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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Whitchurch, Tavistock

Sold by Us £380,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well Presented Highly Individual Detached Period Home
  • Wealth Of Character And Interesting Features
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Bespoke Hand Built Kitchen
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 19' Conservatory
  • Some Far Reaching Countryside Views
  • Good Sized Gardens Surrounding The House On Three Sides With Outbuildings
  • Valuable Off Road Parking With Double Car Port
  • Easy Access To Open Moorland And Village Amenities Including Post Office/Stores, Public House And So

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A well presented and highly individual three double bedroom slate fronted detached period home benefiting from good sized gardens, valuable off road parking with double car port and conveniently situated in the popular Devon village of Whitchurch on the outskirts of the market town of Tavistock and within easy access to open moorland and the village amenities including the Post Office/Stores, Public House and sought after Primary School.

This wonderful and unique home has been refurbished and well maintained over the years by the current owners and has a wealth of character and interesting features including various open fireplaces, original tiled flooring, part wood panelled walls, flagstone floors, balustrade staircase, picture rails, ceiling cornicing, corbels and original curtain pelmets. The property is surrounded by attractive gardens on three sides with various outbuildings and also enjoys some far-reaching countryside views.  

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 

Multi-paned wooden front door with stained glass panels and outside light into: 

ENTRANCE PORCH Dado rail; picture rail; tiled flooring; multi-paned wooden door leads into entrance hall and solid wooden door leads into: 

CLOAKROOM Fitted with a period high level WC, corner wall hung wash handbasin with tiled splashbacks; dado rail; tiling flooring; multi-paned window to side. 

ENTRANCE HALL 11' 7" x 6' 7" (3.53m x 2.01m) Original balustrade staircase rises to first floor with built-in understairs storage cupboard; coat hooks; part-wood panelled walls; additional built-in understairs storage cupboard; original tiled flooring. 

KITCHEN 12' x 8' 3" (3.66m x 2.51m) Fitted with a bespoke Smallbone design hand-built wooden kitchen with wall and base cabinets; contrasting roll top worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks; inset stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; space for cooker with stainless steel extractor hood over; fabulous original flagstone slate flooring; shelving; multi-paned window to side; spotlighting; wooden door to side porch; boot room and opening into: 

UTILITY ROOM/WALK-IN PANTRY 8' 1" x 5' 10" (2.46m x 1.78m) Formerly the village grocery store. Dual aspect with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine; space for upright fridge/freezer; wall hung Britony gas fired boiler serving the hot water system; shelving; spotlighting; tiled flooring; multi-paned window to front with granite lintel; additional window to side; multi-paned wooden door to side providing access to front entrance; conservation roof light; wall mounted electric radiator. 

SIDE PORCH/BOOT ROOM 7' 2" x 4' 10" (2.18m x 1.47m) Pitched roof; shelving; slate flooring; conservation roof lighting; multi-paned wooden door to front providing access to garden areas. 

DINING ROOM 12' 1" x 11' 8" (3.68m x 3.56m) Feature stone open fireplace with wooden mantel and surround housing a large Jotul cast iron multi-fuel burning stove; display cabinet and shelving to one fireplace recess and bookshelving to the other; dado rail; picture rail; multi-paned window to front with countryside glimpses. 

SITTING ROOM 19' 7" x 12' 5" (5.97m x 3.78m) Dual aspect with feature fireplace, wooden mantel and surround and slate hearth, housing a cast iron woodburning effect gas fire; arched recesses to both sides of the fireplace; original ceiling cornicing and curtain pelmet; picture rail; large multi-paned window to front with countryside views; multi-paned wooden French doors to side leads into: 

CONSERVATORY 19' x 8' 9" (5.79m x 2.67m) PVCu double glazed in construction with dwarf walling enjoying a lovely aspect over the side garden and with countryside views; tiled flooring; PVCu double glazed door to front providing access to garden areas. 


LANDING 19' 2" maximum x 12' minimum (5.84m x 3.66m) L-shaped landing with large built-in linen cupboard with ample shelving, additional storage cupboard above; exposed beams; two multi-paned windows to front with views. 

MASTER BEDROOM 14' 6" x 12' 6" (4.42m x 3.81m) Lovely light and airy dual aspect bedroom with feature original open fireplace with wooden mantel and surround with cast iron grate; two built-in double wardrobes with hanging and storage; built-in chest of drawers; feature multi-paned bay window to front with original corbels to both sides with far-reaching countryside views; additional multi-paned window to side overlooking garden with views. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 7" x 8' 7" (3.84m x 2.62m) Original feature open fireplace with wooden mantel and cast iron grate; exposed beams; access to loft space; multi-paned window to side overlooking garden with countryside glimpses. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' x 8' 9" (3.66m x 2.67m) Blocked fireplace; access to loft space; conservation roof lighting; multi-paned window to front; opening into: 

DRESSING ROOM 4' 9" x 4' 8" (1.45m x 1.42m) Potential to create an ensuite, if desired. Pedestal wash handbasin with tiled splashbacks; coat hooks; exposed beams; feature obscure glazed, gothic arched window to rear. 

BATHROOM 7' 4" x 7' 3" (2.24m x 2.21m) Refitted with a modern period-style white suite comprising claw foot bath with telephone-style shower mixer taps, corner tiled shower cubicle with Mira thermostatic shower, low level WC, pedestal wash handbasin; exposed beams; some exposed stone walling; part wood panelled walls; wall hung electric fan heater; obscure wooden double glazed window to rear. 

OUTSIDE: To the front, a pedestrian wrought iron gate provides access to a brick paved footpath with granite steps leading to the main front door and access to the utility/walk-in larder. From here a wooden gated access with continuation brick paved footpath leads to the south facing side garden. This garden can be accessed via the conservatory and enjoys the far-reaching countryside views. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and bordered by well stocked mature flowerbeds with a colourful array of plants, shrubs, bushes and trees. From the rear of this section of garden is a side entrance to the: 

WORKSHOP 13' x 9' 4" (3.96m x 2.84m) Stone built with pitched roof; power and lighting; windows to front; wooden access door to front. 

To the other side of the property and accessed via the side porch/boot room, is another section of garden (approximately 40' x 20'). Immediately to the side of the property is a paved patio area with a covered store and granite steps lead to the rear section of garden and parking. The side kitchen garden is bordered by a low natural stone wall with hedging, with an area of raised beds used for growing fruit and vegetables and a greenhouse (approximately 7' x 5'). 

ADDITIONAL GARDEN AREA To the rear of the property is a parking area and two further good sized areas of garden bought approximately ten years ago on a 999 year lease.

The first section of garden is enclosed by fencing and hedging with mature trees and mainly laid to lawn with a wooden garden shed (approximately 5' x 3'). This area, until recently, has been used for the keeping of chickens. Located on the other side of the carport and parking is another long section of garden (approximately 75' x 20') which is enclosed by hedging and mainly laid to lawn, planted as a small orchard with a variety of apple trees. 

In between the two sections of rear garden is a double width gravelled driveway accessed via the rear lane, leading to the double width carport: 

CARPORT 19' 9" x 18' 10" (6.02m x 5.74m) Wooden in construction; outside lighting; providing cover and off-road parking for two vehicles.

Located to one side of the carport is a good sized covered woodstore and to the other is a lockable garden store (approximately 9' x 8'). 

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.  

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345. 

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed over Abbey Bridge before turning right at the roundabout into Whitchurch Road. Continue along Whitchurch Road for approximately 1.5 miles. Pass the entrance to Whitchurch Community Primary School on the right hand side and continue until you reach the Post Office/Stores where the property will be found directly opposite on the left hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' sign.  

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