2 bedroom barn conversion for salePitt Hill, Ivybridge, Devon
Withdrawn from Market £335,000
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- Substantial Mature Garden
- Rear Courtyard
- Period Features
- Parking for several vehicles
DIRECTIONS Exiting the A38 Northbound, take the 3rd exit at the roundabout down Western Road, continue to 2nd roundabout where you will take the 2nd exit down Marjorie Kelly Way, at third roundabout take the 2nd exit down leonards road, at the 4th roundabout take the 1st exit onto Fore street, keep right and follow the road around to the right along Erme Road, at the junction continue straight on along Station Road and continue straight for approximately a mile. Pitt Hill Cottage will be found on the right hand side.
IVYBRIDGE Ivybridge is a vibrant, friendly community in the beautiful South Hams, nestling on the southern edge of Dartmoor. The town centre is little more than half a mile away and there can be found a comprehensive range of shops and other businesses. The newly developed Watermark Centre is a flagship cultural and business centre in the heart of Ivybridge. It is home to a cinema and theatre space, conference and banqueting facilities with bar, new state-of-the-art library, IT suite, community information resources, coffee shop plus business units for rent and an on-site business support service. The town has several primary schools and a very well respected Community College. Within the town are numerous clubs and societies catering for a wide variety of interests and opportunities to participate in many sports including football, rugby, cricket and tennis. The South Devon Leisure Centre provides indoor and outdoor swimming pools, squash courts and gymnasium. The town lies alongside the A38 Devon Expressway which provides quick access to Plymouth less than 10 miles away and to Exeter and the M5 about 30 miles distant.
DESCRIPTION Pitt Hill Cottage is a beautifully situated barn conversion enjoying an extensive mature garden. Formerly a cattle barn, the property was converted in the 1970's to create a charming home. Idyllically located at the top of a private lane on the outskirts of Ivybridge, this property offers exceptional semi-rural living. Having been thoughtfully laid out, the property enters into a well proportioned porch, which is ideal for kicking off muddy boots after a long walk through the surrounding countryside. Continuing through, a spacious entrance hallway enjoys a substantial storage cupboard and allows access to the 2 double bedrooms; both offering stunning views of the garden, family bathroom with airing cupboard and a beautiful sunroom; which leads onto a pretty courtyard with a beautifully matured hydrangea.
On the first floor, the stairs lead up into the kitchen, which offers high ceilings and unspoilt views across the garden. Superbly fitted with a range of wall and base units, the space has been cleverly utilised to create a separate dining area. Having charming feature alcoves and exposed beams the space is extremely welcoming and homely. Adjoining the kitchen is a comfortable living room with cast iron log burning stove. Enjoying dual aspect windows and exposed beams, there is an abundance of character on offer.
Outside, the property is approached from a private driveway which would comfortably accommodate a number of vehicles. There is a useful carport/workshop with secure log store and additional summer house. The garden is ideal for nature lovers as it welcomes an abundance of wildlife. It has been exceptionally well landscaped with an array of beautifully matured plants, shrubs and trees and is arranged in a fun and intricate manner. A sunny patio resides immediately infront of the property and leads conveniently onto a level lawn; ideal for a family with children. This cottage is the perfect rural retreat for anyone seeking tranquility.
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).
The property is approached from a garden path, which leads to the front stable door.
PORCH 8' 5" x 5' 8" (2.59m x 1.73m) Accessed through a stable door and offering an exposed stone feature wall, dual aspect windows to front and side and partially glazed door leading through into:
ENTRANCE HALL Offering a window to the rear elevation with deep tiled sill, stairs to first floor, generously proportioned storage cupboard, 2 radiators and access to conservatory, bathroom, bedroom 2 and:
BEDROOM 1 9' 11" x 13' 7" (3.03m x 4.16m) Accessed via Suffolk latch door with window to front elevation overlooking patio, radiator, ceiling light and exposed beam.
BEDROOM 2 8' 2" x 9' 11" (2.50m x 3.03m) Window overlooking front patio, Suffolk latch door, radiator, storage cupboard and ceiling light.
BATHROOM 6' 0" x 9' 10" (1.84m x 3.02m) Having partially tiled walls, window to rear elevation with deep tiled sill, pedestal wash hand basin, low level flush WC, bath with shower over, ceiling light, airing cupboard and utility cupboard.
CONSERVATORY/SUNROOM 6' 5" x 25' 3" (1.98m x 7.72m) With exposed stone feature wall, panoramic windows and door to courtyard.
DINING KITCHEN 13' 0" x 14' 10" (3.97m x 4.54m) Accessed via the staircase from the ground floor hallway, the kitchen is dual aspect and allows access to the living room. Having oak flooring, a range of neutral wall and base units, marble effect roll top work surface, splash-back tiling, Belfast sink and ceramic drainer, ceiling lights, exposed feature beams, boiler and charming feature alcoves; it also has space for fridge freezer, oven and dishwasher.
LIVING ROOM 14' 8" x 14' 11" (4.49m x 4.55m) Having pitched ceiling with exposed beams, dual aspect windows to front and rear, feature cast iron log burning stove with slate hearth, and ceiling lights.
OUTSIDE The garden is extremely well proportioned and has been well stocked with an array of beautifully developed plants and shrubs. Cleverly designed with a variety of pathways and archways, the space has been exceptionally well utilised to create a magical secret garden. Enjoying a stunning magnolia amongst many other mature trees, the garden is simply bursting with colour. Outside the front of the property is a beautiful sunny patio; ideal for enjoying summer evenings, which is positioned immediately adjacent to an open lawn for children to play.
To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard garden, which enjoys a mature Hydrangea and side access.
The property is approached via a private driveway, which would comfortably accommodate several cars. There is a substantial carport/workshop with a secure adjoining log shed, which could be used for the storage of tools. Additionally, there is a charming summer house tucked away between the greenery.
SERVICES mains electricity, shared mains water, LPG gas and shared septic tank are connected to the property.
LOCAL AUTHORITY The local authority is South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE Tel 01803 861234.
COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band E and the amount payable for the year 2016/17 is £2,097.71
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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