3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Kingsbridge, Devon

Guide Price £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quiet & rural hamlet location
  • Ample parking and double garage
  • Rolling countryside views
  • Beautifully landscaped and established gardens
  • 2 Reception rooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Fore Street in Kingsbridge proceed up the hill and bear right following the one way system onto Duncombe Street, Proceed straight on into Church Street and take the next right in to Belle Cross Road. Follow this road into the countryside and bear left sign posted Goveton and Buckland Tout Saints. Proceed along this road until you reach the hamlet of Goveton. Upon reaching the centre of the hamlet bear right and Porch Cottage can be found on the left hand side. 

SITUATION Porch Cottage is situated in the sheltered rural hamlet of Goveton, less than two miles from the local town of Kingsbridge. Goveton is a very picturesque hamlet nestled in an unspoilt South Hams valley, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, off the beaten track.

Kingsbridge has primary and secondary schools, both of which fared well in recent OFSTED reports. Local amenities including the South Hams Hospital, churches, health centre, tennis courts, sports centre with bowls arena and indoor swimming pool. There are also a good range of independent shops and restaurants.

The A38 expressway at Wrangaton is some 12 miles to North West, leading to the M5 and Exeter (about 30 miles) with an international airport and university. The city of Plymouth is about 20 miles west via the A379, with railway, Brittany Ferryport, Derriford Hospital, and the University of Plymouth. 

DESCRIPTION Porch Cottage has origins dating back to the late 1700's and offers a secret countryside escape which could be used as either a substantial family home with flexible living accommodation or a picturesque second property in the heart of the rolling countryside with the coastline nearby and popular town of Kingsbridge just a short distance away.

The property incorporates characterful features including deep windows sills and window seats to rustic beams and curved recesses yet with modern features to include uPVC framed double glazed windows and a beautiful en-suite bathroom extension with Juliette balcony.  

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: Part glazed uPVC door to: 

ENTRANCE PORCH With flag stone flooring, coat hanging and space for shoes. Original curved front door to: 

LIVING ROOM A delightful and characterful room with dual aspect windows enjoying views over the garden and a cross the village to the rolling countryside hills. Inglenook fire place with wood burning stove set on a slate hearth with timber mantel piece above. Window seat. Recessed alcove and exposed beams to ceiling. Electric panel heater.  

STUDY With timber panelling to stairs, slot window with deep silk to the front aspect. Cupboard housing meters and fuse box. Step to:

 

DINING ROOM A charming room with feature wood burning stove with stone surround and set on a slate hearth. Two windows with window seats enjoying views across the garden. Night store heater. Exposed beams to ceiling and recessed alcove.  

KITCHEN A naturally bright kitchen and breakfast room with Aga set into a brick surround.

Solid wooden kitchen units comprising cupboards and drawers with solid granite work surfaces. Inset 1 and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps with window to the rear garden. Under counter space and plumbing for dishwasher. Airing cupboard with wooden slatted shelving with hot water cylinder.  

UTILITY ROOM With space and plumbing for American style fridge freezer and washing machine.  

WC With low level WC with Belfast sink with cupboard below and to the side. Window to the rear garden.

From the living room, stairs lead to the first floor accommodation.  

LANDING Window to side garden.  

MASTER BEDROOM A bright and spacious room with generous windows overlooking the rear garden. Range of built in storage cupboards and access to the loft space, red brick chimney providing secondary heating from the Aga. . Part glazed door to: 

ENSUITE A beautiful extension to create an ensuite bathroom with Juliette balcony with views over the garden. A free standing bath with clawed feet and antique style taps is the main feature. Low level WC with pedestal hand basin and heater towel rail. Electric under floor heating. Velux roof light.  

BEDROOM 3 A bright double bedroom with built in storage cupboards window to the front aspect. Night store heating.  

BEDROOM 2 A spacious double bedroom with dual aspect windows providing views across the countryside and village. Recessed storage cupboard. Exposed beams to ceiling. 

BATHROOM A white three piece suite comprising panelled bath with antique style taps and Mira sport shower over. Low level WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit below. Tiled surround. Window to the front garden. Double cupboard with wooden slatted shelving.  

OUTSIDE The garden is well established yet with opportunity for future landscaping, but currently provides a range of levels with carefully thought through seating areas to enjoy the sunshine throughout the day.

The garden is accessed from the front of the property with a meandering pathway trailing through the lawn with established trees creating a parkland feel. At the top of the garden, is a level lawn adjoining neighbouring farmland and enjoys glorious views across the village and offers a generous summerhouse which benefits from power.

The property is accessed through a timber 5 bar gate which leads to ample parking for several vehicles and leads to a slightly elevated double garage with power and up and over door. To the front of the property is an easy to maintain and level lawn.

Accessed from the kitchen/ breakfast room is a private sun trap patio ideal for alfresco entertaining.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'F'  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5NE
Tel: 01803 861234.
 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 1PP
Tel: 01548 857474
 


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  • Ivybridge (9.2 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, TQ7 1PP

01548 466008 Local call rate

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