BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED BARN CONVERSION boasting PERIOD FEATURES such as vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, ENCLOSED GARDEN and OFF-ROAD PARKING and set within a historic 'WORLD HERITAGE SITE' village on the Bere Peninsula. NO ONWARD CHAIN **3D VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE**
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A beautifully renovated barn with off-road parking and enclosed sunny garden which has been completely rejuvenated into this modern home, set within an historic 'World Heritage Site' village on the Bere Peninsula forming part of the Tamar Valley.
The property benefits from bespoke hardwood double glazed windows, slate tiled roof, exposed beams and mains gas central heating and modern insulation measures creating a cosy warm atmosphere. The barn once formed part of an old farm within the village and then a shop store and is set in a gated mews of other homes, hidden from view and fronting a shared courtyard making it particularly secluded. The property offers distant views across the courtyard to the surrounding landscape which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The garden and parking is yards from the door with a new cobble stone area which in turn leads to a private garden. There is also a stone cobbled area which runs along the front and side elevation with an historic horse mounting stone.
The garden is enclosed with a pedestrian gate, wooden fencing and a stone wall with a westerly view and recently laid lawn. The home opens to a lobby for boots/shoes etc and a sizeable open plan living/dining room with kitchen area. There is also a cloakroom with plumbing for a washing machine and is site of the new boiler. Stairs rise to the first floor where there is a landing with doors off to two double bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom. The bedrooms are light and airy due to the vaulted ceiling, exposed original beams and Velux windows. One of the bedrooms has a window which has the best of the views and would create an ideal space for working from home, reading a book and study.
This tranquil Devonshire village has been labelled a World Heritage Site and is perfectly positioned away from main roads. The village offers a rare local railway station which forms part of the Tamar Valley Line, connecting to the waterside village of Bere Ferrers and Calstock plus onto Plymouth City in around 20 minutes. There are also several shops including a post office stores with local bakery, two small supermarkets, butchers, hairdressers, café/restaurant, takeaway, pharmacy, doctors surgery, primary school, public house, bus services and a garage with petrol station.
Bere Alston is 15 minutes by car from both Tavistock and Yelverton and approximately one hour from Exeter. The surrounding fields of the village are peppered with public footpaths which have beautiful walks and views of the Tamar River and surrounding countryside. The Bere Peninsula is formed by the Rivers Tavy and Tamar creating a special secluded area steeped in history. Due to the rivers there are also public slipways and boat yards at Bere Ferrers and Weir Quay along with a gig club and excellent outdoor pursuit facilities. VT
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/DINING ROOM WITH KITCHEN AREA 25' x 18' 7" (7.62m x 5.66m)
BEDROOM ONE 14' 5" maximum x 11' 6" maximum (4.39m x 3.51m)
BEDROOM TWO 14' 5" maximum x 12' 7" into bay (4.39m x 3.84m)
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 840606.
DIRECTIONS From our Bere Peninsula office within the village, continue down Fore Street passing between the shops and into Station Road. After a short distance the property will be found on the left just after the shop and adjacent to the turning into Drakes Park. The property is through the gated entrance and is the first property on the left.