A period country house with 5 income producing cottages set in 29 acres

Lower Tideford Farm is approached via a long drive, which leads to the house and cottages. The period house is south facing and enjoys rural views. The current owners have carried out an extensive renovation and upgrading programme and the property is now offered in excellent decorative order.

The house is light and bright, with well-proportioned rooms and lovely countryside views. The entrance porch opens into the large drawing room with Nestor Martin oil fired room heater, which in turn leads to the sitting room with wood burner. Study with door to garden. The farmhouse kitchen is of an excellent size and offers a great family space. Adjoining is the utility room with plenty of fitted storage cupboards plumbing for washing machine and space for chest freezer. Adjoining is a cloakroom and cupboard housing oil-fired boiler. Stairs lead to a galleried landing. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and an ensuite bathroom. There are 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The fifth bedroom is currently used as a dressing room.

Outside there is parking for numerous vehicles, a gravelled terrace and extensive gardens to all sides laid mainly to lawn with mature trees. Clearly, if the buyer wishes to have more land, then further land can be purchased.

The cottages, comprising 1 full residential property, 4 holiday cottages and 5.27 acres, as coloured green on plan.

Consisting of a range of traditional barns, which have been skilfully converted to create five luxurious cottages. Many of the cottages retain original beams and trusses and they benefit from wide ranging views across the countryside. The cottages are set away from the house with a private courtyard for guests to enjoy.

• The Dartmouth – 3 bedrooms, sleeps 7 and has full residential permission • The Salcombe – 2 bedrooms, sleeps 6 • The Cornworthy – 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4 • The Dittisham – 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4 • The Tuckenhay – 1 bedroom, sleeps 2

The property has a number of outbuildings including a timber and block Barn which houses the laundry/utility room and provides storage space. Behind this is a substantial timber frame barn with profile steel roof, which is used as a covered games room.The barn has recently been granted palnning permission for two detached dwellings and adds to the further development potential of the farm .Further information is available upon request ( Planning Number:1697/17/PDM). Beyond the cottages there is a historic derelict stone dwelling, currently used as a storage barn. Subject to obtaining the relevant consents it may be possible to develop this site to create a further cottage if requuired .

This property has 29.16 acres of land.


Outside the main farmhouse there is parking for numerous vehicles, a gravelled terrace and extensive gardens to all sides laid mainly to lawn with mature trees. Clearly, if the buyer wishes to have more land, then further land can be purchased.

With Lot 2, there is a delightful conservation area, which runs down to a pond and then down a valley with a small stream.

With reference to the enclosed plan, there is a further amount of land available. Please note that lots 5, 6 & 7 will not be sold until either lot 1 or 2 have been sold. This land is largely productive well-draining pasture or arable land and the fields are fenced with access to water.

Planning number 1697/17/PDM Change of use for adgricutural barn to 2 dwellings


Lower Tideford Farm is in the sought after South Hams, which has rolling countryside, a mild climate and charming villages and is close to the stunning Devon coastline. The beautiful Dart villages of Dittisham and Cornworthy are nearby with Dittisham in particular being popular with those who participate in water sports having a thriving sailing club, as well as an historic church, village store, post office and two pubs.

Just over 5 miles away is the naval estuary town of Dartmouth (known as the jewel of the South Hams), which is renowned for its deep safe harbour and its marina. Dartmouth has a good selection of shops including boutiques, galleries, gourmet restaurants and al fresco cafes etc. The medieval market town of Totnes is also 5 miles away, with its historic castle and narrow Norman streets. Totnes has a unique creative spirit as characterised by its range of individual shops and cafes. It also has primary and secondary schools, two supermarkets, a main line rail station and leisure centre/ swimming pool, as well as boating opportunities on the River Dart.


From the A38 Exeter – Plymouth expressway take the left hand turning A384 to Totnes. After about 5 miles on reaching the outskirts of the town turn right at traffic lights on A381 signed to Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. Continue up the hill, over the traffic lights, past the left turn for Totnes then take the next left halfway up the hill signed Cornworthy, Dittisham and Bow Creek. Follow this road for approximately 3 miles and then turn right down a narrow lane to Bow Creek and Dittisham. Continue down the hill, go over Bow Bridge, follow the road to the left past the famous Waterman’s Arms through picturesque Tuckenhay. Go over the stream and follow the road bearing left, you will then pass a cottage on your left with a sign called Edgecombe Barn. Go straight on, up the hill for ¼ mile and turn right signed Tideford and Dartmouth. Bear right at a small grassy island, continue past a cottage on your right and up the hill. Lower Tideford Farm is the first property on your left approached along its own long drive.

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Other features

  • Fabulous business opportunity with 5 bedroom farmhouse
  • Five holiday cottages
  • Outbuildings with planning for additional properties
  • Nature valley with pond and stream
  • In all about 2,609 SqFt.

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Cornworthy Totnes Devon TQ9

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