Cornworthy, Totnes, Devon, TQ9


  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

6 bedroom house for sale

  • Reference Number DAR230136
  • Agent Marchand Petit Dartmouth
  • Agent Number 01803 839 190

Guide price £2,000,000

About this property

A beautiful country house nestled in a plot of approx. 1.3 acres in the heart of the picturesque South Hams countryside in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Perfectly placed with easy access to the vibrant, historical naval port of Dartmouth, the charming market town of Kingsbridge and bustling Medieval town of Totnes which has a mainline railway station giving direct connections to London Paddington with easy connection to St Pancras for Eurostar and access to the A38 Devon Expressway.

This elegant family home enjoys gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside towards Dartmoor in the distance, and has been stylishly improved and presented by the current owners who have created a home full of warmth and ease of family living. The house nestles beautifully in its plot in this peaceful wooded rural idyll and has spacious light filled accommodation, a wonderful mature garden with a hydrotherapy pool, a large 8 car garage and plenty of additional driveway parking.

The property offers versatile accommodation with potential and has the added attraction of a self contained contemporary 1 bedroom apartment which generates a constant revenue throughout the year.

Higher Gitcombe was built approximately 20 years ago and the high quality nature of the build continues to shine through with attention to detail key. The house features high specification thermal protection, electronics and connectivity and oil fired underfloor heating in all rooms.

The stunning entrance hall has a double height vaulted ceiling with fixed panel glazing allowing light to flood in. The sitting room is a stunning spacious room with feature fireplace with marble surround and five sets of French doors leading directly out to the garden. There is a stunning brand new bespoke kitchen recently fitted which really is the heart of this home, with a superb central island unit, a walk in larder, a utility room and a cloakroom. On the first floor the main bedroom suite has his and hers walk in wardrobes and an en suite shower room and the main guest bedroom has a walk in wardrobe and en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom and there is a family shower room.

The Coach House is a self contained apartment, stylishly presented with spacious light filled rooms. The main living space is open plan comprising a kitchen/dining/sitting room with double doors out on to a decked balcony with hot tub and stunning views across to Dartmoor.

A particularly wonderful feature of Higher Gitcombe are the secluded gardens and grounds which surround it, which have been designed to embrace the surrounding countryside and wildlife. Immediately to the front of the house is a large paved sun terrace with veranda, a really gorgeous extension to the house which has been recently enhanced with the addition of a hydro pool. The remainder of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with and abundance of mature planting and well established trees.

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).


Mains Electricity & Water. Private Drainage. Oil Fired Under Floor Heating.

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

Fixtures & Fittings
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 take the A3122 towards Totnes. After approximately four miles at the Sportsman's Arms, 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 7 miles, Dittisham 2.5 miles, Totnes 7 miles. All mileages are approximate.

Key Features

Cornworthy, Totnes, Devon, TQ9
  • Wonderful Substantial Country Home
  • Beautifully Refurbished And Presented Throughout
  • Separate One Bedroom Coach House
  • 8 Car Garage And Driveway Parking
  • Stone Outbuildings (with further potential)
  • 6 Bedrooms And 4 Bathrooms
  • Spacious Light Filled Accommodation
  • Idyllic Rural Setting Yet Close To Three Major Towns
  • Substantial Well Established Private Gardens
  • Stunning Views Of The Surrounding Countryside
  • Hydrotherapy Pool & Hot Tub
  • Holiday Letting Income Potential



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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