3 bedroom detached house for saleIvybridge Road, Ermington, Ivybridge, Devon
Guide Price £675,000
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- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Award winning architect design
- Beautiful gardens
- High specifications
Ivy Cottage is a stone cottage with a modern timber addition creating a spacious family house. This stunning contemporary home was built for the current owners by a local architect. The air source heat pump providing hot water and underfloor heating, together with exceptional levels of insulation and an eco-roof surface, make this a very economical home to run.
The accommodation has been finished to the highest of standards, with an imaginative use of modern materials including glulam beams, slate flooring and a large pivoting door providing access to the terrace. Feature internal walls have been built to replicate the cottage exterior and the space has a feeling of continuity between the old and the new.
The accommodation comprises of a spacious open plan living area with slate flooring, a vaulted ceiling and a fire pit set in a modern cylindrical fireplace and a large pivoting door to the terrace, a kitchen with wooden fitted units, integrated appliances and a breakfast bar topped with polished granite surfaces, a mezzanine office level accessed by a uniquely designed set of stairs by the architect, a utility room and cloakroom. Three bedrooms lie behind a curved wall of brushed beech ply with exterior access from the hall to the terrace. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a stand-alone bath and a walk in dressing cupboard. The two further bedrooms both have ensuite shower rooms.
Ivy Cottage in a peaceful and private location set back from the country lane, close to the village of Ermington. The market town of Ivybridge is only around 2 miles away where there is a wide range of day to day facilities and a railway station situated on the main line linking Penzance to London Paddington.
For those with a lively interest in sporting and leisure activities Dartmoor National Park and the South Devon beaches are close at hand. Country pursuits such as fishing, riding and shooting are well provided for. Walkers, climbers and week-end ramblers have a huge choice of open countryside to explore.
The historic naval port of Plymouth is 12 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 Tanners and The Barbican Kitchen and there is the River Cottage Canteen at Royal William Yard.
Communication links are excellent with the A38 easily accessible and offering easy access to the M5 at Exeter. There are frequent rail services from Plymouth to London Paddington, taking just over two hours, and Exeter International Airport offers an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including 2 flights a day to London City Airport.
Ivy Cottage is approached off the lane onto a gravelled parking area for several cars to the front of the house, surrounded by stone walls. The house is surrounded by a large garden mainly laid to lawn and surrounded by established trees and hedging. A paved terrace is accessed from the open plan living space and provides a perfect spot for alfresco dining and drinks. To the rear of the garden runs a stream with an architect designed brick and slate bridge across to a further lawned garden, with views over the surrounding countryside.
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