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In an IDYLLIC SETTING less than a mile from this RIVERSIDE VILLAGE and its amenities, a SPACIOUS and WELL PRESENTED ARCHITECT DESIGNED DETACHED modern home, with reversed accommodation, three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, 32ft WORKSHOP/UTILITY, good sized MATURE GARDENS and PARKING.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A spacious and well presented three double bedroom two bathroom architect-designed detached modern home, surrounded by good sized gardens with ample off-road parking, peacefully situated in quiet and idyllic rural woodland setting with an abundance of wildlife, enjoying lovely views over the neighbouring countryside. The property lies less than one mile from the highly sought after riverside village of Bere Ferrers and within easy reach of its amenities, including the train station, The Old Plough Inn public house and St Andrew's Church.
This well designed unique home benefits from PV solar panels and has light and airy well proportioned reversed accommodation set over two floors which maximises its special location and briefly comprises reception hall, 24ft triple aspect fitted kitchen/dining room with mezzanine over the reception hall, inner hall with walk-in larder cupboard, 16ft triple aspect sitting room with fireplace and full height window maximising the views, three double bedrooms (master with ensuite bathroom) and shower room. There is a 32ft integral workshop/utility, off-road parking for multiple vehicles and large mature terraced gardens that surround the property. The property also benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazing throughout and PV solar panels which provide an annual income of approximately £500.
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:
Obscure double glazed front door with large storm porch leads into:
RECEPTION HALL 16' 2" x 8' (4.93m x 2.44m) Feature vaulted ceiling; balustrade staircase rises to first floor; obscure double glazed windows to front; telephone point; radiator.
CLOAKROOM 8' x 4' 2" (2.44m x 1.27m) Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, inset wash handbasin with tiled splashbacks with storage cabinets beneath; extractor fan; coat hooks; tiled flooring; radiator; door to rear into workshop/utility.
MASTER BEDROOM 14' 9" x 10' 10" (4.5m x 3.3m) Double glazed window to front with lovely woodland and stream views; radiator; door into:
ENSUITE BATHROOM 8' 8" not including airing cupboard x 5' 8" (2.64m x 1.73m) Fully tiled and fitted with a four piece white suite comprising panelled bath with shower mixer tap and shower screen, low level WC, bidet, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinet beneath; shaver light; recessed spotlighting; extractor fan; built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing a lagged water cylinder with immersion; tiled flooring; obscure double glazed window to side; radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 16' 2" x 13' 2" (4.93m x 4.01m) Good sized dual aspect room with built-in wardrobes and storage cupboards running the full width of the room; double glazed window to front with lovely woodland and stream views; additional double glazed window to side overlooking garden; laminate flooring; double radiator.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 24' 9" x 11' 5" (7.54m x 3.48m) Spacious triple aspect room and a real hub of this unique home. Fitted with a comprehensive range of matching wooden fronted wall and base cabinets with concealed lighting and contrasting roll top worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks; inset stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; built-in Belling range cooker with three ovens and grill with five ring induction hob with large stainless steel extractor hood over; built-in dishwasher; space for upright fridge/freezer; recessed spotlighting; television point; tiled flooring; balustrade mezzanine area over the reception hall; two large double glazed Velux windows to front with views; additional double glazed window to rear; double glazed stable-style door to side providing access to patio and garden areas; double radiator.
INNER HALLWAY Access to loft space; tiled flooring; walk-in larder (measuring 6' 10 x 3' 1") with shelving and double glazed window to rear and continuation tiled flooring.
SITTING ROOM 16' 2" x 13' 2" (4.93m x 4.01m) Superb triple aspect light and airy room enjoying a special outlook over the bordering woodland and the abundant wildlife; feature open fireplace with granite lintel and slate hearth housing a Morso cast iron multifuel burning stove; feature vaulted ceiling; television point; full height double glazed picture window to front with fantastic woodland viewpoint; additional double glazed window to side with views; double glazed French doors to rear providing access to patio and garden areas; double radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 12' 2" x 10' 10" (3.71m x 3.3m) Double glazed window to front with woodland and stream views; access to eaves storage; double radiator.
SHOWER ROOM 11' x 3' 10" (3.35m x 1.17m) Fully tiled and fitted with a four piece suite comprising oversized tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, low level WC, bidet, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinets beneath; shaver light; recessed spotlighting; extractor fan; tiled flooring; double glazed window to side; radiator.
INTEGRAL WORKSHOP/UTILITY 32' 7" x 9' 4" (9.93m x 2.84m) maximum Accessed internally via the cloakroom or by external side entrance. Large workshop with extensive shelving; power and lighting; workbench; pedestal wash handbasin; space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer; floor mounted Grant oil fired boiler; obscure double glazed door to side; double radiator.
PARKING A five bar wooden vehicular gate opens to the parking area which provides off-road parking for multiple vehicles/caravan etc. This area also has three wooden sheds. The first, with electricity, houses the pump which serves the bore hole. The other two (both measuring 7' x 5') are used for storage, one with a useful log store attached.
GARDENS The property is surrounded by mature terraced gardens which enjoy the views and provide several different and intriguing areas.
To the front, a paved footpath leads to the main entrance and continues to both sides, providing access to all garden areas. The front garden is terraced and bordered with an abundance of colourful shrubs, bushes and mature trees, with various bird boxes attracting a huge variety of wildlife. This section has a chipped seating area providing the first of many pleasant spots from which to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. To one side of the property is a level garden area with outside water tap, currently grassed with natural boundaries and access from here to the integral workshop.
A pathway leads up to the other side of the property to a paved patio area (measuring approximately 13' x 10') with outside lighting, providing a peaceful spot for outside dining and can be accessed both via the kitchen/dining room and sitting room.
The pathway continues to the elevated rear garden. The first section of the rear garden has been cleverly landscaped to provide a bark chipped seating area which enjoys fabulous far-reaching views over the trees and the surrounding countryside, providing another special space for enjoying the sunshine and surroundings, and is bordered by raised flowerbeds used for the growing of fruit and vegetables. This area is the location of another covered log store.
From this area the garden slopes upwards and is left to nature, with mature bushes and trees and a colourful array of plants, including camellias, rhododendrons, primroses, daffodils and bluebells.
To the rear of the garden are the PV solar panels which serve the property.
SERVICES Mains electricity, private water and private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Solar panels. Fibre Optic Broadband available (approximately 20 mb download speed).
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'E' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 840606.
DIRECTIONS From our Bere Alston office head up Fore Street away from the shops and out of the village. At the T junction turn right signposted to Bere Ferrers. Upon reaching the village proceed through the village passing the social club on the left and the public house on the right as far as the river and follow the road round towards Shutecombe. Continue on this road for approximately a mile into Hallowell Woods. The property will be found in an elevated position on the left hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' sign.