Higher Island, Blackawton

Reduced on 31/01/2020
Jean Goodman, Kingsbridge
Detached Bungalow

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

With panoramic views across distant countryside and glimpses of the sea, this light and airy detached bungalow offers a large garage and ample parking and is set in well maintained and generously proportioned gardens in a quiet and attractive South Devon village. The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, three double bedrooms, bathroom and utility room. This attractive property has been well maintained by its present owner with a recently replaced oil fired central heating boiler and radiators and many other new features. The picturesque village of Blackawton is just six miles from the coastal town of Dartmouth and a short drove from Totnes with its mainline railway station. The village, with its active community has a church, pub, community shop, primary school and village hall and is particularly famous for its annual International Festival of Worm Charming.

A partly glazed front door with window to the side leads into the

Entrance Hall
An irregularly shaped hall with airing cupboard, full height built in storage cupboard, access to the partly boarded loft and doors to all principal rooms.

Sitting/Dining Room
A light and spacious L shape room with full height windows and sliding doors to the front giving panoramic views across the front garden to countryside beyond and the distant sea. The room benefits from a fireplace with stone hearth and wood burning stove and wall lights. The dining area has further wall lights, a large window overlooking a lawn to the side and ample space for a family sized dining table. A door leads to the

With window to the rear aspect, the kitchen is fitted with a range of cream, Shaker style wall and floor units with timber work surfaces, a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, painted timber panel splashbacks, ceramic hob with electric oven below, integrated dishwasher and doors to the utility room and hall.

Bedroom One
A large double bedroom with a range of fitted wardrobes with dressing unit to one wall and a window to the front allowing distant countryside views,

Bedroom Two
Another double bedroom with window overlooking a pretty garden with patio to the side.

Bedroom Three
A third double bedroom also with window to the side aspect.

With obscured window to the rear, the bathroom has part panelled walls and is fitted with a white suite comprising a panel bath with tiled splashback with shower over and glass screen, a large wash basin mounted atop a cabinet with mirror and light above, WC, ladder style heated towel rail and extractor fan.

Utility Room
Fitted with floor units to match the kitchen and a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, the utility room is fully glazed to the rear wall with sliding glass doors giving access to the garden. An oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water and Megaflo insulated hot water tank have recently been fitted to one end of the room.

The spacious garage has power, light, an electric roller door and pedestrian door and window to the rear.

The property is situated on a large corner plot with a drive which provides parking for a number of vehicles. The gardens, which are well enclosed, wrap around the house, the larger area being to the front which is mostly laid to lawn with attractive and well planted shrub and perennial beds and a circular patio. To the left of the property is a further lawn with a path leading to a private seating area with flower and shrub beds situated to catch the afternoon sun. The path leads on to the rear to a gravelled area and raised lawn with further planting and a pine tree. This lawn extends further round the house where the path rejoins the front garden.

Agent`s Note
A planning application, now expired, was approved to convert the garage into a dressing room and en-suite with the addition of a workshop and detached double garage. Higher Island is an unadopted road.

Council Tax
Council Tax Band E (South Hams District Council)

Energy Rating
EPC Band E

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Central heating is oil fired.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.


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Higher Island, Blackawton

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Totnes Station6.4 miles

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Jean Goodman, Kingsbridge

109 Fore Street Kingsbridge TQ7 1AB

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