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The Robert Adam Orangery is one of Britain's finest historic seaside houses
LettsRetreat’s first eco retreat at Mamhead Park is full of historic architecture. This ancient seaside estate that harks back to the Domesday book is today one of the leading boutique estate retreats.
The Robert Adam Orangery is a delight in its glowing Bath stone. It is the oldest building on the estate. Now nearly 700 years old. It is a magnificent historic Romanesque house designed by Robert Adam, the famous British architect.
The views over the Exe estuary and out to sea are breathtaking.
The stone terraces in front of the Robert Adam Orangery are perfect for lounging, lunch and evening drinks. The terrace gardens host a wealth of rare plants and stunning open-air art.
The Robert Adam dome room with its 35ft high ceiling and circular skylights are dizzying. It leads out to the terraces and inwards towards the internal courtyard and other reception rooms.
The private art collection is astounding.
The Capability Brown gardens are a feast year round, hosting one of the most diverse collections of ancient and younger trees. Wildlife is everywhere. Birdsong abounds. Plants flower in rotation through the year in the sheltered micro-climate.
If you would like to find out more about our eco estate in Mamhead Park on the southern tip of Exeter City, go to our public website.
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