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Lustleigh, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13
Guide price £795,000 | 4 bedrooms | 4.36 acres

Property features

• Sitting room
• Dining hall
• Kitchen/breakfast room
• Utility
• 4 Bedrooms
• 2 Bathrooms (1 en suite)
• Landscaped gardens
• Detached barn
• 4.3 Acres

A wonderfully located, detached barn conversion on Dartmoor with 4 acres and large outbuilding. Sitting room, dining hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite). Landscaped gardens. Detached barn. EPC Band E.
 
SITUATION
Lower Barn House occupies a wonderful elevated spot, just two miles from the sought after village of Lustleigh which lies in a stunning setting on the Eastern edge of the Dartmoor National Park. This thriving village has a strong community with a well-regarded pub, village store, tea rooms, church and cricket ground. The town of Bovey Tracey (6 miles) has an excellent range of day-to-day amenities. The hilltop town of Moretonhampstead (3 miles) has a similar range of facilities. Although the property is situated in an unspoilt rural part of the West Country, the property is only six miles from the A38 which links Plymouth and Cornwall to the south and Exeter and the M5 motorway to the north. Both cities have rail links to London whilst Exeter has an international airport.
 
Being within the Dartmoor National Park, there are many thousands of beautiful, unspoilt moorland acres on the doorstep in which to enjoy a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding, cycling and fishing.

DESCRIPTION
Lower Barn House is a detached barn that was converted in the early 1990s. Of granite elevations beneath a slate tiled roof, it offers spacious accommodation of over 2,500sq ft over two floors and enjoys many character features including much exposed stonework and ceiling beams.

ACCOMMODATION
At the southern end of the property is a dual aspect sitting room with fireplace and inset wood burner as well as doors to the garden. The dual aspect dining hall also has doors to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of eye and base level units with double electric oven, hob, integral dishwasher and central island. This leads through to a utility room with space and plumbing for several appliances. Of further note on the ground floor is a cloakroom and large store room with potential for use as office or playroom.

On the first floor there is a large landing with study area. There are four bedrooms, the master having an en suite shower room, together with family bathroom and further cloakroom.

THE GROUNDS
From the lane a five bar wooden gate leads to a large gravel parking and turning area. Landscaped gardens lie on three sides of the house with gently sloping lawns interspersed with a number of mature flower and shrub beds, bordered by stone walling and hedging. There is a pleasant orchard together with summerhouse and greenhouse. From the drive a further wooden gate leads to a further gravelled area in front of a detached barn. Of stone elevations under a corrugated iron roof with water and electricity coonected, this is currently used as storage but would suite other purposes including studio or stabling. Beyond this is a four acre paddock which is level and borders a stream on one side with natural bank and hedging boundaries together with post and wire fencing as well as open fronted wooden barn. Overall the property amounts to about 4.3 acres.
 
Due to its position, there are some wonderful views across the surrounding countryside from both the gardens and many of the rooms.

SERVICES
Mains electricity. Private water (borehole). Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.

DIRECTIONS
From Exeter and the M5 motorway proceed on the A38 towards Plymouth. Exit at Drumbridges roundabout signposted Bovey Tracey. Continue on the A382 passed Bovey Tracey towards Moretonhampstead. Continue past the left turn signposted Lustleigh and proceed for approximately two further miles. As you climb the brow of a hill, with Wray Barton on your right, turn left. Proceed along this lane to the T-junction and turn left. Proceed for a further few hundred yards and at Sanduck Cross bear left signposted Lustleigh. The entrance to Lower Barn House is a hundred yards on the right.
 

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