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South Brent, Devon, TQ10


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Key features

  • Excellent, accessible location
  • Georgian style townhouse
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • Spacious throughout
  • 3 en-suite bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms with marble fireplaces
  • Communal grounds with tennis court
  • Small patio and away garden
  • 2 generous double garage and versatile workshop/studio
  • Allocated parking for 3 cars plus visitor parking


6 The Dower House is a beautifully presented town house style property within the splendid Dower House forming part of the Grade II listed Marley House and includes parking, garages, workshop, communal grounds and an additional away garden along with small patio.

The spacious accommodation comprises entrance hall with understairs utility area with cloakroom facilites and door through to a spacious kitchen/dining area with Aga. A garden room with stunning slate marble fireplace and double doors open out to a small patio area which completes the ground floor. To the first floor is a large open landing with storage, exceptionally large and bright reception space with marble fireplace, window seats and space for a table and chairs. The master bedroom suite offers an en-suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. From the landing a spiral staircase rises to the second floor where there are two double bedrooms both with en-suites and built-in wardrobe space.

Externally the property enjoys extensive stunning communal grounds including a tennis court. 6 The Dower House also has an away garden which offers a great space with a decked terrace and lawn area with BBQ and seating area. Additionally the property benefits from two double garages and a workshop which have power and light offering a versatile space. There is also parking for three cars.

The Marley estate has had a long period of ownership by the Savery family from the mid 1500s lasting until 1711. The house was partly demolished and rebuilt in the 18th and 19th centuries and was occupied by several different families, ending with the Palks and the Carews. For most of the 20th Century it was occupied by an Order of Nuns, the Bridgettines and renamed by them as Syon Abbey. Marley House was restored and the Dower Houses added in 1990s, as a private gated estate of 17 dwellings which complement the Grade II* listed Manor House and extensive grounds, but each is unique internally.

Services: Mains electricty and private drainage via septic tank. Borehole water and mains backup. Oil-fired central heating and hot water.

Lease Information: Self-managed freehold. 999 year lease from 1995. Ground rent of £10.00. Service charge of £3200 per annum.

South Brent a thriving bustling Devon village situated on the southern edge of Dartmoor National Park. The village enjoys a wide range of shops, including supermarket, butchers, pharmacy, delicatessen, electrical shop and fish and chip shop. The professional services include a post office, health centre and dental surgery. South Brent has both primary and nursery schools with the senior schools being Kevics in Totnes, South Dartmoor College in Ashburton and Ivybridge Community College. Furthermore there are three churches, one hotel and two inns. For the more sporting, there are all weather tennis courts at the village recreation ground, and football and cricket pitches depending on the season. South Brent is conveniently located for the A38 Devon Expressway, having excellent communications with both Exeter and Plymouth. Dartmoor, with all of its natural splendour, is on the doorstep offering outdoor pursuits, nature and wilderness for all.

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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.

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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.


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.

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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

South Brent, Devon, TQ10


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Totnes Station4.9 miles
  • Ivybridge Station5.6 miles
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Marchand Petit, Totnes

Waterside The Plains, Totnes, TQ9 5DR

Marchand Petit, Totnes

Marchand Petit is a well-established independent estate agency offering exemplary vendor care. The highly experienced team of fifty staff all reside within the area and local to the individual branches.

The Totnes branch boasts a team of seven, all of whom joined the company to exercise their passion for property and to offer unrivaled customer service and local knowledge to both vendors and buyers alike.

With six offices concentrated in the South Hams in South Devon, backed up b

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