Old Staple, Staple, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9

Old Staple

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

4 bedroom cottage under offer

  • Reference Number TOT200159
  • Agent Marchand Petit Totnes
  • Agent Number 01803 847 979

Offers in excess of £715,000

About this property

A grade II listed detached cottage situated within a sought after location full of character and period charm with established gardens, outbuildings, garage and parking.

Old Staple is a 16th Century grade II listed detached cottage in the quiet hamlet of Staple, which sits within the much sought after area of Dartington. The property is full of charming character and boasts many original period features such as beams, stone fireplaces and exposed stone walls.

The ground floor accommodation consists of a generous sized kitchen featuring a Rayburn range and views to the front and rear of the property. A doorway leads through into the lounge with a feature fireplace and circular staircase to the first floor. The dining room has exposed beams, French doors onto the garden and a staircase leading to the front door and cloakroom/utility.

The first floor consists of three double bedrooms, one single bedroom/study and a family bathroom. The master bedroom features an en-suite and staircase leading onto a mezzanine gallery, with door into an office/storage area.

To the rear of the property you will find a beautiful garden laid to lawn with several alfresco dining areas. The flower beds are adorned with trees, shrubs, flowers and a stream that runs along the boundary.

The property has several out buildings, including a garage with storage to the side, gated parking area, a stone-built studio and a workshop with WC.

Dartington is a much sought after and a very charming village located on the outskirts of Totnes giving easy access to the local schools, King Edward the VI Community College and Dartington Primary School. The village also boasts St Mary's Church, village stores and post office, petrol station, open-air swimming pool, The Cider Press Centre, Dartington Hall Estate, The Barn Theatre and the award-winning 14th Century Cott Inn. It is ideally situated for the Medieval town of Totnes, the commercial centre for this part of South Devon. The bustling market town has a mainline railway station giving direct connections to London Paddington. There is also good access to the A38 Devon Expressway, linking Plymouth and Exeter where it joins the M5. Totnes boasts a weekly market as well as a good selection of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and inns.

From the Totnes office of Marchand Petit proceed along Station Road heading towards Dartington. At Shinners Bridge roundabout take the first exit onto Cott Road then the first turning on your left, signposted Staple Hill. Follow the road into Staple and Old Staple is situated to the lower side of the green.

Totnes 2 miles Exeter 24 miles Plymouth 17 miles (approximately)

Key Features

Old Staple, Staple, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9
  • Full or character and period charm
  • Beautiful established garden
  • Outbuildings, garage and parking
  • Situated within a quiet position in a popular village
  • 1 single bedroom / study and 3 double bedrooms


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WatersideThe Plains Totnes Devon TQ9 5YS

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Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment


01803 847 979

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