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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Dunstone, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon

Withdrawn from Market £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Located in approximately 3 acres of gardens, orchard & pasture land
  • Wealth of character features
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Garage & off-road parking
  • Delightful location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION This delightful stone built Grade II Listed detached cottage was originally built in the 17th Century. It is situated in the delightful hamlet of Dunstone and offers a wealth of character features and is set in approximately 3 acres of gardens and pasture land. The current owners bought and totally refurbished the cottage some 16 years ago and the thatch was renewed some 4 years. The rear of the property overlooks its own gardens and land as well as the surrounding countryside. 

SITUATION Dunstone is a picturesque hamlet located between Yealmpton and Holbeton, a mile from each village, surrounded by open countryside and set in the South Hams.

Yealmpton village provides health care facilities such as a GP Health Centre, Dentist, Optician and shops such as a Post Office, General Store, Hairdressers, Garage and Filling Station, Café, two Public Houses and a Chinese Restaurant/Take Away. Yealmpton Primary school is rated 'Good with Outstanding Features' and secondary schooling is at the 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College for which there is transport provided. The village boasts an active community with a wide range of social and sporting clubs and societies. 

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 Substantial wooden entrance door into:- 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Window to the side with deep sill. Ceramic tiled floor. Beamed ceiling. Radiator. Substantial wooden door, with wrought iron door furniture into:- 

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin into recess with wooden lintel over. Ceramic tiled floor. Beamed ceiling. Window to the side elevation. Two wall light fittings. 

DINING ROOM Double aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations, with original window shutters and window seat below. Large Inglenook fireplace with substantial wooden mantel over, inset slate hearth and freestanding electric wood effect fire. Recess to one side with small inset window looking into kitchen. Wall lights. Carpeted floor. Two radiators. Enclosed staircase to first floor. Step up and original large arched door into:- 

SITTING ROOM Dual aspect with windows with secondary double glazing, to the front and rear of the property, taking in the view of the delightful rear garden with slate window sill and slate topped seat below. Inglenook fireplace inset with log burner on slate hearth with substantial wooden mantel over. Recesses to each side with built-in bookshelves. Beamed ceiling. Carpeted floor.

From the Dining Room, step down into:- 

REAR HALLWAY Understairs storage cupboard. Door into Sun Room and door into:- 

KITCHEN Comprehensively fitted with pine base and matching wall cupboards. Aga inset into recess with substantial lintel over. Integrated fridge. Electric hob inset into worktop with integrated deep fat fryer to one side and cooker hood over. Built in double Kenwood fan assisted oven with cupboards above and below. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over and drainer to one side. Window to the front elevation with deep sill. Tiled splashbacks. Window to the rear looking into the utility room with deep tiled window sill. Original slate flooring. Wooden entrance door to front elevation. Door into:- 

SUN ROOM A delightful additional sitting room, perfect for the garden aspect Windows to three sides with glazed door opening onto patio. Ceramic tiled floor. Two taps with drain below, ideal for cleaning boots, etc. Four steps down into:- 

UTILITY ROOM Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine with worktop over. Base cupboards to two sides, one containing oil fired boiler for the central heating, open shelving above. Polycarbonate roof. Small wooden door opening out to the garden.

From the dining room, carpeted stairs, with wooden newel posts and wrought iron balustrades, to:- 


LANDING Window overlooking the side elevation with countryside views and window overlooking rear elevation with beautiful views of the garden and land beyond and deep sill below. Radiator. Wooden painted door into:- 

MASTER BEDROOM A delightful room with triple aspect windows, deep window sills below, one with window seat overlooking the side elevation with delightful far reaching countryside views. Chimney breast with high recess to one side with slate display shelf. Built-in airing cupboard. Centre ceiling light. Carpeted flooring. Radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Comprising bath with mixer tap and handheld shower attachment over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, beautifully tiled to three sides. Towel rail. Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Centre ceiling light fitting. Window with secondary glazing and deep window sill to front elevation with beautiful countryside views.  

BEDROOM 3 Window to front elevation taking in the countryside views, with window seat below. Ceiling cornicing. Centre ceiling light fitting. Radiator. Carpeted floor. 

BEDROOM 2 Dual aspect room with secondary glazed windows and window seats below. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Exposed purlins to either side. Two built-in wooden storage cupboards with hanging space to one side and drawers to other with cupboards above. High level shelf. Small cast iron fire grate with wooden lintel over. Ornate ceiling cornicing. Centre ceiling light fitting. Radiator. Carpeted floor. 

OUTSIDE To he front of the property, cobblestone area with mature shrubs and wooden posts. 

REAR GARDENS & LAND Accessed from the Sun Room, extensive paved and gravelled area with delightful views and retaining stone wall. To one side, there are two steps down to concrete area with a storage shed. Paved pathway and step up into a further gravelled area with stepping stone path through to an additional area with a greenhouse. Path continues to crazy paved area with step up and pathway round to the side of the property to a parking space accessed from the lane. In the corner of the patio is a delightful water feature which consists of a large barrel with a smaller barrel above. Pond with Koi carp. Four granite steps up to a further crazy paved area with ample space for pots. Further six granite steps up to a substantial gravelled area with an arbour in one corner standing on a circular paved area. Rockery planted with a variety of flowering plants and shrubs. On the other side of this area is a beautiful cottage-style garden with numerous flowering plants. Right in the corner is a stone built gardener's WC. Additional planted area with mature shrubs. Arched wooden trellis draped with climbing shrub leading down stone steps to a vegetable plot. Pathway leading around to orchard with numerous apple trees, bordered to one side with mature trees and hedging. Additional greenhouse. Oil tank situated on the edge of this area. Pathway to pasture land with chicken houses. In total the property extends to approximately 3 acres in size. 

ATTACHED SINGLE GARAGE Metal up-and-over door. Pedestrian door to the rear which provides access to the patio area of the cottage. 

PARKING AREA Accessed from the lane, at the side of the property is a gravelled and paved parking space for a vehicle. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. The oil fired Aga provides hot water and the oil fired boiler serves the central heating. 

TENURE Freehold. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Band F. 

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

DIRECTIONS From the office in Yealmpton, proceed along the A379 towards Ermington. At Dunstone Cross turn right and follow the road up past the old Shire Horse Centre into the centre of Dunstone. Follow the road up and to the left, heading towards Holbeton and the Cottage can be found on the right hand side. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2016


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