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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale


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Property Description

Key features

  • Farmhouse with 3 Bedrooms
  • 0.5acre paddock
  • Countryside Views
  • Feature fireplaces
  • Country Kitchen

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Ponsworthy House is an early C19 Grade II Listed Farmhouse situated in an attractive moorland hamlet. The georgian frontage looks out over the Garden to the Paddock and out across the West Webburn Valley.

The property is offered to the market for the first time in generations and its spacious 3 bedroom accommodation is laid out over two floors as well as offering a spacious attic with further potential.

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LOCATION The hamlet of Ponsworthy lies on the hillsides of the West Webburn Valley where attractive thatched cottages line the lanes that cross the 'Ponsworthy Splash' where the country roads ford the river. The settlement is just some 2.2miles from the iconic village of Widecombe in the Moor and just 6 miles from the town of Ashburton where a wide range of shops and amenities are available. It is also here that access to the A38 Devon Expressway provides access to the counties cities of Exeter and Plymouth where direct rail and air links to London can be found.  

THE APPROACH From the country lane the gate leads into the sweeping driveway which runs alongside the paddock to the house.


At the front of the house 2 'Doric' Granite columns provide the frame for the entrance porch way with granite slab floor. Leads into the hallway with doors to the principle rooms. 

KITCHEN/ DINING ROOM DINING ROOM 14' 08" x 16' 11" (4.47m x 5.16m) KITCHEN 15' 01" x 7' 04" (4.6m x 2.24m)

In the dining area is an impressive inglenook fireplace fitted with woodburning stove. Fitted solid wood shelving. A large window with wooden shutters, a window seat and feature paneling look out to the garden.

A breakfast bar then opens throught the arcway into the kitchen which is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards. Space for a gas range style cooker beneath another feature granite lintel. Pantry Cupboard. Windows to the rear and side elevation.

LIVING ROOM 14' 01" x 16' 5" (4.29m x 5m) Another spacious room with feature fireplace with wood surround and mantel. Fitted with a 'Dean Forge' Woodburner. Large window within a bay to the front elevation with paneling beneath.  

UTILITY ROOM At the rear of the property is a useful utility room with sink and space for a washing machine as well as further storage. Door to rear porch with granite features and door to the rear of the property. The property is sold with a pedestrian right of way around the rear and back into the Garden.  

FIRST FLOOR Stairs rise from the hallway to the landing past a tall window to the rear and mid landing.

Airing cupboard off landing with hot water cylinder.

BATHROOM 13' 0" x 7' 06" (3.96m x 2.29m) Fitted with a corner bath with electric shower over, close coupled toilet and pedestal basin. Window to the rear elevation.  

BEDROOMS All of the bedrooms offer large windows to the front elevation, stripped wood doors off the landing and views across the countryside.  

MASTER BEDROOM 14' 10" x 11' 10" (4.52m x 3.61m) With a range of fitted cupboards.  

DOUBLE BEDROOM 10' 10" x 10' 09" (3.3m x 3.28m)  

DOUBLE BEDROOM 14' 08" x 14' 10" (4.47m x 4.52m) With feature period cupboard and boarded fireplace.  

ATTIC The roof space of the property is accessed from a hatch above the landing and opens out into a spacious storage area with window and boarded. There is good head height and there is potential to create further accommodation subject to the relevant consents.  

EXTERNALLY The garden at the front of the property is laid mainly to lawn with mature shrubs and borders. There are a number of traditional granite troughs throughout the grounds including a feature circular piece creating the focal point of the garden.

At the rear of the property is Ponsworthy farm, private and seperately owned, the farm house is attached to Ponsworthy house. There is a pedestrian right of way for the house around the rear of the property but no right from the farm to enter the property of Ponsworthy house from the rear. The farm does however have a right to access it's land at the front of the property by entering the driveway within the paddock where there is a gateway to the farmland below.

BOILER HOUSE/WORKSHOP 12' 05" x 9' 02" (3.78m x 2.79m) To one side of the property is a modern timber framed building built to house the boiler. The space is well insulated and with double doors, a window looking down across the neighboring farmland, electricity and water. The boiler sits neatly to one side of the space leaving a further area suitable for a workshop or storage.

Okofen Pellemattic pellet boiler. Installed and regularly serviced by New Generation Energy in Tavistock. The sophisticated modern system communicates with the user by email alert and is a clean and efficient system. Further running and maintenance information available by request from the agents.


SERVICES The property is connected to a private spring water supply shared with 4 other neighboring properties, mains drainage. 

DIRECTIONS Entering Widecombe in the Moor on the B3387 follow the road through the village to the south for approximately 2miles. As you drop down into Ponsworthy the entrance to the property can be found on the right hand side directly after the village sign.


VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the award winning estate agents, Sawdye & Harris, at their Dartmoor Office - 01364 652652
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If there is any point, which is of particular importance to you with regard to this property then we advise you to contact us to check this and the availability and make an appointment to view before travelling any distance. 

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Added on Rightmove:
06 September 2016


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