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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Abbotskerswell, Newton Abbot

Offers in Excess of £585,000

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Delightful Detached Grade II Listed 5 bedroom thatched cottage in the heart of this popular, well served village; an abundance of period features which contrast & complement more modern comforts. The enclosed gardens enjoy excellent seclusion and are ideal for children & pets. Generous parking.

*High Quality Detached Grade II Listed Cottage *7.96m (26' 1") Living Room *Dining Room *8.69m (28' 6") Kitchen/Dining/Sun Room *5 Bedrooms, Master En Suite *Bathroom & Shower Room *Utility *Gas C/H *Secluded, Enclosed Garden *Generous Parking *Must be Viewed

The village of Abbotskerswell boasts a highly regarded primary school,local shop, public house, church and offers easy access to the market town of Newton Abbot where a host of other facilities can be found including a main line railway station to London Paddington. The A38 Devon Expressway is also conveniently located where commuters can access the city of Exeter and the M5 motorway.

Prospect Cottage" is a delightful detached Grade II listed thatched cottage located in the heart of the popular village of Abbotskerswell.The original farm house is believed to date back to the 17th Centuryboasting an abundance of period features both internally andexternally which contrast and complement the more modern comfortswhich have been appreciatively added for today's family requirements. The period features include ancient stone fireplaces, original beamed ceilings, fitted window seats and latch and brace doors. The current vendors have improved and modernised the accommodation by the addition of a new living area in 2008 which has created a stunning bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast/Sun room and a vaulted master bedroom suite having a superb modern en suite shower room. The property offers versatile accommodation throughout along with a newly appointed cobbled front courtyard with parking for multiple vehicles. 

The accommodation starts via a ledged and braced door leading through to a reception hallway offering terracotta tiled flooring and beamed ceiling. A door leads through to a downstairs cloakroom consisting of a modern white suite and fitted glass corner shower enclosure. A real feature of the property is the highly impressive 8.69m (28' 6") Kitchen/Breakfast/Family room which offers terracotta tiled flooring throughout and beamed ceilings to the kitchen area. A cottage window overlooks the front aspect. The bespoke handmade Shaker style kitchen offers granite work tops and a range of appliances including a fitted gas fired two oven Aga set with stone pillars, beam over and inset extractor fan. The Kitchen also offers space for a dishwasher and American style fridge/freezer.  A wide opening flows through to an adjoining Breakfast/Family Room itself measuring 3.92m x 3.75m (12' 10" x 12' 3") Constructed of glass and timber with double glazed units, a stunning feature stone wall and half glazed double doors leading out to the patio and garden. This Kitchen/Family Room provide the social centre piece to the house.

The accommodation continues to a rear lobby with a door outside and a utility/drying room. From here a staircase also rises to a double aspect Master Bedroom 4.46m x 4.42m (14' 7" x 14' 6") benefiting from a vaulted ceiling and feature beams. The current owners have also installed an en suite shower room with double width walk-in curved glass shower cubicle and mosaic tiled walls.

The ground floor accommodation provides a Dining Room 3.91m x 3.80m (12' 10" x 12' 6") with beamed ceiling, feature stone fireplace with beam over, cottage window benefiting from a window seat and half glazed door to the front. This flows through to a Living Room 7.96m x 3.51m (26' 1" x 11' 6") having a feature inglenook fireplace along with further beamed ceiling and window seats. A half glazed door leads to the front of the property overlooking the cobbled parking area and front garden. 

The first floor accommodation is a real selling point of this property being light and well proportioned. Four further bedrooms are on offer, all with the added benefit of exposed beams. 

Bedroom 2: 4.06m x 3.00m reducing to 2.15m (13' 4" x 9' 10" red. to 7' 1") 

Bedroom 3: 3.43m x 3.07m reducing to 2.35m  (11' 3" x 10' 1" red. to 7' 8")

Bedroom 4: 3.57m x 2.31m plus door recess.  (11' 9" x 7' 7" plus door recess)

Bedroom 5: 3.07m x 2.14m (10' 1" x 7')

A refitted family bathroom consisting of a white suite including bath with shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC concludes this floor's accommodation.

OUTSIDE The property is accessed from a village lane via a walled entrance with wooden five bar gate. A granite cobbled yard offering parking formultiple vehicles can be found and is bordered by areas of cottagegardens incorporating a well. A pathway leads around to the side where a large timber store/workshop with power and further small areas of garden offering pear, apple, cherry, peach and fig trees can be found. A gate leads to an enclosed secluded garden which is mainly laid to a generous expanse of lawn with mature hedging and cottage garden borders. A pathway leads to a patio which is particularly private and a real sun trap. The patio can be accessed via the kitchen/breakfast room bringing the outside indoors. The rear garden offers a great deal of seclusion and privacy and is an ideal entertaining area.  It is enclosed and safe for children and pets.

An internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate this glorious detached thatched cottage.

More photos available upon request from the Sole Marketing Agents, All Enquiries to Andy Cook, Personal Agent.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 January 2016


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