We are delighted that Strete Barton House has been nominated as a finalist in the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2012 -2013. We are also thrilled to have been awarded runner-up in the Herald Express Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2012, Bed and Breakfast, Guest House & Inn of the year.
Strete Barton House is a 16th Century Manor House which is home to an AA 5 star rated luxury guest house/bed and breakfast set in extensive grounds in the picturesque village of Strete, near Dartmouth in the South Hams area of Devon. Panoramic sea views across Start Bay from Start Point light-house to the mouth of the river Dart. Ideally situated to explore the South Hams; only one mile from the award winning beaches of Slapton and Blackpool Sands, Slapton Ley Nature Reserve and lake. The South West Coast Path is a mere 30 metres away.
Contemporary interior: bedrooms featuring luxurious pocket-sprung mattresses,
Egyptian cotton sheets and feather down pillows, wall mounted flat screen
TV with DVD/CD player, free Wi-Fi access, iPod dock/radio alarm clock, extensive beverage tray, mineral water
and luxury toiletries. Drawing room with sofas and armchairs and open fireplace.
Breakfast is served in the dining room overlooking the garden; full English
breakfast using local ingredients, an amuse bouche of seasonal fruit; fresh
home made fruit salad and local farm yogurts. On arrival guests are offered
home-made cake and tea or coffee served in the drawing room, or on the
terrace in our garden over looking the sea.
Strete Barton House is ideally situated between the stunning cove at Blackpool
Sands, and Torcross Village – with it’s beach and the Slapton Ley Nature
Reserve, however it is still only 5 miles from the multi-cultural river
town of Dartmouth. The sailing village of Salcombe is only 15 miles away,
whilst Kingsbridge, the principal town in the South Hams, is only 12 miles
to the west. We are fortunate to have two places to eat in the
village: “The Laughing Monk Restaurant” awarded Taste of the West Gold
Award 2010, and the “King’s Arms”, a traditional village pub serving ales and traditional pub food.