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Mill Cross, Rattery, South Brent








1,325 sq ft

123 sq m

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Key features

  • Rare development opportunity
  • Detached bungalow with garage
  • Quarter-acre plot with landscaped gardens
  • Newly built summer house
  • Stunning countryside views
  • PP granted REF 1483/22/HHO
  • Nearby schools, pubs and shops
  • Easy access to major transport links
  • Freehold
  • Council tax band D


Detached bungalow in need of redevelopment occupying a quarter acre plot in highly desirable village. EPC Band: E.

Situation - Situated within the parish of Rattery, Rattery being one of Devon's oldest villages and situated within reach of Dartmoor National Park and providing easy access to the A38. Within Rattery is the highly popular Church House Inn gastro pub, together with a vibrant village hall which hosts a wide variety of events. The nearby popular village of Dartington has a primary school, an excellent post office/village store, the famous Dartington retail centre, a 12th Century inn, church and a vibrant community.

The bustling Medieval market town of Totnes is approximately 5 miles away and has a wider range of facilities which include a secondary school, a leisure centre/swimming pool, a unique High Street with many individual shops and boating opportunities on the River Dart.

Description - The Cedars presents a rare opportunity to acquire a well-proportioned detached cedar wood and block bungalow set on a quarter of an acre of picturesque gardens. Boasting a newly built summer house (2019) exuding a cosy wood cabin ambiance with a log burner. This property offers excellent scope for development of either rebuilding or enhancing the existing structure to create your dream home.

Briefly the accommodation is arranged with an entrance hall with storage cupboards leading into an L-shaped sitting / dining room. Adjacent is a well fitted kitchen with access to the rear garden. Off the entrance hall are also two good sized double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The accommodation throughout is filled with an abundance of natural light whilst boating beautiful countryside views.

Outside - One of the main attractions of The Cedars is the peaceful location set in a quarter of an acre of beautifully arranged gardens that wrap around the property. A garage provides storage space, complemented by additional driveway parking. Whether enjoying al fresco dining on the patio or simply basking in the beauty of the outdoors, the expansive garden space offers endless possibilities for relaxation and recreation.

The newly built garden studio (2019) at The Cedars offers a secluded retreat with a rustic cabin ambiance. Its intimate open-plan layout fosters a great place to unwind in comfort. Featuring a well-appointed shower room, a mezzanine level perfect for storage, and tri-fold doors that open out onto an outdoor seating area to reveal views over the neighbouring field and the countryside beyond. This charming space offers versatility, whether as a home office, studio, or a creative hideaway.

Planning Permission - Planning permission (REF 1483/22/HHO) has been granted by South Hams District Council on 30/06/2022 for refurbishment works.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Currently private septic tank but will need to be upgraded by the new purchaser. Multi-fuel wood burner and electric heaters. LPG gas fired cooker. Ultrafast broadband and mobile network providers available.

Agents Note - Due to the construction and condition of the bungalow it is likely to be more suitable for cash purchasers.

Directions - From Totnes take the A385 to Dartington. At Shinners Bridge continue straight on, signposted Plymouth after approximately four miles turn right signposted Rattery. Continue to Mill Cross and carry straight on uphill. Cedars will be found on the left hand side.

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Mill Cross, Rattery, South Brent

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Band: D

Mill Cross, Rattery, South Brent


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  • Totnes Station4.1 miles
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