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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Whilborough, Nr Torquay

Withdrawn from Market £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious Listed Farmhouse
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Lovely Village Location
  • Period Features
  • Great Location
  • Beautiful Mature Gardens
  • Parking for 3 Vehicles
  • Approx 10mins Drive to Torquay (Boys/Girls Grammar School)
  • Main Line Train Station Newton Abbot

Full description

Fine Grade II listed former farmhouse with a beautiful garden in a sought-after and accessible village.

Window to the front and to side, two radiators, exposed beams to the ceiling and wall, large stone fireplace and hearth with timber lintel. Within the fireplace is a wood burner with log storage to each side, there are two small recesses and two stone topped shelves. Pine panel door leads into the:

French doors to the side garden, pine floorboards, beams to the ceiling, two radiators, stone fireplace and hearth with a granite lintel and large wood burner, recess either side, one having a window looking through to the utility room and the other having wine bottle storage (holes), stairs to the first floor, panel door to an under stairs storage cupboard.

Ceramic tiled floor. Window overlooking the side garden. Feature pine glazed corner cupboard, exposed beams and uprights, LED down lighters, breakfast bar with storage for bar stools, radiator. Range of cream painted drawers and cupboards with pine knob handles below granite work surfaces. Integrated dishwasher, 1 1/2 inset stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap, stainless steel double electric oven range with gas 5 ring hob and stainless steel extractor hood. Plate rack and spice rack, integrated fridge and freezer, door to larder with shelving. Half glazed panel door into:

Ceramic tiled floors. Windows looking out onto the parking area, panel door to the outside, down lighters, hatch to the roof space, radiator. Wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Panel door leads into:

Ceramic tiled floor. Window to the side, down lighters, pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap and tiled splash backs. W. C. Heated towel rail.

The Rear Hallway leads into the Utility Room with ceramic flooring. Window looking out onto the parking area. Door to under stairs cupboard, pine shelf, a pine door into the Entrance Hallway. Range of fitted drawers and cupboards and a wood block work surface over with tiled splash backs. White ceramic single sink with chrome mixer tap, plumbing for a washing machine, and appliances.


A shale driveway to the side gives access to private parking for 3 vehicles at the rear of the house with log/fuel storage.

Light window above entrance door, timber single obscure glazed window to the side, light window to left hand wall, pine panel floor boards, single panel central heating radiator, ceramic tiled walls with inset wall mirrors to each side, pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer taps, low level W. C. Large walk in shower cubicle to the centre of the room, centrally heated towel rail, wall cabinet, extractor fan. Door from landing (previously mentioned) to guest suite, comprising:

Timber single glazed recess window to the side with timber lintel above, radiator, exposed beams and uprights.

Window to the side. Inset wash basin to the ceramic tiled sill / shelf below, chrome mixer tap, pine floorboards. Radiator with chrome floor standing towel rail to the front, part ceramic tiled walls, W. C. Bath with chrome mixer tap, overhead shower, towel rail, double cupboard with airing cupboard housing the cylinder and immersion.

Windows to the front and side elevations overlooking front gardens, with timber lintel, exposed stone work, deep sill and timber lintel above, radiator, coving to the ceiling.

The grounds are a very appealing feature. Something of a ?Plantsman's' garden, with formal and informal areas, lawns, small box hedging, mature trees and fine selection of shrubs. There is a sheltered South facing dining area and stone built barbecue plus an attractive covered seating area adjoining the side of the house. In the upper, more informal garden can be found a pond, lawned area, summer house and greenhouse. There is also an area occupied by chickens and raised beds. There is an array of beautiful plants and trees including an avenue of Italian Cyprus, a stunning old Wisteria covering part of the front of the house, climbing roses and vines over the verandah.

From the Entrance Hallway an antique pine door leads onto a carpeted main stair case with decorative elm and ash banister section on either side to the top. The landing is in three sections and rare Georgian inner bow window, radiator, hatch to roof space, a second / rear staircase leads down into the Dining / Living Room. The landing to the rear of the property has coloured leaded glass light windows. Traditional Georgian pine doors lead into various rooms:

Windows within recesses to the front elevation overlooking the formal front gardens, pine uprights and lintels to each window, radiator, coving to the ceiling, fitted freestanding white roll edge Victorian style bath with brass taps, slate hearth and covered over fireplace. Fitted Gothic style glazed display cabinets and cupboards to each side of the fireplace.

Window to the front elevation overlooking front gardens with, window seat and storage below, radiator, timber uprights with a large inset wall mirror.

Court Farm is a charming and very spacious listed farmhouse offering versatile four-bedroomed accommodation with a wealth of character features, plus two downstairs offices which would lend themselves to be easily converted into two further bedrooms. The house may possibly have originated as an early ?open hall' later evolving into a ?cross-passage' in the 16th Century. The exterior has a façade influenced by the 18th Century Georgian period and the inside has a selection of fine early doors ranging through the periods. There are lovely exposed beams, a fascinating and rare 18th Century concave window on the landing, built-in display cabinets and deep window seats. This is a home of abounding quality and the early features are complimented by modern-day comforts. The property benefits from gas central heating, a well-appointed country kitchen and contemporary style bathroom and shower facilities. The gardens are superbly designed with mature trees, shrubs and...

Panelled stable door with small glass window, ceramic tiled floor, windows to the front and each side, electric meter cupboards to ground level on right hand side, pine panel door into:

Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, leaded glass feature window. Door to first floor staircase and pine panel doors to:

Double aspect room with the front window having a window seat, two radiators, pine panel door into:

Window to the front, radiator, beams to the ceiling, curved recess to far corner which would be ideally suited for the installation of a wood burner, pine panel door into:

Beam to ceiling, wall light.

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21 March 2016

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