North Bovey, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 8RA | Property for sale | Savills
153.01 sq m
Excess of £1,000,000(28,716,122 EGP)

North BoveyNewton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 8RA


    Key features

    • Charming Grade II listed cottage
    • Brimming with period charm
    • Outstanding finish and interiors
    • Pretty rear garden with stone outbuilding
    • Prime village location, opposite the village green

    An utterly charming and immaculately presented Grade II listed cottage with a fabulous garden in the heart of a beautiful and thriving village.

    About this property

    • Stonecross Cottage has been completely refurbished by the current and is part of an original Devon longhouse, some of the structures and features are believed to date back to Medieval times. Understood to have been built by wool farmers, the animals would have walked through a passage which is now the most stunning of kitchens and in the stables at the rear of the garden.

      Inside, the interiors and feel of this charming cottage are quite superb and the attention to detail is exceptional throughout. The kitchen/breakfast room is clearly the heart of the home and is centred around the Aga with the breakfast area enjoying the most wonderful outlook over the lovely village green. There are concertina doors that open out onto the front terrace which is the perfect spot for alfresco dining.
      The double aspect sitting room is brimming with period charm and wonderful views over neighbouring countryside, there is a stable door that provides side access alongside a luxurious fireplace creating a lovely cosy atmosphere. Further accommodation on the ground floor includes the snug with its attractive décor and impressive feature fireplace and a downstairs cloakroom.

      The original staircase rises to the first floor landing to three magnificent bedrooms all enjoying their own identity, an exquisite double vanity bathroom with a roll top bath and vies over the garden and a further shower room..

      Stonecross cottage has recently been used as a highly successful holiday cottage; figures can be provided upon request.

      Images courtesy of Unique Homestays.

      Gardens and Grounds
      Outside there is a wonderful, private rear garden which is mostly laid to lawn with a lovely seating area. There is a pretty, stone-built outbuilding to the rear of the garden which is currently used as storage and provides potential for a home office / studio or further income potential, subject to the necessary planning consents (Architects plans available upon request). To the front a wonderful terrace directly outside the kitchen/breakfast room, perfect for soaking up the village atmosphere. There are views over the pretty village green with one of Devon's most popular pubs and off road parking.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Stonecross Cottage is absolutely beautiful, the interiors are utterly charming and the village setting is just wonderful.

    Tom BedfordProperty agent

    Local information

    • Whilst Stonecross Cottage enjoys a rural and peaceful setting amongst Dartmoor's spectacular scenery of moorland and wooded valleys, it is only about 13 miles from Exeter where there is excellent communications including access on to the M5 motorway, railway stations with mainline connections to London and an international airport.
    • The quaint and charming village of North Bovey is a mix of period houses and cottages, nestled around a lovely village green with an incredibly popular pub and a 14th Century Church, whilst the nearby moorland town of Moretonhampstead provides a wide selection of local facilities and amenities. A little further to the north is the beautiful and popular old market town of Chagford with a wider range of facilities including an excellent selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and other amenities. About 16 miles away, via the A30, the town of Okehampton has a similar offering of amenities as well as a Waitrose. The renowned Bovey Castle Hotel which has an excellent golf course and spa is about two miles away while the award-winning Gildleigh Park Hotel is about 6 miles distant.

    Additional information

    • Moretonhampstead about 1.5 miles Chagford about 4.2 miles Exeter about 13.5 miles
    • Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage.
    • Oil central heating
    • Directions: Leaving Moretonhampstead on Pound Street, continue on this road which becomes North Bovey Road. When entering the village of North Bovey the village green will be on your left hand side and Stonecross Cottage will be found opposite, next to the church.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: TBC