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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Goveton, Kingsbridge


Property Description

Key features

  • Double Glazing and oil fired central heating
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Wood burning stove
  • Established and enclosed garden
  • Nestled in the heart of the hamlet

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, Wingstone will be found on the left hand side. 

SITUATION Wingstone 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 Wingstone is a unique and substantial cottage which is immaculately presented throughout. Originally the village school mistress's home, it dates back to the mid 19th Century and would make an easy to maintain second home, or a spacious family home.

The property enjoys a kitchen breakfast room, sitting room with woodburning stove and French doors to garden, family room and a family bathroom on the ground floor. The first floor offers 2 double bedrooms with casement windows and windows seats, a single third bedroom and bathroom.

The walled garden to the rear offers a variety of established flower beds to borders with a raised terrace at the far end and patio area accessed from the hallway and sitting room ideal for alfresco dining.

The property has the benefit of wooden framed windows with double glazing and oil fired central heating throughout. 


KITCHEN A beautiful Treyone oak fitted kitchen with granite & iroko work surfaces and Belfast sink. Electric range style cooker and extractor fan over. Integrated dishwasher and fridge and cupboard housing for washing machine. Window to the front aspect and window and stable door to the side. 

SITTING ROOM A bright dual aspect room with window and window seat overlooking the front aspect and French doors leading to the garden. Inset wood burning stove set on a slate hearth. Oak flooring.  

HALLWAY With windows and a door to the garden and stairs leading to the first floor. 

BATHROOM A spacious room with velux roof light with recessed shower cubicle with glass screen, free standing roll top bath with mixer taps, low level WC and wall mounted hand basin and storage cupboard above. Heated ladder style towel rail. Access to a second fully boarded loft area. 

FAMILY ROOM A bright and spacious room enjoying views over the garden. Oak flooring. 


LANDING Galleried landing with access to fully boarded loft space with light and power and opening window. 

BEDROOM 1 With window and window seat overlooking the front aspect, feature working fire place to the corner, fitted wall mounted book case and sink unit on a granite topped stand.  

BEDROOM 2 With window and window seat overlooking the front aspect. 

BEDROOM 3 With window to the rear garden and fitted wooden single bed. Fitted wall mounted book case.  

BATHROOM Panelled bath with mixer taps, pedestal hand basin and low level WC. Window to rear aspect.  

OUTSIDE To the rear of the property is an established garden with a level lawn with patio area accessed from the living room and a further seating area to the far end of the garden. The garden is a delightful sun trap with different aspects of the garden enjoying the sun throughout the day.  

N.B There is an option to purchase further garden with woodland and detached timber built double garage by separate negotiation. 

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity and water, private drainage & oil fired central heating. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'E'  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 September 2018


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