Luscombe and Bickham House

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Luscombe, near Totnes, set in an Idyllic spot (landscaped by Repton) at the end of  long sheltered combe, was built by the Hoare banking family in 1800 (architect, John Nash).  A modest sized castellated mansion with octagonal tower and gothic windows and entrances.  Service wing and walled coarts behind.  Simple neo-classical interior, pedestals with busts, fine fireplaces and staircase etc.  All of a piece, beautifully cared for and still owned by a member of the Hoare family who will show us round.  Bickham, nearer Exeter, is set it its' own park and lovely garden, early 18th century with 19th century additions including a colonnaded veranda on two sides.  A house of immense charm, contents of great interest and welcoming owners who will provide us with tea.  In short, two special, rarely visited houses.

For further information, contact:

David Orr Esq
Grovestall Farm
Chilfrome
Dorchester
DT2 0HA

Tel: 01929 405 697

Venue details

Luscombe
Near Totnes Dorset