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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Moreleigh, Totnes

Withdrawn from Market £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Immaculately presented detached family home
  • Magnificent views towards Torbay and beyond
  • Landscaped and established gardens
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Open plan kitchen/ breakfast room
  • Catchment area for KCC

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge take the A381 towards Totnes. After approximately 6 miles, turn left at Short Cross signed Moreleigh/Modbury. Follow this road to the edge of the village, ignoring the first right hand turn, take the second right hand turning, (effectively continuing straight on) and the property can be found a short distance further on the right hand side. 

SITUATION Beautifully positioned in the heart of the South Hams countryside, Island House enjoys amazing, far reaching, panoramic views over farmland to Torquay and the Jurassic Coast beyond. Situated along a quiet Devon lane on the outskirts of the popular village of Moreleigh. The property benefits from a rural aspect yet being part of a friendly village community, within a short drive of the popular towns of Kingsbridge, Totnes and Dartmouth.

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Moreleigh is a pretty village with an ancient parish church and the South Hams renowned New Inn pub. Totnes Cross filling station is located about 1 mile away with spar general stores.

With the popular market towns of Kingsbridge and Totnes almost equi-distant, along with the port and naval town of Dartmouth. Island house is spoilt for local amenities including: shops, cafes and restaurants, sports facilities, medical centres, as well as, being within the catchment area of the highly regarded Kingsbridge Community College. Totnes benefits from a mainline railway station and the A38 'Devon Expressway' dual carriageway links to Plymouth and Exeter is within a 15 minute drive.

DESCRIPTION Island House is a substantial, modern detached house set on the fringe of the village of Moreleigh. Brick built under a tiled roof the house is well positioned taking full advantage of the wonderful views over the South Hams countryside. The present owners have thoughtfully updated and refurbished to a high specification throughout.

The ground floor benefits from underfloor heating throughout and a bespoke, well fitted kitchen with attractive limestone flooring and plenty of dining space, a utility, a separate formal dining room, a spacious double aspect sitting room with full length patio doors leading onto a raised decked area overlooking the garden and far reaching views. The first floor offers up to five bedrooms, two with ensuite shower rooms and a family bathroom, all well-presented and stylish.

To the outside the gently sloping garden wraps around the property which provides parking for several cars and a carport to the side of the house. A well planted, pretty garden surrounds the house and is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. A newly built garden shed and a small paddock completes the package.


OUTER LOBBY With glazed door to 

ENTRANCE HALL Under stair cupboard, stairs to first floor.  

Cloakroom With window with views over the garden and surrounding countryside, cloaks hanging space, telephone point. Leading to down-stairs toilet.  

WC Tiled floor, part tiled wall, pedestal hand basin, heated towel rail, low level WC, extractor fan and window. 

SITTING ROOM Minster style fire place with LPG coal effect fire, bay window, French doors leading to raised deck terrace with wooden balustrade with far reaching views over the garden and surrounding countryside, triple aspect television point 

KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM Limestone tiled floor, range of bespoke wall and floor units with granite worktops, and one and half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. NEFF hob unit, NEFF stainless steel extractor hood, NEFF double oven, integrated NEFF dishwasher, recessed ceiling lights, integrated fridge/ freezer. Breakfast area with bay window.  

DINING ROOM Timber mantle and surround, four wall light points. uPVC framed double glazed window.  

UTILITY ROOM Part glazed door to outside, Limestone tiled floor, recessed ceiling lights. A spacios room with range of wall and floor units with roll edge worksurfaces. Inset one and half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, grant oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Radiator, window with far reaching views across the countryside.  


LANDING With views over the countryside, access to roof space with retractable aluminium ladder. Radiator.  

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE Comprising double bedroom, radiator, telephone point, door to steps leading down to a dressing room with Velux roof light and blind, built in cupboard with hanging and shelving space. This leads to the ensuite shower room. 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Corner shower, tiled surround, hand basin and drawers below, mixer taps, two wall lights recessed ceiling lights, low level WC with concealed cistern. Chrome heated towel rail. Velux roof light, radiator, half tiled walls.  

BEDROOM 2 Radiator, recessed wardrobe with hanging and shelf space, sliding doors. 

BEDROOM 3 Radiator, views over garden and surrounding countryside. Built in cupboard with hanging and shelf space, sliding doors.  

FAMILY BATHROOM With tiled floor, underfloor heating, panelled bath, chrome heated towel rail, tiled shower cubicle, tiled walls, low level WC, pedestal hand basin, half tiled walls.  

BEDROOM 4/ STUDY Radiator, fitted wardrobe unit with hanging space, window with far reaching views over the countryside.  

INNER LANDING With access to secondary roof space. 

BEDROOM 5 Double bedroom, recessed ceiling light, radiator 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled walls and floor, corner shower cubicle with mixer shower, chrome heated towel rail, WC with concealed cistern, hand basin, fitted cupboard below and mixer tap.  

OUTSIDE Island House is approached through an impressive pillared entrance secured by a five bar gate. The concrete driveway leads to the front and to the side of the house, providing plenty of parking and a carport facility with potential to develop into a garage.

An extensive and well planted garden surrounds the house giving the most amazing view of Torquay, Lyme Bay and even the Jurassic coast on a clear day and adjoins fields. The attractive, gently sloping, south facing garden is mainly laid to lawn with landscaped flower beds, an attractive wooden frame for climbing plants and an enclosed grassed paddock area of about 1/4 of an acre. With hedged and fenced surrounds, the garden houses a newly fitted oil storage tank together with a newly built garden shed providing storage for garden equipment and machinery.

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private drainage to septic tank. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'F'  

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 July 2016


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