Higher Dinnicombe, Cornworthy, Totnes, TQ9

Higher Dinnicombe

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom barn conversion sold

  • Reference Number DAR150159
  • Agent Marchand Petit Dartmouth
  • Agent Number 01803 839 190

Guide price £1,250,000

About this property

An extremely spacious stone property dating from the 19th century, with a 1 bedroom annexe. Set in approximately 17 acres with far reaching views over the stunning South Hams countryside. Garaging and workshop with versatile room above. Excellent access to Dartmouth and Totnes.

Higher Dinnicombe is a superb stone barn dating from the 19th century which has been sympathetically renovated to a high standard creating a stylish home with a contemporary feel.

Set in approximately 17 acres of grounds and paddocks with outstanding countryside views it offers complete privacy whilst being close to the towns of Dartmouth and Totnes.

The accommodation is flexible with a 1 bedroom annexe, which can be used as part of the house if required. There are many character features including beams and windows and doors with attractive lintels. The property provides over 4,000 square feet of accommodation on 2 floors and is full of natural light from the windows and glazed doors. there is also the potential for an extension on the front of the property as a large front porch/entrance which has been given planning permission. It also has its own well and sewage on the property.

There is a detached double garage and workshop with store above and ample parking. The room above the garage has the potential to be a studio or workshop. The rolling lawns and stream around the house have many seating areas from where you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this wonderful setting. Higher Dinnicombe is a real gem.

Cornworthy is a small village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by farmland and lying close to the River Dart and Bow Creek, a tributary of the Dart. The village has a strong local community with a popular pub, village hall and a 15th century church. Everyday shopping is available in nearby Dartmouth or Totnes, which has a mainline rail link to London (approx. 3 hours).

Entrance Hall

Double glazed doors opening to spacious entrance hall, with tiled flooring. Doors to:

Cloakroom and Utility Room

Separate WC and wash hand basin. Utility room with boiler and the water filtration system.

Sitting Room

Attractive sitting room with exposed ceiling beams and feature open fireplace with woodburner, shared with the kitchen. Archway through to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

A fabulous triple aspect farmhouse style kitchen, with slate floor and exposed ceiling beams. Units with wood work surfaces, dual control AGA and large island unit. Feature fireplace shared with the sitting room. Stable door leads to the rear garden having wonderful views up the valley and part glazed stable door to the front of the house. Doors and stairs to the first floor.

Drawing Room

Fabulous well proportioned room with wood flooring, exposed stone walls and ceiling beam. French doors to the front garden.


Slit window to rear aspect. Airing cupboard.

Shower Room

Large shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Window slit with views to the rear of the property.

Family Bathroom

Delightful family bathroom with wood flooring. Hand basin on wooden shelf overlooking the rear of the property, WC and bath with hand-held shower attachment set on raised plinth.

Master Bedroom

A stunning double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and scissor beams dressing area and windows overlooking the front and rear of the property.

Bedroom 2

A duel aspect spacious double bedroom.

Bedroom 3

A double bedroom with window to the front of the property.

Bedroom 4

A double bedroom with window to front of the property.

Bedroom 5

A double bedroom with window to the front of the property and stairs to mezzanine storage area.

Annexe Kitchen/Living Room

Pretty living room with oak flooring and door to the front and double doors to the rear. Kitchen area with slate floor, units, sink, oven and extractor hood. Stairs to first floor.

Annexe Bedroom

A double bedroom with window to the front and double doors to the side. Cupboard housing boiler and Velux skylight.


Fully tiled with WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath and shower.

Gardens and Grounds

This stunning country home is approached via a long private drive leading to the front of the property and a large gravelled parking area. The drive goes past the house to the garage. In front of the house is a lawn and large stream fed pond with rolling field beyond. To the rear is a delightful patio and large lawn with terraced areas and stream with field beyond. Shed and greenhouse. In all approximately 17 acres.


Detached double garage with workshop and store above.


Main electricity. Oil central heating in the main house. Bottled gas heating in the annexe. Private water and drainage.

Council Tax

Currently Tax Band G

Local Authroity

South Hams Distric Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ( 5NE. Tel 01803 861234

Fixtures and Fitings

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

From Dartmouth proceed up College Way passing the Britannia Royal Naval College on your right. Continue on the A3122 towards Totnes. After approximately 4 miles turn right Forces Cross. Take the first turning right after approximately 150 yards and the unmarked entrance to Higher Dinnicombe is about three quarters of a mile on the right (about 50 yards beyond Shielings). Take the drive down past the golf course fairways and turn left at a bend after about 150 yards. Higher Dinnicombe is at the end of the drive.

Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Marchand Petit. Telephone 01803 839190.

Dittisham 2.5 miles, Dartmouth 6 miles, Totnes 7 miles. All mileages are approximate.

Key Features

Higher Dinnicombe, Cornworthy, Totnes, TQ9
  • Outstanding stone built country property
  • Set in approximately 17 acres
  • Outstanding countryside views
  • Many character features
  • Flexible annexe
  • Detached double garage and workshop
  • Ample parking
  • Private and peaceful location

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1 - 3 Hauley Road Dartmouth Devon TQ6 9AA

Opening Hours

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


01803 839 190