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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Stoke Gabriel Road, Galmpton, Devon, TQ5

Guide Price £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two attached character cottages
  • Half acre scenic garden
  • Farmhouse kitchen with Aga
  • Two multi fuel burners
  • Close to River Dart Creek/Marina
  • Driveway with garage and workshop
  • Excellent village primary grammar schools
  • Fast reliable broadband
  • Conservation area

Full description

Two attached character cottages, half acre scenic garden, farmhouse kitchen with Aga, two multi fuel burners, close to River Dart Creek/Marina, driveway with garage and workshop, excellent village primary and grammar schools, fast reliable broadband, conservation Area

Situation - Understood to the date from the 16th Century, the smaller cottage was originally an attached barn, then more recently a pottery before being converted to a residence in the 80s and named Barnacle Cottage.
The main cottage is Port Hill Cottage and underwent conversion from it origins of being two cottages in the last century.

Description - A charming detached property consisting of two cottages enjoying a quiet and scenic location on the edge of this picturesque and highly sought after Dart Valley village in an area of outstanding natural beauty and protected by a conservation order.

Galmpton is under a mile to the coast and offers many advantages including some very popular beaches, coastal and river walks, popular national trust properties, shops and a pub.

Accommodation - Port Hill Cottage
The internal accommodation is generously proportioned, offering characterful features throughout. Including exposed beams, deep recessed windows with seats and superb stone inglenook fireplaces with wood burners offering a stunning focal point to both reception rooms and are the heart of the property. A superb farmhouse kitchen with an aga range.

The half acre grounds and gardens are at the rear and make a stunning impression with superb views of the surrounding countryside and woodland with ample flat space for entertaining. The tiered terraces add to the beauty of the gardens with mature trees, and well established shrubs and plants.
According to the owner, surprisingly excellent broadband is available despite the rural location.
The front of the cottages has an impressive established wisteria, a stone wall and a gate leads into sheltered doorway with a lovely hardwood front door leading into the:

Sitting room
An immediate feeling of by gone years hit as you enter this spacious attractive room. Front aspect deep casement window with seat and views over the front countryside, two double glazed picture windows to the rear, exposed beams, a stunning stone Inglenook fireplace with wood burner, 6 wall lights, stone travertine flooring, an exposed stone wall lies between the two receptions. Shelving to each side of the fireplace and underfloor heating.
Hardwood latch doors lead to a superb winding deep stone staircase to the first floor, and to:

Dining room
Another stunning reception room with front aspect deep casement window with seat. Exposed stone fireplace with a multi fuel burner having the capacity to heat the radiators in the house via an electric pump. Built in timber cupboards with shelves above, travertine stone flooring with a underfloor heating. Hardwood latch door leads two steps down into

Accomodation 2 - Farmhouse kitchen
A generous size with far reaching views over the front countryside via double deep casement windows, featuring a heavily beamed ceiling and original stone recessed alcove housing the cream double oven and oil-fired aga range.
This spacious welcoming kitchen has been recently updated with a generous number of fitted cream wood shaker style wall mounted and under cupboards with solid oak worktops and butler sink. Additional electric oven and bottled gas five ring stainless steel hob with hood.
Ample space for eat in table and additional space for fridge/freezer, dishwasher etc. Terracotta floor tiles and interior wood half glazed door leads to:

Rear lobby and Utility Room
An inner hall for coats and boots, and latch door to the utility room with WC and space for mashing machine and tumble dryer. A side door entrance leads outside to a covered space with access to a coal and oil fuel storage area and stone steps up to the garden.

First Floor Landing
A surprisingly spacious and bright hall area with high vaulted ceiling french doors leading out to the garden via a small decked bridge with timber railing.
Two in built cupboards with hanging space, shelved storage and housing immersion heater.
Access to loft space with ladder and light.

Bedroom one
Deep recessed casement window over front aspect; high vaulted ceiling with exposed beam and built in double cupboards; radiator.

Bedroom two
Deep recessed casement window over front aspect; high vaulted ceiling with exposed beam, stripped wood floorboards and radiator.

Family bathroom
Stripped and varnished wood floorboards, deep blue claw feet bath with Miras shower over, WC and wash hand basin. Double glazed window to the front aspect with fitted natural wooden shutters.

Extend hallway leads to:

Accomodation 3 - Shower room
A step down into a spacious room with high vaulted ceiling. This room was recently converted from 5th bedroom/study. Walk in tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, WC and contemporary style circular wash hand basin unit with mixer tap and small double glazed picture window so side aspect.

Bedroom three
A step down into a pretty and light double bedroom with high vaulted ceiling and deep recessed casement window with front aspect; wash hand basin, radiator; Fitted cram carpet

Bedroom four
High vaulted ceiling, with casement window front aspect, radiator, fitted carpet.

Barnacle Cottage - Useful separate letting or extra family accommodation and consists of a spacious open plan ground floor living area with a fully fitted contemporary style kitchen, with electric oven and space for dishwasher. Stone travertine flooring with underfloor heating.
Open stone walls painted white and a beamed ceiling compliments its appeal with two side and front window overlooking the surrounding rural landscape.
A small timber turning staircase leads upstairs to 2 bedrooms with fitted carpets, open stone walls and a bathroom with a bath and electric shower over and rear aspect window with fitted cream shutters. The present owner has a successful holiday letting business.

Outside - Driveway parking to the side of the cottage provides parking spaces for two or three cars, access to the rear garden and separate

Garage and workshop
solid hardwood doors lead into a spacious garage and a workshop with light and power.

the cottages have a very pretty frontage with an original stone wall, wisteria and rose climbing plants and a covered entrance alcove to the main cottage.

Rear Garden
Wonderfully secluded grounds of half an acre lie to the rear with a main flat lawn area and two further tiered terraces. This stunning peaceful garden enjoys sunshine all day and this is beautifully stocked with a variety of tall trees and shrubs providing interest throughout the seasons. Far reaching views over the front countryside and woodland to both sides provides both absolute privacy improving views the higher you go to the top.

Services - Mains water, electricity, private drainage and bottled gas for hob.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - Head north on Coronation Road (Stags Totnes office) and at the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto A385 for approximately 0.5 of a mile. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A385 for approximately 2 miles. Turn right and continue onto Aish Road. Continue straight onto Lembury Road for approximately 0.5 of a mile and continue onto Waddeton Road. After approximately 1.5 miles, continue onto Stoke Road and then onto Stoke Gabriel Road.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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13 August 2018


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