Sheplegh Court is a magnificent, historic country house, set in 22 acres of beautiful tranquil grounds nestling in the folds of a lovely valley with extensive gardens, woods, parkland and views across glorious South Devon countryside. The country house is divided into luxury apartments with superb on-site facilities, an all-weather tennis court, conservatory, indoor heated pool (open all year), outdoor heated pool (June to September), sauna and snooker room with full-size table. In 1944 it became the headquarters of General Eisenhower during rehearsals in Start Bay for the D-day landings. It was the venue for a famous planning meeting between Eisenhower, Churchill, De Gaulle and Montgomery.
5 Sheplegh Court (1st & 2nd Floor)
A comfortable and well-presented two-storey flat with lovely views over the gardens. The accommodation is tastefully furnished and very well equipped, and is an ideal base for a family or couple looking for a peaceful retreat in an idyllic country setting. One allocated parking space.
Sheplegh Court is located in the heart of the South Devon countryside approximately 4 miles West of the historic naval port of Dartmouth, and 3 miles from the nearest beach at Blackpool Sands. In 1944 it became the headquarters of General Eisenhower during rehearsals in Start Bay for the D-day landings. It was the venue for a famous planning meeting between Eisenhower, Churchill, De Gaulle and Montgomery.
Very pleasant views over the courtyard and the gardens from most rooms.
From a communal entrance a flight of stairs lead to the flat on the first floor.
The open-plan living accommodation features a modern kitchen with white hi-gloss units, four-ring ceramic hob and electric oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and breakfast bar with two stools. The carpeted sitting area has a double leather sofa, two occasional chairs, glass coffee table, flatscreen TV and DVD player. Folding wooden dining table with four chairs.
At first floor level is a twin bedroom with two single beds, bedside table, dressing chair and fitted wardrobe. On the top (second) floor is a lovely master bedroom with double bed, bedside units, seating/day bed, fitted wardrobes, and en suite with shower, w.c. and wash-hand basin. Double patio doors lead out to small terraced balcony with lovely views. N.B. All duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels (excluding beach towels) are supplied.
In addition to the en suite (above) there is a tiled bathroom on the first floor with bath, shower (over), w.c. and wash-hand basin.
Sheplegh Court residents have full use of an indoor swimming pool, sauna, snooker room, outdoor heated pool (outdoor pool open between 30th May and 30th September) and all weather tennis court.
Communal laundry with commercial-size washing machine and tumble dryer (available at additional cost)
22 acres of gardens, parkland and woodland.
One allocated parking space.
OTHER INFORMATION Mostly carpet throughout with laminate and tiling in the kitchen and bathroom. Electric heating and instant hot water. Strictly no smoking or pets permitted. Wireless broadband internet available.