Two detached properties for sale as a whole in a charming village. Representing an ideal investment property purchase or ideal for extended family members A detached 4-bedroom house with off street parking and a garden A 2-bedroom barn conversion with off street parking and garden. located in a sought after village location. To be sold as a whole. EPC Bands C & E.
The two houses are set towards the top of this well served village. Abbotskerswell benefits from a strong community atmosphere, having a lively Emporium and Coffee House, a General Store catering for most day-to-day needs, a highly regarded primary school, Church, and many sporting activities, including cricket, football, bowls, etc.
Approximately 1 mile away is the A381/Totnes Road, providing speedy access to the medieval town of Totnes and the bustling market town of Newton Abbot - with its comprehensive shopping and schooling facilities. THE COTTAGE
Accessed from the privately owned tarmac drive running to the side of No. 28 is a former stone barn which the vendors have converted in 2007 into a two bedroom cottage with full residential planning consent. This cottage is currently occupied by the vendors and has been converted to a good standard. The cottage is unlisted and should the buyers wish to sell it separately, then the Title can be changed in order to do so. The cottage has separate meters for gas and electricity, making this relatively straightforward. ACCOMMODATION
Large open plan sitting room/kitchen with stairs to the first floor. The room has exposed ceiling timbers and fireplace. Built-in storage cupboards either side of the fireplace, understairs cupboard and door to cloakroom. The kitchen is fitted with a new range of base and eye level units incorporating a fan-assisted oven and 4-ring gas hob. Built in appliances including dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. Glo-worm, gas-fired combi boiler. Door to office.
On the first floor is a spacious landing with airing cupboard. Bedroom 1 with built-in wardrobes with door to the external flight of stairs, open to the eaves with exposed A-frame and ceiling timbers with additional Velux window making the room especially bright and airy. The family bathroom has a bath and separate shower. Bedroom 2 is of double size with built-in wardrobes, vaulted ceiling with exposed A-frame and ceiling timbers plus Velux window. The cottage is double glazed and was finished only in 2007. THE GROUNDS
To the front of the cottage is a level area of lawn with a tarmac parking area for up to three vehicles and a short flight of steps which rise from ground level to a door in one of the bedrooms, should this access ever be required. THE PRINCIPLE PROPERTY
This is an interesting, detached, four bedroom property understood to have been built in circa. 1970 over three levels with spacious living accommodation. The property benefits from private off road parking to the front with areas of garden to the front and back. ACCOMMODATION
Hall with sliding door to cloakroom and understairs cupboard. Recently renovated kitchen with a range of base and eye level units, electric fan-assisted oven and 4-ring ceramic hob, built in appliances including dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. Pleasant far reaching views over the garden towards the second property and beyond to the hills. Sitting room with working fireplace, serving hatch to kitchen and door into rear staircase with access to bedroom 4. Stairs to the lower ground floor which is suited for use as a further sitting room, cinema room/gym or work space opening to a patio which leads to the rear garden.
First floor landing with storage cupboard. Door to refitted bathroom. Two bedrooms with superb views over Abbotskerswell. Bedroom 4 with built-in wardrobe. THE GROUNDS
To the front of the property is a stone walled herbaceous border, an area of lawn, brick block paved driveway providing off road parking for three vehicles. The garden mainly extends to the rear of the property and can be accessed via the side of the property. Leading from the parking area, a path leads past the side elevation where there is a low access door hatch into a storage area below the house where the gas-fired combi boiler is located.
Rear terrace with low stone wall leading down to a level area of garden with herbaceous borders, timber garden shed and timber arbour with climbing wistaria and clematis which provides access to a further area of garden to the rear with a gravel path interspersing the lawn. Compost area. Access to gravel parking area with timber shed. This area could be divided between the principle house and the barn conversion, should the purchasers wish to sell either part separately. SERVICES
Both properties have all the mains services connected, both with mains gas fired central heating, water and drainage. The two properties have separate meters for electricity and gas. The mains water is not on a meter and is rated as just one property. LOCAL AUTHORITY
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. DIRECTIONS
Approaching Abbotskerswell off the A381, continue down Odle Hill and after passing the veterinary surgery, look for the right hand turning into Slade Lane and proceed up the hill and turn right into Odlehill Grove. Proceed along the road and number 28 is found about halfway along on the right hand side. Park in front of number 28 on the private drive, or drive down the side of the property to locate the barn conversion.