Burnt House

Located in Bantham
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Nestling deep in the South Hams, Burnt House is really special, a completely refurbished country house set on the side of a peaceful wooded valley on the edge of the village of West Buckland, itself a mile from the superb beach of Bantham, a premier South Devon beach. Ideal for family groups the house has been superbly renovated to a very high standard, now handsome south-facing home on three levels, light and bright with very spacious rooms that include a magnificent kitchen and superb living room that extends out to a patio area for those summer evening barbecues. The five fine bedrooms each have their own top class bathroom or shower room. Here there is surfing, watersports for every enthusiast, a beach lover's paradise and doorstep walks to the South West coastal path that offers beautiful scenery and panoramic views over Bigbury Bay and the famous Burgh Island. This great house is perfect for a very memorable holiday.


Steps up to paved patio area and open porch with benches on either side. First floor front door to hallway. Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, sink and boiler. Cloakroom/shower room with power shower, basin and WC. Inner hall with cloaks cupboard and access to rear of the house. Very spacious double aspect kitchen with farmhouse table to seat 10, a fine range of fitted units with Neff appliances, ceramic hob, eye-level double ovens, integral microwave, dishwasher, central island with two bar stools and American style fridge freezer with ice maker. The living room is large and extends across the width of the house with 2 sets of folding glazed doors that open to a paved patio with attractive valley views. Three large sofas surround a wood burner, 42” TV with DVD, iPod dock and a further generous corner sofa faces the patio doors. This is a lovely spacious room. Top floor: There are four bedrooms, three of which have fitted cupboards and smart contemporary bathrooms with showers over the baths, basins and WCs. Bedroom 1. Very spacious with 5ft king size bed and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2. Another spacious room with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 3. Roomy twin bedded room with 3ft beds and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 4. Twin bedroom with 3ft beds, fitted cupboards and en-suite shower room with double shower head, hand shower, basin and WC. Ground floor: The original front door is on this level with access to the garden. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Bedroom 5. A large double room with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC.


Landscaped driveway leads up to a large parking area for up to five cars with steps up to a paved patio area in front of the porch. The house is surrounded by extensive sloping lawns, with a lawn and walled garden at the front and steps down to the lane below. The west-facing patio off the sitting room has a high-quality table and chairs for outside dining and steps from here lead down to the lower terrace.

Parking: Ample, maximum of five cars.


  • Included: Bed linen, towels (no beach towels), WiFi, initial supply of logs, electricity and central heating (oil).
  • Security Deposit: £350.
  • Pets: Maximum of two dogs only.
  • Telephone: For incoming and outgoing local calls only.
  • Local Facilities: Beach patrolled by lifeguards in summer, 2 miles. Pub (The Sloop Inn) at Bantham, 1 mile. The village shop in Bantham, half a mile and Thurlestone, 1 mile. Kingsbridge 4 miles. Salcombe 9 miles.


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details


Bantham offers the perfect mix of premium holiday cottages at affordable prices. Whether it's a romantic break for two, or you are taking the dog for a whole family getaway, you're sure to love what Bantham can offer.

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