D R Kivell & Partners

Tel: 01822 810810

Email: sales@drkivellandpartners.co.uk

PL19 0NW

Ashwater, Devon


5 Bedroom Country House

  • Quietly located
  • Substantial and well-presented
  • 5 bedroom country house
  • 5 popular holiday cottages
  • 19.5 acres of gardens, grounds & paddocks
  • Amenity woodland
  • Fishing lake
  • Far reaching panoramic views

Impressive 5 bedroom country house, 5 popular holiday cottages, set in 19.5 acres of lawned & landscaped gardens, grounds, paddocks, amenity woodland & lake. The property is well presented & quietly located in the Devon countryside. Far reaching views.


The property is set in a quiet rural location approximately 2 miles from the popular village of Ashwater which offers local amenities including a primary school, general store/post office, parish hall, church and Methodist chapel and country pub.
The market town of Holsworthy is situated approximately 7 miles to the north west and provides a comprehensive range of domestic, commercial and leisure facilities including 18 hole golf course, medical centre, swimming pool and a wider variety of independent retailers and businesses surrounding the towns square where a weekly market is held every Wednesday.
The larger town of Launceston is approximately 11 miles to the south west and provides a good range of individual shops, supermarkets, restaurants, public houses, doctors, cottage hospital, veterinary surgery and both primary and secondary schools, including St Josephs independent school.
The port town of Bideford and the well-known Victorian coastal resort of Bude are within easy motoring distance, each offering a similar range of amenities.
Set close to the Devon/Cornwall borders, the property is within easy reach of the A30 dual carriageway and the dramatic landscapes of Dartmoor National Park, Exmoor National Park and Bodmin Moor are all within easy travelling distance.


The property is quietly located in a rural location and boasts a substantial and well-presented 5 bedroom country house and 5 well-equipped holiday cottages, all set within 19.5 acres of lawned and landscaped gardens, grounds and paddocks with amenity woodland and a fishing lake. Far reaching countryside views.

The characterful and welcoming 5 bedroom traditional farmhouse offers spacious and versatile accommodation and has a wealth of period features, whilst embracing easy modern living with oak flooring in the living room, dining room and entrance hall and travertine flooring in the kitchen/breakfast room. The house benefits from oil-fired central heating throughout and the majority of windows and doors are double-glazed.

The 5 cottages are traditional stone-built barns converted to a high standard of finish and are arranged around a large central courtyard.


The well presented and characterful accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance hall, Sitting room / study, drawing room, kitchen breakfast room, living room, dining room, cloakroom, Utility / boot room. On the first floor 5 double bedrooms (3 with en-ensuite facilities) and family bathroom.


Attached Store Room/Double Garage:

5.58m x 4.97m (18'4" x 16'4")

Gardens & Grounds

A tarmacadam entrance drive opens out into a large parking area at the front of the house and barns with a central rockery island leading onto the lawned gardens interspersed with shrubs, trees and flowerbeds stocked with a variety of flowering and evergreen shrubs. At the front of the house a paved patio provides an ideal opportunity for al fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying the far reaching views over the land, lake and surrounding countryside beyond. A separate and enclosed lawned garden provides a play and picnic area for the guests.


Poacher's Lodge

Entrance Lobby: 2.46m x 1.20m (8'1 x 3'11)

Sitting/Dining Room: 5.74m x 3.52m (18'10 x 11'7)

Double Bedroom: 4.40m x 2.93m (14'5 x 9'7)

Kitchen: 2.75m x 2.35m (9'0 x 7'9)

Bathroom: 3.02m x 2.34m (9'11 x 7'8)

Fisherman's Cottage

Entrance Hall: 3.76m x 1.28m (12'4 x 4'2)

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 4.46m x 3.03m (14'8 x 9'11)

Bathroom: 3.03m x 1.95m max (9'11 x 6'5 max)

Under stair Storage Cupboard: 1.90m x 1.65m (6'5 x 5'5)

Sitting/Dining Room: 6.75m x 4.37m (22'2 x 14'4)

On the First Floor

Landing: 2.86m x 2.38m (9'5 x 7'10)

Double Bedroom 1: 6.06m max x 4.72m (19'11 max x 15'6)

En-suite Shower Room: 2.08m x 2.03m (6'10 x 6'8)

Twin Bedroom 2: 5.48m x 2.30m (18'0 x 7'7)

Twin Bedroom 3: 4.34m x 2.37m (14'3 x 7'9)

The Tall Barn

On the First Floor

Entrance Hall: 1.92m x 1.59m (6'4 x 5'3)

Kitchen/Living Room: 8.10m max x 6.11m max (26'7 max x 20'1 max)

Bathroom: 2.45m x 1.89m (8'0 x 6'2)

On the Ground Floor

Twin Bedroom 2: 4.48m x 3.45m max (14'8 x 11'4 max)

On the Second Floor

Double Bedroom 1: 4.69m x 2.82m (15'5 x 9'3 )

The Old Parlour

Kitchen/Living Room: 5.75m x 4.69m (18'10 x 15'5)

Double Bedroom: 5.66m max x 4.59m max (18'7 max x 15'1 max)

En-suite Bathroom: 2.41m x 2.05m (7'11 x 6'9)

The Stable

Kitchen/Living Room: 6.85m x 5.18m (22'6 x 17'0)

Double Bedroom 1: 5.18m max x 4.31m max : (17'0 max x 14'2 max)

En-suite Shower Room: 2.04m x 1.97m (6'8 x 6'6)

Twin Bedroom 2: 3.53m x 2.58m (11'7 x 8'6)

Bathroom: 3.70m x 2.96m (12'2 x 9'9)

On the First Floor

Twin Bedroom 3: 3.41m x 3.11m (11'2 x 10'2)


Open-fronted Linhay Garage: 7.84m x 6.29m (25'9 x 20'8)
Providing parking for 3 vehicles.

Games Room: 6.99m x 4.90m (22'11 x 16'1)


Mower Store: 3.36m x 2.70m (11'0 x 8'10)

Storage: 2.60m x 2.02m (8'6 x 6'8)

Fishing Tackle Store: 3.64m x 2.39m (11'11 x 7'10)

Storage Shed: 3.39m x 1.63m (11'1 x 5'4)

Workshop/Store: 4.16m x 3.28m (13'8 x 10'9)

Stable block divided into 3 Loose Boxes with power and light connected.
Box 1: 3.45m x 3.39m (11'4 x 11'1)
Box 2: 3.60m x 3.39m (11'10 x 11'1)
Box 3: 3.57m x 3.39m (11'9 x 11'1)

Meet the Animals Area:
A series of enclosures provide livestock and poultry areas, ideal for guests to meet the animals. Various livestock and poultry buildings including:

Livestock/Loose Box: 6.96m x 3.44m (22'10 x 11'3)

Stable Block:
Divided into 2 Stables and Feed/Tack Room.
Box 1: 3.58m x 3.56m (11'9 x 11'8)
Box 2: 3.59m x 3.51m (11'9 x 11'6)
Feed/Tack Room: 3.59m x 1.72m (11'9 x 5'8)

Loose Box Building:
Box 1: 3.52m x 2.88m (11'7 x 9'5)
Box 2: 3.54m x 2.85m (11'7 x 9'4)

Field Shelter: 6.87m x 3.22m (22'6 x 10'7)


The land extends to approximately 19.5 acres, being approximately 10 acres of pasture and 9 acres of amenity woodland. Private footpaths weave through the woodland allowing guests the opportunity to enjoy the flora and fauna of the Devon countryside. Adjacent to the woodland is a large stocked amenity fishing lake with central island.


Water - Mains
Drainage - Private
Electricity - Mains
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection
Heating - Oil Fired central Heating (Cottages Electric) & Woodburner
Council Tax - F


The property is offered for sale freehold by private treaty with vacant possession on completion.

Agents Notes: None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only & are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. All figures, measurements, floor plans & maps are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements & wayleaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not.

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