3 bedroom cottage for sale

Bigbury, Kingsbridge, South Devon

£625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 3 Bedroom Character Farmhouse
  • Beautifully Appointed Throughout
  • Wonderful Rural Location
  • Set In Approx. 1.4 Acres
  • Close Proximity Of Coast
  • Beautiful Open Countryside Views
  • 3 Outbuildings
  • Parking for Several Vehicles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

TURTLEFIELDS A DETACHED 3 bedroom quintessential thatched Devonshire FARMHOUSE situated in a wonderful RURAL location and surrounded by beautiful OPEN COUNTRYSIDE. Set within 1.4 ACRES and within close proximity of the COAST. 

DESCRIPTION Set within 1.4 acres, Turtlefields is a delightful, detached farmhouse built in the 17th Century and offers a wealth of charm. Situated in a rural location and approximately one mile to Bigbury on Sea, the property has been renovated to a high standard and is beautifully presented throughout. Grade II Listed, this characterful property enjoys many period features and comprises of three bedrooms, three reception rooms, utility room, two bathrooms and cloakroom. Surrounded by beautiful open countryside, the grounds include a one acre paddock with footings for a stable, established gardens, three outbuildings and parking for several vehicles.  

SITUATION Bigbury is a charming village located 1.5 miles inland in the South Hams area of South Devon. The beautiful parish church of St Lawrence was extensively rebuilt in 1872 but parts are believed to date back to the 14th century. Local amenities include the popular Oyster Shack known for its exquisite local produce. At St Ann's Chapel you will find Holywell Stores & Post Office which is open 7 days a week providing all your daily grocery needs, public house and restaurant. A high quality 18 hole golf course can be found at Bigbury on Sea overlooking the stunning coastline.

Approximately one mile away is Bigbury-on-Sea which is a very desirable coastal village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Famous for its magnificent sandy beaches and glorious views over Burgh Island with the renowned Art Deco hotel and the historic Pilchard Inn. With its beautiful golden sands, shallow water for paddling, rock pools for exploring and watersports it is a very popular holiday resort for families.

A comprehensive range of shops, services and recreational facilities can be found at Kingsbridge (some 8 miles away, with a tidal road which can be taken as a short cut by approximately 3 miles depending on the height of tide). The Georgian town of Modbury, which is well provided with a range of shops and restaurants is some five miles away. 

ACCOMMODATION A five bar gate leads to the parking area which has parking for several vehicles, you are then greeted with a traditional wooden stable door which leads to the:- 

ENTRANCE HALL A welcoming, spacious entrance hall with slate floor, radiator and period cottage doors leading to principle rooms.  

SITTING ROOM Steps lead up to this spacious, dual aspect room ensuring plenty of natural light. With wooden beams and underfloor heating, the focal point is an attractive brick built fireplace with working wood burner. French doors to private terrace and lawned garden. 

CLOAKROOM Well-appointed white suite to include pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Radiator. Slate floor. Window. 

Cloaks cupboard with slate floor. 

DINING ROOM With wooden beams and slate floor, this room overlooks the front aspect. Several storage cupboards with one housing Grant Oil fired boiler. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Opening to:- 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Overlooking the front aspect with windows and original window seats. This bespoke kitchen has a lovely country cottage feel with wooden beams and fitted wall and base units together with a fitted dresser. Belfast sink and tiled splashback. Central island with drawers and shelving. Alcove with Range Cooker and wooden lintel over. Front entrance door with wooden lintel over. Underfloor heating. Door to:- 

UTILITY ROOM Plumbing and space for washing machine. Windows to the rear aspect. Slate floor. 

SNUG A charming room with fire place. Window to front aspect. Slate floor. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. 

BEDROOM 2 A double room overlooking the front aspect with attractive oak floor and feature cast iron fireplace. Radiator. Original window seat.  

BATHROOM Beautifully appointed with a white suite to include bath with hand-held shower attachment, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and WC. Fully tiled corner shower unit. Heated chrome towel rail. Radiator. Window. Oak floor. 

MASTER BEDROOM Double room overlooking the front aspect with a distance sea view. Original window seat. Oak floor. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 Overlooking the front aspect with a distant sea view. Original window seat. Oak floor. Radiator. 

BATHROOM Stylish white suite to include bath with hand-held shower attachment and WC. Oak floor. Window. 

OUTSIDE The secluded rear gardens are well established and an absolute delight with the plot extending to approximately 1.4 acres with each section of the garden offering something for everyone. A lawned garden to the rear is surrounded by natural hedgerows and mature trees, adjoining this is an area which has footings for a stable. A further private terrace and lawned garden is accessed via the sitting room and perfect for those long summer evenings. A gate leads to a secure one acre paddock. To the front of the property is a parking area for several vehicles and three outbuildings. 

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage. 

COUNCIL TAX Band F. 

TENURE Freehold. 

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

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye, Modbury Office. Bespoke appointments outside usual office hours can be arranged with adequate notice. 


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  • Ivybridge (6.5 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Luscombe Maye, Modbury

3 Church Street, Modbury, PL21 0QW

01548 466014 Local call rate

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