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14 Sheplegh Court

Blackawton, Devon, TQ9 7AH (Ref. 1078047)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
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The property

Blackawton 1.5 miles.

This duplex apartment is nestled in a delightful countryside setting on the site of former monastery, close to the village of Blackawton.

Set within the main house of Sheplegh Court, this inviting abode enjoys over 20 acres of communal grounds, offering a mix of lawns and woodland, providing a truly idyllic break for two couples or a family.

You enter on the ground floor where you will find two king-size bedroom, due to the apartment being designed in a reverse level layout.

Serving one bedroom is an en suite shower room with a further lovely bathroom where you can enjoy lazy soaks following a long day of exploring.

Stairs lead up to the impressive open-plan living/diner room which boasts an air of grandeur with high ceilings, brick fireplace with stone and timber surrounding, containing a feature log burner and the beautiful floor to ceiling stone mullion window which provides glorious views of the grounds.

The kitchen comes well-equipped with storage space and modern appliances, including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and even a washing machine, ensuring you have everything needed for a brilliant stay.

There are two patio areas, one off the master bedroom and a more private area accessed from the living room.

Both have space for table and chairs and look down the drive towards the entrance to the house and across the grounds, providing a delightful spot to unwind each evening.

While staying here you’ll have the benefit of many amenities, including 20 acres of lush gardens to stroll through, in addition to a hard surface tennis court, a communal laundry room, an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and a snooker room, providing plenty to do on a rainy day.

The village of Blackawton is a mile and a half away and offers your nearest amenities, including supplies in the local community shop and a traditional pub, George Inn, where you can sample for classic pub dishes.

Nearby is the fun-filled Woodlands Family Theme Park, where rides and attractions await, as well as indoor and outdoor play areas for children, and an exciting zoo farm, so you can get up close to endearing and exotic creatures.

Walkers will be spoilt for choice with the surrounding area offering so many superb trails; meander along the River Avon, starting at the Avon Dam further up in the Dartmoor National Park, coming down to Avonwick and entering the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a real haven for any outdoor enthusiasts.

14 Sheplegh Court is a quaint hideaway, perfect for a scenic retreat to Devon, all-year-round.


  • Reverse level duplex apartment
  • 2 x ground-floor king-size
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC and en-suite shower room
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor living/dining room with woodburning stove.
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • TV with Freeview
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Terraces with furniture and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • 20 acres of communal grounds
  • Communal tennis courts, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and a snooker room
  • Communal laundry facilities available
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles, beach 4.1 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £350.

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About the location


Dartmouth 5.7 miles; Kingsbridge 7.5; Totnes 8.1 miles

Blackawton and the surrounding hamlets and villages are well placed for a tranquil South Devon break. In easy reach of Dartmouth and the beaches of Start Bay, the location offers a delightful balance between seclusion and convenience, with a wealth of picturesque walks, welcoming local pubs and more on your doorstep. In the centre of the village on Main Street, the 14th century Parish Church of St Michael completes the setting whole-heartedly. The George Inn is a family-run pub in the heart of the village. Situated across from the church, this dog-friendly inn backs onto some beautiful South Hams countryside, and there are outside tables where you can relax and take in the scenery. Nearby, Halwell is a small village in wooded farmland equidistant from the busy little town of Kingsbridge and popular Totnes - A charming Devon town with a bustling main street and a regular market, the area boasts regular outdoor markets on Fridays and Saturdays. During the main season, between May and September, there is an Elizabethan market each Tuesday morning.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas