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Coombe Trenchard - Delightful House & Gardens

Coombe Trenchard - Delightful House & Gardens

Address: Lewtrenchard Devon  EX20 4PW
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Telephone: 01566 783179
Region: West Devon - more
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We found Coombe Trenchard in 2007 and instantly fell in love with its Arts & Crafts style, peaceful parkland setting, and amazingly high quality of workmanship in its manifold features. However, it was the intense allure of its gardens, left largely undisturbed for decades, that made Coombe Trenchard irresistible. Our mission is to restore the gardens to their Belle Epoque glory and to share with others the pleasure in seeing the restoration progress and to enjoy the results.

Events at Coombe Tenchard
In June 2012 there will be opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of our annual Arts & Crafts Garden Festival, experience Open Air Theatre and through June & July the gardens will be open at weekends for a Sculpture Exhibition. For More Information please click here

We hope you will visit us to see our garden projects as they unfold, or simply sample our wonderful cream teas and home made cakes!

Group Visits
Private group visits are welcome by prior arrangement. Please contact Sarah to request your chosen date, and then return a completed booking form. We have had many requests from visitors to Coombe Trenchard Gardens to see some of the fascinating architectural features of the main house. In response to this, we will be offering guided tours of the principle rooms of the main house to visitors upon request.

Staying at Coombe Trenchard / Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast accommodation is available at Coombe Trenchard from £85 per double room.

Evening meal available by arrangement.

For Bookings, Prices & Availability please click here

or phone Sarah 01566 783179

The East Wing
The East Wing of Coombe Trenchard was originally the accommodation wing for the staff to the main house, and until recently had remained unaltered since the death of the squire, Henry Sperling in 1952. The new owners of Coombe Trenchard have sympathetically renovated and restored the East wing, providing modern comforts, but without losing the sense of history. The East Wing has been decorated using traditional Edwardian colours with an Arts & Crafts influence. Antique pieces of furniture and object d’art in keeping with this era grace the bedrooms.

Ground Floor
The East Wing entrance hall leads to the living area. This has been designed as an open plan studio style kitchen/diner with a small relaxed seating area for watching TV.

Beautiful handmade oak kitchen units house the basic requirements for holiday catering:fridge, fan heated oven/microwave, electric hob and butlers sink.

There is a laundry room off the entrance hall, housing a washing machine, tumble dryer, and other laundry items.

Outdoor Space
The East Wing apartment is approached via a quiet drive, which leads directly off the main carriageway to Coombe Trenchard.

There is an attractive enclosed terraced area, with seating, suitable for barbeques.

Upstairs
Upstairs we have spacious accommodation for up to 4 adults, available as either two or three bedroom accommodation.

For 3 people we have the attractive Clock Tower bedroom and the Parlour Maid’s room; a reading room/study, a shower room with WC and walk-in shower, and separate WC.

For groups of 4 people there is the additional Shapland & Petter room. See Bookings & Prices for more information.

The Clock Tower Bedroom: A master bedroom within the Italianate clock tower, overlooking the Bothy and the east lawn, beautifully decorated in rich warm colours.

This good sized bedroom has the comfort of a 5’ bed and a relaxed seating area, with television, around a cast iron Edwardian fireplace.

The Parlour Maid’s Bedroom: A single bedroom, with an attractive window seat and views across fields to the North of Coombe Trenchard. Red and Roe deer are frequently sighted in these fields early in the morning.

The Shapland & Petter Bedroom: This large double bedroom is available for those who wish to have more spacious second bedroom accommodation or who simply wish to spread out more among a greater choice of rooms.

This bedroom faces over the north carriage drive with its boundaries of Rhododendron, and overlooks Home field. It has a comfortable 5’ bed, its own hand basin, and television. The window seat is an excellent vantage point from which to view the wildlife visiting the north side of the house.

Shower Room: Walk in shower, basin and WC

Edwardian Cloakroom: with original toilet (modern plumbing!) and basin

Study/Music Room: The study is the perfect area to read or listen to music. It has a desk and Wi-Fi broadband access for those who want to use their laptops. A good selection of Arts & Crafts books together with a broader selection of holiday reading is available for your enjoyment. For More Information please click here

For Bookings, Prices & Availability please click here
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