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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Blackawton, Totnes

Sold by Us £565,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended and updated to a superb quality
  • Ample Storage space
  • Far reaching views of the countryside
  • Woodburning Stove and Central Heating
  • Established wrap around garden
  • Parking for Several Vehicles
  • Walking distance to the Primary School and Village Amenities
  • Secure and Enclosed Garden for Pets

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From our office in Kingsbridge, continue in a northerly direction on the A381 towards Totnes. Proceed for about 4 miles to Totnes Cross and turn right just before the filling station onto the A3122 towards Dartmouth. Continue for about 2 miles as far as The Forces Tavern and take the turning right for Blackawton. Follow this country road until reaching the village of Blackawton. Turn right into the heart of the village and take the next right hand turning into Park Lane. Two Pencils will be seen shortly up this road on the left hand side.  

SITUATION Two Pencils is Located within the rural village of Blackawton, nestled in the heart of the stunning South Hams countryside, yet within an easy drive of the sought after Naval town of Dartmouth and the popular market towns of both Totnes and Kingsbridge. This property is an idyllic family home, only a short drive from the stunning beaches and picturesque villages the South Hams has to offer.

The village of Blackawton is a thriving village with a welcoming community, benefitting from the church of St Michael, a well-regarded primary school, public house and a village shop and post office run by volunteers from the village.

The nearby town of Dartmouth, home of the Britannia Royal Naval College, offers many amenities including a theatre/cinema, cafes, restaurants and bars, supermarkets, an M&S food hall, as well as, galleries and craft shops. Dartmouth is situated at the mouth of the River Dart and benefits from many sailing and water sports activities.

A British Rail station is to be found in Totnes, approximately 10 miles distant, along with a cottage hospital and a good source of shops and restaurants. The A38 is also accessed via Totnes.

Kingsbridge, just 8 miles to the west, is a popular market town with good amenities, a highly regarded secondary school, with a fast bus service to Plymouth. A bustling town with much to offer throughout the year.

DESCRIPTION Two Pencils has, in recent years, been extended and updated to create a wonderfully spacious and naturally bright 6 double bedroom family home. The property sits on a South- East facing plot and enjoys the sun throughout the day with all the principal rooms having superb far reaching village and countryside views.

The accommodation includes a spacious entrance hall, kitchen/ dining room with patio doors to a decked terrace, living room with patio doors and wood burning stove, 3 double bedrooms, a family bathroom, utility room and separate WC on the ground floor. The newly extended first floor offers 2 further double bedrooms together with the master bedroom offering splendid views via a Juliette balcony together with a dormer window, the master bedrooms benefits from an ensuite shower room together with a separate family bathroom which completes the first floor accommodation

Two Pencils is situated on a private and generous plot with delightful wrap around gardens to include vegetable garden, sun trap patio, enclosed lawned garden and a sun terrace ideal for alfresco dining. The property offers ample parking as well as an integral double garage.

The property has uPVC framed double glazed windows throughout together with oil fired central heating and solar panels to the south facing roof aspect generating electricity for the property.  


ENTRANCE HALLWAY Karndean flooring, cupboard with hanging space. Stairs to garage and to first floor. Solid oak front door and glass panel to front. Spotlights.  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM A bright and spacious room with range of soft close cupboards and drawers with granite work surface and splash back. Range of tall standing cupboards with eye level double NEFF electric oven. 5 Ring induction hob with stainless steel extractor fan above. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer with window to rear. Under counter space and plumbing for washing machine and wine cooler. Space for American style fridge freezer. Spotlights to ceiling. 

BREAKFAST AREA Sliding patio doors to decked terrace. Window to side aspect and radiator.  

UTILITY ROOM Belfast sink with mixer taps and worktop with under counter space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Airing cupboard. Access to rear porch area. Side access to store room.  

WC Low level WC with wall mounted hand basin and sliding door.  

LIVING ROOM A generous room with solid wood flooring, windows and sliding patio doors with access to decked terrace. Wood burning stove focal point on a slate hearth. 3 radiators. 

BEDROOM 4 Bright and spacious double aspect double bedroom with views across the village. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 6 Double aspect double bedroom with 3 windows overlooking garden, radiator.  

BEDROOM 5 Double bedroom with 2 windows to side. Radiator  

FAMILY BATHROOM A white 4 piece suite with bamboo flooring, window to side. Panelled bath with mixer taps, corner shower cubicle with tiled surround. Low level WC with wall mounted hand basin with mixer taps. Radiator with ladder style towel rail above. Extractor fan.

From the entrance hallway, stairs lead to the first floor.  

BEDROOM 3 A bright double bedroom with dormer window providing beautiful far reaching countryside views. Electric panel heater.  

BEDROOM 2 A double bedroom with velux roof lights. Electric panel heater. Light catching window to hallway.  

FAMILY BATHROOM A superb quality bathroom with panelled bath with rain head shower over, low level WC with wall mounted pedestal hand basin and tiled surround and floor. Velux roof light and extractor fan.  

LANDING 3 velux roof lights and landing length cupboards for storage. Oak bannister with glass panels below. 

MASTER BEDROOM A double aspect spacious room with Juliette balcony enjoying stunning far reaching views across the village and countryside. Dormer window to side. Electric panel radiator. Vaulted ceiling. Built in storage space/ wardrobe with platform over eaves.  

ENSUITE Velux roof light, corner shower cubicle with glass screen and rain head shower, wall mounted hand basin, wall mounted WC, wall mirror with lights. Heated ladder style towel rail. Extractor fan. 

GARAGE Double up and over door, fuse box and meters. Storeroom with boiler and hot water cylinder and immersion tank.  

OUTSIDE From the road, a tarmacked driveway leads around the property to the Lower Ground Floor double garage with ample parking space for several vehicles. Enjoying a sunny aspect, is a well maintained patio area with flower beds to borders and established shrubs and bushes together with greenhouse. A gently sloping lawn which leads up the side of the property with steps leading to a raised decked terrace with vine and access to the kitchen and living room.

To the rear of the property is a vegetable plot and log store with pathway leading to the front garden with further parking and a lawn. Attached to the property is store room which can be accessed via the utility room as well as the external entrance porch.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

N.B Solar Panels on the roof generate electricity for the property with the ability to also heat the immersion hot water cylinder.


COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'E'  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474

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Added on Rightmove:
02 November 2017


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