Newton St. Cyres, Exeter, Devon, EX5 5AW | Property for sale | Savills
5,050 sq ft(469.16 sq m)
Guide price £1,950,000(€2,274,084)

Newton St. CyresExeter, Devon, EX5 5AW


    Key features

    • Grade II listed Georgian House
    • Adaptable layout, with accommodation extending to about 5000 sq ft
    • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 6 reception rooms
    • Immaculate landscaped gardens with parterre and kitchen garden
    • Paddocks and lake, in all extending to about 6 acres
    • Coach house building with workshops, garaging and water tower

    A handsome late Georgian country house, set in immaculate gardens and grounds amongst beautiful and unspoilt Mid Devon countryside.

    About this property

    • Newcombes is a substantial Georgian house, with later extensions, set in about 6 acres of beautifully maintained gardens and grounds, enjoying a wonderful south facing aspect, and providing a most peaceful and private setting.

      The house, which is Grade II Listed has been a cherished family home for nearly 27 years and is offered to the market for the first time since the late 1990's. Dating from the mid-19th Century with later extensions, the house provides a versatile layout over two floors, extending to about 5,000 sq ft.

      In addition to the accommodation in the main house, there is a substantial former coach house and workshop building, with cobbled court yard, a water tower, and modern garaging attached. The building has potential for conversion to a variety of different uses, subject to the necessary consents.

      The accommodation in the main house, which is well-maintained throughout, comprises a reception hall with original staircase rising to the first floor, and doors to a morning room, drawing room and the kitchen breakfast room at the back of the house. From the kitchen/breakfast room, there is access to a back kitchen and conservatory with access to a sitting room/study and staircase to a first floor bedroom and bathroom.

      There is a substantial dining room and billiard room, providing a fantastic entertaining space. There is also a rear hallway with wc, cloakroom, workshop, store and utility/boiler room with back staircase to the first floor.

      On the first floor, there is a wide landing, with doors to five bedrooms and a study. There are two shared shower rooms and a bathroom, which links with the principal bedroom suite.

      Outside, there is a gravelled parking and turning area in front and to the side of the house, punctuated by an ornamental pond and fountain. A series of level lawns, flanked by mature herbaceous borders, shrubs, trees and ornamental hedging, lead away to the south of the building, within which there is a barbeque terrace and pergola.

      There is Victorian greenhouse and potting shed to the east of the house, in front of which is a spectacular parterre and kitchen garden, with orchard beyond. From here, paths lead to a former stable building with tack room and turn-out yard, currently used as kennelling.

      Pasture paddocks, envelope the gardens to the south and east, including some broadleaf woodland and a lake with island. The Coach House with garaging and water tower are set on the western side of the land adjoining the house and gardens. There is a double fronted car port adjoining this building, which has a 4kw array of solar panels on the roof.

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    Newcombes is a magical home in a sublime rural setting in Mid Devon.

    Chris CliffordProperty agent

    Local information

    • Newcombes is set between the villages of Newton St. Cyres and Shobrooke in Mid Devon, enjoying a peaceful and private position, with wonderful walking from the doorstep. The property is well located, having easy access to Exeter, Tiverton, Crediton & communication links, whilst also being surrounded by some of Mid-Devon's most beautiful and unspoilt countryside.
    • Shobrooke to the north has a pub, the Red Lion, and there is also Shobrooke Park, a historic country estate, open to the public, with a series of footpaths, a fishing lake, and grassy amphitheater, often used for live music on summer nights.
    • Newton St. Cyres to the south has a range of local amenities, including a popular pub, 'The Beer Engine', an Italian restaurant, primary school and social clubs, along with a railway station providing services to Exeter and Barnstaple.
    • Thorverton and Brampford Speke to the east, also have pubs and primary schools, whilst Exeter and Tiverton also offer a good selection of state and private schools, including Exeter School and The Maynard School, as well as Blundell's at Tiverton. There is also the Queen Elizabeth Academy at Crediton, which is highly rated.
    • Communication links to the area are good, with the M5 Motorway accessed at Tiverton or Exeter. There are two mainline train stations in Exeter and also a station at Tiverton Parkway providing regular direct links to London Paddington in about two hours. Exeter International Airport has an ever increasing number of flights to UK and international destinations, including a daily flight to London City Airport.

    Additional information

    • Services - Mains electricity, private & mains water supply. Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage. Broadband connected.
    • Directions: What3words///resonates.earphones.forkful Newton St. Cyres about 1 mile, Brampford Speke about 3.5 miles, Thorverton about 3.4 miles, Exeter about 6 miles.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G