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5 bedroom house for sale
- Reverse level property
- Five bedrooms and three bathrooms
- Open plan living accommodation
- Two paddocks with stables and outbuildings
Tenure: FreeholdA spacious Grade II Listed five bedroom three bathroom detached reverse level barn conversion with superb open plan living accommodation set in approximately 4 acres of land with stable, numerous outbuildings, gardens and parking.
Totnes 6 miles Exeter 28 miles Plymouth 15 miles (approximately)
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
Diptford is a village that has a strong local community, primary/junior school, village tennis court, playing field and is surrounded by unspoilt rolling Devonshire countryside. The nearby market town of Totnes has a mainline railway station giving direct connections to London Paddington and Waterloo with easy connection to St Pancras for Eurostar. There is also excellent access to the A38 Devon Expressway, linking Plymouth and Exeter where it joins the M5. Totnes boasts a market as well as a good selection of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and inns.
From the parking to the front of the property front door opens into the entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor living accommodation. All five bedrooms, two having en-suite facilities and the family bathroom are located to the ground floor together with the well appointed utility area and rear hall. The first floor living area is quite superb with the large sitting room having magnificent views over the countryside. Steps rise to the dining area which has a wood burning stove sitting on a Devon stone hearth, exposed wooden roof trusses and space for a good-sized table and chairs. The kitchen is fitted with a good arrangement of floor and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces, integrated appliances and a central island with built-in fridge, freezer and microwave. Throughout this area there is natural wooden flooring. To the outside are 2 paddocks with post and rail fencing, two mobile field shelter (by separate negotiation) and numerous outbuilding.
Partially leaded opaque glazed door opening into the entrance hall.
Stairs with natural spindle and hand balustrade rising to the first floor. Door opening to under stair cupboard. Two arrow slit windows overlooking the rear of the property. Tiled flooring. Partially glazed door opening to the rear of the property.
FIRST FLOOR OPEN PLAN LIVING
Stairs rise from the ground floor entrance hall. Oak floors throughout with oak steps rising to the three split levels. The living room has a Velux window, casement window with fitted shutter and sash window affording a far reaching view towards Moreleigh in the distance. Scissor beam trusses and smoke alarm to the ceiling. Painted natural stone work to the walls. Space for soft furnishings. Two steps rise to the dining section with substantial stairwell with natural spindle and hand balustrade. Wood burning stove sitting on a natural Devon slate hearth. Velux window and smoke alarm to the ceiling. Space for a table and several chairs. One step rises to the kitchen.
Excellent arrangement of floor and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces and granite up stands. Under mounted 1.5 bowl Franke sink and drainer with single lever tap and extendable wash hose over. Two built-in electric double ovens and grills with surface mounted five ring gas hob over. Integrated dishwasher. Generous central island with granite work surface and under mounted cupboards. Integrated microwave, fridge and freezer. French doors open to the decked terrace. Half a flight of steps descend to a rear hallway.
Former piggery building with large glazed section to one end. Two Velux windows and spotlights to the ceiling.
Velux window and spotlights to the vaulted ceiling. Natural wooden floor.
Natural wooden flooring. Space and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer and additional freezer. Spaces and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Door opening to family bathroom.
Bath with centrally mounted taps and mosaic tiling. Glass brick light section over the stairwell. Inset lights and Velux window to the vaulted ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin. Mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Extractor fan and light to the ceiling. Tiled flooring. Two steps descend to the entrance hall. W.C..
Light panel and casement window with fitted blind. Revealed beams and recessed spotlights to the ceiling. Good quality wood laminate flooring. Multi paned opaque glazed door opening into the en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Fully tiled shower room with thermostatically heated floor. Casement window. Double width shower cubicle with sliding glazed door, wall mounted control, hand held shower attachment and monsoon rose. Large wash hand basin set into a double door vanity unit with single lever tap and shaver socket over. Extractor fan to the wall. Recessed spotlights to the ceiling. W.C. with recessed cistern.
Casement windows with shutters affording a view to the front of the property. Revealed beam and recessed spotlights to the ceiling. Wall mounted lights.
Casement window with shutters and natural wooden sill overlooking the front garden and the pasture land in the distance. Recessed spotlights and smoke alarm to the ceiling. Wall mounted lights.
Casement window with fitted shutters overlooking the front of the property and the lawns and paddock. Excellent arrangement of built-in wardrobes. Door opening to en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Tiled and glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted control. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround. Large built-in shelving unit. Extractor fan to the wall. Spotlights to the ceiling. Ceramic tiled flooring. W.C..
To the outside the grounds are mainly laid to lawn with established shrubs in situ. From the French doors in the kitchen there is access to a large decking area from where there are spectacular and uninterrupted views across the South Hams. The grazing is arranged into 2 paddocks with post and rail fencing, water supply, two mobile field shelters (by separate negotiation) and storage sheds.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Bottle gas supply for the cooker hob.
The property is currently in band G and the amount payable for 2012/13 is £2516.14
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.
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Marchand Petit Totnes Office. Telephone 01803 847979
From the Totnes office of Marchand Petit proceed along Station Road heading towards Dartington. Turn left at the first set of traffic lights sign posted for Kingsbridge and Dartmouth (A381). At the next traffic lights turn right sign posted for Avonwick (B3210). Pass Blue Post filing station where you will take the next available left turn at Shorter Cross sign posted for Diptford and Moreleigh. Proceed approximately 1 mile where you will find a small grass triangle and bear left towards Moreleigh. Pass the second road into Diptford and after approximately 400 metres turn right into a lane marked Creber. Travel down the track at the parking splay there is a left turn giving access to Creber Barn.
1. These particulars are for guidance only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property, but do not constitute part of an offer or contract.
2. Any description or information given should not be relied on as a statement or representation of fact that the property or its services are in good condition. Neither Marchand Petit, nor any of its employees, has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property.
3. The photographs show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time they were taken. Any areas, measurements or distances given are approximate only.
4. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that any regulations or other consent has been obtained. These matters must be verified by any intending purchaser.
5. Descriptions of a property are inevitably subjective, and the descriptions contained herein are used in good faith as an opinion and not by way of statement of fact. If any points of particular importance need clarifying before viewing, please do not hesitate to contact our office.