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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Shaugh Prior, Plymouth, PL7

Guide Price £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Around 2 Acres of Paddocks and Grounds
  • Annexe Potential
  • Almost 3,000 Sq Ft
  • Stables and Outbuildings

Full description

A truly charming smallholding with annexe, stables and outbuildings set in an idyllic location. Around 2 acres of paddocks and grounds. Annexe potential. Almost 3,000 square feet. Stables and outbuildings. EPC Band E

Situation - Nestling neatly between the moorland village of Shaugh Prior and the National Trust owned and a SSSI Dewerstone Wood, located within the heather clad moorland of The Dartmoor National Park with its 368 square miles of spectacular scenery and rugged granite tors, is literally on the doorstep.

Yet located to the north east of the maritime port of Plymouth, this is a location that offers both tranquillity and glorious surroundings of the National Park, while only being about 20 minutes' drive from the city of Plymouth and its wide range of amenities.

This is a truly stunning location and is the key to its enchanting beauty. Framed by sheep-speckled rolling moorland, and historic woodland with deep wooded valleys and rushing streams. The south coasts of Devon and Cornwall, with their beautiful estuaries, beaches and coastal walks, are within easy reach as well as the rugged coastline of North Cornwall and provides unlimited opportunities for walking, riding and fishing.

Description - This pretty five bedroom detached cottage has been extended creating highly flexible and versatile living space for a extended family. Probably dating from the 17th century Spring Cottage is reputed to be one of the oldest dwellings in the village, and retains many character features. Understood to be originally two charcoal burners, used to provide cottages, forming part of the historic Maristow Estate.

The current owners purchased the cottage in the mid 1970's and have subsequently carried out a number of extensions to meet the needs of their growing family. The accommodation offer huge flexibility and is currently used utilised to provide separate living spaces which can work independently of one another.

The private gardens are largely in front of the property with lawned area and an abundance of established flowering shrubs and plants. A pathway leads beyond the garden to reveal various areas set aside for vegetable, soft fruits and livestock. Further beyond this access can be gained to one paddock with the stable block, tack room and feed store with a further paddock field shelter being situated across the quiet lane.

Accommodation - Spring Cottage represents a fine life style investment hugely flexible accommodation which can be adapted for more an extended family or easily reincorporated into the main house. The accommodation enjoys a traditional farmhouse aura, with many original features such as granite fireplaces. The reception accommodation is particularly well-suited for entertaining, with; sitting room, family room, formal dining room, kitchen, utility/wc, wet room, porch, rear hall, bathroom and store. To the first floor are five bedrooms which include a guest room and studio living space with kitchen area and a family bathroom and shower room.

To the first floor, to the rear is the annexe with living room and kitchenette.

Gardens And Grounds - (See landplan) The main garden area is situated to the front of the property offering a good size lawned area and are extremely well stocked with an abundance of flowering shrubs and plants. A pathway leads beyond the garden to reveal various areas set aside for vegetable, soft fruits and livestock. Further beyond this access can be gained to one paddock with the stable block, tack room and feed store with a further paddock being situated across the lane.

There are a number of useful outbuildings dotted around the grounds including 2 stables with tack and feed stores, chicken/duck houses, pig sty and an independent chalet with shower room.

Services - Solar Panels, Oil Fired Heating, Mains Electricity and Water, Private Drainage

Tenure - Freehold

Local Authority - South Hams District Council & Devon County Council

Viewings/Negotiations - Strictly by appointment through Stags' Plymouth Office: 01752 223933 or Email:

Directions - Heading north from Plymouth on the A386 Plymouth Road turning right sign posted Bickleigh. Continue through the village and then turn left again sign posted Shaugh Prior. Follow this road to the bridge, cross over the river and as the road leads up to Shaugh Prior, Spring Cottage can be found on the right hand side.

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

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22 May 2017


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