Price Guide• Low From £2275.00 per week • Mid From £3000.00 per week • High From £8400.00 per week
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Adults will like:
Swimming pools – relaxing environment – beautiful views – perfect location for exploring Devon – private and shared hot tub – excellent running routes – tennis coach – beauty salon treatments
Children will like:
Swimming pools – play barn – tennis and basketball – soft play area – playground – 14 acres of grounds
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Overview - Gitcombe Estate - Gitcombe Retreat
Gitcombe Retreat is one of eight luxury family-friendly holiday homes located within the Gitcombe estate in Devon. Architecturally designed by award-winning architects, Roderick James, it is perfect for a family celebration or luxury self-catering holiday in Devon. Sleeping eight guests plus two babies Gitcombe Retreat is also wheelchair friendly. See property description for more details.
Gitcombe is nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty offering stunning views from all of the cottages across the Devonshire countryside and further afield to Dartmoor.
There are eight stylish child-friendly holiday cottages sleeping from two to thirteen people, all of which are baby and toddler friendly with built in stair gates, travel cots, highchairs, booster seats, baby baths and more.
Within the estate guests have full use of all the facilities on offer and there is plenty to keep the whole family busy.
Indoor leisure and spa facilities are open all year round daily from 8.30am – 8.30pm and are home to: a magnificent heated indoor swimming pool, family sized sauna and steam rooms, soft-cushion indoor playroom for under 5s etc.
Outdoors guests can enjoy the heated outdoor swimming pool, which is gated and secured, from the last bank holiday in May through to the second week in September (subject to weather). Outside the indoor pool there is a new sunbathing terrace and hot tub with magnificent views.
The all-weather championship sized tennis court will get you fit with complimentary racquets and balls and is also home to a basketball net. Kids will love the hand-carved children’s adventure playground, with tree house, train, throne and pirate ship and there are traditional wooden swings for all ages including the grown-ups!
There are 14 acres of grounds to explore and to picnic in with footpaths direct to surrounding countryside and local pubs.
Gitcombe is in an enviable location perfect for visiting the glorious beaches, countryside, towns and villages. The area known as the South Hams has a stunning coastline and lots of family-friendly attractions.
There are an amazing collection of beaches to explore, from Blue Flag award-winning Blackpool sands, Salcombe, Hope Cove, Bantham Beach, South Milton Sands to name but a few.
For nature lovers head to Dartmoor National Park with its open moorlands and deep river valleys, a beautiful place full of history and rare wildlife.
For some ideas of family-friendly activities head to Paignton Zoo, or go crabbing at Dittisham, have fun at Woodlands Family Theme Park, hop on a canoe or kayak, ride a horse, visit the aquarium, spot seals at the Torquay Nature Reserve, visit a winery, the list is endless.
And not forgetting foodies in the family, you really are spoilt for choice from fine dining to home cooked pub food to simple takeaways. There are plenty of options on the Gitombe website or check out our top 10 for some inspiration.
Gitcombe Retreat has been architecturally designed and sits in a commanding position on the Gitcombe estate. It is a stunning five-star gold self-catering holiday home boasting a traditional oak frame and floor-to-ceiling windows. There are two floors, ground and lower ground.
For those less able Gitcombe Retreat offers full accommodation at ground floor, entry level, in the form of a double bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Gitcombe Retreat has been assessed under the National Accessible Scheme and achieved ratings of Mobility One (older and less agile guests) and Mobility Two (part time wheelchair users). You can borrow a wheel chair, shower stool and ramp.
Designed with privacy in mind it offers families a stunning luxurious holiday home for special occasions and has underfloor heating throughout for colder stays.
Large enclosed porch leading to the spacious and impressive living area. There is plenty of room for all the family to lounge about in with comfy sofas and, for out of season holidays, there is a stylish Morso log burner. There is a large tv with the addition of a Sonos sound system.
The balcony is accessed via the Bi-fold doors and wraps around the house and there is a large table for 10 adults.
The kitchen is well equipped and offers amazing views and seating at the oak dining table for ten.
Bedroom one is located on the ground floor with accessible en-suite.
Lower ground floor
There are three further bedrooms on this floor.
Bedroom two, super king, plenty of space and room for a cot. Spacious designer en-suite with large shower.
Bedroom three, can be a double or twin and has sole use of the main family bathroom, which is the largest and most luxurious on the Gitcombe estate! With walk-in shower and designer bath.
Bedroom four is a spacious king with en-suite shower room and room for a cot. Direct access from this bedroom leads to the private hot tub.
There is a linen cupboard and utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. The private gardens have far reaching views, dining area, private hot tub and bbq area.