In a gracious seaside setting, this 18th-century villa was the summer home of General Simcoe, look up the history in the local museum.
Guests are welcomed with tea and cakes served on the terrace in summer to take in the stunning sea views or in front of a log fire in the large guests' sitting room in winter.
There are stunning views from wide windows in the big inviting sitting room, so find a book and settle by the fire.
Bedrooms, sunny and lovely, have good art, fresh flowers and fabulous vistas; the newest is in the coach house, open-plan, restful and reached via an outside spiral stair.
Enjoy the garden with its subtropical palms and the terrace with its rooftop views.
A charming home with wonderful owners, in strolling distance from beach and town.
The coach house
Disabled Facilities: There are no disabled facilities.
Pet Facilities: Pets are not allowed.
Special Diets Provision: Special diets are catered for.
Smoking Facilities: Smoking is not allowed.
Leave the motorway at junction 30 and follow signs to Budleigh Salterton.
The junction is 20 minutes away from the town.
When travelling south west you will find a sign post to Budleigh Salterton about 5 miles past the Honiton by pass.
Leave the main road and keep going until you reach Budleigh Salterton town centre.
At this point refer to the directions below.
From Budleigh Salterton town centre
Go through the town centre and at the far end you will see a shop on your right The Creamery.
Fore Street Hill is opposite this (on your left).
Go up the hill for about 150 metres and just after a sharp right hand bend Simcoe House entrance is on your right.
Park anywhere on the driveway.
Our front door is at the foot of a flight of steps.