5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fancy Cross, Modbury, South Hams

Sold STC £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb position with Commanding Views
  • Close to Sought After Georgian Town
  • Heart of the South Hams
  • Close to Stunning Beaches
  • Excellent Equestrian Potential
  • Fabulous Modern Family Home
  • Separate Garage Block/Workshop
  • Private and Secluded

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stunning modern five bedroom house enjoying superb views down the valley to the fairytale castle of Flete Mansion. Gardens and paddock extending to almost five acres. Only a mile from the Georgian town of Modbury in the heart of the South Hams. Extraordinary value for money. 

SITUATION Ridgeway is just a mile from Modbury which is a picturesque Georgian town situated in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', and is only about 4 miles from the nearest beach. Some two hundred years ago it was extremely prosperous being the local market town and a centre for the wool trade. Today there is a good range of local shops including a butcher, baker, grocers, hardware store, chemist, delicatessen and a number of gift and antique shops. Other amenities include a primary school, health centre, dentist, veterinary surgery and mobile library. For more comprehensive shopping, Kingsbridge is to the South and Plymouth is about 12 miles to the West. Modbury is on the main bus route and is also only about five miles from the A38. Nearby there are fine cliff top and coastal walks, other beaches and coves, with sailing at Salcombe and Newton Ferrers, 18 hole golf courses at Thurlestone and Bigbury and Dartmoor National Park is several miles to the North.  

Ground Floor Solid oak part glazed entrance door:- 

Reception Hall Dual aspect windows. Inset doormat. Radiator. Staircase rising to first floor with oak handrail. Door to:- 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Window to the front with oak sill. Feature fireplace with slate hearth and fitted with woodburning stove and painted mantle above. Wood effect Karndean flooring. French doors opening to the rear garden with wonderful views of surrounding countryside. A contemporary kitchen with a range of floor base cupboards, wall units and glass fronted display cabinets. One and a half bowl sink with drainer and mixer taps set within Maia moulded work surface with matching upstand. Integrated Bosch electric double ovens with Smeg hob with extractor hood and light above. Breakfast bar. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated twin fridges. 

Inner Hall Built-in understairs storage cupboard with fitted shelving and hooks. Further built-in cloaks storage cupboard with shelving and light. 

Dining Room Beautifully proportioned room with dual aspect windows with uninterrupted views over countryside, garden, pond and field. Wall uplighters. Open doorway through to:- 

FAMILY ROOM Spacious room with open fireplace, brick built with rustic timber mantle. Window to the front with Oak sill. 

SITTING ROOM A bright and airy room with triple aspect picture windows overlooking the garden, field and down to Flete House. Freestanding woodburning stove set on a granite hearth with canopy above. Oak sills to windows. Wall uplighters. 

Boot Room Window to the side and half glazed oak door with access to the side garden. Painted wood cladding to dado height. Ceramic tiled flooring. Built-in storage cupboard with fitted shelving. 

Utility/Laundry Room Floor base cupboards with wall units. Stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap set within roll edge work surface with tiled splashback. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for chest freezer. Dual aspect windows to the side and rear. Oil-fired boiler supplying hot water and central heating. 

Cloakroom/Shower Room Fully tiled walls. Corner shower cubicle with glazed sliding doors with square rose showerhead. Vanity sink unit with storage cupboards below. WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Granite flooring. 

STUDY/EXERCISE ROOM Conveniently sized office or exercise room. Dual aspect windows. Wall lights. 

First Floor  

Landing Doors to bedrooms. Pair of French double glazed doors to decked balcony with wooden balustrade and top rail with magnificent views over South Hams countryside, deciduous woodland towards Flete with Flete House in the distance. Partly sloping ceiling. Loft hatch. 

Master Bedroom Suite Magnificent master bedroom suite with dressing area with hanging rails. Open walkway through to bedroom with partly sloping ceiling. Triple aspect windows on every elevation overlooking the garden, field and towards Flete and open countryside. Door to:- 

Ensuite Bathroom Fully tiled walls. Wash hand basin with built-in storage cupboards below. Low level WC. Bath with shower above, shower rail and curtain. Chrome heated towel rail. Lighted mirror. Wall cabinets. Downlighters. Loft access. 

Bedroom 2 Double bedroom with window overlooking open countryside. Picture rail. 

Bedroom 3 Double bedroom. Window with lovely views over countryside. Picture rail. Built-in wardrobe housing Tribune hot water tank with immersion, heating timer. 

Bedroom 4 Large double with picture window overlooking woodland and the valley beyond. 

BEDROOM 5 Single bedroom. Window to the side. Fitted storage cupboards and built-in desk. 

Family Bathroom Beautifully refurbished family bathroom with fully tiled walls. Window to the rear with views over the garden to open countryside. Freestanding feature original cast iron roll top bath with mixer taps and hand held shower attachment. Corner shower cubicle with large rainfall showerhead and separate hand held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Radiator/heated towel rail. 

Outside This substantial family home occupies a convenient position within a large garden, together with adjoining field, the property in all being approximately 4.1 acres, to include landscaped duck pond with duck house. Chicken/duck run. Vegetable garden divided from a main lawned area by Devon bank and hedge. The garden wraps around the property with sweeping gravelled entrance from the road and bounded by a Devon bank and hedge. Mains outside tap. Separate pedestrian access. 

Detached Double Garage With pitched slate roof and up and over wood effect door. Pedestrian entrance door. Window to rear. 

Outbuilding To one side of the driveway is an L-shaped outbuilding providing useful storage space. 

Services Mains water, electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band 'E' 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye, Modbury Office. Bespoke appointments outside usual office hours can be arranged with adequate notice. 

DIRECTIONS From Modbury take the A379 Plymouth road and after about a mile there is a turning left, at Fancy Cross. Take this and the property is the second on the right. A gravelled drive leads into the property. 


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  • Ivybridge (3.1 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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3 Church Street, Modbury, PL21 0QW

01548 466014 Local call rate

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