6 bedroom detached house for sale

Stoke Gabriel, Totnes, TQ9

Guide Price £1,875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • River Dart Views
  • Edge of village
  • Peaceful location
  • Fabulous indoor pool
  • Stunning vaulted kitchen/conservatory
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Over 6,000 sq ft
  • Approx 3.5 acres
  • Woodland

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Located on the edge of the popular village of Stoke Gabriel, at the end of a long private driveway, South Downs is an exceptional property offering a luxurious style of living with fabulous views over the River Dart and surrounding countryside. With over 6,000 square feet the property is very spacious and has been brought up to a very high standard by the current owners. Walking into the magnificent kitchen you immediately see the sparkling indoor swimming pool on your left, beautifully presented, and the view over the rolling Devon countryside in front of you through to a large split-level oak framed breakfast room. This room really is special with vaulted oak ceiling, superb central island and ample space for dining. As well as the charming drawing room, dining room and study there is a good sized sitting room. Another stunning feature of the property is the most spectacular master bedroom with large luxurious en-suite again with lovely river views. There are a further 5 bedrooms with 2 en-suites.

The house sits in beautiful grounds of approx. 3.5 acres, around 3 acres are woodland which has provided the owners with ample wood supply for their log burners. There are mature oak trees, larch, holly and an attractive Douglas fir. The gardens sweep around in front of the house to a landscaped lawn, edged by beech trees and again the wonderful view of the estuary and countryside. There are various areas to sit and enjoy the peace and tranquillity as well as a large patio ideal for al fresco dining. South Downs has ample parking and planning permission to build a triple linhay.

This fabulous property offers privacy and luxury in the picturesque village of Stoke Gabriel which sits on the east bank of The River Dart and offers a quay and a landing stage from which to enjoy the river with easy access to the sea. The bustling medieval market town of nearby Totnes has a mainline railway station giving direct connections to London Paddington and Waterloo. There is also good access to the A38 Devon Expressway, linking Plymouth and Exeter where it joins the M5. Schooling in the area is excellent with well-regarded independent, comprehensive and grammar schools.

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Entrance Hall 
Large central entrance hall with flag stone floor.

Study 
Exposed beams and original meat hooks in ceiling. Fireplace recess. Door to boiler room.

Drawing Room 
Two sets of double doors to garden. Views over garden and beyond to the River Dart. Parquet flooring. Log burner with stone surround, oak beam mantle and stone hearth.

Dining Room 
Exposed wooden flooring, open fire with brick style surround and mantel. Window seat.

Kitchen Breakfast Room 
A stunning room accessed by double doors. Tiled floor and oak units with granite work tops. Island with double sink and breakfast bar. Integrated Bosch microwave combi oven & dishwasher. Boiling/cold filter tap. Heritage range cooker with 2 ring electric Neff hob plus 2 heating plates & Neff extractor. Oak frame extension with breakfast area. Doors to patio. Large roof light. Underfloor heating.

Pantry 
Space for fridge/freezer, shelving to walls. Tiled floor.

Orangery 
A magnificent room leading from the Kitchen. Oak framed with lantern roof light. Double doors giving access to garden. Stunning estuary and countryside views. Underfloor heating.

Sitting Room 
Accessed through wooden double doors. Enjoys morning sunshine from glazed double doors to side courtyard.

Utility Room 
Tiled floor, external door to front of house. Base units with roll top work surface. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer. Integrated sink. Door to double garage.

WC 
WC and wash hand basin. Window.

Indoor Swimming Pool 
An outstanding area with large lantern roof lights and tiled floor. Tiled pool with steps into shallow end. Humidity and pool temperature controlled by Calorex Delta 4 System. Steps up to raised area with Jacuzzi, seating area and glazed doors to garden. Additional glazed doors giving access to side courtyard.

Shower Room 
Tiled floor and walls. WC, shower with glass shower screen, wall mounted basin.

Galeried Landing 
Fitted carpet, exposed beams. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Further cupboards with built in shelving. Windows to front. Loft access.

Bedroom 1 
Exceptionally sized, triple aspect bedroom with spectacular views. Built-in cupboards, coved ceiling and chandelier style lights. Access to loft.ft.

Bedroom 2 
Double bedroom with dual aspect. Coved ceiling, chandelier style light.

Bedroom 3 
Double bedroom. Window to side. Double doors out to balcony.

Ensuite Bathroom 
Pedestal basin, WC, bath with shower attachment. Obscured single glazed window onto hall.

Bedroom 4 
Double bedroom. Window to side. Picture rail. Pendant light.

Bedroom 5 
Double bedroom. Pedestal wash hand basin. Pendant light.

Bedroom 6 
Double bedroom. Window to side. Pedestal hand basin. Double doors to balcony.y.

Family Bathroom 
Separate shower, tiled walls with mounted wash hand basin. WC, bath. Window to side.

Double Integral Garage 
Up and over wooden garage doors. Window to side. Wall mounted shelving. Power and light

Side Courtyard 
Enclosed paved courtyard giving access to external WC, garden store and pool pump room.

Gardens 
From the large south west facing patio, there are stunning views to the River Dart. The patio steps down to a level lawn flanked by well stocked borders. To the north side is another large lawn area with mature trees, greenhouse, ornamental pond, shed and vegetable garden. Beyond are the nearly 3 acres of woodlands.

Services 
Mains water and electric. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Fixtures and Fittings 
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.

Viewing 
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Marchand Petit Totnes Office. Telephone 01803 847979

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2017

Nearest stations

  • Paignton (3.2 mi)
  • Totnes (4.1 mi)
  • Torquay (5.2 mi)
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Waterside The Plains, Totnes, TQ9 5DR

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01803 367060 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Paignton (3.2 mi)
  • Totnes (4.1 mi)
  • Torquay (5.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Marchand Petit, Totnes

Waterside The Plains, Totnes, TQ9 5DR

01803 367060 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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