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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Moreleigh, Devon, TQ9

Under Offer £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Master bedroom ensuite with dressing room
  • Four further bedrooms
  • Two generously proportioned reception rooms
  • Far reaching views
  • Immaculately presented
  • Parking for 4/5 vehicles
  • Surrounded by its own gardens
  • Small paddock

Full description

A splendid 5 bedroom detached family home with far reaching views in a desirable village location. Master bedroom ensuite with dressing room, four further bedrooms, two generously proportioned reception rooms, far reaching views, immaculately presented, parking, sitting in its own grounds, small paddock. EPC Band E

Situation - Island House is located on the edge of Moreleigh, which has amenities including a playing field and renowned local Pub and bus routes from Halwell to the thriving market towns of Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Totnes. Totnes lies approximately 6 miles away and offers a wide range of educational and recreational pursuits including an indoor swimming pool as well as boating opportunities on the River Dart.
There is a main line rail station at Totnes with services to London Paddington. The A38 dual carriageway is approximately 4 miles away and provides good access to the city of Plymouth and the cathedral city and county town of Exeter. Kingsbridge with its highly regarded academy school lies 6.5 Miles south or Moreleigh. We would like to point out that Google Maps is 5/6 years out of date, and changes have taken place since.

Description - Island House has been the subject of recent improvement over the years with the addition of a two-storey extension. There is a modern fitted kitchen with Neff appliances, well presented bathroom suites, double glazing and lawn gardens which surround the property on all sides.
There is also decking in the rear garden overlooking the countryside and valley beyond. The garden itself has many well stocked beds, a pond and a small paddock beyond. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the finish and quality of the fixtures and fittings and is an excellent example of a good sized family home in a rural yet accessible location. The property benefits from underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and also in the master ensuite and main family bathroom.

Ground Floor Accommodation - Entrance porch with windows to either side and glazed door into spacious entrance hallway with understairs cupboard. Drawing room which is triple aspect with bay fronted double glazed window overlooking the front lawns and double terraced doors opening to decked area which is an ideal place to take in the views of the valley. Minster fireplace with inset living flame gas fire. Door to study which is currently being used as coats storage area. Ground floor WC with tiled flooring and wash hand basin.
Kitchen/diner spanning the full width of the property with bay fronted window overlooking lawn gardens and driveway. Stone floor throughout. Space for good sized dining table with pendant light over. Space for dresser storage. Well presented kitchen with a range of wall and base units. Built in Neff appliances including dishwasher, double oven, induction hob and extractor fan over. Double sink and drainer and polished granite work surfaces. Splendid views across the valley and countryside beyond. Door through to utility with expansive range of base units providing ample storage space and space for washing machine and tumble drier. Modern Grant oil fired boiler. External door with storm porch over. Leading off from the kitchen is the formal dining room with central chimney breast which is a delightful focal point and is a super space for formal entertaining.

First Floor Accommodation - Stairs rise from the entrance hallway to good sized landing. Master bedroom with views over the surrounding countryside and three built in wardrobes with dressing area. Beyond this is the ensuite with Porcelanosa fittings with wash hand basin, WC and shower enclosure with Mira shower. Velux windows.
Bedroom 2 with views over the front gardens and surrounding countryside. Built in wardrobe and ample space for additional wardrobes and drawers. Bedroom 3 with splendid views over the valley and countryside with glimpses of Torbay and the sea. Family bathroom which has a bath with central taps, wash hand basin, WC, shower enclosure with Mira shower. Bedroom 4 which is currently used as a home office. Built in wardrobes and some splendid countryside views.
Door to ensuite with a door opening to its own entrance hall with fully tiled bathroom, shower enclosure, Mira 360 shower valve, wash hand basin in vanity unit and WC. Bedroom 5 with side aspect and ample space for wardrobes and cupboards. There is a large loft area which is accessed via the main landing - it is partially boarded and houses the pressurised hot water system.

Outside - Island House has a pillared entrance with wooden gate which leads to the concrete driveway providing parking for 5 vehicles. To the right of the property leading out from the utility external door, is a framework over a parking space that could create a car port, subject to any necessary consents.. The property sits in its own grounds with lawns to the front and herbaceous borders.
A honeysuckle walkway and stone walling leads to the side with mature hedging leading down to the main rear garden which has expansive lawns. A good sized wooden shed with ramp. Gravelled pathway leads across the garden with ornamental pond a small paddock. Spectacular views over the rambling valley and hills beyond.
A good decking area leads off from the main drawing room which is ideal for alfresco dining and takes in the splendid views. Steps to a paved pathway leads round to the side and back to the main parking area. Some of the ornamental shrubs include crab apple. Panoramic countryside views towards Torbay.

Services - Mains electricity, water, private septic tank drainage and oil central heating.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.

Directions - From Totnes proceed on the A381 towards Harbertonford and Kingsbridge. Continue through Harbertonford and upon reaching Halwell turn right just after the pub signed Moreleigh. On reaching the T Junction turn right, then immediately right again. Continue along this road out of the village for about for about 0.2 miles where Island House can be found on the right.

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

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