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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Incredible views
  • Beautiful large gardens
  • 5.1 acres of land

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Old Whitstone is a beautiful three bedroom family house set off a private road above Bovey Tracey, with stunning views over the golf course, surrounding countryside and Dartmoor. The property has been extended and well maintained by the current owners. The accommodation on the ground floor comprises an entrance porch leading into the entrance hall with the stairs for the first floor, a dual aspect sitting room with an open fireplace and views over the gardens, a study/dining room with a fireplace and an en suite shower room, lending itself to be a guest bedroom, a naturally well-lit and spacious kitchen/breakfast room with fitted units, integrated appliances, induction hob, Corian work surfaces and sliding doors to the terrace and gardens, utility room with stable door access to the rear gardens,
and cloakroom.

Upstairs are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The master bedroom has a Juliet balcony with stunning views over Dartmoor, a dressing room and an en suite bathroom. The guest bedroom has access to the ‘Jack and Jill’ family bathroom with a corner bath, also serving a further bedroom. Off the landing is a storage cupboard with an interconnecting door to Little Whitstone.

Old Whitstone is situated on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park surrounded by farmland and just ½ mile from the centre of Bovey Tracey. It is set in an elevated position and has exceptional views over the surrounding farmland and woodland.

Bovey Tracey, known as ‘The gateway to the moor’, offers a wide range of everyday facilities, including banks, library, health centre, garages, shops, galleries, inns and restaurants. Bovey Tracey has a primary school; whilst the independent day and boarding Stover School is about three miles away. Dartmoor National Park provides a stunning backdrop to a range of outdoor activities including riding, walking, fishing and golf.

The busy market town of Newton Abbot, approximately 8 miles away, has a mainline train station and access to the A38 and M5. It also has many other amenities; schools, supermarkets and recreational activities. The property benefits from an idyllic country location, yet 17 miles to the west is the county’s capital, Exeter, which offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis and a Waitrose, and an ever expanding range of restaurants. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.

Communications are excellent with the A38 to Plymouth, the A30 to Cornwall and the M5 at Exeter, to Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London from Newton Abbot and Exeter St David’s. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including two flights a day to London City Airport.

Old Whitstone is approached off Whitstone lane onto a gravelled parking area for several cars at the front of the property. There is further parking to the rear of the property and a garage. The gardens are a particular feature of the house and lie to the south and west of the property. An area of lawn and a sun terrace lie to the front of the house, surrounded by a low stone wall and with established trees and flowering shrubs. To the side of the house is a further level area of lawn with seating areas, making the most of the sun and stunning views, and featuring raised beds of roses, agapanthus and trees. To the rear of the house is further woodland with a fruit cage and productive
vegetable garden, garden shed and further seating areas.

The land
The land to the front of the house comprises two fields, one gently sloping and stock proof pastureland, and one established woodland, with wild flowers and ponds. Access is through a five bar gate off the Whitstone Lane. The pastureland is currently let out to a neighbouring farmer for grazing. In all the land and gardens cover approximately 5.1 acres.

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Added on Rightmove:
01 October 2017

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