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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Mary Tavy

Withdrawn from Market £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Refurbished Period Home
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Spacious Galleried Reception Hall
  • Large Contemporary Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Many Original Features
  • Designer Influences & Expressive Styling
  • Gardens Approaching One Acre including Secret Garden Area
  • Outstanding Country & Moorland Views
  • Excellent Connections to Plymouth & Exeter

Full description

STUNNING and IMPRESSIVE five bedroom PERIOD HOUSE which has retained much of its ORIGINAL CHARACTER and features, yet incorporating extensive CONTEMPORARY REFURBISHMENT over the last three years, blending seamlessly together.

Situated in an elevated position on the fringe of the village, enjoying commanding views over the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor National Park. The vendors employed a professional architect prior to commencing their modernisation programme and refurbishment. Much of the designs incorporate specialist wallpapers from designers such as Pedro Andrade, Timorous Beastie, and Fabco Crittal doors have been cleverly used internally and externally for the back doors. Many of the floors have been replaced and refurbished and the vendors have spared no expense in creating an outstanding family home.

Sitting in its own grounds which are approaching one acre, there are pleasant lawned gardens surrounding the property and ample parking for 8-10 vehicles. There is a lightly wooded area and footbridge across a pleasant water course to a further secret garden area/potential orchard. All the gardens and the majority of principal rooms enjoy extensive country views across Dartmoor National Park and enjoy a southerly aspect.

Mains electricity and water. Broadband and telephone connected. Private drainage. LP gas heating.

West Devon Borough Council and Dartmoor National Park.

15' 4'' x 10' 8'' (4.67m x 3.25m) maximum (L-shaped)
Tiled flooring. Large under-stairs storage cupboard. Second stair case to first floor. Half glazed tall door to rear and further tall crittal door and glazed surround leading to:

7' 9'' x 7' 0'' (2.36m x 2.13m)
Radiator. Window to side. Open moorland views. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer.

19' 9'' x 16' 11'' (6.02m x 5.15m) maximum (L-shaped)
Four feature stained glass windows to side. Picture rail and pleasant views to Reception Hall.

16' 9'' x 16' 7'' (5.10m x 5.05m)
Window to front. Further box bay window to front enjoying southerly aspect and commanding views over surrounding countryside and Dartmoor National Park. Timber flooring. Radiator.

13' 3'' x 9' 1'' (4.04m x 2.77m)
Radiator. Window to side enjoying extensive views to Dartmoor National Park. Range of built-in wardrobes and storage cupboards.

18' 10'' x 16' 2'' (5.74m x 4.92m) maximum
Large bay window to front enjoying extensive open views over the surrounding countryside. Former open fireplace. Timber flooring.

15' 5'' x 11' 2'' (4.70m x 3.40m)
Radiator. Window to side. Timber flooring.

Shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. Pipe radiator/towel rail. Close couple WC. Slate flooring. One wall fully tiled. Extractor fan.

10' 11'' x 10' 4'' (3.32m x 3.15m)
Freestanding Victoria + Albert IOS quarrycast bath and sink. Walk-in 'Aquatonica' shower. Vanity unit under sink. Range of storage/linen cupboards. Extractor fan. Window to rear. Heated towel rail.

15' 4'' x 10' 5'' (4.67m x 3.17m)
Radiator. Window to side enjoying open moorland views. Timber flooring.

13' 2'' x 9' 8'' (4.01m x 2.94m)
Window to side enjoying extensive open views over the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor. Radiator. Timber flooring.

To the front of the property, gated access leads to a sweeping driveway which runs up to the front of the property, wrapping around to a further parking area to the rear. To the front are generous lawned gardens and to a lightly wooded area over a foot bridge one can access a further secret area of garden which would be ideal for a small orchard or this could be cultivated to a pleasant and attractive garden for those seeking to get away and find a quiet corner for themselves. To the side and rear of the property is a further area of lawned gardens with stone chipped sun terrace and further sunken patio area. The gardens are bordered by natural hedging offering a great deal of privacy and seclusion. Within the rear garden, there is an attractive and useful stone outbuilding with large open fireplace, we believe historically at some point this possibly provided further accommodation of some sort. To the far end of the rear garden is a further gated access to an additional...

18' 4'' x 18' 1'' (5.58m x 5.51m) maximum
Incorporating French doors and large box bay window to front enjoying commanding views over the gardens and surrounding countryside to Dartmoor National Park. Range of fitted cupboards, shelving over with marble worktops and brass rail and sliding library ladder. Picture rail. Feature fireplace with ornate timber surround. Timber flooring.

24' 4'' x 15' 5'' (7.41m x 4.70m)
Underfloor heating and polished concrete floors. Polished concrete worktops incorporating sink unit and drainer. Central island with breakfast bar and storage and cupboards under. Space for 'Range' style cooker. Comprehensive range of fitted storage cupboards with rolling library ladder for access to the high level storage. Door to rear gardens. Over-sized tall door to rear gardens. Space for 'American style' fridge freezer. Integrated dish washer. Door to boiler room with 'Viessmann' LPG fired boiler serving domestic hot water and heating.

Low level WC. Feature wash hand basin. Radiator. Window to side.

Radiator. Tiled flooring. Window to side. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with feature swan tap. Door to:

High level suite. Tiled floor. Half tiled walls.

23' 6'' x 17' 9'' (7.16m x 5.41m) maximum
Feature timber flooring. Dual aspect. Large bay window to side enjoying extensive country views towards Dartmoor National Park. Further window to front enjoying pleasant views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. Two radiators. Deep arch display niche. Attractive timber fire surround with tiled inserts and tiled chimney breast with antique restored tiles. Picture rail. Cornice.

18' 1'' x 16' 6'' (5.51m x 5.03m)
Feature timber flooring. Stairs to first floor. Large under-stairs storage cupboard. Adam style fire surround and over mantle with tiled insert and wood burning stove. Tiled hearth. Radiator. Dado rail. Picture rail. Galleried landing above.

18' 10'' x 11' 10'' (5.74m x 3.60m) maximum
Box bay window to side enjoying stunning views over Dartmoor National Park. Timber flooring. Range of fitted cupboards and shelving. Radiator.

Conveniently located between the busy moorland towns of Okehampton and Tavistock, offering easy access by car to the maritime city of Plymouth and the cathedral cities of Exeter and Truro. Exeter is approximately a 45 minute drive away and offers comprehensive road and air links, as well as commercial and retail centres. The village of Mary Tavy itself offers an excellent range of local amenities, including a highly regarded primary school, two public houses and a post office/general store. There is a well-supported village hall which holds a wide variety of events. The open expanse of Dartmoor is only a few minutes' walk away and is extremely popular with those that enjoy hill walking, mountain biking and equestrian pursuits. There is a popular stables only a few minutes' drive away on the fringe of the village for those wanting to pony trek across the moors.

Stone pillar. Half glazed door leading to:

6' 7'' x 5' 3'' (2.01m x 1.60m)
Tiled flooring. Half tiled walls. Radiator. Window to side. Half glazed door leading to:

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Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2017

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