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10 of the Best Properties for Sale in Devon and Cornwall

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10 of the Best Properties for Sale in Devon and Cornwall

The C&TH pick of the very best properties in Devon and Cornwall

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Here are 10 of the finest properties that Devon and Cornwall have to offer, from country estates to seaside retreats…

1. Woodtown, Devon

Woodtown, Devon

This 5-bedroom house in the peaceful setting of Dartmoor is a real beauty. It includes a traditional barn, swimming pool, tennis court, and about 130.76 acres of gardens with pasture, woodland and rich greenery. Only 2 hours by train to Paddington, it’s a modern country house dream. Available through Knight Frank for £2.5m


2. Canoteign Manor, Devon

Canoteign Manor, Devon

A spectacular sight for sore eyes, Canoteign is an ancient manor house restored by Lady Exmouth in the 1970’s and now a beautiful property with 21st-century amenities. Spread over 3 floors, Canoteign offers comfortable living, extraordinary views, an impressive garden and a swimming pool. Labelled one of the finest country homes in the South West, get a virtual tour now! Available through Fine & Country via for £3.95m 

3. Upalong, Devon

Upalong, Devon

This 7-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 3-reception property sits in Devon overlooking the Salcombe Estuary – one of the most desirable waterfront locations in the UK. Hop on a water taxi available in the summer months and admire the formal lawns, the terrace with outstanding views entered via bi-fold doors, and enjoy the en-suite bedrooms and modern, private atmosphere the house offers. Available through Knight Frank for £6m

4. Culverhayes, Devon

Culverhayes, Devon

A stunning country house set within 8.5 acres, Culverhayes has been around since the late 1800s. Working ideally as a family home, it is well presented and offers a sufficient amount of rooms and living areas. The kitchen is particularly well-designed, with smart marble surfaces and built-in appliances. Available through Savills for £2.25m

5. Ashton Manor, Devon

Ashton Manor, Devon

Built in 1892, Ashton Manor is a south-facing property within 80 acres. From the exterior it’s grand and private, surrounded by the Teign Valley. The interior is just as impressive, however, remains welcoming, cosy, manageable. An innovative home for the technologically-savvy or appreciative, Ashton Manor has PV panels and a charging point for Tesla electric cars, all which helps reduce the carbon footprint of the brilliant home. Available through Strutt & Parker for £3m

6. Sconner House, Cornwall

Sconner House, Cornwall


At the end of a long, private driveway surrounded by rich greenery, sits Sconner House. After being welcomed in via a grand hall, peruse the drawing, family, kitchen, sitting and music rooms. Then, up the staircase, you’ll find 7 beautiful bedrooms (5 en-suite) and 2 family bathrooms. It’s light, spacious and boasts an interesting history, dating back to 1820… Available through Lillicrap Chilcott for £1.65m  

7. Atlantic House, Cornwall

Atlantic House, Cornwall

Perched on the Cornish coastline, Atlantic House is a collection of apartments with stunning, panoramic views of the water. There are nine apartments with facilities such as but not limited to a terrace for al fresco dining, a Surf Shack ideal for those who want to make the most of the house’s setting, and 12 additional luxury hotel rooms, for when guests come to stay. Available through Strutt & Parker for £1.1m 

8. Highfield, Devon


Highfield in Totnes, Devon, is a glorious Grade II listed Georgian property. Admire the uniquely curved staircase which leads to the rooms above, and on the ground floor, spend your time in the particularly lavish drawing room which boasts features such as a marble fireplace, floor to ceiling windows and corniced ceilings. Available through Marchand Petit for £1.25m

9. Laundry Cottage, Devon

Laundry Cottage, Devon

This 5-bedroom 3-bathroom property is a charming haven in Plymouth, Devon. Ideal for homeowners who like to spend time outside, Laundry Cottage has 2.37 acres of landscaped gardens and paddocks. The property itself is about 4000 sq ft, full of luxurious en-suite bedrooms, studies, libraries, media rooms and a gym! Available through Marchand Petit for £975,000 

10. Gummow Farmhouse, Cornwall

Gummow Farmhouse, Cornwall

Boasting outbuildings, paddocks, 4 acres of gardens and life in a rural setting, Gummow Farmhouse is a 5-bedroom property that we’d certainly like to live in. It’s in between Cornwall’s north and south coastlines, is covered in wonderful wisteria and put simply, offers a traditional farmhouse aesthetic with contemporary assets. Available through Stags for £825,000

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