White Oxen Manor, Roundhouse


From £404

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3 bedrooms

Up to 6 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: ROUNH
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Designated parking
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Discount for small parties
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Dishwasher
  • Short Breaks available
  • Central heating
  • Garden or outside space
  • Washing machine


The three light and airy cottages at White Oxen Manor, retain many original features including owl slit windows and exposed beams and offer very comfortable and spacious accommodation personally maintained by the owners.  White Oxen Manor is an ancient listed Devon Longhouse standing in its own grounds, and these three delightful cottages have been converted from a 17th Century barn situated in the courtyard. They are set within a sheltered valley on the southern boundaries of Dartmoor National Park surrounded by fields and woodland.  They are ideally situated for visiting the moors, the lovely South Hams area, the ancient towns of Dartmouth and Totnes, nearby Dartington Hall and Devon’s wonderful coastline and beaches. The nearby tiny village of Rattery has one of the earliest pubs in the country dating from 1028. Guests are welcome to enjoy the land around the cottages.

Owl Cottage is a must as a romantic hideaway, Corner Cottage is spacious and ideal for a family and The Roundhouse features an unusual, very roomy and attractive living room, excellent for extended families. All the cottages are fully centrally heated, so ideal for winter breaks.

Entrance door from the courtyard into hall. Glazed door into smart, very well fitted and equippedkitchen with electric hob, built-in electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and microwave, all beneath massive overhead beams. Glazed door into lovely, spacious living roomwith curved exterior wall and windows overlooking the beautiful valley beyond. Two deep and comfortable sofas, chairs, TV, DVD player. Dining table to seat 6/8.  Stairs from the hallway to landing and the carpeted bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes. Master bedroom with valley views, 5ft bed, and en-suite bathroom with luxury bath and shower over, basin and WC. Further double room under a pitched pine ceiling with 5ft bed and courtyard views. Twin bedroom (3ft beds). Family bathroom with luxury bath and shower over, basin and WC.

At the rear of the property, is a level, fenced area of lawn from where the views can be admired. Table and chairs provided.

Area adjacent to the cottages.

  • Included: Bed linen, towels, WiFi, cot, high chair, electricity and central heating.
  • Pets: Up to 2 dogs welcome, a 3rd or puppies may be accepted by prior arrangement only.  Pet charge £25.00 per pet per week.
  • Telephone: No telephone provided, access to telephone in owner's house in emergencies. Mobile reception mixed.
  • Local Facilities: Shop 2 miles. Pub 1 mile. Beaches half an hour drive. Dartmoor 10 minutes  drive. Plymouth and Exeter approximately 25 minutes drive.

July 2017

A totally enjoyable return (as in many previous years) to this excellent property with its most helpful and friendly of owners in Philip and Margaret Andrade.

June 2017

This house was absolutely perfect for us. Fabulous location, equipped with everything we could possibly need, and spotlessly clean. The owners, Philip and Margaret, were so friendly and helpful. A real home from home. Particularly enjoyed the home made scones, jam and clotted cream. Can highly recommend and hope to return one day.

April 2017

A beautiful cottage in a great location. The beds were so comfortable. Plenty of hot water and the showers were superb. Owners were helpful and the cream tea on arrival was spot on . A great stay

February 2017

'Roundhouse Cottage' was very clean, comfortable and equipped to the highest standard. The description and pictures on the website were accurate in every way. 'Roundhouse Cottage' is set on the edge of Dartmoor National Park and places in the South Hams area are easily accessible as the A38 (Devon Expressway) is 2 minutes drive away. We would like to thank Margaret & Philip, the owners, for their warm welcome and the lovely cream tea on arrival. We would highly recommend 'Roundhouse Cottage' to anyone seeking the best in self-catering accommodation.

February 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Oxen Manor, the setting was superb and the cottage was clean throughout. The added touches of fresh flowers, scones, cream and jam were a real treat. We would like to say the owners Phillip and Margaret were really welcoming and especially kind to our children who enjoyed their visits to see Phillips horses. We would definitely recommend this cottage. Thank you Phillip and Margaret.

October 2015

Outstanding, helpful and really relaxing

April 2015

The cottage was excellent ,the owners very friendly and helpful The cream tea on arrival was delicious

December 2014

Toad Hall Cottages make a holiday a total pleasure from the moment you open the brochure to the last farewell glimpse of splendid accommodation.

November 2014

The proprietors were very welcoming and helpful at all times, consequently we felt at home and very relaxed. The accommodation was comfortable, warm and equipped to the highest standards. I would highly recommend this property to anyone seeking the best in self-catering accommodation.

November 2014

The Roundhouse was beautiful in every way. The owners extremely friendly and helpful, the house immaculate and the position for us was perfect on the edge of Dartmoor. However, obviously not so suitable for disabled as it is surrounded by hilly fields which makes for beautiful scenery. You need a car unless you are a good walker but that was no problem to us - our ages ranged from 76 down to 14 - but then we love Devon!!

August 2014

Lovely cottage, lovely owners we were made to feel most welcome. Well equipped cottage with nothing missing everything you could ask for. The cottage is set in a nice area, within reach of some great places. We very much enjoyed our stay and more than enough room for all six of us. lovely scones with cream and jam to welcome us Thank you would stay again

August 2014

fantastic cottage with lovely welcoming owners

April 2014

Excellent cottage, fantastically clean, really well equipped and well maintained, really friendly welcome and made to feel at home. Definitely recommend it an hope to visit again.

September 2013

I would recommend toad hall cottages to others

July 2013

Would highly recommend the property and very much hope to revisit next year

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