French Furze
Blackawton, Nr Dartmouth TQ9 7BL

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Discover our delightful collection of 3 and 4 bedroom houses for sale in Blackawton. This South Devon village is full of character and offers great local amenities, making French Furze the perfect home for growing families.

Why buy at French Furze

  • Several ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Good’ Ofsted-rated schools nearby
  • Situated in a picturesque, rural location
  • Simple journeys to Totnes, Paignton, Torquay, and Brixham
  • Buy with just 5% deposit and 75% mortgage with Help to Buy*, or with Home Exchange† and Smooth Move‡, we can help you sell your home.
  • Are you a Key Worker? We want to help you buy your own home, and our Key Worker Package is a great way to do it.

To find out more about making one of our new houses for sale in Blackawton your new dream home contact our Sales Executives today to arrange your viewing.

If you’re looking to live in a truly beautiful location, where the community is at the heart of everything, the countryside stretches for miles, and the beaches are within a short distance from your doorstep, then Blackawton is the perfect place for you.

A short walk from French Furze is a Post Office, a family run pub - The George, which is at the heart of the local community, and a village store that is run by a group of volunteers. This may be a small place, but the community involvement and spirit is big.

Dartmouth and Totnes are within easy reach, and offer good local amenities. Both have large supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, a choice of eateries for all tastes and budgets, and a range of independent shops for handmade and local produce. For families with young children at French Furze, the Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ Blackawton Primary School is just a short walk from home. Further choice of schools for all ages can be found in nearby Dartmouth and Totnes.

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Blackawton: An idyllic village location full of rural charm

Locations are often described as ‘rural’ and ‘peaceful’, but French Furze in Blackawton really is the most beautiful - and tranquil - place anyone could wish to live. Set deep within the glorious, rolling South Hams countryside, the picturesque, open landscapes are rivalled only by the stunning South Devon coastline, where the golden Blackpool and Slapton Sands are within easy reach.

Blackawton village is home to a popular primary school, a post office, a traditional pub, a local shop, and a fine 15th century church. The village provides the perfect location to enjoy a slower pace of life while living in a truly idyllic location.

What’s close to Blackawton?

The historic market town of Totnes is located Just under 10 miles from the French Furze development. A beautiful area on the banks of the River Dart, Totnes combines history dating back to 907 AD and countryside surroundings with a charming, diverse community vibe. Here you’ll find a large selection of high street and independent shops, as well as a variety of museums and art galleries. For refueling after a day exploring, you’ll find a wide range of pubs, restaurants, and cafes. On the outskirts of Totnes town, you’ll find Totnes Castle - an English Heritage site well worth a visit for the stunning views across the town to the River Dart.

Situated just a mile and a half from School Walk is the fun Woodland Family Theme Park. The largest theme park in Devon; you’ll discover a zoo farm, indoor play areas, and water rides. Making a fun-filled day out for all the family.

Away from the shops, the wonderful beaches at Slapton Sands, offering a long stretch of unspoilt beach and a wonderful spot for keen bird watchers. The sheltered bay of Blackpool Sands beach is also located under 5 miles from French Furze. These are both popular places to visit and great places to sunbathe and enjoy the coastal views.

Local Schools & Education

Those looking to move to our houses for sale in Blackawton with a young family will find a good selection of schools located close to home. Blackawton Primary School for example, is located less than a 10-minute walk from home and is Ofsted-rated ‘Good’. The school’s aim is to ‘open doors to a world of possibilities’ and, with a superb outdoor learning space, children can thrive in a forward-thinking environment. Likewise, The Grove Primary School is located under a 15-minute walk from home and is also Ofsted-rated ‘Good’. Slightly further afield, East Allington Primary School (now an Academy) is located under 4 miles from home and was Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ at the last inspection.

For secondary school options, Dartmouth Academy, which is also a nursery and primary school, is located just over 4 miles from home and Ofsted-rated ‘Good’. South Devon High School provides GCSE’s for pupils entering year 10, and other further education options. Also for further education opportunities, South Devon College is Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ and is located under 15 miles from home.

Transport & Travel

For commuters, our property for sale in Blackawton is located close to several A and B roads. This includes the A38, which will take you to the M5 motorway from Blackawton. From here, simple journeys to Taunton (approximately 67 miles) and Weston-super-Mare (approx. 94 miles) can be made before connecting to the M4, for further connections as far as Swansea (approx. 180 miles) and Central London (approx. 209 miles).

For train travel, Totnes Train Station provides regular services to Plymouth (approximately 30 minutes), Newton Abbot (approx. 10 minutes) and London Paddington (approx. 3 hours). For more traditional train journeys, a trip to Kingswear is where you’ll discover the charming Dartmouth Steam Railway, a heritage railway that offers a host of tours throughout the year to locations including Totnes, Churston, and Brixham.

And for air travel, the nearest airport is Exeter, an international airport located less than 42 miles from home.

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Find homes that may be available within your price range with Help to Buy at French Furze.

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Your budget

With a deposit of around

The government may loan you up to

With a mortgage of

So you may be able to afford a new home up to the value of

£240,000

Based on the information you've entered, this is calculated on the ability to borrow 4.5 times your household income.

This information doesn't contain all of the details you need to choose a mortgage. By providing this information, we are not making any recommendation or giving any advice. This calculator only gives you an indication of the amount you could borrow, so the figure it shows could be different from the amount you could actually borrow.

+£10,000 deposit contribution on selected homes only, subject to eligibility and availability and limited to reservations made by 31/08/2020. Total incentives available will amount to no greater than 5% of property value. Not to be used in conjunction with Help to Buy or any other purchase assistance scheme. Offer subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Photographs show typical Linden homes. Interior may include optional upgrades or extras available at additional cost. Price and details correct at time of distribution.

^*Offer may be withdrawn at any time and is subject to availability. Please ask our sales advisor for details.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE OR OTHER DEBT SECURED ON IT. Credit is secured against your home. *Subject to status, Help to Buy Terms & Conditions and available on selected properties in England only. Eligible applicants will be offered an equity loan up to a maximum of 20% of the purchase price (based on the open market value). Applicants are required to fund at least 80% of the purchase price by means of a conventional mortgage, savings/deposit where required. The equity loan is provided by Homes England and held as a second charge. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other promotion. Full details will be provided on request. For more information please click here.

Home Exchange is available on selected homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion and not all properties are suitable. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Home Exchange of your current home and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. Home Exchange may not be available in conjunction with any other offer and is also subject to the terms of your Reservation Agreement with us. As a guide, your current home must not be worth more than 70% of the value of your chosen Linden home. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

Smooth Move is available on selected new Linden homes only. Acceptance is at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse to agree to Smooth Move and we are under no obligation to give reasons why. We will instruct local estate agents to undertake an independent valuation and marketing advice for your current home before we make you a proposal on a marketing price for your home. The realistic sale price may be lower than an initial marketing price and is based on a sale within a specified timescale fixed by us. Reservation fees may vary. For full terms and conditions please click here.

All images are used for illustrative purposes only and are representative only. They may not be the same as the actual home you purchase and the specification may differ. Images may be of a slightly different model of home and may include optional upgrades and extras which involve additional cost. Individual features such as windows, brick, carpets, paint and other material colours may vary and also the specification of fittings may vary. Any furnishings and furniture are not included in any sale. Please check with our sales representatives for details of the exact specifications available at the development(s) for each type of home and the associated prices.