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3 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Ackrells Hill, Totnes, TQ9

Sold STC £370,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Peaceful Location
  • Feature Wood Burner
  • Parking For Three Vehicles
  • End Of Terrace Cottage
  • New Double Glazing
  • Hybrid Electric Heating
  • Large Garden
  • 5 Minutes To Totnes
  • Walking Distance To Village And Amenities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
*Viewing is Essential to appreciate the STUNNING VIEWS and CHARACTER this property has to offer, Located in a Peaceful, Desirable Area this Property is not to be Missed*

Everything you could want in a country cottage, including good natural light, three bedrooms and a great location. This delightful cottage offers good downstairs accommodation to include a very spacious lounge with a dining nook and wood burner, a kitchen, a utility room and a great home office or study area, which can be used for business purposes with private rear entrance. There is a ground floor cloakroom on one side and a tiled boot room at the other. The upstairs features three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The heating is mostly electric in the form of a modern hybrid storage system and the original window glazing have all been replaced with modern double glazed panes. The outside space is extremely private and there's far reaching countryside views from most rooms, with 3 meter square Sun House. There is also parking to the front of the home for two to three vehicles.
Location-wise, it cannot be faulted. It's opposite open farmland, offering views from most rooms as far as the eye can see, as well as offering walking and cycling routes. Only walking distance to village pubs, It's also only 5-minutes to Totnes and it's fast train to London, and only 18-minutes to Newton Abbot for the arterial routes to Exeter and beyond. This home offers everything needed for a change of lifestyle, towards peaceful and tranquil living.


Take the A381 Totnes - Newton Abbot road drive 1.5 miles, turn left 200m before the Pig & Whistle pub, marked by a bus stop and signed Littlehempston. From Newton Abbot you'll come past the pub, turn first right quickly afterwards.

After 100m stay right at a fork, then take a right just before the railway bridge, go up a steep hill 200m until you see the cottage, set back a little with concrete parking at the front.

Entrance Porch
Level access from the driveway brings you to a muti-panel glazed door bringing you into a double glazed entrance porch. The flooring is terracotta tiled and there's tiled shelving on one side. A painted hardwood door offers entry into the home.

Kitchen / Breakfast
Front aspect double glazed window . There is a range of fitted cottage style base and eye level units with stone effect rolled edge work sufaces. The sink unit is a one-and-a-half bowl with a swan neck mixer tap. The four ring halogen hob is inset with a concealed extractor hood over and an oven and grill below. There is also plumbing and space for a full size dishwasher, and space for a freestanding fridge freezer. The flooring is wood effect laminate that extends through the inner hallway. There is space thing this kitchen for a breakfast dining set.

Inner Hall
Stairs to first floor accommodation. There is an understairs cupboard. Doors to:

Lounge/Dining Room
A stunning room with twin front aspect double glazed windows offering countryside views. This double window set offers good natural light over the whole lounge. The focal point is an inglenook fireplace with an aged oak mantle, a recessed woodburner and a slate hearth. The flooring is seasoned elm, and looks fantastic. This room has a natural recess that easily accepts a six-seater dining set.

First Floor Landing
Spacious with a rear aspect double glazed window looking out over the garden and offering good light over the stairwell. There is a slim-line hybrid storage heater, a loft access to a very large, insulated loft space, and doors to:

Bedroom One
An oversized double room with a front aspect double glazed window overlooking open countryside. This room has a cast iron fire surround and mantle. There is a modern slim-line hybrid storage heater too. A fitted triple wardrobe offers good storage and clothes hanging space.

Bedroom Two
Another double room with a front aspect double glazed window offering the beautiful far reaching views. This room has a modern slim-line hybrid storage heater and a fitted double wardrobe.

Bedroom Three
Another smaller double room with a front aspect double glazed window looking out over countryside. There is a modern hybrid storage heater fitted here too.

Family Bathroom
Rear aspect double glazed window looking out over the garden and not overlooked. There is a panel bath with a fully plumbed in shower attachment over and a glazed splash screen to one side. There is also a close coupled W.C. with a wash hand basin set within a vanity unit opposite. A heated towel rail is wall mounted.

Office / Study
A very versatile space, illuminated by twin Velux windows. Currently utilised as an office area, it's good quiet space that could serve as a variety of uses, for example private business would benefit as rear access for potential clients. There is a louvre front meter cupboard which offers a little storage and a range of fitted shelving. A modern slim-line hybrid storage heater is also fitted here. There is access to a boot room at one end and a combination utility and cloak room at the other.

Utility Room
Illuminated by a Velux style window and featuring a stainless steel double sink unit with a mixer tap over. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine, and there's a close coupled W.C. A range of louvre fronted cupboards offer great storage solutions. There is a small modern slim-line hybrid storage heater fitted.

Boot Room
A good conduit between the office and outside space. There is a Velux style window and two double louvre fronted storage cupboards. The flooring is terracotta tiled and there's hanging space to one side. A stable door opens out into the rear garden.


Open plan level hard standing for up to three vehicles. A secure pedestrian gate offers access to the rear garden.


Seven shallow steps up to the garden level. Essentially divided into two separate areas. The first is immediately behind the home, it's a level lawn wth a circular central planter. Mostly walled with flower borders containing mature evergreens and various fauna. There are fruit bearing apple trees, two cooking and one eater.

The second area is just offset, again lawned, surrounded by mature hedging offering a very high degree of privacy and seclusion. A large 10' x 10' summer house is situated at one end, with a front facing window and matching casement door. Both sides of the garden are slightly elevated to the house, consequently it gets day long sunlight.

This home has also recently been repainted externally.

TQ9 6LX - Leave Totnes on the A381 Newton Abbot road. After 1½ miles and immediately before the Pig & Whistle, turn left. Follow the road until you reach the bridge, turn right and then take the next right, follow the road a short distance until Dragonfly Cottage becomes clear by our Purplebricks 'For Sale' board.

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16 May 2016


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