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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Holne, Nr Ashburton, Devon, TQ13

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Exceptionally bright open plan living space
  • Breath-taking views over Dartmoor
  • Renovated and extended by current owners
  • Paddock and stables
  • South-facing formal garden

Full description

A spectacularly situated and beautifully presented 4 bedroom house with unimpeded views over Dartmoor, paddock and stables, approx. 11 acres, just outside the thriving village of Holne, close to Ashburton and the A38.

Brackenwood is beautifully situated with spectacular unimpeded views to the north across the Dart Valley and Gorge and over to the tors, with lovely rural views from all south facing windows.

The house was completely renovated and extended to an exceptionally high standard about eight years ago. This included a new "warm" roof, full Osma underfloor heating, plumbing, electrics and windows, but still retains aspects of its original 1930s character.

There are stables with power and water, a triple garage, one with high entry for a van or horse box, a paddock and an 11 acre field.
The grounds have been designed for 'easy care' with some areas left to nature for wild life. The more formal garden and paved area are south facing, sheltered and are ideal for outdoor living.

From the entrance hall steps lead down to the kitchen/ dining/living room.

Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Marchand Petit Prime Waterfront and Country House. Tel: 01548 857588

Brackenwood is in the Dartmoor National Park, which is a most beautiful, varied and wild area, and the house is a perfect base from which to walk, and to explore Dartmoor's archaeological and historical landscapes. The house is a five minute walk to the lovely Dartmoor village of Holne, where the church and pub date from the fourteenth century. The village has a thriving community shop and tearoom, which is open all year, and also a village hall and second hand book shop run to support village activities.

Despite Brackenwood being situated in a very peaceful and idyllic place it is just 3 miles from the A38 and the attractive and active market town of Ashburton. The coast, Exeter and Plymouth, are all within easy reach, as are Exeter and Bristol airports.

Venues for live music and cultural events nearby include Dartington, Buckfast Abbey and the local villages. There is an excellent cinema at Dartington.

Solid oak door opening into:-

The main entrance to the property has an electrically operated timber five bar gate opening to a gravel driveway with lighting leading to the house. The driveway runs through a woodland area with lovely snowdrop glade at the bottom. To one side of the driveway there is a stable block which has electric power, light and water, this opens out to a small paddock which has timber 5 bar gate access to the road. The driveway leads onto a detached triple open GARAGE. Steps lead to the front of the property, where there is a south facing sun terrace bounded by low stone built walls. Steps lead to the rest of the garden which is laid to lawn with beautifully planted shrub and flower borders. To the side of the property there is a gravel pathway with a gate to a gravelled parking area with a further woodland area. Opposite the property is a field which is approximately 11 acres with three gated entrances.

Triple Garage 
Open garage with electric power and light. Two parking bays. One taller parking bay ideal for a caravan or motorhome.

Mains electric and water. Drainage via septic tank. Oil fired under floor heating.

Bedroom 3 
Double bedroom. Dual aspect windows to front and rear with breath-taking views. Door to under eaves storage. Built in wardrobes and fitted drawer unit. Under eaves wardrobe.

Family Bathroom 
Bath with mixer tap and separate corner shower cubicle. Wash hand basin set within roll edge work surface and built in storage cupboard below. Mirror, electric shaver point and hairdryer. WC. Ceramic tiled flooring. Window with views across the River Dart Valley and to Sharptor. Radiator with chrome towel rail. Electric extractor fan..

Bedroom 4 
Double bedroom. Window to rear aspect. Fitted wardrobe.

Reception Hall 
Galleried landing above. Window to front aspect. Open through to LIBRARY area with staircase rising to first floor and dual aspect window to front and rear. Full height bookcase. Part glazed oak doors to sitting room.

Sitting Room 
Wonderfully lit room having full height oak framed windows and French doors opening to the rear of the property with stunning views to Sharptor and River Dart Valley. South-facing bay window to front. Side window. Feature fireplace with granite hearth and fitted with a gas fired stove and oak mantel.

Window providing moorland views.

Kitchen/dining/living Room 
An exceptionally bright room enjoying breathtaking countryside views from the kitchen and stunning views across the garden from the living room.

Living Area 
The living area has full height oak windows to two walls with French doors opening out to the south facing terrace and gardens.

Kitchen/dining Area 
The kitchen/dining area has limestone flooring. A comprehensive range of oak and painted floor and wall units. Stainless steel sink and drainer board set within a Corian work surface with moulded upstand. Integrated electric double oven and further single oven. 5 ring Induction hob. Extractor hood and light above. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Integrated fridge. Central island unit with built in drawers and storage cupboards beneath and breakfast bar with solid maple work surface. Dual aspect windows to rear and side. Fitted large dresser unit.

Utility Room 
Window to side. Stainless steel sink with drainer board set within wood effect roll edge work surface. Built in storage cupboards below. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for an upright fridge and freezer. Oak door with window above giving access out to the side of the property. Limestone flooring.

Window to rear. Obscure glazed window to side. Wash hand basin set with granite effect roll edge work surface. Built in storage cupboards below. WC. Limestone flooring. Oak shelf with rail.

Boiler Room 
Velux skylight. Oil fired boiler with hot water cylinder alongside. Roll edge work surface.

First Floor Landing 
Beautiful light and airy landing with two windows to front aspect looking over the gardens and farm land beyond. Painted balustrade and oak rail. Double doors to built-in linen storage cupboard with slatted shelving. Loft hatches with pull down ladders.

Bedroom 1 
Beautifully presented double bedroom having triple aspect windows. Built-in wardrobes. Door to under eaves storage. Door to en-suite bathroom.

Bedroom 2 
Double bedroom. Window to rear aspect with views of surrounding countryside. Fitted wardrobe and door giving access to under eaves storage. Double doors to built-in storage cupboard. Door to en-suite bathroom.

En-suite Bathroom 
Bath with mixer tap and separate fully tiled corner shower cubicle. Wash hand basin set in roll edge work surface and built in storage cupboard below. WC. Ceramic tiled flooring. Velux skylight. Electric extractor fan. Radiator with chrome towel rail. Electric shaver point.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 March 2016

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