A Grade II Listed 500 year old Devon longhouse with a substantial barn conversion and outbuildings.

Parkside Farm: Believed to date from the 16th or 17th century, Parkside Farm is a handsome Grade II Listed property offering over 2,800 sq. ft. of light filled flexible accommodation, presented to a very high standard throughout. It has been sensitively modernised to provide an ideal family and entertaining space combining the amenities of modern living with character features including stone mullion windows, some exposed stone walls, beams and original fireplaces.

On the ground floor is a welcoming central reception hall with a quarry tiled floor which gives access to the reception rooms including a drawing room with window seating, flagstone flooring and an inglenook fireplace with a bread oven, a wood burning stove and original settle. There is also a generous-sized study with flagstone flooring, a neighbouring fitted utility room with a door to the garden, as well as a stunning contemporary 30 ft. dual aspect family/dining room extension and a wall of glazed sliding doors opening to the garden to both aspects. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with quarry tiled flooring, window seating, a range of traditional fitted wooden units, a four oven Aga, separate oven and hob. There is also a cloakroom.

On the first floor there is a spacious principal bedroom with built-in storage and an en suite shower room. There are four additional double bedrooms, all with built-in storage, and one with a high exposed A frame vaulted ceiling, a stylish en suite bathroom with both walk in shower and bath, and a glazed door to the garden. A well-appointed family bathroom services the other bedrooms.

Parkside Barn: Parkside Barn is a white rendered stone-built barn conversion providing approximately 1,552 sq ft of living space. The accommodation comprises a central reception hall/dining room, a sitting room with an open fireplace, a fitted kitchen with quality integrated appliances including an electric oven and hob, a utility room and a cloakroom. On the first floor there is a spacious principal bedroom with an en suite shower room, two additional double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The driveway approaching the property splits to create a separate approach for Parkside Barn which has its own parking area for multiple vehicles. There is an attractive garden with a lawn at the front, bordered by colourful shrubs and planting, as well as a patio to the side which provides an excellent place for al fresco dining and entertaining.

Local Authority: South Hams.

Services: Mains electricity and water. Private septic tank drainage. Ultra fast fibre optic broadband is connected to Parkside Farm, Parkside Barn and the office outbuilding, direct to the properties. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax: Parkside Farm, G. Parkside Barn, F.

Rights of Way: If sold in separate lots, Parkside Barn will have a Right of Way over the driveway to access their property.

This property has 4.39 acres of land.


Parkside Farm is approached over a sweeping gravelled driveway leading to private parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to an attractive cobbled courtyard with a large outbuilding extending to almost 2,300 sq. ft. The outbuilding currently comprises a gym or studio with large skylights, a double garage with workshop, a stabling area with two loose boxes and internal stairs rising to a spacious first floor office or reception room. There is also a double garage with inspection pit, a workshop area, four piggery stalls and a store/stable.

The gardens at Parkside Farm are beautiful, laid mainly to level lawn, bordered by well stocked flower and shrub beds and featuring a stream with a footbridge and a very pretty garden pond with a small waterfall. There is also an orchard with an apiary, a summerhouse with a veranda, numerous seating areas and a large paved terrace accessed from the family/dining room which provides the perfect space for entertaining, al fresco dining and enjoying the peaceful surroundings. There is also a level, well-fenced paddock away from the house, on the other side of the drive.

In total, the land included measures approximately 4.39 acres, highlighted in green and pink on the plan.


The property is located in a popular rural location in the beautiful South Hams countryside, approximately a mile from the village of Sparkwell and on the fringes of the Dartmoor National Park. There are endless opportunities for a range of outdoor pursuits in the local area including excellent walking, riding and cycling direct from the property. The renowned coastline of the South Hams is also within easy reach, offering excellent sailing and water sports opportunities.

Sparkwell offers a range of day-to-day amenities including a church, a parish hall, golf course, public house with restaurant, Montessori Nursery and a popular primary school. Dartmoor Zoo is also close by. The Plymouth suburb of Plympton, approximately two miles away, offers a range of local shopping, a shopping centre, swimming pool and two secondary schools. Ivybridge, just 5.5 miles away, offers a wide range of independent shopping, the Watermark Centre with cinema, library and concert venue amenities, a leisure centre, secondary schooling and a mainline train station. The city of Plymouth meanwhile provides more extensive facilities including cinemas, theatres, department stores, colleges, grammar schools, a university, restaurants and its historic waterside.

The property enjoys excellent communication links: Ivybridge train station offers regular trains to Paddington in a little over three hours, the nearby A38 Devon Expressway gives access to major towns and to the national motorway network. Exeter Airport offers a good range of flights to domestic and European destinations.

The area benefits from a good selection of state schooling including Sparkwell All Saints Primary School, Plympton Academy and Hele’s School together with some noted independent schools including Plymouth College, Mount Kelly, Sands, Totnes Progressive, Stover, St. Christopher’s Staverton and Park.


The postcode PL7 5AP will take you to the property using a satellite navigation system.

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Other features

  • Five bedroom farmhouse
  • Three bedroom barn conversion
  • Extensive outbuilding
  • Approximately 4.39 acres

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Plympton Plymouth Devon PL7

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Plympton Plymouth Devon PL7

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