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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Combe Lane, Combe, Brixton

Withdrawn from Market £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Cottage
  • Inglenook fireplace with wood burner
  • Located in Quiet Hamlet Close to Brixton
  • 4/5 Bedrooms, 1 En-suite
  • Bespoke Fitted Kitchen with Granite Work Surfaces
  • Off-road Parking for 6 cars
  • Delightful Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION This delightful character cottage is located in an exclusive hamlet close to Brixton and offers spacious accommodation including a reception room with stone fireplace with wood burning stove, a sitting room with inglenook fireplace with coal burner, a dining room with stone fireplace with wood burning stove and a bespoke oak fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces, as well as 4/5 bedrooms. The property is complemented by beautiful gardens with a summer house as well as ample off-road parking, making this unique cottage a rare find.

The property has uPVC double glazed windows and benefits from oil central heating.

SITUATION The property is situated in the delightful hamlet of Combe on the outskirts of the village of Brixton. The property can be found down a quiet country lane along with six other properties.

Brixton is a small village some 5 miles east of Plymouth on the Kingsbridge Road. It is very convenient for Plymouth, the excellent shopping centre at Plymstock and the South Hams with its lovely countryside and coastline. The village has a church, Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), nursery, public house, fish and chip shop, Post Office store, social club and a restaurant.

Plymouth itself is an historic and vibrant waterside City, well provided with colleges, grammar and public schools, modern university, the Peninsula Medical School, Theatre Royal and cinemas, large department stores, cafes, bistros and restaurants. The leisure facilities are outstanding with superb watersports in and around Plymouth Sound.

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation is as follows: (Please note that all dimensions are approximate. Metric measurements are conversions from imperial figures which have been rounded to the nearest three inches). 

ENTRANCE PORCH Glazed porch with stained and leaded glass window to one side. Step up to substantial wooden door into:- 

RECEPTION ROOM Large stone fireplace with free standing wood burner on a stone hearth with recess to one side. Attractive bay window with wooden window seat below. Carpeted flooring. Radiator. Beamed ceiling. Wooden door and step down into:- 

SITTING ROOM Large inglenook stone fireplace with substantial wooden lintel over, inset coal burning stove. Large square bay window to the front elevation with wooden window seat below. Two single wall lights and 4 double wall lights. Built-in storage cupboard. Radiator. Carpeted flooring.

From the Reception Room, wooden door into 

INNER HALLWAY Carpeted floor, doors off to Dining Room, Utility Room and staircase to first floor. 


KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Comprehensively fitted with bespoke oak base units and matching wall cabinets above, square edge granite work surfaces over and inset Belfast sink with mixer tap and grooved drainer to one side. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Integrated Neff 4 ring halogen hob with inset electric fan assisted Hotpoint oven and grill below, cooker hood over. Space for tall fridge/freezer. Window to the rear elevation taking in the attractive view of the garden. Breakfast area with space for table and chairs, glazed to three sides, including French doors out to stone paved terrace area. Ceramic tiled floor. Centre ceiling light fitting.

From the Inner Hallway, wooden door with cast iron door furniture, leads into:-

DINING ROOM Large stone fireplace with substantial wooden lintel over and wood burning stove. Oak flooring. Window to the front elevation with deep sill below. Exposed ceiling purlins. Small wooden wall cupboard. Oak flooring. Three sets of double wall lights. Step down into:- 

UTILITY ROOM Oil fired combi boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Space for additional fridge/freezer. Hooks for hanging coats, etc. Door into:- 

CLOAKROOM Saniflow low level WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin.

From the inner hallway, carpeted staircase up to:-




LANDING Oak balustrades. Ceiling triple light fitting. Access to loft space. Door to:- 

MASTER BEDROOM Window taking in the delightful view of the garden. Large fitted wardrobe to one side. Centre ceiling light fitting. Carpeted flooring. Archway through to:- 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM With double ended bath fitted in a tiled surround with tiled walls, rail surrounding with curtain, shower over. Step up to low level WC with concealed cistern. Wash hand basin in vanity unit with wood effect fitted wooden cupboards either side and below with matching wall cupboard above and matching mirror. Obscured double glazed window. Tiled to 3 sides. Ladder heated towel rail. Inset glazed shelves. Ceiling spotlights. 

BEDROOM 2 Large double bedroom with twin windows taking in the views to the countryside beyond. Part beamed ceiling. Fitted pine wardrobe with cupboard above. Space for double bed. Radiator. Centre ceiling light fitting.  

BEDROOM 3 Window with views over the garden. Radiator. Centre ceiling light fitting 

FAMILY BATHROOM Wood panelled bath with tiled surround and Mira electric shower over with rail and curtain. Beamed ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin. Dado rail. Radiator. Carpeted flooring. Ceiling light fitting. 

SEPARATE WC Low level WC. Wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below. Obscured glazed window. Radiator. Ceiling light fitting. Carpeted floor. 

BEDROOM 4 Triple windows with delightful views to open countryside. Exposed A-frame. Centre ceiling light fitting. Radiator. Carpeted flooring. 

BEDROOM 5/STUDY Substantial ceiling beam. Double sliding patio doors out to decked terrace area with pretty views of the garden. Radiator. Carpeted flooring. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a stepped stone terrace with wrought iron gates to the side and onto the rear of the property. 

GARDENS Stone steps to sun terrace with space for table and chairs making an ideal al fresco dining area. Further stone steps to substantial lawned area with flower borders. Ornamental pond, natural stone boundary surround with mature shrubs and flower borders, sundial and stone trough. Greenhouse. Further decked area with paved steps to bridge over natural stream giving access to:-  

OFF-ROAD PARKING AREA tarmacadam parking area with space for approximately 6 cars to park. 

SERVICES Mains water and electricity, private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band F. 

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

DIRECTIONS From the Yealmpton office take the A379 towards Plymouth and on leaving Brixton take the left hand turning marked Combe Lane (before Otter Nurseries), and the property will be found on the right hand side after about 350 m. 


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 August 2016

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