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This Grade II listed bailey castle with parts dating from the 18th century stands on a hilltop with wonderful views of Devon through 360 degrees. It sits in approximately eight acres of its own parkland, conveniently close to Barnstaple.

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

About the property

Tawstock Castle - a marketing that sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms

Discover the delights of North Devon from this truly unique holiday home. Tawstock Castle, a Grade II listed bailey castle with original parts dating to the 18th Century, is a luxury self catering holiday retreat which stands proudly on a rounded hill top with wonderful views of Devon through 360 degrees, from Saunton Burrows and the sea to the north west and overlooking the open countryside of the Taw valley to the south and east.

Tawstock Castle is situated in open countryside and yet is conveniently close to all the facilities of the Devonshire market town of Barnstaple. The holiday retreat is immediately surrounded by lawned gardens of about an acre that are enclosed by a circular bailey. It sits in approximately eight acres of its own parkland.

This holiday at a glance

Sleeps eight guests. Four bedrooms (two circular), two en-suite bathrooms and one shower room on the ground floor. Wood burning fire. Wonderfully private castellated roof terrace. Secure enclosed gardens with electric entry gates. Ample parking. Unfortunately, no pets allowed. The two tower bedrooms are not suitable for children under twelve years old or the infirm. Please ensure children are supervised at all times on the roof terrace and tower lookout. Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

35' reception room with ornate panelled ceiling and turrets to the corners. Oil central heating. Microwave, fridge/freezer, drinks fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer. Plasma 42 inch Freesat HD TV, DVD player. TV with Playstation 3. CD and radio with iPod dock. Travel cot and high chair available. No stairgate provided. Garden furniture and barbecue (April to September). Helipad.

Attractions and nearby amenities

Within easy reach of a beach. Excellent, ample walks from the cottage and nearby to the famous Tarka Trail. Visit Exmoor National Park with its spectacular scenery and enjoy peaceful walks over the moors where you may catch sight of the wild Exmoor ponies. For the sporting enthusiasts there are ample activities to try such as kayaking, fishing, riding or rock pooling to name but a few. Spend time on the famous sandy surfing beaches of Saunton, Woolacombe and Croyde, and investigating the dramatic coastline from the coastal footpath.

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More Details

About the Owner

Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 February, 2017

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Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
3 Jan 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,242
£2,044
 
 
3 Mar 2017 - 12 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,739
£2,986
 
 
13 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,958
£3,497
 
 
1 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,739
£2,986
 
 
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,958
£3,497
 
 
2 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,739
£2,986
 
 
7 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,958
£3,497
 
 
9 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,739
£2,986
 
 
20 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,863
£3,270
 
 
28 Oct 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,255
£2,064
 
 
19 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£2,366
£4,288
 
 
1 Jan 2018 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,366
£4,288
 
 
3 Jan 2018 - 3 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,254
£2,064
 
 
4 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,756
£3,016
 
 
29 Mar 2018 - 4 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,977
£3,532
 
 
5 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,756
£3,016
 
 
4 May 2018 - 7 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,977
£3,532
 
 
8 May 2018 - 23 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,756
£3,016
 
 
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,977
£3,532
 
 
29 May 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,756
£3,016
 
 
13 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,977
£3,532
 
 
31 Aug 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,756
£3,016
 
 
19 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,882
£3,303
 
 
29 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,268
£2,085
 
 
20 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£2,235
£4,048
 
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic

Suitability

  • children welcome

Floor Area

  • 0 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom #1
  • Bathroom #2

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom #1
  • Bedroom #2
  • Bedroom #3
  • Bedroom #4

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • This Grade II listed bailey castle with parts dating from the 18th century stands on a hilltop with wonderful views of Devon through 360 degrees. It sits in approximately eight acres of its own parkland, conveniently close to Barnstaple.

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