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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ermington, Ivybridge, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Orangery
  • Master bedroom suite
  • 3 further double bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Range of stone barns
  • Excellent equestrian facilities with modern stables and lovely views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Road: The A38 expressway is about 4 miles from
the property and connects to the M5 motorway
network (J31) at Exeter, to provide a link to the
midlands and north of England. The M5
connects with the M4 North of Bristol to provide
motorway access to London.
Railway: Plymouth and Totnes railway, both
about 13 miles, provide access to London, the
Midlands, North of England and Scotland, as well
as local services. There is also a service running
from Ivybridge.
Air: Exeter airport offers a number of national
and continental flights.
Ferries: Cross Channel ferry services operate
from Plymouth to Brittany and Santander,
Northern Spain.
Distances (approximate)
• Plymouth 13 miles • Ashburton 13 miles
• Exeter 35 miles
Golf: There are golf courses at Wrangaton
(4 miles), Stover (21 miles), Thurleston
(11 miles), Bigbury (10 miles) and Dartmouth
(20 miles).
Fishing: There is fishing on the River Avon and
River Dart, as well as along the South Devon coast
and on the Yealm Estuary (6 miles).
Racing: Newton Abbot (22 miles) and Exeter
(25 miles).
Riding and walking: In surrounding countryside
Addistone enjoys a private yet accessible position,
with wonderful views over the Flete valley in an
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The charming
village of Ermington provides a church, school,
restaurant and green. The Georgian towns of
Modbury and Ivybridge (about 3 miles) offer a
good range of every day shopping facilities,
together with a large leisure centre. The highly
accredited Ivybridge Community College nearby
specialises in sports, science/mathematics and
more recently in languages.
The naval town of Plymouth, approximately 13
miles to the west, has a wide range of educational,
recreational, shopping and cultural facilities,
including the Theatre Royal which attracts a
number of national opera, ballet and theatrical
companies. Plymouth also has a good range of
independent schools including Plymouth College
for boys and girls of all ages.
The cathedral city and county town of Exeter
(approximately 35 miles) has a number of
independent schools, a fine university and
excellent cultural facilities, including the
Northcott Theatre. The main retail centre for
Exeter, Princesshay, offers a wide range of shops,
restaurants and cafes.
and Dartmoor National Park (4 miles).
Sailing, bathing and other water sports:
Along the South Devon coastline particularly at
the popular town of Salcombe (16 miles), with
Mothercombe beach (3 miles) and Burgh Island
(10 miles).
The Property
The property, although not listed, has much
character and charm and offers well-proportioned
accommodation. With no immediate neighbours,
the property presents itself perfectly for those
with equestrian interests or as a smallholding.
Traditional and modern outbuildings provide
ample storage, stabling and garage space, while
professionally landscaped gardens provide
numerous areas in which to sit and enjoy the very
fine views. There is direct access onto
approximately 4.5 acres of land, which offers
excellent pasture paddock land.
The Accommodation
The accommodation consists of entrance porch
door to hall, doors to principal reception rooms
and a passage leading to the rear. Door to
downstairs cloakroom. Sitting Room with
striking stone fireplace with wood burner inset
on slate hearth and double doors into the
orangery and the dining room. The orangery
was installed a couple of years ago and provides
a superb year round room. There are lovely views
over the gardens and grounds to the rear of the
property, with views beyond the paddocks to the
neighbouring countryside. Double doors open
onto a terrace. The kitchen/dining room, with
traditional farm house style kitchen built around
an Aga range, has an extensive range of bespoke
cupboards, custom built from reclaimed pine,
with fitted dresser units, an electric oven, hob
and refrigerator. An archway opens into the
dining room which, like the kitchen, has a
window looking on to the walled garden.
Utility/laundry room, range of cupboards and
work surfaces, space for the appropriate
appliances. Boot room with large built in
cupboards. Study/family room currently used
partly as an additional reception room and partly
as a study. Cloakroom, wash basin and WC.
First Floor
Landing, running full length of the house with
views over the neighbouring and surrounding
countryside. Master bedroom suite with
dressing room fitted with wardrobe cupboards.
En-suite bathroom with panel bath, separate
shower, WC and washbasin. 3 further double
bedrooms, 2 with fitted wardrobes. Family
bathroom large bathroom with panelled bath,
WC, bidet and wash basin. Separate shower.
The property is approached via a private drive
leading to a large parking area. From here there
is immediate access to the house, ménage and
outbuildings. To the front of the house there is a
stone walled garden with many mature shrubs.
A lovely pergola on one wall is covered in
jasmine, wisteria, clematis and roses creating a
lovely feature as well as a charming area in which
to sit. The garden is beautifully and
professionally landscaped providing a fusion of
colour throughout the year, while terraced areas
provide the ideal venue for al-fresco dining.
Extensive lawns are complemented by mature
borders and a large pond, together with some
fabulous willows and other mature trees. Views
are enjoyed from all parts of the gardens, as well
as over the wooded Flete valley, where there is an
abundance of wildlife to be seen.
There are a series of small storage outbuildings,
including a large stone barn and a large timber
built barn which, subject to planning consent,
could be converted to provide 2 or even 3
residential holiday units. To the front of these
outbuildings there is a concrete apron for the ease
of handling stock. This runs around to a small
yard, where there is a separate small paddock
and a modern stable block with adjoining
large double garage. The land extends to
approximately 4.5 acres (1.82 hectares). It is
contained in several paddocks with one additional
small handling paddock adjoining the yard.
The land is level or gently sloping and is mostly
south facing. The fenced menage adjoins the
land. Lastly, there is a productive vegetable
garden and composting area.

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04 July 2016

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