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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Tristford, Harberton, Devon, TQ9

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Detached garage and parking
  • Secluded position
  • Tranquil gardens
  • Character features
  • Walking distance to the village

Full description

A detached well presented stone conversion with impressive gardens and grounds. Set in the highly desirable location of Tristford, Harberton in a majestic and tranquil setting. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, detached garage and parking, secluded position, tranquil gardens, walking distance to the village, character features. EPC Band E

Situation - The Old Stable is situated in a secluded position on the edge of the village of Harberton, at Tristford, 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.
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 Old Stable has been the subject of recent renovation and extension, particular attention having been paid to the gardens with the creation of formal stone walling and level lawns making the most of the natural environment. This has created a tranquil and special place. There has been a recent kitchen extension with large roof light and double doors leading to a stone terrace.

Accommodation - Glazed door to entrance hall. Kitchen/diner with range of wall and base units with one and a half bowl sink and drainer plus designer style splashback. Inset Smeg range cooker with stainless steel splashback and extractor hood over. Space for large larder fridge and for dresser unit. Inset spotlights and Karndean wood effect flooring. This room has recently been extended with a lovely light dining area with large roof light and double doors opening to the terracing.
Utility with sink and drainer, useful storage cupboard and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dyer, space for fridge/freezer. Velux window.
Ground floor shower room with WC, wash hand basin, large shower enclosure and Karndean flooring. Understairs cupboard. Bedroom 2 with window to the front garden. Rear hall with side aspect to the terrace. The master bedroom has plenty of space for super king size bed and additional wardrobe cupboard and drawers. Large picture window overlooking the gardens and pond and on to the leafy canopy of Tristford. Ensuite with bath and corner mixer tap with separate shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Stairs leading to half landing, double doors leading out to steps to the front garden. Stairs continue to the first floor. Main sitting room with partially vaulted ceiling with exposed white-washed beams and stonework. Woodburner, two Velux windows, dormer window affording views over the surrounding countryside. Gable end glass door with windows to either side opening out to superb decking and enjoying super views over its own garden and summerhouse with stream beyond.
Home office/bedroom 3 with dormer window, Velux window, partially vaulted ceiling with inset spotlights. Stable door to steps which creates its own entrance.

Detached Garage/Studio - Double doors opening to garage. Currently used as a workshop and has an inspection pit, ideal for the car enthusiast. Separate WC and wash hand basin and housing the boiler.
The studio/bed 4 above the garage has its own pedestrian access via some steps. Vaulted ceiling, gable end window, inset spotlights, three Velux windows, useful floor level units with sink and drainer. Separate shower and wash hand basin. Good quality wooden flooring. This is ideal additional accommodation to the main house. Bedroom 4.

Outside - Detached stone lean-to/workshop/wood store. Parking for three vehicles to the front of the main garage and additional parking arrangement opposite for further two vehicles.
The front gardens have a gravelled pathway with herbaceous shrub borders with steps leading up to the secondary entrance. Lovely stonework facade to the property. Decking leads out from the sitting room and is accessed via the front gardens via some steps. Gravelled pathway to the side of the garage leading to superb landscaped gardens. Further gravel pathway with granite setts and raised beds, ornate pond, level lawn and overlooks surrounding garden and countryside.
Stone archway with wrought iron gates opening to a refurbished cobbled and terraced area with its own access to the side of the property and also from the kitchen/diner.
Steps lead down from the level lawn with gravelled pathway to charming boardwalk. Summerhouse and stream running through the rear of the garden. Wooden bridge leads up to vegetable growing area with raised beds with poly tunnel and further level area with vehicular access for further parking potential if required.

Services - Mains water, private drainage, septic tank, electricity, LPG central heating, multi-fuel burner in sitting room, BT fibre Internet, phone and broadband.

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 up the hill and through "the Cutting" where you will see a sign for a crossroads. Turn right at the crossorads (unmarked road - known as Green Lane) and after 200 metres you will see a left turn to Tristford and Cholwell.

Take this left and pass farms on your right and left. Drive up the Hill eventually you will see a small access drive on your right beside the first house you come to. This is East Lodge.
Turn right into the drive and continue until you reach The Old Stable, the first house on the left.

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

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