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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Loddiswell , Kingsbridge

Withdrawn from Market £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive, spacious family home
  • Spacious living with conservatory
  • Thoughtfully extended throughout
  • Stunning gardens/ample parking
  • Far reaching countryside view

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge continue in a northerly direction to the village of Loddiswell, proceed through the village and follow along for a little while proceeding up a hill and taking the first left turn to Woolston. Carry along this road for approximately a mile until you come across a sharp left hand bend, Tumbly will be found a little way around on the right. 

SITUATION Tumbly is beautifully positioned in a peaceful and tranquil rural setting with panoramic, far reaching countryside views. Although located in the quiet countryside the property maintains easy access to the village of Loddiswell within 2 miles offering local facilities including, sub-post office stores, primary school, public house and church.

For a wider range of amenities the nearby, busy market town of Kingsbridge provides commercial, health, sports and educational facilities. Tumbly is also conveniently placed for access to the A38, approximately 6 miles, leading to Plymouth in the west and Exeter in the east each having large shopping and business centres, airports and mainline railway stations. The coastline with beaches and miles of cliff top paths, much of which is administered by the National Trust, golf courses, river, estuaries and the sailing centre of Salcombe are within ten miles. 

DESCRIPTION Formally a farm labourer's cottage built in 1934, Tumbly has been thoughtfully extended and converted into a dormer bungalow by its present owner, to a high standard. Surrounded by mature hedges the beautifully landscaped gardens offer expansive, panoramic countryside views which can be enjoyed throughout the house and onto the patio. A greenhouse and a vegetable garden are positioned to the rear of the property along with extensive parking to the side of the house, with planning approval for a garage.

The house is presented by a fine porch and impressive front door opening into a spacious hallway. The bespoke, well fitted kitchen/breakfast room boasts size and space with attractive units, views to the front and an original dining area fitted with original church pews around a table. This family home has space in abundance with the living/dining room leading into the conservatory (heated for year round use) and to the study/5th bedroom. A master suite with French windows leading to the private rear garden is accompanied by an attractive en-suite bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe. A further spacious bedroom and shower room complete the ground floor with two very pretty double bedrooms on the first floor with outstanding views and exposed timber ceiling beams, these rooms are serviced by a shower room.

Tumbly offers many character features with exposed pine floorboards throughout, some exposed timber ceiling beams, stripped pine doors. A dusk meter provides dim lighting to the hallway and shower room after dark. The property has oil fired central heating, calor gas to the hob, is double glazed throughout and owns a well for the private water supply. 


PORCH A semi-open porch with an attractive wooden framework provides good space and houses an ornate part-glazed front door. 

ENTRANCE HALL An impressive, open entrance hall with some exposed timber ceiling beams leads to both the kitchen and the living room a good space. The hall then narrows a little to lead to the rear of the house, bedrooms and stairway. The hallway is fitted with two radiators, three ceiling lights and offers substantial under stair storage, along with the airing cupboard. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM The bespoke kitchen is fitted with attractive cream wooden wall and floor units with a feature part oak, part tiled floor, ceiling spotlights with under unit down lighters. A picture window provides extensive views over the garden and to countryside beyond. The kitchen provides a ceramic sink and drainer, Beko dishwasher, double oven with propane gas hob and extractor, wall mounted fridge, built in dresser and glass fronted cabinets. The breakfast area is fitted with original church pews to three sides with a table set in, creating a comfortable dining space with a central ceiling light to the area, radiator. 

UTILITY ROOM A utility room to the rear of the kitchen also opens out onto the side elevation of the property. The room offers space for a freezer, space and plumbing for a washing machine, wall and floor units with work surface, eaves storage and a ceiling hung clothes dryer. 

LIVING/DINING ROOM A spacious living/dining room to the front of the house benefitting from stunning views and bi-folding, timber framed patio doors which lead into the conservatory, also to the front of the property. Exposed ceiling timbers, a hand built brick fireplace with a tiled hearth housing a woodburner, surround sound system to the ceiling, stripped pine floor, 3 radiators, wall mounted lighting with a central ceiling light to the dining area. 

CONSERVATORY Built to make the most of the stunning views is the spacious, timber framed conservatory with a Perspex vented roof, French doors leading onto the patio and garden. A tiled floor, 2 radiators and a central ceiling light. 

STUDY/BEDROOM 5 Used as a study by the present owners, a window to the side of the house, a built-in desk area (formally a bread oven) and shelving. A radiator and a central ceiling light. 

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE The master bedroom is positioned to the rear of the property with French doors and windows lead out onto the garden. A spacious double room with a raised level with wood surround, down lighter to the dressing table, 2 ceiling lights and a radiator.

A generous walk-in wardrobe with a frosted window, shelves and hanging space, ceiling spotlights, also houses the Electric Fuse Box. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM An attractive en-suite bathroom with a frosted window, tiled floor and part tiled walls is fitted with a white suite comprising of a modern bath, square basin and low level w.c. with a wall mounted mirror and shelf, a heated towel rail, ceiling spot lights and roof access. 

BEDROOM 2 An L-shaped double bedroom with two picture windows overlooking the rear garden, a radiator and 2 ceiling lights.  

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM A well-presented room with part tiled walls, a white suite with a low level w.c., a wash hand basin and shower cubicle with power shower. Stripped pine floors and half pine tongue and grooved walls. A frosted window, radiator and corner cabinate. The Worcester power shower is housed in this room.  

STAIRWAY With storage cupboards off and a Velux widow above, leading to: 

BEDROOM 3 A spacious double bedroom benefitting from the stunning views enhanced by a window seat, high ceilings with exposed timber beams, an ornate fireplace and hearth, substantial eaves storage, a built-in wardrobe, radiator and a central ceiling light. 

BEDROOM 4 Another spacious double bedroom benefitting from stunning views and enhanced by a pretty window seat. High ceilings with exposed timber beams, substantial eaves storage, radiator and a central ceiling light. 

SHOWER ROOM With a frosted Velux window, tiled walls and floor, a white ceramic basin with enclosed shower cubicle with a power shower, extractor fan, heated towel rail, a corner shelf and ceiling spotlights. 

OUTSIDE A curved driveway leads to the parking area, with space for several cars - planning approval has been granted for a garage. The south facing beautifully landscaped garden to the front of the house is approached through a rose arbour, is laid mainly to lawn with well planted trees, mature shrubs and flower beds. A picket fence surrounds the 'Oriental effect' feature fish pond with a bridge leading to a decked area. The conservatory leads onto a raised sun-trap patio/seating area to the front of the house.

To the side of the property is a concrete pathway which leads to a slate roofed garden shed and a useful composting space. Following around to the rear of the property a pretty gravelled sitting area with a raised lawn, built up by railway sleepers. Up a few steps is a good sized green house, vegetable garden and a slate roofed workshop fitted with power and a water collection bin. The gardens are bordered by mature hedgerows and some trees. 

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Private water supply from private well. Anaerobic septic tank in adjoining field, requiring infrequent emptying. Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'B'  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474

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26 May 2016


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