Magnificent family holiday mansion sleeping up to 30, for get togethers and celebrations near Bideford
Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Buckland House, Buckland Filleigh, Devon, sleeps 2 - 30 in 15 bedrooms.
When you turn the corner along the Devonshire country lanes the first sight of Buckland House is breathtaking. This magnificent Grade II listed mansion stands proudly in unspoilt rural countryside. The House offers splendid accommodation for families or groups of friends to gather together.
A fine time will be had as you explore the expanse of rooms including an impressive staircase, Tudor sitting room and library. The galleried ballroom with its dome ceiling, marble fireplace and grand piano proves an impressive backdrop for weddings and special celebrations with dining space for up to 80 guests.
The front entrance leads into the Hall with spiral staircase. The inner hall leads to the ballroom with grand piano through to the sitting room and French windows to the terrace and gardens. There is a huge dining room, snooker room with full size table, a drawing room, second sitting room, library, breakfast room, kitchen, laundry room, large children's play room with table tennis, darts and small billiard table. There are 2 cloakrooms with toilet and basin on the ground floor.
On the first floor there are 15 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. Three bedrooms have double 4-poster beds and another has a single 4-poster bed. Of the rest there are 4 with double beds and 5 with twin singles and 2 with single beds. Extra beds and mattresses by negotiation to sleep up to 35. Many of the bedrooms have coal effect fires and one has a study and another a large nursery with 2 cots. Five of the bedrooms have Victorian ball and claw baths, 2 with normal baths and 2 with showers.
The park encasing the house is a wonderful setting with fine specimen trees. There is a lake with rowing boat and outdoor pool (25 yards, depth 3 feet to 8 feet).
The village church, which lies within the grounds welcomes its local parishioners on 1st and 3rd Sundays every month.