Savills | Warren Lane, Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EG | Properties for sale
1,014 sq ft(94.20 sq m)
Excess of £400,000

Warren LaneDartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EG

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in August 2020
  • Grade II listed Modernist house
  • Situated on the exclusive1200 acre Dartington Estate
  • Semi-detached with 3 beds, gardens and parking
  • Offers to be submitted by 12 noon FRIDAY 15th NOVEMBER

Grade II listed, 1930's Modernist semi-detached house situated within the stunning 1,200 acre estate of Dartington Hall

About this property

  • Built in the 1930s and designed by Swiss- American architect William Lescaze, 4 Warren Lane forms part of the largest collection of his work outside the US. This Grade II listed property sits on a private road at the heart of the Estate, adjacent to The Deer Park and overlooking the stunning Registered Parkland towards the River Dart. 4 Warren Lane offers a unique opportunity in that this is the first time that a property has been offered for sale on the core Estate by the Dartington Hall Trust. The entrance hallway, with two large storage cupboards, leads into a spacious living room with wooden floorboards and working feature fireplace. The large, dual aspect windows and glazed door to the garden maximise the views to the rear of the house. The kitchen also enjoys spectacular countryside views and the front gardens offer an outside terrace area, perfect for alfresco dining and enjoying
    the same outlook. The first floor offers three bedrooms each with large windows making the most of the surrounding views and a family bathroom. The largest bedroom has an original feature fireplace.

    The property benefits from front, rear and side gardens and also a terrace off the kitchen. There is off road parking space for two cars.

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Local information

  • Covering around 1,200 acres, the Dartington Hall Estate is one of the most interesting historic landed estates in the UK. The Estate is owned and managed by the Dartington Hall Trust, a charitable organisation specialising in the arts and learning which aims to bring together people and ideas to become a testbed and model for a sustainable society (www.
  • Originally built in the late 14th Century, Dartington Hall became
  • home to Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst in 1925 when they came to Devon to find a place to start a social and cultural experiment in rural living. Over the next 50 years they created
  • an extraordinary place. They built schools and an art college,
  • started businesses (a cider press, a furniture company, a
  • building company, a sawmill, farms, a textile mill, a glassmaking
  • company and many more), built a sophisticated arts
  • centre and used it to bring world-class artists and thinkers to
  • South Devon. The Estate is a study in architecture from the
  • Medieval hall to High Cross House, a masterpiece in Modernism
  • by the Swiss-American architect William Lescaze. There are
  • 42 listed buildings on the Estate as well as a 26 acre grade II*
  • listed garden. Facilities offered on the Estate today include an
  • independent cinema, a hotel, an award-winning restaurant and
  • two cafés offering locally sourced food and drink as well as a
  • wide range of events, courses and activities throughout the year.
  • The Estate is situated in the much sought-after village of Dartington on the outskirts of Totnes giving easy access to local schools, King Edward VI Community College and Dartington Primary School. The village also boasts a thatched public house, a local church, village stores and post office, petrol station and the Shops at Dartington complex. Totnes (2.2 miles) offers a mainline railway station giving direct connections to London Paddington (3 hours). There is also good access to the A38 Devon Expressway (4 miles), providing access to Plymouth and Exeter, where it joins the M5.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Totnes take the A385 passed KEVICCs School towards Dartington. At the first roundabout take the third exit signposted for Ashburton. Passing the shops on your right, proceed straight over the second roundabout continuing along A384 for approximately half a mile before turning right at St Mary's Church signposted “Entrance Dartington Hall Estate”. Upon approaching the Dartington Hall area of the Estate, turn left onto Park Road and after approximately 0.1 mile take the slight left onto Warren Lane and Number 4 can be found a short distance along on the left.
  • EPC Exempt