Hawson Court, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11

Hawson Court

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom house new instruction

  • Reference Number TOT190279
  • Agent Marchand Petit Totnes
  • Agent Number 01803 847 979

Guide price £1,000,000

About this property

A historically significant Victorian country residence steeped in history with a wealth of period features, located within Dartmoor National Park. Bordering the property are gardens, paddock and 7 acres of magical woodland.

Steeped in fascinating, enchanting history and with an array of colourful and enthralling previous custodians 1 Hawson Court is a spectacular Victorian family home rich with beautiful architectural features and brimming with charm.

The substantial rooms with their ornamental ceilings, grand fireplaces, and panelled walls create an air of grandeur. The specially commissioned stained-glass windows, depicting previous owners, its elegant spacious entrance hall with original mosaic tiled floors and sweeping staircase, with ornate newel posts and marble stone pillars, all add to the unique appeal of this property.

The property with its captivating architectural design once formed a substantial country house before being divided into three separate dwellings, 1 Hawson Court being the principal part with accommodation in excess of 3000 sq ft. but still affording great privacy.

The property is entered via a generous and welcoming vestibule into an ornate entrance hall, both with original patterned tile flooring. The impressive wooden staircase is flooded with light from the large leaded glass windows with stain glass panels. From the entrance hall is access to a cloakroom, bedroom 5/study, two reception rooms and the kitchen/breakfast room with separate pantry, a pretty orangery leads to the front lawn.

On the first floor are four double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a laundry room.

Externally the property enjoys mature, well-maintained gardens, well stocked with trees, flowers and shrubs and being predominantly laid to lawn. The grounds in total span to approximately 13 acres, an acre of which is the main garden. There is also a paddock suitable for grazing along with enchanting woodland both backing onto National Trust land. There are also various outbuildings and ample parking.

Hawson Court is situated on the southern slopes of Dartmoor National Park, approximately 3 miles from Buckfastleigh. It is surrounded by excellent walking and riding country. Buckfastleigh village is conveniently located close to the A38 Devon Expressway giving easy access to Plymouth and Exeter, where it links with the M5. Some 5 miles away is Totnes where there is a mainline railway station with direct connections to London, Paddington. Buckfastleigh is an active village with numerous shops and pubs. It also boasts a well-supported church - St. Lukes, the steam railway and a Farmers Market on Fridays. Once a year the village hosts the Buckfastleigh Arts Festival.

Travelling west on the A38 from Exeter towards Plymouth, take the Buckfastleigh exit and at the mini roundabout take the exit on the right, signpost Buckfast.

On reaching the next mini roundabout, turn left and ascend the hill. At the top of the hill, turn right signposted for Holne. Proceed for 1.5 miles and the entrance to Hawson Court will be found on your right, with a pair of stone pillars. Proceed along the drive and No 1 Hawson Court will be found on the left

Totnes 6 miles Exeter 21 milesPlymouth 18 miles (approximately)

Key Features

Hawson Court, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11
  • Stunning property full of architectural interest
  • Fascinating history with a wealth of interesting owners
  • An abundance of original period features
  • Grand wonderfully proportioned rooms
  • Ornate stained glass windows, elaborate stone and wood work
  • Park-like grounds and gardens – approximately 13 acres
  • Magical woodland and outbuilding with potential STPP
  • Private setting on the edge of Dartmoor
  • Extensive parking
  • Excellent access for A38



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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