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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bowden House, Totnes

Offers in Region of £290,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attached Period Cottage
  • Character Features
  • Extensive Communal Grounds
  • Historic Bowden House Community
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Conservatory

Full description

Enchanting Grade I listed attached period cottage with a wealth of character features and beautiful communal grounds in the historic Bowden House community.


DESCRIPTION 
Trist Cottage is an exquisite period cottage of unique character and design offering very pretty two bedroomed accommodation with central heating from a communal wood chip boiler. The property also benefits from under floor heating and PV panels. There is a superb sitting room with vast inglenook fireplace and log burning stove, exposed beams and interesting alcoves. The country kitchen is well appointed and there is an attractive conservatory/entrance room. Outside is a useful store/workshop, private seating area and two historic and beautiful communal courtyards. There are extensive communal grounds with productive fruit and veg plots, meeting room, orchard and delightful mature woodland. To conclude; Properties in the Bowden House intentional community rarely become available. This charming and unique property will appeal to buyers who enjoy character and a sense of community in a stunning yet accessible location.

ACCOMMODATION 
French double glazed doors to:

ENTRANCE CONSERVATORY 
Double glazed pine framed conservatory entrance with limestone flooring raised oak seating area, and inner glazed door to:

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/SITTING ROOM 
Beautiful inglenook fireplace with former bread oven. Slate hearth and fitted with log burning stove. Exposed ceiling beams and deep window sills, telephone point. Kitchen area fitted with a range of painted wood base units, woodblock worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Inset butlers sink with mixer taps. Plumbing for dishwasher. Fitted storage shelves, appliance space. LPG gas cooker point. Steps up to:

SITUATION 
Trist Cottage occupies a superb and reasonably level position, surrounded by beautiful South Hams countryside, yet a little over 1 mile from historic Totnes. The property enjoys unspoilt rural views and was previously part of the historic Bowden Estate. The private driveway is shared with neighbouring properties and the cottage enjoys a high degree of seclusion. The nearby villages of Ashprington and Tuckenhay have noted local inns/restaurants and access to the stunning River Dart. As mentioned, the celebrated market town of Totnes is a short distance to the north and offers an interesting range of shops, cafes, bistros, galleries and excellent educational provision. The surrounding area has superb leisure opportunities, including sailing, rowing, riding, cycling and wonderful walking in the unspoilt countryside. The South Devon coastal resorts and the Dartmoor National Park are within easy motoring distance. In addition, Totnes station is on the main line to London...

HALLWAY 
With historic alcove with diamond window. Door to outside and period staircase to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 
Side aspect window with deep display sill. Radiator. Hatch to roof space and paneled doors to:

BEDROOM 1 
Two side aspect windows with deep sills. Built-in shelves and hanging space. Lovely Georgian fireplace with wood surround. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2 
Front aspect window with natural stone sill. Radiator.

BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM 
Artistic multi coloured hand painted floor. Shaped Victorian style bath on claw feet with mixer taps and shower attachment. Double cubicle with chrome shower unit. Large wash basin with mirror above and W.C. Heated towel rail. Airing cupboard and large tank providing hot water.

OUTSIDE 
There is an extensive communal parking area and pathway past the main house and around to Trist Cottage. Beautiful stone archway to two cobbled communal courtyards. Productive and unspoilt communal grounds of about 11 acres. Shared laundry room with appliances.

DIRECTIONS 
From the A38, take the A384 towards Totnes / Dartmouth as far as Dartington / Shinner's Bridge. Turn left on to the A385 towards Totnes. Just past the Police Station at the lights, turn right onto the A381 towards Dartmouth. Once on the A381, keep going up the hill until you see a sign for Sharpham / Ashprington. Turn left on to that road and follow it for 1 mile until you see the sign for Bowden House.

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Added on Rightmove:
24 May 2018

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