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7 bedroom character property for sale

Ermington, Devon, PL21

Sold STC £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious and welcoming
  • Grade II listed country house
  • 7 bedrooms
  • Range of traditional barns with potential
  • 12 acres of lawned gardens, grounds and paddocks
  • Amenity wildlife lake
  • Small area of woodland
  • Further land and outbuildings available

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION
East Worthele is quietly set approximately 1.5 miles from the popular and unspoilt village of Ermington set amid delightful Devon countryside. The village has a thriving community together with a popular primary school with outstanding ofsted report, parish church, public house, hotel and two restaurants. Ermington is ideally situated to enjoy the benefits of living in the glorious South Hams with Dartmoor and the coastline within easy reach. Plymouth is only a short drive away and offers 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. The town centre of Ivybridge is approximately 1. 5 mile away with local shops, supermarket, bank, health centres, dentists, veterinary surgeries, public houses and an ofsted outstanding, community college.
Approximately 2.5 miles away is the Georgian town of Modbury which is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounded with rolling hills, wooded glades and winding country lanes. The town is well supplied with many independent food shops, art and gift shops, a bank along with warm and inviting inns and restaurants. The town has a health centre, opticians, dentist and veterinary surgery as well as a parish church and an exceptional primary school. Some 8 miles away is Kingsbridge with a more comprehensive range of shops and services and the rugged splendour of Dartmoor is only 3 miles away. Situated in the South Hams, the South Devon coastline offers many beautiful unspoilt beaches and coastal walks, with the beautiful golden sands of Wonwell, Bigbury on Sea, Bantham and Salcombe only a short drive away.

RECREATION
Horse riding & Walking - Horse riding is accessible via bridleways and country lanes in the area. Dartmoor is approximately 3 miles to the north and offers further opportunities for walking or riding whilst taking in the rugged and picturesque views.
Water - Sailing is available at Plymouth, Newton Ferrers, Salcombe, Dartmouth and various other harbours along the south coast. There are a delightful range of beaches on the south and north coasts. Fishing locations are available throughout Devon and Cornwall.
Golf - Golf courses can be found at Staddiscombe, Plympton, Bigbury, Stover, Saltash, Yelverton, Tavistock and at the renowned St Mellion International Resort.

COMMUNICATIONS
Road - The A38 from Ivybridge provides easy access to Plymouth, Exeter and the M5.
Rail - Regular intercity services operate from nearby Totnes, Exeter and Plymouth to London.
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 International Airport offers flights to numerous European destinations. Newquay Airport offers flights to numerous destinations including London Gatwick.

THE PROPERTY
East Worthele farmhouse provides spacious and welcoming characterful family accommodation. The 7 bedroom house is Grade II listed and dates back to the early 16th Century and retains many of its original features with slate flagstone floors and fireplaces. Set in private lawned gardens with an outdoor heated swimming pool and far reaching panoramic views. A range of useful traditional barns provide storage, garaging, stable loose boxes, livestock accommodation and potential for conversion. Set in 12 acres of gardens grounds, paddocks and a small area of amenity woodland with a wildlife lake. A further 20 acres of quality land and buildings and 3 acres of woodland with river frontage and fishing on the River Erme are available by separate negotiation.

THE ACCOMMODATION
Kitchen Breakfast Room: 5.12m x 5.10m (16'10 x 16'9)
Dining Room: 6.16m max x 4.87m (20'3 max x 16')
Sitting Room: 4.84m x 4.29m (15'11 x 14'1)
Utility Room: 5.12m x 2.78m (16'10 x 9'1)
Tack/Boot Room: 5.13m x 3.75m (16'10 x 12'4)
Cloakroom: 1.67m x 1.39m (5'6 x 4'7)
Conservatory: 7.45m x 2.83m (24'5 x 9'3)
Gym/Pool Room: 4.86m x 3.62m
On the First Floor
Bedroom 5: 5.02m x 3.31m (16'6 x 10'10)
Bedroom 3: 5.10m x 3.84m (10'4 x 6'4)
Family Bathroom: 3.14m x 1.93 (10'4 x 6'4)
Bedroom 4: 5.04m x 3.78m (16'6 x 12'5)
Study/Bedroom 2: 6.14m x 5.13m (20'2 x 16'10)
Bedroom 1: 6.87m max x 4.82m (22'6" x 15'10)
Stairs down to the Ground Floor
Ensuite Bathroom: 4.79m x 4.43m (15'9 x 14'6)
Cloakroom: 2.78m x 1.58m max (9'1 x 5'2)
Wine Store: 2.66m x 2.10m (8'9 x 6'11)
On the Second Floor
Bedroom 6: 4.66m x 3.45m (15'3 x 11'4)
Bedroom 7: 4.18m x 3.50m (13'9 x 11'6)

OUTSIDE
Above the Gym/Pool Room: 4.86m x 3.62m (15'11 x 11'11)
Traditional Barn/Store: 4.33m x 3.69m (14'2 x 12'1)
Store Room: 2.25m x 1.87m (8'4 x 6'2)
Store: 3.69m x 3.21m (12'1 x 10'6)
Barn/Store: 3.67m x 3.67m (12' x 12')
Loft above: 3.67m x 3.67m (12' x 12')

Traditional Barn: 23.22m x 6.15m (76'2" x 20'2")
A two-storey traditional stone barn under a pitched double Roman tiled roof.

Linhay Barn: 12.40m x 7.7m (40'8" x 25'3")
Of traditional stone construction under a pitched Roman tiled roof with a:

Lean-to Livestock/General Purpose Building: 11.62m x 6.97m (38'1" x 22'10")
Of timber framed construction with timber and Yorkshire board cladding under a mono-pitched box profile sheet roof.

GARDENS & GROUNDS
Accessed from the quiet parish lane, a gated entrance opens onto a gravelled parking and turning area to the rear of the house flanked by the traditional barns and a gated pedestrian access leads to the courtyard at the rear of the house. To the front of the house is a lawned ha-ha which is adjacent to the land. To the easterly aspect of the house is an enclosed lawned garden with flowerbed borders, central paved patio, Outdoor heated swimming pool: 10.67m x 4.57m (35' x 15'), heated by an Air Pump. To the westerly aspect of the house is a large walled garden which is mainly laid to lawns and interspersed with a variety of apple and plum trees and specimen flowering shrubs and trees with vegetable beds, fruit cage and greenhouse.

THE LAND
The house sits in approximately 11 acres of pastureland in 3 conveniently sized paddocks, enclosed within traditional Devon bank hedging with post & wire fencing. There is a nature/wildlife area planted with mature deciduous native trees, a timber Summerhouse and amenity lake, which attracts a variety of wildlife including Moorhens, Mallard and Canada Geese. In the spring months, a carpet of bluebells, snowdrops and daffodils provide an array of colour, enhancing this attractive feature. The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and the entitlements will be transferred to the purchaser in accordance with the rural payments agency regulations.

YARD, BUILDINGS & LAND OPTION
Situated just across the lane is a useful collection of farm/general purpose buildings surrounding a concreted yard and 20 acres of quality pasture/Arable land. The land and buildings provide opportunities for a multitude of uses including equine and agricultural use with areas suitable for the installation of a sand school arena.

General Purpose/Livestock Building: 22.90m x 13.5m (75'2" x 44'3")
An Atcost building of portal frame construction under a pitched corrugated sheet roof.

Livestock Building: 23.00m x 12.60m (75'6" x 41'4")
Lean-to: 18.50m x 7.40m (60'8" x 24'3")
Of steel portal frame construction under a pitched Box profile sheet roof.

The yard and buildings benefit from a natural water supply and the mains water supply currently terminates just inside the yard and can be connected, if so desired.

THE LAND
The land extends to approximately 20 acres in two enclosures and is currently planted with arable crops giving the flexibility of a rotation with temporary grass, if so required. The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme and the entitlements will be transferred to the purchaser in accordance with the rural payments agency regulations.

WOODLAND OPTION
The amenity woodland extends to approximately 3 acres of native deciduous trees and has riparian frontage on the River Erme.

Tenure
For sale freehold by private treaty.

Services
Water - Private (Established mains connection available)
Drainage - Private
Electricity - Mains
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection
Heating - Oil fired central heating
Swimming Pool Heating - Air Pump

Local Authorities
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234.
Western Power Distribution, Avonbank, Feeder Road, Bristol BS2 0TB. Tel: 01179 332000.
South West Water, Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter, Devon EX2 7WP. Tel: 01392 4466888.

Agent's Notes
None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating, or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only and are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. The image of the harbour within these sales particulars should not be construed as a direct view of the property as it is representative of the location only. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements and wayleaves there may be whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not. All figures are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract.

Viewing Arrangements
Strictly by arrangement with D. R. Kivell & Partners. Tel: 01822 810810

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 May 2016

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  • Ivybridge (1.6 mi)
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01822 810810 Local call rate

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