5 bedroom farm house for sale

Aveton Gifford , Kingsbridge

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached stone built period former farmhouse
  • Beautiful walled garden
  • Fine proportioned rooms
  • Quiet location in rural hamlet

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge take the A379 Plymouth Road and continue through Churchstow and on reaching the roundabout at Offields Cross turn right and follow the signs to Plymouth and continue down this road for about 1.5 miles and on reaching the bottom of Aveton Gifford Hill just before the stone bridge turn right.

Alternatively from Modbury take the A379 towards Kingsbridge and just after Avon Bridge in Aveton Gifford turn left and proceed along the lane for about half a mile, bearing left and West Venn will be seen on the left hand side.  

SITUATION West Venn is situated in a small hamlet to the south east of the village of Aveton Gifford and about 4 miles from the market town of Kingsbridge and 4.5 miles from the Georgian town of Modbury and 17 miles from Plymouth.

Aveton Gifford is situated on the western bank of the River Avon in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village is well known for its 15th century bridge and has a good range of facilities including The Fishermans Rest public house with restaurant, a church, Primary School, Village Shop and Post Office and is situated on a main bus route between Plymouth and Kingsbridge. The village is also well served with Tennis Club, children's recreation area and a large green within walking distance.

The Georgian town of Modbury with an interesting variety of shops is situated about 4.5 miles to the north west and Kingsbridge has an excellent range of recreational and shopping facilities and highly regarded secondary education at Kingsbridge Community College.

West Venn is conveniently situated close to the River Avon and Estuary which is renowned for its abundance of wildlife. The River Avon is navigable downstream to Bantham and out to sea, tide permitting.

The nearest sandy beaches are at Bigbury on Sea, Bantham and Burgh Island surrounded by outstanding scenery and the South Devon Coastal Path runs along the Coastline much of which is now owned by the National Trust. The popular coastal town of Salcombe at the head of the Kingsbridge Estuary is about 6 miles distant with an excellent range of recreational and shopping facilities and access to the estuary for sailing and wind surfing.

There are 18 hole Golf Courses at Bigbury and Thurlestone flanking the mouth of the River Avon and Dartmoor National Park is about 9 miles to the north just beyond the A38 express way providing access to Plymouth in the south and Exeter in the north.  

DESCRIPTION West Venn is an attractive 5 bedroom Georgian former Farmhouse with stone elevations set under a pitched slated roof. The property has been in the same family since the 1930's and offers an opportunity to acquire a delightful family home in the quiet and peaceful yet convenient location between Kingsbridge and Modbury.  

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:  

ENTRANCE PORCH An attractive Georgian style timber framed porch with pair of glazed wooden doors, flag stone floor and solid timber door to: 

ENTRANCE HALL A through hall with flagstone floor and banister staircase to first floor, doors to: 

DRAWING ROOM With a magnificent east to west drawing room with dual aspect windows with window seats and south facing window with wooden window shutters, French doors lead to the rear courtyard and garden. Feature marble fire place with Victorian fire grate with slate hearth and marble mantle. Two recessed cupboards, Dado rail, door to Kitchen and door to entrance hall.  

DINING ROOM Well-proportioned room with open fire place with slate hearth and inset Adam style surround, arched alcove to chimney recess with storage cupboards below, wooden window with window shutters, dado rail, oak floor. Door to: 

KITCHEN Slate floor, square edged granite work surfaces and inset 4 ring halogen hob with stainless steel extractor hood above. Lamona double oven and grill below, ceramic tiled splash back and deep window sill. Ample wall and base storage units with wooden fronts, integrated dishwasher, floor to ceiling storage cupboards, steps down to utility room and door to dining room.  

UTILITY ROOM Flag stone floor, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, space for upright freezer, glazed door to side garden and enclosed door to rear courtyard. Exposed ceiling joists, recessed airing cupboard with pressurised hot water cylinder. 

SHOWER ROOM With corner shower tray with Mira electric shower, pedestal hand basin, electrically heated towel rail, Dimplex wall heater. Mirror. 

SEPARATE WC With low level suite. 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING Open banister stair case to first floor with galleried style landing with arched glazed window with views over the surrounding countryside.  

MASTER BEDROOM Spacious master bedroom with window and window seat, Victorian open fire grate with wood surround. Built in cupboards to chimney recess. Square edge granite wash stand with circular hand basin and central mixer taps. Storage cupboard below. Light and shaver point above.  

GUEST SUITE A double bedroom with Victorian style fire grate and Adam style surround, built in hanging cupboard with storage above, wooden window and window seat. Sliding door to: 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Shower tray with curtain and mains shower, pedestal hand basin, low level WC. 

BEDROOM 3 A Double bedroom with sealed fire place, wardrobe recess, wooden window and window seat.  

FAMILY BATHROOM Panelled bath, glazed shower screen, antique style mixer taps, tiled surround, pedestal hand basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, and radiator. Casement window with view over walled garden.  

BEDROOM 4 Double bedroom with window and window seat, feature Victorian style fire grate with wood surround, square edged granite wash stand to recess with ceramic tiled splash back, storage cupboard below, light and shaver point above.  

BEDROOM 5 A double bedroom with south facing wooden window and window seat.  

OUTSIDE West Venn is approached from a country road into a parking area with parking for up to 5 cars. The property is accessed through the front garden with central path to the porch and adjoining the level lawn. An opening within the stone boundary wall leads to the east to the principal level and delightful south facing walled garden mainly laid to lawn. Within the walled garden is an oil storage tank and the fire bird oil fired boiler in a metal protective case.

To the rear of West Venn and accessed from the Utility room is a rear courtyard with part glazed doors leading to an outside store and an opening leads through to the rear garden with walled surround and to the north is an open fronted store/ linhay with exposed ceiling joists and tiled floor ideal for storage or as a games room.

Adjoining the country road and to the west of the parking area is a building with potential for conversion to parking/ garaging.  

TENURE Freehold  

SERVICES Private and mains water. Private shared drainage, mains electricity, and oil fired central heating.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'G'. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5NE
Tel: 01803 861234.
 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 1PP
Tel: 01548 857474
 

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02 September 2016

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  • Ivybridge (6.9 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Luscombe Maye, Kingsbridge - Sales

62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1PP

01548 466008 Local call rate

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