Elm Tree Drive, Stoke Gabriel
- Detached modern house
- Four bedrooms
- Large open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area
- Master bedroom en suite
- Family bathroom
- Utility room
- Green energy installations
- Far reaching countryside views
- Sought after Cavanna Homes small development
- Hugely popular village location of Stoke Gabriel
DESCRIPTION The property is entered on the ground floor via the newly fitted glass weather porch and Upvc entrance door. The porch cleverly protects from the elements without interrupting the views to beyond. Inside the hallway has wood effect Karndean flooring which extends upstairs throughout the living areas and down the stairs. The stairs have been upgraded with oak hand rails with brushed steel fittings.
The first floor living accommodation comprises a hugely spacious open plan living/dining room and kitchen with a separate utility room and cloakroom. The open plan area has a very large picture window with a door to access the raised balcony/terrace area at the front of the property, which has glass balustrading, perfect for al fresco dining/entertaining and to enjoy the far reaching countryside views from the front of the house over a dedicated open space and towards the Dart Valley. With windows on all four aspects the area is flooded with natural light throughout the day. The luxury fitted kitchen benefits from many upgrades. Fitted with a range of wall and floor cabinets in an Azure Blue high gloss finish, with integral appliances including a fridge and frost free freezer and a Bosch eye level catalytic self cleaning oven and Bosch ceramic hob. With quartz worktops and breakfast bar and a double bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with pull out mixer tap with spray feature, which completes this stylish kitchen.
The utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, also has additional storage in units to match the kitchen. A door from the utility room leads into the first floor cloakroom.
The lower ground floor accommodation comprises four bedrooms, three of which are doubles and a single. The main bedroom has a luxurious en suite shower room, with double shower tray with glass screen, WC and hand basin. All of the bedrooms have been upgraded with fitted wardrobes with mirror sliding doors for all your clothes storage requirements. The main bedroom and bedroom two, feature a French door out to the garden. Bedroom three has access to a large under stairs storage cupboard.
The family bathroom fitted in a white suite comprises a bath with shower over and glass shower screen panel, with WC and hand basin.
There is access to the rear garden from the lower ground floor via the back door which is fully glazed and leads out to the side patio terrace.
Outside to the rear of the property the garden has been newly landscaped and laid mainly to lawn. Borders have been created and planted with a variety of shrubs. The patio terrace to the side of the property is totally secluded and spacious for dining outside or sunbathing.
To the front of the property there are two generous parking spaces and another planted garden border which sits just below the raised balcony terrace.
All Venetian and Vertical blinds are included in the sale and the solid rosewood dining furniture shown could be included at a negotiable price.
GREEN ENERGY The property has Solar Thermal and Solar Photo Voltaic panels installed on the roof. The Solar Thermal unit works in conjunction with a highly efficient gas boiler to produce a constant supply of hot water at 60 degrees. The Solar PV panels generate over 5 mega watts of electricity per year resulting in a reduction in CO2 emission of 5 million tons. The electricity not consumed is exported to the National Grid. Under the current Octopus Energy tariff, approximately £375 in export payments was earned to the year to April. These payments offset the combined electricity and gas charges, producing a net annual energy bill for the house of approximately £260.
BROADBAND Stoke Gabriel benefits from fibre optic broadband connection, essential for those working from home and modern living, Elm Tree Drive achieves a download speed of 72.88 Mb with 10.85Mb upload.
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 and good bus services from the village to Paignton and Totnes. Buyers see Stoke Gabriel as a lifestyle choice both because of the amenities 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.
TOTNES The unique and charming market town of Totnes sits above the River Dart in the heart of the South Hams. The town is one of Devon's gems, the birthplace of the Transition Town movement in England and nominated in British Airways' HighLife magazine as one of the world's top ten funky towns. Full of colour and character, its atmosphere is cosmopolitan with a West Country flavour and those looking for history, alternative therapies and beautiful countryside will find it in and around Totnes. The town is said to have more listed buildings per head of the population than anywhere else in Britain. With a twice-a-week market and full of small independent shops, it's well-known for ethical products, wholefoods and fair trade goods. It is the second oldest borough in England, with an ancient Guildhall and Church, a Norman Castle and its North and East Gates. There is a well-regarded community college and a mainline railway station and Dartmoor, the South Hams and many of its fine beaches are within easy reach.
SERVICE CHARGE There is an annual service charge for communal areas of approximately £200 per annum.
VIEWINGS Viewings strictly by appointment only. Please contact Luscombe Maye on .
DIRECTIONS - From Totnes proceed along the A385 towards Collaton St Mary, at Longcombe Cross turn right towards Aish. Continue on this road through Aish and take the right hand turning after Lembury Meadows onto Aish Road, follow this road until you get to the T junction and turn left onto Paignton Road, then take the third right hand turning into Ford Way. Follow the road around to the right and up the hill. Elm Tree Drive is located on the left hand side at the top. The property is on the left.
- From Paignton follow the A385 towards Totnes at The Parkers Arms pub take the left hand turning onto Stoke Road and follow it for approximately 2.5 miles into Stoke Gabriel. Just after the Stoke Gabriel Garage on the right hand side, turn left into Ford Way. Follow the road around to the right and up the hill. Elm Tree Drive is located on the left hand side at the top. The property is on the left.
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Elm Tree Drive, Stoke Gabriel
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Paignton Station3.0 miles
- Totnes Station3.7 miles
- Torquay Station5.0 miles
About the agent
Luscombe Maye sells all types of property from tiny flats to coastal estates across the South Hams.
Over 140 years in the business hasn't just given us well over a century of experience in the Residential Sales Market, it has also taught us that both clients and customers appreciate a warm welcome and a friendly, professional service.
Our Totnes office is right in the centre of the town just below the Eastgate arch.
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