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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Ashburton, Newton Abbot

Under Offer £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed CircaLate 17th Century
  • Dartmoor National Park Location
  • Easy Access To Open Moorland
  • Sitting Room
  • Farmhouse Style Kitchen
  • Dining Room Or Study
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Period Features
  • Detached Studio / Office

Full description

A traditional Dartmoor house, situated in a picturesque small village, approximately three miles from the bustling country town of Ashburton

Family Bathroom 
Panelled bath, W.C. Washbasin. Window to the rear elevation. Radiator.

Studio / Office 
17' 6'' x 13' 2'' (5.33m x 4.01m)
Flag stone flooring with under-floor central heating, timber windows to the garden, roof light, vaulted ceiling. Door to a shower room.

Shower Room 
Flag stone flooring with under-floor heating, W. C. Wash basin, shower cubicle.

At the front of the house is a detached single-storey stone building with a slate roof the interior which has been adapted to provide ancillary office, studio or workspace.

Fuel Store 
12' 8'' x 6' 6'' (3.86m x 1.98m)
Part of the same detached building as the studio a useful store for logs garden equipment etc In addition to the studio and log store there are two further storage/work spaces, a potting shed and general garden store the approximate dimensions below

First Floor  
from the sitting room a newel staircase to bedroom 1.

Bedroom One 
16' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.87m x 4.26m)
A light room with windows on three elevations, fitted cupboards and wardrobe, radiator, door to an ensuite bathroom.

Ensuite Bathroom 
Panelled bath with tile surrounds, vanity unit with a wash basin, recessed W.C.

Main Landing 
From the staircase adjacent to the dining room, the main landing has a window to the front elevation radiator doors to remaining bedrooms and bathroom. Hatch to roof space.

Bedroom Two 
17' 6'' x 8' 10'' (5.33m x 2.69m)
Window to rear. Radiator.

Bedroom Three 
8' 10'' x 8' 8'' (2.69m x 2.64m)
Window to rear, period fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom Four 
12' 11'' x 6' 11'' (3.93m x 2.11m)
Window to front, period fire place. Radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 
16' 0'' x 14' 6'' (4.87m x 4.42m)
A comfortable farmhouse style kitchen, leaded windows to the front elevation and two Casement Windows to the rear one with a seat below. Large granite fireplace with an open grate, Belfast sink with slate drainer and adjacent worktops, traditional style cupboards and drawers, slate flagged floor with under-floor heating. Exposed ceiling joists, larder cupboard, open access to the dining room/study and a plank door to the sitting room.

Sitting Room 
16' 0'' x 14' 10'' (4.87m x 4.52m)
Leaded window to the front elevation and two Casement Windows to the rear elevation one with a window seat below. Granite fireplace with an open grate, built in cupboard to the left of the chimney breast. Plank door leading to the staircase to the main bedroom. Exposed ceiling joists. Slate floor with under-floor heating.

Dining Room / Study 
20' 5'' x 8' 8'' (6.22m x 2.64m)
Casement window to the rear elevation, radiator in a Cabinet. Format fireplace recess with a slate hearth. Staircase to bedrooms 2, 3 and 4. Store cupboard below the stairs. Halogen spotlights.

9' 11'' x 6' 3'' (3.02m x 1.90m)

The property is approached over a shared gravel access Lane (which also serves a neighbouring property). There is a parking area adjacent to the studio barn and a gate from here to the main area of formal garden which is to the west of the house and comprises a gently sloping lawn edged by hedging and pockets of structural planting. The garden has a very pleasant aspect overlooking the surrounding countryside and back towards the main facade of the house. Detached from the main garden is a further enclosed vegetable garden, this in recent years has not been used however there's opportunity to create a further formal area or revitalise the vegetable garden. There is also space for poultry, or as a safe environment for children. Immediately in front of the house is an enclosed patio area, surrounded by a picket fence with a gate and an ideal space for summer evening meals.

Little Brook has mains water and electricity, private drainage, oil fired under-floor heating and radiators. There is LPG for cooking .

Local Planning Authority 
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Telephone: 01626 361 101. email:

Planning Authority 
Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9JQ. Telephone: 01626 832 093. Email:

Plans and Maps 
Ordanance survey extract reproduced with the permission of HMSO. Crown Copyright, all rights reserved. Licence number 100025692.

Rights of Way 
The property is to be sold subject to all existing rights of way, easements and way-leaves. Please note there is a right of way over the driveway at the front of the house in favour of a neighbouring property. Marked on the plan opposite.

Please Note: 
On completion the vendor will contract to have the ridge and front elevation of the property re thatched by a master thatcher at the vendors cost. The thatcher has been booked for the work to be carried out in 2017

Entrance Porch 
Half glazed door, window to the front elevation with leaded glass, coat hanging rail, arch through to the kitchen breakfast room.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2015

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