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6 bedroom detached house for sale


Under Offer £500,000

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Tenure: Freehold

For sale with no chain. Old Walls is an enchanting six bedroom Grade II Listed property offering excellent potential for sensitive updating, blending modern design with the original character. This characterful home has been in the ownership of the same family for over fifty years and retains many superb character features. These include a number of fine old fireplaces, Georgian doors, picture rails, dado panelling, internal window shutters and a lovely old staircase. The property is set in an elevated position in a mature and well stocked garden with panoramic views across the rooftops of the village to the countryside beyond. It also benefits from a single garage.

We understand that the principal house dates from circa 1720 with additions in the 1800s and a great deal of 18th Century joinery survives.

The much sought after village of Slapton has many attractive old stone properties, some being thatched. It has two excellent pubs, a parish church, a thriving village hall and is only a short walk from Slapton Ley nature reserve and the beach at Slapton Sands. The neighbouring towns of Dartmouth and Kingsbridge are within a short drive and Totnes, with its mainline station to London Paddington is just eleven miles away.

The front of the building is accessed via a conservatory which, being in an elevated position, allows delightful views across the village rooftops to the countryside beyond. A glazed door leads directly into the

With a fine old staircase, understairs cupboard and doors to the Drawing Room and

Sitting Room - 4.27m (14'0") x 4.24m (13'11")
A double aspect room with period features including a painted wood fireplace with cast iron grate and French doors leading back to the conservatory.

Drawing Room - 4.24m (13'11") x 3.45m (11'4")
Another charming room with window with period shutters facing the front aspect, built in display cabinet with arched glazed door, built in bookshelves and an open stone fireplace. A door leads to the

Dining Room - 4.29m (14'1") x 2.41m (7'11")
This room features window to side elevation, an original stone fireplace with raised hearth and bread oven, a deep storage cupboard and display shelving. Old flagstone steps lead down to the

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.32m (14'2") x 3.66m (12'0")
A light and airy room fitted with a range of wall and floor units with beech block work surfaces, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, tiled splashbacks, ample provision for white goods and a dark green Rayburn. A partly glazed door leads to the garden and several steps lead down to the

Side Lobby/Utility Room
With plumbing for washing machine, exposed beams and a half glazed garden door. A further door leads to the

Bedroom One/Studio - 4.96m (16'3") x 4.27m (14'0")
This spacious area with side aspect window could easily be utilised as a guest suite and has its own fully tiled wet room.

First Floor
The large first floor landing has a door to the enclosed rear garden, a further staircase to the second floor and doors to other rooms.

Bedroom Two - 4.27m (14'0") x 3.83m (12'7")
As with all the bedrooms in this property the windows face the front and allow delightful views across the rooftops to beautiful countryside. Bedroom Two has a washbasin with cupboard below, a period fireplace (boarded) and a built in cupboard.

Bedroom Three - 3.53m (11'7") x 2.51m (8'3")
With front aspect window and also with a built in wardrobe and wash hand basin with cupboard below.

Bedroom Four - 4.34m (14'3") x 2.51m (8'3")
Also with front aspect window enjoying similar views, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and a further storage cupboard.

A partly tiled room with window to the front, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower over, and glass shower screen. Heated towel rail.

This is situated on a separate landing at first floor level with windows to side and rear, being fitted with a wash hand basin with cupboard below and WC.

Second Floor
The second floor landing has exposed roof beams, a small hatch to the roof space and doors to

Bedroom Five - 4.24m (13'11") x 3.88m (12'9")
Again with sloping ceilings and Velux windows, Bedroom Five has a Victorian fireplace and generously proportioned en suite bathroom.

Bedroom Six - 4.27m (14'0") x 2.82m (9'3")
A light and airy double aspect room with exposed beams, sloping ceilings and Velux windows.

The bathroom has a Velux window, panel bath,wash hand basin and WC and airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

Of stone construction being accessed directly off the road, with storage space to the rear and pedestrian access to the side.

The property is approached from the road by old stone steps which lead past a stone outbuilding/storeroom. A particular feature of the property is the lawned garden, which is accessed by a meandering path, and being well stocked and planted with mature shrubs, trees and perennials to give year round interest, rising to an elevated lawn and terrace adjacent to the front of the property. To the left is a timber storage shed and large traditional greenhouse against a high stone wall. The rear garden which is accessed from the first floor landing is well fenced and quite secluded being mostly laid to lawn and again well stocked with mature shrubs and perennials.

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Solar tubes to heat hot water. Night storage heating.

Council Tax
Council Tax Band F


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