Combe House Hotel and Restaurant, Devon
|EX14 3AD, Honiton, Devon, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: Combe House Hotel and RestaurantImagine a wildly romantic Grade 1 Elizabethan Manor set in 3,500 acres of one of Devon's finest country estates, yet close to the sea. Beautiful Arabian horses and pheasants roam freely as you approach Combe House along a mile-long winding driveway.
This charming country house lies in Gittisham, the recent film location for a Rosemunde Pilcher novel and described by Prince Charles as the "Ideal English Village" with its pretty Devon cob and thatch cottages, Norman Church and Village Green - a picture of times gone by.
The stunning Caroline interior of Combe is the essence of an English country house with carved oak panelling and original 18th Century family portraits. Enormous arrangements of fresh scented flowers tower on treasured antique tables and bookcases. Ascend the grand staircase to one of 15 ensuite bedrooms.
The hotel has a restaurant serving select cuts of meat and game in season, or local, freshly caught fish, all sourced from West Country suppliers. Add to this seasonal vegetables and aromatic herbs, hand picked from Combe's high walled kitchen and you have true gourmet excellence. Combe's ancient underground cellars provide perfect conditions for laying down fine wines and you'll find an interesting extensive list, all realistically priced. Menus for vegetarians and those with special diets are available and there is a disabled toilet/washroom. Bookings essential.
If you require a special venue for a discreet executive meeting, then this is the place for you, offering 6 versatile meeting and dining rooms, all with natural daylight and offering spectacular views over the surrounding gardens and countryside, you can take exclusive use of Combe. A dedicated team regularly takes care of many prestigious companies and offers attentive, yet unobtrusive service. A range of quality corporate activities and partners programmes can easily be arranged.
Type of rooms: Combe House Hotel and Restaurant4 Master Rooms/Suites
3 Superior Rooms
8 Double/Twin Rooms
Each of the fifteen bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms, have their own warmth and spacious charm. Many command views across the woods and meadows to the stunning Blackmoor Hills.
All of the bedrooms are individually designed with comfortable furnishings and fine antiques.
New for 2006 is Combe Thatch Cottage - a romantic thatched Cottage for 2 hidden in the woods, with its own high-walled garden - it's a country hideaway that dreams are made of. We've enhanced the old but embellished with the new.
Additional information: Combe House Hotel and Restaurant
Chauffeur Service can be arranged to collect you from London and deliver you safely to their front door.
Well-behaved dogs for an extra charge.
Places to visit within half an hour: Gittisham Village - Stroll back in time to the quaint thatched cottages and babbling brook of Gittisham. For delicious foody gifts to take home for family and friends, pop into Gourmet Gittisham - the charmingly restored village bakery.
Honiton Antique and Bric-a-Brac Trail - the antique town has over 38 shops to visit. Visit the museum and discover its world famous collection of lace.
The Jurassic coast is England's only natural World Heritage Coast. Try fossicking for dinosaurs and ammonites for a few hours!
Gourmet Golf: Combe is within 25 minutes drive of nine great courses, suitable for both beginners and experienced players and all within easy distance of each other. Call the hotel for a complete detailed list.
There are Great Local Restaurants nearby. Sidmouth - for leisurely walks along the promenade by the sea and shopping with quaint individual shops, tea shops and traditional courtesy.
Beer - a fishing village with wonderful craft, art and pottery shop.
Exeter - the historic city of Exeter is just 20 minutes away. Exeter Cathedral is a perfect example of English Gothic with the longest uninterrupted vault of its kind in the world. For shopping, browse the many colourful market stalls and unique boutiques hidden down Exeter's cobbled alleyways.
Fishing - From Sea to River. Beer, Lyme Regis or Combe's own private 1.1/2 mile stretch on the River Otter filled with Brown Trout.
Number of rooms: 15
Official category: AA Top 200 Hotel.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1500/1999.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish.Smoking policy: Smoking is not permitted in the restaurant.
Credit cards accepted: All major credit cards, except American Express.
Restaurant closed: Open for Breakfast from 07:30am. to 10:00am.; For Lunch Mon-Sat from 12.00pm. to 02:00pm.; Sunday Lunch from 12:00pm. to 02:00pm.; For Dinner from 07:00pm. to 09.30pm.
GPS Coordinates: 50° 46' 26.29'' N 3° 13' 2.01'' W
Nearest airport: Exeter International - 10 mn.
Rates: Combe House Hotel and Restaurant
|Breakfast per person||incl.|
|Description of seasons|
|Midweek rates: Sunday - Thursday inclusive.
Weekend: Friday and Saturday inclusive (minimum 2 night stay).
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|Booking and cancellation policy|
|Booking confirmed with credit card details.
Cancellation: please let them know at least 7 days prior to arrival to avoid 1 night's cancellation fee.
All costs, prices, and policies, including exchange rates and package deals, may change and should be confirmed with the hotel upon booking.