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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Sampford Spiney

Guide Price £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Hall
  • 5 Receptions, Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room, Cloakroom, Six Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Shower Room, Sep WC
  • Extensive gardens of around 1 Acre
  • Breathtaking views.

Full description

Pewtor Cottage is situated in a spectacular moorland location near to the sought after village of Sampford Spiney. Nestling just below Pewtor it is entirely surrounded by open moorland and enjoys some of the finest views Dartmoor has to offer. The spacious accommodation is adaptable and offers much charm as many original character features have been retained. Believed to be built in the late 18th Century it has been extended has oil fired central heating and the majority of the windows are double glazed. On the ground floor can be found a fine reception hall with open fireplace, five reception rooms, an oak fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom. On the first floor are six good size bedrooms all with fine views, a bathroom, shower room and separate wc. The mature gardens are particular feature of the cottage and extend to approximately 1 acre providing areas of lawn, various flowering shrubs, garage store, ornamental pond and swimming pool (in need of upgrading). With the town of Tavistock and the city of Plymouth being easily accessible Pewtor Cottage offers a rare opportunity to purchase a fine family home in a breathtaking moorland location. We strongly advise an internal viewing at the earliest opportunity.


Entrance Porch

With door to:

Reception Hallway

18'6 x 11'11 (5.64m x 3.63m)

Impressive stone fireplace; exposed beam ceiling; staircase to first floor; radiator; views over garden.

Drawing Room

19'11 max. x 18'0 max. (6.07m max. x 5.49m max.)

Extended room with brick fireplace; beautiful views over garden and moorland beyond; two radiators.

Sitting Room/Snug

13'2 x 11'11 (4.01m x 3.63m)

Feature stone fireplace with bookcase to alcove; radiator; window giving views over garden and moorland.

Dining Room

12'1 max. x 10'9 max. (3.68m max. x 3.28m max.)

Feature fireplace with granite lintel; radiator; passageway leading to drawing room.


10'1 x 8'9 (3.07m x 2.67m)

Accessed off the dining room; dual aspect windows with views; tiled floor; oil fired boiler.

Piano Room

10'1 x 8'5 (3.07m x 2.57m)

Part granite exposed walls; radiator; window onto moor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

23'4 x 13'11 (7.11m x 4.24m)

An impressive open plan room.

Kitchen Area

Fitted with an excellent range of oak wall and floor units with granite worktops over and incorporating a Butler sink; built-in oven, hob and extractor; part tiled walls; oil fired aga; integral fridge and freezer; slate tiled floor; views over the moor to Pewtor.

Breakfast Room Area

Oak floor; oak floor units with worktops over; radiator; exposed granite wall; double doors leading to gardens; stunning views of open moorland and Pewtor.

Utility Room

Slate tiled floor; fitted oak cupboards; Butler sink; plumbing for washing machine; radiator.


White sink comprising wash hand basin; low level wc; window to side; slate tiled floor.

Rear Lobby

Slate tiled floor; stable door.

First Floor


Window with views onto open moorland; access to roof space; door to inner landing.

Bedroom 1

15'0 x 14'0 (4.57m x 4.27m)

Radiator; built-in cupboard; dual aspect windows with stunning views of Pewtor and open moorland.

Bedroom 2

15'0 max. x 14'11 (4.57m max. x 4.55m)

Radiator; built-in shelving and hanging space; dual aspect windows with views of Pewtor and open moorland.

Bedroom 3

14'11 x 11'11 (4.55m x 3.63m)

Radiator; built-in cupboard; beautiful views over garden and moorland.

Bedroom 4

12'7 x 11'11 (3.84m x 3.63m)

Radiator; built-in cupboards; views over garden and moorland.

Bedroom 5

13'3 x 10'7 (4.04m x 3.23m)

Radiator; separate study area; stunning moorland and garden views.

Bedroom 6

9'8 x 9'0 (2.95m x 2.74m)

Radiator; separate study area; views of Pewtor.


White suite comprising bath; wash hand basin; heated towel rail.

Shower Room

Shower cubicle; wash hand basin; airing cupboard.

Separate Wc

Wash hand basin; low level wc; radiator.


To the side of the cottage is an area of parking with access to the rear lobby and side access to the gardens. In front of the double doors leading from the kitchen/breakfast room is a paved terrace and door leading to a store room. The terrace extends down to extensive mature gardens of approximately 1 acre. They are gently sloping, mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with various ornamental flowering shrubs and trees. Incorporated with the gardens are a vegetable plot, garage door, garage store, ornamental pond and a swimming pool which is in need of upgrading. Entirely surrounded by Dartmoor banks and hedging they offer a good amount of seclusion and give direct access onto the moor. The open moorland views are quite breathtaking.


From Tavistock Office continue to Bedford Square, turn right and right again at the mini-roundabout to Whitchurch Road. Take second left into Down Road to Tavistock Golf Club continue on the road across Whitchurch Down. At Warrens Cross continue before reaching the village of Sampford Spiney the road bears around to the right, here take the left hand fork into the 'no through road'. After approximately 100 yards turn left sign posted Pewtor Cottage follow this track for a short distance and it would lead to the cottage.

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09 May 2012


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