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4 bedroom link detached house for sale

Frogmore, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful period farmhouse
  • Well maintained accommodation
  • Many character features
  • South facing gardens
  • Large basement, workshop and craft room
  • Further land available if required

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The south facing landscaped garden is well stocked with flowers, trees and shrubs. The millpond, fed by a leat, has water lilies, marsh marigolds, irises and an annual clutch of moorhens. There is a greenhouse and a hedged vegetable garden with raised beds. At the top of the garden the revolving summerhouse will catch the sun at any time of the day. Mill farm comes to the market for the first time in 13 years. Also available, in whole or part, are adjacent fields, copse and orchard, in all approx. 6 acres.

Frogmore is a popular village at the head of a very pretty creek, which leads into the Salcombe Estuary and is navigable for a couple of hours or so either side of high tide, moorings are available. The village itself has a good community with its own bakery/general store and pub, and is conveniently close to all the amenities that Kingsbridge has to offer. There are many countryside, estuary and coastal walks on the doorstep and the sailing towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe are within easy reach.

Painted wrought iron gate leads to a gravelled path and steps to a tiled open porch. Painted timber door opening into:-

There is potential to convert this cellar area into further accommodation and also potential to convert the loft both subject to necessary planning consents being granted.

The house, built in 1911, is full of light, warmth and character. French windows lead out onto the terrace from the large kitchen breakfast room and both the sitting room and dining room have large sash windows, open fires and views over the garden and surrounding countryside. There are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The large basement and loft are full of potential and possibilities. At present the basement has a studio, workshop, utility room, storage room and playroom.


Ground Floor 

Entrance Lobby 
Original decorative flooring. Part-glazed door with glazed surround opening through to the:-

Entrance Hall 
A lovely welcoming hall with staircase rising to first floor with painted balustrades and timber rail. Dado rail. Boxed radiator. Door off to the:-

Original stone wall to the front. Gravelled driveway providing ample parking with two entrances. The oil tank is also located in this area and is disguised behind some timber trellising with established climbers. Bio-tank. Outside cold water tap.

A landscaped garden with steps to a paved stone terrace which provides a lovely alfresco dining area bounded by a curved stone wall. Steps lead up to the remainder of the garden. The pathway is flanked on either side by lavender and leads to a pergola with established wisteria and climbing roses. The lawn is bounded by a stone wall with beautifully planted shrub and flower borders and mature and young trees. To one side is the original leat and mill pond with water lillies and irises. At the top of the garden is a vegetable garden bounded by a low beech hedge with boxed timber framed raised beds and a couple of apple trees to the side. Asparagus bed. Raspberry canes. Greenhouse. Superb revolving timber summerhouse with electric, power and light and double French doors and windows to the front. Behind this a five bar gate opens to the fields. Timber log store.

Lot 2 - Land 
The property also benefits from 2 fields adjoining the garden of approx. 2.5 acres each and an orchard and small copse of about 1 acre. The leat runs along the side of the two fields to the pond, in all about 6 acres.

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

Very strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit (Kingsbridge office) 01548 857588.

Fixtures and fittings 
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.

Sitting Room 
A wonderfully elegant room beautifully lit by dual aspect sash windows to the southerly and westerly aspects which provide lovely views up the garden. Feature Edwardian marble effect fireplace with slate hearth and currently used as an open fire with fitted fender and seating. Picture rail. To one corner there are built-in storage cupboards.

Dining Room 
A beautifully proportioned room full of character having dual aspect windows to the side and front. Lovely views looking across to the surrounding countryside. Feature marble effect fireplace with slate hearth and cast inset open fire. Fitted alcove storage cupboards with shelving above and fitted bookcase and picture rail.

Kitchen/breakfast Room 
A lovely spacious and bright room with south facing glazed French doors looking out to the gardens with seating terrace and views of the open countryside beyond. This room has exposed sealed pine floorboards. The kitchen has a range of floor base cupboards with drawers, wall units with lighting beneath, porcelain sink with double drainer, mixer tap and tiled splashback. A freestanding Mercury range cooker with five gas ring hob, electric double oven with separate grill. Tiled splashback with extractor hood and light above and painted mantle. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Full height built-in original storage cupboards with stripped pine doors. Door giving access down to the cellar. Sash window to the side.

First Floor 

Painted balustrade and timber rail. Loft hatch with pull down loft ladder to large, mainly boarded loft. Dado rail.

Master Bedroom 
A beautiful double bedroom with south facing sash window looking out to the rear gardens and open farmland beyond. Feature art deco cast fireplace. Built-in wardrobes with storage cupboards above. Door off to:-

En-suite Bathroom 
Fully tiled walls. Bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Heritage pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Ceiling spotlights. Opaque sash window. Karndean flooring. High level internal window which allows extra light to the landing area.

Bedroom 2 
A charming double bedroom with sash window to the southerly aspect with lovely views. Art deco cast fireplace with alcove wardrobes to either side with high level storage cupboards above.

Bedroom 3 
Another double bedroom with sash window looking across open farmland. Floor to ceiling built-in wardrobes with high level storage cupboards above.

Bedroom 4 
Currently used as a study with sash window to the front aspect. Views towards Frogmore. High level internal window allowing extra light into the landing.

Family Bathroom 
A spacious bathroom with sash window to the side aspect with country views. Freestanding roll top bath with ball and claw feet. Heritage thermostatically controlled shower above. Shower rail and curtain. Pedestal wash hand basin with light above and electric shaver point. WC. Painted cast art deco fireplace. Double doors to a built-in linen storage cupboard with slatted shelving. Chrome radiator/heated towel rail. Wood effect Karndean flooring.

A door leads down from the kitchen/breakfast room to the cellar. This area has original flagstone flooring. Window to the side aspect and exposed ceiling beams. At one end there is a utility area with stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. To one corner there is an oil-fired boiler which supplies hot water and central heating, factory insulated hot water cylinder. Filtration and UV system for the spring water supply to the property. Window to the side and half-glazed door giving access to the side driveway. Door to the store room with fitted slatted shelving. Window to the side. Door off to:-

Electric power and light. Half-glazed door giving access to the side garden. Flagstone flooring. Door off to a:-

Hobby And Craft Room 
Window and door to drive. Stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer tap. Roll edge work surface and fitted shelving.

Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Dual flush WC. Opaque glazed window.

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25 March 2016


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