View from Battisborough House

Battisborough House

Battisborough House is a fabulous Victorian detached house set in its own grounds with spectacular sea views.

View from Battisborough House

This beautiful property is the perfect place for extended families or large groups to enjoy a get together and take advantage of this most delightful hidden piece of South Devon.

Coast near Battisborough House

Built in 1898 as a large country home it was converted to a school in the 1950's. It still retains much of the original charm although it has undergone extensive refurbishment. The house is set over 3 floors and offers plenty of space to spread out and relax.

Rural setting

The house can cater for 2 separate types of groups: both catered and self catering. School groups of up to 60 or family/friends up to 24.

Battisborough House

The ground floor has a large galleried hall which has sofa and armchairs, piano, table tennis, TV and DVD.

Galleried hall

There is a large comfy dual aspect lounge with fabulous sea views which has plenty of seating and small library.



A small study is off the hall which also has seating, table and chairs and open fireplace.


The large dining room/refectory has 5 large pine tables and benches. The kitchen is fully equipped with more than you will need for a full house party.



There is a large AGA with adjoining 5 ring gas hob; industrial dishwasher; American style fridge/freezer; 3 sinks and ample cupboard space with crockery and cutlery for the largest of groups. There is a separate larder/freezer room with a chest freezer, industrial upright freezer, double fronted industrial fridge, together with a vegetable preparation sink and ample dry store shelving. There is also a small laundry comprising of washing machine, tumble dryer and drying rack, hoover and cleaning products.


Also on the ground floor is a shower room comprising of 3 showers and 3 toilets; a boot room (or dog bedroom!) and a cloakroom.

First Floor

On the first floor there are two twin/double rooms, two ensuite double bedrooms, two ensuite family rooms comprising of double bed and two singles and three dormitory style rooms with bunk beds. There is also a separate shower room with 3 cubicle showers and 2 toilets. There are a further 3 bathrooms all with baths and toilets and a further separate wc.







The top floor comprises many more bunk beds and bathrooms but is only available for school groups. Battisborough House is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Mothecombe and Noss Mayo. Located at the end of a private lane this stunning property is set in 6 acres of land which comprises of lawn and woodland. 

Cows in Field

There is a private tennis court 

Tennis Court

and direct access on to the South West Coastal path 


which takes you down on to the beautiful Mothecombe Beach.

Mothecombe Beach

The house is surrounded by private parkland estate. There are stunning, uninterrupted sea views from all the front facing rooms.

Front of House


Coastal Path


Coastal Walk

Friday Changeover with some flexibility
Arrive: After 4pm
Leave: Before 10am

DOGS: Love them

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Dec 21 - Jan 3

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