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Eight homes for walkers

Eight homes for walkers Step outside this summer to explore the glorious West Country countryside and coastline with this pick of the market's best homes for walkers.

1. 2 Beacon Point Cottages, Thurlestone Sands, Kingsbridge, £650,000

Just yards from the South West Coast Path, this modern cottage-style property offers wonderful walks along the coast to nearby South Milton sands, Thurlestone and Salcombe. 

2. Ashculme Cottage, Cullompton, Devon, £575,950

This extended detached home with planning permission for further expansion is located within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Set out on foot for a short stroll from Chard to Chaffcombe or try the more challenging Hemyock to Wellington Monument route to be rewarded with spectacular views of the Quantocks.

3. Chaplains House, Princetown, Dartmoor, £650,000

This beautifully presented Victorian family home occupies a sought-after position in Dartmoor National Park. With a self-contained garden apartment for holiday letting, both you and your paying guests will enjoy long scenic walks across open moorland.

4. Herons Lake, Washaway, Cornwall, £775,000

With direct access to the Camel Trail, this idyllic country retreat is just a scenic walk from the estuary town of Wadebridge and the picturesque fishing village of Padstow. This property includes a self-contained letting pod, pasture paddock and small barn.

5. Hoe Cottage and Hoe Mews, Lynton, Devon, £1,100,000

With breath-taking sea views, this pair of attached Victorian properties are steps from the South West Coast Path. Set within Exmoor National Park, the charming village of Lynton is a short walk away while Lee Bay is also just a stroll away.

6. Oceanside, Porthallow, Cornwall, £695,000

Set above the beach at Porthallow, this contemporary coastal home is situated on the eastern side of the Lizard Peninsula. One of the most unspoilt areas in Cornwall, the peninsula offers miles of windswept walks with spectacular sea views at every step.

7. West Hacketty, Porlock, Somerset, £795,000

Set within 5.4 acres of grounds with terraced gardens, a swimming pool, paddocks, stables and woodland, this country property offers wonderful walks in itself! Once you have finished exploring the grounds, step out onto Exmoor National Park for a scenic stroll to nearby Porlock.

8. Wind in the Willows, Charmouth, Dorset, £1,300,000

Just a short stroll from Charmouth's unspoilt, fossil-rich beach, this stunning detached home offers wonderful walks along the Jurassic Coast. From Charmouth, head east for bustling West Bay or stroll west to reach neighbouring Lyme Regis.

For more details about these or any of our current properties for sale, contact your local Stags office today.