3 bedroom detached house for saleFrogmore, Kingsbridge
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- Period detached house with character
- 2 Reception rooms/spacious living
- 3 Double bedrooms/2 bathrooms
- Private sun-trap garden
- Extensive garaging/parking
- Popular village location
- Great walking country
HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge Quay take the A379 road towards Dartmouth passing through the villages of West Charleton, East Charleton and onto Frogmore, follow through the village and Vine House will be found on the right hand side, as you are leaving the village, immediately after a cross roads signposted Sherford on the left and Orchard View on the right.
SITUATION The sought after village of Frogmore is particularly well situated close to the popular market town of Kingsbridge, as well as being close to many beautiful sandy beaches, the tidal Estuary waters and many good walks. Vine House benefits from a friendly community with a well-regarded bakery, a busy pub and a village hall. Many nearby villages provide further amenities, great eateries and good primary schools. Vine House lies within the catchment area of the well thought of Kingsbridge Community College.
The market town of Kingsbridge is a about 4 miles to the west where there is a wide variety of shops and amenities, Leisure Centre with bowls arena and swimming pool and Cottage Hospital. The sea at Torcross and the famous Slapton Ley fresh water nature reserve are about 3 miles to the east and to the south lies Prawle Point Peninsular, the most southerly part of Devon. Much of the coastline is owned by the National Trust with miles of cliff path walks along the Devon South Coast Path with access to rugged headlands and sandy coves.
DESCRIPTION A period property, Vine House has many stories to tell having previously adapted to use as both a school and a library. With character features in abundance, including exposed beams throughout the ground floor, the bedrooms all offer traditional window seats overlooking countryside views. The house has a relaxing feel which is enhanced by the open fire in winter and the garden room provides a great place to sit and wile away the hours in any weather. With two reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, garden room and a utility/cloakroom, the house benefits from a staircase to each end, three double bedrooms and two bathrooms. The private, walled garden enjoys the sun until late afternoon creating a great space for socialising and recreation. Plentiful parking leads to a garaging area with both a spacious double and a single garage which could be adapted to create a workshop/store. A great family or second home, Vine House offers spacious living accommodation, private outside space with garaging along with the opportunity to update.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:
ENTRY DOOR A full length wooden door opens into the Drawing room, a second half height door creating stable door effect.
DRAWING ROOM A spacious room with patio doors to the garden and a feature stained glass window to the side of the property. Exposed timber beams, a Norwegian solid fuel burner with slate hearth and wooden tongue and groove walling. An attractive staircase to the first floor provides a spacious walk-in storage cupboard. Wall mounted lights, a radiator and a night storage heater.
LIVING ROOM Leading from the Drawing Room, the sitting room benefits from patio doors to the garden, exposed timber beams, frosted window, open fireplace with a slate hearth and stone surround. Wall lights, two radiators, telephone point.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM A well fitted kitchen benefitting from a frosted window, part tiled walls and a tiled floor with exposed beams. Equipped with wall and floor units, a 1.5 stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, Rangemaster electric 5 ring range cooker with double oven and grill, dishwasher, fridge and two ceiling lights. The separate dining area is focused around a picture window, with a window seat overlooking the garden with good space for a dining table. Radiator and central ceiling light.
UTILITY ROOM Accessed from both the Garden Room and the kitchen, the Utility Room benefits from triple aspect windows, a tiled floor and exposed timber beams, stairs leading to the first floor with a storage cupboard under. Fitted with floor units, a sink and work surface, washing machine and space for a dryer. Worcester boiler.
CLOAKROOM To the rear of the property with an attractive curved wall, tiled floor, frosted window and a white suite comprising of a wash hand basin with tiled splash back and a low level w.c., electric radiator, central ceiling light.
GARDEN ROOM To the front of the house with access from the garden and the veranda, into the utility. A part walled and glazed Garden Room with a tiled floor and a Perspex roof. A wall light and exterior tap.
FIRST FLOOR The first floor is approached by two staircases. The primary staircase leads from the Drawing Room up to the first landing which runs along the rear of the house which accesses the three bedrooms and the family bathroom. A secondary staircase leads from the Utility Room up to the second landing, with a window, airing cupboard, radiator and central ceiling light.
BEDROOM 1 A spacious double bedroom accessed from both the landing and the secondary staircase. A traditional picture window, with window seat overlooking the garden, fitted wardrobes with corner shelving and a loft access. Wall lights.
SHOWER ROOM Across the landing from Bedroom 1, the shower room benefits from a frosted window, fitted with a walk-in shower, an avocado suite comprising of a wash hand basin with tiled splashback and a low level w.c. A heated towel rail, wall mounted mirror with light above, radiator and ceiling light.
BEDROOM 2 A spacious double bedroom with a picture window and window seat overlooking the garden, exposed timber floorboards, fitted wardrobe and central ceiling light.
BEDROOM 3 A sizable room with two picture windows, both with window seats overlooking the garden, a fitted wardrobe with exposed shelving to one end, storage heater and central ceiling light.
FAMILY BATHROOM With part tiled walls and a frosted window, a blue three piece suite comprising of a wash hand basin, bath with shower and a low level w.c., a storage cupboard, extractor fan, two ceiling lights and a wall mounted light, radiator.
OUTSIDE A private, south facing, walled garden to the front of the property is laid mainly to lawn with mature shrubs and flower beds. A veranda runs the length of the house with a patio area to the front of the garden room. A stone built log store adds an attractive feature to the garden.
Extensive tarmacked parking leads to two stone and brick built garages. A double garage/work shop and a single garage, both with up and over doors and an electricity supply.
SERVICES Mains Electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'G'.
LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Tel: 01803 861234
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474
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