4 bedroom apartment for sale

The Monastery, Woodleigh, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7

Guide Price £800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique Monastery conversion set within private estate.
  • 4 Bedrooms (3 with En-Suite Bath/Shower rooms)
  • Spacious and contemporary accommodation
  • Garage and ample parking
  • Magnificent swimming pool and tennis court
  • Access to the River Avon and private woodland

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

The Monastery is steeped in history, having been built by Trappist Monks in the early 1900s and transformed into eight exceptional residences each one having been individually designed and finished to an exceptionally high standard. The estate offers private woodlands, 1 mile of fishing on the river Avon, an outdoor tennis court and a stunning indoor swimming pool within the magnificently restored Chapel.
Being located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Monastery enjoys a wonderful sense of tranquillity. The surrounding private country estate of 80 acres provides a haven for wildlife and benefits from a mile stretch of the beautiful River Avon. Residents have privileged right to wander freely, exploring the woods and meadows and fishing for trout and salmon on the river.
The Bell Tower is an outstanding property benefiting from spacious accommodation arranged over 2 floors with the beautifully restored Bell Tower forming a stunning feature in the master bedroom. A generous entrance hall with a private WC is separated from a 27’10” x 25’8” living room by a couple of oak wooden steps and an impressive glass wall that leads into the kitchen/breakfast room. A central island provides a focal point in the kitchen as do the high ceilings and exposed painted wooden beams. High-end integrated appliances. Guest bedroom 4 is located on the same level off a corridor, off the living room.
Upstairs are 3 further double bedrooms with a sublime master bedroom and en-suite bathroom, bedroom 2 is equally as special and shares a Jack and Jill style en-suite bathroom with bedroom 3.
Bell Tower is a truly unique property located in an historic building that has been given an innovative contemporary twist, with access to state of the art facilities including an indoor 12metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi located in the properties former chapel.

Woodleigh is an attractive village with a good community and excellent communications to Totnes, Kingsbridge and the A38 Devon Expressway. The settlement dates back to Norman times and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. It encompasses land designated as being of outstanding natural beauty and is adjacent to the River Avon. Much of the surrounding woodland is owned and managed by the Woodland Trust and therefore offers beautiful river and woodland walks. Within a mile of the property are the popular Avon Mill Garden Centre with deli, cafe and the Aune Valley Farm Shop with its newly opened Cafe. Also close by is the village of Loddiswell which has a primary school, shops and pub. Kingsbridge, just over 3 miles to the south and provides a more extensive range of shops, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, library and schools and churches.

Accommodation 

Entrance 
Shared communal entrance with oak staircase.

First Floor 
Attractive arched solid wood door opening to

Entrance Hall 
Video entry system. Solid oak floor and window to front. Door to storage cupboard housing Heatrae Sadia Megaflow hot water cylinder and electrical controls.

Cloakroom 
Porcelanosa wash hand basin with mixer tap. Dual flush WC. Fully tiled walls and ceramic tiled flooring. Extractor fan.

Sitting/dining Room 
An impressive room with high ceiling, three sash windows allowing plenty of light. Oak staircase with glass panels, oak hand rail and solid oak floor.

Bedroom 4 
A double bedroom with high ceiling and sash window. Solid oak floor. Built in wardrobe with sliding door.

En-suite Bathroom 
Superb bathroom with fully tiles walls and floor. Free standing bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Porcelanosa wash hand basin set on a timber stand with units below. Dual flush WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

Kitchen/breakfast Room 
A super contemporary kitchen with high ceiling and exposed painted timbers. Comprehensive range of floor and wall based units. One and a half bowl porcelain sink with mixer taps set within solid granite worksurface with cut out drainer and granite upstand. Rangemaster cooker with double oven and six gas ring hob. Full width extractor hood and light above. Central island unit providing a breakfast bar with further storage cupboards below. Integrated Siemens dishwasher, GE Mongram fridge/freezer with ice dispenser, Siemens integrated microwave and coffee maker. Two painted brick archways. South facing sash window with deep oak display sill overlooking the surrounding grounds and open farmland beyond. Solid oak floor.

Utility Room 
Floor based units with stainless steel sink and mixer taps set within granite worksurface with cut out drainer and granite upstand. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall mounted combination boiler supplying domestic hot water and underfloor heating. Sash window with deep oak sill giving views across to the pool complex and fields and woodland beyond.

Second Floor 

Master Bedroom 
A good sized double bedroom with south facing sash window affording lovely countryside views. Impressive central glass lantern allowing plenty of natural to flood in, part sloping ceiling. Solid oak floor. Built in wardrobe with sliding door. Etched glass door to:-

Bedroom 2 
Another good sized double bedroom with south facing sash window with good views, solid oak sill. Oak floor. Built in wardrobe with sliding doors. Access to roof space. Door to:-

En-suite Shower Room 
Shared with bedrooms 2 and 3. Fully tiled walls and floor. Sloping ceiling. Walk in shower with thermostatically controlled Porcelanosa shower, rainfall shower head, glass shower screen. Circular Gamadecor wash hand basin with mixer taps set on a glass top unit with storage drawers below. Wall mounted mirror with light. Dual flush WC. Electrically heated towel rail, extractor fan.

Bedroom 3 
A double bedroom with sloping ceiling and skylight.

Garage 
Situated in a garage block with double timber doors, power and light.

Services 
Mains water, drainage and electricity. LPG gas boiler providing central heating and hot water.

Viewing 
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.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 October 2016

Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (7.1 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (7.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Marchand Petit, Kingsbridge - Sales

94 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1PP

01548 466024 Local call rate

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