Kingsbridge Devon TQ7 Malborough

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An impressive seven-bedroom barn conversion with a beautiful garden, stables and swimming pool

Chestnut Barn is a beautifully presented rural property on the outskirts of Salcombe, with seven bedrooms and stunning views across the surrounding countryside. The property is thought to have been converted from its original use as a barn in the 1990s, and has been subject to further redevelopment in 2016, extending into what was once a linhay.

The ground floor has three comfortable reception rooms, with the sitting room and study featuring engineered oak flooring.The sitting room has a fireplace and a door opening onto the front patio area. There is also a family room or games room in the linhay part of the building, which adjoins the large, airy kitchen/breakfast room. The bespoke kitchen was fitted in 2017 and includes quarry-tiled flooring, a central island made from reclaimed timber, and integrated appliances.

There is one double bedroom on the ground floor, while the first floor has a further six bedrooms, all of which are doubles. The generous principal bedroom has skylights, a door opening onto a Juliet balcony and an en suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom with a stunning freestanding bathtub and a separate shower unit, and a further shower room.

Marlborough 0.5 miles, Salcombe 1.0 miles, Kingsbridge 4.0 miles, Totnes mainline station 18.0 miles (2.5 hours to London Paddington), Plymouth 21 miles, Torquay 25 miles

Sitting room | Family room/games room | Study Kitchen/breakfast room | Laundry room Cloakroom | Principal bedroom with en suite shower room | 6 Further bedrooms | Family bathroom | Shower room | 2 Garages | Gym Swimming pool | Stables | Garden and 5.8 aces of grounds | EPC rating D

This property has 5 acres of land.


The extensive garden and grounds are surrounded by breathtaking countryside, with views across rolling hills towards Salcombe’s iconic South Sands. The outbuildings include a detached garaging block with a double garage and a further single garage, which is currently used as a home gym. There is also a stables block with a tack room, a fodderstore and a central concrete turnout area. The garden has an area of wrap-around paved terracing and a well maintained, level lawn. There is also a heated swimming pool with an air-source heat pump, which was installed in 2020 the pool is surrounded by a patio. The garden has a large sun deck and patio ideal for alfresco dining. The grounds total approximately 5.8 acres, including surrounding fields and paddocks.


The property occupies a picturesque rural setting between the village of Marlborough and sought-after Salcombe, in the heart of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Half a mile away, Marlborough has a variety of amenities, including a local convenience store, a post office and two pubs, while a mile to the east, Salcombe provides further amenities and wonderful leisure facilities, with a variety of restaurants and cafés, as well as being a superb spot to enjoy sailing. The market town of Kingsbridge, four miles away, offers a comprehensive choice of shops, two major supermarkets, and numerous independent shops, restaurants and bars along with doctor’s surgeries, dentists and The South Hams community hospital.

Marlborough has its own primary school, while secondary education is provided at Kingsbridge Community College, rated “outstanding” by Ofsted. Further shopping and leisure facilities can be found at Dartmouth, Plymouth and Exeter. The area is famous for its stunning beaches, with South and North Sands and the famous Winking Prawn restaurant approximately a mile away. Further beaches include Bantham, Lannacombe, Mattiscombe, Torcross and Millbay, to name but a few. There isa direct train to London Paddington in two anda half hours from Totnes, 18 miles away


From Kingsbridge, take the A381 towards West Alvington and Salcombe and continue to follow the A381 for four miles, passing through Marlborough. Half a mile after Marlborough, take the entrance onyour right-hand side, signposted for Churchill Farm. Follow the lane, and the entrance to Chestnut Barn will be on your right-hand side

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