Hennock, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9PU | Property for sale | Savills
3,660 sq ft(340.02 sq m)
Guide price £2,250,000(€2,642,427)

HennockBovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9PU

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2024
  • Immaculately appointed throughout
  • Further two bed guest cottage
  • Striking drive with an impressive approach
  • Wonderful distant countryside views

Immaculate south facing stone cottage with a beautiful modern twist. Enjoying a further guest cottage, grounds of about 10.95 acres and long distant views.

About this property

  • Bottor Cottage is one of a kind with a sleek and contemporary design whilst also marrying perfectly with the original stone cottage - creating an outstanding family home.

    Inside is immaculate throughout, amalgamating incredibly well the tradition features of the original stone cottage such as the exposed stone walls and wooden beams on the first floor with the modern extension including glazed entrance hall and outstanding kitchen.

    Arguably the most noteworthy room, and clearly the heart of the home is the fabulous kitchen/dining room with is modern design, floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors which capture the views effortlessly, central island and walk in pantry. There is ample space for a generous dining table and direct access out onto the sun terrace.

    The utterly charming sitting room is part of the original cottage and enjoys a pretty sash window and door looking out over the wonderful front garden. There is a feature fireplace with a modern wood burning stove, slate hearth and exposed stone surround. There is a similar feel and view from the adjacent study.

    Further accommodation on the ground floor includes a cloakroom and a fully fitted and well equipped utility room which benefits from a door to outside.

    The bespoke wood staircase rises to the first floor landing which is flooded with natural light and leads to in total five bedrooms (two of which are enjoy an en suite) and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom which is part of the modern extension has a modern en suite shower room, double aspect views out over the grounds and beyond and fitted wardrobes. Bedroom two is a lovely guest room, again benefiting from its own en suite, fitted wardrobes and a westerly view over the ornamental garden. There are two further bedrooms which are part of the original cottage which enjoy vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. The modern family bathroom is between the two front bedrooms and houses a a free standing bath and a loo with a view!

    Within the grounds is a beautifully appointed detached two bed cottage which is prefect for multi generational living, overspill or creating an income. Inside, there is a glorious open plan living space with an exposed stone gable wall, feature free standing stove and a modern, fully equipped kitchen with vaulted ceilings. Stairs lead down to two double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

    Gardens and Grounds
    Approached via a long sweeping drive flanked by the grounds and woodland either side, there is a sense of grandeur upon arrival. A huge amount of effort and time over the years has been spent on the landscaping and clever planting to create areas of interest, terracing and lawn. To the west is an enchanting woodland with pretty paths leading through, numerous impressive stone boulders and an ample parking area. Outbuildings include a single storey outhouse which is currently used as a log store.

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The amalgamation of the traditional cottage with the modern extension is simply stunning. Sit back and enjoy everything Bottor Cottage has to offer whilst nestled within Dartmoor National Park

Tom BedfordProperty agent

Local information

  • The impressive Bottor Cottage is situated in a stunning rural position on the edge of the popular village of Hennock, whilst enjoying panoramic and elevated long distant countryside views. Hennock itself has local facilities such a as popular pub and primary school.
  • The nearby town of Bovey Tracey ( known for being one of the gateways to Dartmoor) offers a wide range of amenities including several public houses, art gallery, takeaways, convenience stores and independent shops and eateries. There is a well-regarded primary school, doctors surgery and Post Office.
  • The market town of Newton Abbot offers a wide range of shops, services and amenities including a racecourse as well as a mainline railway station with services to London, Paddington and Waterloo.
  • Bottor Cottage has excellent access to the A38 dual carriageway, which provides quick links to Exeter and the M5 motorway to the north, and Plymouth/South Devon to the south.
  • The property is within Dartmoor National Park with its thousands of acres of unspoilt countryside providing ample opportunity for several recreational pursuits including walking, cycling and horse riding. Indeed, adjacent to one of the boundaries of Bottor Cottage is a bridlepath which leads up to Cherrycombe Cross.
  • The cathedral city of Exeter is 19 miles away, it has excellent communication links to London, Cornwall and the Midlands, including two main line train stations and an international airport. The city centre boasts the Princesshay Shopping Centre, Guildhall Food Halls, a John Lewis department store as well as an extensive selection of independent shops and restaurants, theatres, an award winning museum and a world class university.
  • Leisure activities in the area include cycling (cycle path from Bovey Tracey to Mortetonhampstead), golf at Teign Valley or Bovey Golf Courses, mountain biking, fishing and horse-riding. There are several highly regarded primary and senior schools in the area as well as excellent private schools which include Exeter School, The Maynard School in Exeter and Stover School near Newton Abbot. Blundell's School is a little further away in Tiverton.

Additional information

  • Services - Air source heat pump
  • Mains electricity
  • Private water and drainage
  • Directions: From Exeter take the A38 towards Plymouth for 7 miles and take the exit signposted Chudleigh Knighton. Drive through Chudleigh Knighton, turn right on the left-hand bend heading towards Bovey Tracey. Stay on this road, go past Chudleigh Knighton Primary School and take the first right signed posted Hennock and the reservoirs of Kennick and Tottiford. Continue up the up the hill until you come to an area where five lanes meet (Five Lanes). In front will be a bench, a Dartmoor National Park sign and a sign for Hennock, the drive to Bottor Cottage will be immediately in front of you.
  • EPC Rating: C
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G