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Buckfastleigh, Devon








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Key features

  • Beautiful Grade II Listed Town House
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen with AGA
  • Private, away Garden
  • Period features
  • Freehold


DESCRIPTION Embrace the unique charm of this beautiful Grade II Listed Town House, dating back to the 1800s. Behind its imposing exterior lies characterful accommodation, offering timeless elegance. This charming home blends modern inclusions with original and period features such as window shutters, doors and door surrounds, fireplaces and natural wood floors.

LOCATION Buckfastleigh is situated on the edge of Dartmoor National Park and about a mile from the A38, offering easy access to both Plymouth, Exeter and the M5. This pretty little market town is home to a selection of shops, cafes and pubs. There is a medical centre, an outdoor swimming pool, a church and two primary schools. Secondary schools are situated in the nearby towns of Ashburton (about 3 miles) and Totnes (about 6 miles). Both towns offer an extensive range of independent shops and Totnes is home to a mainline railway station, providing access to London in just over 2.5 hours. The South Devon coastline and Dartmoor National Park offer miles of rugged beauty and a vast array of outdoor pursuits.

ACCOMMODATION Set back from the street, Leat House makes an immediate impression on visitors.

The property is approached over a pedestrian footbridge , passing over a small leat with covered veranda and railing surrounds

There is space to sit out to the front and enjoy the street scene. beneath the glazed roof veranda clad with wisteria.

Full length sash window with working shutters greet you on entering the SITTING ROOM. There is also a period fireplace with cast-iron grate and timber surround as well as built-in storage cupboards to either side of the fireplace. Cross the HALLWAY and you enter in to the second RECEPTION ROOM, again benefiting from stunning full height sash window with working shutters and cast-iron fireplace with marble surround. There are also wall alcoves either side of the fireplace with built-in storage cupboards and open-fronted book/display shelving.

The rear LIVING ROOM has a window to the rear, wooden flooring and a modern, stylish fireplace with wood burning stove. Being a sociable space, ideal for entertaining, as the KITCHEN sits off.

The KITCHEN is fitted with white gloss fronted floor and wall units with contrasting dark blue patterned work tops. There is an integrated dishwasher, electric oven and duck egg blue AGA - which completes this space beautifully.

A back door gives access to the rear patio area and pathway which winds past the adjoining property and takes you to the garden.

Four well proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom as well as separate cloakroom are laid out to the first floor of the house.

The principal BEDROOM has built-in storage and wardrobes. Whilst the BATHROOM is fitted with a modern white suite of bath with shower end and wall mounted shower with glazed screen, pedestal wash basin and WC.

Two BEDROOMS sit to the rear, whilst two BEDROOMS enjoy an outlook over the front elevation. The CLOAKROOM sits off the half landing.

Head back downstairs and to the rear garden and enjoy the sun from your private sheltered garden.


OUTSIDE Time to explore the garden, well stocked with plants and designed with ease of maintenance.

The good sized is located behind the neighbour's property, not directly behind Leat House, and accessed by a shared path to the rear.

There is also a rear shared pedestrian access leading to Bossell Road.

There is a public car park just a short distance along Plymouth Road with annual parking permits, subject to availability. 

SERVICES All mains services are connected.  

THE FINER DETAILS Tenure - Freehold
Council Tax - Band E
EPC - Exempt

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Viewings are strictly by appointment with the award winning estate agents, Sawdye & Harris, at their Dartmoor Office -
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If there is any point, which is of particular importance to you with regard to this property then we advise you to contact us to check this and the availability and make an appointment to view before travelling any distance. 

PLEASE NOTE Prior to a sale being agreed and solicitors instructed, prospective purchasers will be required to produce identification documents to comply with Money Laundering regulations.

We may refer buyers and sellers through our conveyancing panel. It is your decision whether you choose to use this service. Should you decide to use any of these services that we may receive an average referral fee of £100 for recommending you to them. As we provide a regular supply of work, you benefit from a competitive price on a no purchase, no fee basis. (excluding disbursements).

We also refer buyers and sellers to our mortgage broker. It is your decision whether you choose to use their services. Should you decide to use any of their services you should be aware that we would receive an average referral fee of up £250 from them for recommending you to them.

You are not under any obligation to use the services of any of the recommended providers, though should you accept our recommendation the provider is expected to pay us the corresponding Referral Fee.  


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Buckfastleigh, Devon

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Sawdye & Harris, Ashburton

19 East Street Ashburton TQ13 7AF

Sawdye & Harris, Ashburton

As long established Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in Ashburton, Chudleigh and Moretonhampstead, we pride ourselves on offering a friendly, professional service tailored to meet and exceed our clients' expectations.

We are specialists with property for sale and to let in Ashburton, Chudleigh and Moretonhampstead, and right across the Dartmoor National Park and the Teign Valley. We also have property to let in Dartmoor and the Teign Valley and are specialist a

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