious, lovely big house to rent in Devon for all your group to enjoy, bring the dogs too. Pool table, table tennis, large screen tv and bbq area. Lots of family attractions in the area, if you want some off-site activities.
In remote and dramatic countryside in North Devon, Berry House is an excellent big house to rent for large house parties and great for beach holidays. Enjoy far reaching views and splendid sunsets from the hot tub. Dine outside in the delightful, sheltered courtyard, or celebrate a special event in the grand dining room. You’re within walking distance of the pebbly Berry beach and just a drive away from some of North Devon’s finest surfing beaches.
Berry House is a welcome sight on the beautiful and rugged cliff top and once you enter through the front door of this big house, it does not disappoint. The entrance hall has the main staircase ahead and opens onto the wood panelled sitting room, with open log fire and comfy sofas on one side and the elegant dining room on the other.
The rear hall leads to a large flag-stoned kitchen with sunny breakfast room beyond. French windows open from the breakfast room to the walled terrace for outside dining. The house is perfectly set up for walkers, dogs and muddy wellies, with the boot / utility room having its own entrance to the side of the house onto a small enclosed garden. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom. The lower ground floor include an original wine cellar and laundry facilities.
The beautifully designed bedrooms range from large panelled Georgian rooms to cosy farmhouse in style, and the attic bedrooms have a more contemporary feel. All are spacious with sumptuous beds and high quality linens. Bathrooms are all fitted with top quality fittings throughout.
On the ground floor, quietly tucked away at the rear are two spacious bedrooms with level access, (access statement here), two bathrooms and a secondary staircase.
On the first floor there are 5 large and luxurious bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, three of which are en-suite and on the second floor there are three attic rooms and two bathrooms, one of which is en-suite.
In total there are 10 bedrooms (all 6ft doubles or 3ft twins), four of which have an additional single ‘daybed’. There are 8 bathrooms (5 bath / 3 shower), four of which are en-suite. See the floor plan here.
The Games Room is on the first floor with petit-football and pool table and a computer set-up providing wi-fi internet and links to all local attractions and information. Beyond is the reading room facing West out to sea with comfortable sofas on which to curl up with a good book or watch the large screen TV with DVD. It’s an ideal set up for a large holiday house or if you’re looking for a group weekend break.
Hot tub, games barn & gardens
Berry House has a large, luxury hot tub within the walled garden and plenty of outdoor space, including a spacious lawn in front of the house for a game of football or cricket. At the rear of the house the patio is a great place for barbecues and sunbathing in the summer months.
The Games Barn is a huge indoor space for a party house, providing great fun for your group with table tennis, basketball and 5-a-side footie. It also has an assortment of toddler play equipment, large screen TV and sound system.
During your stay
There’s something for everyone on the rugged north Devon coast. Get out and about with a cycle ride along the wonderfully flat and scenic Tarka Trail, walk along the South West coastal path, surf at Westward Ho! or Croyde Bay. Visit the picturesque villages of Appledore and Clovelly or amuse the kids with a day trip to The Big Sheep. The fascinating island of Lundy can be easily reached from Bideford where you may be lucky enough to see puffins, seals, dolphins and basking sharks. If you’re looking for a big house holiday in Devon, we’d recommend Berry House as a super location.
See our Activities list for clay shooting, riding and a host of other exciting things to do.
A few small points..
- Up to 2 dogs are welcome (£15 per dog, per night), but must keep to the downstairs areas. Owners, please ensure you clean up after your dogs in the garden. Thank you.
- We recommend taking out your own insurance prior to booking.
Its origins date back to medieval times, but the house was enlarged and completely remodeled in the 1760s to provide the home for the land agent of the neighbouring Hartland Abbey Estate. Workmanship was to exceptionally high standards for the time, including fine paneling to many of the rooms. The house remained remarkably untouched until acquired by the present owners who undertook its sympathetic restoration. Great care has been taken to retain the historic character of the building whilst discreetly incorporating the best modern services to provide a great sense of contemporary style and a unique big house experience.
Berry House is located in the hamlet of Stoke, near Hartland, on the north Devon coast. The nearest train station is Barnstaple.
Weekend (2 nights) £2950 - £5300
Midweek (2 nights) £2600 - £3350
Week (7 nights) £6450 - £7950
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
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- Hot Tub
- Table Football
- Pool Table
- BBQ area
- 2 dogs by prior arrangement (£15 per dog, per night)
- Large Games Barn with:
- Table Tennis
- Five a side Football
- Large screen TV
- Sound system