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5 bedroom detached house for sale

North Huish, Devon, TQ10

Guide Price £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Good sized accommodation
  • Mature gardens
  • Ample parking
  • Stabling & Storage
  • Additional paddock by separate negotiation

Full description

A detached character and historic country residence located next to the Church. Good sized accommodation, mature gardens of approximately 0.4 of an acre. Stabling and additional paddock with field shelter. 3 reception rooms, 4/5 bedrooms, good sized accommodation, mature gardens, ample parking , sabling and storage. Additional paddock by separate negotiation. EPC Band E

Situation - Stoke Court occupies a magnificent position in Devon's famous South Hams. The house nestles privately on the edge of a valley next to the Church. The area is well served and communications are good. Despite being in this tucked away location the nearest shop is in the village of Avonwick just a short drive down the hill.
Only 3 miles from the popular village of South Brent, which is a thriving community with a good cross section of local facilities including restaurants, shops, banks & doctors' surgery/health centre. It is also within very easy reach of the A38 Devon Expressway providing good access west to east to the cathedral city of Exeter and west to the maritime Port of Plymouth, the two cities both offer university education and a wealth of historic retail and leisure sites.

Description - Stoke Court is a character country residence, a former coaching house which has been extended over the years to create good sized living accommodation with three generously proportioned reception rooms and good sized entrance hall. There is an open staircase with solid wooden floors. On the first floor there is flexible bedroom accommodation offering four/five bedrooms and three bathrooms. Stoke Court is surrounded by gardens and has original attached stabling, currently being used for storage. There are also three outbuildings, one housing stabling, an additional area for garaging/wood storage and one with original cobbled stone floor. There is a majestic entrance with stone pillars and wrought iron gates leading to a gravelled parking area. There is a pony paddock and stable close by available by separate negotiation.

Accommodation - (Please see floorplan) Storm porch with attractive honeysuckle over glazed double doors into main entrance hallway. Solid flooring throughout and doors leading off to formal dining room with built in bookcases and double doors onto the stone paved area. Reception room with dual prospect windows and original exposed stone chimney which divides the room into two parts and inset woodburner. Steps up to study/snug. Door to utility areas with ground floor WC, sink and shower, plumbing for washing machine, additional cupboard and storage space and door leading out onto the rear garden. Further door to traditional detached stable/storage area.
Kitchen with tiled floor, Belfast sink with wooden drainer, Rayburn and base storage units, space for hob, oven and freestanding units. A door with glazed stained glass window leads to a breakfast room which is dual aspect with door opening to south-east facing terraced area, ideal for catching the morning sun.
Open staircase with solid wooden treads leads to first floor bedroom accommodation with light and airy landing with good sized window, overlooking the garden. Bedroom 1 has ensuite bathroom with shower attachment. Door to eaves storage. Bedroom 2 has front prospect windows overlooking the driveway in. Ensuite bathroom, his and hers wash hand basin, bidet and WC. Bedroom 3 has front prospect window, built in wardrobe cupboard. Bedroom 4 with side prospect window overlooking the valley and countryside beyond. Built in wardrobe cupboard. Siting room/bedroom 5 (if required) with built in wardrobe cupboards and views across to the Church and countryside beyond.

Outside - The main entrance gate leading to gravelled parking area with access to the outbuildings. Garaging/work store, secure lockable area with wrought iron stable bars, further stable buildings and slate roof. Two further double pillars with wooden gates opening to the main entrance of the house. Gravelled turning area. Front gardens are mainly laid to mature shrubs and trees with splendid Fig Tree. Side access to the rear terrace area which is also accessed from the breakfast room.
Stone steps up to a level lawn area with mature trees, stone walling and remains of the 12th century nunnery, features still clearly visible in the garden and amongst the rhododendrons. This is a very private garden and has a large archway accessed from the lane.

Services - Mains electricity, oil fired Rayburn, mains water, oil fired heating, private drainage.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - From the M5 at Exeter take the A38 towards Plymouth. Leave the A38 at Marley Head and follow signs towards South Brent. At the market town of South Brent continue towards Avonwick. In the village of Avonwick by the Garage turn right towards Ugborough, turning almost immediately left before the village stores toward North Huish. Follow this lane for 1 mile, then as the road flattens out and then drops a bit you will pass a high stone wall on the right, at the end of which is the entrance to Stoke Court, which is near the church.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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