Bigbury, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7
Kingsbridge, England

Guide £2,950,000
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About Bigbury, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7

A secluded country house, with swimming pool, gym, cinema, seperate 3 bedroom cottage, set in 12 acres with its own private foreshore and views of the Avon Estuary

5 reception rooms
7 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
Triple garage
Swimming pool
In all about 7,695 SqFt
St. Milburga’s Oratory has been extended and refurbished by the current owners to create a beautiful family home, finished to the highest of standards. The accommodation is spread over three floors and is bright, spacious and free flowing, providing flexible living spaces. The house is full of character features including oak staircases, oak beams and a stone feature wall in the double height sitting room.

The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of a an entrance hall, a double height and dual aspect sitting room with an inglenook fireplace and open fire, oak staircases to the upper and lower floors and French doors out onto the south facing terrace, a large kitchen/breakfast room with an electric Aga, Mercury range with gas hob, fitted wooden units, oak and granite surfaces and a breakfast island with a butler sink, an orangery off the kitchen with French doors to a seating area, a utility room with fitted units, a wine store and log store, laundry room, cloakroom and a guest suite. The guest suite has a kitchenette, sitting room, shower room and bedroom and could be used for extended family or as the second bedroom.

On the lower ground floor is a reading room, store, office with air conditioning, a fantastic cinema room with a cloakroom, gym and the heated swimming pool area. The swimming pool is surrounded by large window and French doors, a tiled surround, seating area, Jacuzzi, sauna and shower room.

Upstairs is a spacious galleried landing with seating areas and access to a large balcony enjoying views to the estuary, the master bedroom suite with a dressing room and ensuite bathroom with ’his and hers’ sinks, a roll top bath and walk in shower and a balcony, two further bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room and a ’Jack and Jill’ bathroom with access from the hall and bedroom three.

St. Milburga’s Oratory is approached through electric wrought iron gates onto a circular drive to the front of the property and up to the garages. The beautiful and peaceful landscaped gardens are mainly laid to lawn, on the south side of the house, with flowering borders and established
trees and run down to the foreshore. There are many peaceful seating areas with stone terraces
and low stone walls enjoying views of the estuary. At the front of the house is a pretty pool and fountain with a decked seating area. Replica ruined walls have been built, next to the ornamental pond, on the site of the old chapel in memory of the history of St Milburga.

The apartment and garages
St. Milburga’s Oratory benefi ts from an apartment built over the detached garage block with separate access, ideal for additional family or as income potential as a holiday let. The accommodation
comprises of an open plan living area/kitchen, master bedroom with an ensuite shower room and walk in wardrobe, two further bedrooms and a shower room. There is a triple garage, a further garage/ boat store, utility room, stores, dog kennels and run and WC on the ground floor.

The land
St. Milburga’s Oratory is set in 12.68 acres of gardens, surrounding pasture land and stock proof paddocks, providing privacy and seclusion to the house. The land has approximately 250 yards of frontage to the River Avon estuary and is owned down to the Mean High Tide mark. Deep water moorings in the channel can be obtained by
arrangement with the harbour authorities.


  • Indoor Pool
  • Staff Quarters
Guide £2,950,000
Full Baths
7,695 Sq Ft.
12.68 Acres
Single Family Home
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