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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

East Allington , Totnes

Withdrawn from Market £379,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Parking
  • Open plan living accommodation
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Charming and established gardens
  • Immaculately presented throughout
  • Ensuite shower room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DIRECTIONS From Kingsbridge take the A381 to Totnes and after passing through The Mounts take the next turn on the right. Alternatively if approaching from Totnes on the A381, turn left on reaching the hamlet of The Mounts, signposted Fallapit and East Allington and then take the next left towards Fallapit Estate and follow this road. Bear left at the entrance to Fallapit Estate and proceed to Fallapit Barns, then turn right and continue through the barns and you will see the allocated parking space for Sandalwood Cottage in front of the property. 

SITUATION East Allington is a rural village within the South Hams with a good community and a highly regarded primary school, Church, village shop, The Fortescue Arms Public House and the village is conveniently situated for the Elizabethan town of Totnes and Kingsbridge both accessed on the A381.

Kingsbridge is situated at the head of the Salcombe Estuary and has a Leisure Centre with indoor swimming pool and bowls arena, a Cottage Hospital, the highly regarded Kingsbridge Community College, a variety of restaurants and pubs, a cinema, harbour and boating facilities together with a range of independent shops and two supermarkets.

The South Devon coastline is renowned for spectacular scenery and beaches, stretching from the mouth of the Dart in the east to Plymouth Sound in the west. The nearest beaches at Bantham (Approx. 7 miles) and Slapton Sands (Approx. 7 miles) offer splendid clifftop and coastal walks where you can enjoy the spectacular rugged splendour the South Hams Coastline has to offer.

The popular sailing resort of Salcombe is about 11 miles distant by road, with an excellent range of recreational and shopping facilities and the sandy beaches of East Portlemouth, North Sands and South Sands.

There are golf clubs at nearby Bigbury and Thurlestone, flanking the mouth of the River Avon, and Dartmouth Golf and Country Club about 10 miles distant.

The City of Plymouth, about 25 miles away, has a full range of facilities, including an excellent modern theatre, ferry service to France and Spain, and mainline railway station with direct services to Cornwall, London and the Midlands. The nearby Elizabethan town of Totnes is located about 9 miles away and offers mainline railway services together with a range of local and independent shops and a regular market.  

DESCRIPTION Sandalwood was converted in 2008 and is one of a number of barn conversions in a select development within a rural and peaceful setting. The barn conversions benefit from their own recreational facilities including walks, pond and tennis court.

Sandalwood is an immaculately presented spacious and naturally bright 4 bedroom barn conversion benefitting from reverse level living and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area to the first floor with a double bedroom, shower room and utility as well direct access onto the rear garden patio. On the ground floor level are 3 double bedrooms, master bedroom with master ensuite and a high quality family bathroom with free standing bath.

The property is light and contemporary throughout and has been run for the past circa 8 years as a successful holiday let, but would also make a welcoming family home. Sandalwood offers oil fired central heating and hard wood framed double glazed windows throughout with quality fixtures and fittings providing a high standard and luxurious standard of living.  


ENTRANCE Glazed door with full height glazed side panel to:- 

ENTRANCE HALL Staircase rising to first floor with pine handrail and glazed panels. Under stairs storage cupboard housing Heatrae Sadia Megaflo tank and programmer.  

BEDROOM 1 With window to rear. Recessed ceiling lights, radiator.  

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled double shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower with rainfall shower head. Circular wash hand basin set on solid oak stand. WC. Chrome radiator/electrically heated towel rail. Extractor fan. 

BEDROOOM 2 With window to front aspect. Full height window to front elevation. Recessed ceiling lights, radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 With window to rear. Recessed ceiling lights, radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Recessed ceiling lights, freestanding bath with mixer taps, hand basin with tiled splash back and mixer taps, low level WC. Wall lights, mirror. Chrome radiator/ electrically heated towel rail.  



SITTING/DINING AREA Magnificent room with vaulted ceiling having two large glazed panels providing exceptional light. Glazed door to rear garden. Low level windows. Solid oak floor. Recessed ceiling lights, 2 radiator. 

KITCHEN Range of floor based units. Solid oak work surface. One and a half bowl sink with mixer taps and tiled splashback. Velux window. Stove electric double oven with ceramic hob and extractor hood and light above. Integrated dishwasher. 

BEDROOOM 4 Velux skylight with fitted blind, pine clad ceiling. Low level window. Recessed ceiling lights, radiator. 

UTILITY ROOM Space and plumbing for washing machine and upright freezer. Velux skylight. Radiator.  

SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled shower cubicle fitted with thermostatically controlled shower with rainfall shower head. Wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splashback. WC. Chrome radiator/electrically heated towel rail. Extractor fan. 

OUTSIDE The front garden is laid to lawn and enclosed by timber fencing. Courtesy light. To the rear is a good sized patio seating area providing an ideal space for outside dining, bounded by a stone built wall. Outside lighting. Encased Oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Oil storage tank.

Allocated parking for a vehicle at the front and rear of the property.  

MAINTENANCE Each property owns a share in the lovely mature Fallapit Barns extending to about 3 acres with lawn, woodland and pond, tennis court and children's play area. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water, private drainage (new septic tank installed in 2015) and oil fired central heating. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'E' 

TENURE The property is freehold. There is a service charge of £65.00 per calendar month to include site maintenance, communal electricity, private drainage and water administered by the management company.  

N.B. The furniture is available by separate negotiation. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel. 01803 861 234.

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

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20 June 2016


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