Sheafhayne Manor is a remarkable Grade II listed Elizabethan house in lovely countryside a mile from the Devon village of Yarcombe. The house sleeps 24 people in 11 bedrooms over two floors, ten double (or twin) and a family room with 10 bath or shower rooms. On the ground floor is a hall, a drawing room with wood burning stove, a billiard room with wood burning stove, a kitchen/breakfast room, a playroom and a dining room. Outside is a games room, lawns, an orchard, a stream, a sunken garden and an enclosed courtyard with barbecue and children's toys. Sheafhayne Manor is an outstanding and unique destination for a fabulous gathering of family or friends in beautiful Devon.
Eleven bedrooms. On the first floor: 5 x king size doubles (one with four poster), 4 x twin (can convert to super king double), 1 x family room with four singles (or double). Five bathrooms with baths, WCs and basins (two with separate showers). Four shower rooms with showers, WCs, basins. Ground floor twin (can convert to double) bedroom. Ground floor shower room with shower, WC, basin. Hall. Drawing room with wood burning stove. Billiard room. Dining room. Kitchen/breakfast room. Playroom. Larder. Butler's pantry. Laundry. Garden games room. Heated games room/old ballroom available to hire for functions by arrangement (extra).
Situated in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Devon/Somerset border, lies the village of Yarcombe, just 7 miles from Honiton. With wonderful fields, hedgerows, woodlands and isolated farmsteads this is rural living at its best.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!