White Horses - Main House


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5 bedrooms

Up to 12 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: WHMAIN
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Central heating
  • Designated parking
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Nearby shop
  • Short breaks available
  • Tumble dryer
  • Village
  • Washing machine
  • Waterside
  • WiFi


White Horses is a handsome, detached 19th Century property set in the beautiful South Devon village of Bantham, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated just a stone’s throw from the long sandy beach - a surfer’s paradise, and the iconic Burgh Island, this much loved holiday home offers flexible accommodation for large groups or families and provides a fabulous base from which to enjoy this stunning location any time of year.

Immersed in the village, with stunning coastal views from many of the rooms, there is simply no better place to relax and unwind than here, beside the sea, at White Horses.

Please note: there is a secluded lodge tucked privately behind the property, occasionally visited by one of the owners.

Accommodation: Approached from a gravel driveway, level access into the large lobby. Extensive kitchen, beautifully fitted with breakfast bar and huge dining area to seat 18 with fabulous views from the concertina patio doors across the verandah and gardens towards the sea. Steps lead down from the kitchen diner to a comfortable lounge with corner sofas, log burner and large wide screen television with Sky TV, books and games. The lobby leads to the ground floor separable accommodation area of Butter Bay. Open plan kitchen – living area with dining table to seat 4, 4ft 6 inch sofa bed, flat screen TV and galley kitchen equipped with electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher. Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with 4ft 6 inch bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers. Shower room with WC and hand basin. A door in the hall way leads directly from Butter Bay out to the garden path.

From the main lobby is the slate-tiled twin-shower wet room and laundry area with washing machine and tumble drier, drying racks for wet suits and sports equipment. There is also access to the rear of the property, so ideal for hosing down dogs and youngsters after a day at the beach

First Floor: Glass-panelled staircase leads up to the separable area of Island View with lounge and balcony overlooking Burgh Island, flat screen TV, bookshelves, 4ft 6inch sofa bed and armchair. Separate kitchenette with dining table to seat 4, electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment, door to rear access steps. Master bedroom with sea views, 5ft king size double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. En suite bathroom with bath and shower over, heated towel rail, WC and basin. Bedroom 3: Sea facing, with 6ft superking bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers, superb views and steps leading up to the balcony overlooking the garden. Bedroom 4: Bunk bedroom with 4ft double on the lower bunk and 3ft single on the upper bunk, chest of drawers. Family bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and basin. The second separable area is River View, which benefits from an open plan kitchen and living room, dining area for two, sofa, flat screen TV and river views. The kitchen is equipped with electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave, and a door leads directly to the rear wooden patio area and spiral staircase. Bedroom 5 with 5ft king size double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. En suite shower room with basin and WC

Outside: Large lawn edged with shrubs, the gardens extend down from the lawn to paths running amongst landscaped shrubs leading down towards the river’s edge.

A path leads around the rear of the property to a lower ground floor studio, completely separate from the main house which is infrequently occupied during the winter. 


Parking:  Ample parking for up to 6 cars on gravel driveway


  • Included: Bed linen, towels, (guests must provide their own beach towels), Wifi, Electricity and oil fired central heating, travel cot and high chair.
  • Beach:  400 metres                         Shop:   100 metres           Pub:   opposite.
  • Golf:   1 mile       Town:   Kingsbridge 4 miles, Modbury 5 miles
  • Pets: Up to three well behaved dogs welcome ( Pet charge £25.00 per pet per week.)


November 2017

May 2017

Wonderful property for multigenerational stay. We were 11 adults from age 20 to 81. We also had three dogs and the walking was convenient and good. The wild flowers were beautiful and I have never seen bluebells so close to a beach before. Also a special mention for the shop (perhaps a 100 yards away for breakfast and papers etc.) And the pub The Sloop which was even closer offering lovely generous food and the dogs were welcome. The view over the estuary to Burgh Island was outstanding and ever changing with the tide .

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