At Dartmouth’s The Glasshouse, the only stones you’ll want to throw are skimmers on Blackpool Sands. Sleeping four in the epitome of architectural refinement, The Glasshouse comes with no surprises in its construction. Yes, it’s mainly glass.
The real surprises are elsewhere. Like the secluded garden, the Juliette balcony, the harbour views and the bi-fold doors that invite the ocean breeze to join you for a light tea.
At The Glasshouse, everything flows. The outside flows in and the inside out just as fluidly as the wine and conversation around the dining table. Life at The Glasshouse is transparently good.
The Garden View Room is a wonderful living space which occupies the whole of the ground floor, this room could be described as a dance floor!
With its clever planning and furnishings it is a fantastic room in which you can relax, cook, eat, drink and enjoy.
Throw open the bi-folding doors in the summer and catch the breeze or get all comfy and cosy in the winter and put on the impressive wall hung gas fire.
The outside space is just perfect – very private and very pretty.
The garden has been beautifully designed with a circular lawn, beach side pebbles and wonderful purple planting. It’s big enough for a game of swing ball or a bounce on the trampoline but also perfect for an intimate dinner on the deck or a lunchtime barbecue in the sun. Outdoor furniture and of course a barbecue are all provided.
The kitchen has all the latest appliances and gadgets and we think you will enjoy using the instant hot water tap, induction hob, Nespresso machine and wine fridge.The nearby cloakroom and utility room is very handy for housing the washing machine and tumble dryer and hiding all those things you don’t really want to see.
There is fantastic dining on offer nearby – Dartmouth and Totnes are brimming over with gourmet restaurants, inns and cafes from the Michelin-starred Angel in Dartmouth to Riverside Organic’s field kitchen.
Looking for a special meal without any fuss? Our highly rated chefs will prepare a celebratory meal to order, all cooked and cleared out of the way. Once the plates are cleared, they’ll leave you to enjoy the rest of the evening.
For special occasions, we can arrange all kinds of catering – from a simple buffet, to a summer BBQ or a fully catered holiday. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll sort it out.
The Castle View Room is a beautiful double room with neutral tones and light oak furniture which are set off by a wall of floor to ceiling windows in this stunning king size bedroom. There is an ensuite shower room. Open the doors to find yourself on a Juliette balcony with only glass separating you from those fabulous views of the River Dart.
In the Harbour View Room you really do feel like you are beside the sea in this nautically inspired room. Tastefully decorated in ocean blues and conveniently flexible so that it can be arranged as two single beds or one very big bed. There is a big bathroom and you will be blown away by the breathtaking views from your Juliette balcony.
The list of facilities provided for children is vast, and we have lots of child friendly ideas which will appeal to our younger guests and parents alike.
Tea in Teddy’s Tree House – the first thing your children will spy is the fantastic tree house built in one of our enormous cedar trees. Although the main garden is for our private use, we know the tree house is just too tempting to miss. We will therefore arrange a convenient time for your children to have a memorable tea in the tree house.
Dressing up boxes – dig deep to find some wonderful outfits, whether you are into super heroes or princesses, there’s something for everybody.
Barrington Bunny – come and meet Smudge the rabbit – very friendly and very fluffy and loves it when you feed him all those greens you don’t like!
Babysitting – we can recommend some reliable, experienced and friendly babysitters and also have an extensive collection of children’s books and Dvd’s to help entertain your children.
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