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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Harberton, Totnes, Devon, TQ9

Guide Price £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Adaptable accommodation
  • Idyllic & peaceful situation
  • 3 miles from Totnes
  • Gardens
  • Paddock
  • Just over 3 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Period Grade II Listed house situated in an idyllic location with adjoining 2 bed cottage and just over 3 acres

Location

Berrystone Cottage is in a rural and peaceful situation close to the desirable and thriving village of Harberton in the heart of the South Hams, about 3 miles from Totnes. The neighbouring village of Harbertonford has a primary school, village hall, church, post office/large village shop, public house and thriving artistic community.

Totnes, well known for its unique atmosphere and life-style, is one of the primary towns of the South Hams with its many speciality shops and restaurants along its historic high street and market.

In addition, there are supermarkets, doctors, a mainline railway station and the highly regarded King Edward VI School. Totnes is at the tidal head of the River Dart, and Dartmouth itself is only 9 miles away offering some of the prettiest boating along the South Coast and all the associated marinas and yachting facilities. The Dartmouth Golf and Country Club is 4 miles away and nearby Dartington provides a wide range of culture - film, music and a famous literary festival.

The A38 dual carriageway provides a fast route to Exeter and the M5. The mainline railway station at Totnes provides a London service in under 3 hours.

Description

Berrystone Cottage, Listed Grade II, is a lovely old characterful farmhouse with adaptable accommodation offering plenty of scope to be configured as one house or to provide an annex additional letting units. The slate floored hall leads on the right to a sitting room with window with deep slate sill and lintel over looking the garden and field beyond, 2 feature stone walls and door to a study. On this side of the house is the games room (secondary kitchen) with French doors to the garden and also leading to a galleried reception room with bedroom above and a further 2 reception rooms along with 3 shower / cloakrooms. Turning left in the hall leads to a kitchen / breakfast room with island unit, wood fronted wall and floor mounted units, a Stanley oil fired range, a larder room and a shower / cloakroom and a further reception / dining room with stone inglenook fireplace with bread oven and bressumer beam. A door leads out to the side entrance to the garden and to a gate to the road. A second staircase leads up to the master bedroom with en suite shower room / cloakroom and along to five further bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The house is approached via a gravelled parking area up a paved brick edged path leading past a single open fronted garage. There are further entrances to the house, via a 5 bar gate into the garden leading on also to access to the paddock and a third via a side gate off the lane leading to the original front door. This side of the house there are steps up to a grass area with a summer house beyond and further gated access to the field. The lovely garden this side has lawned paths leading through herbaceous beds planted with mature herbaceous shrubs and ornamental specimen trees including acer, pittisporum, weeping pear and apple trees. In all the gardens and grounds total about 3.1 acres.

Square Footage: 3,702 sq ft
Acreage: 3.1 Acres


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06 November 2016

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