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6 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Nr Chillington, Kingsbridge

Withdrawn from Market £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Cottage and Annexe
  • 7 bedrooms in total
  • Double Garage and Separate Car
  • Approximately 2 Miles From The Coast
  • Beautiful, stylish living accommodation
  • Proven holiday let potential
  • Great views
  • 1 acre paddock

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge follow the A379 Dartmouth coastal road passing through the villages of West Charleton, Frogmore and Chillington and at Stokenham, turn right at the mini roundabout, signed Beesands. Follow this road, passing the sign off to Beesands, for about 1.5 miles, and take the right hand turn signed Moyson. Proceed for about 0.4 miles and turn right beside the high stone wall. The entrance to Cousens Farm is on the left.  

SITUATION Nestled in the very heart of the rolling countryside of the South Hams is this unique and elegant property offering a charming family home with opportunity to live with extended family or to use as a holiday letting unit.

Cousens Farm is situated in a small historic rural hamlet of Dunstone and is approximately 2 miles from the coast and close to the charming village of South Pool which lies at the head of the beautiful creek, navigable for a few hours around high tide to the rest of the Salcombe Estuary. The village of South Pool has the popular Milbrook Inn, the 13th Century Church and a lively local community.

Cousens Farm is situated about 7 miles from the market town of Kingsbridge with an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities and a high street with many individual shops. The village of Chillington is about 1 mile away with its own shop, Post Office and Health Centre. There is a Primary School in the nearby village of Stokenham and West Charleton with the highly regarded Kingsbridge Community College offering a high level of secondary education.

The property is conveniently situated for access to Salcombe Estuary and the River Dart renowned for their sailing and is also close to the beautiful south Devon coastline with access to rugged headlands and sandy beaches with the coastline traversed by the Devon South Coast Path. The A38 Devon Expressway is about 15 miles distant with links to the M5 at Exeter. There is a mainline railway station at Totnes with regular train service to London and the Midlands. 

DESCRIPTION The property is situated in a convenient location between the towns of Dartmouth and Kingsbridge, nestled in the heart of the South Hams and offers the idyllic country living lifestyle in a beautiful and elegant barn conversion together with holiday cottage and annex.

The main house comprises 3/4 double bedrooms with 3 ensuite bathrooms, a spacious kitchen dining area enjoying beautiful views across the surrounding countryside. Sitting room providing access to the garden and courtyard with multi-fuel stove. The main house also offers a further WC to the ground floor level and a utility room.

The detached cottage offers 2 double bedrooms with light oak vaulted ceilings and exposed roof trusses together with a spacious yet cosy living room with wood burning stove and a open plan kitchen/ dining area with family bathroom. A beautiful south facing conservatory attached to the cottage brings the outdoors inside with a built in BBQ and glass roof.

The annex above the double garage offers a spacious double bedroom/living room, shower room and kitchen area.

On the otherside of the road is a paddock of approximately an acre with an outbuilding and an established vegetable garden.

The property enjoys a level lawned garden with a separate gravelled courtyard area adjoining neighbouring farmland, with many well situated seating areas around the grounds. The property also has a double garage and car port for two vehicle and ample parking. Cousens Farm benefits from LPG central heating and double glazed windows throughout.  


MAIN HOUSE Stable door to: 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Tiled floor, stairs to first floor.  

BEDROOM 4/ STUDY A dual aspect room with views over the courtyard.  

CLOAKROOM WC with high level cistern, pedestal hand basin, under stairs storage area. 

UTILITY ROOM With storage units, plumbing for washing machine, Belfast sink and LPG boiler  

KITCHEN Range of wall and floor units with tiled marble effect worksurfaces with inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps with drainer. Space for tall standing fridge and under counter space for dishwasher, washing machine and freezer, double oven with 5 ring gas hob. LPG fired Aga for cooking.  

DINING AREA With south facing windows overlooking the garden and countryside beyond.  

SITTING ROOM An impressive room with dining area to one end with wooden panelling to walls. Doors to court yard and French door to paved seating area and garden, vaulted ceiling exposed roof trusses. Stunning feature stone fire place with multi-fuel burner.

From the sitting room, stairs lead to: 


MASTER BEDROOM With vaulted ceiling and windows overlooking countryside with built in wardrobes and door to: 

ENSUITE BATHROOM A white suite with stand alone double ended bath with mixer taps, shower cubicle with shower and, low level WC with concealed cistern and storage cupboard behind, two hand basins. Window with plantation blinds overlooking the rolling countryside.

From the entrance hallway stairs lead to 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With built in storage cupboard/ airing cupboard 

BEDROOM 2 Dual aspect room with built in wardrobe. Velux window over courtyard and further window overlooking paddock and fields.  

ENSUITE BATHROOM With corner bath and mixer taps, Corner shower cubicle with electric shower, low level WC and pedestal hand basin. Ladder style heated towel rail.  

BEDROOM 3 Two windows overlooking front aspect. Built-in wardrobe.  

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Corner shower cubicle, pedestal hand basin. 

COTTAGE Part glazed door to:  

CONSERVATORY Timber framed room with tiled floor and glass to walls and ceiling. Built in BBQ area and wall lighting. Stone steps lead to: 

KITCHEN/DINING AREA An open plan kitchen/dining room with a high quality and fully fitted range of wall and floor units with marble effect worksurfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer taps. Electric oven and 4 ring hob, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge.  

FAMILY BATHROOM A white 3 piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal hand basin and panelled bath with electric shower over. Under stair storage area.  

LIVING ROOM With feature stone fire place with slate hearth with inset multi-fuel stove and window to the conservatory.

From the kitchen, stairs lead to: 


BEDROOM 1 Vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers, built in storage cupboard with inset hand basin. Velux window.  

BEDROOM 2 A doubled bedroom with vaulted ceiling, exposed roof timbers and velux window.  


KITCHEN AREA With inset sink with 2 ring electric hob, understairs storage area with hot water heater. Stairs to first floor.  

SHOWER ROOM Corner shower cubicle with low level WC, pedestal hand basin and ladder style heated towel rail. 

FIRST FLOOR Open plan living/bedroom with windows at each end of the room. Storage to the eaves and air circulation unit.  

OUTSIDE Cousens Farm benefits from a double garage with power and lighting, an open fronted car port to house two vehicles and ample parking. To the front of the property is a level lawned garden enclosed by post and rail fencing and established flower beds providing a back drop of colour throughout the year.

The property also benefits from a separate paddock approximately 1 acre with an outbuilding and vehicular access to the road. To the corner of the paddock, the current vendors have established a vegetable garden.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. LPG central heating to the main house with electric heating to the cottage and annex.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'G' and the amount payable for year 2015/16 is £2,640.52 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street

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30 May 2017


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