A rare opportunity to purchase a superb South Hams rural retreat set within approx. 60 acres with 5 holiday let cottages in an unspoilt, yet accessible location and only 2 miles from Wonwell Beach and the beautiful coastline.
An outstanding Grade II Listed character property dating back to the 12th Century, which stands where much earlier houses are known to have stood and are referenced to in the Domesday Book. Steeped in history, the grounds include a Listed Monument with archaeological features, which commands a high and prominent location with far reaching views.
Oldaport lies in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the outskirts of Kingston a small and unspoilt South Hams village, which is made up of predominantly pretty Devon cottages, many being thatched. The nearest shops can be found in Georgian town of Modbury which is 3 miles distant and offers a broad range of shopping facilities and amenities.
The farm offers a unique opportunity for someone to acquire a property in a truly idyllic and peaceful setting in a secluded valley and only one and a half miles from Wonwell beach estuary. The farmhouse sits within 60 acres of rolling farmland and offers a tremendous amount of potential with five cottages which have provided a successful holiday let income. Further outbuildings include a substantial Grade II Listed thatched barn, stable block and livestock barn.
An open porch with wide oak door.
Original cross passage with exposed beams and flagstone flooring. Door to turret spiral staircase to first floor.
Two windows to the front, one having a window seat. Exposed ceiling beams and an impressive inglenook fireplace with a substantial stone lintel above and fitted with a wood burner. Door to a second turret spiral staircase to the first floor landing.
A beautiful room having dual aspect windows, exposed beams, oak flooring and stone fireplace with stone lintel and fitted with a wood burning stove.
Door to rear courtyard, window and wall mounted boiler.
Stone steps lead to a beautifully proportioned dining room with exposed ceiling beams, dual aspect windows and French door to the garden.
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room
Windows to the rearand stable door to the Garden Room. A range of fitted units with oak worktops. Range cooker and integrated appliances.
A wonderful bright room with part glazed sloping ceiling and dual aspect windows and French doors opening to the garden. Wood burner, door to annexe bedroom and stairs to annexe first floor.
Annexe Bedroom Suite
A generous room with exposed ceiling beams, window and French door. Dressing area and en-suite shower room shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Bedroom One & En-suite Shower Room
Dual aspect windows with window seat and views across the valley. En-suite shower room with double shower, wash hand basin, WC, built-in airing cupboard and window.
A spacious double bedroom with built-in wardrobe, dual aspect windows, window seat and painted ceiling beams.
A double bedroom with window and window seat.
Currently used as a dressing room for the master bedroom. There is a window to the front and two doors giving access to the two landings.
Part exposed roof truss end and window. Corner shower cubicle, bath, wash hand basin, WC and two feature chrome heated towel rails.
Annexe Sitting/ Dining Room
A stunning room with exposed ceiling beams, fireplace, fitted storage cupboards to one wall with display shelving. Triple aspect windows and French doors to the garden.
GROUND FLOOREntrance Porch: window to the side.Kitchen/ Dining Room: a wonderful double height room with vaulted ceiling with skylights and stairs to the first floor. Fitted kitchen.Sitting Room: a wood burner set on a slate hearth, dual aspect windows and door to the central courtyard.Lobby.Cloakroom: wash hand basin and WC.Study: with window.FIRST FLOORLanding: a galleried landing with built-in airing cupboard with combi boiler.Bedroom One: a double bedroom with built-in wardrobes and window.Bedroom Two: a single bedroom with skylight.Bathroom: bath, wash hand basin, WC and skylight.
Entrance Porch: with windows to each side, with vaulted ceiling.Open plan living area: a spacious room with kitchen to one corner, vaulted ceiling with exposed scissor beam roof trusses, window and part exposed stonework.Bedroom: a double bedroom with built-in wardrobe, door to an enclosed garden.En-suite bathroom.Small private courtyard.
Points Park Cottage
GROUND FLOOREntrance Hall: with stairs to the first floor.Bedroom: a double bedroom with window to the side.Bathroom: with corner bath, wash hand basin, WC and window.FIRST FLOORLanding: with built-in airing cupboard.Living Room: with part sloping ceilings, exposed roof timbers, dual aspect windows and skylight.
GROUND FLOOREntrance Hall: stairs to the first floor.Sitting Room: window to the front.Kitchen/ Dining Room: a fitted kitchen with window to the front and built-in cupboard.FIRST FLOORLanding: skylight and built-in airing cupboard.Bedroom 1: a double bedroom with part vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses, window and skylight.Bedroom 2: a twin room with part vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses, window and skylight.Bedroom 3: a single bedroom with part vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses, window and skylight.Bathroom: with bath, wash hand basin, WC, vaulted ceiling with skylight.
Pitty Park Cottage
GROUND FLOOREntrance Hall: stairs to the first floor with understairs cupboard.Sitting/ Dining Room: window to the front and opening to the kitchen.Kitchen: fitted kitchen units and window to the front.FIRST FLOORLanding: with built-in airing cupboard.Bedroom 1: a double bedroom with skylight and arrow slit window.Bedroom 2: a twin room with skylight.Bedroom 3: a single bedroom with skylight.Bathroom: with bath, wash hand basin, WC and skylight.
The driveway leads down to the farmhouse, Oldaport Barn and the substantial grade 2 listed thatched barn, which are set around the central courtyard which is laid to lawn with planted borders and pathways. The thatched barn measures over 58 ft and is used as a garage with timber doors to the front and rear. Off the barn are various stores and at one end a wonderful two storey office area with spiral staircase with views across the valley. Attached to the farmhouse annexe is the laundry room with the water treatment plant to one corner and a WC. Above this is a useful loft storage. The driveway continues to the five detached barns which have been converted to holiday cottages with individual seating areas to the front, parking behind and a separate laundry room. Oldaport sits within 60 acres of rolling farmland which includes a stable block and paddock and a livestock barn which measures 40.7 x 13.2m (133 x 43ft).
Mains electricity. Private drainage. Private water supply. LPG gas boiler.
Oldaport Farmhouse - currently band G.Oldaport Barn - currently band C.Points Park Cottage, Well Cottage, Pitty Park Cottage - currently business rated.
Strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit (Modbury Office) Tel: 01548 831163. Please contact the office to make an appointment.
From the A379 east of Modbury, continue for approximately 1.6 miles until you reach the sign for Orcheton on the left hand side. Take this road and continue for a further 1.6 miles (approximately), over Sequer's Bridge, down the hill and subsequently up the hill. Oldaport can be found on the right hand side.
Kingsbridge 11 miles, A38 4.8 miles, Plymouth 12 miles (distances approximate)
4 Broad Street Modbury Devon PL21 0PS
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment
01548 831 163