YELVERTON - DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK

7 beds | 3 baths | 3 receptions | Guide price £1,399,000


  • Elegant Arts & Crafts Property
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 3 Acres of private Grounds
  • Detached Coach House/Garage/Stables
  • Long Gated Driveway leading to Ample Parking
  • Heated Pool
  • Beautiful Encompassing Gardens
  • No Onward Chain

An elegant ARTS & CRAFTS RESIDENCE enjoying distant views over Dartmoor, 3 ACRES OF PRIVATE GROUNDS and sizeable DETACHED COACH HOUSE/GARAGE/STABLES all within yards of open moorland. This comfortable and distinguished home benefits from BEAUTIFUL ENCOMPASSING GARDENS which offer open level lawns, HEATED POOL and long gated driveway with a cattle grid extends to the house and sweeps up to the coach house where there is ample parking and hard standing. The coach house is without planning permission to be a living space but could make excellent ancillary accommodation if converted. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION An elegant Arts and Crafts residence enjoying distant views over Dartmoor, 3 acres of private grounds and sizeable detached coach house/ garage/stables all within yards of open moorland. The house is arguably one of the finest homes of the period in this area and is situated away from the main thoroughfare hidden from view but is however a short commute to Plymouth City and walking distance from Yelverton for excellent amenities. This comfortable and distinguished home benefits from beautiful encompassing gardens which offer open level lawns, heated pool and meandering paths which pass through areas of colour and shade while being framed by a beautiful vistas across the surrounding landscape. A long gated driveway with a cattle grid extends to the house and sweeps up to the coach house where there is ample parking and hard standing. The coach house is without planning permission to be a living space but could make excellent ancillary accommodation if converted. The property is light and homely with rooms enjoying the sunshine from dawn to dusk and views from all the main windows. The reception hall is a particular feature with an arched frame stairwell and ornate corner fireplace creating a timeless welcome for any guests and family to the home. The accommodation comprises …as written.



The property is approached from a long tarmac driveway which sweeps beside the house entrance and continues passed the front elevation and in turn up to the Coach House. The driveway is flanked by front gardens and heated pool area with lush lawns. The gardens en-compass the house and extend to 3 acres. There are two large lawns which are bordered with plants and hedging. One of these lawns was originally used for tennis and or croquet with steps down from the house. To the side is a pond are with a decked seating terrace with views over the grounds. The lower gardens are beautifully landscaped with meandering lawns and views over to the moors. There are two further historic entrances with double gates and a pedestrian gate with pathways back up to the house. Beautiful parkland trees line the garden with a variety of specimen examples and colourful established shrubs. To the rear of the coach house is a further upper garden which has a further entrance out and does offer potential for a garden for the coach house if it was converted into ancillary accommodation.



From our Yelverton office proceed from the roundabout towards Plymouth on the A386. After the first right hand turning and just before a central island for a second right hand turning (signposted to the golf club) turn left into an unmarked lane. Follow this private lane into the woodland and over a small bridge. Continue straight ahead the property will found after a short distance marked with a name plaque.





This property has come to market with no onward chain.



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:

Original entrance door into:

PORCH 7' 2" x 4' 9" (2.18m x 1.45m) Window to side: original stone floor; doors off.

CLOAKROOM 6' 5" x 5' 7" (1.96m x 1.7m) Window to side; coat hooks; radiator; wash handbasin; original stone floor and tiling; door to:

WC 5' 4" x 3' 4" (1.63m x 1.02m) Window to side; deep sill feature window; original floor and tiling.

RECEPTION HALL 19' 8" x 16' 9" (5.99m x 5.11m) Half landing window; corner fireplace; radiators; part-panelled walls; coving and ceiling rose; arch stairwell with storage cupboards; door to conservatory and doors off.

SITTING ROOM 17' 3" x 15' extending into the bay 17' (5.26m x 4.57m extending into the bay 5.18m)

Bay window to the grounds and views; television and BT point; feature fireplace; radiator; coving and ceiling rose.

LIVING/DINING ROOM 18' 9" x 18' 5" (5.72m x 5.61m) Windows to the garden and views; open fireplace; BT and television point; radiators; coving and ceiling rose.

SNUG/STUDY 16' 6" x 10' 6" (5.03m x 3.2m) Window to the grounds and views; corner fireplace; dado rail; radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 20' x 15' 10" (6.1m x 4.83m) Windows and door to the side gardens and patio; Velux windows; bespoke fitted kitchen; larder cupboard; gas flame range cooker with three ovens; Stanley solid fuel range cooker set within original recess and mantelpiece; tiled floor; radiator; space for American-style fridge/freezer; beamed ceiling; picture rail.

REAR LOBBY 9' 5" x 7' (2.87m x 2.13m) Door to the rear patio; radiator; second stairs to the bedrooms; tiled floor; storage cupboard; electrics cupboard.

INNER HALL 12' 4" x 2' 10" (3.76m x 0.86m) Doors off; dado rail.

UTILITY/PANTRY 8' 3" x 4' 7" (2.51m x 1.4m) Window to the rear patio and garden; space and plumbing for utilities; butler sink; electric underfloor heating; Sheila's maid clothes airer; raised wall cupboards; extractor fan.

CONSERVATORY 14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m) Radiator; tiled floor; French doors and windows to the rear patio and gardens.

FIRST FLOOR:

LANDING 19' 6" x 12' 4" (5.94m x 3.76m) maximum Window to the rear garden; part-panelled staircase; original balustrade; large loft door; skylight; laundry cupboard; coving; doors off and door to stairwell to the second floor.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 17' 5" x 14' 6" (5.31m x 4.42m) Windows to the views and grounds; fireplace; radiator; television and BT point; dado rail; coving; ceiling fan/light; door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM 10' x 7' 6" (3.05m x 2.29m) Obscure window; panelled bath with shower over; wash handbasin and low level WC; radiator and towel rail; part-tiled coving; door back to landing and door to:

DRESSING ROOM 12' 5" x 8' 10" (3.78m x 2.69m) Window to the rear garden; corner fireplace; fitted wardrobes; radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 18' 9" x 17' 8" (5.72m x 5.38m) Windows to the ground and views; fireplace; vanity wash handbasin; dado rail; coving; BT point and television point.

BEDROOM THREE 16' 8" x 11' (5.08m x 3.35m) Windows to the views and gardens; corner fireplace; fitted wardrobe; radiator; picture rail; dado rail and coving.

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 5" x 9' 3" extending to 17' (3.18m x 2.82m extending to 5.18m)

Window to side; radiator; door to:



ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' x 4' 8" (1.83m x 1.42m) Double shower; wash handbasin; low level WC; electric underfloor heating; extractor fan; mirror; part-tiled; door to:

REAR LANDING Window to the rear; stairs down to rear lobby.

BATHROOM 8' 2" x 8' 1" (2.49m x 2.46m) Obscure window; panelled bath with shower attachment; pedestal wash handbasin; low level WC; radiator; part-tiled; coving; mirror.

SECOND FLOOR:

LANDING Velux window; doors off.

BEDROOM FIVE 13' 7" x 11' extending to 18' 11" (4.14m x 3.35m extending to 5.77m)

Dual aspect windows to the views; fireplace; television point; radiator; potential for roof terrace with access from third window.

BEDROOM SIX 14' 6" x 11' (4.42m x 3.35m) Window to the views; radiator; television point; two built-in cupboards.

BEDROOM SEVEN/STORE 20' 6" x 11' (6.25m x 3.35m) Velux window and window to the garden; built-in cupboard; fitted rails and shelving for clothing/shoes; radiator; television point; door to the extensive two attic rooms with skylight and lighting, ideal for storage or hobby/workshop plus excellent head room.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached from a long tarmac driveway which sweeps beside the house entrance and continues passed the front elevation and in turn up to the Coach House. The driveway is flanked by front gardens and heated pool area with lush lawns. The gardens en-compass the house and extend to 3 acres. There are two large lawns which are bordered with plants and hedging. One of these lawns was originally used for tennis and or croquet with steps down from the house. To the side is a pond are with a decked seating terrace with views over the grounds. The lower gardens are beautifully landscaped with meandering lawns and views over to the moors. There are two further historic entrances with double gates and a pedestrian gate with pathways back up to the house. Beautiful parkland trees line the garden with a variety of specimen examples and colourful established shrubs. To the rear of the coach house is a further upper garden which has a further entrance out and does offer potential for a garden for the coach house if it was converted into ancillary accommodation.

STABLES/COACH HOUSE

GARAGE 28' x 14' (8.53m x 4.27m) Windows and doors to the side; roller door; fitted cupboards; ceiling height 11' 2"; power points and lighting; external cold water tap.

GATED COURTYARD 18' 9" x 14' (5.72m x 4.27m) Part-covered; central drain; external light; doors off.

STABLE 13' 9" x 6' 10" (4.19m x 2.08m) Window to rear.

STABLE 13' 9" x 7' (4.19m x 2.13m) Window to rear.

TACK ROOM/GARDEN STORE 20' x 14' (6.1m x 4.27m) Window to side and store.

STORE 14' x 7' 6" (4.27m x 2.29m) Stairs to first floor; window to front.

FIRST FLOOR:

ATTIC ROOM 50' x 28' 4" (15.24m x 8.64m) maximum Lighting and power points.

SERVICES Mains electricity. Private gas. Mains water. Private drainage. Oil fired heating.

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

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 855055.

DIRECTIONS From our Yelverton office proceed from the roundabout towards Plymouth on the A386. After the first right hand turning and just before a central island for a second right hand turning (signposted to the golf club) turn left into an unmarked lane. Follow this private lane into the woodland and over a small bridge. Continue straight ahead the property will found after a short distance marked with a name plaque.

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