Great Potheridge House, Okehampton, Devon

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Sleeps
10-50
Bedrooms
8
Dining
50
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2019
Property Type: 
Bunkhouses
Country mansion bunkhouse sleeping 50 for activity weekends with family and friends near the coast at Bideford

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Great Potheridge House, Okehampton, Devon, sleeps 10-50 in 8 bedrooms.

Welcome to Great Potheridge House in the heart of rural Devon, the remaining wing of General George Monke’s mansion house.

Run by Encompass Training, Great Potheridge House is a fantastic location for a truly amazing and rewarding stay and experience. Guided climbing, canoeing and many more activities can be arranged on booking, ideal for families looking for that extra holiday activity.

The house grounds extend to around 6 acres with ample space for parking, an outdoor fire area and outstanding views of the Dartmoor skyline.

Great Potheridge House is a grade 1 listed house, with an oak panelled dining room able to seat 50, the original staircase with a painted ceiling, and lots of history to be discovered. After an active day, enjoy the log fire and comfortable lounge to relax and dine. There is a well equipped kitchen for cooking those home cooked meals, making this a great place to relax and enjoy this secluded experience. Or sit outside and enjoy nature at its best.

Accommodation is divided into 7 dormitories rooms with lovely views across Dartmoor, with modern shower and toilet facilities. The house has central heating throughout and a wood burning stove for extra warmth and atmosphere.

Facilities

Fully equipped kitchen with 6 ring gas oven and commercial dishwasher.
Original oak panelled dining room with tables and chairs sitting 50.
Sofas around a lovely log burning stove.
There are no TV or music facilities, enjoy the peace!
Mobile reception outside the building for the major networks. We have WiFi in the lounge area.
There is no games room.
The house has central heating throughout and a wood burning stove in the sitting room.
Upstairs are 6 large bunk-rooms and one large room with 4 beds. Downstairs there is one room with 2 beds.
Bottom sheet, pillows provided - all you need to bring is a duvet or sleeping bag and pillow case, or for a extra cost we can provide linen.
Wet room with shower, hand-basin, and 4 toilets, 1 shower room/hand-basin, 1 with urinals and 1 bathroom with shower and toilet.
Level access, ground floor bedroom, wet room with shower, hand-basin, toilet, emergency pull cord. Wheelchair accessible. We have portable ramps.
There are no specific facilities for children.
Garden tables and benches, barbecue in the lovely front garden looking across at Dartmoor.
There is no pool.
Plenty of parking space for cars and a coach outside the house.
Outside only please, bins provided.
Well behaved dogs by prior arrangement only.

Location

Great Potheridge is 2.2 miles after leaving the village of Merton, turn right onto a private farm road. Signpost for Encompass Training, after 3rd of a mile turn left into Great Potheridge House.
The nearest village, Merton, is 2 miles away with a small shop and post office.
The small town of Great Torrington is approximately 10 minutes drive away. This town has various shops and facilities which include a post office, doctors and dental surgeries and Lidl.
The Malt Scoop Inn, Merton, is a great pub and food experience whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat at lunch or more leisurely evening or Sunday dinner.

Booking Information

2 night minimum stay. Cost includes only private use of Great Potheridge House; any other activities are at an additional charge. Activities must be booked before arriving. 25% deposit and £150 damage deposit to secure booking, balance due 6 weeks before arrival.

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
No
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Merton
Okehampton
Devon
EX20 3DN
United Kingdom
Barnstaple is the nearest large town, approximately a 35 minute drive away, and this is also where the nearest train station.
Merton 2 miles away is the nearest bus stop, but if you walk to the end of the lane the bus will stop for you.
Exeter Airport is 1 hour drive away.

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night Weekend
Summer
5500
3000
2500
Spring/Autumn
3600
2000
1500
Winter
3600
2000
1500

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Great Potheridge House, Okehampton, Devon
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Claire Waghorn

Joined us: 2019
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Merton
Okehampton
Devon
EX20 3DN
United Kingdom