Southern House
414.16 sq m
Guide price £1,100,000(€1,247,041)

North HuishSouth Brent, Devon, TQ10 9NL


    Key features

    • Beautiful rural setting on edge of village
    • Elegant period house with many original features
    • Heated outdoor pool
    • Well established gardens and paddock
    • Horseshoe drive with double garage and car port

    A fabulous Grade II listed house with attached annexe in an elevated position in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the South Hams

    About this property

    • The approach to Southern House is impressive, with two private driveways, flanked with well-established gardens leading to the property. The house is well presented with a host of original nineteenth century features and accommodation arranged over three floors. Unusually, the house offers three internal staircases, wonderful character throughout and spacious accommodation with good ceiling heights. An impressive entrance hall leads to the four main
      reception rooms which include a spacious drawing room, an
      elegant dining room, a sitting room offering a wood burner and a wonderful family farmhouse style kitchen, which is the hub of the house and offers an electric AGA and leads through to the breakfast room, utility room and courtyard. Southern House benefits from large cellars which can be used for storage, workshop, office or games room. In addition to the main house is a small annexe and offering a sitting room, shower room and bedroom.
      A sweeping staircase leads to the first floor with lovely views over the gardens. The accommodation on the first floor comprises, two large en suite double bedrooms, one of which is a Jack and Jill bathroom and two further double bedrooms, all offering superb views over the countryside and gardens. There are two private entrances with a sweeping drive providing parking, car port and a double garage. The well-established gardens are an undoubted feature of this wonderful home, with mature trees, shrubs, an eclectic selection of fruit trees, a terrace and outdoor swimming pool. In all, the grounds extend to about 1.3 acres and include a
      garden shed, greenhouse, two fishponds, a courtyard garden and paddock.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Elegant and refined, what a glorious house this is. Ideal for a family with a passion for the outdoors and somewhere to keep a pony!

    Sarah-Jane Bingham-ChickProperty agent

    Local information

    • Southern House is a distinguished Grade II listed house standing in an elevated position overlooking the glorious and protected countryside of the South Hams near the River Avon which runs from its source on Dartmoor down to the beaches of Bantham. The property is situated in a beautiful wooded valley near Avonwick and enjoys the desirable combination of easy access to the open spaces of the moor and the coast whilst not being too remote. The area is well served with good communications with the A38 Devon Expressway being only 2.5 miles away which provides access to Plymouth or the M5 at Exeter. Avonwick offers a well-known and highly regarded pub and a popular Tennis and Croquet Club.

    Additional information

    • Exeter about 28 miles Totnes about 8 miles Dartmouth about 11 miles
    • Directions: Take the A38 Plymouth bound and exit at South Brent. Turn left at the roundabout and cross back over the A38, turning left towards Avonwick. At The Avon Inn, turn right and then take the first left towards North Huish. Proceed along the lane for 1.8 miles. Do not turn right towards the village but continue straight on and Southern House is further along on the right.
    • EPC Exempt