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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Easton, Near West Alvington
- Grade II listed farmhouse
- Superbly presented accommodation
- Hand crafted chestnut and walnut kitchen
- Bi-folding doors from kitchen to sheltered garden
- Master bedroom suite
- Detached garage
- Superb location within easy reach of Salcombe
Tenure: FreeholdA superbly presented Grade II listed stone farmhouse situated in a quiet rural location within easy reach of Kingsbridge and the South Hams coastline
Kingsbridge 2 miles Salcombe 4 miles Totnes 14 miles A38 Devon Expressway 11 miles
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
Easton is a rural hamlet situated between Kingsbridge and Salcombe and whilst being within easy reach of both popular estuary towns, it benefits from being tucked away and off the beaten track. The village of West Alvington is about half a mile away where there is a parish church and village inn. Kingsbridge has an excellent range of shops, a cinema and sports centre with indoor swimming pool. There are primary schools at both West Alvington and Kingsbridge and a highly regarded senior school in Kingsbridge. Salcombe and Dartmouth offer fantastic sailing and sea fishing whilst the South Hams coastal path, less than 2 miles away, offers miles of beautiful walks. The A38 Devon Expressway is about 11 miles away with the mainline train station at Totnes (London approx 3 hrs) is 14 miles from the property.
Lower Easton Farmhouse is an extremely pretty stone built Grade II listed farm house with wonderfully proportioned accommodation. The kitchen is fitted with hand crafted chestnut and walnut units with bi folding doors leading to the charming enclosed garden. The reception rooms are well balanced with feature fireplaces and lead off the central hallway. Beautifully appointed bedrooms and en suites make this house an ideal family home. This area also boasts miles of beautiful coastal walks less than 2 miles from the property. A very special home.
The ACCOMMODATION comprises:-
With original flagstone floor. Exposed beam.
A wonderful room with sash windows to front aspect, window seats. Ceiling beams. Superb inglenook fireplace with timber lintel, bread oven and flagstone hearth and fitted with wood burning stove.
Sash window. Original flagstone floor. Cast fireplace with display niche and oak shelf.
An elegant room with marble fireplace. Sash windows with window seats. Ceiling cornicing. Original cupboard with arch display.
Part glazed stable door to garden. Limestone tiled floor.
Wash hand basin, WC. Obscure glazed window. Limestone floor.
Flagstone floor. Window to rear. Cupboard housing oil fired boiler and hot water cylinder.
From the entrance hall a door leads through to:-
Oak staircase rising to first floor, storage cupboard below. Limestone paved floor. Part glazed door to rear garden. Door to LINEN STORE with slatted shelving and light.
Solid granite worktop with Belfast sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Window. Extractor fan. Limestone tiled floor. Space for freezer.
A magnificent kitchen with superb oak trusses and folding glazed doors to length of one wall opening to rear garden. Comprehensive range of floor and wall based cupboards, glass front display units. Hand crafted chestnut and walnut doors. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink set in granite worksurface with cut out drainer and granite upstand. Breakfast bar. Full height cupboards and shelving. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Electric 4 oven Aga with extractor hood and light above. Timber lintel and display alcove to side. Space for fridge freezer. Limestone floor. Velux skylights.
Window overlooking garden. Oak staircase, balustrade and rail with stairs rising to second floor. Exposed beam. Beautiful display niche feature.
A superb room with south facing sash windows to the front with window seats giving views across open countryside. Fitted wardrobes.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Fully tiled double corner shower cubicle fitted with Grohe thermostatically controlled shower, wash hand basin, WC with built in cupboards below. Chrome radiator heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Sash window.
Stunning bathroom with fully tiled built in shower cubicle fitted with Grohe thermostatically controlled shower. Free standing bath with hand held shower attachment, wash hand basin, WC. Chrome radiator heated towel rail. Extractor fan. South facing sash window with window seat. Original built in cupboard.
With ceiling cornicing and sash windows with window seats. Original cast fireplace.
Partly sloping ceilings with Velux windows to side. Window overlooking garden.
Oak flooring. Partly sloping ceilings with original roof trusses. Window to rear.
With vaulted ceiling and exposed roof trusses and purlins. Velux skylights to rear. Window to front. Doors to roof space.
Delightful room with vaulted roof having original roof trusses and exposed purlins. Window to front affording lovely countryside views. Door to roof space.
Fully tiled shower cubicle with Grohe thermostatically controlled shower, pedestal wash hand basin, WC. Oak floor. Extractor fan. Sloping ceiling, window to front aspect. Part exposed roof trusses and purlin.
To the front of the property there is a gravelled parking area. The front garden is bounded by an attractive stone wall with wrought iron pedestrian gate opening to a flagstone path with lavender beds on either side and leading to the front door. Lawned areas with established shrub and flower borders. Climbing rose and wisteria to front wall.
At the side is a five bar gate opening to a flagstone driveway and leading to:-
Up and over door, power and light. Windows. Pedestrian door.
A beautifully landscaped garden with fabulous paved terrace with cobbled and gravelled areas having recessed lighting. Ornamental fish pond backed by a stone wall with attractively planted border providing all year round interest. There is a further paved and gravelled area, accessed from the kitchen, with a stone bound border with olive tree. Slate steps then lead up to the top of the garden where there is a south facing private seating area. Lawned area with beautifully planted borders and mature bay tree and camelia. Courtesy lighting.
To the side of the property is a wood store with original cobbles around.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating.
Currently Band F.
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.
The property is freehold.
Very strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit (Kingsbridge office). Tel 01548 857588.
From Kingsbridge Quay, continue with the Texaco filling station on your left and turn immediately left into Rope Walk. Follow this lane for about a mile and at a sharp right hand bend follow the signs for Collapit and Easton. After about 200 yards turn right signed Easton, continue for about half a mile and Lower Easton Farmhouse will be seen straight ahead.
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