3 bedroom cottage for sale

Galpin Street, Modbury, Devon

Sold STC £310,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large attractive gardens
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Super Garden Room
  • Three bedrooms
  • Large landing/study area
  • excellent location close to amenities
  • Short drive to sandy beachs

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A spacious and comfortable family home, with a large garden and in an excellent position. A short walk to the centre of Georgian Modbury, this lovely old house has much character and beautiful gardens. A large fitted kitchen and adjoining garden room complete the picture. 

SITUATION Modbury 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.  

ACCOMMODATION A passageway runs down the side of the property through a secure door to the street and a further stable-type door, which gives access to the rear garden and to the front door of the property, which opens to :- 

ENTRANCE HALL Stairs rise to first floor. Timber beams to ceilings and walls. Door to:- 

SITTING ROOM On the front of the property and with two double glazed windows looking out to the street and an old wall on the other side of the road. A good sized reception room with timber beams to ceiling. Fireplace (currently disused) to one wall.  

KITCHEN Spacious room with a range of built-in cupboard and drawer units. Worksurfaces. Breakfast bar. Dining area. Fitted oven and grill. Gas hob. Sink drainer unit. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for refrigerator. Old disused fireplace provides a focus for the room. Original cupboards. Timber beams to ceiling give charm. Two double glazed windows look to the side of the property. Part glazed door opens to:- 

GARDEN ROOM A super addition to the property on the rear with French windows opening out to the very pretty rear gardens and the windows and French windows affording super views across open countryside to Dartmoor. A very good sized room. Further door to side of property. Internal door to:- 

LAUNDRY/UTILITY ROOM Washing machine. Worcester gas fired boiler for central heating. Space for freezer. Wall mounted shelves and cupboards. Door to:- 

DOWNSTAIRS WC With WC and wash hand basin. Fully tiled. 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING A very large landing, which could be re-modelled potentially to provide a further bedroom with some moving of stud walls or would make an excellent study area. A door opens to:- 

MASTER BEDROOM To the rear of the property with views to the side and rear. The views to the rear are fantastic over the pretty gardens, across open countryside to Dartmoor beyond. Old timbers and much character.  

BEDROOM 2 A double bedroom, to the front of the property, with a double glazed window looking out. Fitted wardrobes. Window seat. 

BEDROOM 3 A single bedroom, to the front of the property, with a double glazed window looking out to the street. Old timbers to ceiling. Access to roof space. 

BATHROOM Shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Window affording superb views to rear. 

OUTSIDE To the rear of the property is a large, delightful, terraced garden. From the Garden Room, French windows open to a Terrace, with sunken pond and lovely dining terrace enjoying super views. Steps lead to further gardens, a Greenhouse and Garden Shed. Beyond this, further steps lead to another large Terrace and a Lawned Garden at the bottom. All parts of this extensive and well tended garden enjoy excellent views across open countryside to Dartmoor. 

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas fired central heating.  

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

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council. Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel. 01803 861234. 

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

DIRECTIONS From our offices, turn right and at the end of the High Street turn up Galpin Street. The property will be found on the left hand side, towards the top of the hill. 


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17 October 2017

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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Luscombe Maye, Modbury

3 Church Street, Modbury, PL21 0QW

01548 466014 Local call rate

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