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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

West Pitten, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon

Removed £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached barn conversion
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Approximately 1 Acre of grounds
  • Double garage and off road parking
  • Wealth of character features
  • 3 Bathrooms (master ensuite)
  • Quiet Rural Setting
  • Easy access to Plymouth and the A38

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION This wonderful detached stone barn conversion provides well-appointed and spacious accommodation in a delightful rural setting. Situated on a plot of approximately 1 acre, in the small hamlet of West Pitten, the property enjoys a quiet position at the end of a no through road, yet offers easy access to Plymouth and the A38 South Devon Expressway. Inside, the grade II listed property boasts a spectacular 40' dual aspect sitting room, with feature arch window, vaulted ceiling, patio doors to the garden, wood-burner and a mezzanine level 'minstrel's gallery', creating a marvellous space for entertaining. A kitchen-breakfast room, dining room, study, utility room, double bedroom and shower room complete the ground floor. Upstairs the master suite includes a dressing area and en-suite shower room and there are 3 further double bedrooms with a family bathroom. The property retains many character features such exposed beams and stone work, wrought iron door furniture and the whole benefits from hardwood double glazed windows. In 2016 a new boiler and hot water cylinder were installed with contemporary styled radiators.  

SITUATION North Barn is conveniently located midway between Plympton and Yealmpton and within easy reach of both the South Devon Coast and Dartmoor National Park. The A38 Devon Expressway is only a mile or so away giving fast access to both Plymouth and Cornwall to the West and Exeter and beyond to the East. The village of Yealmpton has a good range of amenities including a primary school, shop, post office, petrol station and garage, public houses, farm shop and hairdressers. Secondary schooling is available at the 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College with grammar and independent schools in Plymouth. Plymouth boasts a historic waterside, with water-sports and sailing available in the Sound. The city also boasts a wide range of shops, department stores, restaurants, theatres, cinemas and a mainline railway station. 

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation is as follows: (Please note that all dimensions are approximate. Metric measurements are conversions from imperial figures which have been rounded to the nearest three inches). 

ENTRANCE Large wooden entrance door into:- 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Granite step up into spacious area with quarry tiled floor. Built-in wooden storage cupboard and under stairs storage cupboard. Staircase to first floor, carpeted with wooden newel post and balustrades. Radiator. To one side of the staircase is a triple pane window with deep sill topped with slate, overlooking the front elevation. Three double wall lights. Smoke detector. Double built-in cloaks/storage cupboard. Passageway through leading to:- 

INNER HALLWAY Triple window looking into Dining Room. Granite step down and arched wooden door with wooden lintel over, out to the rear elevation. Exposed stone walls. Continuation of passageway with door into:-  

SITTING ROOM A wonderful space with high vaulted ceiling revealing exposed A frame roof and feature arched multi-pane window (full height) overlooking the front elevation. Exposed stone walls to all sides, painted. Two high level windows to one side. A large feature Inglenook stone fireplace with inset wood burner, elevated on a stone plinth, tiled slate hearth. Tall contemporary radiator to one side and recess to other side. Two Velux roof lights. French doors with glazed side panels out to the rear patio area and garden beyond. Carpeted floor. Additional door back to Inner Hallway. Two American style ceiling light fans and numerous spotlight fittings. Double wooden doors with large wooden beam over and two granite steps up into Dining Room. Staircase to mezzanine level with wooden newel posts and balustrades, two large round wooden posts (supporting mezzanine).  

MEZZANINE Currently being used as a study area. Power points and telephone point. Exposed stone walls. Beamed ceiling. Carpeted floor. Step up and door into Master Bedroom. 

DINING ROOM Delightful room with triple window overlooking the front elevation. Exposed stone walls to two sides, painted. To one corner is a triple internal window to hallway. Contemporary radiator. Pendant ceiling light. Space for dining table and chairs.

From the Hallway, door into:-

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM L-shaped room with range of base units to two sides with space for dishwasher with granite worktop over and matching wall cupboards above. Space for Range-style cooker with extractor fan above. Double window overlooking the front elevation. 1¼ bowl stainless steel sink unit in granite work-surface with grooved drainer to one side and granite upstands. Granite upstand and granite deep window sill. Tiled splashbacks. Centre island unit with storage either side and granite worktop over, wine rack to either end. Built-in unit with space for American-style fridge/freezer. Radiator. Engineered Oak flooring. Space for kitchen table and chairs with triple window overlooking the rear elevation with deep window sill topped with granite. Painted exposed stone wall. Ceiling spotlights. Door into:- 

UTILITY ROOM Acrylic sink set into base unit with mixer tap over and work surface to either side with matching cupboards above. Space for additional larder fridge and freezer units below. Tiled splashback. Wall unit with shelf for microwave and tall storage cupboard to one side. Space for automatic washing machine with space for tumble dryer above. Large wooden door to the side elevation. Tiled floor.

From the Hallway, door into:-

STUDY Ample power points. Telephone point. Radiator. Carpeted floor. Triple ceiling spotlight fitting. Carpeted floor. 

BEDROOM 5 Double bedroom with triple window overlooking the rear elevation. Radiator. Triple spotlight fitting. Carpeted floor. Fitted wardrobe. 

SHOWER ROOM Matching suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, shower cubicle with Mira Sport shower over. Tiled to dado height. Ladder heated towel rail. Centre ceiling light fitting. Extractor fan. Ceramic tiled floor.

From the hallway, staircase rising to first floor:-


LANDING Built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and space for storage. Velux window. Spacious area which could be used as an additional study area. Radiator. Beamed ceiling with spotlights. Velux window at one each end. Door into:- 

MASTER BEDROOM 'A-frame' into roof. Large Velux window to one side. Exposed stone walls, painted to three sides. Two arrow slit windows to either side. Range of matching fitted wardrobes and drawer units. Spotlight fittings. Carpeted floor. Door into:- 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Beautifully tiled walls and floor. Low level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin in vanity unit with drawers below, illuminated mirror above, mixer tap over. Curved shower cubicle with curved sliding door and rain head shower over with additional shower attachment. Large ladder heated towel rail. Ceiling spotlights.


BEDROOM 2 Large Velux window to one side. Exposed painted stone wall. Exposed purlins and beams to ceiling. Two built-in storage cupboards/wardrobes. Radiator. Centre ceiling light fitting. Carpeted floor. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Matching Heritage suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled to dado height. Long Velux window to rear elevation. Storage cupboard into eaves with tiled area above. Concealed ceiling spotlights. Radiator with heated towel rail over. Tiled floor.  

BEDROOM 3 Large Velux window to rear elevation with exposed painted stone wall. Wooden shelf. Twin built-in storage cupboards/wardrobes, one with hanging rail and other with fitted shelving. Exposed purlins and beams to ceiling. Ceiling light fitting with quadruple spotlights. Carpeted floor. 

BEDROOM 4 Large Velux window to rear elevation with exposed painted stone wall. Painted wooden shelves. Exposed stone wall to one side. Purlins and beams to ceiling. Triple ceiling light fitting. Carpeted floor. Contemporary radiator. Access to loft space with fitted loft ladder.  

OUTSIDE The majority of the garden is to the rear of the property including an extensive area of decking, with additional hardstanding and storage sheds. The main part of the garden is laid to lawn with a small wooded area to one side leading down to a small stream which forms part of the boundary. The garden enjoys rural views of countryside beyond.

To the front of the property, on the side of the barn is a wooden storage shed. Ample space for parking numerous cars. Pathway continues onto shared hard-core area. At the front of North Barn is a semi-circular gravelled area interspersed with various shrubs and plants bordered by rough stone.

Brick paved pathway leading to double garage.

DOUBLE GARAGE Electrically operated solid wooden up-and-over door. Block construction clad with wood with a pitched slate roof. uPVC double glazed pedestrian door to side, (currently used as a workshop), with ample space to park two vehicles. To the rear of garage, built-in base units with wooden storage cupboards above. Power and light. To the rear of the garage is the oil tank.  

SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Oil fired hot water and central heating. Private drainage including filtration unit. 

COUNCIL TAX BAND The property is in Council Tax Band F. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. 

DIRECTIONS From the village of Yealmpton proceed North up Yealmbury Hill and out of the village. After approximately 1.5 miles the entrance to West Pitten can be found on the left. Proceed down the lane to the very end, where North Barn can be found in front of you to your right.

USEFUL INFORMATION Go to for information about council tax, location, development boundaries, recycling etc. Type the property's postcode in the box under 'Where You Live' [bottom right corner] and select the property address from the list.


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28 October 2017


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