VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE - A 6 BEDROOM secluded and ELEGANT VICTORIAN HOME with a DETACHED FORMER COACH HOUSE and stables, encompassed by stunning grounds of approximately 1 ACRE and set in a desirable, historic and connected village in the Dartmoor National Park. The home has been EXTENSIVELY RENOVATED. A gardeners cottage partly renovated.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A secluded and elegant Victorian home with a detached former coach house and stables, encompassed by stunning grounds of approximately 1 acre and set in a desirable, historic and connected village in the Dartmoor National Park. The home has been extensively renovated, very much in keeping of the 1871 construction, in the jubilant style of William Morris which celebrates the charm and sophistication of the period. The separate coach house has been updated and is now called Stable Cottage.
An impressive gated driveway sweeps up to the house flanked by beautiful gardens which come to life from the spring onwards. The gardens also enjoy a sunny aspect on the upper slopes of the Walkham Valley and comprise several areas which include a level lawn and seating terraces so you can breakfast, lunch and dinner in the sun. At the top of the garden there are vegetable growing areas and a recently planted orchard with a garden shed and greenhouse. There is also a further detached gardeners cottage which has been part renovated which could offers further potential for accommodation. Stone chipping paths meander the gardens making it a joy to walk through and appreciate the views over the valley and the neighbouring fields which are currently home to bleating spring lambs. The village amenities and proximity to Tavistock (10 minutes by car)and Plymouth City (20 minutes by car) are why it is so sought after. There are nearby outstanding schools in Horrabridge and Tavistock including the renowned independent school Mount Kelly. You can also walk directly onto the open moors from Horrabridge making this property ideal for those enjoy outdoor pursuits and breathing the fresh air on Dartmoor. The home is warmed by mains gas central heating, character fireplaces and wood burning stoves. It is also on mains water, electric and drainage.
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:
ENTRANCE PORCH Sash window to the front driveway; ornate tiled floor; glazed double doors to:
RECEPTION HALL 2 wrought iron radiators; telephone point; stairs rise to first floor; doors off:
DINING ROOM 17' 0" x 14' 0" (5.18m x 4.27m) 2 sash windows to the views over the Walkham Valley; solid wood floor; ornate fireplace; 2 wrought iron radiators; glazed folding doors to:
DRAWING ROOM 18' 0" x 14' 6 extneding into bay" (5.49m x 4.42m) 3 sash bay windows with folding boxed shutters to the views over the Walkham Valley; ornate marble open fireplace; combined solid wood floor; wrought iron radiator and further radiator; T.V. point.
SITTING ROOM 16' 0" x 14' 0 extending into bay" (4.88m x 4.27m) 3 sash bay windows with folding boxed shutters; solid wood floor; ornate fireplace with woodburning stove; 2 wrought iron radiators; T.V. point; door to rear lobby, reception hall and double doors to:
GARDEN ROOM 14' 0" x 13' 6" (4.27m x 4.11m) Double glazed windows; French doors and vaulted ceiling to the south east aspect views and gardens; stone tiled floor.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 6" x 14' 0" (4.42m x 4.27m) PVCu double glazed sash window to the garden and driveway; solid oak kitchen cupboards and granite worktops; Shaws Classic dual butler sinks with mixer tap; original range recess with Rangemaster cooker; integrated fridge and eye level dishwasher; radiator; tiled floor; original servant bells; clothes airer; door to rear lobby and to:
UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 12' 6" x 7' 6" (3.81m x 2.29m) Sash window and door to the rear courtyard; fitted cupboards and solid wood worktops; sink/drainer; Lamona hob and oven/grill; space for washing machine and freezer; site of Vaillant Ecotec Plus 938 boiler; radiator; built-in cupboards; tiled floor.
REAR LOBBY Door to exterior vestibule; door to the cellar; doors off.
STUDY/BEDROOM FIVE 9' 6" x 9' 6" (2.9m x 2.9m) PVCu double glazed sash window to the garden; ornate corner fireplace; radiator; solid wood floor; door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 4 ' 3" x 9' 0" (1.3m x 2.74m) PVCu double glazed sash window to the rear courtyard; walk-in shower with dual head attachments; low level w.c; wash hand basin; wrought iron radiator; ornate tiled floor; door to the courtyard; shaving point; towel rail; extractor fan.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
CELLAR/STORE ROOM 15' 6" x 14' 6" (4.72m x 4.42m) Cobbled floor; wine store with original slate shelving; coal and wood stoves; power points and lighting; potential for living accommodation.
MAIN LANDING Steps up to a rear landing and laundry room; radiator; clothes cupboard; doors off.
MASTER BEDROOM 14' 2" x 14' 0" (4.32m x 4.27m) 2 PVCu double glazed sash windows to the views over the Walkham Valley and Brunel Viaduct; ornate fireplace; radiator; fitted corner wardrobe; solid wood floor; door to:
DRESSING ROOM Ornate fireplace; radiator; fitted wardrobe; solid wood floor; door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM PVCu double glazed window to the gardens; walk-in shower with dual head attachments; heated towel rail and radiator; high level w.c; wash hand basin; extractor fan.
BEDROOM TWO 18' 2" x 14' 0 (max)" (5.54m x 4.27m) Dual aspect PVCu double glazed windows to the view; radiator; ornate fireplace; solid wood floor; fitted wardrobe; doors to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM Freestanding roll top bath; high level w.c; wash hand basin; radiator; continued solid wood floor; part panelled walls; stained glass folding doors; extractor fan and shaving point.
BEDROOM THREE 14' 2" x 11' 5" (4.32m x 3.48m) 2 PVCu double glazed sash windows; ornate fireplace; solid wood floor; radiator; fitted wardrobes; door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Walk-in shower with dual head attachments; high level w.c; wash hand basin; heated towel rail and radiator; extractor fan; shaving point.
BEDROOM FOUR 14' 2" x 12' 6" (4.32m x 3.81m) PVCu double glazed window to the side gardens and views; ornate fireplace; 2 built-in wardrobes; radiator; solid wood floor.
REAR LANDING 2 original stain glass windows; ideal reading area; doors off.
W.C. Original stain glass window; low level w.c; wash hand basin; radiator.
BATHROOM Original stain glass window; pedestal wash hand basin; panelled bath with shower over; heated towel rail; radiator; built-in cupboard.
LAUNDRY ROOM Original stain glass door; window to side; slatted shelving.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a gated driveway which rises and sweeps up to the house which is hidden from view from the Whitchurch Road. We understand there is planning permission for a 3 bay garage half way along the driveway on the western boundary. The house has ample parking for several vehicles for both the house and the coach house. The garden has been beautifully improved over the last few years and are now becoming a credit to the current owners. Over many years there has been an abundance of specimen planting which enrich the garden with colour and scent. The grounds border fields on two sides providing a true sense of space while dovetailing into the views over the valley. Seating and stone chipping paths mean you can pause and enjoy the setting at most vantage points. A level lawn bordered with a laurel hedge provides an original croquet green for entertaining guests and family and which is surrounded by planted flower beds. At the top of the garden there is ample room for vegetable and fruit growing plus three useful outbuildings including an historic gardener's cottage. The home also has a website for holiday let and B&B and marketed at http://victorianvicarage.co.uk making this an incredibly versatile home which can be used for multigenerational living, an income and or as the perfect Victorian retreat.
GARAGE 10' 0" x 15' 4" (3.05m x 4.67m) Double wooden doors, power and lighting, original fireplace, Saddle racks, door to:
STABLES 10' 0" x 15' 0" (3.05m x 4.57m) Door to courtyard, 2 stables, window to courtyard.
STORE 10' 0" x 9' 7" (3.05m x 2.92m) Door to courtyard, currently used as a wood store, door to a small store with a small window, external stone steps lead up to:
BEDROOM 15' 3" x 14' 2" (4.65m x 4.32m) Glazed stable door from the stone steps and garden; vaulted ceilings; Velux window; fitted wardrobe; door to the en-suite shower room and double doors to the:
LIVING/DINING/KITCHEN ROOM 15' 3" x 12' 4" (4.65m x 3.76m) Door to the garden; window to the courtyard; Velux window; wood burning stove; range cooker; sink and bespoke fitted kitchen cupboards; space for washing machine and fridge/freezer.
GARDENERS COTTAGE 16' 6" x 9' 4" (5.03m x 2.84m) Requiring continued renovation; stone construction; tiled roof; original fireplace; window and door to garden.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band ' ' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 855055.
DIRECTIONS From our Yelverton office procced to the village of Horrabridge on the A386. Upon reaching the village turn down into Graybridge Road and in turn into Station Road. Pass the London Inn on the right and head over the historic stone river bridge while forking left onto the Whitchurch Road passing the Leaping Salmon pub. Follow the road up the hill and the property is the last house on the right before leaving the village.