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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Crowthers Hill, Dartmouth, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • A stunning contemporary property with excellent views over the town, River Dart and across the valley. Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, living/ dining room, sitting room, kitchen breakfast room, (truncated)

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Tenure: Freehold

A stunning contemporary property with excellent views over the town, River Dart and across the valley. Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, living/ dining room, sitting room, kitchen breakfast room, study, 5 bedrooms, 4 en suite, bathroom, small garden, enclosed gated parking for several cars.

The historic town of Dartmouth sits at the estuary of the River Dart, arguably one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. The Dart is navigable for about 10 miles up to the market town of Totnes, passing by unspoilt villages and countryside and the wine estate at Sharpham. The town dates back to the 1100s and today has a population of just over 5000. Many of the streets and houses date back to Elizabethan times and are a patchwork of narrow lanes and stone stairways. There are many ancient, listed buildings, including the Butter Walk and the Cherub Inn and the quayside of Baynards Cove which marks the spot from where the Pilgrim Fathers sailed in 1620. Dartmouth, today, is a vibrant place to live, with many good shops, including brnches of Boots, Marks & Spencers Food and a Sainsburys on the outskirts. Local produce, particularly seafood and dairy products, are abundant in specialist shops and delicatessens. Waitrose, Tesco, Sainsburys etc offer home deliveries. Dartmouth is a popular destination for visitors, many arriving by boat. There are a wide range of restaurants, ranging from fine dining to Mitch Tonks Seahorse, to a pukka French bakery and café. Two golf courses are close by, just outside Dartmouth and at Churleston. There is a sports centre and a new indoor swimming pool opens in 2016.
The Flavell Art Centre is open every day and provides an extensive programme of theatre, music and film and regular live links with the National Theatre, Royal Opera House, etc.
The centre is the home of numerous clubs, ranging from the NADFAS, Q3A, to bridge, pilates and dance. Dartmouth has 3 marinas and boat moorings are available from the harbour authority. Popular destinations are the Channel Islands, Scilly Islands and France, as well as the Devon and Cornish ports and, of course, the river itself. Blackpool Sands beach is 10 minutes away from the property and there is a magnificent coastal drive from the house to Kingsbridge. Walkers have the choice of the South West Coastal Path, just a few hundred yards from the house, with wonderful views along the coast, or can enjoy the very different scenery on Dartmoor. Totnes is about 11 miles away and is a popular shopping destination. There are regular inter-city trains to London, the Midlands and up to Scotland. The cathedral and university city of Exeter offers extensive shopping, including a John Lewis. Exeter airport is about 1 hour away and there are flights to destinations throughout the UK and mainland Europe.
Distances (approximate)
• Totnes 13 miles
• Kingsbridge 14 miles
• A38 Devon Expressway 20 miles
The Property
An exceptional, light and spacious, detached house with outstanding elevated views over the town, River Dart and Naval College from all the principal rooms. Meticulous attention to detail, high quality fixtures and fittings and a contemporary interior make 56 Crowthers Hill an easy house to move into With oak flooring and creative use of glass, this impressive house
also enjoys multiple level balconies and terraces for entertaining or relaxing. It has gas central heating, with underfloor heating in the kitchen and en-suite bathrooms. The property benefits from a double carport and off road parking for several vehicles, secured by electric wooden gates. It is located in a conservation area, just a short distance from the town centre.
Ground Floor
Entrance hall wood flooring, stairs descend to the lower ground floor and a further staircase rises to the upper floor.
Cloakroom WC, wash basin.
Bedroom 2 A spacious, dual-aspect room with fitted wardrobes, views over the river, underfloor heating.
En-suite bathroom fully tiled, panelled bath with independent hower unit over, WC, heated towel rail, wash basin.
Living/Dining room a wonderfully light, triple aspect room with full-height glazed sliding doors opening to a wrap-around balcony with glass panels, extending to the full length of the property.
Wonderful views over the town and river. Open fireplace with slate hearth, dining area with ample storage space for large table and chairs, two large windows to front aspect, glazed double doors opening to
Kitchen/breakfast room beautifully fitted kitchen with extensive range of eye and base level units with polished stone worktops and Miele appliances. Gas hob and chimney style stainless steel extractor hood above, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven and
grill, steam oven. Double utility cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Bi-fold doors into breakfast area open to the wrap-around balcony. Wood flooring,
door to side of property.
Upper Floor
Stairs rise from the entrance hall. Large indow with obscure glass
on stairwell.
Sitting room a very light, double aspect room flooded with natural light. Two sets of glazed doors opening on to decked balcony with glazed panels and stunning views over the town, to the river. Vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses and skylight window. Wall mounted, contemporary gas fire, double doors open to
Hallway with wood flooring, door to outside offering level access to the parking area.
Study with opaque glazed wall, large picture window with views across the valley to BRNC.
Master bedroom a stunning room dominated by gable end floor to ceiling windows to make the most of the stunning views. Range of fitted wardrobes, underfloor heating.
En-suite beautifully fitted with panelled bath, WC, walk in shower, wash basin and slate flooring.
Lower Ground Floor
Stairs to descending from the entrance hall.
Half landing glazed door leading to lower terrace with balustrade.
From the terrace steps lead down to a decked terrace.
Bedroom 3 with built in wardrobes, town and river views, underfloor heating.
En-suite walk in shower cubicle with glazed door, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail.
Bedroom 5 double bedroom, full height glazed sliding doors
leading to a small terrace with steps leading down to garden, built in cupboard.
Bathroom with panelled bath, independent shower unit above and
wash basin and WC.
Bedroom 4 with views over the river and valley views.
Wooden electric gates open to a paved parking area for several vehicles and a double carport. Steps with raised timber shrub beds lead down to the front door. The steps continue down one side of the property to a private decked terrace extending to the full length of the property. This area is enclosed by hedging with specimen trees and fencing. A mature grape vine grows along one wall. Garden store located beneath steps.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 February 2016

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