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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Wheatlands, Venn, Near Dartmouth

Withdrawn from Market £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached house
  • Elevated location
  • Wide country views
  • Near to Dartmouth
  • Potential for improvement
  • Private water supply

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From the A3122 road, leading from Halwell Cross to Dartmouth, turn right into Venn Lane (before reaching Sainsbury's Supermarket on the left hand side). Proceed along this road for about 1 mile and the entrance drive to Wheatlands will be found on the left hand side. 

SITUATION Wheatlands is situated in the area near Dartmouth known as Venn. This popular town is only about 1½ miles distant, the town of Totnes and A38 dual carriageway expressway connecting to the M5 motorway and national road network, being about 13 miles and 15 miles away respectively.

The town of Dartmouth offers a range of commercial and recreational facilities and lies within the much sought-after South Hams area of South Devon, an area particularly well-known for its magnificent coastline. The blue flag beach at Blackpool Sands is about 1½ miles away. 

DESCRIPTION Wheatlands comprises a detached house, together with a garden and parking area, the full extent of which is as approximately outlined in red on the site plan.

Believed to be constructed of rendered solid stone walls, under a slate roof, the property offers the potential to create a very desirable family home, in an attractive south facing position, in a sought-after part of the South Hams.

In need of complete modernisation and refurbishment, the property offers the following accommodation:- 


CONSERVATORY 7' 10" x 7' 10" (2.4m x 2.4m)  


KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 4" x 12' 5" (4.69m x 3.8m)  

LIVING ROOM 12' 1" x 12' 5" (3.69m x 3.81m)  

DINING ROOM 14' 1" x 13' 1" (4.30m x 4.00m)  

FAMILY BATHROOM 12' 5" x 10' 2" (3.80m x 3.10m)  



BEDROOM 1 13' 8" x 11' 10" (4.19m x 3.63m)  

BEDROOM 2 13' 8" x 9' 6" (4.19m x 2.91m)  

BEDROOM 3 12' 5" x 13' 8" (3.80m x 4.19m)  

BEDROOM 4 12' 5" x 10' 2" (3.80m x 3.10m)  

BEDROOM 5 10' 2" x 6' 2" (3.10m x 1.90m)  


ATTIC ROOM 20' 11" x 31' 10" (6.40m x 9.71m)  

OUTSIDE On the north side and within close proximity of the house, a stone built outbuilding, which offers potential for conversion (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent) or for use in conjunction with the house, for general storage/log store/workshop, comprising the following:- 

STORE 8' 6" x 11' 11" (2.60m x 3.65m)  

WORKSHOP 8' 6" x 19' 8" (2.60m x 6.00m) On the south and west side of the house, a good size garden area, predominantly laid to lawn and with some shrub borders.

To the east of the house, a driveway and parking area, but also a further grass area.

Access to Wheatlands is by means of a right of way, for all purposes, at all times over the tarmacadam entrance drive, which also serves Lower Wheatlands Farm and farmland to the rear of the house. 

SERVICES Private borehole water supply (shared), private septic tank drainage (shared with Lower Wheatlands Farm), and mains electricity. 

FENCING The seller will undertake to erect, within 12 weeks following legal completion, a standard agricultural stock-proof fence between points A, B and C as shown on the site plan. The buyer of Wheatlands, to be responsible for the maintenance and repair of this fence in the future. 

METHOD OF SALE The property is being offered for sale by Formal Tender with a closing date for tenders being Friday, 16 December 2016 at 12 noon.

Tenders must be submitted to 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge in an envelope clearly marked 'Wheatlands tender'.

The seller does not undertake to accept the highest or any tender and the seller reserves the right to withdraw, alter or amend the way in which the property is offered for sale. 

LEGAL PACK A legal pack for Wheatlands can be obtained from the sellers' solicitors, Wilsons Solicitors, Alexandra House, St John's Street, Salisbury SP1 2SB - attention: Sue Pritchett, telephone: 01722 412412. E-mail: 

TENURE Freehold with vacant possession on completion. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band D. 

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

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Luscombe Maye of 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1PP. Telephone: 01548 857474. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

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