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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Blackawton, Totnes

Sold by Us £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful far reaching views
  • Land extending to about 2 acres
  • Detached timber framed double linhey
  • Ample parking
  • Private lawned wraparound garden
  • Large sunny kitchen diner
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Potential to update

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge take the A381 and head towards Totnes, passing though The Mounts continue to Stanborough Cross and turn right signposted to Slapton and take the third turning left at Wallaton Cross towards Blackawton. Continue down this road for approximately one mile and bear left and the turning to Abbotsleigh will be seen on the left hand side. Continue down this country road for about ¼ of a mile and the entrance to Abbotscot will be the second entrance on the right hand side.  

SITUATION Abbotscot is situated in rolling countryside with beautiful far reaching views across the valley. The property is about 5 miles inland from Slapton, 5 miles from Dartmouth, 6 miles from the town of Kingsbridge and 12 miles from the A38 expressway at Marley Head (South Brent) with the Dartmoor National Park beyond.

The local village of Blackawton is about a mile away with a lively community together with an ancient church, village store/ Post Office, highly regarded primary school and Public House.

Dartmouth Golf and Country Club is about 3 miles away. The village of Slapton with 2 public houses a village shop and church is also about 3 miles distant. 

DESCRIPTION Abbotscot offers traditional and country living and has recently been extended. The property offers flexible living accommodation with 4 bedrooms (master ensuite) with spacious living room with stunning vistas, family bathroom, study, entrance hall and extended about 5/6 years ago, a sympathetic two storey extension featuring open plan kitchen, dining and living room with floor to ceiling windows and French doors leading to a patio, a utility room and separate WC.

The property is nestled in the heart of the garden with a level lawn sweeping around the property surrounded by mature and established shrubs and bushes together with a paved patio at lower level, ideal for alfresco dining.

There is ample parking together with open fronted Timber framed double garage/linhey with a door leading to a workshop.

The land extends to about 2 acres of gently sloping pasture, enclosed by stock proof fencing, substantial greenhouse with power and water.

Abbotscot benefits from uPVC framed double glazed windows throughout and in the new extension enjoys underfloor heating.  


ENTRANCE HALL With part glazed front door. 

INNER HALL With radiator, Creda night store heater. 

SITTING ROOM Woodburning stove on slate hearth with timber mantle. Window overlooking garden and enjoying far reaching views. Creda night store heater. 

FAMILY BATHROOM With antique-style WC, panelled low level bath with hand held shower attachment and hand basin. Tiled surround and floor, heated towel rail. Obscure glazed window.  

BEDROOM 2 A double bedroom with radiator, window to side. 

BEDROOM 3 A double bedroom with Creda night store heater and window to rear.  

STUDY/UTILITY ROOM Built in work surface and shelving, cupboard housing fuse box and electric meter.  

BEDROOM 4 Range of fitted wardrobes, radiator, window to rear.

From the entrance hallway, stairs lead to the first floor and lower ground floor. 


KITCHEN/DINING ROOM Range of high quality fitted wall and base kitchen units with wooden worksurfaces with inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and drainer, tiled surround. Integrated appliances include NEFF 4 ring induction hob with stainless steel extractor fan above, NEFF eye level double oven, fridge and freezer. Under counter space and plumbing for dishwasher. ESSE solid fuel stove with hot plate and oven.  

LIVING AREA With french doors to private terrace, side windows allowing lots of natural light in and solid oak flooring throughout.  

UTILITY ROOM Part glazed stable door front, range of fitted kitchen units, inset Belfast sink, tiled floor, and plumbing for washing machine. 

CLOAKROOM Low level WC, hand basin, half tiled walls, tiled floor, window to rear. 

FIRST FLOOR Approached up a short flight of stairs from the Inner Hall. 

MASTER BEDROOM A bright and spacious double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, deep window with views over the surrounding countryside, Velux roof light, exposed beam, built-in cupboards. 

BATHROOM A spacious bathroom with freestanding bath with hand held shower attachment, hand basin, built-in double shower with mixer shower and glass door with tiled surround, low level WC, half tiled walls, heated towel rail, recessed cupboard with slatted shelves. 

OUTSIDE The property is accessed via a gravelled driveway leading to a detached timber framed open fronted double garage/ linhey with vaulted ceiling and door to workshop with pump and filters for Bore Hole water supply.

The level lawned garden wraps around the property with stone steps leading to a private terrace with access to the sitting room. The garden is bordered by established and mature shrubs and bushes.

Across the drive to 'Lower Abbotsleigh' is a gently sloping and fenced 2 acre paddock with a variety of established fruit trees and a substantial greenhouse with power and water.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity, private water and drainage.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'C'  

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
Tel: 01548 857474

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Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2017


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