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6 bedroom farm house for sale

Plymstock, Plymouth

Sold by Us £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period Grade II Listed farmhouse
  • Detached cottage plus detached barn with planning consent
  • Superb location offering privacy & seclusion
  • Close to local amenities
  • Plentiful reception space
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Mature grounds
  • Courtyard & garaging
  • A wealth of period features

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SUMMARY Downhorn Farm comprises a detached Grade II Listed Farmhouse, believed to date back to the Elizabethan period, featuring substantial accommodation extending to over 3,500 sq ft. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall, drawing room and library together with a separate dining room and kitchen - including an adjacent boot room. In addition, to the rear of the property there is a second kitchen and utility. There are 2 staircases providing access to the first floor accommodation which consists of 6 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Many period features are incorporated throughout including a large open fireplace with granite surround in the drawing room and boasting an original Jacobean frieze. The detached cottage comprises living room with mezzanine, double bedroom, kitchen dining room and wet room. Also within the grounds is a detached stone-built barn with planning consent to be converted into ancillary accommodation. The generous grounds also consist of garaging and a courtyard. Mature gardens provide a high-degree of privacy but local amenities are easily accessed due to the property's convenient central Plymstock location. 

DOWNHORN FARM, HORN LANE, PLYMSTOCK, PLYMOUTH PL9 9BR Accommodation A carved granite arch opens into a covered entrance porch with bench seats either side and slate flagstone floor which leads to a beautiful oak door with original surround opening to the entrance hall. 

ENTRANCE HALL 17' 4" x 5' 3" (5.28m x 1.6m) Provides access to the accommodation with cloak hooks. At the rear there is a glazed door and window opening onto the courtyard. 

DRAWING ROOM 24' 6" x 15' 9" (7.47m x 4.8m) The principle reception room of the property featuring a Jacobean frieze. Window to both the front and rear elevations. Superb fireplace with a granite surround featuring an open grate. The room is carpeted but has a slate flagstone floor running throughout. There is an alcove off the room, providing a useful seating area with windows to two elevations (6'9" x 6'4") From the drawing room a doorway provides access to the library and a separate doorway opens into the rear hall. 

LIBRARY 16' 1" x 14' 1" (4.9m x 4.29m) Useful and spacious reception room with windows to two elevations book shelving and cabinets across one wall. A doorway opens into the second kitchen. 

DINING ROOM 15' 11" x 13' 1" (4.85m x 3.99m) Window at either end. A secondary staircase ascends to the first floor and a doorway opens into the kitchen. 

KITCHEN 15' 8" x 11' 11" at widest point (4.78m x 3.63m) Plentiful range of base and wall-mounted cabinets with work-surfaces and tiled splash-backs. Comprising twin-bowl single-drainer sink unit and a fantastic 4-oven Aga with blue enamelling which is set into a recess with an original timber lintel above. The kitchen also features an island, built-in oven and 4-burner gas hob with space for 2 large free-standing fridges or freezers. There are quarry tiles throughout. Windows to 2 elevations and a further recessed meter cupboard. From the kitchen a doorway opens into the boot room. 

BOOT ROOM 5' 8" x 5' 4" (1.73m x 1.63m) Matching quarry-tiled floor. Coat hooks. Window and door to outside. 

SECONDARY KITCHEN 11' 9" x 9' 3" (3.58m x 2.82m) Fitted with a range of base and wall-mounted cabinets with matching fascias, work-surfaces and tiled splash-backs, an Aga with 2 ovens and 2 burners, built-in oven and hob. Stainless-steel 1½ single-drainer sink unit and integral fridge and freezer. Window with a quarry-tiled sill. A partly-glazed doorway opens into the utility room.  

UTILITY ROOM 13' 11" x 3' 5" (4.24m x 1.04m) Ample space for free-standing appliances with plumbing for a washing machine. Window and doorway to outside. Quarry-tiled floor throughout. At the end of the room there is a cupboard housing electric meters & fuse box. Loft access hatch. 

REAR HALLWAY 15' 11" x 7' 7" (4.85m x 2.31m) Featuring a quarry-tiled floor throughout. Staircase ascending to the first floor beneath a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and Velux window offering additional natural light. Further window overlooking the courtyard. Under-stairs cupboard and further recessed cupboard housing the floor-mounted gas boiler. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Provides access to the first floor accommodation. Walk-in loft area suitable for storage. Loft hatch.  

BEDROOM ONE 18' 8" x 14' 6" (5.69m x 4.42m) Generous master bedroom with 2 windows. Range of built-in wardrobes and cupboards. Fireplace with a timber surround and a fitted gas fire. 

BEDROOM TWO 14' 10" x 9' 7" (4.52m x 2.92m) Window plus alcove. Hanging rail. Recessed airing cupboard, with slatted shelving, housing the hot water cylinder. Additional storage cupboards. 

BATHROOM 10' 6" x 7' 1" (3.2m x 2.16m) Featuring a bath, wc and pedestal hand wash basin with wall-mounted mirror above. Over the bath is a mixer-tap shower with shower rail and curtain. Partly tiled walls. Wall-mounted storage cabinets. Heated towel rail. Window to outside. 

BEDROOM THREE 15' 6" x 9' 8" (4.72m x 2.95m) Range of built-in wardrobes and cupboards with a fireplace recess . Window to outside and doorway inter-communicating with bedroom four. 

BEDROOM FOUR 13' 11" x 9' 9" (4.24m x 2.97m) Window to outside. Recess with shelving. Built-in wardrobe, cupboards and dressing table. Doorway providing access to the secondary landing. 

SECONDARY FIRST FLOOR LANDING Access to the remaining bedrooms and bathroom. Window to outside. Loft access hatch. 

BEDROOM FIVE 9' 5" x 8' 2" (2.87m x 2.49m) Generous bedroom with windows at either side. Built-in wardrobes and cupboards. Fireplace with timber lintel featuring a gas fire. 

BEDROOM SIX 16' 4" x 10' 11" (4.98m x 3.33m) Window to outside and 2 built-in cupboards. 

SECOND BATHROOM 9' 1" x 6' 2" (2.77m x 1.88m) A white suite comprising bath, wc and vanity-style basin with storage beneath. Over the bath is a Mira shower system. Range of built-in storage cabinets. Partly-tiled walls. 

THE COTTAGE The cottage is approached from the courtyard through a timber partly-glazed door, with a matching window to side, which in turn opens into the entrance hall. 

ENTRANCE HALL The entrance hall provides access to the accommodation with feature timber lintels and timber panelled doors. 

LOUNGE 12' 4" x 15' 5" (3.76m x 4.7m) Situated beneath a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. At one end there is a stone-built fireplace with a timber lintel and mantel, incorporating a woodburning-style stove but featuring a gas 'Living Flame' fire. Double-glazed sash window to the side elevation plus an overhead window in the gable end together with a Velux double-glazed roof window. A timber staircase ascends to the mezzanine. 

MEZZANINE 12' 7" x 9' 1" (3.84m x 2.77m) Timber balustrade. Exposed and polished timber floor. Vaulted ceiling with ceiling beams. Velux double-glazed roof window. Doorway opens into the bedroom. 

BEDROOM 12' 6" x 12' 2" (3.81m x 3.71m) Constructed beneath a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Loft hatch. Double-glazed sash window. 

DINING ROOM 14' 6" x 12' 3" (4.42m x 3.73m) Dual aspect room with double-glazed sash windows to 2 elevations and a doorway which leads through into the kitchen. 

KITCHEN 11' 4" x 6' 1" (3.45m x 1.85m) Fitted with a range of base and wall-mounted cabinets with matching fascias and work surfaces. Single-drainer sink unit. Double-glazed window. Vaulted ceiling with an additional Velux double-glazed roof window. Space for cooker and fridge. Tiled floor. 

WET ROOM 7' 1" x 6' 3" (2.16m x 1.91m) Fully-tiled including a fully-tiled floor, wc and pedestal wash handbasin . Wall-mounted electric shower. Extractor. Over the basin is a mirror, light, shaver point and heated towel rail. 

THE BARN 31' 2" x 14' 5" (9.5m x 4.39m) Stone built barn constructed beneath a slate-pitched roof (which is in very good condition) Velux windows. uPVC double-glazed windows with a rear access door and timber double-garage doors to the front elevation. The barn has a ground and first floor extending to approximately 800 sq ft. 

GARAGE 13' 7" x 9' 5" (4.14m x 2.87m) Up-and-over door providing access and window to the side. 

THE GROUNDS The grounds are substantial and provide a high degree of privacy and seclusion. There are areas laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees and shrubs plus various interesting nooks and crannies. The main driveway provides vehicle access to the farmhouse and cottage opening onto a courtyard, giving way to the garaging. In addition there is a separate pedestrian walk-way arched in laurel and a timber gateway opens onto the main front entrance. Along the southern elevation of the farmhouse is an area of garden including a greenhouse with a pathway leading back to the main courtyard. Within the grounds there are two wells one of which is enclosed in a feature stone-built well-house. 

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