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5 bedroom detached house for sale
- Historic Grade II listed house
- Wonderful River Dart Views
- 5 Bedrooms (5 En-Suites)
- Impressive reception room
Tenure: FreeholdAn historic Grade II listed house with glorious views over the River Dart, Warfleet Creek and wooded hills.
Totnes 12 miles, Kingsbridge 14 miles, A38 Devon Expressway 20 miles. Mileages are approximate.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
Warfleet Lodge is located above Warfleet Creek, the last bay on the river Dart before the castle and the sea. This area of Dartmouth is extremely accessible and private, yet within an easy walk of the main town with its shops, restaurants and boating facilities. numerous pubs, restaurants and bistros.
Warfleet Lodge is an historic Grade II listed house with glorious views over the River Dart, Warfleet Creek and the wooded hills that run over to Little Dartmouth. The house itself was originally the ballroom and billiard room to Warfleet House and is understood to have been built for Edward VII, Queen Victoria’s son, when he was Prince of Wales and loved coming down to Dartmouth for Royal Navy functions. The house is splendidly designed in the castellated Tudor Gothic style. It has two floors, an interior with sumptuous high quality craftsmanship continuing in the Tudor theme, particularly to the ground floor and the staircase. The ceiling beams are richly carved and the room is dominated by a massive, back lit, inglenook fireplace. The impressive over mantel is supported on columns and there is a mass of carved decoration with heraldic panels and delicate friezes. The porch, hall and staircase are oak panelled in the same style. Above the staircase is a fine stained glass window with colourful heraldic images.
The first floor has been cleverly adapted to provide four bedrooms with bathrooms en suite, and there is a fifth bedroom / study with a bathroom en suite on the ground floor.
While the house internally is dominated by the original ball room with its magnificent panelling and fireplace, the kitchen /breakfast room, to one side, is cosy, practical and convenient. The house is situated in attractive gardens and grounds with a level lawn to the front of the house verlooking Warfleet Creek. The whole garden is planted with shrubs and trees which
provide colour throughout the year.
In all Warfleet Lodge provides the opportunity to acquire a private and well laid out home in an attractive location.
A front door opens into an oak panelled hall with a further pair of double doors which open into the staircase hall which is also panelled with a superb staircase, a magnificent beamed ceiling and full length stained glass window.
Beneath the stairs is the cloakroom with a low level WC and basin.
The living room is a superb room with high ceiling and large windows measuring about 25’ x 22’ overall. The room is dominated by the open fireplace with its impressive hand carved over-mantel supported on pillars. The room provides a formal drawing room in front of the fire and a separate dining area by the window overlooking the garden and the river.
The kitchen / breakfast room is fully fitted with wall and base units
incorporating fridge / freezer, dish washer, sink, cooker and oven. It provides ample storage and work top space. A separate door leads directly into the garden and this is used for every day access into the house.
The office is a small but useful room, just off the kitchen.
Beyond the staircase is bedroom 5 / study a useful room with an en suite bathroom with bath, basin and WC.
The First floor is reached by the finely carved staircase.
Master bedroom 1 has views over the river and an en suite bathroom 1 with a bath, basin and WC.
Bedroom 2 is a wonderful bright room with views over the creek and has an en suite bathroom 2 with a paneled bath, a basin and WC.
Bedroom 3 is a large guest bedroom complete with kitchenette and an en suite shower room containing a fitted shower, a basin and WC.
Bedroom 4 is a twin bedroom with en suite shower room containing a fitted shower, basin and WC.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Warfleet Lodge is approached via a private drive shared by three other properties. Warfleet Lodge is the 2nd to last and has its own private parking area by the house. The level lawned area immediately in front of the house gives wonderful views over the river and creek, while the house is surrounded by terraced gardens, well stocked with mature shrubs and trees.
Currently tax band 'G'
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.
Freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Strictly by appointment with the Agents, Marchand Petit. Telephone 01803 839190.
From the centre of Dartmouth, take the road to the Castle, called South Town. After quarter of a mile, just beyond a right hand turn, Above Town / Swannaton Road, the entrance to Warfleet Lodge is on the right, on a sharp right hand bend.
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