An iconic, unique and grand period property with fabulous river views, private gardens, two garages and a studio. The property boasts flexible accommodation over three floors. The top floor consists of a self-contained property known as the Holt, the lower two floors being known as Alcyone.
Dartmouth is not your average sleepy coastal town, it is buzzing with culture, art, gastronomic offerings and a lively community spirit. Well known for its world famous Royal Regatta and Naval College, Dartmouth is steeped in history and its architecture is unique to the town.
Dartmouth appeals due to the variety of recreational activities available along its embankment, the dynamic range of modern and quirky shops, galleries and eateries, which all combine to offer a quality of life like no other. With over 20 events each year within the area, Dartmouth offers something for everyone.DESCRIPTION
Alcyone is an iconic, unique and grand period property with original features throughout. The layout is flexible being arranged over three floors. The top floor consists of a self-contained property known as the Holt, the lower two floors being known as Alcyone. With this flexible layout a discerning purchaser may enjoy the property as home and income, or with an annex, or the property could be restored to its original former glory as one iconic statement home. Any combination will afford the new keeper beautiful courtyard and ornate rear gardens, fabulous sweeping river views, two garages with studio above (possible conversion to dwelling STPP) and all within a level walk of the shops in Dartmouth.ACCOMMODATION
Alcyone is easily identified by its iconic bay windows, striking balcony and pitched twin dormer roof rooms. The ground floor houses a grand entrance hallway, a modern country style kitchen and a grand dining room with exposed ornate period fireplace. The first floor houses two bedrooms (one of which is ensuite), a beautiful living room with adjoining office and shower room facility. The feature bay windows enjoy lovely views towards the river, with an iconic connecting balcony being centrally positioned. The top floor of the house has its own separate access from the rear garden, which is at an elevated height. This top floor is known as the Holt and it contains two bedrooms, one bathroom and its own kitchen, living and separate dining room. The views from upstairs are utterly wonderful over the river and they are maximised by Juliette balconies with double doors.OUTSIDE
The tiered side garden has a self-contained brick walled area, being ideal for barbeques or even a hot tub. The stone retaining walls have been structurally supported and there are ornate shrubs and plants throughout, with a pathway leading to the front door with an iron boundary gate. There is side access also. The rear garden is elevated and enjoys fantastic sweeping views along the river over the rooftop. This rear garden is mainly level and has access via a walkway to the Holt and a rear access gate to the parking setup behind. The parking consists of a single parking space and two single garages with no dividing wall. A studio above with mainly glass elevations with views over the rooftops down the river could be converted (STPP) to provide a further annex or income.SERVICES
It is understood that all mains services connected.TENURE
Both Alcyone and The Holt are in the same ownership and are Freehold.LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council.DIRECTIONS
From the Dartmouth office head south along Newcomen Road and Southtown. After some distance you will pass a junction on your right hand side leading to Swannaton Road and Above Town. After approximately 50 yards Acyone will be on your right hand side.