4 bedroom detached house for sale

Near Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon

Guide Price £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Barn Conversion
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Approx.1.75 acres of grounds
  • Double Garage
  • Tranquil Rural Location
  • Commuting Distance to Plymouth and A38
  • Summerhouse with Sauna
  • Photo-Voltaic Solar Panels and Ground Heat Source Pump
  • Hot Tub

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION This four double bedroom barn conversion enjoys a quiet and peaceful rural location in a small valley of woodland and farmland. Situated in a small hamlet known as Gorlofen near the villages of Brixton and Yealmpton, the location is ideal for commuters to Plymouth (just over 7 miles) and the A38 South Devon Express Way. Both villages are thriving communities, each boasting a primary school, public houses, a village shop / post office, garage and take-away / restaurant. In addition Yealmpton, the larger of the two villages, also has a medical centre, dentist, optician, farm shop and hairdressers. For secondary schooling, the property is in catchment for the 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College, for which transport is provided. Alternatively there are grammar schools, private schools and colleges in the city of Plymouth, which also benefits from a wide range of supermarkets, shops, department stores, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, university, major hospital and mainline train station.
The surrounding countryside offers a wealth of out door pursuits, with near by beaches at Mothecombe and Wembury just under 20 minutes drive. Dartmoor National Park is a similar distance providing further opportunities for walking, horse-riding and golf. The yachting haven of Newton Ferrers and marinas on the River Plym and Plymouth Sound offer a variety of venues for water-sports and sailing.  

DESCRIPTION This detached barn conversion has approximately 1.75 acres of grounds, laid mostly to lawn, offering a high degree of privacy and tranquillity. The property has been extended and modernised by the current owners to a high standard, including an energy saving heating system which uses photo-voltaic panels to produce electricity coupled with a Mitsubishi electric Ground Source Heat Pump to provide central heating. The house is spread over 3 levels of accommodation, with the entrance on the ground floor, via a useful porch with space for coats and shoes. Inside, the ground floor has underfloor heating and offers a spacious triple aspect farmhouse style kitchen with electric Aga, island unit with breakfast bar, solid oak worktops, oak floor, exposed beams and integrated appliances. The oak flooring continues into the formal dining room which features a wood- burner on a slate hearth. Double doors open into the single storey extension, used as the formal sitting room, which offers a light and airy space with its vaulted ceiling and double aspect including French windows. The room also benefits from a wood-burner on a slate hearth, oak flooring. A downstairs cloak room completes the ground floor. Stairs lead to the first floor, with two double bedrooms and the family bathroom. The lower ground floor, features a further two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached by a drive laid with stone chippings, which sweeps past the property to the double garage and turning area. The double garage has two metal up and over doors, a rear window, electricity, light and additional pedestrian access to the rear. Behind the garage is an old vegetable and fruit garden, with a green house and the remains of fruit cages / beds. Across the drive is the entrance to the main garden via a steps flanked by mature boarders with a variety of plants. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with occasional ornamental trees and fruit trees. There is also an extensive decked area with an electric hot tub and Summerhouse. The Summerhouse is used as a gymnasium (fitness machines available by separate negotiation) and includes a Sauna. At the top of the garden is a shelter and small gated paddock. 

SERVICES Mains electricity and photovoltaic roof panels installed in 2013 on a feed in tariff to the grid. Mains water and private drainage (septic tank emptied annually). Heating provided by electric Mitsubishi ground source pump system and hot-water via pressurised hot water cylinder. 

TENURE Freehold 

COUNCIL TAX AND LOCAL AUTHORITY Band F. South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE. Tel. 01803 861234. 

AGENTS NOTE Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these sales particulars, they are for guidance purposes only. All measurements are approximate are for general guidance purposes only and whilst every care has been taken to ensure their accuracy, they should not be relied upon and potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements. 

DIRECTIONS From our Yealmpton office proceed up and out of the village via Yealmbury HIll. Take the second lane on the left after 0.2 miles (unmarked). Follow the lane for just under a mile - the property will be on the right hand side. SATNAV PL8 2DN 


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 May 2017

Nearest station

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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (5.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Luscombe Maye, Yealmpton - Sales

The Old Bakery, Market Street, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2EA

01752 966398 Local call rate

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