A Magnificent Grade II listed home with sea views, forming part of the Rousdon Estate. Based on the border between Devon and Dorset.
Peek House forms part of the substantial middle wing of the Victorian former Manor House. Set in the gated estate of Rousdon with its private beach, Peek House offers luxury self-catering for those special celebrations and family gatherings. A home with a stunning combination of style and warmth.
Peek House is a stunning example of Victorian Architecture. Meticulously decorated and built in the 1870’s this was the private house of Sir Henry Peek and then a school in the last century.
As you drive through the pillared entrance along the tree-lined driveway, your approach to this impressive property gives suggestion of the grandeur yet to come. There is hundreds of acres of garden and woodland on The Rousdon Estate, providing guests young and old with an enchanting space to explore and enjoy.
From *£550 – £1250 per night.
*Prices may vary between low season and high season.
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The main living areas are focused within the ground floor, large kitchen, dining area, family room and snug.
Gather the family around the open fire for long nights of board games and friendly competition. Peek House flaunts a cinema room, abundant living spaces and vintage touches.
Set over four levels and linked together by a large staircase, the centre piece of which is a locally handmade ornate vine – a simple yet elegant touch.
The basement space is great for kids boosting air hockey, pool and a cinema room. There is a treatment room in the basement allowing for private treatments. Whether it’s a manicure or a luxury head massage to wind away the stresses of the day.
Dogs are welcome, however please ensure they are kept off all soft furnishings.
Seven spacious bedrooms are spread over two floors, meticulosusly decorated and enjoying garden views. The first floor has five double bedrooms, all generously spacious and airy.
The spacious four-poster master suite has a beautiful en suite bathroom with walk-in shower and a dressing room to allow plenty of pamper space. Sitting on the top floor with another double bedroom this allows for complete privacy and escape.
Five of the bedrooms are completely en-suite and the ground floor and basement both enjoy from the benefit of separate shower rooms.
This large seaside abode is well equipped for self-catering stays, with everything you’d expect in a luxury home from home.
The kitchen is a spacious open area with a large central preparation table. Set with modern conveniences such as two Miele fridge freezers to store enough food and drink for everyone, a double range cooker and a microwave oven, a dishwasher, and a modern style coffee machine with Nespresso Pods which we have provided for you.
The Rousdon Estate: The 350 acre Rousdon Estate dates back to the 1870s when Sir Henry Peek commissioned a Tudor style mansion, which is now Grade II* Listed, to be built on the land. The estate later became a school until it was sympathetically sub-divided into six properties for residential use. Peek House is located in an enviable position on the private Rousdon Estate. The estate is about 150 metres above sea level and the parkland provides an array of woodland and countryside walks bordered by a private beach on the dramatic East Devon Jurassic coastline.
There is a private car parking area offering ample parking for multiple cars and room for a car in front of the property.
On our arrival to Peek House, we were amazed by the main mansion which faced us on our way up the drive. We were politely greeted by Emilie, who showed us around the house and explained the dynamics of the estate and also directions to the private beach which was utterly perfect – Although quite a walk back up to the house. The house itself was like something out of a film. Through the front door we were welcomed into the entrance hall which had lots of information on the local area and things to do.
The kitchen was everything we had imagined and more. Our expectations had been exceeded. There was range style cooker and lots and lots of cupboard space for storing our food shopping. The super large fridge freezers were ample for our families. The living areas are grand and beautiful, just as the photos show.
We all slept beautifully, the beds were very comfortable. Overall a lovely house, sparkling clean, with everything we needed. Thank you.