... deep in Lord Roborough’s 6,000 acre estate, 1½ miles from Milton Combe and very close to the river Tavy, is Maristow Barton, a large, detached Georgian country house in its own enclosed grounds and most peaceful of settings, lots of footpaths; jetty for small boat (bring your own) on the Tavy (excellent birdwatching). Beside the house, an enclosed, sunny, gravelled yard with tables/chairs, charcoal barbecue; behind the house, a large lawn. Games room (table tennis, darts). Barns provide storage space for bicycles (bring your own).
The house is hugely comfy, bright modern decor, owner loved/used. Large hall; beautiful, sunny living room (30’ x 18’) with open fire, comfy sofas, TV/DVD, good prints. Dining room with dark red walls and leather chairs. Kitchen with two dishwashers, microwave, fridge-freezer (chest freezer in barn), gas range, electric oven/gas hob, island with bar stools; larder with additional fridges; laundry room with washing machine, tumble drier. Downstairs lobby/loo and back door to yard.
Upstairs: on the first floor, four bedrooms, all good-sized, well-proportioned rooms with Georgian windows (seats) and lots of light:
the Japanese master double (6’ bed) with black lacquer furniture and en suite shower-room (suite with power-shower and double tray);
a double (5’ bed), peaceful in greens/creams with rattan furniture and en suite shower-room (suite, power-shower);
a double (5’ bed) with en suite shower-room (suite, power-shower);
a twin, with exclusive use of shower-room (suite, power-shower) across the landing;
On the second floor, four more bedrooms, smaller, lower ceilings, all brightly coloured and fun:
the ‘fuschia’ double (5’ bed) with slipper bath (plus hand-shower) in the room, washbasin in one cupboard, loo in another (limited clothes-hanging space);
the ‘turquoise’ double (5’ bed) with slipper bath (plus hand-shower) in the room, washbasin and loo in cupboard;
the ‘red room’ with twin beds and en suite bathroom (suite plus hand-shower);
the ‘green and pink room’ with twin beds and en suite bathroom (suite plus hand-shower).
Professional catering available. Dogs permitted in kitchen and utility areas only. Damages Deposit £750. The standard of luxury and comfort in the house is exceptional, the atmosphere relaxing and casual, the surroundings tranquil.