Skip to content
Get brand editions for Stags, Totnes

Rattery, South Brent








Ask agent

Describes how you own a property. There are different types of tenure - freehold, leasehold, and commonhold.Read more about tenure in our glossary page.

Key features

  • Attractive period property
  • 2316 sqft of accommodation
  • Great 'Lock up & Leave'
  • Communal grounds of 11 acres
  • Superb reception rooms
  • 4 / 5 Bedrooms
  • Private garden & courtyard
  • Parking & double garage
  • 999yr Lease
  • Council Tax Band G


A characterful Grade II* Listed 4/5 bed townhouse set within a beautiful gated private estate with glorious communal grounds of 11 acres, including an outdoor tennis court. An area of private garden with summerhouse, allocated parking and a double garage. EPC Band D.

Situation - The property is situated within the parish of Rattery, Rattery being one of Devons oldest villages and situated on the old travellers road from Kingsbridge to Bristol. The property is set within the beautiful Marley estate enjoying a gated entrance opening to 11 acres of beautiful parkland with wooded walks including a tennis court.

The nearby village of South Brent has a wide range of local shops and amenities including a health centre, dental surgery, fantastic primary school, three churches and two public houses. Secondary education can be found in the nearby towns of Ivybridge, Totnes and Ashburton and school buses to all 3 destinations pick up Marley entrance.

The bustling Medieval market town of Totnes is approximately 6 miles away and has a wider range of facilities which include a secondary school, a leisure centre/swimming pool, a unique High Street with many individual shops and boating opportunities on the River Dart

Description - 4 The Dower House is an immaculately presented townhouse, built in the 1990’s. The property sits in the grounds of and adjoins the Grade II* Listed 18th Century Manor House within the Marley Head Estate. Enjoying substantial accommodation across three storeys’, the property offers versatile accommodation with wonderful gardens, parking, double garage and separate guest parking.

Accommodation - The property is entered via a shared entrance from an inner hall. The ground floor is currently configured to create a formal dining room towards the front of the property with sash windows overlooking the front of the property and a feature fireplace. To the rear of the ground floor is a kitchen / breakfast room with flagstone flooring and equipped with a range of white wall and base units with an integral electric oven and hob as well as an Aga. French doors to enclosed patio.

The first floor features the master bedroom, the spacious double bedroom features a walk in wardrobe plus some fitted storage, as well as an en-suite shower room comprising a shower, wash basin and WC. Large linen cupboard. In addition, there is another double bedroom on this floor currently being used as a sitting room in addition to a single bedroom.

The second floor features two further double bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms consisting of a shower over bath, wash basin and WC plus access into the eaves for storage.

Outside - To the rear of the property is a private courtyard garden. A path leads to an additional section of private garden; laid predominantly to lawn with views looking back to the estate and an attractive summerhouse with decking.

In addition to the private gardens, there are extensive communal grounds and a tennis court.

From the driveway there are two allocated parking spaces and a double garage with power, lighting and outside tap with additional space to park in front of the garage doors.

Agents Note - Marley House was converted in 1996 and is sold with the benefit of the 999yr lease with 971 years remaining. The Freehold is self managed by the owners on the Estate, where the successful purchaser will be invited to become a Director on the Marley Estate Management committee. The property is subject to an annual service charge, which includes buildings insurance, all roof repairs and external fenestration decoration, plus the private water and drainage to the property. This saves the purchaser any mains water/drainage and buildings insurance costs. The amount payable in 2023 was £4,100/year. Ground rent of £10.00 per annum. (Frozen).

Services - Shared private water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Mains electricity. According to Ofcom, excellent mobile coverage and standard broadband connection is available. Airband broadband is currently hard wired into the property.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: . Email: customer. .

Viewings - Strictly by appointment through the agents please on .

Directions - From Totnes proceed away from the town towards Dartington. At Dartington proceed on the A385 towards Rattery and South Brent. At the roundabout take the 4th exit into the private driveway of the Marley Estate. Follow the drive to the left, continuing for 200 yards where the parking area for the property can be found.

What3Words: guesswork.shrimp.facelift


Rattery, South Brent

Tenure: Share of Freehold When the freehold ownership is shared between other properties in the same building. Read more about tenure type in our glossary page.

GROUND RENTA regular payment made by the leaseholder to the freeholder, or management company.Read more about ground rent in our glossary page.

Ask agent

ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGEA regular payment for things like building insurance, lighting, cleaning and maintenance for shared areas of an estate. They're often paid once a year, or annually.Read more about annual service charge in our glossary page.

Ask agent

LENGTH OF LEASEHow long you've bought the leasehold, or right to live in a property for.Read more about length of lease in our glossary page.

972 years left

Council TaxA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council tax in our glossary page.

Band: G

Rattery, South Brent


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Totnes Station4.9 miles
  • Ivybridge Station5.6 miles
Check how much you can borrow
Get a Mortgage in Principle
You'll have a personalised result in just 20 minutes and you could get viewings faster when you find the home you want, with no impact on your credit score.Powered bynationwide
Recently sold & under offer
See similar nearby properties
Get brand editions for Stags, Totnes

About the agent

Stags, Totnes

The Granary Coronation Road Totnes TQ9 5GN

Stags, Totnes

Stags' office in The Granary, Totnes isn't hard to find. It's an imposing historic stone building on Coronation Road, next to Morrisons supermarket, which offers ample parking. Stags has been a dynamic influence on the West Country property market for over 130 years and is acknowledged as the leading firm of chartered surveyors and auctioneers in the West Country with 21 geographically placed offices across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. We take great pride in the trust placed in our n

More properties from this agent

Industry affiliations

Property Redress SchemeNational Association of Estate AgentsRoyal Institute of Chartered SurveyorsAssociation of Residential Letting Agents


These notes are private, only you can see them.

Staying secure when looking for property

Ensure you're up to date with our latest advice on how to avoid fraud or scams when looking for property online.

Visit our security centre to find out more

Disclaimer - Property reference 32369200. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Stags, Totnes. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

*This is the average speed from the provider with the fastest broadband package available at this postcode. The average speed displayed is based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm). Fibre/cable services at the postcode are subject to availability and may differ between properties within a postcode. Speeds can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed at the property may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed and confirm availability to a property prior to purchasing on the broadband provider's website. Providers may increase charges. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.
**This is indicative only and based on a 2-person household with multiple devices and simultaneous usage. Broadband performance is affected by multiple factors including number of occupants and devices, simultaneous usage, router range etc. For more information speak to your broadband provider.

Map data ©OpenStreetMap contributors.

Your search history

You have no recent searches.