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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Under Offer £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rural
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • 4+ Parking Spaces
  • 2 Garages

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The privacy enjoyed by this 200 year old former farmhouse does not become apparent until you have travelled up the quarter mile drive, you can then appreciate that it is not just four acres of garden, woodland and paddock which surrounded the property, but also that there are no near neighbours. Nestling into the hillside in this peaceful south facing position the five bedroom property affording open country views has many facets including an attached stone barn providing an opportunity for additional accommodation, swimming pool, garage and workshop, quarry and paddock. This very comfortable family home warmed by the sunshine from morning to evening can also said to be environmentally friendly with a spring water supply, a wind turbine generating electricity, solar panels and wood burning stove heating water all of which makes a considerable saving on the running costs. Coombe Park is mainly of traditional stone construction with later additions the whole having a rendered exterior under a slated roof. This oil centrally heated light and airy property with, in the main, PVCu double glazed windows is attached to a two storey stone barn, which, subject to planning permission, could provide additional or separate accommodation. The whole comprises:-
On the Ground Floor
Open Porch
with slate floor and oak door opening to:
Entrance Hallway
with understairs area, furniture recess, small cupboards, picture recess and light, wall lights, opening to Dining Room featuring exposed stone and timber lintel.
15'9" x 14'6" - 4.87 x 4.47 M
affording southerly views over the garden and valley to the countryside beyond with PVCu double glazed door to the front terrace, open stone back fireplace housing a Villager woodburning stove on a slate hearth having a back boiler connected to the central heating system, window seat, radiator, TV and telephone points, wall lights. Open to:
Study Area
9'1" x 8'11" - 2.77 x 2.72 M
affording country views with bookshelves, radiator, wall lights.
Dining Room
14'7" x 12'3" - 4.46 x 3.75 M
affording similar views with open fireplace feature having stone hearth and timber lintel, window seat, radiator, glazed door to Lounge.
23'5" x 8'7" - 7.15 x 2.64 M
with a range of working surfaces, tiled surrounds, inset 2 ? bowl sink top, cupboards and drawers under, end shelving, wall cupboards, end shelving. Built-in New World bottle gas oven and stainless steel hob, extractor hood over, space for fridge/freezer, oil fired Rayburn cooking Range also heating to hot water system and one radiator, old timber lintel over. Glazed doors opening to swimming pool courtyard and front open porch, slate floor, recessed lighting, door to rear attached barn.
On the First Floor
with Velux window providing good light to the staircase having a fine turned mahogany handrail, curtained linen cupboard, radiator.
Bedroom 1
14'7" x 9'10" - 4.46 x 3.02 M
affording far reaching southerly country views with fitted wardrobe, shelf and drawer unit, radiator, window seat.
Bedroom 2
14'7" x 9'4" - 4.46 x 2.86 M
affording similar views with radiator, window seat.
Bedroom 3
15'7" x 8'8" - 4.77 x 2.66 M
with radiator, telephone point.
Bedroom 4
11'11" x 7'0" - 3.65 x 2.15 M
affording a view over the swimming pool courtyard and gardens, radiator.
Bedroom 5
11'3" x 8'4" - 3.45 x 2.54 M
affording similar views to Bedrooms 1 & 2 with bookshelves, radiator, telephone point, window seat.
Bathroom 1
with a white suite comprising bath in tiled recess having a shower and curtain over, pedestal basin and WC. Radiator, electric towel rail, light/electric shaver point, extractor, light tube, airing cupboard containing the hot water cylinder fitted with an electric immersion heater and linked to the solar panels.
Bathroom 2
with a white suite comprising bath having a Mira Elite electric shower and curtain over, pedestal basin and WC. Electric towel rail, light/electric shaver point, mirror, fan heater, varnished floorboards, part tiled walls.
On the Lower Ground Floor
under the Lounge and approached from the garden with the Grant oil fired boiler supplying the central heating system.
Attached Stone Barn
60'10" x 17'2" - 18.56 x 5.24 M
under a slate roof.
On the Ground Floor
Utility Area
28'10" x 17'0" - 8.80 x 5.19 M
with WC, plumbing for washing machine, light, power points, timber floor.
Storage Area
31'7" x 17'0" - 9.65 x 5.19 M
with door opening to Swimming Pool Courtyard.
On the First Floor
Open Storage Area
60'10" x 17'2" - 18.56 x 5.24 M
with felted and re-slated trussed roof, double and two single doors at the higher ground level, light, power point.
From the A379 in Chillington the driveway leads up to the front of the property with a brick paved parking and turning area beside which is a Double Garage, with an up and over door, light, power point. The driveway continues to the rear grounds between the property and a stone walled and gravelled sitting area in which the oil storage tank is situated.
Across the front of the property is a stone paved terrace leading down to a lawn surrounded by shrubs in beds. At a lower level to the front is a productive vegetable garden with greenhouse and fishpond in stone terrace approached through a gate from the driveway but principally from the land to the side featuring a small orchard having apple trees and lean-to greenhouse.
Adjoining the rear of the property and barn is a private low stone walled and paved courtyard in which is a Swimming Pool, heated by solar panels and from where country views may be enjoyed. Adjoining is a stone and block building with the pool filtration system.
The first area of the grounds to the rear provides a level grass play area with Oak tree and two banks of solar panels. Standing in one corner is a Timber Workshop, with double doors, light, power point. Attached to the Barn is an open Tractor Shed.
From this point the paths lead past mature flowering shrubs into the woods whilst continuing up a grass track past a wildlife pond there is a second large level large grassed area being a former quarry the whole area being surrounded by trees. Set above is a paddock bounded by hedges in which is constructed a 6kw wind turbine generating electricity for the property.
The natural woodland is a joy to walk through and an amazing playground for children intersected with paths leading down to stream bordered land laid to grass along the western boundary which connects with the apple trees and vegetable garden on the lower side of the house and courtyard.
Double Garage
19'0" x 17'1" - 5.8x 5.46 M
with an up and over door, light, power point.
Swimming Pool
34'0" x 14'0" - 10.6 x 4.26 M
heated by solar panels and from where country views may be enjoyed.
Timber Workshop
23'5" x 17'7" - 7.15 x 5.37 M
with double doors, light, power point.
Tractor Shed
17'7" x 12'5" - 5.94 x 3.79 M
Mains electricity. Spring water supply, private drainage.

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07 March 2012

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