Secluded country house in Devon England. Beautiful views and garden. Covered pizza oven area. Large outdoor pool heated in summer (Can be heated out of season by arrangement) Fire pit. Outside Barbecue area. Large convivial kitchen with Aga, gas hob and pyrolytic electric oven. Wood burner in large sitting room. Local pubs within walking distance serve excellent food. Large games/party cellar room with snooker, darts and "bar". Huge range of peaceful country walks along secluded lanes.
Cheriton Fitzpaine is a traditional Devon village originally listed in the Doomsday book. Although the large property has beautiful views over the village its nearest neighbour is 1/4 mile away. There are two traditional English country pubs within 10 minutes walking distance of the house. It is a quirk of the AirBnB system that it will only show a maximum of 16 beds. There are actually 20 beds at Homecroft. We supply all bedding but we do not supply towels
Guests have their own key for entering and leaving the house and have full use of all the facilities in the house house and garden. There is parking for up to eight cars; depending on the vehicle mix this can increase to 10/11cars. The swimming pool can be enclosed with gated access if necessary. There is an additional charge for out of season pool heating. The standard damage deposit is administered by AirBnB and is £500 for parties up to 15 and £750 above 15. There is an additional charge for guests above 15 up to 20.
Interaction with guests
We will be available to answer any questions guests may have. We are offering three nights for the price of two for the period from 1st October 2017 through to 31st March 2018. This offer does not apply to the Christmas and New Year Period from 2oth December through to 5th January where there is a three night minimum booking. Minimum booking April to September is three nights.
Other things to note
Standard pricing is for groups up to 15 per night. We can cater for large parties up to 20 by arrangement at an additional cost. Mid-week or weekend. Each weekend booking must be for a minimum of two nights October to March and a minimum of three nights April to September, Xmas and New Year. Logs and fire wood are supplied at cost; this has to be paid before guests departure. We supply all bedding but we do not supply towels. The three nights for two offer does not apply to the period 20th December to 5th January. Breaks at Homecroft are on a self catering basis so guests must bring all they need with them. We require proof of ID and address from the person making the booking prior to arrival.
The large outdoor swimming pool is heated in the summer. It can be heated out of season by arrangement and a charge for the heating. We need at least ten days notice for out of season heating of the pool. The pool is heated to a minimum of 70 degrees F. As it is a large outdoor pool temperatures can be affected by the weather; particularly in out of season heating.
The very well appointed local farm shop offers full English breakfasts 7 days a week.
We will usually accept dogs by specific arrangement depending on the breed of dog. Dogs must remain within the confines of the large garden as there is livestock in the surrounding fields. Dogs can only use the non carpeted rooms in the house. (most of the downstairs is stone floors)
No smoking in the house. Breaks at Homecroft are on a self catering basis so guests should bring all they need with them or arrange to have items delivered; all the major supermarkets deliver to Homecroft. On arrival we will require the address and proof of ID of the person making the booking. No fireworks. "Reasonable" outside music till 10pm Monday to Thursday: midnight Friday and 11pm Saturday. Standard prices apply for groups up to 15. Additional charge of £60 per person per night up to a maximum of 20 people.
This host has 20 reviews for other properties.View other reviews