6 bedroom country house for saleShaugh Prior, PL7
Sold STC £795,000
- Spacious Country House
- 6 Bedrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
- 4 Bathrooms
- Extensive Landscaped Lawned Gardens
- Far Reaching Countryside & Sea Views
- Easy Commuting to Plymouth
The Old Vicarage is set on the edge of the popular village of Shaugh Prior, approximately 8 miles north-east of Plymouth and on the southwest edge of Dartmoor. The village offers a primary school, Church, The White Thorn Inn, recreational hall and regular bus service.
Yelverton lies approximately 5.5 miles to the northeast with a range of shops, butchers, a Post Office, public houses and a garage. Approximately 6 miles from Yelverton is the popular stannary town of Tavistock, situated on the western edge of Dartmoor, which offers an excellent variety of individual high street shops, the Pannier Market, supermarkets, public houses, restaurants, hotels, coffee shops, places of worship, and a leisure complex with swimming pool, cinema, hospital, Wharf Theatre and Arts Centre, tennis, bowling and golf clubs.
Located within easy reach of independent preparatory and senior schools at Plymouth College and Mount Kelly (Mount House and Kelly College, Tavistock) as well as three highly regarded grammar schools in Devonport and Plymouth. The village lies within the catchment for Ivybridge Community College with its excellent sporting facilities and strong academic record.
Approximately 8 miles to the southwest is the city of Plymouth with department stores, supermarkets, Drake's Circus shopping mall, The Warner Village cinema and 10 pin bowling. The Theatre Royal is a major regional theatre frequently hosting West End productions.
Horse Riding, Walking & Cycling - Dartmoor is on the doorstep and offers wide open space for horse riding and walking. The National Cycle Route 27 runs within 1 mile of the village leading to Plymouth, Tavistock and beyond.
Water - Plymouth and south coast ports of Newton Ferrers, Salcombe and Dartmouth and offer sailing and a large range of water sports. There is a delightful range of beaches on the north and south coasts.
Golf - Golf courses can be found at Tavistock, Yelverton and St Mellion.
Road - The A38 from Plymouth and Ivybridge provides easy access to Exeter and the M5.
Rail - Regular intercity services operate from Exeter and Plymouth to London (Paddington) and via Salisbury to London (Waterloo).
Sea - Ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and northern Spain.
Air - Exeter International Airport provides flights to the Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands, Ireland, Scotland and a number of continental destinations. Bristol Airport offers flights to London Gatwick and other numerous destinations.
The Old Vicarage is a welcoming and characterful 6 bedroom, granite and stone country house, providing well-presented, comfortable and spacious family living, situated within the picturesque Dartmoor National Park. The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors: the ground floor provides a versatile living area with entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, cloakroom, kitchen-breakfast room and utility; the first floor provides 5 double bedrooms, 3 with en-suite facilities, and a family bathroom; the second floor provides a bedroom suite with a double bedroom, landing/seating area and shower room.
Outside is an attached garage with 2 store rooms/workshops and picturesque, landscaped, lawned gardens with far reaching countryside views and within easy commuting distance to Plymouth, Exeter and Tavistock.
Within The Old Vicarage boundary on the roadside is an ancient cross (about 979AD) which is listed as an ancient monument and is where the monks used to take Holy Communion on their way from the Priory at Plympton to Buckland Abbey.
The property is accessed from a tarmacadam drive and parking area to the front of the house, a solid Oak door leads to:
Tiled floor, leaded stained glass windows to the front and side elevations, solid timber door leads to:
Exposed timber floor, wall and ceiling lighting, staircase with turned and carved wooden banisters leading to the first floor with understair storage cupboard, limestone mullion window to the front elevation, doors lead off to:
Drawing Room: 5.46m x 5.48m (17'1" x 18'0")
Inset fireplace with limestone and wooden surround with a wooden mantelpiece above, tiled hearth, and housing the wood burning stove with built-in cupboards to the side, radiator, television aerial, BT point, French doors with leaded stained-glass windows above to the front elevation with granite steps to the parking area and gardens, to the side elevation limestone mullion windows with powder-coated double-glazed units with leaded stained-glass windows above enjoying far-reaching countryside views.
Dining Room: 6.00m x 4.88m (19'8" x 16'0")
Inset fireplace with slate and wooden surround with mantelpiece above, tiled hearth, exposed timber floor, radiators, serving hatch to the kitchen, limestone mullion windows with powder-coated double-glazed units with leaded stained-glass windows above with deep sill window seats to the side and front elevations with views over the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor beyond.
Study: 4.75m x 2.94m (15'7" x 9'8")
BT point, radiator, limestone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed units with leaded stained-glass windows above with deep sill window seat to the front elevation.
Sitting Room: 4.48m x 3.95m (14'8" x 13')
Corner fireplace with sandstone surround with an inset cast iron fireplace with decorative tile inlay and a tiled hearth, built-in library shelves with storage cupboards below, radiator, limestone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed units with leaded stained-glass windows above with a deep sill window seat to the front elevation.
Original high level cistern and hand wash basin tiled splashbacks.
8.00m x 4.32m max (26'3" x 14'2" max)
Range of bespoke fitted solid wood wall and base units under solid wood work surfaces, inset Belfast sink with mixer taps, integrated dishwasher and space for microwave, Stanley oil fired range cooker, also providing the domestic hot water, positioned in the inglenook fireplace with a tiled surround, tiled floor, radiator, timber framed window with deep sill window shelf to the side elevation and limestone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed unit to the rear elevation, door leads to:
Rear Entrance Hall:
Tiled floor, solid timber door to the rear courtyard, doors lead to:
3.17m x 1.6m (10'5" x 5'3")
Window to the side elevation.
Utility Room: 4.50m x 2.60m (14'9" x 8'6")
Original fireplace with cast iron grate and original boiler copper, Danesmoor oil fired central heating boiler, Butlers sink, plumbing for automatic washing machine, range of fitted wall and base units under beech-effect roll-top work surfaces.
On the First Floor
Staircase rises to the split-level landing with a limestone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed unit and deep sill window shelf to the front elevation with far-reaching countryside views. Further stairs lead to:
Staircase rises to the second floor, built-in linen cupboard, radiators, corridor and doors lead to:
5.50m max x 5.50m max (18'1" max x 18'1" max)
Inset cast iron fireplace with decorative tile inlay with a wooden surround and mantelpiece above, radiator, television aerial point, limestone mullion windows with powder-coated double-glazed units to the side and rear elevations with panoramic, far-reaching countryside views to the sea beyond.
En-Suite Shower Room:
Low-level WC, corner shower cubicle, shower, vanity unit with round ceramic wash hand basin, fully Travertine tiled floor and walls, ladder-style heated towel rail, recessed ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.
Bedroom 2: 4.38m x 4.20m (14'4" x 13'9")
Inset cast iron fireplace with decorative inlay with wooden surround and mantelpiece above, radiator, limestone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed unit and deep sill window seat to the rear elevation with views over the garden, surrounding countryside and the sea beyond, door to:
Jack & Jill En-suite Shower Room:
Low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, panelled bath with mixer tap and hand-held shower attachment, power shower above with fixed rain head, folding shower screen and tiled surround, radiator, shaver point, ladder-style heated towel rail, limestone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed unit and wooden shutters to the front elevation enjoying views over the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor beyond, door to:
Bedroom 3: 4.71m x 4.32m (15'5" x 14'2")
Radiator, built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage cupboards above, sandstone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed unit with wooden shutters to the rear elevation overlooking the garden, surrounding countryside and Dartmoor beyond, built-in Linen Cupboard with wooden slatted shelves.
Low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with decorative tiled splashback, cast iron roll-top bath with ball and claw feet, shower cubicle housing the power shower with tiled surround, radiator and Airing Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with wooden slatted shelves above, timber framed windows with deep sill window shelves to the side elevation, tiled floor.
Bedroom 4: 4.26m x 3.95m (14' x 13')
Inset corner cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled inlay, wooden surround and mantelpiece, radiator, sandstone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed unit with wooden shutters to the front elevation enjoying far reaching, countryside views to the sea beyond.
Bedroom 5: 4.40m x 2.90m (14'5" x 9'6")
Inset corner cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled inlay, wooden surround and mantelpiece, radiator, limestone mullion window with powder-coated double-glazed unit with wooden shutters to the front elevation enjoying far reaching, panoramic views to the sea beyond.
On the Second Floor
Split-level landing with limestone mullion window with leaded stained-glass windows to the front elevation, stairs rise to:
Timber framed window to the rear elevation, doors lead to:
5.65m x 4.58m max (18'6" x 15'6" max)
Beamed ceiling and feature roof trusses, radiator, timber framed double-glazed window to the rear elevation with far reaching, panoramic sea views.
Shower Room: 3.82m x 2.94m (12'6" x 9'6")
Laminate floor, low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback surround, half-round shower cubicle housing the Mira power shower with tiled surround, inset cast iron fireplace with wooden surround and mantelpiece above, Airing Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with electric emersion, heated towel rails, beamed ceiling, timber framed window to the side elevation and doors to eaves and loft storage.
Attached Garage: 4.80m x 2.75m (15'9" x 9'9")
With sliding access doors to the front elevation and window to the side elevation. To the rear of the garage:-
Workshop/Store: 2.60m x 2.08m (8'6" x 6'10")
Door to the front elevation and opening to:
Store Room: 1.85m x 1.50m (6'1" x 4'11")
Window to the front elevation.
Log Store: 1.64m x 0.95m (3'1")
GARDENS & GROUNDS
From the quiet parish lane a gated entrance opens onto a tarmacadam drive which leads to the parking area to the front and side of the house. The lawned and landscaped gardens extend to approximately an acre interspersed with a flowerbeds and specimen trees and is enclosed within traditional Devon bank hedges and enjoys far reaching countryside views.
GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS
The property is offered for sale freehold.
Water - Mains
Drainage - Private
Electricity - Mains
Heating - Oil fired central heating
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection
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South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234
Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9JQ.
Tel: 01626 832093
South West Water, Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter, Devon EX2 7WP.
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Tel: 01179 332000.
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