Victorian Rectory

Riddlecombe - Devon
Manor House
22 Guests
12 Bedrooms / 12 Beds
12 Full

About this listing

Victorian Rectory is a fantastic manor house in Devon ideal for anything from a special celebration to a relaxing holiday in the Devonshire countryside. This Grade II listed Victorian house dates back to 1826, and was bought by the current owners in 1991. The 12 bedrooms can accommodate 22 adults, and there is extra space for 2 children if required. Enjoy breathtaking views of bountiful fields from every room that this holiday home near Exeter offers. It is comprised of the Main House and the Granary which is situated right behind it. The current owners assembled a culturally diverse collection of art and sculptures which really adds to the beauty of this manor house in Devon. A contemporary twist is evident thanks to the inspiring blend of conventional furnishings and modern-day facilities.

This house to rent near Glastonbury is also pet-friendly, meaning your animals can accompany you (prior request) on your holiday. Not only will you enjoy a luxurious interior, but Victorian Rectory also comes with a solar-heated swimming pool, infrared sauna, all-weather tennis court and also a croquet lawn. If you’re looking for a stag or hen party venue near Torquay, you will be delighted to know that this venue will make a perfect fit. Furthermore, this holiday home near Exeter offers meadows for camping as well as a helicopter landing area, if necessary. Victorian rectory will give you a truly luxurious feel and a holiday to remember. Whether you’re celebrating a family get-together, corporate event, anniversary or just a holiday, this house to rent near Glastonbury is a great choice.

Reception Rooms

This Devon manor house features two lovely reception rooms, one of which features a wooden table for 24 guests. It also comes with floor-to-ceiling windows through which you can enjoy views of the surrounding picturesque grounds. The second lounge is perfect to gather your group for a cosy night in. It features a crackling open fireplace – perfect for those storytelling nights with some hot chocolate.

If you choose to prepare your own meals during your holiday or special event, the home cooks in the group will love the fully-equipped kitchen that features everything you would need to prepare a restaurant-quality dish. You can enjoy this all together on the large dining table for 24 guests. If you would rather relax and not worry about cooking, you can also hire catering services that the owners will gladly recommend.


The 12 generously-proportioned en-suite bedrooms spread across Victorian Rectory and The Granary can accommodate 22 guests. 7 of the bedrooms are located in the Main House and are on the 2 upper floors, including a kids room on the top floor with 3 smaller beds.

First floor features:

  • Principal room with a king-size bed (sleeping 2) 
  • Parisian room with a king or a twin bed (sleeping 2) 
  • Garden room with a queen-size bed (sleeping 2) 
  • Peacock room with a double bed (sleeping 2) 

Second-floor features:

  • White room with a king-size bed (sleeping 2) 
  • Cherry room with a king or a twin bed (sleeping 2) 
  • Princess room with a super king-size bed (sleeping 2)

The Granary features:

  • Studio featuring three single beds downstairs and a king-size bed upstairs (sleeps 4)
  • 1 bedroom with a double bed adjoining the yoga studio (sleeps 2) – only available occasionally 
  • 1 bedroom with two four-poster beds in the courtyard room (sleeps 4)


Take a dip in the solar-heated outdoor swimming pool or start a tennis tournament in the all-weather tennis court, this holiday home near Exeter comes with both. Additionally, there is a games room with a snooker table as well as a croquet lawn. Victorian Rectory is also a child-friendly accommodation and comes with a treehouse which would be a haven for the young ones to explore. There is also high-speed WiFi in case you want to finish off some work.

This manor house in Devon also comes with a yoga studio if you feel like clearing your mind. Here, you will find recreational facilities for yoga practices and pilates. Whether it’s an organised class for 24 or for solo-practices, the zen atmosphere in this room will take you on a trip to Bali.

The pool comes with a fantastic outdoor area with furniture perfect to just chit-chat, relax or tan on a warm day. The gardens are just beautiful and you can enjoy a cup of tea overlooking the fields of Devonshire.


This holiday home in Exeter is ideal for corporate events like conferences, product launches, training programs or team building events. Delegates can come together at Victorian Rectory which will provide lovely spaces for creative brainstorming and discussions. There is a large outdoor table where you can carry out your meetings or conferences. The dining table also works well as a conference table. In your free time, you will have access to plenty of entertainment including tennis, swimming, yoga, and a snooker table. If you are at Victorian Rectory for a corporate team building, we can arrange several on-site activities to make your stay even more special.  


Victorian Rectory is partially accessible. This house to rent near Glastonbury has previously used ramps in the studio and cobbled rooms, but cannot be classified as totally accessible because of the gravel paths.

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  • Guests: 22
  • Bedrooms: 12
  • Beds: 12
  • Bathrooms: 12
  • Type: Manor House



  • Corporate Events
  • Games Room
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Marquee Hire
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Gardens
  • Yoga / Dance Studio


Active Life
Ajz Activity Centre (32.92 mi)
Excellent 2 reviews
Sports Direct (14.13 mi)
Good 1 reviews
croyde beach (14.22 mi)
Excellent 5 reviews
Arts & Entertainment
Crafts Gallery Griffins Yard (7.61 mi)
Good 1 reviews
As Crafty As You Like (12.39 mi)
Good 1 reviews
14 the Gallery (12.39 mi)
Excellent 1 reviews
Zukis Cafe & Takeaway (5.05 mi)
Excellent 2 reviews
Kings Arms (5.18 mi)
Excellent 1 reviews
Walkers Fish & Chip Shop (7.33 mi)
Good 3 reviews


  • Allow additional guests: No

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