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Churston Old School House in Brixham, Devon

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sleeps 10
5 rooms
3 bathrooms

Churston Old School House description

Few buildings can claim such a rich and diverse historical contribution to their parish community as Churston Old School House. It is a well-known and much admired house locally, which is now for the first time, available as a wonderfully relaxing place for groups of friends and families to congregate for lazy holidays, action packed short breaks and special occasions.

Churston Old School House is in fact two beautiful cottages that are side by side and they seamlessly merge into one large and very interesting dwelling, offering accommodation for ten guests across five bedrooms.

The building itself is Grade II listed and constructed of local stone in a Tudor style, it has been lovingly restored and now combines original features and much character, with practical modern conveniences. The former main classroom is now a fantastic and vast dining or games room that is more akin to a banquet hall with vaulted celing, mezzanine and a wood burner for cosy nights in.

The surrounding area is perfect and it is a country pub and dog walkers paradise. Not only do you have a highly regarded Inn on the door step, but the South West Coast Path and several renowned beaches are a pleasant stroll across the golf course. There are two enclosed private pet friendly garden areas which are also perfect for hide and seek.

A short walk from the house is the excellent Churston Farm Shop plus a garden store and popular café. The ferry to Dartmouth is a five minute drive. Lupton Manor House is an absolute gem and is within walking distance, a delightful setting for a cream tea, a peaceful walk around the grounds or perhaps a wedding!

This is a superb destination for lovers of character and history. From the solid elm doors and working bell tower, to the original school coat hooks in the entrance hall, it has personality and charm by the bucket load and will leave a lasting impression on all guests lucky enough to stay.

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Two kitchens located on the ground floor with access to the garden. Gas oven, gas hob and microwave, with an Aga in the main house. Fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Breakfast bar.

Dining Room/Area

Very large dining room located on the ground floor. Table and ten chairs. Table and six chairs in the second dining room.

Living Room/Area

Two living areas located on the ground floor. Three sofas and five armchairs seating ten. Wood burning stove. Flat screen SmartTV with Freeview in both living rooms.

Master Bedroom

Located on the first floor within the Old School House. Double bed and a wardrobe.

Bedroom 2

Located on the first floor within Old School House. Double bed and a chest of drawers.

Bedroom 3

Located on the first floor within the Old School House. Twin beds.

Bedroom 4

Located on the first floor within the School Masters Cottage. Double bed, chest of drawers and a wardrobe.

Bedroom 5

Located on the first floor within the School Masters College. Furnished with a 'zip & link' twin as standard. If you require the beds to be configured as a double, please inform our bookings department. Chest of drawers and hanging rail.


Family Bathroom

Family bathroom located on the first floor with a bath and walk-in shower cubicle. Two cloakrooms located on ground floor with WC.

Bathroom 2

Second bathroom located on the first floor has a shower over the bath.

Bathroom 3

En suite to bedroom one has a walk-in shower cubicle.

Garden Description

Two enclosed private gardens with lawns, summer house and fruit trees. Outdoors table and chairs and barbeque.


Private off-road parking for three cars. Ample space for boat and trailer.

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