Tranquil and Secluded - Rumleigh, Bere Peninsula

4 beds | 2 baths | £525,000

  • Detached Three Bedroom Cottage with:
  • One Bedroom Cottage
  • Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen
  • Sitting Room with Woodburning Stove
  • Gardens Mainly Laid to Lawn
  • Feature Veranda & Seating Area
  • Countryside Views
  • Garage, Driveway & Outbuildings

In an idyllic PRIVATE LOCATION and enjoying COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS, a DETACHED COTTAGE with three bedrooms, OPEN PLAN kitchen/living/dining area, ONE BEDROOM COTTAGE, GARDENS with sunny aspect, paved VERANDA, GARAGE and OUTBUILDINGS.

SITUATON AND DESCRIPTION Situated in the upper fields of the Tamar Valley in tranquil and secluded gardens surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A detached three bedroom cottage with a further detached barn which is now a one bedroom cottage creating useful ancillary accommodation for guests and family which also offers scope for rental or annex accommodation. The garden enjoys a southerly aspect and views over the valley fields with a substantial detached double garage, stable, polytunnel, chicken run and raised vegetable beds, all combining to create an idyllic lifestyle.

The property is stylish and enchanting providing notable character and a sizeable open plan living and entertaining space which connects to the veranda for all day dining and relaxation. The main cottage comprises kitchen/dining /living room, sitting room, utility/boot room, cloakroom and to the first floor are three double bedrooms and a bath/shower room.

The Cottage comprises living room with a mezzanine bed area and a bedroom with ensuite shower room.

This is a home where there is no need for curtains with an enviable degree of privacy but is only a short drive to the historic village of Bere Alston and the town of Tavistock. Bere Alston boasts a train station which connects to Plymouth city in approximately twenty minutes, a Co-op mini supermarket, local stores/post office, pharmacy, doctors surgery, bus stop and primary school. There is also deep mooring within ten minutes drive at the riverside hamlet of Weir Quay on the River Tamar and an abundance of bridleways and public footpaths, ideal for exploring this beautiful Devon peninsula.

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:


LIVING ROOM 12' x 12' 1" (3.66m x 3.68m) Entrance door; window to side; fireplace; vaulted ceiling; electric heater; television/satellite point; wooden floor; fixed ladder to mezzanine/bed area; door to:

BEDROOM 11' 5" x 8' 6" (3.48m x 2.59m) Dual aspect windows to the garden and views; electric heater; wooden floor; built-in wardrobe; door to:

ENSUITE 7' 5" x 3' 3" (2.26m x 0.99m) Double shower; low level WC; wash handbasin; extractor fan.


Entrance door opens to:

OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING/KITCHEN 25' x 23' (7.62m x 7.01m) maximum

DINING/LIVING AREA 16' 7" x 14' (5.05m x 4.27m) Stairs rise to first floor; dual aspect PVCu double glazed windows to the gardens; two radiators; range recess with oil fired Rayburn (currently used for occasional cooking); oak flooring; understairs storage cupboard; opening to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST AREA 25' x 7' 3" (7.62m x 2.21m) Stable door to the side garden; three PVCu double glazed windows to the rear aspect views over fields; radiator; continued oak floor; bespoke fitted kitchen units and solid wood worktops; Stoves range cooker (LPG); Belling extractor hood; butler sink; integrated dishwasher; space for fridge/freezer; pull-out larder cupboard; door to:

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 10' 6" x 7' 7" (3.2m x 2.31m) L-shaped; PVCu double glazed window and wooden glazed door to the driveway and gardens; site of Worcester Danesman 20/25 oil fired boiler; space for washing machine and tumble dryer; extractor fan; coat hooks and shoe/boot rack; tiled floor; door to:

CLOAKROOM 5' 1" x 4' 8" (1.55m x 1.42m) Low level WC; wash handbasin; radiator; extractor fan; tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM 12' 2" x 13' 8" (3.71m x 4.17m) PVCu double glazed window to the garden; woodburning stove; wood flooring; radiator; television/satellite point.


LANDING 18' x 5' 2" (5.49m x 1.57m) Loft access; radiator; room thermostat; doors off.

BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM 10' 7" x 8' 2" (3.23m x 2.49m) PVCu double glazed window to the side; panelled bath; shower cubicle; low level WC; wash handbasin; two heated towel rails; wood flooring; extractor fan; sizeable airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM ONE 14' x 12' (4.27m x 3.66m) PVCu double glazed window to the garden and views; radiator; fireplace.

BEDROOM TWO 14' x 10' 9" (4.27m x 3.28m) PVCu double glazed window to the garden and views; radiator; fireplace.

BEDROOM THREE 13' x 8' 2" (3.96m x 2.49m) PVCu double glazed window to the side garden and views; radiator.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached from a long driveway across a small park which is often home to a small herd of alpacas. The drive sweeps up to the cottage flanked by wild flowers and to the five bar gate into the grounds of the property. There is a stone chipping driveway which could easily park several cars next to the double garage.

The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and offer a sunny aspect backing onto fields. In the corner of garden is a stable, raised vegetable beds and a chicken run. A particular feature is the veranda which is paved and creates a perfect location for al-fresco dining next to a stone BBQ. There are several attractive trees and shrubs providing colour through the year and stone chipping paths connecting the main house to the cottage which also has an area for table and chairs. The views can be mainly enjoyed from the side of the garden and look out across the Tamar Valley upper fields.


GARAGE 17' 6" x 17' (5.33m x 5.18m) Two windows; metal up and over door; power points and lighting; eaves storage; separate consumer unit.

STABLE 16' 2" x 10' 2" (4.93m x 3.1m) Timber construction; currently used as a wood store.

POLYTUNNEL 14' 4" x 9' 9" (4.37m x 2.97m)

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

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

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 840606.

DIRECTIONS From our Bere Alston office proceed out of the village on Bedford Street. After leaving the village take the next available turning on the left signposted to Rumleigh. Follow the road down the hill and after a short distance turn left onto a private driveway through a gated entrance named Mount Tamar. Follow the driveway around to the left at the fork and the cottage will be directly in front with a further five bar gate.

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