This “magical” home for sale is a period house with countryside views and “immaculate” grounds.

Newcombes, in Newton St Cyres, is a Georgian country house which is Grade II listed and spans 5,000 square feet. 

Entering the house, the reception room leads to a morning room with a fireplace and a chandelier, a drawing room and a kitchen/breakfast room. 

Beyond this, there is a back kitchen with an oven recess, a conservatory with garden access, and a sitting room/study with a fireplace. 

The dining and billiards rooms. (Savills)

Completing the ground floor is the dining room which has a wide arch opening into the billiard room, a cloakroom, a workshop, a utility room and a WC. 

An original staircase leads to a wide landing, with five bedrooms and a study, plus two  shower rooms and a bathroom. 

The conservatory. (Savills)

As well as the main house, there is a former coach house and workshop building, which has a water tower and a garage, and has the potential for conversion subject to consents. 

The grounds span six acres and include broadleaf woodlands and a lake with an island, plus a series of lawns, a barbecue terrace and pergola, an ornamental pond and a fountain. 

The master bedroom. (Savills)

There is also a Victorian greenhouse and potting shed, which sits by a kitchen garden and an orchard. 

Completing the grounds, there are pasture paddocks and a former stable building with a tack room and a turn-out yard. 

There is a lake in the gardens. (Savills)

The property is being sold by Savills for a price of £1,950,000. 

Chris Clifford, head of Savills residential team in Exeter, commented: “Newcombes is a very handsome late Georgian country house, with a spacious and flexible layout, and spectacular gardens and grounds, encompassing paddocks and a lake, all wrapped up within the unspoilt mid-Devon countryside.”