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4 bedroom country house for sale

Stevenstone, Torrington, Devon, EX38

Guide Price £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Character Home
  • Sought After Location
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Four Bedrooms
  • En-Suite and Family Bathroom
  • Extensive Gardens & Parking
  • Countryside Views

Full description

Period character home on the outskirts of Great Torrington. Three reception rooms, kitchen/ breakfast room and utility, four bedrooms with en-suite and family bathroom. Extensive gardens & parking. Potential for garage stpp and countryside views.

EPC Band F.

Situation & Amenities - Set in the grounds formerly belonging to the Stevenstone House and County Estate, this home retains plentiful character and period elegance, with many of the buildings having been converted over the last 40 years. This small village is set within a glorious location on the outskirts of the historic market town of Great Torrington. The town offers an excellent range of amenities, tourist attractions and leisure pursuits. These include butchers, bakeries, fruit and vegetable shop, banks, supermarkets, primary and secondary schools, places of worship, RHS Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal. The port and market town of Bideford is approximately 9 miles away and offers a wider range of amenities and access onto the Tarka Trail, which affords superb walks or cycle rides that extend beyond Torrington and Barnstaple. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 12 miles away and offers all the areas main business, shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via the A361 link road, which connects to the motorway network at junction 27 of the M5 or via rail and the Tarka Line.

Description - We are delighted to offer for sale this period attached character home located in a private and desirable location situated on the outskirts of Great Torrington. Believed to date back to 1750 the property was formerly the Dower House to the Stevenstone Estate. Enjoying a south facing aspect and mature gardens, the property is approached over a sweeping gravelled driveway leading up to the property. The rooms are generous in size and retain a plethora of original features combined with modern refinements. On the ground floor is a light and airy Kitchen/Breakfast room with Utility and WC, a family orientated Lounge/ Dining Room and Sitting Room as well as a Conservatory.

The First Floor has four Bedrooms, family Bathroom and En-suite from the Master Bedroom. Externally, there is plentiful parking and potential to create a Garage/ Workshop if required within the grounds subject to planning permission.
Properties of this calibre and versatility in this location very rarely become available to the open market and we highly recommend a viewing to appreciate this country home. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises;

Entrance - Via original wooden door into;

Entrance Hall - Feature period archway with wide stairs leading to the First Floor. Original parque flooring and doors leading to;

Sitting Room - Stone fireplace with wood burning stove, hearth and wooden inset mantle. Window to rear, exposed floor boards, double panelled radiator and floor to ceiling windows looking into Conservatory. French doors into;

Conservatory - UPVC constructed room with polycarbonate roof and French double doors leading out to the garden.

Lounge/ Dining Room - Exposed ceiling beams, window to front looking out to the front garden with window seat, large inglenook fireplace, wood tiled hearth, wooden inset mantle, double panelled radiator, original parque flooring and door to;



Kitchen/ Breakfast Room - Spot lights, dual aspect room with window to front and window seat, window to rear, double panelled radiator and Rayburn oil fired stove which provides domestic hot water and heating for the property. Farmhouse style contemporary Kitchen with solid oak work surfaces, sink and mixer tap, integrated fridge, electric oven and electric halogen hob. Extractor hood, tiled splash backs, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Door to;

Utility - Feature port hole window to front, space for a washing machine or fridge freezer and door to;

Wc - Window to front, low level WC and hand wash basin.

First Floor Landing - Access to loft space. Two windows to rear, radiator, feature built in period corner shelving with cabinet, airing cupboard and doors to;

Master Bedroom - Dual aspect room with windows to front and rear with views over the garden and countryside beyond in the distance. Radiator and door to;

En-Suite - Spot lights, window to front, three piece suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower over and tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2 - Window to front and rear with views over the garden and countryside views in the distance, window seat and double panelled radiator.

Bedroom 3 - Window to front looking over the garden and double panelled radiator.

Bedroom 4 - Window to front looking over the garden and double panelled radiator. Built in wardrobe.

Bathroom - Part tiled walls, obscure window to front, coloured suite comprising corner bath with Mira mains shower above, low level WC, tiled splash backs and vanity wash hand basin with His & Her's sinks.

Outside - The property is approached via a five bar gate with a sweeping gravel driveway leading up to the property with plenty of parking for up to four vehicles. The south facing garden is enclosed with mature trees and hedgerow, with a pathway leading down to the front of the property. There is an extensive stone patio area with raised beds, low stone wall, wooden shed and oil tank.

Directions - From Bideford proceed along the A386 to Torrington. Upon entering Torrington itself proceed through the town until reaching the first mini roundabout. Continue straight across here and continue until reaching the next roundabout. Turn right signposted towards South Molton. Continue along this road for approximately 1 mile, taking the right hand turning marked 'Private road Stevenstone' on the right hand side. Drive through the stone pillars where the entrance to the property can be found on the left hand side.

Services - Oil fired central heating, mains electricity and water.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.


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