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Mapstone Hill Lustleigh, Newton Abbot Guide Price £1,500,000

  • A Residential Country Estate
  • Located Within A Secluded Wooded Valley
  • Within The Popular Parish Of Lustleigh
  • Accommodation 3400sq. ft.
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Large Kitchen & AGA
  • Open Plan Dining Room
  • 23 acres, Two Lakes, Stream & Former Tennis Court
  • Separate Studio
  • *No Chain*

**CLOSING DATE FOR OFFERS - Monday 6th June at 5pm. Offer forms will be forwarded upon request** A residential country estate, with a house of character located within a secluded wooded valley in the ever popular parish of Lustleigh. Accommodation 3400sq. ft. including six bedrooms, two ensuite and a bathroom, sitting room, open plan dining room and kitchen with AGA, granite fireplace, large utility room and boot room. 23 acres of landscaped grounds with two ornamental lakes, a pond, stream, former tennis court, separate studio, some outbuildings with attractive woodland.

Mapstone Hill Lustleigh
Newton Abbot TQ13 9SE
County: Devon
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: DRN00853


Through the rear hardwood entrance door within recessed porchway into the:

Entrance Lobby:

10' 6'' x 8' 10'' (3.21m x 2.70m)

Side window to entrance door, flagstone floor, single panel radiator, coved ceiling, door to utility room, glazed door to dining room, door to:


8' 2'' x 5' 3'' (2.50m x 1.60m)

Flagstone floor, single glazed window to side aspect, coved ceiling, double panel radiator, low level W.C. Wash basin.

Dining Room:

26' 3'' x 16' 7'' (8.00m x 5.06m)

Floorboards, double panel radiator, coved ceiling, French doors to front garden, single glazed window with window seat to the front aspect, granite fireplace, shelves and cupboard to one side, shelves to one side, staircase to the first floor. A step up to the:


15' 5'' x 14’ 9'' (4.70m x 4.50m)

Floorboards, french doors to the front garden, single glazed window to the front aspect, coved ceiling, full size black enamel aga, double butlers sinks with mixer tap, base cupboards and drawers to one side with black granite work surface, wall cupboard and plate rack over sinks, space and plumbing for dishwasher, full size cupboards to one side.

Sitting Room:

20' 0'' x 16' 7'' (6.10m x 5.06m)

Floorboards, French doors to the side garden, single glazed window with window seat to the front aspect, coved ceiling, two double panel radiators, inset Jotul wood burner with wooden mantle and surround. Staircase to First Floor.

Utility Room:

19' 0'' x 15' 0'' (5.8m x 4.56m)

Quarry tiled floor with vinyl over, two single glazed windows to the rear aspect, single and double panel radiator, door to the entrance hallway, door to:

Boot Room:

14' 7'' x 6' 0'' (4.44m x 1.84m)

Quarry tiles with vinyl over, glazed stable door to the outside, wainscot panelling, electric meter cupboard, cupboards and shelves, single glazed window to the side aspect.


25' 8'' x 7' 3'' (7.83m x 2.20m)

Floorboards, coved ceiling, shelves to one side, double panel radiator.

Bedroom One:

20' 4'' x 16' 9'' (6.20m x 5.10m)

Double bedroom, floorboards, single glazed windows to the front and side aspects, two double panel radiators, coved ceiling.

Ensuite Shower Room:

14' 6'' x 10' 7'' (4.42m x 3.22m)

Floorboards, single glazed window to the rear aspect, shower attachment to one side, low level W.C. Wash basin, wall lights, coved ceiling.

Bedroom Two:

9' 5'' x 10' 3'' (2.86m x 3.12m)

Double bedroom, floorboards, single glazed window to the front aspect and landing, coved ceiling, single panel radiator.

Bedroom Three:

13' 1'' x 11' 10'' (4.00m x 3.60m)

Double bedroom, floorboards, single glazed window to the front aspect and landing, coved ceiling, double panel radiator.

Bedroom Four:

13' 1'' x 8' 3'' (4.00m x 2.52m)

Double bedroom, single bedroom to front aspect, coved ceiling.

Bedroom Five:

16' 11'' x 15' 10'' (5.15m x 4.82m)

Floorboards, single glazed window to the front aspect, double panel radiator, coved ceiling.

Steps up to 2nd landing:

Floorboards, coved ceiling, hatch to roof space.

Shower Room:

7' 4'' x 6' 6'' (2.24m x 1.98m)

Floorboards, single glazed window side, low level W.C. Wash basin within a vanity unit, double panel radiator, shower cubicle with centrally heated shower unit.

Bedroom Six:

15' 0'' x 12' 7'' (4.56m x 3.84m)

Double bedroom, floorboards, coved ceiling, double panel radiator, single glazed window to rear aspect.

Ensuite Bathroom:

10' 4'' x 8' 6'' (3.16m x 2.58m)

Floorboards, coved ceiling, two single glazed windows to the rear aspect, centrally heated towel rail, low level W.C, pedestal wash basin, panel bath, part tiled walls, wainscott panelling, wall lights.


Approached by a long single track driveway with concrete tracks via a wooden gated entrance leading onto a gravel parking area for several vehicles which has mature hedgerows to one side and a level overgrown lawn to the far side with some shrubs and trees and protruding granite rocks. To the side of the house is a glazed door to the boiler room also housing the hot water cylinder with a bunded green plastic oil tank on raised platform. To the side and front of the house is a raised patio area with low stone walls to the front and steps down. The landscaped and terraced front lawn is overgrown with some trees and bushes and steps down towards the two large interconnecting ornamental lakes with woodland path beside that leads to a wooden bridge to the redundant tennis court to the west of the property (as shown on the plan).

Located at the rear of the property:


23' 4'' x 17' 9'' (7.15m x 5.33m)

Timber construction with pitched slate tiled roof, three single glazed windows to the far side, two double glazed windows and a single glazed window to the front aspect, door to the front aspect, tiled floor, three Velux windows, electric, lighting and a butler sink unit to one side. Mains water and Mains Electrical supply.

Garden Shed:

9' 11'' x 7' 10'' (3.03m x 2.40m)

Timber construction with felt pitched roof, single glazed window to the side.

Stone Barn:

9' 10'' x 8' 2'' (3.00m x 2.50m)

Stone construction, timber and corrugated pitched roof.


The property has not been occupied for a few years. A certain amount of clearing and tidying up of the garden has taken place but there is more to do to return the area to its former glory as a fine small rural estate.


The agent has seen wild duck alight and take off form the ornamental lakes. The presence of other birds and wildlife can be expected.


A drone ariel video can be viewed by clicking on the link in the particulars.



The property has a mains electricity and water supply. An electrical and water survey has been carried out and the report is available upon request. There is an a oil fired central heating and hot water system that is in need of replacement. The property has a private septic tank treatment plant that is in good order.


Band E (39) - available for inspection.


Teignbridge District Council 01626 361101 Dartmoor National Park Authority 01626 832093


Middle Combe, Lustleigh: Council Tax Band H rates 2022/23 £4223.02 per annum.


The property is freehold with vacant possession and no chain.


The property is subject to any wayleaves, rights or easements on the land whether or not mentioned in these particulars of sale. A search of the title register has not revealed any wayleaves, rights or easements on the land. There is a public footpath That runs from Mapstone Hill to Sanduck Wood and continues along the driveway passing the eastern side of the residence continuing along a woodland path to the north where its exits through the gateway. The footpath is recorded as Lustleigh footpath no.1 and is part of a network of footpaths that originate form the village. A permissive footpath was put in place several years ago to allow abled walkers to keep away from the house, this was supported and has been adopted by Lustleigh Parish Council.


The property is registered with the Dartmoor Commoners Council Register of Common Land with 1 Livestock Unit (1 cow or 1 pony or 4 sheep) exercisable over Lustleigh Cleave Common CL57 Entry no.16.


All viewings are strictly by prior appointment only Please contact either: Rendells Newton Abbot 01626 353 881 /


There is a river running through the property with woodland on the opposite side. The old footbridge if used should be approached with extreme caution - in essence it would be better not to use the bridge. Any applicant or potential purchaser should view the property entirely at his or her own risk. No responsibility is accepted by the vendors nor their agents.

Mapstone Hill Lustleigh
Newton Abbot TQ13 9SE
County: Devon
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: DRN00853
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