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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon, PL19

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Utility Room
  • Two Storey Garden Store
  • Delightful Gardens
  • Stables and Former Sand School
  • 3.8 Acres In All

Full description

Charming Grade II Listed detached farmhouse set in a peaceful rural position with equestrian facilities. 3 Reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, 4 bedrooms, utility room, 2 storey store, gardens, stables and former sand school. 3.8 Acres in all.

Situation - The property is situated in a peaceful, rural location at the end of a 'No Through' road. The attractive village of Milton Abbot is 1.7 miles away with place of worship, primary school and public house. The ancient stannary market town of Tavistock is 7.5 miles to the south east, with its excellent range of shopping facilities including supermarkets, restaurants, boutiques, doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeries. In addition there are private and secondary schools to A-level standard including Kelly College and Mount House preparatory school. At Tavistock one can access the majestic Dartmoor National Park. The historic and former market town of Launceston is 8 miles to the north west, with access to the A30 dual carriageway, linking the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter. The city port of Plymouth is 22 miles to the south, where there are excellent communications, cross channel ferry port and a wide range of department stores.

Description - This traditional Grade II listed farmhouse dates back to the early 19th Century and is set in a rural yet accessible location. It has been the cherished family home of the current vendors for the last 24 years and offers equestrian facilities.

Accommodation - The accommodation is illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises; entrance vestibule with stairs rising to the first floor. Dual aspect sitting room with sash windows and a feature fireplace housing a wood burner set on a slate tiled hearth. Dining room which also benefits from a feature fireplace with an inset wood burner. The triple aspect garden room has French doors providing access to an attractive patio area and garden beyond. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with roll edge work surfaces incorporating one and half bowl sink unit, chimney breast with inset solid fuel Rayburn, space for electric cooker and fridge/freezer, plumbing for dishwasher and beamed ceiling. The rear porch/boot room provides access to the most useful utility room with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, cupboard housing the boiler and a cloakroom. To the first floor there are four bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom which comprises a corner bath with shower over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Outside - The property is approached from the tarmacadam lane onto the driveway, which provides ample off road parking. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and an apple orchard which provides an ideal haven to enjoy the peaceful location. Adjoining the property is a most useful TWO STOREY GARDEN STORE 3.96m x 3.78m (13'0'' x 12'5'') with disconnected WC and spiral staircase rising to the mezzanine floor which could suit a small office or additional storage space.
 
A track leads from the main parking area to the STABLE BLOCK which comprises three stables 3.48m x 3.51m (11'5'' x 11'6''), one foaling box and a storeroom. From the stable block, access is gained to a FORMER SAND SCHOOL and a small paddock, ideal for turning out. The pasture paddocks, benefitting from a spring water supply in the lower field, are enclosed by wooden fencing and enjoy far reaching countryside views.
 
The property extends in all to 3.815 acres or thereabouts.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (shared with three other properties). Bulk Gas central heating. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services. The property is sold subject to all local authority charges.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the vendor's appointed agents Stags.

Directions - From Launceston take the A388 south towards Callington and after 2.5 miles take the B3362 road towards Milton Abbot and Tavistock. Proceed through Milton Abbot turning left immediately by the primary school. Proceed for approximately 0.25 miles, ignoring the first right hand turning. The road continues, bending sharply to the left and as it bends sharply to the right, continue straight on (do not take the right hand bend). Continue along this lane for approximately 0.25 miles turning right into the 'No Through' road. Follow this road, over the cattle grid and Downhouse Farm will be found on your right hand side.

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


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Added on Rightmove:
21 August 2017

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