D R Kivell & Partners

Tel: 01822 810810

Email: sales@drkivellandpartners.co.uk

PL19 0NW

Lewdown, Devon

£850,000 Sold (STC)

4 Bedroom House - detached

  • 4 Bedrooms in the main house
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Detached Studio
  • Very Well Presented
  • Large gardens & Grounds
  • Feature decking area
  • Unrivalled rural location
  • Easy access to Tavistock
  • Excellent road links

SOLD Beautifully presented 4 bedroom privately set detached country home situated in a quiet Hamlet on the edge of Sydenham Estate. Added benefit of a detached studio, which offers potential for independent living, Office space and income opportunities. Large gardens and grounds with views.


Exeter 36 miles Tavistock 8 miles Okehampton 13 miles Launceston 9 miles Plymouth 23 miles

The House is in a fabulous position only 15 minutes drive from The A30 and 45 minutes to Exeter Airport and Exeter Railway Station with direct links to London. The nearest town being the world heritage town of Tavistock approximately 15 minutes away which offers full amenities, shopping, restaurants, etc. Both Okehampton and Launceston being circa 20 minutes away. Close to a range of golf courses and country pursuits. Between the moor and the sea. Located on a hillside surrounded by gardens and sun terraces overlooking a broad valley of pasture and trees with far reaching views. Facing south, south west enjoying sun from sunup to sundown and overlooking the Lyd River, a famous salmon fishing river. The popular towns of Tavistock, Okehampton and Launceston are within easy driving distance where a full range of amenities offering a variety of individual shops, high-end chain stores, traditional butchers, delicatessen, and an excellent range of recreational, medical and education facilities, including primary and secondary schools, both state and private. Excellent golf courses can be found in every direction, walking, riding and cycling in the quiet lanes and bridlepaths and easy reach of the coastline.

The Property

This turn key presented, country home has original parts believed to date back to the 16th century and has been restored by the current owners with every attention to detail and recently an architectural award winning kitchen/dining wing with a vaulted ceiling and cathedral window has been added. This light and airy house offers spacious and interesting accommodation; and is set in approximately half an Acre of gardens with sun terraces, lawns and extensive decking areas to take full advantage of the light and the views.

There is ample parking on a graveled drive with a double open fronted barn and adjacent storage, several other storage buildings can be found in the grounds and a large studio which has been converted and used by the current owners as overflow accommodation. The property is approached via a no through lane.

The whole house has been renovated to the highest standards with new oil heating boilers, (concealed radiators and underfloor heating), electrics and plumbing and high specification aluminium double glazing. The range of reception rooms offer great entertainment space to cosy TV and reading rooms. The large drawing room features oak floors, a wood burning stove set into a fireplace with a granite mantle, doors to the terrace and logia and a bar area with a granite topped wet bar. This room leads through to the new Kitchen wing, passing through a study/reading room. The excellently appointed Kitchen/Dining Room is a large open plan space as the hub of the home and has an adjoining fully fitted scullery, pantry and wine area. At the other end of the house are two more reception rooms; one used as a snug and in the oldest part of the house with exposed beams and a wood burner set into the original fireplace; the other being a TV room with exposed beams. Also located at this end of the house is a utility room, boiler room and storage.

The Accommodation

The accommodation briefly comprises: Spacious Entrance Hallway, Stairway down to living accommodation, Cloakroom, Drawing Room, Study/Reading Room, Open plan Kitchen/Dining Room, Scullery, Pantry, Wine Area, Snug, Utility Room, TV Room. Upstairs is a master suite of a bedroom with balcony, dressing room and a large bathroom. There are also 3 further bedrooms (1 ensuite) and a family Bathroom. All rooms are light and airy with lovely views.

Gardens and Grounds

The property sits within large well stocked, landscaped gardens on three sides, with a collection of mature plants, shrubs, bushes and established trees. There is also a small area set aside for vegetables and fruit bushes.


Water Mains
Drainage private
Electricity Mains
Heating Oil Central Heating
Telephone & Broadband
BT connection
Council Tax Band F
Floorplans To Follow shortly

Local Authority

West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0BZ.
Tel: 01822 813600.

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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