Ranscombe Manor Kingsbridge Devon

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Ranscombe Manor Kingsbridge Devon

A unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II * listed Manor House nestled within 33 acres of private grounds in the outstanding South Hams.

This traditional property is comprised of spacious living areas with open fires, 5/6 bedrooms, of which are all finished to an impeccable standard. There are many outbuildings and extensive formal grounds.

Ranscombe Manor, originally built in 1620, offers the most impressive, generously proportioned accommodation maintaining all of its period features. The attention to detail is evident, and this timeless style is complemented by the high quality refurbishment.


Ransombe Manor is situated in a prestigious south facing position within a secluded location, accessed via a single track lane opening onto one of two sweeping private driveways that follows through the land, showcasing the most fantastic views of surrounding countryside.

With amenities being only a short distance away, Kingsbridge the nearest town providing a variety of shops, cafes, pubs and supermarkets is approx. 1.5 miles from the property. The South Hams itself is renowned for its beautiful coastlines and countryside, with numerous National Trust areas to enjoy, providing many with the perfect home or holiday retreat. For those who are enticed by the coast, you will be spoilt for choice with the selection of beaches that are located nearby. Any boating enthusiasts can also benefit from the Kingsbridge and Salcombe estuary, where moorings can be requested (subject to the Harbour Masters permission) meaning you are never too far from your water escape.

Further afield the pretty towns of Newton Ferrers, Noss Mayo, and Dartmouth can also be explored, which in turn give the opportunity to enjoy wonderful day out to explore the many attractions they have to offer. For those who are looking to have easy access to London, there is a train line at Totnes; only 12 miles from the property.


Key Features

  • Grade II * listed Manor House
  • Planning permission for conversion of courtyard outbuildings and separate barn to turn into four residential dwellings
  • 33 acres of private grounds in the outstanding South Hams
  • Spacious living accommodation
  • Investment opportunities for additional revenue
  • Two Grand sweeping driveways
  • Spectacular Family Home
  • self- sufficient kitchen garden
  • Short drive to Kingsbridge

Property Details

Property Type Manor House
Postcode TQ7 2DP
Council Tax Band Band G

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Room Descriptions


The sweeping driveway brings you to the front of the property, where you are greeted by an original stone arch, bearing marks and engravings dating back the 18th Century.

Once through the grand entrance, you are welcomed into an elegant cross passage reception hallway, featuring flagstone flooring and offering substantial storage space. Located to the left, and just off the entrance hall is the drawing room with a spiral staircase to the first floor. This grand room exudes character; with intimate window seats to admire the surrounding gardens, a feature fireplace and exposed beams all of which echo of bygone days whilst offering a contemporary welcoming. Leading from the Drawing room you enter a large, double aspect dining room that is home to an original stone fireplace with woodburning stove - perfect for entertaining guests on a winters evening.

Turning right from the entrance hall, you will find the spacious kitchen / breakfast room comprising of oil fired navy coloured Aga, central kitchen island, Quartz Stone worktops throughout, two Neff dishwashers, window seat and a built in fridge and freezer. Leading into the sitting room, a rear hall with separate external access and large utility room with extensive storage, downstairs cloakroom and boiler room.

The large, centrally located first floor landing provides access to 5 generous bedrooms, including the master bedroom.

The luxurious and spacious master bedroom suite offers a Jack and Jill en suite bathroom that opens into a further bedroom with potential to be used as a lavish walk in wardrobe / dressing room if preferred. Additional accommodation includes a guest suite with en-suite bathroom, and two further double bedrooms (one of which is en-suite, but also offers access from the main landing if required as a family bathroom). This large and flexible layout makes it perfect for a large family or luxury accommodation for guests.

Studio Apartment

Beneath the integral cottage on the lower ground floor is a studio apartment that comprises of kitchenette, bedroom / living room, en-suite shower room.

Integral Cottage

Accessed by a private separate entrance or via the main house and having the benefit of a tranquil garden room, this wonderfully presented cottage with exposed beams throughout, is a fantastic addition to this already outstanding property and can provide guest/relative accommodation or additional revenue as a holiday let or AST rental.

The layout consists of, open plan kitchen / living room fitted with base units, Range oven, wooden floors, open fire with fitted wood burning stove and French doors opening onto the garden. On the first floor two bedrooms and a family bathroom.


Positioned around the courtyard are substantial outbuildings set over two floors. Offering the perfect storage facilities or opportunity to develop into residential dwellings. Planning permission has been granted for the conversion of four dwellings including the barn at the rear. This gives a unique opportunity to design your own style of properties that would have an outstanding letting potential.

Within the courtyard a separate barn hosts a workshop and garaging for at least three vehicles, in addition to an old dovecote now converted to a garage with storage above and the potential to convert into a studio, subject to planning permission.

Garden & Grounds

The spectacularly well maintained gardens showcases the idyllic setting Ranscombe Manor has to offer. From the box hedging maze in front of the property, the garden with mature plants, self-sufficient vegetable garden in the poly tunnel to the apple orchard accessed by a short walk over the stone steps by the pond and stream. Provides plenty of areas for all the family to enjoy and allow guests to have their own private areas.

In total, the land extends to approx. 33.5 acres. Including a mixture of pasture, parkland and woodlands. With the benefit of accessing the grounds and orchard from a newly refurbished sweeping driveway, that also offers fantastic views encompassing the property.


Mains and spring-fed water, mains electricity, oil fired heating and Aga, private drainage. Council tax - G.

Local Authority

South Hams District Council. Tel. 01803 861234

Post Code


From Kingsbridge take the A379 towards Dartmouth. After about 1 mile turn left, just before the bridge, sign posted Buckland Tout Saints and follow the road to the right at Bearscombe Corner and after about half a mile the entrance drive will be found at the bottom of the hill. Go over the cattle grid and follow the drive into the courtyard of Ranscombe Manor.

Viewing's strictly by appointment only with Charles Head.


A unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II * listed Manor House nestled within 33 acres of private grounds in the outstanding South Hams.


113 Fore Street
Kingsbridge, Devon

01548 852352

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