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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Newton Abbot


Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall, Inner hall, Cloakroom
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Office/study
  • Kitchen & separate utility room
  • Rear entrance porch
  • Four bedrooms - master and bedroom two with en-suite
  • Family bathroom
  • Annexe - lounge, bedroom and shower room - with planning permission for holiday use
  • Approximately 6 acres of woodland

Full description

A detached country home of great character with river frontage, ancillary accommodation with planning permission for holiday use, outbuildings and approximately 6 acres of woodland

12' 0'' x 11' 3 (3.65m x 3.43m)
Radiator. Fitted wardrobes. Natural wood flooring and woodern display. Views over the River Lemon and surrounding woodland.

10' 0'' x 9' 9 (3.05m x 2.97m)
Overlooking gardens with views to the River Lemon and woodland. Door to balcony. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Spacious bathroom which is fully tiled with quality suite comprising of wood panelled bath with folding shower screen. MX Inspiration shower unit. Lower level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Double glazed window to rear aspect. Double panel central heating radiator. Inset spotlighting.

A detached stone and brick rendered building arranged over two floors. External staircase leads to the first floor. The annexe has been recent modernised and creates a superb space, which is ready to start holiday letting.

18' 9'' x 10' 9 (5.71m x 3.27m)
Full range of double glazed windows overlooking open countryside. A recently fitted modern range of kitchen units. Two radiators. Worcester LPG central heating combination boiler. Ceiling timbers. Exposed natural wood flooring. A custom built spiral Dartmoor Oak staircase leads from the sitting room to -

12' 0'' x 10' 0 (3.65m x 3.05m)
Wooden sills. Excellent range of modern oak fronted wall and base level kitchen units with draw stack. Belfast sink. Work surfaces. Glazed display units. Space for dishwasher and space for fridge. Space for range style cooker stainless steel extractor hood. Inset spotlighting. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Fitted breakfast bar with drawers and built in wine rack. Larder cupboard with built in shelving.

11' 3'' x 10' 6 including areas occupied by built in storage cupboards (3.43m x 3.20m)
Approached via door from dining hall. Plumbing for washing machine. Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler. Single bowl stainless steel sink unit. Double oven. Large understairs storage cupboard. Cool, ideal wine store.

Solid Oak door with glass Bullseye panel. Pine panelled ceiling. Storage cupboard.

Wooden flooring with imposing gallery overlooking dining hall. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing unvented hot water cylinder with slated shelving. Double glazed door to balcony.

14' 0'' x 14' 3 (4.26m x 4.34m)
Lovely room overlooking gardens with views of the River Lemon and woodland beyond. Door to balcony. Radiator. Exposed stone wall with wooden display. Built in wardrobe.

12' 3'' x 11' 0 (3.73m x 3.35m)
Views across fields and into woodland beyond. Radiator. Cupboard housing unvented hot water tank for en suites.

Tiled with large shower cubicle. Lower level w/c. Pedestal wash hand basin. Inset spotlights. Radiator. Shaver light.

To the side of the ancillary annexe is a parking area with its own vehicular access suitable for a number of cars. There is planning passed for a double garage and a storeroom/cloakroom with workshop above. There is also a drive approaching the front of the property through a five bar gate which leads to further parking.

The woodland extends to approximately 5.7 acres, is deciduous and mixed broad leaf and is part of the River Lemon Valley Woods. The woods have been declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and are covered by a Tree Preservation Order (TPO). The agents understand that the crop is mainly oak, ash and Beach with some minor species. There is an abundance of flora and the woodland occupies a south and west facing hill rising to approximately 180 feet.

Mains Water. Mains Electricity. Liquid Propane Gas. Private drainage. Connected at time of inspection.

14' 9'' x 10' 9 (4.49m x 3.27m)
Exposed wooden window sills. 3 radiators, wooden door to -

Tiled floor. Shower cubicle with light and extractor fan. Pedestal wash hand basin and lower level w/c. Inset spotlights. Shaver light.


There is a very pleasant, level garden to the front and rear of the summer house. This area also fronts the River Lemon. To the left of the public footpath is a further lawn with flower beds, beyond which is a children's play area with hurdled fences and wood chippings. There is a series of log storage bunkers to the side of the property. To the rear of the property is an additional area where the liquid propane gas tank is kept. There is also a large wooden storage shed.

The summerhouse is of timber construction, is insulated and has electricity and power with drainage connected to the septic tank. The summerhouse comprises of three rooms: ROOM 1 - 15'11 x 11'4/ ROOM 2 - 10'2 x 9'0 ROOM 3 - 7'4 x 6'0 To the rear is a large log store.

Chercombe House was constructed in 1950 and was designed by the avante-garde architect Talbert- Larrington. Continuating the art deco style of the 1930's, Chercombe House epitomises the genre with clean lines, mono pitched roofs and picture windows letting in the light and offering lovely views. With Mansonia wood flooring inside and spacious, practical rooms, Chercombe House is modernism at its best. The front of Chercombe House faces south and has a lovely little garden which borders the River Lemon and is intersected by a public footpath. Mature deciduous woodland rises to the rear of the house and the property benefits from a large, solidly built summer house and ancillary accommodation in a detached cottage tucked away at the rear of the residence. Planning permission has been obtained for occupation of this [annexe] for ?holiday purposes only, for no more than 3 months in any calendar year by any individual occupant, group of individuals or family and shall not be...

Wood front door. Radiator. Part glazed door to -

Wooden flooring. Part glazed door to kitchen. Coat hanging area. Cupboard housing trip switches. Fitted shelving.

Suite comprising lower level w/c. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. Tiled floor. Radiator.

12' 9'' x 11' 0 (3.88m x 3.35m)
Magnificent room with vaulted ceiling and natural wood flooring. Fireplace with wooden surround. Arrow Multi fuel stove and back boiler. Shelving. Wall light points. Full height double glazed window to rear aspect. Wooden sill. Two radiators.

21' 6'' x 12' 3 (6.55m x 3.73m)
Wooden flooring. Large fireplace with Hunter Herald log burning stove with back boiler. 3 radiators. Wooden sills. Door leading to -

9' 6'' x 8' 9 (2.89m x 2.66m)
Exposed stone walling. Radiator. Built in book shelving.

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29 November 2016


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