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Rural retreats: 6 off the beaten track properties for sale

Rural retreats: 6 off the beaten track properties for sale If you dream of swapping the neighbours for some peace and quiet, look no further than Stags’ selection of off the beaten track properties for sale in the West Country.

1. Beccott Down Cottage, Barnstaple, Devon, £465,000

Located at the end of a dead-end track, this charming detached period cottage sits in a tranquil setting surrounded by the National Trust Arlington Estate. Dating back as far as 1690, the cottage has been sympathetically updated to retain plenty of original charm through exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and oak flooring.

2. East Upham Farm, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon, £650,000

With far-reaching views across Mid Devon countryside, this substantial smallholding offers 14.5 acres of gardens, land and a small copse. 

3. Home Park, Sigford, Devon, £599,950

Offering significant potential for extension (STPP), this beautifully-located four-bedroom home sits in 3.8 acres of paddock, woodland and pasture and includes a range of equestrian facilities.

4. Peat Cot Farm, Dartmoor, Devon, £379,950

This newly-renovated, off-grid home is tucked into a sheltered fold amongst rolling moorland with stunning views in every direction. Brimming with character through Gothic-style windows and an inglenook fireplace, the property offers 4.3 acres of land with paddocks, stables and outbuildings.

5. Sheplegh Court, Totnes, Devon, £295,000

One of three properties Stags is selling in this historic building, this two-bedroom reverse-level duplex apartment is set within 20 acres of beautiful grounds and woodland. Inside, it boasts a stunning stone mullion window, grand fireplace and wood burner and high ceilings.

6. West Bursdon Farm, Bideford, Devon, £715,000

On the market for the first time in nearly 30 years, this detached farmhouse is located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the stunning Hartland Peninsula. With 46 acres of pastures, woodland outbuildings, it would be a fantastic investment for equestrian use with wonderful rides to be enjoyed over open moorland. 

For more information about these or any of our rural properties for sale, contact your local Stags office today!