Devon, £2.5 million
The Orangery, Mamhead
Knight Frank (01392 848823)

From its globular roof to its lakeside boat house, The Orangery is a quirky four/six bedroom residence. Built as a water house in 1740, the Grade II* listed building has a dramatic circular dining room and breathtaking views of its tumbling 60-acre grounds.

Devon, £8 million
Mamhead House, Exeter
Strutt & Parker (01392 215631)

Overlooked

by the regal red sandstone of Mamhead Castle and surrounded by 164

acres of woodland, Mamhead House is grand period

home. Amongst its 16 bedrooms, 10 reception rooms and 8 bathrooms you’ll

find stained glass windows and intricate plaster ceilings.

Devon, £7.5 million
Redlap House, Dartmouth
Savills (01392 455700)

Sitting

in its own 30-acre valley by the Cornish coast, Redlap House was once

home to the burrows and tunnels of a contraband-smuggling governor. Now

reborn with a Georgian design, it boasts an infinity pool, tennis court,

guest house and cinema – and best of all its own beach.

Devon, £2 million
Delamore, Teignmouth
Knight Frank (01392 848823)

Situated by the coast and surrounded by pristine shrubbery, Delamore has a continental feel thanks to forest green shutters and a double glazed veranda. The eight/ten bedroom property has daring interior colour schemes reminiscent of those in Claude Monet’s cheerful French abode.

Devon, £3.65 million
Hawkchurch, Devon
Jackson-Stops & Staff (01823 325144)

This Elizabethan manor house might have been restored to perfection, but what makes it truly alluring are its 66-acre gardens. Located within the protected landscape are the estate’s original barns and cottages along with a swimming pool, three paddocks and a stable block.

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