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Horndon Mary Tavy, Tavistock Guide Price £1,300,000

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  • Four Bedroom Detached Farmhouse
  • Approx. 80 acres
  • Predominantly Pasture with Some Woodland
  • 10 Acres Of Common Land & Commoners Rights
  • A Number Of Stone Barns With Potential (STPC)
  • Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Farm On Dartmoor
  • Close To The Popular Village Of Mary Tavy
  • Direct Access Onto Dartmoor

Located on Dartmoor this 84 acre farm has direct access onto Dartmoor and consists of gently sloping land. There is also potential to purchase a share of some common land adjacent to the property. The farm house has four bedrooms and three reception rooms downstairs. The yard consists of a number of stone barns with more modern buildings providing storage and shelter but also potential for development subject to the necessary consents.

Horndon Mary Tavy
Tavistock PL19 9ND
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DAT02682


You enter into a porch where you can take your muddy boots and wet coat off prior to being welcomed into the dining/family room, a generous room with plenty space for your family dining table and sofa, the feature of the room is the Esse range cooker which is inset into a beautiful fireplace with wooden lintel. The Esse provides heating for the property and also the hot water. Beyond is the kitchen which has a range of wooden units and provides space for a washing machine & oven. Two further reception rooms are found with one being a cosy living room with a wood burner that will create additional warmth and charm to the room. The second, larger reception room is currently utilised as a home office.

First Floor

Upstairs you can find the four bedrooms, all of which are double rooms with one of them benefitting form an ensuite shower room. The bedrooms to the front of the property are generous in size and benefit from beautiful views over a portion of your land with the rugged Tors of Dartmoor being the backdrop. The family bathroom consists of a bath WC & basin.


Surrounding the property is approximately 1.2 acres which is split into gardens and an orchard which was previously utilised as a vegetable patch allowing you to be as self sustainable as possible. Situated in an area of the garden is a mobile caravan which is connected to services. The pump house for the private water supply is well screened by some mature shrubs.

Outside Continued

The farm yard is centred around the farm house with a range of farm buildings providing storage for feed, machinery and housing animals. There are a number of stone barns which with some imagination and the necessary consents could be converted into holiday units or something of that ilk providing an interesting project for a new owner to undertake, or, alternatively be utilised as they were designed as livestock and storage barns. There are further steel framed buildings for storage of machinery and feed.

The Land

Amounting to approximately 82 acres of useable pasture, the majority of it is gently sloping with some outstanding views of Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside. All hedges and fencing are currently undergoing repair and replacement respectively which means that any new owner knows they will not have to do any work prior to their livestock being introduced. Access to the land is found via a hardcore track passing behind the house and also a direct access from the moor. The land is suitable for grazing animals as well as being able to be cut for feed.

The Land Continued

Again with the necessary consents there could be potential for holiday let Yurts or Shepheards Hut or something similar which would benefit from the beautiful views. It would be a perfect location for walkers who enjoy peace, quite & the Dartmoor countryside. In addition to the land available there is a ¼ share of Zoar Down available which is common land.

Common Rights & Environmental Stewardship Scheme

The land is registered with common rights on Mary Tavy Common for 90 Livestock units. The land is in a mid-tier stewardship agreement with the large field to the East of the farmstead being a 'Culm' grassland which supports a population of Marsh Fritillary butterflies. Adjoining this, 'Chilly Woods' is found and is an ancient Oak woodland.






Oil Central Heating, Mains Electricity, Private Water, Private Drainage

Horndon Mary Tavy
Tavistock PL19 9ND
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DAT02682

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Horndon Mary Tavy
Tavistock PL19 9ND
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DAT02682
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