Deep in Lord Roboroughs 6,000 acre estate, 1½ miles from Milton Combe and close to the River Tavy, is Maristow Barton, a large, detached Georgian country house in its own grounds and most peaceful of settings; lots of footpaths; jetty for small boat (bring your own) on the Tavy (excellent birdwatching).
Beside the house, an enclosed, sunny gravelled yard (tables/chairs, two barbecues); behind the house, a large lawn.
Games room (table tennis, darts, second dishwasher).
Barns provide storage space for your bicycles.The house is hugely comfy with modern decor.
Large hall; beautiful sunny living/dining room (30' x 18') with open fire, good paintings, wine cooler fridge.
TV room with dark red walls, comfy seating and TV/DVD/PVR.
Kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, gas range, electric oven/gas hob; laundry room with washing machine, tumble drier, two larder fridges.
Downstairs lobby (loo) and back door to yard.Upstairs (stairgates): on the first floor, four bedrooms, all good-sized, well-proportioned rooms with Georgian windows (seats) and lots of light:- the Japanese master double (6' bed) with black lacquer furniture and en suite shower-room (suite with power-shower and double tray)- a twin (zip-linkable to 6' bed), peaceful in greens/creams, with en suite shower-room (suite, power-shower)- a double (5' bed) with en suite shower-room (suite, power-shower)- a double (6' sleigh bed) with exclusive use of shower-room (suite, power-shower) across the landingOn the second floor, four more bedrooms, smaller with lower ceilings:- a double (5' bed) with slipper bath (plus hand-shower) in the room, washbasin in one cupboard, loo in another (limited clothes-hanging space)- a double (5' bed) with slipper bath (plus hand-shower) in the room, washbasin and loo in cupboard- a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) with en suite bathroom (suite plus hand-shower)- a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) with en suite bathroom (suite plus hand-shower)Professional catering available.
Damages Deposit £750.
The standard of luxury and comfort in the house is exceptional, the atmosphere relaxing and casual, the surroundings tranquil.
Milton Combe: village (pub) near the River Tavy, 8 miles from Plymouth (restaurants, theatre, cinema, aquarium).
Dartmoor, Yelverton and the Plym Valley cycle track, about 4 miles.
Buckland Abbey (National Trust), 1 mile; within 15 miles are other National Trust houses/gardens, fishing villages and sandy beaches.