Grand country estate for groups with billiards, conservatory and 32-acre grounds
With six bedrooms and four bathrooms, Raleigh Estate, Combe Raleigh sleeps 14 guests in comfort and luxury. It’s a top choice for family reunions and weddings with 32 acres of magnificent grounds plus a billiards table and table football. The accommodation exceeds expectation from the grand entrance and mahogany staircase to the well-stocked library. Rustle up breakfast in the farmhouse kitchen with central island and Aga beneath rustic beams. Curl up in front of the open fire and chat in the comfy sitting room. There’s a king-size ensuite with extra single bed, a king-size bedroom, family room (king-size plus single) and family bathroom. The barnhouse has another kitchen, king-size bedroom and twin room with family bathroom.
Take afternoon tea and cocktails in the conservatory or out on the terrace before dining together in the formal dining room with garden views.
Raleigh Estate, Combe Raleigh is in the heart of the scenic Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Honiton (three miles away) is a lovely Devon town famous for lacemaking (there’s a museum), antique shops and tea rooms. It also has a Golf Club. The UNESCO Jurassic Coast offers a unique seaside experience with its fossil cliffs and pebble beaches from Axmouth to Lyme Regis. For sandy beaches, look no further than Sidmouth, chocolate-box-pretty Beer, and Seaton. Exmoor and Dartmoor National Park offer wild hiking, nature spotting, horse riding and there’s an awesome Land Rover Experience at nearby Awlicombe.