Lot 1: Crabadon Manor, Halwell Tq9

  • 6 Beds
  • 687,376 sqft
  • $5/sqft
Crabadon Manor is situated in a particularly attractive part of the rolling wooded countryside of the South Hams lying within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty situated only 10 miles f
Crabadon Manor is situated in a particularly attractive part of the rolling wooded countryside of the South Hams lying within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty situated only 10 miles from the south Devon coast.

The Manor is located off a particularly quiet council road some 6 miles from Totnes which lies to the west and 10 miles from Kingsbridge. Both towns offer a wide range of day to day facilities including supermarkets, surgeries and numerous independent shops.

Dartmouth lying on the River Dart is approximately 11.5 miles to the south east whilst Salcombe is some 15.5 miles to the south. There is a regular train service to London Paddington from Totnes. The regional airport is Exeter and offers regular shuttle connections to major airports in the country and abroad. The area is renowned for marine and sporting activities with both Salcombe and the Dart Estuaries providing the highest quality of sailing and family beaches such as Bigbury Bay and Bantham. There are numerous other sporting opportunities including racing at Newton Abbot, golf at Bantham and Dartmouth and various local shoots taking advantage of the dramatic topography.

Crabadon Manor comprises a most attractive private residential holding set in a secluded position in a particularly attractive part of south Devon. The Manor house, adjoining cottage and range of traditional barns are grouped together centrally within the holding, set well back from the council road enjoying views down the wooded valley below. The Manor which is steeped in history provides excellent family accommodation serviced by a range of large traditional barns which offer potential for a variety of alternative uses subject to consent.

The property lies in an area of high amenity value.

Comprising Crabadon Manor, Lily Pond Cottage, a range of listed traditional barns, gardens, amenity woodland and paddocks, all lying within approximately 15.78 acres.

The Manor offers enormous charm and character yet its manageable size makes it ideal as both a family home and a place for entertaining. There are numerous historic features throughout the house including oak panelling, slate flag floors and impressive fireplaces.

Crabadon Manor has a long history built in Medieval times as a summer retreat for the Monks of Cisterian Monastery of Buckfastleigh in the 13th century. The over mantal in the drawing room denotes its heritage from the monastery at that time. Whilst the building used to comprise four sides around the lily pond, part of which was made into cloisters, the Manor has been reconfigured to take full advantage of its southerly aspect.

Entrance to the Manor is from the two storey porch at the front which leads to the central cross passage. The impressive front door leads to an entrance hall from which the principal reception rooms are accessed. To one side is the library through which leads to the drawing room. On the other side of the hall is a good sized dining room ideal for entertaining. Beyond the dining room is the farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room which in turn leads to the usual service rooms including the utility, laundry room and a conservatory.

First Floor
There is the principal bedroom with en-suite shower room, further adjoining bedroom (that would be ideal as a dressing room) and four further double bedrooms and family bathroom.

The house lies in an elevated position with a gravelled area of hardstanding to the front and side and a lawned terrace garden running down to the wooded valley below. To the rear of the house is a further lawned garden and lily pond.

Situated to the rear of the Manor, the detached 2 bedroom cottage provides excellent ancillary accommodation and enjoys the benefit of overlooking the attractive gardens and lily pond.

The accommodation comprises on the ground floor; kitchen/breakfast room and bedroom with en-suite bathroom, and on the first floor, a large sitting room with shower room.

Dating back to the origins of Crabadon Manor, there are a range of listed traditional stone barns that lie to the west also enjoying the peaceful and spectacular location and providing the opportunity for a range of additional or alternative residential, holiday, or other uses, subject to obtaining the relevant planning consents. One of the barns was the original chapel to the Manor and another provided stabling.

The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in four lots.

The property will be sold with vacant possession for Lots 1, 2 and 4.
Crabadon Cottage is currently let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.

Crabadon Manor, the former stables and adjoining outbuildings to the north of the Manor are all Listed Grade II.

The farm is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and entitlements will be transferred to the purchaser following completion.

The property is serviced by its own private water supply.
The property is serviced by a private drainage system.
Currently both Crabadon Manor and Crabadon Cottage are serviced by a private electricity system running off a generator.

The property lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

All sporting rights are in-hand.

Crabadon Manor G

Crabadon Manor G

South Hams District Council
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  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Library
  • Equestrian
  • Privacy
  • Laundry Room

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