Rattery, South Brent


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
The largest wing of a highly regarded Grade II Listed Manor House, nestled in the South Hams. Stunning features throughout, beautiful reception areas/rooms, 4 bedrooms (all en suite), sauna, triple garage, land extending to 13.9 acres (woods and paddock), large gardens, idyllic lake.


Marley House is situated within the parish of Rattery, Rattery being one of Devons oldest villages and situated on the old travellers road from Kingsbridge to Bristol.

The bustling Medieval market town of Totnes is approximately 6 miles away and has a wider range of facilities which include a secondary school, a leisure centre/swimming pool, a unique High Street with many individual shops and boating opportunities on the River Dart.


Marley House is a Grade II* Listed converted Georgian mansion set in extensive grounds and approached by way of a long tree-lined drive, with a secure gated access. Marley House is a stunning example of a period residence offering large reception rooms throughout, together with 4 en-suite bedrooms.

The stunning features throughout the property are a true testament to Georgian era with its extensive grounds and paddock sweeping around the front of the property. It is a truly unique property.


Entrance door to dining hall with stunning marble fireplace and surround and exquisite sweeping staircase leading to the first floor. Door to main drawing room with floor to ceiling sash windows overlooking the grounds and beyond. Fireplace. Ground floor cloakroom with original WC, marble sink. Kitchen with range of wall and base units, large Aga, electric oven, granite work surfaces, sink and mixer tap, integrated coffee machine, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

Steps down to basement with separate utility area with range of wall and base units and wine racking, granite work surfaces and sink, space for washing machine, tumble dryer. Boiler and hot water tank. Separate study. Sauna and open shower area. Kitchenette and separate WC, shower and changing room area. Door to further reception room, currently used as a bar/TV room.

First floor reception room (currently used as TV/cinema room), windows overlooking the grounds and beyond, fireplace. Master bedroom with sash windows and window seats, large en-suite with centrally located bath, fireplace, his and hers wash hand basins, large shower enclosure and beautiful mosaics and artwork. Second floor with three double bedrooms and all have en-suite facilities.


The communal drive leads to the Marley Estate with split drive leading to the private drive of Marley House only. The drive sweeps round the front formal lawn and onto the extensive parking area with the water feature dominating the central area. Well-established hedge and tree borers providing much needed privacy. Separate paddock of 7.2 acres.

Concrete hardstanding area which formed the foundations for the former Chapel has a large storage room underneath, accessed via steps to one end. Triple garage and further parking.


Mains electricity, water, drainage (tbc) and oil fired central heating.


The property is leasehold and is sold subject to a 999 year lease granted on 1 July 1996.


By appointment with Stags: T: 01803 865454


From Totnes proceed away from the town towards Dartington. At Dartington proceed on the A385 towards Rattery and South Brent. At the roundabout take the 4th exit into the private driveway of the Marley Estate. Follow the drive down and the drive to Marley House will be found on the right and takes you round the front lawn to the front entrance.

Arrange viewing 01803 411258

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