6 bedroom detached house for saleLuton, Chudleigh, Newton Abbot, Devon
Guide Price £925,000
- Grade II Listed
- 4 Reception rooms
- 6 Bedrooms
- 3631 sq ft
- 5.8 acres
- Virtual Tour
The Mill is a Grade II Listed former water mill set in the pretty hamlet of Luton. Now a beautiful and
spacious thatched family home, the house retains many period features including exposed beams, the mill wheel in the drawing room and the mill
stone in the pretty cottage garden. The property has been updated over more recent years with oak flooring, an oak staircase and the addition of an attached one bedroom cottage.
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of an entrance porch with a brick floor; and a stable door leading thorough to an inner hall, a large drawing room with exposed beams, the original mill wheel, oak floors and an inglenook open fireplace with stone wall feature, a snug with a window seat; an inglenook fireplace and bread oven, a bright kitchen/breakfast room with fitted wooden units, slate floor, butler sink and an oil fired Aga, a utility room, wet room and a spiral staircase leading up to a study.
On the first floor is a galleried landing, the master
bedroom, with an ensuite shower room and access to a patio at the rear of the house, and a further bedroom with an ensuite bathroom featuring a stand-alone claw foot bath. On the second floor are three further double bedrooms, one with French doors and a Juliet balcony, and a family bathroom.
Attached to the main house is a one bedroom cottage. Approached off the garden the cottage comprises of an open plan sitting room with a wood burning stove; and kitchen with wooden fitted units, butler sink and integrated appliances, a spacious bedroom and ensuite bathroom. The cottage has previously been used as additional living space for visitors and family, but would make an ideal holiday let for additional income.
The Mill is set in the picturesque hamlet of Luton, surrounded by rolling Devon countryside, and
perfectly positioned between Dartmoor National
Park and the beautiful Devon coastline. The well- known gastro pub, The Elizabethan, is a short walk away.
Teignmouth, just 3 miles away, is situated on the north bank of the River Teign estuary and has a good range of recreational and shopping facilities,
including a Waitrose, and a number of schools,
including Trinity School, Teignmouth Community College and Hazeldown Primary School.
Just 4 miles away is the historic town of Chudleigh, which has a good range of local shops, a delicatessen, a primary school and other everyday facilities. The town centre of Newton Abbot is approximately 6 ½ miles away with schools, shops, restaurants, cafes, a weekly market and mainline train station.
Exeter, approximately 12 miles away, offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping and restaurants, including John Lewis and a Waitrose supermarket. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter, whilst
the University is recognised as one of the best in the country.
Communication links are excellent with the A38,
Devon Expressway, making Plymouth easily accessible and offering easy access to the
M5 at Exeter. There are frequent rail services from Newton Abbot and Exeter St David's 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.
The Mill is approached off the lane through a five bar gate onto a large parking and turning area for several cars and garaging. Access to the house is through the utility room.
A pedestrian gate from the lane provides access to the main entrance and a pretty cottage garden with gravelled pathways, reclaimed sleeper steps and flowering beds. The former mill stone has been turned into a water feature adjacent to a gravelled seating area and terrace. An area of lawn surrounded by hedging lies to the front of the seating area and a Victorian style greenhouse to the side. A pergola path and steps, covered with honeysuckle, lead up to the gently sloping garden and orchard with established trees including apples and pears and a wildflower area. A seating area enjoys beautiful views of the surrounding rolling countryside. A further path leads down to a vegetable patch with fruit trees and compost area.
To the rear of the house are a number of terraces and seating areas. A large paved terrace is found adjacent to the original mill pond with the mill rill providing running water and a peaceful backdrop, ideal for alfresco dining and drinks.
The first paddock, approximately 3.2 acres, is accessed from the garden and the parking area and has water connected and a field shelter. The second paddock, approximately 2.6 acres, is accessed via a five bar gate along the lane, has access to the brook and a further field shelter.
The Mill benefits from a number of outbuildings
including a stone store to the rear of the house, a barn with two loose boxes, a hay store/ store room and three car ports. There is also a gardeners shed.
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