4 bedroom country house for sale

Blackawton

£895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Farmhouse
  • Traditional Stone Barns
  • Modern Farm Buildings with consent for four residential units
  • Further Outbuildings
  • Gardens
  • Yards
  • 4.55 Acres
  • Rare Development Opportunity
  • Rural Position

Full description

An Interesting and Rare Development Opportunity. Attractive Victorian farmhouse, traditional stone barns and modern farm buildings with consent for four residential units, further outbuildings, gardens and yard and land in total extending to 4.55 acres (1.84 hectares).


SITUATION  
West Dreyton Farm is situated in a delightful rural position within the heart of the rural South Hams whilst within convenient reach of the A3122 Dartmouth Road leading to the market towns of Totnes and Kingsbridge. The property is surrounded by open countryside and approached via its own private driveway and offers excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits. The celebrated Dartmouth Golf & Country Club is within around half a mile and the rural village of Blackawton is within one mile with a popular and thriving community with traditional inn and highly regarded primary school. Dartmouth is within four miles and noted for its wonderful sailing and boating both along the South Devon coast and on the exquisite River Dart. The town offers an interesting range of shops, hotels, restaurants, galleries and educational facilities. The lovely old market towns of Kingsbridge and Totnes are also within easy reach with the latter providing a main line rail link to London...

DESCRIPTION 
West Dreyton Farm is a fine period former farmstead offering very significant potential. The property comprises a substantial detached 4/5 bedroomed character farmhouse offering bright and generously proportioned accommodation and enjoying unspoilt rural views. Improvements include a partial new roof in 2007, a new kitchen in 2004 and new bathrooms in 2011. The roof space and adjoining lean-to buildings offer further scope for additional accommodation, subject to necessary planning consents and permissions. To the rear of the property are extensive yards in which are situated an impressive range of handsome traditional stone barns with full planning consent (Application Number: 0481/16/FUL) dated the 3rd June 2016 for the conversion to three residential units. In addition Planning application Number: 2679/16/PDM dated the 12th October 2016 for notification for a prior approval for the proposed change of use of an agricultural building to a dwelling house (Class C3) and for...

ACCOMMODATION 
Part glazed front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL 
With painted Victorian staircase to First Floor. Dado boarding and paneled doors to:

SITTING ROOM 
11' 10'' x 13' 9'' (3.60m x 4.19m)
Front aspect windows enjoying fine countryside views. Feature stone and brick fireplace. Telephone point and electric storage heater.

LIVING ROOM 
21' 8'' x 14' 6'' (6.60m x 4.42m)
Front aspect windows enjoying similar unspoilt views. Window seat. Feature Edwardian fireplace with blue tiled inset. Feature side cupboards. Understairs cupboard. Dado boards. Fitted solid fuel Aga for hob cooking and hot water. Side cupboards, one housing cylinder. Door to:

INNER HALLWAY 
With built-in cupboard. Connecting door to Entrance Hall (previously mentioned) and doors to:

SHOWER ROOM 
Large cubicle with chrome shower unit. Pedestal wash basin. W.C. Extractor unit.

STUDY/DINING ROOM 
13' 9'' x 9' 6'' (4.19m x 2.89m)
Rear aspect window with deep tiled sills. Electric storage heater. Door from Living Room to:

KITCHEN 
11' 7'' x 14' 4'' (3.53m x 4.37m)
Fitted with a range of pine finished wall and base units, work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Inset round sink with mixer taps, integrated Neff stainless steel electrical oven and ceramic hob. Air filter unit above. Further double drainer sink with mixer taps, plumbing for washing machine. Display recess. Ample appliance space. Pine clad ceiling with Velux windows and spotlights, ceramic floor, electric storage heater and door to outside. This arrangement is suitable for bed and breakfast enterprise. Stairs from Entrance Hall to First Floor.

LANDING 
With airing/linen cupboard. Rear aspect window. Electric storage heater and doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM 
13' 11'' x 12' 1'' (4.24m x 3.68m)
Front aspect windows with rural views, T.V. and power points.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 
Newly fitted good quality white suite, with curved cubicle and chrome shower unit, pedestal wash basin and W.C. Electric storage heater and oak style vinyl floor.

BEDROOM 2 
14' 8'' x 12' 2'' (4.47m x 3.71m)
Front aspect windows with similar fine views. Electric storage heater and power points. Door to:

BEDROOM 3 
11' 2'' x 9' 7'' (3.40m x 2.92m)
Rear aspect window. Pedestal wash basin and cupboard below and power points.

BEDROOM 4/STORE ROOM 
8' 10'' x 7' 0'' (2.69m x 2.13m)
Front aspect window and power point. Steps from Landing (previously mentioned) to hatch up to:

ATTIC SPACE 
With velux window and covering the whole of the main section of the property offering potential for further accommodation, subject to necessary consents and permissions.

OUTSIDE 
There are two lean-to garages/stores either side of the farmhouse. To the side of the driveway is a timber and GI open fronted storage/cart shed. There are private gardens to the south and east of the farmhouse being conveniently secluded with part walled and part solid Devon hedge banks with the areas being lawned with further areas of well-established shrubs. To the south and east of this area is a further paddock which will be reseeded by the vendor but to which the purchasers will be required to fence the southern boundary to the adjoining field within 30 days of completion.

YARDS/TRADITIONAL STONE BUILDINGS 
There are extensive yards to the south of the property and a substantial two storey traditional stone barn built in an 'L' shape form and with planning consent for three residential units with the details as follows:

UNIT 1 (East) BARN 
29' 6'' x 19' 8'' (9m x 6m)
Providing 108 sqm on two floors. The proposed layout allows for open living space on ground floor, incorporating kitchen, dining area and living room. First floor comprises 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Unit 1 will have a lawned garden area.

UNIT 2 (North) BARN 
Providing 146 sqm on two floors. The proposed layout allows for ground floor hallway, 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Reverse level first floor comprises open plan living room, kitchen, dining area. Unit 2 will have a patio and lawn area.

UNIT 3 (West) BARN 
26' 3'' x 19' 8'' (8m x 6m)
Providing 96 sqm on two floors. The proposed layout allows for ground floor 2 bedrooms and bathroom and first floor open plan living room, kitchen and dining room. Unit 3 will also have a patio area.

RANGE OF STORAGE BUILDINGS 
70' 2'' x 20' 10'' (21.38m x 6.34m)
Wooden frame under GI sheet roof with GI cladding to rear and sides with facing onto the southern side of the yard area.

GENERAL PURPOSE AGRICULTURAL BUILDING 
60' 0'' x 38' 8'' (18.28m x 11.79m)
A concrete frame building under a sheeted roof with part blockwork and GI cladding to sides with compacted earth floor and openings to adjoining yard areas. Further former lean-to area to south with lower wall and stanchions remaining former cubicle shed.

GENERAL PURPOSE/SILAGE BARN 
60' x 28' (17.91m x 8.49m)
Metal frame construction under sheeted roof with part concrete silage panel walls with metal cladding above and fully concreted floor, open to south to adjoining yard.

MILKING PARLOUR (EAST)  
To the eastern side of the yard area is a former milking parlour being a detailed single storey building. 13.4m x 5m = 67sqm of accommodation allowing for open plan living and dining room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room with proposed lawned area surrounding.

OTHER FARM BUILDINGS 
Other buildings include a concrete block workshop with potential to convert to a stable.

SERVICES 
Mains water, private drainage and mains electricity. Mains water is positioned in the minor road as shown on the attached plan. Electricity. There is currently single phase electricity on site, subject to Western Power standard regulations. Drainage. The purchaser(s) to be responsible for their own drainage systems. Private drainage system for the farmhouse.

DIRECTIONS  
From Totnes take the A381 and after about 6 miles take the left turn for Dartmouth, just beyond the BP garage. Continue for about 2 miles and upon reaching the former 'Forces Tavern', take the left hand driveway into West Dreyton Farm (opposite turning to Blackawton).

VIEWING 
By appointment with Rendells Totnes office. Telephone 01803 863888.

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  • Totnes (5.3 mi)
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