2 bedroom detached house for saleWembury, Devon
- Historic Lodge with stunning views
- Set in 2.5 Acres of Magnificent Grounds
- Surrounded by National Trust & Farmland
- Situated on fringe Popular Coastal Village
- Sitting Room and Dining Room/Kitchen
- 2 Bedrooms (839 SQFT)
- Development Potential
- Conditional approval for extension
- Planning ref 1762/16/HHO
DESCRIPTION A wonderful opportunity to acquire an historic building set in magnificent grounds of approximately 2½ acres consisting of woodlands, lawns, orchards and a rhododendron garden located on the outskirts of Wembury. Hunters Lodge was a former game keepers cottage and is surrounded by National Trust Woodland and farming pasture land.
The property has the benefit of detailed planning permission to extend. (See agents notes), but also offers the possibility for further development subject to the the various consents required. The lodge, which dates back to the 1800's is situated in an elevated position and benefits from outstanding woodland and open countryside views over Brixton to Dartmoor beyond. The accommodation, which can be found on two levels, comprises dual aspect sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, and cloakroom. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with built-in wardrobe and cupboards, a second bedroom, bathroom and separate WC. Spacious areas for private parking, several outside storage sheds and a 40' greenhouse banked in an elevated position to capture the sunlight.
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SITUATION Wembury is a very popular coastal village with its beach, primary school, local shops and other amenities
and is only about six miles from Plymouth to which there is a good and regular bus service. Plymouth itself
is an historic and vibrant waterside City, well provided with colleges, grammar and public schools, modern
university, the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Theatre Royal and cinemas, large department
stores, a modern shopping mall, cafes, bistros and restaurants. The leisure facilities are outstanding with
superb watersports in and around Plymouth Sound.
ACCOMMODATION The accommodation is as follows: (Please note that all dimensions are approximate. Metric measurements
are conversions from imperial figures which have been rounded to the nearest three inches).
GROUND FLOOR ENTRANCE
ENTRANCE PORCH Slate covered veranda to capture the wonderful views. uPVC part double glazed front door leading through to entrance hallway.
HALLWAY Access through to sitting room. Under stairs storage cupboard with shelving and hanging facility.
SITTING ROOM 12' 2" x 14' 9" (3.71m x 4.5m) Dual aspect with two double glazed windows to front elevation retaining mgnificent open countryside views over Brixton and Dartmoor beyond. Double glazed window to rear elevation overlooking rear garden. Feature brick tiled fireplace, hearth and surround and wooden lintel above incorporating cast iron open woodburner. Fitted shelving to alcove. Electric panel heater. Ceiling light point. Floor covering. Access through to dining room, kitchen and staircase to first floor.
DINING ROOM 16' 4" x 11' 10" (5m x 3.61m) Double glazed window to front elevation overlooking front garden with magnificent open countryside views
over Brixton and Dartmoor beyond. Recessed alcove with fitted shelving. Ceiling light point. Floor covering.
Access through to kitchen. Single night storage heater.
KITCHEN Wide range of matching pine tongue and groove panelled wall and floor units with leaded light display
cabinet. Stainless steel double drainer sink unit with mixer taps over, Tweeny waste disposal under. Electric
cooker point. Recess for fridge, freezer, etc. Vinyl flooring. Ceiling light point. Double glazed window to
side elevation overlooking side garden. Double glazed door leading out to rear car port and double glazed
window to side.
CLOAKROOM Opaque double glazed window to front elevation. Matching suite comprising low flush WC and wall mounted
hand basin with cupboard below. Tongue and groove panelled walls and floors. Door leading through to
UTILITY ROOM (Attached to the main building). Triple aspect with double glazed windows to front, side and rear elevations. Plumbing for washing machine. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and cupboards below. Fitted shelving. Two ceiling light points. Wooden flooring. Night storage heater. Aluminium fully double glazed door leading out to car port and rear garden. Door leading through to cloakroom.
LANDING Carpeted throughout landing and staircase to ground floor with nautical themed balustrade. Double glazed window to rear elevation. Night storage heater. Access to insulated loft. Folding ladder to large storage area. Large built-in airing cupboard with slatted shelving, housing lagged fortic tank with immersion heater. Access through to master bedroom, bedroom 2 and bathroom.
MASTER BEDROOM 11' 10" x 14' 0" (3.61m x 4.29m) Double glazed window to front elevation overlooking front garden offering magnificent open countryside views over Brixton and Dartmoor beyond. Wide range of built-in wardrobes with louvered doors and cupboards above. Wall light point. Ceiling light point. Electric panel heater. Corner vanity shelving unit. Further shelving. Door leading through to landing.
BEDROOM 2 8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.49m x 2.49m) 8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.49m x 2.49m) max BEDROOM TWO
uPVC double glazed window to front elevation overlooking front garden offering magnificent open
countryside views over Brixton and Dartmoor beyond. Portal window through to landing. Ceiling light point.
Electric panel heater. Floor covering. Door leading through to landing.
BATHROOM Matching suite comprising pine tongue and groove panelled bath and pedestal hand basin with cupboard
below, mixer taps with shower fitment and low level WC. Double glazed window to rear elevation
overlooking rear garden. Electric shaver unit. Ceiling light point. Floor covering. Door leading through to
ATTACHED WORKSHOP / STORAGE Window to side elevation. Ample storage facilities. Door leading to front garden.
GARDENS Hunters Lodge sits on approximately two and a half acres of mature woodlands, orchards and gardens which include a magnificent collection of rhododendrons. Within the grounds there are two large storage sheds ideal for garden equipment etc. A large glazed 40' greenhouse provides protection for seedlings, delicate or exotic plants. Two further storage and potting sheds can be found in the lower garden. The gardens and parking areas are fully enclosed and surrounded by National Trust and farming land. The driveway from
Wembury Road is privately owned with Hunters Lodge having full access and right of way.
PARKING At the rear of the property there is a large car port with parking for one vehicle. At the front of the property there is a large paved patio area and pathways leading to all gardens plus parking for multiple vehicles.
LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Totnes. TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234.
COUNCIL TAX BAND The property is in Band E.
SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private drainage
VIEWING The vendors specifically request that prospective purchasers do not approach the property without an appointment please arrange an accompanied viewing with Luscombe Maye on 01752 880044. Directions will be given to those that book an appointment.
AGENT'S NOTES The lifestyle photo of Wembury Beach is situated in the viallge of Wembury and is not seen from the property.
The planning permission can be viewed on the South Hams Planning Portal. Ref Planning ref 1762/16/HHO
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