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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Ermington, Ivybridge, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • Georgian house and 2 bed cottage in 10 acres
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • Lovely presentation
  • American Barn with 3 Stables & Tack Room
  • Beautiful Gardens & Grounds
  • Garaging
  • 10 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning, Grade II listed Georgian house, with separate gatehouse cottage, in a parkland setting on the edge of the village.

Ermecot House: Reception hall • Cloakroom • Drawing room • Dining room • Kitchen/Breakfast room • Orangery Ancillary kitchen • Ground floor guest bedroom (en-suite) • Inner hall • Second cloakroom • Laundry room
Wine store • Boiler room • Master bedroom suite • 4 further bedrooms • Bathroom
Gate House Cottage: Sitting room • Kitchen/dining room • 2 bedrooms • Bathroom
Beautiful gardens and grounds, including a walled garden • Paddocks and stream • Former coach house providing office, workshop and gym • Substantial barn with 3 stables, tack room and storage • 2 garages and double carport
In all about 3.95 Ha (9.77 acres)

Ermecot House is situated in a private and secluded, south-facing position on the outskirts of Ermington. A charming village, providing church, school, restaurant and green. The Georgian towns of Modbury and Ivybridge (1.7 and 3.5 miles respectively) offer a good range of everyday shopping facilities, together with a large leisure centre. The highly accredited Ivybridge Community College is nearby and specialises in sports, science/mathematics and, more recently, in languages. The navel town of Plymouth is approximately 12.5 miles to the west and has a wide range of cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities, including the Theatre Royal, which attracts a number of national opera, ballet and theatrical companies. Plymouth also has a good range of independent schools, including Plymouth College for boys and girls of all ages.
The cathedral city and county town of Exeter, approximately 35 miles away, has a number of independent schools for boys and girls of all ages, a fine university and excellent cultural facilities, including the Northcott Theatre. Princesshay, the main retail centre for Exeter, also provides a wide range of shops, restaurants and cafes.

The Property
Ermecot House is a wonderful, Grade II listed Georgian residence standing in approximately 10 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, encompassed by glorious South Hams countryside. In recent years the property has undergone a complete and most sympathetic restoration, using only the finest materials and craftsmen. Ermecot House exudes the opulence and associated hallmarks of its time, yet careful consideration to modern day conveniences ensures for a most comfortable and up to date home. Built in the 1820s, as part of the Carew Pole Estate, the property is particularly light and classically laid out, with elegant, well-proportioned rooms decorated with intricate coving, impressive fireplaces and window shutters to some. There are a number of modern day enhancements, including the addition of a stunning bespoke orangery, which provides a
fabulous, multi-functional, year-round room. There is also a state of the art alarm, television and sound system installed. From the elegant reception hall there are two bay window reception rooms, a cloakroom, together with 2 well-appointed kitchens, the main kitchen leading into the spectacular orangery. Doors from the inner hall lead to two enclosed courtyards, while others provide access to a further cloakroom, laundry room and bathroom. The wine store may be accessed from one of the courtyards. The master bedroom suite and 4 other bedrooms and bathroom are located on the first floor, while a very useful guest suite (bedroom six), with disability facilities, is located on the ground floor. Virtually all rooms enjoy views over the gardens, grounds and
neighbouring countryside.
Additional accommodation includes a charming two bedroom gatehouse cottage, while one of the outbuildings has also been converted to provide excellent office, gym and workshop space.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 June 2016

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