4 bedroom detached house for sale

Littlehempston, Totnes

£850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • AN EXCEPTIONAL DETACHED RURAL PROPERTY STANDING IN MATURE GARDENS AND GROUNDS EXTENDING TO APPROXIMATELY 1.75 ACRES
  • SPACIOUS AND BRIGHT ACCOMMODATION ARRANGED OVER TWO FLOORS
  • GROUND FLOOR PROVIDES ANNEXE ACCOMMODATION WHICH CAN BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MAIN ACCOMMODATION
  • SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALLWAY WITH OAK STAIRCASE
  • STUNNING PETER BOOTH FITTED KITCHEN, DINING ROOM AND LOUNGE WITH WOOD BURNING STOVE
  • THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS (MASTER EN-SUITE) AND FAMILY BATHROOM
  • GARDENS AND GROUNDS EXTENDING TO 1.75 ACRES STOCKED WITH A VARIETY OF PLANTS, SHRUBS AND TREES
  • INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE AND DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE
  • PRIVATE TREE LINE DRIVEWAY AND AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING
  • STUNNING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS

Full description

Combe House is an exceptional detached rural property standing in mature gardens and ground extending to approximately 1.75 acres. The property was redeveloped approx a decade ago to provide a stunning contemporary home with flexible accommodation arranged over two floors, the ground floor including annexe accommodation which can be used in conjunction with the main accommodation. EPC rating: D

DIRECTIONS 
From The Plains in Totnes proceed into Coronation Road and at the roundabout take the fourth exit, proceed over Brutus Bridge and take the first exit at the next roundabout onto the A381 Newton Road. Proceed out of Totnes, over the railway bridge, past the Pig and Whistle public house and at the brow of the hill turn right. Proceed down the hill and as you start to climb back up the hill after a short distance, Combe House can be found on your right hand side. Proceed up the tree line private driveway to the property.

SITUATION 
Combe House is situated in the sought after hamlet of Gatcombe which is part of the vibrant community of Littlehempston and a short drive out of Totnes. The property is nestled at the end of a private driveway and offers a blend of seclusion with open countryside views. Gatcombe is situated close to the ancient market town of Totnes where there is a range of shops, amenities and schools. The national railway line from London Paddington to Penzance runs through Totnes providing a convenient communications link. The A38 also offers access to Plymouth, Exeter and the M5 motorway network beyond. Combe House is within easy reach of Torbay where there are many amenities including shops, schools, hospital and the marina. The area is ideal for purchasers with sporting interests. Dartmoor, The South Devon beaches and the sailing centres of Dartmouth and Salcombe are within easy reach and there are extensive fishing, walking and shooting opportunities locally.

DESCRIPTION 
Combe House is an exceptional detached rural property standing in mature gardens and ground extending to approximately 1.75 acres. The property was redeveloped approximately a decade ago to provide a stunning contemporary home with flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor provides for an integral granny flay with direct access to the garden and a fabulous view over open countryside. It could also be used as a home office or as a suite of consulting or treatment rooms, or simply as part of the main house, adding a second kitchen, large fourth bedroom with en-suite bathroom and an attractive garden room. The stunning lounge opens onto a large decked balcony providing views over the grounds and the property is approached via a long tree lined driveway off which is sited an additional detached garage. Combe House gardens were the former shrubbery to Gatcombe House, a listed Regency country house.

The property comprises, with approximate measurements: 

MAIN ENTRANCE 
Double oak glazed doors opening into entrance hallway.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY 
Spacious bright and airy hallway with attractive Oak staircase rising to the first floor. Ceramic tiled flooring. Radiator. Storage cupboards. Internal door to garage.

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM 
White wash hand basin and low level WC. Central heating boiler. Ceramic tiled floor.

GROUND FLOOR ANNEXE 
The ground floor is currently being used as office space but offers flexibility to provide annexe accommodation or can be used in conjunction with the rest of this light and airy spacious home.

KITCHEN/UTILITY ROOM 
Fully fitted kitchen with wall and base level kitchen units and drawers. Fitted electric fan oven and induction hob. Integrated dish washer. Integrated washing machine and integrated fridge. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. Tiled splash back. Ceramic tiled flooring. uPVC double glazed window providing country views. Cupboard housing electricity fuse boards. If not required as a second kitchen could be used a utility room.

BEDROOM 
A spacious and bright room with two uPVC double glazed windows over looking the gardens and enjoying countryside views. Two storage cupboards with fitted shelving. Coving to ceiling. Radiator.

EN-SUITE 
Fully tiled with white suite comprising panelled bath with glazed shower screen and fitted shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Inset spotlights. Extractor fan. Ceramic tiled flooring. Heated towel rail/radiator.

Oak staircase rises from the entrance hallway to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING 
A large bright and airy landing with two uPVC double glazed windows and uPVC double glazed doors opening onto the balcony which all enjoy views over the gardens and down the tree lined private driveway. Airing cupboard with shelving and housing the hot water cylinder. Coving to ceiling.

DINING ROOM 
Multi pane double doors open into the dual aspect dining room with uPVC double glazed windows. Ceramic tiled flooring. Radiator. Archway opening into:

KITCHEN 
A stunning Peter Booth Oak fitted kitchen with a wide range of wall and base level cupboards and drawers including display cabinets, corner cupboards, larder cupboards and fitted wine racks. Tiled worksurfaces and splash backs. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and water purifier. Integrated Miele dishwasher. Integrated fridge and freezer. Built in Neff range cooker with two fan assisted ovens and grill with 5 ring induction hob and chimney style extractor over. Triple aspect uPVC double glazed windows. Two velux windows controlled remotely and close automatically when it rains. Two radiators. uPVC double glazed door to the gardens. Ceramic tiled flooring. Heated towel rail.

LOUNGE 
Multi pane glazed double doors open into the spacious dual aspect lounge with a uPVC double glazed window and two sets of uPVC double glazed French doors opening onto a raised deck area where stunning views over the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed. Wood burning stove set on a steel base with granite top. Two radiators. Coving to ceiling.

MASTER BEDROOM 
Spacious and bright triple aspect room with a uPVC double glazed window providing views towards Gatcombe Mill and uPVC double glazed patio doors opening onto the balcony where views over the garden and private tree lined driveway can be enjoyed. Radiator. Dressing area. Two double built in wardrobes providing hanging and shelving. Coving to ceiling.

MASTER EN-SUITE 
Spacious room with white fitted suite comprising panelled bath with curved glazed screen, low level WC, his and hers wash hand basins with mirror and light above and shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled power shower. Heated towel rail/radiator. Complementary tiled walls and ceramic tiled flooring. Inset spotlights. uPVC double glazed window with stunning views over the surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM TWO 
Spacious and bright room with uPVC double glazed windows providing stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Fitted wardrobes. Wall light points. Coving to ceiling. Radiator.

EN-SUITE WC 
Fully tiled with white suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Heated towel rail/radiator. Inset spotlights. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM THREE 
Double room with uPVC double glazed window providing stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM 
Fully tiled with fitted modern white suite comprising 'p' shaped panelled bath with electric power shower over and curved glazed shower screen, low level WC and round wash hand basin. Heated towel rail/radiator. uPVC double glazed window providing stunning rural views. Ceramic tiled flooring. Inset spotlights.

BALCONY 
The balcony can be accessed by patio doors from the master bedroom and the large spacious landing and provides lovely views over the gardens.

INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE 
Accessed from the entrance hallway with ceramic tiled flooring. Oil tank for central heating. Remote controlled electric double roller door. Lockable storage cupboard.

OUTSIDE 
Combe House is approached via a 100 yard tree lined private driveway, with mature flower and shrub borders, which leads to the front of the property, double garage and the parking area. There are also two further driveways, one providing access to a single garage, the other to an area providing ample additional parking. From this parking area there is a trail leading to the lawned area to the front of the property and a further trail running along the boundary through the trees, with wild primroses and bluebells, leading down to the rear gardens and the stunning views over the surrounding countryside. From the parking area steps lead up to the kitchen and there is an area of lawn bordered by mature shrubs and flowers including a bed of Azaleas which provides bursts of colour year through. To the side of Combe House the gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a number of mature trees, fruit trees and beds stocked with shrubs and plants. There is also a timber shed. To the rear...

DETACHED GARAGE 
Single garage with wooden double doors.

TENURE 
Freehold

SERVICES 
Mains water with private drainage. Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 
South Hams District Council Follaton House Plymouth Road Totnes TQ9 5NE Tel: 01803 861234 www.southhams.gov.uk www.landregistry.co.uk

SPORTING OPPORTUNITIES 
There are widespread sporting facilities within easy reach of Combe House for prospective purchasers wishing to carry out a sporting lifestyle involving rural and marine activities. Golf: Over 25 Courses in Devon including courses nearby in Dartmouth, Torquay, Newton Abbot and Dainton which are just a few miles away. Angling: Sea, game, river, coarse and reservoir are abundant, the Dart and Teign are excellent trout and salmon rivers. Shooting: Devon offers excellent opportunities for pheasant shooting. There are two very good shooting schools in Ashcombe and Moretonhampstead for shot guns and rifles. Horse riding: Many of Devons' stables offer full tuition and livery if required. The open spaces of Dartmoor provide stunning scenery. Sailing: Exceptional facilities at Dartmouth and Torquay with opportunities for cross channel sailing. Walking: The open spaces of Dartmoor and the famous South West Coastal Path offer excellent opportunities which are ideal for all...

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29 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Totnes (1.3 mi)
  • Paignton (4.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Totnes (1.3 mi)
  • Paignton (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Woods Estate Agents & Auctioneers, Totnes

1 The Plains, Totnes, TQ9 5DR

01803 367065 Local call rate

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