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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Down House Farm, Tavistock, Devon, PL19

Guide Price £430,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 25ft Sitting/Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 4 Bedrooms (1 En Suite)
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Level approximately 8 acre Pasture Paddock
  • Communal Tennis Court

Full description

A superb barn conversion with gardens and 8 acre paddock in a quiet courtyard setting. 25ft sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, 4 bedrooms (one en suite), garden, parking, level approximately 8 acre pasture paddock, communal tennis court.


The property is situated in a peaceful rural setting, only one mile from Tavistock. Straddling the fast flowing River Tavy, below the western edge of Dartmoor, Tavistock stands in the heart of an area of tremendous natural beauty. It is a classic Westcountry market town with a good and interesting range of shopping facilities, various state schools and renowned private schools, including preparatory and a senior college. Recreational facilities include golf courses, rugby, football, tennis clubs and indoor swimming clubs and The Wharf Cultural Centre and indoor sports.

Plymouth (16 miles), with its fascinating waterfront, offers the usual facilities including a cross channel ferryport and main line railway station with London Paddington approximately three hours away.


The property comprises an attached barn conversion with views over unspoilt farmland. The 25ft sitting/dining room has a Villager woodburner on a granite hearth and a triple aspect with double glazed windows overlooking the garden and fields beyond. The kitchen/breakfast room is well equipped and there are four bedrooms (one of which has en suite facilities), together with a family bathroom. The gardens are lawned with ample private and level parking. The pasture paddock extends to approximately 8 acres and has a water trough providing an excellent feature for those with equestrian or smallholding interests. Close by there is a communal tennis court shared between the four cottages that form the small and delightful hamlet of Down House Farm.

Ground Floor

Double glazed French doors to:-

Sitting/Dining Room

Villager room heater on granite hearth. Panelled radiators. Triple aspect with double glazed windows overlooking the garden and fields.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Range of work surfaces with oak fronted drawers and cupboards under and matching eye level cupboards. Single drainer sink unit. Four ring hob with oven under. Built in fridge freezer, dishwasher and automatic washing machine. Panelled radiator.

First Floor


Built in airing cupboard.


Comprising panelled bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Shower cubicle with Mira Excel shower. Towel radiator. Double glazed window to side.

Bedroom 1

Double glazed Velux roof light. Panelled radiator.

Bedroom 2

Double glazed window to front with views. Panelled radiator.

Bedroom 3

Window to front. Panelled radiator.

En Suite Shower Room/Wc

Shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. Low level WC.

Bedroom 4

Double glazed window with views. Panelled radiator.


The property is approached over a driveway which leads to a five bar gate and then into the private drive providing ample level parking. Adjacent to this there is a lawned garden. The land extends to approximately 8 acres and provides an excellent amenity.

Close by the property has the benefit of use of the communal tennis court (with 25% ownership).


Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Electric radiators.



Council Tax Band

Band E.

Local Authority

West Devon Borough Council 01822 813600.

Viewing And Negotiations

Strictly through the vendors' agents.


From Tavistock town centre proceed along West Street in a westerly direction and at the mini roundabout turn right onto the B3362 signposted for Lamerton. On the fringes of Tavistock and shortly after passing The Round House, turn left signposted Mill Hill and Milemead Fisheries. In approximately 100 yards turn left, signposted for Down House Farm and the property will be found at the end of this drive.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 July 2012


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