Stunning 17th century house in a wonderful countryside location with 10 acres of garden and grounds, range of period outbuildings with planning permission for conversion and 22 acres of pasture land. Available as a whole or in 3 Lots. No EPC required.
Ranscombe Manor, which is Listed Grade II* faces south and is built of dressed stone under a slate roof. In Pevsner’s Devon, it is described as “17th century house of high quality’’ which by 21st Century standards, now offers spacious and immaculately presented family accommodation.
The kitchen / breakfast room which is approached from the cross passage entrance hall, is beautifully fitted, with an Aga and integral appliances and is partly open plan to the sitting room, which offers a large open fireplace. In addition to these two reception rooms, is a formal drawing room and dining room, again both with open fires. The first floor is approached via two staircases, both leading to the landing and offering independent access to the master suite if required. There are a further 3 double bedrooms, with an optional fourth double bedroom if the dressing room is used as such. There is a connecting door from the dining room in the main house, which in turn leads to the Cottage through the garden room. The cottage is beautifully presented with accommodation arranged over two floors and a delightful private garden and terrace. In addition to the cottage, is a self contained studio apartment.Grounds and Outbuildings The principal gardens are immediately around the house, comprising lawns, traditional beds, yew and beech hedges, specimen trees and a box parterre within a walled enclosure to the front. The stone walls, including those of the house are strewn with flowering climbers including an established wisteria. Stone steps lead to the stream fed pond, beyond which is the orchard. The walled kitchen gardens are well stocked and house a poly-tunnel. On the edge of the walled garden, external steps lead up to a pretty studio situated over a single garage, which was the original dovecote. In addition to this is large car port and workshop.Lot 2 - Range of period outbuildings with Planning Permission for conversion to four dwellings A fine range of period stone buildings with planning consent for conversion to 3 residential units and permission to convert a detached barn to the rear to a residential dwelling. See www.southhams.org.uk. Reference - 43/0452/12/F.
Ranscombe Manor is located in a very pretty, private and tranquil setting, surrounded by stunning South Hams rolling countryside, yet conveniently situated about 1.7 miles from Kingsbridge. The estuary, about 1.5 miles to the west, provides a spectacular passage to Salcombe and the sea beyond. Kingsbridge has a wonderful and eclectic mix of shops, boutiques, restaurants and pubs, in addition to 2 supermarkets, leisure centre and the highly renowned secondary school, Kingsbridge Community College. The coast is within a few miles, offering excellent sailing at Salcombe and Dartmouth and sandy beaches at Thurlestone, Bantham, Slapton and Hope Cove to name but a few.
From Kingsbridge take the A379 towards Dartmouth along the coast road. After about 1 mile turn left, just before Bowcombe Bridge, following the creek, sign posted Buckland Tout Saints. Follow the road to the right at Bere School Corner and after about half a mile the entrance to Ranscombe will be found on the right.
Kingsbridge about 1.7 miles • Dartmouth about 10 miles • Bantham Beach 7 miles Slapton Sands about 5 miles (Distances are approximate)
94 Fore Street Kingsbridge Devon TQ7 1PP
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment
01548 857 588