4 bedroom house for saleHele House, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon
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- 4 bedrooms
- 2 receptions
- 2 bathrooms
- Set in approximately an acre
- Lovely countryside views
2 Hele House stands in an elevated position with stunning south-facing views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. The Georgian house has been sympathetically renovated by the current owner creating a contemporary family home, whilst retaining the original manor house features such as the high ceilings and windows.
The meticulous renovation work has been thoughtfully carried out with conservation and energy efficiency in mind.
The accommodation consists of an entrance hall with a beautiful stone floor that continues through to the main living areas. An extension comprising of a shower room and study lie to the left, with the bright study featuring French doors, a wool carpet and triple glazed skylights, flooding the room with natural light. To the right of the hall is the original Georgian part of the house with a spacious dual aspect sitting and dining room with views over the gardens. The kitchen has under floor heating, fitted wooden units and is finished to a high standard. The staircase leads up to the first floor and has a good sized storage cupboard on the half landing. There is also access to the courtyard and wood store from here.
Upstairs, the first floor has three good sized
bedrooms, one with a feature fireplace and a family bathroom with a marble floor. There is a separate laundry room on this level. The landing has a wood floor and the original lead window. On the second floor is the fourth bedroom or family room with exposed beams and a dressing/storage area. There are stunning views throughout the property.
The property benefits from the transfer of £10,000
in RHI payments to the new owner.
2 Hele House enjoys outstanding views over the surrounding countryside and although in a tranquil rural location, the property is only a mile from access to the A38 dual carriageway at Ashburton.
The former stannary town of Ashburton, approximately a mile from the property, has a lively range of shopping facilities, with a range of independent shops offering vintage goods, antiques, a family-run ironmonger's, a delicatessen, an artisan bakery, a fish deli and the renowned Ashburton Cookery School.
Exeter, 20 miles away, offers a wide range of cultural and recreational facilities with the Princesshay shopping centre and recently opened John Lewis store, several leisure centres, theatres, cinemas, the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital and the Nuffield Hospital. There are mainline train services from Exeter to London Paddington, within 2.5 hrs, and Waterloo. International and domestic flights, notably to London City Airport, are available from Exeter Airport. The property is also well located to take advantage of a number of excellent independent schools, including Exeter School, the Maynard School, a new Steiner Academy in Exeter and Mount House, Devon's leading prep school and Kelly College near Tavistock. Exeter also has a fine university.
The historic naval port of Plymouth is 25 miles away and offers extensive cultural, recreational and educational facilities including three theatres, Drakes Circus shopping centre, many sporting facilities and a fine university. The Barbican area has retail art galleries, numerous bars and eating places including Tanners and The Barbican Kitchen and there is the River Cottage Canteen at Royal William Yard and Gary Rhodes at the Plymouth Dome. The port has regular cross-Channel ferry services to Brittany and northern Spain.
2 Hele House is approached along a driveway leading to the front of the property, a gravelled driveway with parking for two cars and a lawned area of garden with a traditional stonework wall, established trees and shrubs. The French doors from the study lead to a small paved terrace. To the rear of the property is a courtyard with a wood store and steps up to the garden. Steps also lead from the driveway to the garden opposite the house with lawned areas, seating areas, an orchard and a further wooded area. Many established trees and shrubs surround the garden offering privacy. A further area for parking lies to the end of the garden.
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