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9 bedroom detached house for sale

Ugborough, Ugborough Ivybridge, Devon, PL21

Under Offer £745,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Rooms
  • Study
  • Larder/Store
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Outbuildings
  • 22.5 Acres

Full description

Grade II Listed Farmhouse with traditional buildings, Kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, drawing room, study, larder/store, 9 bedrooms, bathroom. Outbuildings, 22.5 acres pasture land.


Higher Bowcombe is on the edge of the village of Ugborough. Ugborough is a unique village set around a square offering two local public houses, primary school and church that dates back to 1121. Ugborough is a family village with a strong community just minutes from the A38 providing easy access to both the cities of Plymouth and Exeter. The secondary educational facilities are provided a short distance away at Ivybridge.


Grade II listed 9 bedroom farmhouse, early 19th Century, with accommodation on three floors with a single storey kitchen. There is a rear yard and adjoining courtyard of traditional stone and slate barns. Garden at the front plus kitchen garden, two ranges of farm buildings and set in 22.5 acres. The land is principally pasture lying to the south of the farmstead.


The dwelling itself is externally rendered under a mainly slate roof, the main section has three storeys with extensive sash windows on the southern elevation. There is a single storey addition on the ground floor, see plan, kitchen with utility with its own separate access. Along the southern elevation of the house are two fine reception rooms each with sash windows and window seats enjoying magnificent views over open countryside. The dining room has a fireplace with brick fire back and fireside storage, whilst in the drawing room there is a marble fireplace with inset Victorian grate and delightful hearth. Both these rooms have fireside alcoves and storage. The entrance hall is a magnificent feature of the property and leads through to the rear with arches and a fine staircase leading to the first floor. There are additional storage rooms on the ground floor. On the first floor stairs lead up to a spacious landing, passing a bathroom on the mezzanine with rooms off the landing. Further stairs lead to the second floor landing with access to all second floor rooms.


Hardened entrance drive leads past the land to the house. Extensive turning and parking to the rear of the house, concreted yard with adjoining storage sheds, slate storage tank. To the front of the house the lane moves on to a concrete yard with access to the fields and some derelict stone buildings. Traditional courtyard of stone and slate buildings around a central courtyard. Granite lintels.

To the rear of the buildings a further concrete yard leads to a Devon Contractors stock yard, concrete stock yard in front measuring approximately 45 x 25 with a corrugated roof. The principal range of modern buildings with access to the south of the entrance drive comprise two buildings.

Building 1

22 m x 11 m, concrete block under corrugated iron, this building is a stock yard with extensive sloping concrete yard with feed manger and rack, beyond two concrete based former silage clamps.

Building 2

Again concrete block under corrugated roof, open stock yard measuring 4.8 m x 13 m. Two timber horse boxes have been introduced on a concrete plinth.

Delightful kitchen garden belonging to the east of the house, see plan. Lane leading to the rear. To the south of the house are walled gardens principally level lawn with flower borders.

Agents Note

Please note the condition of the buildings is poor and considered potentially dangerous. Do not access these buildings on viewings.


Private water from a spring leading from a quarry beyond, gravity feed into the house and formerly to the buildings. Mains electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating with radiators throughout most of the property.

Local Authority

South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:


Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.

Directional Note

From Totnes head out towards the A38 and head west. Exit at Wrangaton and turn left heading south. At Kitterford Cross turn right and pass the garage on the left hand side. Take the next right into Ugborough, continue past the Square and then turn left at the far end heading out of the village. The entrance to Higher Bowcombe Farm is on the right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
17 February 2012


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