4 bedroom farm house for saleBrixton, Plymouth, Devon
- Grade II Listed Farmhouse
- Almost 4.5 Acres Including Gardens, Paddocks and Woodland
- 4 Double Bedrooms
- 4 Bathrooms (Master Ensuite)
- Double Garage and Workshop
DESCRIPTION This delightful Grade II Listed stone built former farmhouse with slate roof, offers an abundance of character features whilst offering a spacious family home. It has been refurbished by its current owners, who also bought additional land, including 2 paddocks and woodland in close proximity to the house to create a total plot of approximately 4.2 acres.
SITUATION The property is situated on the cusp of the South Hams village of Brixton, a small village some 5 miles east of Plymouth on the Kingsbridge Road. It is very convenient for Plymouth, the excellent shopping centre at Plymstock and the South Hams with its lovely countryside and coastline. The village has a church, 'Outstanding' Primary School, nursery, public house, fish and chip shop, Post Office with general store and garden. For secondary schooling, there is free transport for the well regarded and 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College.
Plymouth itself is an historic and vibrant waterside City, well provided with colleges, grammar and public schools, modern university, the Peninsula Medical School, Theater Royal and cinemas, large department stores, cafes, bistros and restaurants. The leisure facilities are outstanding with superb water-sports in and around Plymouth Sound.
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).
Pathway leading to:-
ENTRANCE PORCH (REAR) Stone open porch, glazed to two sides with a pitched roof and exposed roof timbers. Slate flooring. Large wooden entrance door with glazed panels into:-
ENTRANCE HALL / RECEPTION ROOM Beautiful characterful reception room with exposed beams to the ceiling, large Inglenook fireplace with substantial lintel over, slate hearth, open grate with metal chimney above. Two windows overlooking the rear elevation one with window seat and deep window sill with slate top to the other. Door to storage cupboard, slate flooring. Wooden door through to:-
KITCHEN Inset Heritage Aga with wooden beam above, tiled surround, built-in cupboards either side. Fitted kitchen comprising base units with matching cupboards above to one end, with granite work surfaces over and granite upstand and window sills. Inset round stainless steel sink inset into the granite work surface with mixer tap over. Neff ceramic hob with electric fan oven below with extractor fan over. Tiled splash-backs. Double stainless steel sink unit with integrated dishwasher below. Twin windows overlooking the rear elevation and triple window overlooking the side elevation, with shutters. Exposed beams to the ceiling. Radiator. Walk-in larder with shelving and light. Slate flooring. Space for tall fridge/freezer. Matching dresser unit to one side with base cupboards and granite worktop over with cupboards above. Spotlights to ceiling.
From the Reception Room door into:-
UTILITY ROOM An L-shaped room with built-in storage cupboards. Oil fired boiler and hot water cylinder inset into chimney breast. Coat hooks to one side. Space for additional fridge and freezer. Stainless steel sink unit in base unit with matching wall cupboard. Triple window with stone mullions to the rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Door into:-
SHOWER ROOM Tiled shower cubicle with rain head shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror above and tiled splashback. Centre ceiling light fitting. Tiled floor. Door to storage cupboard housing electric fuse box.
From the Utility Room, door and step down into:-
GARDEN ROOM Double aspect room with two windows overlooking the side elevation and additional window overlooking the front elevation. Glazed French doors with glazed panels either side giving access onto the paved patio. Wood panelling to ceiling and one wall floor to ceiling, with the other 2 walls wood panelled to dado height. Ceiling spotlights and centre ceiling fan. Oak flooring.
From the Entrance Hallway, stripped pine door into:-
DRAWING ROOM Inglenook fireplace with granite lintel over, inset large wood burner on slate hearth. French doors out to front garden. Sash window overlooking the front garden with seat below. Three uplighters and centre ceiling light fitting. Radiator. Door through to:-
FRONT ENTRANCE HALL Under stairs cupboard and carpeted staircase to first floor. Wooden entrance door with glazed panels into:-
DINING ROOM Wood burner on slate hearth with granite lintel over. French doors to front garden with beautiful views over garden and countryside beyond. Carpeted flooring with Inset slate tiles to doorway. Radiator with cover. Centre ceiling light fitting. Reclaimed feature stone mullions to one wall, with wooden window sill below.
From the Entrance Reception Room, solid oak open tread staircase with newel posts and balustrades, rises to:-
OPEN ENTRANCE PORCH (FRONT) With pitched roof and beams above. Two steps down to front garden.
From the Reception Room, door into:-
STUDY AREA/LANDING (This area could easily be reinstated as an additional bedroom)
Large open space currently being used as a study area with oak flooring. Exposed beams to ceiling. Spotlights. Light fitting over stairwell. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with shelving above. Radiator. Door into:-
FAMILY BATHROOM Double ended bath with mixer tap over with slate shelf to one side, low level WC and large pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over and mirror above. Ladder heated towel rail. Radiator. Window overlooking rear elevation with shutters. Exposed beams to ceiling. Ceramic tiled floor. Spotlights to ceiling.
BEDROOM 4 Two windows overlooking the side elevation with deep window sill. Small window with deep window sill overlooking the rear elevation and small high level window overlooking the rear elevation. Beautiful characterful room with rounded corners to the walls. Exposed purlins. Centre ceiling light fitting to main part of room. Light fitting to deep alcove, which would make an ideal dressing area. Radiator. Carpeted floor.
BEDROOM 2 A delightful characterful room with large sash window overlooking the front elevation and additional window overlooking the side, with deep window sills. Radiator with cover. Two ceiling light fittings. Built-in storage cupboard. Curved corners to walls. Carpeted floor.
Staircase from Front Entrance to:-
HALF LANDING Stairs off to:-
MASTER BEDROOM Delightful room with twin sash windows overlooking the front elevation with stunning countryside views beyond. Twin built-in storage cupboards to either side. Centre ceiling light fitting. Two radiators. Opening into:-
DRESSING ROOM AREA With triple built-in storage cupboards. Center ceiling light fitting.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Matching suite comprising low level WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin with mirror above, tiled splashback. Ceramic tiled floor. Two ladder heated towel rails. Double shower cubicle with large rain head shower over and glass surround. Centre ceiling light fitting. Extractor fan.
MAIN LANDING Two wall light fittings. Fitted cupboard. Oak flooring. Double window overlooking rear elevation with deep window sill. Radiator below. Alcove with wooden beam over and deep sill. Door into:-
SHOWER ROOM Large shower tray with curved glass screen to one end with rain head shower over and additional shower attachment with tiled surround. Extractor fan. Spotlights to ceiling. Two wall light fittings. Fitted cupboard. Oak flooring. Double window overlooking rear elevation with deep window sill. Radiator below. Alcove with wooden beam over and deep sill. Door into:-
BEDROOM 3 A lovely characterful room. Exposed beams and purlins to ceiling. Twin aspect room with window overlooking the front elevation and window overlooking the rear elevation, both with deep window sills below. Radiator. Alcove with fitted shelving. Ceiling light fitting. Access to loft space.
OUTSIDE Front garden surrounded by low stone wall which is laid to lawn with planted borders either side sweeping around to one side where there is a patio area with large pergola to one side with climbing wisteria, and around to garden room. Ideal for alfresco dining. A central path running down into additional garden which is also laid mainly to lawn with stone gate posts either side of entrance. Large wooden dog kennel. Access gate to one side and is bordered by shrubs and trees.
To the rear of the property (accessed from the Lane) is a gravelled driveway leading to gravelled parking area with ample parking for several vehicles. Gateway into walled garden with raised rockery area to one side. Oil tank. Lawned area with pergola, ideal as BBQ area. Paved pathway leads down from parking area interspersed with shrubs. Several steps down to the entrance porch with raised planted areas either side. Huge variety of shrubs offering a degree of privacy.
DOUBLE GARAGE Solid timber double doors with solid wood pedestrian door to the side. Strip lighting to roof. Window to rear. Door to vegetable store. Belfast sink with cold tap. Wooden worktop. Plumbing for washing machine. Power sockets. Boarded storage space in loft with strip lighting. Door into:-
WORKSHOP A good sized area with strip lighting and power sockets. Concrete floor.
Concrete hard-standing area. Steps up into small copse with pathway leading around to:-
PADDOCK 1 Approximately 1.35 acre field with small timber storage shed. Small stable/lambing shed. The land is bordered by a Devon hedge and trees. At the bottom edge of the field is an open store used for timber. There are stunning views over open countryside. Water available. There is access from the road into this top field.
WOODLAND From the top field is gated access into approximately 1.50 acres of woodland. The area is fenced and bordered by trees and shrubs.
PADDOCK 2 From the drive, down the side of the property, to the field at the bottom. Large open ended log store. Vegetable patch. The septic tank is located in this field (shared with the property below). Additional raised area for vegetable planting. Large greenhouse and various fruit trees. Adjoining the bottom field is a copse area with a wooden play castle. Small stream running through. Total approximate area 1 acre.
SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Septic tank drainage shared with property below on a 60/40 split.
COUNCIL TAX BAND The property is in Council Tax Band G.
LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon. TQ9 5NE. Tel. 01803 861234.
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye Yealmpton. Tel. 01752 880044. Bespoke appointments outside office hours available with prior notice upon request.
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