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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Landscove, Nr Ashburton

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • AN HISTORIC GRADE II* LISTED FORMER FARMHOUSE
  • SYMPATHETICALLY MAINTAINED WITH A WEALTH OF PERIOD FEATURES
  • IN A HUGELY FAVOURED, CONVENIENT HAMLET LOCATION
  • ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES - ENTRANCE PORCH, ENTRANCE HALL
  • DRAWING ROOM, DINING ROOM, SITTING ROOM
  • KITCHEN WITH AGA, BREAKFAST ROOM, UTILITY, STORES
  • 4 BEDROOMS PLUS ANTE ROOM/STUDY/NURSERY BATHROOM
  • GARDENS & GROUNDS, GARAGE & PARKING
  • REF: DWE03860 EPC = F

Full description

This is a spacious, wonderful and historic Grade II* listed 4 + bedroom former farmhouse believed of 15th Century origins with some outstanding period features and large gardens all with enormous potential and in a superb well regarded level location.


ACCOMMODATION 
The following accommodation, with approximate measurements, is afforded:

COVERED ENTRANCE PORCH 
Leading to:

ENTRANCE HALL 
With timber studded walls and heavily beamed ceiling. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor.

SITTING ROOM 
16' 7'' x 16' 3'' (5.05m x 4.95m)
This is a wonderful room with a fine stone fireplace with former bread oven. Heavily beamed ceiling. Historic and very decorative Plank and Muntin screen. Timber post. Fine hard wood mullioned handmade windows with leaded lights. Shelved recess. Pleasant outlooks to the front. Original Gothic door opening to:

DRAWING ROOM 
16' 7'' x 13' 8'' (5.05m x 4.17m)
With a vast stone fireplace including slate hearth and canopy together with a heavy oak beam over. Oak mullioned Gothic style window with leaded lights. Fine wood stripped floor. Original curtained opening to the rear stone staircase with timber top treads. Fine Plank and Muntin screen (as previously described). Heavy exposed ceiling timbers. Night storage heater.

SITTING ROOM 2 
16' 3'' x 9' 3'' (4.95m x 2.82m)
With leaded light mullioned windows to the front. Matching leaded light double doors at the side leading out to the walled garden. Wood stripped floor. Night storage heater. Exposed timber studded walls. Beamed ceiling. Wall lights.

KITCHEN 
16' x 12' (4.88m x 3.66m)
A wonderful old farmhouse kitchen which extends into the breakfast area (34' length in total). Extensively fitted in a style which is commensurate with the age of the property including granite work surfacing and an inset double bowl sink unit. Extensive natural wood base units below. Slate flag stone floor. Former fireplace recess with inset Aga and cupboard to side. Fascinating Gothic arch display recesses above. Heavily timber beamed ceiling. Window with pleasant outlook over the side garden. Television point. Ample additional power points.

BREAKFAST ROOM AREA 
With timber floor. Window to side and rear. Heavily beamed ceiling. Exposed timber post, etc, together with an old doorway opening back to the entrance hall.

FIRST FLOOR 

HALF LANDING 
With doors to bedrooms.

BEDROOM 1 
17' 3'' x 10' 7'' (5.26m x 3.23m)
With a natural wood floor. Window to side. Part sloping ceilings. Recessed wardrobe and storage space.

BEDROOM 2 
16' x 9' 9'' (4.88m x 2.97m)
With wood mullion window to front. Wash basin. Picture rail.

BATHROOM 
With a five piece suite including a period style pedestal wash basin, large walk-in shower with electric fitment, panelled bath, low level WC and bidet. Natural wood floor. Leaded light wood mullion windows. Spotlighting.

BEDROOM 3 
16' 6'' x 11' 6'' (5.03m x 3.51m)
With exposed timber stud walling. Wood carved mullion window. Wash basin. Pleasant outlook to the front towards the green. Airing cupboard with lagged cylinder, slatted shelves and top cupboard over. From here there is an opening leading to:

ANTE ROOM/DRESSING ROOM 
14' 10'' x 12' 8'' (4.52m x 3.86m)
With two windows. Linen store cupboard. Extensive wardrobes. Exposed ceiling timbers.

MASTER BEDROOM (4) 
16' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.87m x 4.26m)(approx)
This is a magnificent room with exposed timber stud walling and mullioned timber carved window. Exposed stone fireplace and timbers. Window to front and window to side. Door to rear stairs. In this room a panel of the original wall plaster has been preserved and glass panelled for safety. Also in this room is the extremely historic original water closet(Gardrobe) with hatch to the shaft which runs to the ground floor. This has been blocked for safety reasons.

OUTSIDE 
The vehicular approach to the property is at the side where there is provision for parking several vehicles and access to an attached SINGLE LEAN-TO GARAGE. A five bar gate from this area leads into the rear garden and a part concreted yard area which adjoins the rear of the house. The five bar gate could provide further parking facilities. In the yard area is an oil storage tank. Directly adjoining the house there is a long awning and rear porch which leads to the back door of the property and also to the:

UTILITY/STORES 
Further access to:

WC 
With wash basin and low level suite.

SPECIAL NOTE 
Please note that the fascinating and rather historic Grade II* Listing description is available from the agents on request.

COUNCIL TAX BAND G 

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Added on Rightmove:
12 January 2018

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Nearest station

  • Totnes (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Whitton & Laing, Exeter

20 Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3SN

01392 799075 Local call rate

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