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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Farmhouse with land, Blackawton, Devon, TQ9

Guide Price £499,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms (master ensuite)
  • Two bathrooms
  • Dual aspect sitting room
  • Many original features
  • Formal dinning room
  • Large detached garage
  • Quiet yet accessible location and fantastic views
  • 2.9 acres of paddocks

Full description

A character attached four bedroom farmhouse with far reaching Dartmoor views, gardens and paddocks. Four bedrooms (master ensuite), two bathrooms, dual aspect sitting room, many original features, good size kitchen/diner, large detached garage, quiet yet accessible location and fantastic views, 2.9 acres of paddocks. EPC Band D

Situation - Located in the heart of the South Hams which offers easy access to Dartmouth, Totnes and the surrounding coastline. There are also fabulous walks within the surrounding countryside and along the River Dart. Both nearby Totnes and Dartmouth are bustling and thriving towns that are full of interest and with a wide range of good local shops, and recreational facilities. Blackawton itself has a well regarded primary school, Blackawton Academy School.
Lying a short distance is the South Hams hotspot of Dittisham which is within striking distance of Black Ness Marine, which offers excellent tidal access to the River Dart. The A38 Devon Expressway is approximately 10 miles away allowing speedy access to the cities of Exeter and Plymouth. A mainline railway station at Totnes is only 4 miles away and allows easy access to London Paddington in a little under three hours.

Description - Stone House Farm is set in a secluded, yet accessible location, with fantastic rural views and two pasture paddocks. It has an elevated patio area enjoying good views, together with useful double detached garage, ideal for a workshop with two roller shutter doors.
The property has a wealth of character accommodation arranged over two floors with good sized sitting room, large open fireplace with inset woodburner, picture window with far reaching rural views over its own land and to the Moors beyond. In addition the property has stripped wooden floorboards and some original fireplaces. The property would suit a smallholding or possible equestrian use.

Accommodation - (Please see floorplan). Solid wooden door to entrance porch with flagstone floor and ample space for coat and boot storage. Stable door is into the kitchen/diner with tiled floor, painted stonework and a selection of wall and base units. Built in dishwasher, space for electric cooker and fridge freezer. Oil fired Rayburn which provides hot water and central heating. Ample space for kitchen table.
Leading through to the inner hallway with door to dining room with side and front aspect windows. Ample space for dining table. Sitting room with original stripped floorboards, large fireplace with inset woodburner and stone hearth. Picture window with glorious framed views across the lawns and land towards Dartmoor.
Original cross passage entrance, currently used as a pantry and utility area with Belfast sink and door opening to the terrace and gardens. Leading off from the sitting room is a ground floor WC and space and plumbing for washing machine. Stairs from the sitting room to first floor accommodation. Light and airy landing with storage cupboard. Master bedroom with stripped wooden floorboards, ornate fireplace, large built in wardrobes and alcove storage to one side of the fireplace. Steps to ensuite with corner shower enclosure, WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom 2 with ample space for additional cupboards, views across the gardens and land beyond, window seat. Bedroom 3 currently used as a home office. Bedroom 4 is a double room with front aspect window. Family bathroom with bath and shower over, wash hand basin, WC, white washed floorboards.

Outside - Stone House Farm owns the shared driveway which is partially tarmacadam and gravelled. Leading to good sized parking area which is enclosed with wooden fencing and double gates. Leading on to double garage with roller shutter doors. Side pedestrian entrance with pitched roof, skylight and separate hobby room with electricity - ideal for creating a home workshop or additional accommodation, subject to any necessary planning consents.
The driveway leads to an access gate and side of the neighbouring property. This provides vehicular access to the gardens and lawn. At the rear of the property there is ample space for al fresco dining with a selection of mature shrubs and planting. The rear garden is enclosed with a fence, making is perfectly safe for dogs. Summerhouse. Vehicular access to the enclosed pasture areas which total approximately 2.9 acres. There is an opportunity to create stabling or additional agricultural buildings, subject to any necessary consents.
From the rear of the property, there are spectacular views across the surrounding countryside and the whole expanse of Dartmoor beyond.
On the approach to the property from the parking garaging area, there is an enclosed courtyard with original stone walling.

Services - Mains electricity and water. Private drainage, shared with the adjoining property. Oil fired Rayburn. Shared septic tank. Solar PV panels with feed in tariff.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - From Totnes, head towards Kingsbridge on the A381 Kingsbridge Hill continue into Harbertonford and through Halwell. Turn left signposted Dartmouth at Totnes Cross Filling Station. Continue on this road for approximately 3 miles, passing The Woodland Leisure Park on the right and Dartmouth Golf Club on the left. You will then pass Gardentime garden centre on your right, then take the next left into the Farm drive continue to the bottom and the property can be found second on the right.

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

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09 January 2017

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