4 bedroom detached house for saleStoke Gabriel, South Devon TQ9
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- In popular riverside village
- In quiet cul de sac
- Detached, modernised house
- Conservatory & deck terrace
- Ideal family home
- Totnes 4 miles
- Exeter/Plymouth 26 miles
HOW TO GET THERE TQ9 6SZ. Quick route, narrow lanes: From Totnes take the A385 towards Paignton, after about a mile turn right signposted Stoke Gabriel. Go through Aish and at the top of the next hill take the right fork at Lembury Cross. At the T junction in the village turn right and take the third right into Maddicks Orchard, where the house is the second on the left.
Longer route, wider roads: From Totnes take the A385 to Collaton St Mary. Turn right by The Parkers Arms into Stoke Road. Continue to Stoke Gabriel and turn right into Maddicks Orchard.
STOKE GABRIEL Stoke Gabriel is a popular and sought after village which lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the head of a creek on the River Dart about three miles south-east of Totnes. The older part of the village is in a conservation area near the River and Mill Pool and much of the area is a Coastal Preservation Area. The village has good facilities including a church, primary school, pre-school [2 to 5 yrs], village hall, post office, general stores and two public houses. Buyers see Stoke Gabriel as a lifestyle choice both because of the amenties that it offers and its thriving strong family social life and community spirit, with boating, canoeing and river trips on the River Dart on your doorstep. The village boating association also provides RYA sailing training for children and a year round calendar of boating events.
THE HOUSE In a quiet cul de sac in a popular Dartside village, 2 Maddicks Orchard is a sizeable house ideal for a family, although it could also suit buyers retiring to South Devon or those looking for a holiday home.
Updated and much improved during the sellers' fifteen years ownership, the house has seen a new kitchen and bathroom, replacement windows and gutters and more recently, a new conservatory and a new boiler. It is now a bright modern and well-appointed family house with two reception rooms, the conservatory, four bedrooms and bath and shower rooms. Above the integral double garage is a fifth bedroom, which the owners use as an office.
The outside has seen improvements too. There's a good sized front garden alongside a drive with room to park six cars. Behind the house, the conservatory overlooks an attractive rectangular garden with a large deck terrace.
COVERED PORCH Open fronted, glazed and panelled front door opening to:-
HALL 6' 6" x 16' 4" (2m x 5m) Fitted carpet, radiator, carpeted staircase, coved ceiling.
SITTING ROOM 15' 8" x 12' 9" (4.8m x 3.9m) (NW) Marble fireplace with Queen Anne style mantelpiece and built-in log burner, fitted carpet, coved ceiling, square bay window overlooking front garden, two double radiators.
DINING ROOM 12' 9" x 12' 1" (3.9m x 3.7m) (SE) Fitted carpet, double radiator, coved ceiling, double glazed double doors opening into:-
CONSERVATORY 15' 8" x 8' 2" (4.8m x 2.5m) (SE) Double glazed uPVC Anglian conservatory installed four years ago, oak flooring, double glazed pitched roof, French doors opening onto garden.
KITCHEN 9' 2" x 17' 0" (2.8m x 5.2m) (SE) Kitchen units with hardwood work surfaces and tiled surrounds, circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap and circular drainer, built-in Neff oven/grill, Neff four ring gas hob, built-in Indesit dishwasher, matching wall cupboards with concealed lighting under including glass fronted display cabinet, matching tall cupboards with Samsung American style fridge/freezer with ice maker and ice machine, laminate flooring, coved ceiling, downlighters, double radiator. Archway opening into:-
UTLITY ROOM 8' 6" x 8' 10" (2.6m x 2.7m) (SE & SW) Floor units matching those in the kitchen with 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, space and plumbing for washer and dryer, matching wall cupboards one housing the Baxi EcoBlue heat 18 gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water, single radiator, laminate wooden flooring, coved ceiling, double glazed back door. Door to Garage.
CLOAKROOM Wash basin and WC, both with tiled surround and built-in cupboards, fitted carpet, radiator, coved ceiling, extractor fan.
LANDING (NW) Fitted carpet, radiator, airing cupboard with double doors, fitted shelves, lagged hot water tank with electric immersion heater, central heating time switch.
BEDROOM 12' 9" x 11' 5" (3.9m x 3.5m) (NW) Fitted carpet, single radiator, excellent range of oak fronted fitted wardrobes and drawers along one wall.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM (NE) Fully tiled shower room with tiled shower cubicle with screen doors, wash basin in hardwood framed unit with shelf and drawers underneath, WC, tiled floor, chrome verticle towel rail, shaving point.
BEDROOM 12' 9" x 10' 5" (3.9m x 3.2m) (SE) Fitted carpet, radiator, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.
BATHROOM (SE) Fully tiled bathroom with suite of bath with shower unit, wash basin set in vanity unit with cupboards underneath, WC, tiled floor, vertical towel rail.
BEDROOM 11' 5" x 10' 9" (3.5m x 3.3m) (SE) Fitted carpet and radiator.
BEDROOM 10' 9" x 8' 6" (3.3m x 2.6m) (NW) Fitted carpet, radiator, built in wardrobe, door to...
STUDY/BEDROOM 5 20' 0" x 8' 10" (6.1m x 2.7m) (SE) Converted from the roofspace above part of the garage. Fitted carpet, 4 Velux roof windows, eaves storage.
INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 0" x 0' 0" (5.5m x 0m) plus 2.9 x 1.2 Integral double garage with concrete floor, two up and over doors, light and power and dividing wall in the middle.
OUTSIDE In front of the house a tarmac drive has room to park up to six vehicles, and the grassed front garden has shrub borders. To one side of the house is a timber garden shed, log store and paving and behind is a deck and sun terrace (with concrete plinth underneath installed for hot tub with electricity and water points). The back garden [about 14m x 6.12 excluding deck and conservatory] is grassed with shrub borders and with a raised border in one corner.
SERVICES All mains services connected. Gas boiler in a cupboard in the Utility Room.
USEFUL INFORMATION Go to http://www.southhams.gov.uk for information about council tax, location, development boundaries, recycling etc. Type TQ9 6SZ in the box under 'Where You Live' [bottom right corner] and select 2 Maddicks Orchard from the list.
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