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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Brownston, Nr Modbury, South Devon, PL21

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Master bedroom with en suite shower
  • 4 further bedrooms
  • 1 further bathroom and 1 further shower room
  • Double garage
  • Workshop
  • Lovely lawned gardens
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming detached family home in delightful rural
hamlet with stunning countryside views


Situated between Dartmoor National Park and the coast, Brownston is a charming rural hamlet in the South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. California Cross is about half a mile away with a garage/shop, farm stall, and the award winning 14th Century California Country Inn.

The charming small market town of Modbury offers a good range of shops and services and the busy market town of Kingsbridge has a vibrant local community and is home to 2 supermarkets, a leisure centre, a superb range of independent and high street stores and the renowned secondary school, Kingsbridge Community College which is rated as 'outstanding' by OFSTED.

The nearby village of Loddiswell provides basic amenities including a pub, village shop and a primary school.

Communications are excellent with the A38 Devon Expressway being 4 miles away, providing direct access to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter and the M5. A mainline train service to London (3 hours) is available from Totnes. The South Hams is famous for its spectacular coastline and the beautiful beaches and estuaries are all within easy reach.


Chapple Farm is a delightful family home set within a charming small group of farm houses and converted barns. The farmhouse style kitchen is cosy with Rayburn, cloam bread oven and ancient flagstone floor. The snug, which looks out over the garden with lovely rural views, features a deep well with glazed lid. The sitting room also has a beautiful fireplace probably dating from Georgian times, wonderful old flagstone floor, French doors to the terrace and, along with the dining room, enjoys the delightful countryside views of the surrounding hills, woods and farmland. A convenient ground floor shower room is situated next door to the utility room.

The first floor comprises 3 double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room, a bathroom and a further shower room. The second floor offers two further double bedrooms in a charming attic conversion completed some 10 years ago.

The house has a flagstone and gravel terrace in front with sitting out area enjoying lovely views of the countryside beyond the garden. The gravel path extends around the side of the house to a raised area with oil tank and further round to the piggery, a useful storage building. The front garden is lawned and has wildlife pond, cherry, apple, walnut and chestnut trees, fig tree, crab apple and there are two grape vines, one in the greenhouse.

The timber open double garage was built 6 years ago, with a stone wall from stone recycled on site, and an adjoining workshop with plenty of parking in the gravelled entrance.

Square Footage: 2,881 sq ft

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 February 2016

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