Postbridge

4 beds | 1 baths | 3 receptions | £395,000


  • Detached Cottage
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Garden
  • Paddock of 0.73 Acre
  • Duchy Lease - a rental figure of £275/ month
  • Stunning Views over Dartmoor
  • Fantastic Moorland Location

A desirable 4 bedroom DETACHED COTTAGE with GARDENS and CONNECTED PADDOCK extending to 0.73 of an acre, bordering an area of stunning natural beauty within the Dartmoor National Park. The cottage is a Duchy Lease property with a rental figure of £275/ month with 40 years remaining when the a new lease will be arranged through the Duchy. The home is currently run as a SUCCESSFUL HOLIDAY LET with regular bookings due to this fantastic moorland location in the heart of Dartmoor. To the rear of the house is a DETACHED BARN/GARAGE with a gated courtyard and mature gardens.The VIEWS from the grounds are a particular feature and look out over the East Dart River up to the open moors beyond.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A desirable detached cottage with gardens and connected paddock extending to 0.73 of an acre, bordering an area of stunning natural beauty within the Dartmoor National Park and the historic clapper bridge of Postbridge. The cottage is a Duchy Lease property with a rental figure of £275/ month with 40 years remaining, when the a new lease will be arranged through the Duchy. The home is currently run as a successful holiday let with regular bookings due to this fantastic moorland location in the heart of Dartmoor. To the rear of the house is a detached barn/garage with a gated courtyard and mature gardens.



The property is warmed by a recently installed oil fired external boiler and a wood burning stove nestled in the sitting room. There is also an Aga in the kitchen which has been regularly serviced and is positioned in the kitchen area. The property also benefits from mains electricity, private water via a bore hole and private drainage with a septic tank which is positioned in the properties paddock and is the sole use of the cottage.



The views from the grounds are a particular feature and look out over the East Dart River up to the open moors beyond. The lifestyle on the doorstep of the house is ideal for those who enjoy outdoor pursuit without being off grid. The residence is positioned in the village and is a short walk from the village stores/post office and the pub. The village also approximately midway between Exeter and Plymouth City (21 miles approx.) making it ideal for commuting and leisure activities including Exeter airport.

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:

LOBBY 6' 0" x 4' 0" (1.83m x 1.22m) Stable entrance door; opening to reception hall and doors off:

RECEPTION HALL 18' 10" x 10' 3" (5.74m x 3.12m) Window to the side; B.T. point; radiator; stairs rise to first floor; understairs cupboard. further store cupboard; doors off.

CLOAKROOM 4' 7" x 4' 9" (1.4m x 1.45m) Window; low level w.c; wash hand basin.

DRAWING ROOM 13' 10" x 12' 0" (4.22m x 3.66m) Window to the garden and views; chimney breast; radiator; sliding door to the study and door to the reception hall.

STUDY 11' 5" x 8' 6" (3.48m x 2.59m) Dual aspect windows to the gardens; radiator.

SITTING ROOM 17' 2" x 12' 0" (5.23m x 3.66m) Door and window to the garden and views; fireplace with woodburning stove; radiator; T.V. point.

LIVING/DINING ROOM 13' 0" x 12' 0 extending to 15'3" (4.65m)" (3.96m x 3.66m) Window to the front; fireplace recess and cupboard; radiator; fitted cupboards and worktops; opening to:

KITCHEN 12' 0" x 6' 10" (3.66m x 2.08m) Dual aspect window to front and side; fitted kitchen with worktop; space for cooker, washing machine and fridge; sink with drainer and mixer tap; tiled larder cupboard; Aga range cooker (oil).

PANTRY 5' 3" x 3' 3" (1.6m x 0.99m) Window; shelved.

BOOT ROOM 8' 2" x 7' 3" (2.49m x 2.21m) Door to the rear garden; storage cupboard; potential utility room; chimney breast.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Window to side; radiator; doors off.

MASTER BEDROOM 12' 7" x 12' 0 max" (3.84m x 3.66m) Window to the garden and views; radiator; door to:

EN-SUITE DRESSING ROOM 8' 5" x 11' 4" (2.57m x 3.45m) Window to the garden; tiled vanity surface with cupboards; wash hand basin; shelving and hanging space for clothing; radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 15' 5" x 12' 0" (4.7m x 3.66m) Windows to the garden including a feature circular window; fitted cupboards; chimney breast; radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.96m x 3.66m) Window to the front; radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 0" x 7' 0" (3.66m x 2.13m) Window to the side; radiator; door back to the landing.

BATHROOM 10' 2" x 8' 1" (3.1m x 2.46m) Window to the rear; radiator; panelled bath; pedestal wash hand basin; low level w.c;

LAUNDRY ROOM 11' 0" x 3' 7" (3.35m x 1.09m) Window to the side; hot water cylinder; built-in cupboard.

OUTSIDE The property is approached from a side cobbled and gated courtyard which leads to the entrance door, garden and sliding door of the detached barn/garage. Further off road parking can be found on the side boundary next to the paddock.



The main garden enjoys a southerly aspect and views over the surrounding landscape and the wonderful 13th century clapper bridge over the East Dart River. The gardens are mainly lawned with established trees and colourful shrubs which are divided by planted borders. There are further useful outbuildings including a shed and kennels within an enclosure. The paddock extends from a five bar gate and borders the river path and the road with further desirable views.



On the rear of elevation of the barn/garage is a further connected store which hides the oil tank and offers further useful storage with access from the side lane.

BARN/GARAGE 25' 6" x 11' 7" (7.77m x 3.53m) Sliding door entrance; power and lighting; window to side.

ATTACHED STORE 13' 5" x 11' 10" (4.09m x 3.61m) Oil tank; double doors to the side.

SERVICES Mains electricity, private water (bore hole); private drainage (septic tank) and oil central heating.

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

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 855055.

DIRECTIONS From our Yelverton Office proceed to the village of Postbridge on the B3212 passing over the moors and through Princetown. Upon reaching the village and passing the post office/stores on the left continue over the river bridge and the property will be found on the right marked by a Mansbridge Balment for sale sign.

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