Compton, Marldon


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A sizeable, detached family home in a sought-after, rural hamlet. Complete with 3 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, utility room and garage. EPC E.


The pretty and historic hamlet of Compton is nestled in a valley setting tucked away from noise with just birdsong to enjoy whilst being conveniently close to larger towns and amenities. Compton is known for its 14th Century castle which is now owned now by the National Trust, the grounds of which are overlooked by this property. The village Marldon is nearby with its excellent Church House Inn, local village shop and primary school. The Torbay ring road is within approximately a mile, which gives ease of access to Newton Abbot and the A380 dual carriageway which links with the M5 near Exeter. The Medieval town of Totnes is some 5 miles away, with its extensive shopping and schooling facilities together with the mainline railway station giving direct connections to London Paddington.


Myrtle Cottage is a sizeable, detached family home with period features, three double bedrooms and two large reception rooms. On the ground floor there is a large sitting room with large feature fireplace with wood burner, dining/secondary sitting room with doors opening to a terrace, kitchen and utility area with w/c. The accommodation is light and airy due to a large number of windows which bathe the rooms in natural light throughout the day.

On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, family bathroom, separate shower room and a large landing space currently being used as an office. To the front there is a well-maintained garden, in and out driveway providing ample parking for two vehicles and access to the garage. To the rear a there is a small, paved patio that leads to a raised patio and level area of lawn best enjoying the southerly orientation.


The front door leads to the entrance hallway which provides the possibility for a variety of uses, it is currently being used as a dining room. The entrance hallway leads through to the sitting room which is of a generous size with a beautiful, stone fireplace with wood burner. Next to the sitting/dining room is the kitchen with a range of floor and wall mounted units, plumbing for washing machine and electric double oven and electric hob. The kitchen has a separate door back through to the entrance hallway. Leading on from the entrance hallway is access to the utility space that also has a separate w/c.

On the first floor are three large double bedrooms, family shower room with shower over bath, basin and w/c, a separate shower room with basin and w/c as well as a large landing space that is currently being used as a home office.


At the front of the property is an in and out driveway with parking for two cars and access to the garage via an up and over door with power and light. The garden to the front is well established with flowers, shrubbery and raised beds. To the side of the property is a small patio area store and a set of steps rising to the terrace, perfect for alfresco dining and garden that is mainly laid to lawn.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Electric heating throughout. Broadband - there is an approved grant supported scheme with BT to bring fibre to the village within the next 6-9 months.


South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. Email:


Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes office Tel: 01803 865454


Leave Totnes on the A305/Paignton Road and at True Street turn left signed to Berry Pomeroy and Marldon. Continue through Berry Pomeroy into Marldon. Go straight over the 1st roundabout and on reaching the 2nd roundabout, turn left signed for Compton. Once in Compton, go over the speed bumps and Myrtle Cottage will be found on the right-hand side before the Castle Car Park.

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