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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Diptford, Totnes, Devon

Guide Price £895,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Brushford is a delightful property with extensive accommodation in the main house, especially on the ground floor. The house is well-presented and is full of character. There is a two bedroom cottage, ideal for use as a holiday let or family use.

The accommodation comprises of an entrance hall with access to the main living spaces and the indoor pool. A door leads to the inner hall with the main staircase to the first floor and the reception rooms. To the left is the drawing room with a wood burning stove and doors leading through to the study. Two sets of French doors access to the courtyard that the house surrounds. A log room is set off the drawing room with additional access to the rear gardens. To the left of the inner hall is the dining room with a few steps down to the kitchen with fitted wooden units, integrated appliances and an attached breakfast room. A utility room also lies off the kitchen. The indoor swimming pool is surrounded by glass overlooking the gardens. There is a shower room and cloakroom. The plant room is also accessed from the courtyard outside. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and bedroom two has an ensuite bathroom with a shower.

Brushford is set in the popular unspoilt village of Diptford which has a church, parish hall and a well-regarded primary school. The historic market town of Totnes was nominated in British Airways 'HighLife' magazine as one of the world's top ten funky towns! The town has a medieval castle, direct access to the River Dart and offers an eclectic range of shops, including an organic vegetable shop, a specialist record store, an exceptionally well-stocked book shop and many other interesting independent shops. There is a street market twice a week and a monthly food market. There are many good private and state schools within easy reach.

The historic naval port of Plymouth is 6 miles away and offers extensive cultural, recreational and educational facilities including three theatres, Drakes Circus shopping centre, many sporting facilities and a fine university. The Barbican area has retail art galleries, numerous bars and eating places including the Barbican Kitchen and River Cottage Canteen at Royal William Yard. The port has regular cross-Channel ferry services to Brittany and northern Spain. There is also a mainline railway service from Plymouth to London Paddington. The cathedral city and county town of Exeter is approximately 44 miles away with superb shopping, educational and recreational facilities and an international airport with three daily flights to London City airport. The A38 Expressway offers dual carriageway access to Plymouth and Cornwall to the west and Exeter and the M5 motorway to the east.

Brushford is approached via double gates into a car parking area with access to the triple garage and the main house. The property is set around a gravelled courtyard with established trees and a bed of flowering shrubs. The gardens are beautiful and have a stream and a kitchen garden with lots of mature trees in including numerous specimen trees. The 8.4 acres are mainly the paddocks although the garden is a very good size. There are approximately 350 yards of single bank fishing rights along the River Avon.

River House cottage
River House is a detached two bedroom cottage ideal for use as a holiday let or additional family use.

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30 August 2016

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