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5 bedroom character property for sale

Ashwater, Beaworthy

Sold STC £575,000

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This unique and wonderful family home/country residence features an elegant 5 bedroom, detached house with 2 reception rooms, study and utility room, set in approximately 1.7 acres including a productive paddock and large garden. The house is perfectly complemented by a most impressive range of outbuildings, set in their own discrete area, including a newly built artist's studio, a new steel clad vehicle shed, and a large block built secure workshop. The property has a fine elevated setting with outstanding views and a high degree of privacy. Conveniently location between Holsworthy, Okehampton and Launceston, and close to the village of Ashwater. No onward chain.

The Accommodation Comprises (All Measurements Are Approximate):- -

Pillared Open Fronted Entrance Porch - PVCu double glazed front door to:

Entrance Hall - Stairs rising to First Floor. Doors to the Dining Room and:

Lounge - 13'4 max x 12'0 (4.06m max x 3.66m) - PVCu double glazed window overlooking the front garden. Radiator. Stone fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove, with recesses to either side of the fireplace. Arch leading to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room.

Dining Room - 11'11 x 11'8 (3.63m x 3.56m) - PVCu double glazed window overlooking the front garden. Radiator. Brick and slate fireplace with a cast iron multi-fuel stove. Twin glazed doors leading to the:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 31'0 x 7'8 (9.45m x 2.34m) - Double aspect PVCu double glazed windows. Radiator. Extensive granite effect worksurfaces with matching light oak base and wall units, including glazed display cabinets. Green "Rayburn" oil fired Range. Inset 4 ring "New World" ceramic hob with stainless steel oven below. 11/2 bowl "Asterite" sink. Plumbing for dishwasher. Arch leading to the Lounge. Door to:

Utility Room - 11'6 x 9'3 (3.51m x 2.82m) - PVCu double glazed door to rear, and window to side. Tiled floor. Radiator. Worksurface with matching base and wall units. Stainless steel double drainer sink unit.

Small Inner Lobby - Stairs rising to Bedroom 5. Door to:

Study - 10'4 x 6'3 plus recess. (3.15m x 1.91m plus recess - Double aspect PVCu double glazed windows. Radiator. Tiled floor.

First Floor Landing - Radiator. Large shelved linen cupboard housing a factory lagged hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1 - 8'9 x 7'7 (2.67m x 2.31m) - PVCu double glazed window to rear enjoying a very pleasant outlook over the paddock, and surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 13'0 x 11'10 max narrowing to 8'8 (3.96m x 3.61m m - PVCu double glazed window to front enjoying a great outlook over surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 'L'-shaped max measurements 11'3 x 9'7 ('L'-shaped - PVCu double glazed window to front enjoying a great outlook over surrounding countryside. Radiator. Shelved recess.

Bedroom 4 - 13'0 x 8'10 max (3.96m x 2.69m max) - PVCu double glazed window to front enjoying a great outlook over surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Family Bathroom - 12'5 x 7'7 max. (3.78m x 2.31m max.) - Serving Bedrooms 1 to 4 with PVCu double glazed window to rear enjoying a very pleasant rural outlook. Radiator. 3 piece suite, and a shower cubicle with a "Mira Jump" shower unit.

Bedroom 5 - 22'6 x 6'6 plus stairs recess. (6.86m x 1.98m plus - Double aspect PVCu double glazed windows enjoying a very pleasant rural outlooks to both aspects. Radiator. Stairs down to the Utility Room. Door to:

En-Suite Shower - Fully tiled walls. 2 piece white suite, and a shower cubicle with a "Mira Sport" shower.

Outside -

Carport - 17'5 x 17'0 (5.31m x 5.18m) - Steel/timber framed construction with profile sheet cladding. Light and power connected. Oil storage tank for the central heating system. Slabbed path to the rear door of the house.

The Gardens - The very pleasant front garden is laid to lawn with a blue slate chipping pathway and patio area, and a small vegetable plot. The garden is bordered by mature hedges, trees, and shrubs. From here, a path leads to the driveway and lawned rear garden, where there is a useful disused well.

A wide entrance with stone pillars to either side opens onto a tarmacadum drive which passes the lower outbuildings on one side, and the paddock on the other. It leads to the Carport at the rear of the house, and also gives access to the Artists Studio, the upper outbuildings, the hinged barrier to the "lower yard" with its various outbuildings, the main door of the Workshop, and the 2 gates to the paddock. The drive provides a huge parking space for numerous vehicles, and also has a loading ramp for easy loading and offloading of trailers. An outstanding feature of Thorndon Cross is the superb range of highly versatile new and refurbished outbuildings that comprise:

Lower Outbuildings -

Artists Studio - 35'0 x 13'7 (10.67m x 4.14m) - Recently purpose built, being well-appointed with hardwood double glazed windows and LPG central heating. Naturally well lit with double aspect double glazed windows, and double glazed French doors. 2 radiators. Extensive power and lighting installed. Needless to say, this is a great outbuilding for the purpose it was designed for but, subject to consents, offers great potential for other uses.

Adjoining the Studio is:

Outbuilding 1 - Timber framed with box profile sheet cladding, and divided into 2 with a door from the Studio opening into a large:

Office/Storage Area - 26'8 x 8'4 (8.13m x 2.54m) - Fitted shelves. Radiator. There's also a:

Shower Room - 2 piece white suite, and a large glazed/tiled shower cubicle. Radiator.

The main section of the outbuilding has a maximum measurement of 36'0 x 20'0 (10.97m x 6.10m) with concrete floor, light and power connected, and wide box profile clad vehicle entrance door.

Outbuilding 2 - 39'0 x 19'0 (11.89m x 5.79m) - Recently purpose built with steel frame, and box profile sheet cladding. It provides specialist dry and secure vehicle storage with insulated roof. Concrete floor. 2 large Sliding metal doors to front. Light and power connected.

Outbuilding 3 - 33'0 x 21'0 (10.06m x 6.40m) - Very useful open plan workshop of block construction with concrete floor, steel roof beams, and corrugated composition roof. Access by a wide and secure metal clad entrance door, with further Sliding pedestrian door to side. Light and power connected. Large double glazed window to the South and 2 small double glazed window to the North. In the past this building was used as a light commercial vehicle repair business.

Adjoining the Workshop (and only accessible from it) is a:

Secure Storage Room - 10'0 x 6'0 (3.05m x 1.83m) - Block built with steel security door. Welded steel roof. Light and power connected.

There are also 2 SECURE STORAGE CONTAINERS in the "lower yard".

A hinged lockable steel barrier separates the "lower yard" from the house and studio access, and the:

Upper Outbuildings -

Outbuilding 4 - This comprises an older timber and galvanised iron shed still providing useful space, and is divided into an:

Open Fronted Barn - Some 22'0 x 11'9 (Some 6.71m x 3.58m) -

Log Store - 8'5 x 8'5 (2.57m x 2.57m) -

Garden Store - 13'6 x 8'0 (4.11m x 2.44m) - With light and power connected.

The Paddock - Alongside the drive and Carport there is a most productive pasture paddock of about 1 acre. Hedge and fence boundaries. Accessed via 2 farm gates from the driveway with some truly outstanding and far reaching views stretching over Devon. Perfect for a pony, stock, or smallholding.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Recently installed oil fired boiler.

Council Band - Band 'E' (please note this council band may be subject to reassessment).

Epc Rating - Rating F.

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