The cutest houses on the market in Devon – including a Tuscan style barn conversion

It’s no secret that Devon is full of beautiful places to live. No wonder so many people want to settle here.

But apart from the dramatic coastline, rolling hills and scenic views, the county is also home to some of the UK’s most charming homes.

From country stilts to thatched cottages and colorful terraces, there are homes to complement every location.

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So whether you’re looking to relocate or just like to dream, here’s our roundup of some of the finest properties currently on the market in Devon.


A real dollhouse

With its perfectly positioned windows, manicured front lawn and classic red brick exterior, this charming period property looks like a real dollhouse.

Iron railings line the property, leading you down a picture book path flanked by neatly trimmed hedges.

And discover this beautiful blue front door, surrounded by a majestic porch, adorned with a large scallop shell between a pair of carved dolphins.

Not your average porch

Dating back to the 1830s, this Grade II listed house was built by the famous local builder and plasterer, William Phillips.

It is located on the outskirts of the popular village of Woodbury, near Exeter, where you will find everything you need, including a local department store, two pubs, cricket and tennis clubs and a host of social groups to help you settle into the village. life.

Through the porthole

And this three-bedroom home is equally idyllic inside and out, with charming touches at every turn.

Take for example, the ornate cornice, rounded door frames, and sash windows with space for a window seat.

On the landing, you will be greeted by the porthole of an old ship, which allows light to penetrate the staircase.

The enchanting back garden
The enchanting back garden

The finishing touch is the beautiful back garden, with a winding path and secluded seating area, vibrant borders and a beautiful silver birch tree. Enchanting.

He’s on the market for £475,000 with East of Exe

The Old Forge, Sampford Courtenay

The Old Forge, Sampford Courtenay
The Old Forge, Sampford Courtenay

If there’s one thing that says ‘chocolate box’, it’s a thatched roof.

Situated in Sampford Courtenay, one of the prettiest villages in central Devon, The Old Forge is a Grade II listed cottage dating from the early 17th century.

The Old Forge, Sampford Courtenay
picture perfect

The property has four bedrooms and two bathrooms and a host of delightful features. Highlights include beamed ceilings, a magnificent stone fireplace and a fixed 17th century bench.

Estate agent, Richard Copus, specialist in period property and lecturer on the legislation of listed monuments and protected sites, says: “There is a magnificent fireplace in the living room which stretches almost the full width of the room and whose lintel is roughly chamfered. and a large granite support to its left – probably a stone from nearby Dartmoor.”

The Old Forge, Sampford Courtenay
Inside the Old Forge, Sampford Courtenay

The village itself has a thriving community – including a very large village pub – and is a ten minute drive from Okehampton.

The Old Forge, which will be redone in a few weeks, is on the market with Robert Williams for offers in the region of £450,000.

Rougemont Court, Farm House Rise, Exminster

Rougemont Court, Farm House Rise, Exminster
This could be a postcard from Italy

It’s hard to believe this stunning barn conversion is located in Devon. With its large awning entrance and stable-style paneled door, it looks like something you might find in Tuscany.

It is actually located in the sought after village of Exminster, on the outskirts of Exeter.

Inside you will find two double bedrooms, as well as a modern bathroom, a living room and a separate dining room.

Rougemont Court, Farm House Rise, Exminster
Rougemont Court, Farm House Rise, Exminster

There is also a characterful kitchen with a high vaulted ceiling, while outside there is a lovely south facing enclosed rear garden.

He is for sale with Samuels for an asking price of £320,000.

4. The Retreat, Bishops Tawton

Retirement, Bishops Tawton
This Property Defines Picturesque: The Retreat in Bishop’s Tawton

If you’re looking for something small but perfectly formed, look no further than this charming Grade II listed cottage in North Devon.

Aptly named The Retreat, this tiny little hideaway could be the perfect place to slow down and relax.

You’ll find it tucked away in the village of Bishop’s Tawton, about three miles from Barnstaple. And for an asking price of £199,950, that’s considerably cheaper than the average UK property price of around £268,349.

For this you will have two bedrooms, a bathroom and an open-plan living and kitchen-dining room, with a beamed ceiling and a fireplace.

Retirement, Bishops Tawton
Delicious outside and inside

Outside there is an enclosed garden with a paved seating area and attractive borders completing the look. There’s even a thatched-roof pub within walking distance, not to mention an abundance of great walks on the doorstep.

This rare find is on the market with Checkers.

5. Clifford Street, Chudleigh

Rose tickled in Chudleigh

If you’re a fan of pink, then this Tudor-style cottage might be just what you’re looking for.

The 17th century terrace is located on one of the oldest streets in Chudleigh, a small town between Exeter and Newton Abbot and close to Dartmoor National Park.

Inside, it’s surprisingly spacious with a modern kitchen with granite worktops, plus a living room that includes a fireplace and exposed beams.

Don’t be fooled by the outside, there’s plenty of room inside

Upstairs there are three bedrooms: two doubles and a large single; plus a family bathroom.

Outside there is a good sized rear garden, plus off road parking for three vehicles

This property is on the market for £325,000 with Autograph estate agents.


Living the Devon Dream

If you have a bit more cash to spend, this sprawling country residence is on the market for £850,000.

Dating back to the 16th century, the property is set on over four acres and offers views of Dartmoor National Park. It even has its own additional one-bedroom lodge.

The main property has a large kitchen/dining room, three reception rooms, a veranda and five bedrooms.

Outside, there are numerous outbuildings including a detached triple garage, two stables, a workshop, a summer house and a shed. And to complete the dream there is also a pasture and an orchard.

This property exudes English charm

This Devon dream home exudes English charm and is on the market with Bond Oxborough Phillips.

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