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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Nr Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7

Guide Price £2,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Listed 17th Century Manor House
  • Integral 2 bedroom cottage
  • 1 bedroom Studio Apartment
  • Beautifully maintained gardens
  • Formal parterre, walled garden
  • Courtyard of outbuildings
  • PP for 4 full residential dwellings
  • Pasture, woodland, orchard
  • In all about 33 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stunning 17th Century house with 10 acres, range of period outbuildings with planning permission for conversion, further 22 acres pasture land, available as a whole or in 3 Lots.


Ranscombe Manor is located in a very pretty, private and tranquil setting, surrounded by stunning South Hams rolling countryside, yet conveniently situated about 1.7 miles from Kingsbridge. The estuary, about 1.5 miles to the west, provides a spectacular passage to Salcombe and the sea beyond. Kingsbridge has a wonderful and eclectic mix of shops, boutiques, restaurants and pubs, in addition to 2 supermarkets, leisure centre and the highly renowned secondary school, Kingsbridge Community College. The coast is within a few miles, offering excellent sailing at Salcombe and Dartmouth and sandy beaches at Thurlestone, Bantham, Slapton and Hope Cove to name but a few.


Ranscombe Manor, which is Listed Grade II* faces south and is built of dressed stone under a slate roof. In Pevsner's Devon, it is described as "17th century house of high quality'' which by 21st Century standards, now offers spacious and immaculately presented family accommodation.

The kitchen / breakfast room which is approached from the cross passage entrance hall, is beautifully fitted, with an Aga and integral appliances and is partly open plan to the sitting room, which offers a large open fireplace. In addition to these two reception rooms, is a formal drawing room and dining room, again both with open fires. The first floor is approached via two staircases, both leading to the landing and offering independent access to the master suite if required. There are a further 3 double bedrooms, with an optional fourth double bedroom if the dressing room is used as such.

There is a connecting door from the dining room in the main house, which in turn leads to the Cottage through the garden room. The cottage is beautifully presented with accommodation arranged over two floors and a delightful private garden and terrace. In addition to the cottage, is a self contained studio apartment.

Grounds and Outbuildings
The principal gardens are immediately around the house, comprising lawns, traditional beds, yew and beech hedges, specimen trees and a box parterre within a walled enclosure to the front. The stone walls, including those of the house are strewn with flowering climbers including an established wisteria. Stone steps lead to the stream fed pond, beyond which is the orchard. The walled kitchen gardens are well stocked and house a poly-tunnel. On the edge of the walled garden, external steps lead up to a pretty studio situated over a single garage, which was the original dovecote. In addition to this is large car port and workshop.

Lot 2 - Range of period outbuildings with Planning Permission for conversion to four dwellings - A fine range of period stone buildings with planning consent for conversion to 3 residential units and permission to convert a detached barn to the rear to a residential dwelling.
See Reference - 43/0452/12/F.

Available as a whole or in 3 Lots

Square Footage: 3,354 sq ft
Acreage: 33 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2016

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