Penn House

Penn House

Chumleigh, Devon

Accommodating 24-28 guests

Penn House

Chumleigh, Devon

Accommodating 24-28 guests

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IN SUMMARY

Penn House is an impressive Victorian property located on the edge of a quiet north Devonshire village. It is located in a stunning setting with extensive beautiful grounds and breathtaking views over the green rolling valley. The accommodation is traditional with a contemporary twist creating an excellent choice for a combined family holiday, weekend parties, weddings or an inspirational setting for a works retreat. The property can sleep 24 adults and 4 children in 12 en-suite bedrooms.

Location - Penn House lies at the edge of the village of Chulmleigh, set behind electric gates and high walls to the village and open to the countryside beyond. It is only 25 minutes from the coast. The house is around 3 hours from London by car or 2 hours by train. The nearest train station is Tiverton which is 30 minutes away. Exteter airport is around 50 miles from the house.

Per week from - £6,000 | Short breaks from - £4,500

KEY INFORMATION

ACCOMMODATION

24 Adults and 4 Children 

BEDROOMS

Main House
Double Bedrooms: 6 Double Bedrooms, 2 with King-Size Beds, 1 with Four Poster Double Bed and 3 with Double Beds
Twin/Double Bedrooms: 1 Double or Twin bedroom with King-Size Bed
Bunk Room: 3 Single Beds plus 1 pull out bed
 
Dance Barn
Double Bedrooms: 2 Double Bedrooms, 1 with King-Size Bed and 1 with Double Bed
 
Studio
Double Bedrooms: 1 Double Bedroom with Double Bed
Twin/Double Bedrooms: 1 Double or Twin Bedroom with Double Bed

BATHROOMS

En-Suite Bathrooms: 12 En-Suite Bathrooms

RENTAL INCLUDES

Linen and Towels
Utilities
Logs for Fire (first basket)
Wi-Fi Internet

CHILDREN

Children: Children and Babies are welcome
Cots: 1 Cot is available (please provide your own bedding)
Highchairs: 1 Highchair is available 

COFFEE MACHINE

Coffee Machines: Cafetiere's

PETS

Up to 2 well behaved dogs allowed


ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES

Arrival Day(s): Fridays or Mondays
Check In: After 4:00pm
Check Out: Before 10:00am
Cautionary Damage Deposit: £1,000

ADDITIONAL SERVICES
(for which there will be an extra charge)

Catering
Fitness Trainer
Daily Housekeeping
Tennis Coach
Yoga Teacher
Pilates Coach
Masseur

RESTRICTIONS

No Smoking
No Stag or Hen Parties
Weddings (please enquire for prices)
No Fireworks 


THE ACCOMMODATION

The property accommodate up to 24 adults and 4 children in 12 bedrooms.

Ground Floor

Hallway

Open-plan lounge: with dining room seating up to 24 guests

TV room

Kitchen: with AGA and kitchen table seating 8 guests. Ancillary rooms including a second caterers kitchen with large gas oven and microwave. Separate laundry room

First Floor

Parisian bedroom: with king sized zip and link bed and en-suite bathroom

Master bedroom: with four poster double bed with en-suite and a unique antique bath with shower

Garden Room bedroom: with 5' double bed and large bathroom with standing Victorian bathroom and double shower

Peacock bedroom: with 4'6" double bed and en-suite with double shower

Second Floor

Cherry bedroom: with a double bed and en-suite shower

The White bedroom: with a king sized bed and en-suite bathroom

Princess bedroom: with a king sized bed and en-suite bathroom

Bunk room: with 3 single beds and a pull out bed, sharing the en-suite bathroom of the Princess bedroom

The Dance Barn

Large dance/yoga room

Bedroom: with double bed and shower room and W.C.

Cobbled room: bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom

Snooker room: with cinema screen and full-size snooker table as well as Sky TV

The Studio

On the ground floor a double zip and link bed with shower room

Up the spiral staircase to the upper mezzanine with a double bed with en-suite shower room

The Gym

Equipment includes running machine, rowing machine, all purpose fitness machine, weights and balls etc., plus table tennis table.

Grounds

Penn House sits comfortably in five acres of gardens and pasture with uninterrupted views across a valley of woods and river towards distant Dartmoor. Immediately around the house are formal gardens laid out in Victorian times, with charming enclosed garden areas. To the west is a private sunken salt water swimming pool heated with solar panels, with a sauna.


History

Penn House was built around 1800 and unfortunately was burnt down after 50 years. It was rebuilt around 1850. Some later additions were added around 1900 and the courtyard constructed over the last ten years. The whole house has also been renovated internally over the last ten years. The art work and sculpture have been installed by the owners. The Studio house has just been completed very recently. Original surviving parts of the property include a Grade listed grotto and entrance gates. The beautiful furniture, antiques, Persian carpets and rugs have all been collected by the owners.

The gardens have been restored over the last ten years with ballustrading and steps to lower lawns rebuilt from imported Maltese fossilized limestone. A champion-sized artificial grass covered tennis court and a large salt water swimming pool are later additions.

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