An Estate with a 17 bedroom house, cottages, boathouse, lodge, stable yard and 60 acres of land

Included within the property as a whole is the charming driveway flanked on either side by grass verges enjoying stunning uninterrupted views which leads down to the main house and on to the cottages and former chapel. Together with the most unusual Boat House on the River Avon and a total of 753 metres of frontage to the river along the entire length which includes fishing rights on the west bank. The Avon is renowned for salmon and trout, although there are no official catch records for this section of the River.

The residential properties include a pair of semi-detached cottages known as Nos. 1 & 2 Mount Brown, which adjoin the top driveway, which would make one delightful 4 bedroomed house; the former stable yard which currently has a single cottage together with the potential to convert other buildings, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent; the former chapel and mausoleum, part of which has been converted into a residential cottage, the remainder comprising a lovely hallway and out in the grounds are some 70 acres of woodland, pasture and cover, together with the sites of a former cricket pitch with cricket pavilion and potential for water gardens.

Hazelwood is for sale as a whole or in eleven lots and offers a unique opportunity to purchase the hub of the former Estate now in need of bringing forward into the 21st. Century and requiring modernisation and refurbishment and having tremendous development potential subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

This property has 60 acres of land.


The lotting is as detailed hereunder.

Lot 1 (shown coloured dark blue on the plan attached) – the 16 bedroomed Victorian dwelling together with the timber framed Lodge, driveway, gardens, grounds and 405 metres of frontage to the River Avon, extending to 16.34 ha (40.38 acres).

Lot 2 (shown coloured red on the plan attached) – Nos. 1 & 2 Mount Brown Cottages being a pair of semi-detached cottages each with 2 bedroomed accommodation, together with 1.76 ha (4.35 acres).

Lot 3 (shown coloured orange on the plan attached) – the former stable yard comprising, Cottage, Carriage House, stables and other outbuildings and standing in 0.55 ha (1.36 acres).

Lot 4 (shown coloured yellow on the plan attached) – Hazelwood Boat House together with 41 metres of frontage to the River Avon and pasture, extending to 0.43 ha (1.06 of an acre).

Lot 5 – (shown coloured pink on the plan attached) – amenity ground having 64 metres of frontage to the River Avon, comprising pasture and extending to 0.4 ha (1 acre).

Lot 6 (shown coloured purple on the plan attached) – the former Hazelwood Chapel comprising cottage, hallway, billiard room and pasture ground, extending to 0.88 of a ha (2.17 acres). Lot 7 (shown coloured blue on the plan attached) – the former orchard standing in 0.21 ha (0.52 of an acre).

Lot 8 (shown coloured green on the plan attached) – 2.88 ha (7.12 acres of pasture, former cricket pitch and cricket pavilion, together with 243 metres of frontage to the River Avon.

Lot 9 (shown coloured ochre on the plan attached) – 0.51 ha (1.26 acres) of rough pasture situated due west of Crannacombe Cottages.

Lot 10 (shown coloured grey on the plan attached) – former orchard standing in 0.31 ha (0.77 acres).

Lot 11 – 753 meters of fishing rights on the River Avon (west bank).


Hazelwood occupies a magical position on the western side of the picturesque valley of the River Avon, just to the southwest of the hamlet of Gara Bridge. Nestling into the hillside and facing east overlooking the valley bottom and the River Avon, this delightful 19th. Century Grade II Listed gracious Victorian Villa enjoys wonderful undisturbed views across its own land and away over the Avon Valley to the southeast.

The house was formerly the principal residence of a large traditional farming Estate owned by The Peek Family but in more recent years has been run by the vendors as a small private hotel with restaurant facilities and also used as a wedding venue/conference centre.

Hazelwood is situated in the triangle between the market and estuary town of Kingsbridge, the Elizabethan river town of Totnes and the historic port of Dartmouth. Located in the very heart of the South Hams in an area renowned for its wonderful climate, beautiful coastline with beaches, marinas, water sport facilities and coastal footpath walking and having the Dartmoor National Park to the north.

Access from the motorway network is via the M5 and A38 leaving at the Wrangaton interchange and travelling due south for some 6 miles, passing through California Cross with its public house, garage and small supermarket, approximately 1 mile from Hazelwood. Turning to the east at Blackdown Rings this will lead you down into the stunning tranquil river valley of the Avon.

Salcombe 13 miles, Dartmouth 13 miles the A38 interchange 5½ miles, Kingsbridge 7 miles and Totnes 10 miles.


From the A38 leave the Expressway at Wrangaton, approximately 1 mile west of South Brent and head due south passing through Kitterford and California Crosses. Some 50m past the BP garage at California Cross fork left signposted Loddiswell and Kingsbridge. Proceed for approximately 1 mile to Coldharbour Cross and turn left. Continue along this lane passing a junction to the right and start to drop down into the Avon Valley. The entrance to Hazelwood will be found through high stone walls/pillars on the right hand side, approximately 300m past the “T” junction.

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Other features

  • 17 Bedroom Grade II Listed house
  • 4 Cottages
  • Lodge
  • Boathouse
  • Stableyard
  • Former chapel
  • Fishing rights
  • 60 acres of land
  • In all about 11,863 SqFt.

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Ref: EXE160168

Loddiswell Kingsbridge Devon TQ7

Guide Price

Ref: EXE160168

Loddiswell Kingsbridge Devon TQ7

Guide Price