Property for sale in Bere Alston, Yelverton, Devon, PL20
Offers in the Region of £800,000 • For Sale
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Property Overview

  • 5 Bedrooms

Truly unique subterranean CONTEMPORARY ECOLOGICAL HOME, built into the hillside with a SLEEK AND MODERN DESIGN, style and materials blending into its setting. Offering the opportunity to acquire a substantial, highly efficient home with air source heat pumps, air circulation units and underfloor heating throughout. The property has been highly insulated to an exceptional standard with a green roof and embankment walls.

Boasting a beautiful ENCLOSED QUADRANGLE COURT YARD GARDEN encased all four sides by glass and visible from almost all of the primary rooms with bi-fold doors to two sides allowing this open space to be an integral part of the overall accommodation and living space.

From the gardens and the green roof, one can enjoy pleasant views over the surrounding countryside and down the Tamar Valley and River to the Brunnel bridge which links the Devon and Cornwall borders.


The property sits just outside the nearby village of Bere Alston offering a wide range of local amenities including primary school, local butchers, two small supermarkets, bakers and post office. There is also an excellent medical centre and pharmacy along with a railway station which links to the City of Plymouth where one can access the main Penzance and Paddington lines, as well as a more comprehensive retail and commercial centre.

The Maritime City of Plymouth offers a continental ferry port service to both France and Spain. The nearby market town of Tavistock offers a wide range of local amenities and leisure facilities, as well as secondary schooling and Mount Kelly public school.

This pretty town has a popular pannier market and food hall sitting on the western fringes of Dartmoor National Park. The Bere Peninsula sits between the river Tavy and Tamar, one can easily access the rivers at Weir Quay and Bere Ferrers, particularly for those who enjoy kayaking or paddle...

ENTRANCE HALL: 9' 0'' x 53' 0'' (2.74m x 16.14m)
Opening up to a quadrangle court yard, the hallway wraps around three sides and on the fourth side opens up to the kitchen, living and dining room.
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN, LIVING, DINING ROOM: 54' 0'' x 19' 0'' (16.45m x 5.79m) max

Bi-fold doors to side gardens and also additional bi-fold doors to inner quadrangle sanctum. Comprehensive range of worktop surfaces and matching central islands with Corian tops. A range of fitted base and eye level units and quality appliances, with integrated coffee machine, steam oven, conventional oven and grill. Microwave and proving drawer. Five ring electric hob. Inset stainless sink unit with waste disposable unit. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Integrated 'SMEG' dishwasher. Pull out storage and drawers. Television Aerial. Concealed door to staircase giving access to the green roof.

HOME CINEMA ROOM: 19' 3'' x 26' 1'' (5.86m x 7.94m)
Two sky lights.


12' 3'' x 20' 2'' (3.73m x 6.14m)

Full height glass wall overlooking the central courtyard. Skylight.


15' 4'' x 6' 11'' (4.67m x 2.11m)


14' 5'' x 5' 3'' (4.39m x 1.60m)

Range of worktop surfaces with inset single drainer and stainless steel sink unit. Tiled splash backs. Fitted base cupboards, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Tumble dryer. Under counter freezer.


14' 5'' x 7' 2'' (4.39m x 2.18m)

Central vacuum unit and dust storage. Clear pressurised hot water cylinders serving domestic hot water. 'Nuaire' air circulation unit.


20' 0'' x 19' 4'' (6.09m x 5.89m)

Remote control up and over doors. Tiled flooring (to be completed) . Power and light connected.


9' 6'' x 6' 9'' (2.89m x 2.06m)

Suspended W/C concealed system. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with storage under. Extractor fan.


Double doors to garden and under stairs storage cupboard housing manifolds for under floor heating system.


21' 6'' x 19' 3'' (6.55m x 5.86m) max

Bi-fold doors to gardens, and decked sun terrace. Open plan en-suite near double ended free standing bath. His and Hers sink unit with storage under. Suspended W/C and concealed system. Towel rail.


19' 3'' x 19' 7'' (5.86m x 5.96m)

With skylight.


11' 1'' x 5' 11'' (3.38m x 1.80m)

Wet room style shower, tiled walls and floors. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with storage under. Suspended W/C and concealed system. Skylight. Ladder towel rail. Extractor fan. Fitted ring shower head.


19' 4'' x 18' 6'' (5.89m x 5.63m) max



10' 2'' x 5' 11'' (3.10m x 1.80m)

Tiled flooring and walls. Wet room style shower. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with storage under. Suspended W/C concealed system. Ladder towel rail. Skylight. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM FOUR: 14' 3'' x 12' 2'' (4.34m x 3.71m)


10' 9'' x 6' 0'' (3.27m x 1.83m)

With tiled panelled bath. Glazed shower screen with shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin. Close coupled W/C. Two tiled walls. Extractor fan. Towel rail.

BEDROOM FIVE: 12' 2'' x 14' 0'' (3.71m x 4.26m Skylight.

CENTRAL COURTYARD: 29' 6'' x 26' 6'' (8.98m x 8.07m)

Offering attractive green space with two paved patio areas and this very much forms an integral part of the overall accommodation open to the sky. Bi fold doors to living room and hallway.


The property is approached by electronic remote control gate which opens to a private gravelled driveway providing off road parking for up to six cars and access to the integral double garage.

The garden extends around the property, with the main area to the side where there are two decked sun terraces, and further level lawn garden being on the Southern side and enjoying a good degree of privacy and seclusion. From here and from the green roof one can enjoy pleasant views over the neighbouring countryside and down the Tamar Valley.

The inner sanctum is a sheltered and highly secure and private area with pleasant central lawn area and two paved patios, allowing sun loungers this is an ideal area for reflection where one can find a great deal of peace and tranquillity.


Mains electricity and metered water. Air source heat pump for heating.


West Devon Borough Council.

Key Features

  • Approx 5,700 Square Feet
  • Superb Five Bedroom Subterranean Home
  • Built to High Standard
  • Luxuriously Appointed Throughout
  • Electronic Gated Driveway
  • Double Garage
  • Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Air Circulation Unit
  • Underfloor Heating

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