Stanhope House

Seaton, Devon (Ref. 976008)

  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 4

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Syed

    “Great location, wonderful homely house, with a lot of space and kitted out kitchen.”

    IT was a great stay with my family of 13.

    IT was a great stay with my family of 13.

The property

In the heart of Seaton, set back from a one-way street and just 500 yards from the fine esplanade and beach, is Stanhope House, a fine, semi-detached Victorian villa, beautifully refurbished and modernised, made sleek, bright and luxurious with stripped floors, shuttered windows and simple colour palette.

At the back, an enclosed level part-lawn garden with terrace (table/chairs, barbecue) and, at the end of the garden, secluded area (table/chairs) with firepit.

Large entrance hall to living room with bay window, woodburner and TV/DVD/Blu-ray.

Second sitting room with 65" TV/DVD/Blu-ray and French windows to garden.

Well-equipped kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric range-style cooker with gas hob, Nespresso coffee maker) with doors to terrace.

Elegant dining room (comfortable seating for 10, iPod dock) with door to garden.

Downstairs loo.

Upstairs, six bedrooms over two floors.

On the first floor, a twin with view over the Axe Valley to the distant sea, a double (6' bed) with TV/DVD, and a children's twin (truckle).

Bathroom (suite, shower over bath plus hand-shower).

Shower-room (rainfall shower, washbasin).

Washing machine and tumble drier in cupboard on landing.

On the second floor, three further bedrooms - two double (5' beds, one with footboard), one with sea glimpses, and a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) with sea glimpses and Axe Valley views.

Shower-room (suite plus hand-shower) and separate loo.

Arrival after 4pm.

Damages Deposit £500.

A stunning family house, perfect for get-togethers in a great coastal spot. Seaton: small, friendly seaside town (pebble beach) at the mouth of the River Axe estuary (sailing, harbour).

Cliffs on either side (World Heritage Site ‘Jurassic Coast’): fine coast path walks; 3 mile tramway through Axe Valley nature reserves.

Lyme Regis (lovely harbour town), 8 miles by car, 6 by path.

Golf nearby.

Close inland, beautiful farmland and pretty villages.


  • Over three levels
  • On the first floor, three bedrooms: 1 x twin, 1 x super king double, 1 x children’s twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, hand shower, WC, basin
  • Shower room with rainfall shower, basin
  • On the top floor, three bedrooms: 2 x king size double, 1 x twin (can convert to super king double)
  • Shower room with shower, hand shower, WC, basin
  • WC with basin
  • Ground floor hall
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Second sitting room with French windows to garden
  • Kitchen with doors to terrace
  • Dining room comfortably seating 10
  • Ground floor WC with basin.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, tumble dryer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden with barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

About the location


Colyford: 1.6 miles; Branscombe: 4.1 miles; Exmouth: 21.1 miles

Seaton is a seaside town in East Devon on the south coast. It faces onto Lyme Bay, to the west of the mouth of the River Axe with red cliffs to one side and white cliffs on the other. Axmouth and Beer are nearby. A sea wall provides access to the mostly shingle beach stretching for about a mile, and a small harbour. Seaton is on the stretch of Devon coastline, known as the Jurassic Coast, a designated World Heritage Site, and the town offers a good range of shops, friendly cafes, restaurants and pubs.

Note: Arrival after 4pm. This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £500

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