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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Blackawton, Devon, TQ9

Sold STC £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Splendid sitting room with vaulted ceiling, mezzanine and woodburner
  • Conservatory/sun room
  • Open plan kitchen/diner
  • Two bathrooms
  • Five bedrooms
  • Enclosed gardens
  • Quiet location
  • Character features

Full description

A superb attached stone barn set in a rural location within easy access to the South Hams coastline. Splendid sitting room with vaulted ceiling, mezzanine and woodburner, conservatory/sun room, open plan kitchen/diner, two bathrooms, five bedrooms, enclosed front and rear gardens, quiet location, character features. EPC Band E

Situation - Higher Barn Coombe is located in a delightful and picturesque valley setting. The nearest village is Blackawton where there is a well known Public House, village shop, Post Office and Academy school. The A381 provides access to Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Totnes where there is a comprehensive range of schooling, shopping and recreational facilities.
Totnes also has its own mainline railway station linking to London Paddington. Also within reach are lovely country walks and the beaches of the South Hams, which is designated as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Description - Higher Barn Coombe was converted in the 1980's and offers superb accommodation as an entire family home or, alternatively, easily adapted for the use of two families and/or multi-generational living.
The 28' sitting room has a most impressive vaulted ceiling and mezzanine level. The large farmhouse style kitchen provides ample space for large dining table and door off to a sunny conservatory. The property is flanked by pretty gardens providing much privacy with large stone store and double garage.

Accommodation - Steps lead to glazed entrance door into entrance hall with door off to master suite with partially vaulted A-frame ceiling, splendid picture window with views across the surrounding countryside. Ensuite with good sized bathroom with double ended bath, tiled surround, shower enclosure, wash hand basin, WC and skylight. Additional room with shower enclosure, WC and wash hand basin.
Sitting room with staircase leading to mezzanine with A-frame vaulted ceiling. Freestanding woodburner with slate hearth. Much natural light via gable end window. Door to front lawned area. Staircase down to the open plan kitchen/diner with exposed wooden floorboards, good ceiling heights, inset spotlights and huge, impressive Cruck beams. Built in wall mounted and base solid wooden kitchen units with 4-ring hob and electric oven. Space for dishwasher and washing machine. Two doors leads out from the kitchen/diner, one onto the patio area and enclosed partially stone walled courtyard garden which is ideal for alfresco dining. The other door leads to good sized conservatory enjoying a rural aspect and garden views.
Ground floor hallway leads onto to the bedrooms. Bedroom 3 with exposed beams and window overlooking the courtyard. Family bathroom with pea-shaped bath and shower over, inset spotlights, wash hand basin and WC. Bedroom 4 with window overlooking the courtyard garden. Hall door opening to the front gardens, ample natural light. Bedroom 5 has views across the open valley.

Outside - The property has two distinct areas of lawn, one with a patio, pond and privacy being offered by means of hedging. The second area has pathways leading to the garage and surround a central flower. Both gardens are next to the driveway that leads to the barn and provides parking for up to two vehicles.
To the rear of the property is a further enclosed garden with sun terrace and well stocked floral and herbaceous borders. Higher Barn Coombe is bordered by natural stone and rendered walls.

Outbuildings And Parking - There is a stone and block storage shed/workshop and attached log store. The double garage has a cantilevered door.

Services - Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating and private drainage.

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 on 01803 865454.

Directions - From Totnes, take the A381 signed Kingbbridge and Dartmouth. At the Church at Halwell, turn left immediately after the Church and left again at the T-junction.
Pass Woodland Leisure Park and Dartmouth Golf & Country Club and take the next right to Torcross and Slapton. Continue through Cotterbury Cross and pass the turning to East Down and take the turning right signposted Forder.
Follow this road down the hill and turn onto the private driveway which is signposted Coombe House and Coombe Barton. Towards the end of the driveway, bear right and Higher Barn will be found on the left hand side.

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

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06 July 2018


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