Whitebeam Wood - Multiple dog welcoming holiday home
Whitebeam Wood is the perfect holiday location to relax with family or friends in the historic village of Slapton, where we welcome unlimited dogs to enjoy their holiday as much as you do. As dog owners, we do not have any restrictions on dog numbers or breeds and they are welcome in every room in the house and on sofas with throws.
Slapton Village has a community village shop two food-serving, children and dog welcoming pubs just half a mile from the spectacular 3 miles long all year round dog-friendly beach of Slapton Sands that curves around Start Bay and is backed by an extraordinary freshwater lagoon, Slapton Ley, a nature reserve.
Very large detached house (2,500sqft+) with sea views from the house and garden. Whitebeam Wood also has 1.2 acres of fully enclosed garden and wood (5ft high). It is located up a long private drive on a quiet pretty lane in the heart of the picturesque village of Slapton, in South Devon.
A lovingly refurbished house provides extensive space for guests, both indoors and out. We provide free Wi-Fi and TVs in every bedroom as well as indoor and outdoor games and a range of books. The games room has a full-size ping pong table, table football and magnetic darts.
The front of the house is South facing and features a sun terrace with gorgeous views across the historic village to the sea. Also at the front of the house is a sheltered garden area with a fire pit for social evenings by the fire. Steps lead up to what we call the Secret Garden where you will find an outdoor dining area and BBQ. You can enjoy wonderful views across the village to the sea an ideal spot for summer barbecues and soaking up the sun. Wander up the garden and you will find the Lookout Lounge, outdoor sofas provide you with the perfect location to sit listen to the sound of silence with views down across the garden and wood to the sea.
Whitebeam Wood was named for the 1.2 acres of garden and wood which surrounds the house all fenced in with 5ft stock fencing. The stunning huge enclosed garden and wood is perfect for children and dogs to play and explore as it is for your exclusive use.
The extensive interior designed (with dogs in mind, we have 3 Gordon Setters) accommodation is mainly all on one level on the ground floor. A light filled entrance hall leads to a 55ft long open plan lounge, dining and kitchen. The double aspect lounge has one side a balcony looking down over the garden and wood, on the other large patio doors lead onto the South Facing sun terrace, at the end of the lounge is a huge picture window with wonderful views over the village to the sea. A wood burner for cosy winter nights in which lovely squishy leather sofas and chairs around it. The dining area with a handmade bespoke dining table is designed for enjoying great food and company. Spacious, social well-equipped kitchen with an island that runs the full length of it with bar stools and a seating area.
All four ensuite bedrooms are also generous in size, they all have TVs. On the ground floor, The Lighthouse Suite has a super king bed and sea views with a twin end roll top bath and huge shower in it’s bathroom. The Boathouse Bedroom has a zip link kingsize bed or two full-size singles and also enjoys views across the village to the sea. The Bee Hive has a kingsize bed and it’s ensuite has a double shower, with views from the bedroom over the garden and wood. On the lower ground floor is the Garden Room also with a kingsize bed and views out over the garden and wood.
We provide two highchairs, travel cots, and a stair gate for children.
Our part of South Devon has so many wonderful dog friendly beaches, the SW Coastal Path is just outside the village and Dartmoor National Park is just a short drive away. Castles,boat trips, team trains to name just a few local attractions. Independent retail and food shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants are all easily accessed. We have created an online guide for the house and the local area, just ask me for the link or it is on our website.
We offer full week holidays all year around and we are always happy to answer any questions so you know that we are your perfect holiday location.