Key Facts


Type of property: Grade II listed thatched Devon longhouse

No of bedrooms: 5 (2 doubles, 2 twins & 1 single)


Sleeping capacity: 9 (+ 1 baby)


Children: Children are welcome and love being at Home House. There are lots of facilities for them but be aware that the stream in the garden is unfenced and the owners also have an unfenced pond in their private garden.

An adult must always accompany children under the age of 16 when in the swimming pool.

Outdoor facilities: heated indoor swimming pool, gardens, summerhouse, barbecue, outdoor furniture.


Indoor facilities: flat screen TV, Freeview, wood-burner, central heating, superfast broadband, Denon wireless speakers, selection of books and games.

Kitchen equipment:Aga plus electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, American style fridge freezer, ironing facilities.

Arrival & departure: Changeover day is Friday - arrival from 4pm and depart by 10am.

Linen arrangements:
All bed linen is provided along with hand and bath towels. Swimming/ beach towels are not provided.

Cleaning: the house is thoroughly and professionally cleaned between guests.


Smoking: Home House is a non-smoking house


Pets: Sorry but no pets are allowed

Location: Newton Abbot is the nearest town, 2.8 miles and 10 minutes by car. Torquay is 6 miles away, 15 minutes. Exeter is 19 miles, 30 minutes.

Local Facilities: doctors, dentists etc are available in Newton Abbot as are major supermarkets and high street shops. Newspapers and groceries are available at the Village Shop in Stokeinteignhead (1 mile). There are two excellent pubs in Combeinteignhead itself and a selection of pubs and restaurants in nearby Shaldon (3 miles).
Professional catering is available by arrangement at Home House and beautiful bouquets of locally grown flowers can be ordered in advance of your stay.

Owners: Jill and Nigel live in the barn conversion at the bottom end of the (very long!) house. Whilst available to offer advice and provide local tips, they are very happy to leave you to enjoy Home House.

Thank you so much for a fabulous stay. Home House exceeded expectations! Beautiful home, amazing pool and our children didn’t want to go home! - The Carpenter family, Sevenoaks.

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