A four bedroom detached farmhouse in need of refurbishment with approximately 0.9 acres.

Penn House is a cosy and secluded property, with four bedrooms, surrounded by stunning Devon countryside. Located approximately a mile to the south of the quaint village of Higher Ashton, the house sits alongside one other property at the end of a farm track, and enjoys views across the surrounding fields and woodland.

Penn House is in need of refurbishment and presents an exciting opportunity to create the perfect family home.

The property features well-proportioned reception rooms, including the comfortable sitting room, with its impressive stone fireplace and timber beams overhead. There is also a dining room, which leads through to the sunny, south-facing conservatory. The kitchen/breakfast room has wooden storage units, plus a range cooker.

Upstairs there are four generously-sized double bedrooms, two of which have their own washbasins. There is a spacious family bathroom, plus a further shower room, both of which are found on the first floor.

This property has 0.93 acres of land.


The property is approached via a tarmac drive, which opens into an ample parking and turning area, with access to the double carport. There are enchanting country gardens to the sides and rear of the house, with lawns and meadows, providing a peaceful and secluded place in which to relax. In total, the gardens at Penn House extend to approximately 0.9 acres.


Penn House is situated just outside the pretty village of Higher Ashton and has wonderful views of the Teign Valley, Dartmoor National Park and Haldon Forest. The village of Ashton has an excellent pub called The Manor Inn. The nearby village of Christow provides amenities such as a Post Office and Village shop and an excellent primary school. Another primary school can be found in Doddiscombsleigh, approximately two miles away. Secondary schooling can be found in Exeter and, via a local school bus, at Teign School Kingsteignton. Walking and riding is widely available in the surrounding countryside on Dartmoor, Haldon Hill and Forest. There is fishing in the River Teign, golf at the nearby Teign Valley Golf Course and sailing is available along the South Devon coast.

Exeter, approximately 8.4 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants including John Lewis. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter, including Exeter School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country. The area is well connected by road, with the M5 approximately 7 miles away from Penn House, while mainline rail services are available from Exeter St. David's.


From Exeter, take the Exe Bridge South and join the A377 (Alphington Street) heading south out of the city. After just under a mile and a half, take the second exit at the roundabout, following the sign for Ide. Continue for three quarters of a mile, turn left and then continue onto Fore Street and around to the left onto the High Street. After three and a half miles, turn right, following the sign for Ashton. After a mile and three quarters, turn right, following the sign for Ashton and then after a third of a mile, turn left onto George Teign Road. After just less than half a mile, the entrance to Penn Farm will be on your left-hand side.

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Other features

  • Set in approximately 0.9 acres
  • Sought-after Teign Valley location
  • 2,532 sq. ft. of accommodation

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Ref: EXE180471

Higher Ashton Exeter Devon EX6

Guide Price

Ref: EXE180471

Higher Ashton Exeter Devon EX6

Guide Price