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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Harberton, Devon, TQ9

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Open plan living area
  • Three bedrooms
  • Mezzanine area
  • An abundance of character
  • Good sized gardens and grounds of approx. 0.6 of an acre
  • Peaceful haven
  • Parking for 5 vehicles
  • Village location

Full description

A charming barn conversion located in a sought after South Hams village. Open plan living area, three bedrooms, mezzanine area, an abundance of character, good sized gardens and grounds of approx. 0.6 of an acre, peaceful haven, parking for 5 vehicles, village location. EPC Band E

Situation - Upper Barn Is situated in a secluded position on the edge of the village of Harberton, one of the nearest villages to Totnes where there is a good community atmosphere, church and pub. The busy medieval town of Totnes, geographically built as the highest navigable point upon the River Dart, rapidly grew into the gateway to the South Hams, which is renowned for its pretty beaches and countryside.
Today Totnes is a bustling and thriving market town, that retains much of its original character, full of interest with a wide range of good local schools, shopping facilities and recreational pursuits including indoor swimming pool and boating opportunities on the River Dart. Totnes allows easy communication with the rest of the country.
The A38 Devon expressway is approximately 5 miles away, allowing speedy access to the cities of Exeter and Plymouth and the country beyond. Main line rail links in a little over 3 hours to London Paddington are also located in Totnes.

Description - The barn itself has a handsome facade with stone steps leading up to the entrance hall. There may be further potential for additional dwelling on site, subject to any necessary planning consents. There is a splendid open plan living space with vaulted ceilings, woodburner and double doors opening on to the gardens, making this a light and airy living space. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate Upper Barn's location.

Accommodation - Approached via a 5-bar gate, opening to the gravel drive with lawn to one side intersected with various fruit trees and with parking for several cars . An arc of stone steps rise to raised beds and gravel patio area and further steps to wooden and glazed front door and opening to the entrance hall .
Glazed entrance door to main hallway with partly engineered oak floor, oak floored staircase with solid wood rail and stainless steel fittings and under stairs cupboard housing electrics, Upper Barn enjoys reverse level living with two pairs of full length wooden casements windowed doors opening to front of the property, large wardrobes and hanging space and partially painted Devon Stone internal wall. Bedroom 2 with single full length casement window with substantial oak lintel opening to the front of the property and gravel patio sitting area.
Family bathroom with painted wooden floor, wash hand basin set in attractive vanity unit . Cupboard housing washing machine and shelves above, WC, shower with full length enclosure with large shower enclosure with Monsoon shower head and shower attachment. Doors opening out to the front of the property.
Staircase with solid wooden handrail and stainless steel fittings leading into the first floor and the open plan living/dining area. Engineered oak flooring in the living area and kitchen. The sitting area with log burner on a stone/slate hearth. Double doors lead out to the patio where some magnificent views over the gardens and meadow beyond can be enjoyed. Exposed white washed stonework. Solid oak ceiling beams. Hand built and painted galley kitchen with pine edged worktop. One half bowl with mixer taps, Samsung Electric Induction hob, Neff Inset fan assisted oven. Integrated fridge/freezer and integrated dishwasher.
Bedroom 3 with window overlooking the front of the property. Cupboard housing oil boiler. Paddle steps lead up to the mezzanine which is an ideal storage space. Two Velux windows affording much light.

Outside - Double doors opening from the dining area and sitting room area onto the terrace patio area. Set in an elevated position overlooking the gardens down to the vegetable patch and lawn area with stream at the bottom.
Upper Barn is accessed over a shared driveway to its own wooden 5-bar gate opening to the gravel drive with orchard planting to one side and some stone walling separating the main garden and orchard. Further parking for 5/6 vehicles. Additional parking could be created if required. Concrete pad with good sized potting shed. There is a meandering stream running through the garden with wildlife area and Gunnera. Particular attention has been given to the garden with an array of wild flowers and some terracing. A gravel area at the rear of the property may be suitable for extension, subject to any necessary planning consents.

Agents Note - There is an overage condition on the field area of the property, Title DN 359355.

Services - Private water supply via borehole, shared with one other dwelling. Mains drainage and electricity and oil fired boiler for hot water and heating.

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 - From Totnes proceed towards Kingsbridge on the A381. Proceed for approximately two miles, turning right signed for Harberton. Proceed through the village turning right immediately before the bus stop signed Parish Hall/ Church House Inn onto Tristford Road. Continue up the hill take second left into private drive follow the drive in around to the right and the entrance can be found at the end on your right.

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

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24 June 2018


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