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6 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Aveton Gifford, Kingsbridge

Withdrawn from Market £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Barn Conversion
  • Unspoilt Rural Views
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Historic Mill Pond
  • Large Gardens
  • 1.3 Acres
  • Double Garage
  • Bright and Spacious

Full description

A stunning and extremely versatile attached barn conversion of excellent quality enjoying unspoilt rural views, with historic mill pond, gardens and grounds. About 1.3 acres.

From Totnes, take the Kingsbridge road passing through Harbertonford and Halwell villages, keeping in the direction of Kingsbridge. Just after the turning to East Allington and before you enter Kingsbridge itself, there is a mini roundabout. Bear right and drive to the next junction, passing across this to the next roundabout. Turn right towards Aveton Gifford and proceed through the village. Once on the ring-road you will see a slip road turning on your left signposted Ashford, which takes you towards Combe. Continue along this lane until you see the signpost on your right hand side directing you to a left hand turning with the name Combe on the sign. Take that left turn and proceed down this lane, ignoring a turning on your right to Knowle. Take the next turning bearing right, and at the bottom of the hill take another right turn into the private drive, which leads into the car parking of Combe Farm Barns.

The Mill Pond measures 60' 0" (18.29m) x 46' 0" (14.02m) with patio terrace on one side and a lawned area on the second side, views from the whole area are of Devon countryside. To the rear of the patio area is an Aviary which can be removed if not required in which case the colonnaded roof cover would create a sheltered veranda along one side. There is also a Store Room, a built in heavy duty barbecue area with three heating compartments and hot plate and a steel flue at one end drawing the smoke. From the terrace is access to a higher garden level where there is an extensive Store (30'0" (9.14m) x 18' 0" (5.49m) with power, light, water and sink unit. The total area extends to about 1.3 acres.

On the entrance into the complex is access to a Double Garage measuring 19' 3" (5.87m) x 19' 0" (5.79m) maximum reducing to 15' 6" (4.72m) with light and two sets of vehicular doors. Within the front of the garage is parking for two further vehicles and a further space within the lower yard. The property can be approached via a rear lane.

8' 0" (2.44m) x 16' 3" (4.95m)
With views into the courtyard and door to: En-Suite Shower Room: with corner "Matki" shower, low level flush W.C., wash hand basin and half tiled walls.

18' 5" (5.61m) x 15' 9" (4.8m)
With sensor for remote control operating a entertainment centre which can be situated in the lounge, floor to ceiling window, high apex ceiling with exposed timbers and door to en-suite.

From the large patio terrace is access to the mill pond which has been restored and provides a very attractive and historic water feature. Access into large grass paddock with stream, hedges, small pond and some trees and shrubs.

17' 6" (5.33m) x 7' 2" (2.18m)
With large sized oval bath built in to granite, vanity top with separate corner shower, pedestal hand wash basin and low level flush W.C., and bidet. Fully tiled. Sensor point for remote control of entertainment system. Views of pond and fields.

7' 6" (2.29m) x 7' 6" (2.29m)
With lovely countryside views and door to En-suite.

With panelled bath, pedestal hand wash basin and low level flush W.C.

15' 6" (4.72m) x 7' 5" (2.26m)
With country views and door to En-suite.

7' 6" (2.29m) x 4' 4" (1.32m)
With W.C., and hand wash basin inset to vanity cupboard. From the first floor landing the open balustraded stairs continue to the upper floor.

23' 7" (7.19m) x 17' 9" (5.41m)
With bespoke kitchen fittings, windows on two aspects including French doors with side windows leading onto patio/terrace, sensor point for entertainment system which can be situated in the lounge. The room is comprehensively fitted with a full range of base cupboards and drawers along one wall with overhead wall cupboards. Mid unit lighting. Attractive ceramic tiled splashbacks with units in burr oak finish and with equipment including a full range Aga with the usual hot plates and ovens and as an integral part a companion unit with four gas hobs and two electric ovens below. The units also include a dishwasher which is an integral part of the base cupboards and an American refrigerator and freezer, double doors with burr oak facing and controls for a complement of functions including ice maker, cold water dispenser and with humidity controls for fruit and vegetables. Within the granite work surfaces are inset two stainless steel tubs with hot and cold mixer and the granite...

With W.C., hand wash basin, quarry tiled floor and door into Steam Room with fitted shower unit.

24' 0" (7.32m) x 17' 8" (5.38m)
With high level window to pool side, door to courtyard, ample power points including 30 amp socket and with ceiling mounted sensor for entertainment/media centres located in Lounge on the first floor. Inset ceiling speakers. N.B. This room could provide one or two additional rooms, perhaps Bedrooms, Snooker Room or for other uses. Open Balustrade Staircase to First Floor Landing with doors to:

19' 3" (5.87m) x 15' 11" (4.85m)
With exposed beams, solid fuel wood burner set on stone fireplace with attractive metal flue with full height windows enjoying country views.

11' 8" (3.56m) x 7' 8" (2.34m)
With views of open countryside and exposed timbers.

The Mill Pond stands in the most attractive rural setting, it is within an easy drive of the nearby towns and the city of Plymouth, which is approximately 14 miles away, with the mainline Railway Station and Airport. From Combe is access to the creek at Aveton Gifford, approximately 2 miles away, and to the Salcombe Estuary at Kingsbridge or Salcombe itself. The Mill Pond enjoys amazing views over unspoilt open countryside, which are principally permanent pasture fields. This property, with its neighbours, is at the end of the no-through road and although enjoying considerable quiet is very convenient to all the amenities of the area. For the golfer there are golf courses at Wrangaton and Dartmouth with various bridleways for the horse rider and deep-water moorings at Salcombe and Dartmouth for the sailor.

The accommodation is laid out on the floor plans but is briefly covered in the following paragraphs.

10' 0" (3.05m) x 10' 0" (3.05m)
With video intercom and heavy studded timber door giving an entrance into:

26' 0" (7.92m) x 7' 10" (2.39m)
With attractive quarry tiled flooring and imposing open balustrade staircase rising to upper floors. Doors to:

20' 0" (6.1m) x 7' 6" (2.29m)
With double French doors opening towards pond and with lovely views across the water and taking in the countryside.

10' 4" (3.15m) x 7' 8" (2.34m)
With plumbing for automatic washing machine, oil fired boiler for central heating and central vac unit for central vacuuming system. The domestic hot water is from a pressurised hot water tank. Wine Cupboard beneath stairs.

The Mill Pond comprises an exceptional conversion of a stone mill barn providing spacious accommodation of up to six bedrooms, four with ensuites. The rooms are bright and generously proportioned with an abundance of good quality features including oak bespoke woodwork and joinery. In addition, the property benefits from central heating and double glazing and enjoys a superb outlook over its own sweeping grounds to beautiful countryside beyond. Outside; there is a double garage, extensive parking and an exquisite garden with mature trees and shrubs. The historic listed mill pond is a lovely feature and there is a large paved terrace which takes full advantage of the wonderful views. To conclude; The Mill Pond is a very special property indeed. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the superb quality and attention to detail in this first class conversion. The grounds and peaceful location compliment a unique home.

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25 July 2016

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