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Coombe Cottage, Deancombe, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11

Under Offer £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Family home
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Master ensuite
  • Two bedroom Annex
  • Set in grounds of 1.17 acres
  • Idyllic location
  • Easy access to the A38

Full description

An idyllic Grade II listed attached cottage located in Dartmoor National Park with a two bedroom detached Annex. Family home, three double bedrooms, master ensuite, two bedroom studio, set in grounds of 1.17 acres, idyllic location, easy access to A38.

Situation - 1 Coombe Cottage is a Grade II listed period cottage set in a secluded valley, conveniently situated on the edge of Dartmoor with easy access of Dean Prior and close to both Buckfastleigh and South Brent. Buckfastleigh, on the south eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park, is a small and interesting market town and originally an important wool centre.
The town has a full range of facilities and amenities, and the A38 Devon Expressway is near by providing fast and easy access to both Plymouth and Exeter.

Description - 1 Coombe Cottage has three double bedrooms and two bathrooms, a cosy sitting room with woodburner, formal dining room with triple aspect windows with views over the garden and a detached two bedroom studio/annexe. All set in approximately 1.17 acres with an orchard and terraced gardens, and private water supply.
The cottage enjoys good ceiling heights throughout and has a wealth of original features including inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. This is an extremely quiet and idyllic setting, yet in an accessible location.

Accommodation - (Please see floorplan). Solid wooden door to porch with coat hanging space. Sitting room with inset woodburner and slate hearth with dual aspect windows and views over the valley. Exposed beams and good ceiling height. Steps to kitchen/diner with slate floor, original inglenook fireplace with granite and stone heath and lintel. Original bread oven. Large inset woodburner.
The kitchen has bespoke work surfaces, Butler style sink, space for dishwasher and washing machine and a Range style cooker, extractor hood over. Dual aspect windows with views over the garden and valley beyond. Steps to rear lobby with door to rear terrace and gardens. Family bathroom with partially wooden panelled walls, free standing bath, wash hand basin and WC, inset spotlights.
Door to formal dining room with exposed wooden floorboards and triple aspect windows, double doors overlooking the patio area and views across the terrace and lawns.
Stairs to first floor with exposed wooden floorboards and window overlooking the rear garden. Master bedroom with sliding door overlooking the rear garden and front aspect window. Ensuite shower room, wash hand basin and room for additional storage.
Bedroom 2 has front aspect window and good sized double room with ample space for wardrobe cupboards. Two steps up to bedroom 3, again with front aspect window and good sized room with storage space. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Detached Annex/Studio - Offering open plan living space with woodburner. Two bedrooms, one with dressing room. Kitchen area with built in electric oven and a range of storage units. Bath with shower over, wash hand basin, WC and space for washing machine. The studio also has its own decked area overlooking the wooded valley. This Annex is for incidental/ ancillary use to the main dwelling.

Outside - The gardens are terraced lawns, elevating to the rear of the property enjoying views across the valley and there is also an area of orchard.
There is a lawn area to the rear of the property and an old stone built outbuilding. Patio area and greenhouse, parking for 4 vehicles and an area that could be used to create further parking if required, subject to any necessary consents.

Services - Private water supply fed from Dartmoor. Septic tank in the opposite field. Mains electricity, heating via external oil boiler.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - From Totnes take the A384 towards Buckfastleigh and cross over the A38 dual carriageway. Follow the road around to the left into Dart Bridge Road and this in turn leads into Plymouth Road. Continue for several miles passing the village sign of Dean Prior, the continue to past Dean Forge take second right signed Deancoombe. Continue around to the right past the village hall, continue out into the country over a bridge and next left. After about ½ a mile Coombe cottage can be found on your right. Parking is on the concrete drive or in the pull in.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2017

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