Charming Retreat - Milton Combe
Sold Subject to Contract

3 beds | 2 baths | 3 receptions | Offers in excess of £450,000


  • Peaceful Setting
  • South Aspect Views
  • Large Detached Garage
  • Stable & Tack Room
  • Gated Off - Road Parking
  • Contemporary Reverse Style Accommodation
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Attractive Historic Village
  • Level Gardens Approx 1/3 Acre
  • Perfect Retreat

A COSY AND QUAINT BARN CONVERSION with TWO GATED PARKING AREAS, beautiful LEVEL GARDENS and a DETACHED GARAGE plus a STABLE and TACK ROOM, offering SOUTHERLY VIEWS along the beautiful and tranquil valley.
A short distance to the renowned VILLAGE PUB and idyllic settings including DARTMOOR.

SITUATION Situated on the outskirts of the village with an equestrian stable and tack room offering uninterrupted south aspect views along the beautiful and tranquil Milton Combe valley a short distance from Yelverton, the National Trust's Buckland Abbey and the beautiful Lopwell Dam nature reserve.

Milton Combe is a very attractive village situated on the edge of Dartmoor with a renowned viallage pub, some seven miles from Tavistock and eleven miles from Plymouth. The village of Yelverton, which has most facilities, is approximately two miles distant. The village is within easy commuting distance to the City of Plymouth and is within the catchment area for the very popular St. Andrews Church of England School at Buckland Monachorum.

DESCRIPTION A well presented detached barn conversion originally built we understand in the 1800's and converted in the 1990's creating an individual and contemporary reversed level living space. The current owners have installed further large velux windows filling the living rooms with extra light. A particular feature of the property is the tranquil location, level gardens and views, two large gated driveways with parking for several cars and potential for the equestrian enthusiast with a tack room and stable. There is also a useful summer house and detached double garage with electric at the end of the garden. The level south facing garden extends to approximately 1/3 of an acre following the meandering babbling brook with further views over the valley and surrounding fields. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a seating patio and specimen shrubs. The accommodation comprises a kitchen/breakfast room, living/dining room and snug/sitting room to the first floor whilst to the ground floor is a conservatory, three bedrooms, shower room and a family bathroom. This character home also benefits from oil fired central heating with a section of underfloor heating, wooden double glazed windows, Rayburn range cooker and feature dual sided wood burning stove creating a warm ambiance throughout the first floor. The current owners have also had a new roof in recent years.



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:


FIRST FLOOR Granite steps lead up from the driveway to a PVCu door to

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 2" x 14' 2" (4.32m x 4.32m) Dual aspect double glazed windows to garden and valley view; velux windows; country style kitchen units; sink and drainer with mixer tap; AEG gas hob with electric oven/grill; extractor hood to be installed; Rayburn Royal range/boiler/cooker; exposed beams; stone walls; tiled floor; T.V. point.

DINING/LIVING ROOM 14' 4" x 13' 4" (4.37m x 4.06m) maximum measurement. Double glazed windows to garden and valley view; opaque double glazed window to rear; velux windows; vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and stone walls; T.V. point; fireplace with dual side woodburner set on slate hearth; stairs to ground floor with ornate balustrade and rope hand rail; wooden flooring; door to kitchen/breakfast room and opening to

SNUG/SITTING ROOM 14' 2" x 8' 2" (4.32m x 2.49m) Double glazed window to garden and valley view; velux window; vaulted ceiling with exposed beams; fireplace with dual side woodburner; wooden flooring; radiator; TV point.

Stairs from dining/living room down to

HALL 19' 0" x 5' 0" (5.79m x 1.52m) maximum. Stairs to first floor with ornate balustrade and rope hand rail; exposed beams; inset spotlights; tiled floor with underfloor heating; radiator; three useful storage cupboards with hanging rails; doors off.

BEDROOM ONE 13' 10" x 7' 9" (4.22m x 2.36m) Dual aspect with double glazed windows to garden, brook and valley view; radiator; exposed beams and stone features; T.V. point.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 3" x 7' 5" (4.04m x 2.26m) Double glazed window to garden and valley view; fitted storage cupboards and built in wardrobes with hanging rails; exposed beams; radiator; T.V. point.

SHOWER ROOM Recently refurbished with stylish double shower; space saving w.c. with integrated wash hand basin; tiled walls; heated towel rail.

FAMILY BATHROOM Double glazed window to brook and valley; opaque window to rear; recently refurbished and stylish suite including freestanding bath, wash basin with vanity cupboards; hidden cistern w.c. with further cupboard; radiator; airing cupboard.

BEDROOM THREE 8' 3" x 7' 8" (2.51m x 2.34m) Radiator; BT point; exposed beams; door to hall; double glazed French doors to

CONSERVATORY 12' 8" x 8' 8" (3.86m x 2.64m) Double glazed windows and French doors to garden and valley view; tiled floor; exposed stone wall.

OUTSIDE

DOUBLE GARAGE 15' 3" x 15' 0" (4.65m x 4.57m) Of block construction with tiled roof; double wooden doors; workbenches; power and lighting.

ATTACHED TACK ROOM 15' 0" x 4' 0" (4.57m x 1.22m) Pedestrian doors to both ends; lighting.

STABLE 12' 0" x 10' 0" (3.66m x 3.05m) Of timber construction; concrete floor and standing area; security lighting.

GARDENS The property is approached via two gated entrances. The first gates lead to a large parking area at the bottom of the garden with the detached double garage, attached tack room and a stable to the rear. A path leads into the formal garden following the brook toward the house. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a summer house, seating terrace and a variety of mature specimen shrubs and fruit trees. The garden offers south aspect views down the valley and over surrounding fields providing a private and tranquil area. A pedestrian double gate allows access onto the main driveway adjacent to the house. There are further double entrance gates into this area from the lane. A stone wall runs the length of the boundary adjoining the brook and a raised Devon bank with a hedgerow on the other side follows the lane creating a safe dog proof garden area.



SERVICES Mains water, electricity and mains drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE & BALMENT on 01822 855055.

DIRECTIONS From the Yelverton office proceed towards the village of Crapstone and follow the signposts to Milton Combe and Buckland Abbey. Go past the entrance to Buckland Abbey and the first left hand turning into the village and continue along this road towards Lopwell Dam and Maristow House. Take the next left towards the village and the property is the first residence on the right.



FLOORPLANS These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright Mansbridge & Balment 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH DISCLAIMER Some of the photographs within this brochure do not necessarily show views from the subject property.

FLOOR PLAN DISCLAIMER These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright © Mansbridge & Balment 2014.

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