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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Higher Dunscombe, Chudleigh, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13

Under Offer £745,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Kitchen/family room
  • Dining room
  • Sauna room
  • Gymnasium/games room
  • Office/study
  • First floor sitting room
  • 4 Double bedrooms (2 e/s)
  • Detached s/c annexe cottage
  • Integral double garage
  • Pole barn

Full description

A stunning detached barn conversion of approaching 4,000 sq ft including a self-contained annexe cottage. Kitchen/family room, dining room, sauna, gymnasium / games room, office/study, first floor sitting room, 4 double bedrooms (2 e/s). Detached s/c annexe cottage. Integral double garage. Pole barn. Overall about half an acre. EPC Band C.

Situation - The Long House is situated in a rural position two miles east of the town of Chudleigh which provides a good range of day-to-day facilities, and just under three miles from the village of Ideford. Though in a rural position, there are a few other properties in the locality though the surrounding agricultural land is owned by the Ugbrooke Estate (Lord Clifford). It is also most conveniently situated for the A380 with access to it being only one mile. It is close to Haldon Forest, an extensive area of Forestry Commission woodland, which is ideal for walking, cycling and riding. The cathedral and university city of Exeter, with all its facilities befitting a centre of its importance, is ten miles.

The House - The property was converted from a substantial stone barn in recent years to an extremely high specification with a large number of modern facilities and high spec fixtures and equipment plus underfloor heating. It offers spacious accommodation
of nearly 4,000 sq ft with its clever layout designed to take full advantage of the wonderful views from the kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor and from the sitting room on the first floor.

Ground Floor - The entrance hall has an oak floor and bespoke wooden staircase with glazed balustrade to first floor. Cloakroom with contemporary suite. The dining room has an oak floor and double glazed double doors leading out to garden. The superb
kitchen/breakfast room with virtually a full width run of bi-fold hardwood doors, opens out on to a timber deck. Slate floor. Large exposed ceiling beams. Comprehensively fitted with a generous range of custom made oak floor and wall cupboards and drawers. Matching unit for American-style fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, Siemens electric oven, microwave, steamer, warming drawer, coffee maker and wine cooler. Extensive granite worktops with in-built sink
and halogen hob. Oil-fired 2-oven Aga. Pull down tv screen. Utility room with sink and cupboards. Plumbing for washing machine. Opposite is the sauna and beyond is a games room with rubberised flooring. Off this is the office/study which has a
high vaulted ceiling, oak floor and external access.

First Floor - Spacious galleried landing with glazed balustrade and velux roof windows (these veluxs are remote controlled throughout). The sitting room at the end of the house has a barn-style end wall and a virtually full width run of bi-fold hardwood doors
opening to an external timber decked balcony with stainless steel balustrade uprights. Oak floor. Scandanavian wood burning stove on slate hearth. Stunning rural views. Bedroom 4 is of double size with window enjoying rural views with en suite shower room. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are also of a generous size. The family bathroom is a contemporary wet room with large walk-in shower enclosure and white suite of wc, double trough-style basins plus deep panelled bath. At the end of the house is the master bedroom which enjoys rural views, extensive wardrobes and en suite wet room with large shower enclosure and separate jacuzzi bath, wc and basin.

There is also an integral garage with electrically operated and insulated roller shutter door.

The Annexe - This is a similar high specification property with entrance door leading to reception hall with beech flooring, staircase to first floor and door to garden. Door to double bedroom which enjoys far reaching countryside views. Built-in double wardrobe. Beech flooring. Shower room with oversized tiled shower, wc and wash basin with cupboards under. On the first floor is a stunning open plan kitchen/sitting room. Fine vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. In the kitchen area there are oak work surfaces with sink, ceramic hob, built-in fridge and oven, pan drawers and matching wall mounted cupboards. The annexe also has underfloor heating.

The Grounds - Stone pillared entrance with double timber gates opens to a gravelled drive and parking area for several vehicles. At the rear of the house is a secluded garden mainly of lawn though with a large decked patio area outside the kitchen from which
stunning views are enjoyed and there is a further patio at the front of the annexe. The gardens enjoy a high degree of privacy and the rural views are wonderful over rolling lightly wooded countryside.

Across the lane from the property is a further parking area plus a timber pole barn for useful storage etc.

Overall the property amounts to about half an acre.

Services - Shared private water supply (borehole). Shared private drainage. Mains electricity. CAT-5 wiring. Satellite sky dish and cabling. Broadband enabled. Hardwired sound system. Pressurised hot water system. Ground source heat pump for heating.

Directions - From the M5 motorway continue on to the A38 and then soon after take the A380 where the road forks, for Torquay. After 3 miles keep left at Ashcombe Cross signposted Teignmouth (B3192) and at the roundabout take the 3rd exit signposted
Chudleigh going back over the road and then take the immediate left signposted Chudleigh. Take this road down through the attractive woods and after half a mile, at the T-junction (Beggars Bush) turn left signposted Chudleigh. After a few hundred
yards turn left marked Higher Dunscombe Farm and continue on this lane for quarter of a mile whereupon the property is on the right.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.


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