Savills | South Town, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9BX | Property for sale
2,383 sq ft(221.39 sq m)
Guide price £1,600,000

South TownDartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9BX

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in September 2021
  • Exquisite interior design
  • Superb estuary and sea views
  • Gorgeous gardens and terracing
  • Currently a successful holiday rental

Elegant Grade II listed Georgian house with superb River Dart views, beautifully presented interior and stunning gardens.

About this property

  • Whiteknights is a beautiful Grade II listed, double fronted Georgian town house which we believe dates from about 1780. In 2014, the property was the subject of a major renovation project and now offers immaculately presented accommodation arranged over three floors with many period features preserved. The central hallway is typical of Georgian design with a beautiful staircase rising to the upper floors and flanked by both the drawing room and the dining room, two well-proportioned reception rooms with large sash windows overlooking the water, feature fireplaces and moulded coving. The contemporary need of open plan living has been sympathetically designed ensuring the dining room and kitchen blend seamlessly together making this wonderfully spacious and bright room perfect for entertaining. The bespoke kitchen has been designed and fitted by Distinctly Living and offers a beautiful range of units under marble work tops, a central circular island, electric twin plated range set within a large recess, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. From the central hall, a door leads to the rear courtyard and storage for bikes, paddleboards and kayaks etc.
    The first floor offers a large landing with wall to wall storage cupboards, a second living room, again with fabulous views and a feature fireplace, a large bedroom and a bathroom with roll top bath and walk in rain shower. The Georgian staircase rises to the second floor, where there are a further two large double bedrooms, a fourth bedroom with beautifully built in bunks, a second well-appointed bathroom with roll top bath and walk in shower and a utility room. From the utility room, a door leads to the rear gardens and terraces.
    The gardens are a stunning feature of Whiteknights, being landscaped and designed over three levels. The lower level is a full width terrace bordered with stone walling and mature shrub beds, the middle terrace is a level lawn with mature hedgerows and superb views and the upper level is again a lawned garden with an extended deck with glass balustrade, providing the most perfect al fresco dinning terrace with the River Dart and out to sea as the backdrop. There is a shared pedestrian access to Above Town from the garden.

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I have known this house for many years and to see it evolve into what it is today is a total joy. It is the epitome of understated elegance!

Sarah-Jane Bingham-ChickProperty agent

Local information

  • Whiteknights is situated in the heart of the beautiful waterside town of Dartmouth and is a level walk from the wonderful array of shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs. The town also offers a leisure centre and indoor swimming pool, a Sainsbury's, an M&S Food Hall and cinema with library. Dartmouth also offers both primary and secondary education.
  • The town's deep-water port attracts sailing vessels from all over the world and there are three well known marinas, all offering first class facilities for sailing and motor yacht owners alike. It is considered to be one of the prettiest estuaries in Europe, being situated within the South Hams and the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The South Hams is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches, hidden coves, golf courses and coastal walks. Communication links within the area are excellent, with the nearby town of Totnes (12 miles) offering a main line rail link to London Paddington (under 3 hours) and the A38 Devon Expressway (15 miles) providing access to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter and the M5 beyond.

Additional information

  • Services- Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
  • Local Authority- South Hams District Council 01803 861234
  • Council Tax Band F
  • Directions: From Dartmouth town centre, proceed along Newcomen Road passing Bula coffee shop on your right. Newcomen Road in turn becomes South Town and Whiteknights, 16 South Town will be found further along on the right where the road narrows.
  • EPC Rating = D