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East Cornworthy, Devon, TQ9
Guide price £485,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Two reception rooms
• Two bathrooms
• Four bedrooms
• Well stocked level cottage gardens
• Parking for at two vehicles and on road parking
• Well presented

A superb character four bedroom barn conversion with garden. 2 reception rooms, 2 bathrooms, well stocked beautiful cottage gardens, parking for at least 2 vehicles and on road parking, well presented. EPC Band D
 
SITUATION
Sandford House is in the heart of the South Hams countryside yet only a mile away from picturesque Dittisham, famous for its plums and crabbing. Dittisham is set on the edge of the river and it lies in the heart of the rolling South Hams countryside geographically between Totnes and Dartmouth.
 
Dittisham has two pubs, a village shop and post office and a thriving church, the village is highly popular with those who participate in waterborne activities and has a thriving sailing club, which makes it an attractive village for families.
 
Sandford House is actually situated in the quiet hamlet of East Cornworthy surrounded by farmland and is within close proximity of Blackness Marine which will be of particular interest to those who own a boat or enjoy sailing.
 
East Cornworthy is situated approximately one mile 'down stream' of Cornworthy, a small village with no passing traffic, with its own pub. Seven miles up river to the north west, lies the ancient town of Totnes, the limit of tidal navigation, while two miles down river, to the south, is the historic town of Dartmouth which guards the entrance to the sea.
 
Access to the beautiful coastline, dotted with lovely beaches are easily accessed by car within about 15 minutes drive. For those of an active nature The Dartmouth Golf and Country Club is close by and there are many local walks.
 
 
 

DESCRIPTION
This is a superbly presented home with notable features which include solid wooden doors, exposed wooden floorboards to the main entrance hallway, woodburner and some outstanding views from the sitting room across the surrounding countryside and valley beyond.
 
There are immaculate and well stocked level gardens to the front of the property and also open plan kitchen/diner with views over the front gardens. On the ground floor there is a generously sized bedroom with bathroom and a further room which could possibly be used as a bedroom if required, however, is currently used as a hobby room.
 

ACCOMMODATION
Stable door to entrance hallway with solid wooden flooring leading down to the ground floor. Sitting room with good ceiling height, inset ceiling spotlight, double aspect with views over the garden and countryside and valley beyond. Brick built chimney breast with wooden mantel and inset woodburner.
 
Solid wooden door to kitchen with fully tiled floor, range of base units with solid wooden worktops over. 4-ring hob with built in Neff double oven, window with view over the central courtyard affording much natural light.
 
Dining area with good ceiling height and inset spotlights, ample space for family dining table, glazed double doors to terrace which is ideal for alfresco dining and views over level gardens.
 
 
Stairs to ground floor with good ceiling height and inset spotlights. Step up to bathroom with wash hand basin, WC and built in shower enclosure with Mira shower. Bedroom 1 with window overlooking the courtyard with range of built in wardrobes. Good ceiling heights, white washed exposed beams and inset spotlights, ample additional space for storage. Hobby room with view over the countryside and built in cupboard. Utility/pantry with plumbing for washing machine and oil fired boiler.
 
Stairs to first floor and door to bathroom with tiled floor, enclosed shower cubicle with Mira shower and Monsoon shower head. Bath, WC and Velux window with views over the surrounding valley. Bedroom 2 with Velux window overlooking the garden and space for storage, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Door to bedroom 3 with Velux window overlooking the garden, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Door to bedroom 4 with window overlooking the courtyard with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
 

OUTSIDE
The property has parking for two vehicles on the shared driveway with wooden pedestrian gate leading to the pathway up through the garden with well stocked borders and part stone walling surround. Summerhouse and brick and flag stone paving. Further useful storage shed and space under the storm porch for log storage. Gardens are set in a quiet idyllic setting surrounded by a leafy valley.
 
 

SERVICES
Private drainage, mains water, mains electricity, oil fired central heating.
 

LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail: customer.services@southhams.gov.uk.
 

VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454
 

DIRECTIONS
From Totnes take the A381 to Kingsbridge and at the top of the bypass, approximately 1 mile, turn left sign posted to Cornworthy and Ashprington. Turn right after 1.5 miles at the sign to Tuckenhay and Bow Bridge. Drive through Tuckenhay. After 2 miles turn right at the ruin, sign posted to Dittisham and East Cornworthy; drive on for 1.5 miles descending the steep hill and enter East Cornworthy, the gravel drive leading to Springwell Barn is approached through two stone pillars on the right.
 
From Dartmouth turn off at the Sportsman's Arms and drive through Dittisham. After 1 mile enter East Cornworthy proceed over the bridge and up the hill and the gravel drive leading to Sandford House through two stone pillars on the left.

 

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