Bellever Manor

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Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

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Great Value
Ideal for Kids Walk to Village Laptop Friendly Workspace Ideal for Parties Parking Space Garage Romantic Decorated for Christmas

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Well-situated right in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, Bellever Manor is an enchanting 7-bedroom villa accommodating up to 14 guests. This sprawling haven set across its own grounds and woodland boasts spectacular views and direct access to the moor, ensuring a retreat that is rich in scenery, privacy, and no shortage of reverie.  

Upon entering Bellever Manor, guests are greeted by a grand foyer where a staircase spirals to the upper level and there’s easy access to the villa’s four, front-facing reception rooms. These include two drawing rooms with a glorious fireplace, plush sofas, and piano; a library which provides the perfect place to curl up with a book or watch a film on the flat-screen TV; and an elegant dining room fir for any occasion.   

The fully equipped farmhouse style kitchen is a haven for culinary enthusiasts thanks to its range of state-of-the-art appliances and ample counter space. The four-oven oil fired Aga, as well as a separate range and bespoke units make this space the beating heart of the house. Here, creating culinary masterpieces is not just a task but a joyous affair, whether you’re tossing together a Summer Salad or preparing a holiday feast for family and friends. Adjacent to the kitchen is a laundry room and book room, essential spaces in order to enjoy all that the more has to offer from scenic walks to wild swims.

Ascending the stairs reveals the seven bedrooms, each exuding its own unique charm and promising restful nights. The four bedrooms across the front-facing section of the house boast superb views across Dartmoor as well king-sized beds and shared en suite bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in showers. At the rear wing of the house are three more bedrooms, one with a king-sized bed, one with a double bed, and another with two twin beds. Each of these bedrooms features access to the shared en-suites.

Bellever Manor’s outside spaces are no less sumptuous than its interiors thanks to a sprawling landscaped garden, large terrace, al fresco dining setting, boules court, and spectacular panoramic views. What is more, the grounds include a private magical woodland, meadows, and direct access to the timeless and wild high-moor where guests can jump straight on famous walks through the East Dart Valley and Bellever Forest.

Bellever Manor is a haven where the charm of Dartmoor converges with the comforts of modern living, creating memories that linger long after you bid farewell to this delightful retreat in the high-moor.

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What you should know…

  • Extra services and activities can be booked in advance including private chef, murder mystery dinners, guided walking tours, fishing, and even clay pigeon shooting.

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet Laptop Friendly Workspace BBQ Washing Machine Tumble Dryer Dishwasher Microwave AGA Coffee Machine Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer Smart TV Satellite TV TV Bicycles Provided Outdoor Games Home Cinema Working Fireplace/Woodburner Fire Pit Conference Facilities Parking Space Garage Decorated for Christmas

Bellever Manor

Ground Floor
- Drawing room with fireplace
- Library
- Cinema room
- Dining room
- Laundry room/boot room
- Fully equipped kitchen (fridge, freezer, stove, coffee machine, oven, microwave, dishwasher etc.)

First Floor
- Bedroom with king-sized bed, sofa, designated workspace, and en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.
- Bedroom with king-sized bed with sofa, and en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.
- Bedroom with king-sized bed, armchair, fireplace, and shared en-suite bathroom with soaking tub and walk-in shower.
- Bedroom with king-sized bed with shared en-suite bathroom.
- Bedroom with king-sized bed and shared en-suite bathroom.
- Bedroom with two single beds and shared en-suite bathroom.
- Bedroom with double-bed and shared en-suite bathroom.
- Dedicated workspace

Exterior Grounds
- Terrace
- Terrace furniture
- Sun loungers
- Alfresco dining area
- Garden
- Private parking
- Swimming pool
- Boules
- Woodland
- Direct access to the Moor

Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Washing machine/dryer
- BBQ
- TV
- AC
- Garden
- Terrace furniture
- Terrace
- Fireplace
- Heating

Location

About the surrounding area of Bellever Manor
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Horse Riding Stalking/Hunting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Surfing Paragliding Boat Trips
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Princetown (10-minute drive) is a great starting point for your Dartmoor adventure thanks to its Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre where you can find interactive displays and fascinating exhibitions. Here you can find quality information about local trails, guided tours, and points of interest. Princetown itself is also home to a pub, café, brewery, distillery and supermarket.

The beautiful town of Tavistock (22-minute drive) is a key part of the West Devon and East Cornwall UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its pannier market. The town includes a wide array of shopping and eating options, from boutique fashions shops to Mediterranean delis.

If your idea of a perfect getaway is a long stroll along the links, have no fear, Yelverton Golf Club (23-minute drive) features a range of quirky and challenging holes, many of which boast beautiful views across the moor.

There are plenty of fantastic walks close at hand. Make your way up to Fur Tor and across to the Lydford Gorge, or check out the stone circles at Sittaford or Fernworthy. Or head southeast toward Bonehill and Haytor rocks. The nearby Haytor Quarry is just a few miles from the quaint town of Bovey Tracey and one of the most famous of all Dartmoor Tors. At the base of this granite outcrop is a hidden lake rich with wildlife.

Keen for a wild swim? Head down to the crystal clear waters of the River Dart. Spitchwick Common (20-minute drive) is a large grassy bank right next to the River Dart which works great as a picnic spot and a beach to dive into one of Britain’s most beautiful rivers.
 
With endless trails, hikes and walks to keep you busy, there’s no shortage of natural wonders to enjoy. But if you feel up to one man-made wonder, why not check out Castle Drogo (30-minute drive), the last castle to be built in England.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Exeter Airport

(56 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Plymouth Ferry Port

(35.5 km)

Nearest Train Station Exeter St Davids

(46.5 km)

Nearest Train Station Totnes Train Station

(36 km)

Nearest Village Postbridge

(2.5 km)

Nearest Town Chagford

(14.5 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub The Rugglestone

(12 km)

Nearest Shop Postbridge Post Office

(1.5 km)

Nearest Supermarket Co-Op Travistock

(20 km)

Nearest Beach Salcombe Beach

(65 km)

Nearest Golf Bovey Castle Golf Course

(13 km)

Nearest Tennis Bovey Castle

(13 km)

Region

Devon is the kind of destination that rewards exploration. With coastlines on two separate sides of England you’ll have seaside towns and clifftop walks to enjoy, and with Dartmoor and Exmoor your adventures can expand to kayaking, hiking or just admiring the spectacular scenery. So you can make the very best of this wonderful English county, we’ve created this Devon travel guide that’s full of tips, inspiration and great things to do – and our range of beautiful cottages in Devon make the perfect place to stay.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Adventure Clydesdale (15-minute drive) offers wonderful horse trail riding tours on Dartmoor upon majestic Clydesdale horses. The rides range from one hour to multi-day journeys.
 
House of Marbles (34-minute drive) provides a great history of glass, marbles and board games from the early 1600s onwards. Thanks to the site’s games museum there’s a sense of nostalgia for the parents as well, making it a place for all the family. The Games Garden and other fun marbles-based entertainment provide no shortage of fun.

Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary (37-minute drive) is a unique place where kids can experience a tropical landscaped garden brimming with exotic butterflies and months from all over the world. The otter sanctuary also boasts three different types of otters and friendly keepers on hand to help the young ones learn all about these cute, furry animals.

The South Devon Railway is located right next to the Otter Sanctuary and offers an opportunity to ride a proper steam train.

Pennywell Farm (40-minute drive) is a great family adventure boasting farm animals, activities and rides including everything from pony pampering and ferret racing to meeting the mini donkeys and deer. And this is not to mention the daily shows and demonstrations that are sure to keep the kids entertained between tractor rides.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Bath mat
  • Food blender
  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Animal farm
  • Water park
  • Rafting
  • Climbing
  • Water excursions/Boat trips
  • Forest park/High-rope course
  • Paragliding
  • Caves/Pre-historic site
  • Ruins
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Children's videos/DVDs
  • Children's books
  • Boules/Petanque
  • Board games
  • Footballs
  • Bicycles Provided
  • Outdoor Games
  • Home Cinema
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Yoga Classes Available
  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Catering Available
  • Chef/Cook Available

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

Extra services available booked in advance at extra cost:

- Cordon Blue trained Private Chef. From a dinner (staff included) to the whole week.
- Murder Mystery dinners.
- Guided Walking tours.
- Famous Dartmoor ‘letterboxing’ guided trails.
- At home Massages
- Hacking and riding across the Moor.
- Llama walks on the moor.
- Hawking.
- Clay Pidgeon Shooting and instruction.
- Simulated Game Days - akin to the quintessential game day at Archerton.
- Fishing for Sea Trout and Wild Brown Trout – guided or instruction.
- Archery.
- Sailing traditional yawls in Salcombe, only 45mins to 1 hour away!

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £1000 charged to client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 3:00 pm
Departure time 12:00, midday
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Not included. There is an additional charge of £175 per stay to cover end of stay cleaning costs.
Pets welcome? Yes, pets are welcome on request only. Please enquire at time of booking.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking and vaping are permitted outside
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay 2 nights

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Feb 7th 2025 £1,290 £1,882 £2,473 £3,064 £3,548
Feb 7th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 £1,290 £1,882 £2,473 £3,064 £3,548

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Feb 7th 2025 €1,394 €2,033 €2,672 €3,310 €3,833
Feb 7th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 €1,394 €2,033 €2,672 €3,310 €3,833

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Feb 7th 2025 $1,485 $2,166 $2,846 $3,527 $4,083
Feb 7th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 $1,485 $2,166 $2,846 $3,527 $4,083

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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