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Thorndon House, Brunel Room

4.91(313)SuperhostRewe, Devon, United Kingdom
Entire guest suite hosted by Jenni
3 guests1 bedroom0 beds1 bath
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Thorndon House was built in 1841, commissioned by the renowned engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Our Brunel Room offers privacy with its own entrance and is a self contained spacious room with everything you need for a short stay including: en-suite, tv, microwave, fridge, tea and coffee facilities. .A perfect location for a quiet get away but only 4 miles from Exeter which is easily reached by car or bus. Fantastic walks and wild swimming locally x

The space
Thorndon House is one of a handful of non-industrial works designed by the famous engineer during the construction of the Great Western Railway.
The Brunel room has been renovated into a lovely cosy place to stay with its own entrance and ensuite. It has an en suite with a powerful Mira shower, solid wood double bed with minimum 300 thread count linen, mini fridge for milk and perishables, microwave, 32" TV, tea and coffee facilities and a table to eat your breakfast at or do some work.
You will find a small selection of cereals in the cupboards, fresh milk (skimmed) for drinks and cereals. Please do bring your choice of bread as there is a toaster and jams in the room.
For those guests who are on holiday and would like a treat the following can be ordered:
Full Aga English £10
Toasted sourdough loaded with spinach and avocado topped with aga eggs £10
Fresh Belgian waffles with natural yogurt, mixed seeds and fresh fruit £10
(All the above comes with extra bread to toast and fresh fruit juice.
I will need at least 24 hours notice and subject to availability. I will always do my absolute best to meet your requests! X

Aga pizzas to order can be arranged. Variety of toppings so please do message me with choices. £15 each and include a pudding x

If you would like a “high tea” on arrival as a surprise or treat please do message me to arrange choices.
A high tea includes sandwiches, savoury nibbles, variety of cakes and a traditional cream tea displayed elegantly.
A high tea for two people is £20.

I have listed the Brunel Room as 3 guests. If booking for 3 I can pop a thick full size single mattress in the room for a third person/child, fully made up. The mattress will clearly reduce floor space during the stay so please do make sure you are happy with this arrangement before you book.
There is no wardrobe as such but we do have a discreet rail with a handful of hangers for dresses, coats, suits etc..
we also have a few other hooks around the room and bathroom for convenience.

There is no access to the main house via The Brunel Room which gives you plenty of privacy.
Wifi reliability is good even though we are rural. It can become slow at times depending on the time of day but it will get there. It is not fast enough to stream films so maybe download them before you arrive but good enough for the internet.
Wifi is available at all times.

Guest access
There is a bistro table and two chairs for you to use outside your room and plenty of walks and fields around x

Access to the room is separate from the main house so you can come and go as you please. Arriving late is no problem at all. I will send out full directions and arrival details once the booking has been received. There is parking for one car (please do have a look at the photos to view parking spaces).
The double door entrance to the Brunel Room is clearly marked in the car park.
Do go straight in when you arrive and I will come and say hello as soon as I can. X

Other things to note
If you are worried about COVID 19 I would like to reassure all guests each room will be deep cleaned and I will supply hand gel sanitiser and anti bac wipes to use in the rooms. All contact will be kept to a minimum and I have face masks and gloves to use if and when needed.

We also have books and games in the cupboard if you wish to borrow them. If you have not yet finished a book then you are welcome to make a small donation to keep it.

If you would like to borrow the iron and ironing board please do just ask and one will be made available for you. I do not keep these items in your room as I feel you would prefer the extra space.

Wifi available.


PIZZA
If you would like to order a home made pizza for the evening you arrive or any day throughout your stay please so send me a message. Can be easily arranged so you can stay in and relax if you would like x
Pizza and pudding for £15 x


I hope we have thought of everything. If not, please do let me know what I have missed so I can improve our service. Thank you x
Thorndon House was built in 1841, commissioned by the renowned engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Our Brunel Room offers privacy with its own entrance and is a self contained spacious room with everything you need for a short stay including: en-suite, tv, microwave, fridge, tea and coffee facilities. .A perfect location for a quiet get away but only 4 miles from Exeter which is easily reached by car or bus. Fantastic… read more

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Rewe, Devon, United Kingdom

Rewe is a lovely village with very kind and friendly residents. We have stunning views over the countryside towards Killerton and the River Culm with a picturesque stone bridge. During the late spring and summer months our closest neighbours are the cows and sheep who often come and say hello at the fence until the children come out! We have plenty of lovely birds flying around and the odd deer on the fields.
Rewe is a lovely village with very kind and friendly residents. We have stunning views over the countryside towards Killerton and the River Culm with a picturesque stone bridge. During the late spring and summe…

Hosted by Jenni

Joined in June 2015
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We are a family, living the Devonshire life. We have a beautiful place with stunning countryside and river views. We enjoy the outside, great food and meeting friends. We are respectful to others and always consider others' needs. We love spending days at the beach or river walks, pub lunches and evening BBQ's or meals around the table in winter months. I love baking and so there may be a treat waiting in the room if I have made a fresh batch of goodies. We have three children from 8 years old to 14. They are all well training to be polite and helpful to all guests! Lol x
We are a family, living the Devonshire life. We have a beautiful place with stunning countryside and river views. We enjoy the outside, great food and meeting friends. We are respe…
During your stay
We are a very friendly family who love to meet new people. We moved to Devon in December 2014 but have been busy exploring so we can point you in the direction of some lovely places to visit. We are happy to give you as much attention as you would like or are happy to leave you alone if you prefer some privacy.
I will always try my hardest to meet you on arrival, however, it is not always possible with three boys to taxi around.
If you let me know your time of arrival (ish) I will always inform you of arrival details and how to access the keys if I am not around.

PIZZA MEALS
If you would like to order a HOMEMADE AGA PIZZA and pudding for an evening meal during your stay please do message me or ask when you arrive. I would need 24 hour notice if possible.
£15 per person
Pizza choices: Margarita, goats cheese & caramelised onion, chorizo / pepperoni, chicken and pesto or BBQ chicken, Stilton and walnut.

Puddings vary depending on what I have made. X

Full English Aga Breakfast @ £10 each
Toasted sourdough loaded with fresh spinach, avocado and egg @ £10 each.
Fresh Belgian waffle with natural yogurt, mixed seeds and fresh fruit (£10)

Above includes bread to toast and fresh juice.
We are a very friendly family who love to meet new people. We moved to Devon in December 2014 but have been busy exploring so we can point you in the direction of some lovely plac…
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