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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Church Street, South Brent

Withdrawn from Market £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Exceptional Character
  • Extensive Rear Garden
  • Excellently Proportioned Outbuilding
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DIRECTIONS From our South Brent office (on Fore Street), take a right and follow the road past the Premier where it becomes Church Street. Remain on the right-hand side of the road and continue along where you will find number 26 on your right.  

SITUATION The moorland village of South Brent stands under the southern foothills of Dartmoor National Park, and on the northern edge of the lovely South Hams fifteen miles from the centre of Plymouth.

The village is one with a strong community with churches, a primary school, shops, and a post office. There are well-regarded community colleges at Totnes and Ivybridge, each with a wide range of facilities for the wider community. The ancient market town of Totnes is within about eight miles and some of the finest beaches on the south coast are within easy reach.

Situated just off the A38 Expressway, the village is well placed for quick access to Plymouth, Torbay and Exeter for which there are regular bus services.

DESCRIPTION A rare opportunity to acquire an exceptionally individual cottage conveniently located in the heart of South Brent. Formerly 2 properties, the cottage was lovingly renovated to create a unique and quirky family home. Retaining an array of period features, the property boasts character and is a credit to it's owners. Benefitting from 4 good-sized bedrooms, 3 reception rooms and 2 staircases, the property lends itself nicely to a family with older children who are seeking independence.
Enjoying a beautifully mature rear garden with an abundance of wild flowers and exceptional countryside views, the property offers a rural retreat from busy life. Further offering a substantially renovated barn with 4 excellently proportioned workshops; this is an absolute gem tucked away in the centre of a very sought after location.


ACCOMMODATION The accommodation is as follows:- (Please note that all dimensions are approximate. Metric measurements are conversions from imperial figures which have been rounded to the nearest three inches). 

ENTRANCE HALL/SNUG 10' 4" x 17' 10" (3.15m x 5.46m) Front door entering in from pavement, oak flooring throughout, chimney breast with stone hearth surround, ceiling light, radiator, wood panelled ceiling, window to front aspect, cupboard housing meters, doors to living room and stairs and step leading into: 

KITCHEN 28' 3" x 8' 0" (8.62m x 2.44m) Cooking Area 10' 0" x 8' 0" (3.07m x 2.44m)
With windows to side and rear, door leading to courtyard, oak units, work surfaces and splashback, slate flooring, Belfast sink, integrated oven, induction hob, ceiling lights, space for washing machine and fridge freezer, door leading to:

Preparation Area 7' 5" x 18' 2" (2.28m x 5.55m)
Superbly fitted with granite worktops, wooden base units, Belfast sink, Gas-fired Watson, integrated dishwasher, 3 oak framed windows to rear, oak framed windows to side aspect, panelled pitched ceiling, exposed beams, ceiling light, beam mounted spotlights, oak flooring, door to living room and opening to: 

DINING ROOM 17' 0" x 9' 8" (5.19m x 2.95m) Accessed through a quirky archway and having sash window to front, exposed brick fireplace, understair storage, radiator, panelling up until dado rail, exposed beams, ceiling light and door leading to: 

LIVING ROOM 16' 1" x 11' 6" (4.92m x 3.52m) sash window to front aspect with deep wooden sill, flagstone flooring, exposed beams, door to front aspect (no longer in use), feature fireplace with log burning stove, radiator, doors off to kitchen and entrance hall and stairs up to: 


BATHROOM 9' 9" x 7' 10" (2.99m x 2.41m) Window to rear elevation with deep wooden sill, oak flooring, ceiling lights, radiator, vanity unit with wash hand basin, roll top bath, high level flush WC, panelled ceiling and original solid wood door. 

BEDROOM 4 7' 5" x 10' 5" (2.27m x 3.18m) Continuation of the solid wood flooring, exposed beams, sash window to front elevation with deep wooden sill, radiator, panelled ceiling and feature wall, original solid wood door and ceiling light. 

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 5" x 10' 7" (5.32m x 3.24m) Sash window to the front elevation with deep sill, oak flooring, oak cupboard, panelled ceiling, exposed beams, radiator, ceiling light, feature fireplace, original solid wood doors and step leading to: 

BEDROOM 2 10' 5" x 10' 7" (3.20m x 3.24m) Oak flooring, sash window to front elevation with deep wooden sill, skimmed ceiling, exposed beams, radiator, ceiling light, door leading to: 

LANDING/STUDY 15' 0" x 9' 0" (4.58m x 2.76m) window to the rear elevation overlooking courtyard, stairs leading down to entrance hall, painted oak flooring, exposed beams, loft access, panelled wall, ceiling light, radiator, doors leading to bedroom 3 and: 

SHOWER ROOM 3' 10" x 9' 1" (1.19m x 2.77m) Having wash hand basin, high level flush WC, wall light, storage cupboard, panelled walls, fully tiled shower cubicle with wooden door. 

BEDROOM 3 8' 3" x 9' 10" (2.54m x 3.02m) Oak framed window overlooking the courtyard, storage cupboards, loft access, radiator, exposed beams, oak flooring, feature fireplace, original solid wood door. 

COURTYARD Generous cobbled court yard area with raised flower beds and side access. 

BARN/WORKSHOP Substantial barn which has been fully renovated to accommodate 4 separate worshops arranged across 3 floors. Having electricity and water, the barn is exceptionally spacious and could be easily converted (subject to planning permission) for ancillary accommodation. The top floor of the barn has been beautifully utilised with a Belfast sink, 5 skylights and a feature log burning stove. The barn also allows access through into the garden and benefits from a WC. 

REAR GARDEN Accessible either through the barn or via the side access, the garden is extensive and enjoys 2 mature horse chestnut trees and an array of wild flowers. The garden is extremely private and offers beautiful views across the countryside.
Additionally, there is a '10 x 16' wooden workshop with electric and concreate base floor.  

SERVICES Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band D and the amount payable for the year 2016/2017 is approximately £1,665.06 

LOCAL AUTHORITY The administrative local authority is South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE Tel 01803 861234. The planning authority is The Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9JQ. Tel 01626 832093 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through Luscombe Maye South Brent Office. Opening hours Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9.00am - 1pm. Bespoke appointments outside normal working hours can be arranged with adequate notice. 

FIXTURES & FITTINGS Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc, are specifically excluded but may be available by negotiation. Items being left such as ovens, hobs, shower systems, central heating etc, have not been and will not be tested by the agents or vendors. 

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Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016


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