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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Stokenham, Kingsbridge

Withdrawn from Market £239,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stone built detached period building
  • Living room with exposed beams and wood burning stove
  • Exposed trusses to first floor accommodation
  • LPG central heating
  • Gravelled courtyard/ Parking
  • Sea view from bedroom
  • Sought after village location
  • On the bus route to Kingsbridge and Dartmouth

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge take the A379 Dartmouth Road and continue through West and East Charleton, Frogmore and into the village of Chillington. Continue through the village to Carehouse Cross at Stokenham and Monks Rest Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.  

SITUATION Monks Rest Cottage stands in the popular and sought after village of Stokenham.

A main bus route passes along the A379 between Kingsbridge and the Naval town of Dartmouth and there are facilities in the village of Chillington including a Health Centre, Post Office and Stores, hairdresser and Public House. There are two Public Houses in Stokenham including the Tradesman's Arms and the Church House Inn and St Michael and All Angels Church.

The popular Stokenham Primary School is within walking distance and there are further primary schools at nearby West Charleton and secondary schooling at Kingsbridge Community College.

The market town of Kingsbridge is a about 6 miles to the west where there is a wide variety of shops and amenities, Leisure Centre with bowls arena and swimming pool and Cottage Hospital. The sea at Torcross and the famous Slapton Ley fresh water nature reserve are about 2 miles to the east and to the south lies Prawle Point Peninsular, the most southerly part of Devon. Much of the coastline is owned by the National Trust with miles of cliff path walks along the Devon South Coast Path with access to rugged headlands and sandy coves.  

DESCRIPTION Monks Rest Cottage is a charming detached period property originally thought to be a wheelwrights which has been thoughtfully and sympathetically converted and more recently refurbished to provide a comfortable home.

The accommodation includes exposed beams to part of the living room, attractive elm floor boards and elm worksurfaces to the kitchen with deep Belfast sink inset and exposed roof trusses to the first floor accommodation.

The present owners have rebuilt the kitchen, incorporating double glazed, wooden framed windows running virtually the whole width of the kitchen. There is planning consent to further extend the property at first floor level.  



ENTRANCE HALL With slate floor, hardwood solid wood part glazed stable door, built in corner cupboard, radiator opening through to: 

KITCHEN Slated floor, solid wood double glazed windows, solid wood elm worktops, inset Belfast sink, mixer taps, space for oven and hob, builtin corner cupboard with shelves. Plumbing for washing machine, Worcester wall mounted LPG boiler for central heating and hot water. Attractive exposed stone wall with window overlooking the Living room. Space for freestanding freezer, wide opening with bifold doors to 

LIVING ROOM Attractive elm floor boards, walls with rounded window reveals, exposed beams to part ceiling, casement style double glazed windows, wood burning stove to the corner on a raised slate hearth, TV point. Wall lighting. Radiator. Staircase to first floor.  

DINING AREA With under stair storage area, centre rose light, radiator.  

BATHROOM Tiled floor, dado boarding, low level WC, hand basin, panelled bath with centrally mounted mixer tap, tiled surround, over bath mixer shower and screen. Extractor fan, chrome electrically heated towel rail and under floor heating.  

PLAY ROOM/ BEDROOM 3 uPVC framed double glazed window with radiator.  

FIRST FLOOR Small landing door to:  

BEDROOM 1 Window with views to sea at Start Bay, exposed roof trusses, radiator, uPVC framed double glazed window to east and Velux roof light to west. Spotlights to trusses, under eaves storage, hanging space. Two built in storage cupboards with hanging space and inter communicating door to: 

BEDROOM 2 Exposed roof trusses, uPVC framed double glazed window, radiator, part glazed door to the enclosed balcony with full height window and sea view.  

OUTSIDE Monks Rest Cottage is accessed by a right of way across the driveway to the neighbouring property and comprises folding timber gates, allowing for parking also used as a gravelled courtyard area with established plants and wisteria. cabinets housing LPG gas cylinders, uPVC framed outhouse for storage.  

TENURE Freehold  

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. LPG central heating.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'D' and the amount payable for year 2015/16 is £1,584.31 

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 February 2016


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