An impressive detached 5 bedroom period house situated in the heart of this popular village enjoying large flexible accommodation. 5 bedrooms, 4 reception room, 2 ensuites, bathroom, shower room, annexe potential, mature gardens and ample parking. EPC Band E
Stoke Fleming is a quintessentially English village with a local store, active church, village hall and a village pub at its centre. Located within the South Hams, an area of outstanding natural beauty with splendid coastal scenery, the village stands in a prominent position overlooking Start Bay.
Less than a mile away is the award winning beach of Blackpool Sands considered to be one of the finest of the many in the South Hams. The historic naval port of Dartmouth located a few short miles away should provide all your retail and recreational needs, with the town full of galleries, restaurants and shops as well as benefitting from breathtaking views over the estuary. Exeter has an international airport, Plymouth has a ferry terminal and Devon benefits from a comprehensive road and rail network giving easy access to the rest of the UK and Europe.DESCRIPTION
Albert House is a beautifully restored detached period property located in the heart of the popular coastal village of Stoke Fleming. The lower ground floor of the property has been arranged in such a way that it works well as either an integral part of the house or a self-contained apartment. This level enjoys its own private access, a large double bedroom with a potential ensuite, spacious sitting room and kitchen.
The upper ground floor features a stunning 24' kitchen/breakfast room in the style of 'Carpenter Oak' with a glass atrium and opens out onto the wrap around level gardens. The top floor is currently dedicated to the master suite and comprises an impressive bedroom with part vaulted ceiling, a beautiful contemporary bathroom and a large walk-in dressing room that alternatively could be used as a double bedroom. Study with built-in double cupboard, hand crafted built-in desk. To the outside Albert house has mature level gardens with large patio areas for entertaining.ACCOMMODATION
The ground floor has exposed floorboards. Door leading to front terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room is a beautiful reception room with windows to four sides. Double bi-folding doors lead out to the wrap around patio and gardens. Fitted with a range of eye and base level units with built in fridge and larder cupboard with pull out drawers. Further integral appliances include freezer, two dishwashers, combination oven/microwave, further oven and five ring gas hob. The kitchen also features a twin plated Aga with warming plate and ovens below (electric). The twin bowl sink unit is set in a stone surround which extends to the worktops. The breakfast area is spacious and benefits from a floor standing woodburner with exposed flue. This stylish room is created largely from timber and glass and features a glass atrium to the ceiling. The living room is a large triple aspect reception room with an opening fitted with concertina doors. Ornamental fire recess with slate hearth.
Bedroom 2 is a double bedroom with built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging and shelving to either side of the bed recess with display shelf above. Beautifully fitted ensuite with fully tiled independent shower unit, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. A further double bedroom with triple built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging and shelving. Built-in dressing table. Bathroom is beautifully appointed with panelled bath, independent shower unit above, low level WC, pedestal washbasin and exposed floorboards.
On the first floor, the landing has a built in double storage cupboard. Bedroom 1 is an impressive master bedroom with part vaulted ceiling. Built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging space and shelving. Eaves storage. The bathroom has a bath that is set in deep tiled surround. Large walk in shower unit, contemporary sink unit, low level WC, mirrored wall with tiled shelf below. Heated ladder towel rail in chrome. Bedroom 4/dressing room for the master suite. Built-in double wardrobe cupboards with hanging space.LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Door leading to side terrace. Sitting room with recess for television with cupboards below, exposed floorboards, fire recess with slate hearth. Step up to the kitchen with flag slate flooring, single drainer stainless steel sink unit set in worktop surround. Four ring hob with oven below. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Built in dresser unit, door to boot room with flag slate floor. Original bread oven set in brick surround. Built in wardrobe cupboards with hanging and shelving. Door to covered terrace.
Bedroom 5 is a large double room with exposed floorboards and benefits from a low level window seat. Door leads through an ensuite with a window to the front.OUTSIDE
Double timber gates from Bailey's Meadow lead to an extensive parking area for several vehicles. A gravel pedestrian pathway leads to the kitchen/breakfast room, outbuildings and lower ground floor accommodation. Laid to lawn, Albert House enjoys level gardens with mature trees, shrubs and palm trees along with an extensive patio area off the kitchen via the concertina doors. The pathway continues to the original front door and an impressive magnolia tree.
The garden is enclosed with stone walling and fencing. To the right hand side of the gates to the property is a pat which leads to the village centre. A flagstone and cobbled terrace is flanked by a BOILER ROOM and TWO FURTHER OUTBUILDINGS, both with power and light.SERVICES
It is understood that all mains services are connected except gas (not in village.) Oil fired central heating.LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.DIRECTIONS
From Dartmouth proceed up College Way, passing Britannia Royal Naval College on your right. Turn left at the mini roundabout, signposted Stoke Fleming (A379). On entering the village turn right up Church Road immediately next to the post office/stores and take the first right into Rectory Lane by the Green Dragon public house. After a short distance turn right into Baileys Meadow. At the T junction turn right and the entrance to the property will be found at the end of the cul de sac.DARTMOUTH OFFICE
We are situated in the heart of Dartmouth near the Royal Castle Hotel and adjacent to the historical Butterwalk building on Duke Street. Benefitting from a dedicated sales and lettings department, the friendly team of Scott, Lyn, Gerry, Emily and Jane have been repeatedly commended for their dedication to customer service and professionalism.
Call the residential department on 01803 835336 or lettings on 01803 833681 to arrange a market appraisal, to book a viewing or for further information on the services we offer throughout our 21 offices.