Springfields Manor for 13 guests
  • South West
  • Totnes
  • Self Catering
  • Sleeps 13
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Beds 10
  • Dining For 10

  • Hen Party Friendly
  • Stag Party Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • Accessible Friendly

Springfields Manor - Devon

Sleeps 13 guests 

Springfields Manor for 13 guests is a fantastic Grade II listed manor house in Devon perfect for your next family holiday or celebration. Boasting an elegant design complemented with period furnishings, this Georgian manor will give you the feel of a home away from home. This Dartmoor accommodation is nestled in the Devon Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. You will have the opportunity to recharge your batteries in a tranquil rural retreat while having access to top-notch luxury facilities. It is a 5* Gold manor house, meaning you will be sure to have an extravagant holiday in a rustic, secluded location. Wake up to far-reaching views of the Devonshire countryside and then explore the surrounding Estate. Take full advantage of the indoor or outdoor heated pools, sauna, hot tub or tennis court! No matter your tastes, this self-catering holiday home will make sure you go home with memories that will last for a lifetime. If you feel like leaving the comfort of the house, the surrounding area is definitely worth exploring. There are several cute little hamlets and coastal towns like Torquay and Salcombe that are very easily accessible from this house to rent near Exeter. 

If you’re looking for a child-friendly venue, you will be delighted to know that this manor house in Devon is baby, toddler and child-friendly. It features travel cots, booster seats, high chairs, baby baths, stair gates, children’s cutlery, food blenders and many other child-friendly touches. Two traditional, wooden (assembled) cots are available in this property. Additional pop up style travel cots available by prior arrangement.

Springfields Manor also comes with retained original features like joineries, sash window shutters, ceiling cornices, and a ‘thunderbox’ loo. All these awe-inspiring features are skilfully combined with modern-day technologies to prioritise your comfort.

Key Features

  • 5* Gold manor house
  • Fireplace
  • Chill out room
  • Shared indoor & outdoor pool
  • Shared hot tub
  • Shared hot tub/steam room
  • Antique Bagatelle table available

Reception room

Walk into this property through the magnificent Portico entrance that is designed to impress. The main door leads to the large flag-stoned entrance hall that features coat storage. From here, you can go up the turned staircase leading to the generously-proportioned first-floor landing that comes with an antique bagatelle table that is available for guest use.

This manor house in Devon features an airy, inspiring drawing room with sash windows and original shutters that overlook the front garden and grounds. It is the perfect spot to relax as you can sink into the deep, comfy sofas or armchairs. During the cooler winter months, the open fire with fender will keep you warm. Additionally, the entire house consists of oil-powered central heating. How about gathering your loved ones for a cosy storytelling night with some hot chocolate? This room also comes with a 47” flat screen digital TV, Blue-ray DVD player and Bose sound dock.

Kitchen & Dining

The flag-stoned kitchen/breakfast room in this Dartmoor accommodation is perfect for guests that are passionate about cooking. It includes granite worktops, a central L-shaped island unit with an overhead hanging pan/utensil unit, a pine dresser, dining table and chairs. It features bespoke cupboards with lots of storage, full ‘batterie de cuisine’ and an oil-fired Aga along with a conventional electric oven and hob. Furthermore, if you feel like only relaxing on your family holiday, we can recommend some fantastic catering services as there is ample space for catering. The kitchen in this house for rent near Exeter also comes with a pew bench, digital radio, Bose iPod docking station, walk-in pantry, and shuttered windows with views of the surrounding grounds.

All guests can enjoy a dinner party in the beautiful, formal dining room for 10 guests. It features shuttered windows and polished wooden flooring. The elegant mahogany dining table and chairs add lots of character to this space in combination with the French chandelier and open fireplace. There is a selection of library books, a Denon CD player, and a door through a passageway to a utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, sink, and drying area.

Bedrooms

Springfields Manor is a house for rent near Exeter that comes with lovely, comfy bedrooms. Each bedroom comes with its own individual charm and features a deep, pocket spring mattress along with blackout blinds so you can nod off with no problems.

  • Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with en-suite bath and shower attachment, WC, basin and heated towel rail. Comes with a super king mahogany sleigh bed with a free-standing cot. This is complemented with a mahogany wardrobe, TV, and easy chair. You will wake to views to the back garden.
  • Bedroom 2: Spacious family room with three single beds and room for a cot. There is a huge wardrobe, cast iron fireplace, and TV. Overlooks the front garden. (Can be made up as one super king and one single bed, by prior request - need two weeks notice). 
  • Bedroom 3: This is a smaller bedroom situated to the front of the house. It comes with 2 single beds, a chest of drawers and a TV. (Can be made up into a super king bed by prior request - need two weeks notice).  
  • Bedroom 4: Light, airy, large room with sash windows on two sides overlooking the front gardens and grounds. Victorian style super king bed with a freestanding cot.
  • Bedroom 5: Room with lots of space with king size mahogany sleigh bed and room for a cot. Comes with a cast iron fireplace and window with views of the grounds.
  • Bedroom 6: Smaller downstairs bedroom with two single beds and a bedside table.

There are 4 bathrooms at Springfields Manor. There is one shower room with a drench head shower, loo, hand basin and heated towel rail on the ground floor. This Dartmoor accommodation also comes with a luxury family bathroom with cast iron slipper bath, toilet, and walk-in shower with drench head and handheld shower. There is also a double sink with a large mirror along with shaving sockets and ample storage. Furthermore, there is an original cast iron fireplace for those winter night baths.

There is a further separate loo across the landing with an original, functional, ‘thunderbox’ WC.

Entertainment

This Devon manor house comes with entertainment for guests of all ages. The property comes with a ground floor snug perfect as a ‘chill-out’ room or ‘den’. It features a flat-screen TV, DVD player, selection of adult and children’s games and a wide selection of DVDs. The antique Bagatelle table in the landing area is available for guest use.

Furthermore, there are plenty of shared facilities at Springfields Manor. There is an indoor as well as an outdoor heated pool. For active guests, there is also a professional tennis court. If you’re in the mood to just relax and blow off some steam, you can make use of the hot tub, sauna and steam room as well. There is also a shared soft play area, playroom, and an outdoor adventure playground.

Outdoors

Springfields Manor comes with an enclosed garden to the front of the house with a lawn, flowers, and shrubs. There is also a garden bench seat perfect for relaxing and admiring the nature. There is a further enclosed rear garden overlooking the grounds with a wooden dining table and tables and chairs to seat 12 guests. So why not get the available BBQ running and grill some veggies and have an alfresco dinner party?

Enclosed garden to the front of the house, with lawn, flowers and shrubs. Garden bench seat. Wrought iron gate to parking, grounds and outdoor swimming pool. Enclosed rear garden, overlooking the grounds, with wooden dining table and chairs seating 12, BBQ. Rear gate to grounds and out to leisure facilities.

There is space for 2/3 cars to park directly in front of the house. If you have more cars there is more space in the general parking area.

Accessibility

This house comes with full accommodation on the ground floor including a twin bedroom next to shower/toilet. For more accessible venues, click here

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Find below a list of activities and ideas that you can bring either to your Party House or do in the local area, for more detailed information on each visit our Activities and Ideas page.

On Site:
  •  Archery
  •  Barbecue
  •  Catering
  •  Clay Pigeon Shooting
  •  Cocktail Making
  •  Gin & Whisky Tasting
  •  Hot Tub
  •  Murder Mystery
  •  Spa Treatment
  •  Swimming Pool
  •  Tennis Court
  •  Walking
  •  WiFi
  •  Wine Tasting
Off Site:
  •  Boating
  •  Cycling
  •  Fishing - Fly
  •  Fishing - Sea
  •  Golf Courses
  •  Hiking
  •  Mountain Biking
  •  Sailing
  •  Scuba Diving
  •  Shopping
  •  Surfing
  •  Swimming
  •  Walking
  •  Water Skiing
  •  Windsurfing

Local Area

Springfields Manor is situated in an area of designated outstanding beauty, the South Hams. The South Hams is an area in the rural coastal part of Devon. There are plenty of attractions and opportunities near this house for rent near Exeter that will keep you and your guests entertained all throughout. Visit the many beaches in the area, try some local food, shop, or visit historic sites.

The foodies in the group will love the local seasonal food and drinks in Devon. There are artisan wine, cheese makers, butchers, bakers, fishmongers, delis, farm shops, and farmers markets. For the food fanatics, there is also a Michelin Star restaurant only 14 miles away - The Elephant Restaurant & Brasserie which serves delicious gourmet food. If you prefer an outdoor seafood experience, visit one of the many beach restaurants and try out the fresh seafood.

For the art lovers, there are numerous independent shops and boutiques in the area as well as antique shops, galleries and local arts and crafts shops. Nature lovers can visit Dartmoor National Park.

The market towns of Totnes, Dartmouth, and Salcombe are just a short drive away and are definitely worth a day trip.

Activities in the area

  • Woodlands Family Theme Park - 2 miles
  • Paignton Zoo - 10 miles
  • Crabbing at Dittisham - 3 miles
  • Sharpham Wine & Cheese Tours - 4 miles
  • Wine Tasting at Suttons Cellar - 7 miles
  • Make Your Own Gin Salcombe - 16 miles
  • Nature Reserve Torquay - 14 miles
  • Horse Riding Lessons - Dittiscombe Equestrian Centre (7 miles), Cheston Farm Equestrian Centre (14 miles)
  • Plymouth Aquarium - 27 miles

Beaches in the area

  • Blackpool Sands
  • Salcombe
  • Hope Cove
  • Bantham Beach
  • Bigbury on Sea
  • South Milton Sants
  • Beesand Beach

Local Restaurants 

  • The Maltsters Arms - 2 miles
  • The Waterman's Arms - 3 miles 
  • The Durrant Arms - 3 miles
  • Anchorstone Cafe Dittisham & Dartmouth - 4 miles
  • Flour & Rice - 5 miles
  • Catt Inn Dartington - 7 miles 
  • Rock Fish Dartmouth - 7 miles
  • The Ferry Boat Inn - 21 miles

Local Shops

  • Sainsbury's - 6 miles
  • Morrisons - 6 miles
  • Lidl - 11 miles 

 

Springfields Manor for 13 guests

Totnes, Devon, UK

Closest Train Station :

  • Totnes - 6 miles
  • Paignton - 11 miles
  • Torquay - 13 miles

Closest Airport :

  • Exeter International Aiport (EXT) - 39 miles

Nearby Town :

  • Totnes - 6 miles
  • Torquay - 13 miles
  • Dartmouth - 7 miles
  • Salcombe - 16 miles

Stephanie M.

We stayed at Gingerbread House with our entire family. The Estate was just lovely and beautifully kept. The children fell in love with the many facilities and we could've spent all our time at the Estate and still would've had the best time. The fact that there were beach towns in the area made our stay so much better as we did day trips and explored the area. They really helped with restaurant, cafe, and beach suggestions. The kids want to go back next summer.

12/07/2020
Norma S.

We had a fantastic time at Gingerbread House! This was our fourth time and we would go back yet again! Everything was clean, and as it should be. The kids loved it too and we strongly recommend

14/01/2020