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1 Strode House is part of what was once a very grand stable block that stands alongside Barrington’s Court House. Relax in the comfort of this magnificently refurbished cottage, and enjoy views across the landscaped gardens of the sixteenth-century Court House. Guests may explore the formal gardens, and there are plenty of lawn areas for games and picnics. The lovely Ham-stone village of Barrington is a 5-minute walk away and has a fine local pub.
Heating: Oil central heating included.
Garden: Guests have the use of a communal resident garden area.
Parking: There is parking available for one car next to the cottage, with further parking available in the main visitor car park.
Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer are a combined washer/dryer.
The South West region is probably England's most well-known holiday hotspot, being home to some of the most famous seaside resorts. Pretty villages and harbours in Cornwall, many with sweeping sandy beaches, such as St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to name but a few, give way to sophisticated seaside resorts in Devon and Dorset which include Bournemouth, Torquay and Ilfracombe. The history of this region is unrivalled; Wiltshire's spectacular downland and the stone circles at Avebury and Stonehenge, through Hardy's Dorset, dramatic Dartmoor and gentler Exmoor, to the mining landscapes of Cornwall and West Devon, which are now recognised as being of international significance, having been awarded World Heritage Site status in 2006. The Trust protects 370 miles of the coastline in Devon and Cornwall and, wherever you are in the two far western counties, you're never more than 25 miles from the sea. As well as this peninsula, the Trust also cares for much of the countryside in Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset and a wide array of fascinating properties to visit and explore. Not surprisingly, perhaps, this area is also home to the widest selection of National Trust holiday cottages.