The Firs, North Whilborough, Newton Abbot, TQ12

The Firs

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom house under offer

  • Reference Number TOT190008
  • Agent Marchand Petit Totnes
  • Agent Number 01803 847 979

Guide price £950,000

About this property

An elegant detached residence combining contemporary architecture with a classic Georgian appearance with double bedrooms, potential annexe and approx. 5 acres of land.

The Firs is an elegant 6 bedroom detached property, combining contemporary architecture with a classic Georgian appearance. The current owners have added a cleverly architect designed extension creating a perfect family home, featuring a large amount of glass allowing the property to have an abundance of light. On the ground floor the property has a large open plan living room with log burner, dining room and modern kitchen space with an Alno kitchen and high quality Miele appliances. From the kitchen there is a utility room with a side door to the garden. From the living room space is a good sized en suite room which could be used as a bedroom or a snug. The dining room leads through a vaulted ceiling garden room and on into the potential one bedroom annexe, including a living area with kitchenette, a bedroom and en-suite. A feature of the house is the glass staircase leading to the first floor, where there are 4 bedrooms, including the master bedroom with en-suite, enjoying lovely countryside views, a study and a family bathroom. Outside the house the garden is low maintenance and to the rear of the property, in about 5 acres of land, are a large vegetable plot, fruit trees, a vineyard, and a woodland for firewood. There is a double garage, a large barn for storage and workshop, together with two covered linhay areas. The property benefits from solar panels, solar thermal water heating and large scale rain water harvesting for gardening. Directly from the property is a large decked and lawned area, easily accessed from the kitchen, dining room or garden room, ideal for alfresco dining and enjoying the sun.

The historic market town of Newton Abbot is close to Devon’s English Riviera and is noted for its horse racing, vibrant local markets and interesting historic landmarks. There is a good range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and professional services. There is a mainline railway station which provides direct access to London in approx. two and a half hours. The A380 is close by providing access to Torbay, Exeter and the M5.

Utility Room

Vaulted ceiling, velux window, extractor fan and spotlights. Base and wall units with Corian work surface, inset 1 bowl sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, under cabinet lighting and South African slate flooring. Door to garden.


South African slate flooring, door giving access to garden, velux windows and spotlights. Base and wall units with Corian work surfaces, integrated Miele oven, Miele microwave, 4 ring induction hob with extractor fan above. Integrated Miele dishwasher, integrated bin drawer and under cabinet lighting.

Dining Room

Spotlights, stairs rising to first floor, Window and door to garden. Velux windows and windows to side. Storage cupboards and drawers. Access to garden room. Access to sitting room.

Garden Room

South African slate flooring, vaulted ceiling, velux window and doors to garden.

Annexe Living Room

Window to side, door to a small kitchenette with base unit, roll top work surface, 1 bowl sink, extractor fan, power and light.

Annexe Bedroom

Double bedroom, windows overlooking garden and door to en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room

Tiled flooring, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower with bi-fold glass shower screen and mixer shower. Extractor fan and obscure window.

Sitting Room

Fireplace with exposed stone, stone hearth and log burner. Wooden shelving. Sash window to front and spotlights. Front door.

Bedroom 5

Double bedroom, double cupboard and drawers, sash window to front, exposed wooden flooring and door to en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room

Tiled flooring, shelving, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, velux window, walk-in shower with glass screen and mixer shower. Extractor fan.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

Velux window, spotlights, large cupboards with shelving and lights.

Master Bedroom

Double bedroom, vaulted ceiling, spotlights, velux windows and corner windows. Door to ensuite.

En-Suite Shower Room

Double wash hand basin, obscure window, WC, vanity cabinet with light above, walk-in shower with tiled floor and mixer shower. Extractor fan and spotlights.

Inner Hallway

Study area with sash window and loft access.

Bedroom 2

Double bedroom with sash window and closed off fireplace.

Bedroom 3

Double bedroom, cupboard space with sliding doors. Sash window

Bedroom 4

Double bedroom, built in wardrobe, spotlights and window to rear. Vaulted ceiling.

Family bathroom

Tiled flooring, wall-mounted wash hand basin with cabinet and lighting above. WC, P-shaped bath/shower with mixer shower. Spotlights.


From the front of the property a driveway leads to the left side of the property and around to the rear garden with double garage, patio, decking and lawned area with flower beds, trees and shrubs, There is access to a large field with vegetable plot and barn. The front garden is laid to lawn with pond and trees. To the right side of the property is a further pond, storage sheds and access to the rear garden. In total the property sits within approximately 5 acres.


Mains electric, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Solar thermal panels and solar PV panels to barn.

Local Authority

Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunell Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101

Fixtures and Fittings

All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.


Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Marchand Petit Totnes Office. Telephone 01803 847979

Exeter 19 miles Plymouth 35 miles Torquay 7 miles (approximately)

Key Features

The Firs, North Whilborough, Newton Abbot, TQ12
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Circa 5 acres
  • Immaculately presented home
  • Modern interior
  • Double garage and driveway
  • Large vegetable plot


Floorplan 1

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Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment


01803 847 979