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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Diptford, Devon, TQ9

Under Offer £630,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four double bedrooms (master ensuite)
  • Two reception rooms
  • Rural, yet accessible location
  • Useful stone outbuilding
  • Well maintained gardens and paddock
  • Good sized garage and parking

Full description

SOLD BY STAGS TOTNES. A splendid detached four bedroom country residence set in 1.4 acres of grounds. Four double bedrooms (master ensuite), two reception rooms, rural, yet accessible location, useful stone outbuilding, well maintained gardens and paddock, good sized garage and parking. EPC Band D

Situation - Laurel Cottage is located on the edge of the highly desirable village of Diptford. Located in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, with good access to the A38/Devon Expressway allowing for speedy access to Exeter and Plymouth. There is a church, parish hall, post office and well regarded primary school.
A range of shops and facilities are available at the nearby village of South Brent 3 miles away. The property receives good Internet connection and mobile 4G.
The bustling medieval market town of Totnes is approximately 6 miles away with a wide range of good local schools, shops and recreational facilities and a mainline railway station with direct trains to London Paddington, the midlands and the north.

Description - Laurel Cottage has been the subject of meticulous refurbishment over the years with particular attention paid to energy efficiency. The property has an abundance of character with exposed stonework, two exposed stone chimney breasts and the addition of an attractive conservatory affording views across the gardens and surrounding countryside.
The garden is on several levels with mature planting, a vegetable garden, fruit cage and a small stream. There is an additional paddock measuring approximately 1 acre.
Laurel Cottage is on the edge of this desirable village and viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the quality of the internal finishes and the spacious accommodation amounting to over 2100 sqft.

Accommodation - Conservatory entrance with tiled floor and underfloor heating. Two temperature-controlled roof vents with tinted glass roof and roller blinds. Large reception room with much natural light and with exposed stone chimney breasts at either end. Wood-burning stove with stone hearth in the main sitting area. Engineered oak flooring and good ceiling heights with spotlights and suspended feature lighting over dining area.
Door through to bedroom 4/study with dual aspect windows and built in under stairs cupboard. Door from dining area to kitchen with front and rear aspect windows and tiled floor. Range of wall and base units, built in Neff dishwasher, space for Range cooker with extractor hood over, feature pendant light over the breakfast table. Space for fridge/freezer. Good sized pantry cupboards with automatic lighting. Solid oak worktops and double sink and drainer. Views over the front and rear garden. Door to utility with tiled floor, external door to outside. Range of wall and base units, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and space for additional fridge/freezer. Ground floor WC.
Stairs from sitting room to first floor. Landing with exposed stonework, picture window and wooden beam stretching the full length. Bedroom 1 with picture window overlooking the gardens, paddock and countryside beyond. Plenty of space for wardrobe and storage. Some exposed stonework. Doorway to dressing room with range of bespoke wardrobes. Door to ensuite with shower enclosure, WC and wash hand basin. Underfloor heating, heated towel rail and range of cabinets.
Bedroom 2 with exposed stone chimney breast and views over the garden.
Bedroom 3, again with splendid views over the surrounding countryside, built in bespoke wardrobe and painted stonework. Spacious family bathroom with large corner bath and shower enclosure and wash hand basin. Separate WC with hand basin.

Outside - Accessed via a brick driveway with parking for 4 vehicles. Detached double garage with electric up and over door. Pedestrian door leads to the garden from the back of the garage. Lean-to ideal for log storage. Access to the side of the property via a pathway. Steps leading up to the rear lawn with mature fruit trees and further access to boiler cupboard and oil tank.
To the front of the property there is a patio area which is a lovely sun trap, leading off from the conservatory. Step up to lawned gardens with mature herbaceous borders, and to a useful stone outbuilding with a slate roof, comprising a partially insulated workshop/office at one end and tool store at the other. Spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. Archway stone footbridge over a stream to formal vegetable garden, with fruit cage. The stream runs down past oak, beech and birch trees, a gingko biloba and a giant gunnera.
Pedestrian gate leading to the gently sloping paddock/meadow with two small copse areas. Vehicular access via a country lane to the paddock.

Services - Private drainage, septic tank, mains water and electricity, oil fired boiler.
Radon pump in the boiler shed. Solar photovoltaic panels with a feed in tariff producing about £1500 per annum as well as solar thermal panels augmenting the hot water supply.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - Proceed out of Totnes on the Plymouth Road and after 4 miles, just after Bluepost Garage turn left. Continue for about a mile and bear right for Diptford. In the village, take the second left by The Old Bakehouse, continue down the hill and the property can be found about 300m down the hill on your left.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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03 May 2018

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