Highfield House, Tideford Cross, Cornworthy, Totnes, TQ9

Highfield House

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom house for sale

  • Reference Number TOT090102
  • Agent Marchand Petit Totnes
  • Agent Number 01803 847 979

Guide price £1,575,000

About this property

A classically elegant and substantial country house, immaculately presented situated in an Area of great landscape value between Totnes and Dartmouth with ample garaging for 6 vehicles, attractive garden, countryside views and 1 bedroom annexe providing a useful and consistent income.

Highfield House is a spacious and immaculately presented Arts and Crafts style home, built in the last twenty years and situated between Totnes and Dartmouth. The property features high specification throughout including West African hardwood bespoke external timber windows and doors, thermal protection, electronics, connectivity and underfloor heating to all rooms. There are outstanding views across rolling hills to Dartmoor and Haldon Hill near Exeter.

The accommodation comprises an impressive entrance hall with double height ceiling and skylight allowing in the natural light. The drawing room also has good ceiling heights and features a bespoke bookshelf along with an magnificent handmade marble surround fireplace. The Drawing room also gives access to a lovely terrace via French doors. The good sized dining room also has access to another sheltered rear terrace that benefits from the evening sun. The kitchen has been beautifully designed and has a four oven Aga and separate Neff cooker, there are blue pearl granite work surfaces and a beech-surfaced island including a breakfast bar. Off the kitchen is a large larder which has slate shelving and a wine store. Behind the kitchen is a rear hall giving access to a utility room/ boot room, wet room and WC.

The master bedroom suite works incredibly well and has 'his and hers' dressing rooms and separate shower room and bathroom. There are a further four bedrooms including a two bedroom suite with shared bathroom between which is ideal for guests with children. One of the guest bedrooms has an adjoinng room which is suited as a living room, cinema room, office, playroom, studio or further bedroom.

The whole house has plenty of storage including a half height cellar located at the bottom of the stairs.

Outside there are pretty gardens surrounding the house with two terraces to enjoy the sun at differing times of the day. There is parking in front of the property and more leading up to the large garage located behind the house. The insulated garage holds up to 9 cars and has a gardeners WC.

The property sits behind large wooden gates providing privacy and security, ideal for those who travel regularly.

Situated above the garage and with its own separate entrance off the side is the Coach House, it comprises an open plan kitchen/living/dining area with double bedroom and en-suite bathroom. It enjoys a spectacular elevated balcony where there are far reaching countryside views to Dartmoor.

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).

Totnes town is the commercial centre for the South Hams. This part of Devon is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty with Dartmoor National Park ten miles to the north and stunning beaches and coastline ten miles to the south. There is also excellent access to the A38 Devon Expressway, linking Plymouth and Exeter where it joins the M5. Schooling in the area is excellent with a number of well-regarded primary and secondary schools. Totnes also boasts a thriving market as well as a good selection of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and inns.

Dartmouth is a beautiful waterside town, particularly well known as a sailing centre with excellent facilities for yachtsmen and its famous annual Royal Regatta. The town provides a good range of shops, restaurants and galleries and is surrounded by stunning countryside and a short drive from some of the most beautiful beaches in the area.

Oil fired under floor heating throughout the main house. Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Bottled gas is available and currently used for cooking. Broadband available. The Coach House has gas heating throughout, a Worcester Wave remote control instant combi boiler and the thermostat can be controlled through an app.

From Dartmouth take the A3122 towards Totnes. After approximately four miles at the SportsmansArms, Hemborough Post turn right and immediately left signposted to Tideford and Cornworthy. Continue on this road for about two miles and the property will be found on the left hand side shortly after Tideford cross.

Dartmouth 6 miles, Dittisham 2 miles, Totnes 6 miles. Mileages are approximate

Key Features

Highfield House, Tideford Cross, Cornworthy, Totnes, TQ9
  • Peace, privacy and seclusion with stunning 180 degree views over the surrounding countryside
  • Built 20 years ago to a high standard
  • High Specification connectivity throughout the house
  • Consistent revenue generated from holiday rentals in the detached annexe
  • Established garden and grounds
  • Garaging for 9 cars
  • Convenient location between Totnes and Dartmouth

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