SOLD BY STAGS TOTNES. An attractive detached home with large grounds and surrounded by open countryside. 2500 sqft of accommodation, house and separate letting unit/annexe, large grounds of 1.24 acres, far reaching rural views, outbuildings comprising double garage, workshop and storage area, opportunity to modernise the property. EPC Band D
Tuckers Hay is located in the pretty hamlet of Compton which is surrounded by rolling South Devon countryside. The nearby village of Marldon is approximately 1 mile away and has a primary school, post office, shops, delightful pub and access to the A380.
Torbay is only a short drive away and offers a comprehensive selection of educational, shopping and recreational facilities including the highly regarded Boys and Girls
Grammar Schools. Totnes is one of Devon's gems, full of colour and character that stems from a rich cultural, historical and archaeological heritage. The facilities include a hospital, a wide range of good local schools, supermarket, interesting range of shops and galleries together with riverside walks, the Guild Hall, churches and its very own Norman Castle.
The spectacular coast provides an abundance of sandy beaches and sailing opportunities in nearby Torbay and Dartmouth. Dartmoor National Park is within easy driving distance. The mainline railway station can be found at Newton Abbot with services to London Paddington in approximately 2 hours 40 minutes. There are international airports at
Exeter and Bristol. DESCRIPTION
A large detached house located in a sought after rural location. With grounds over 1 acre and the opportunity to modernise the house and letting annexe, the property will be of interest to a wide variety of buyers. ACCOMMODATION
Approached via the front door to the hallway with stairs rising to the first floor. Ground floor cloakroom. Office/snug with large bay window to the front of the house. Double glazed doors to the kitchen which is fully fitted with 5-ring Neff electric hob and extractor over, Neff double oven, integrated Bosh dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to large sitting room with stunning views over the garden and land beyond. Sliding door leading out to the patio, raised hearth with Villager woodburning stove.
From the hallway, stairs rising to first floor landing with doors off to family bathroom with bath and Mira sport shower over. Bedroom 2 has a wash hand basin and connecting door to the annexe. There are two further double bedrooms, one with wash hand basin. The master bedroom has a large fitted wardrobe and door to ensuite shower room with large shower enclosure and Mira electric shower. ANNEXE
A particular feature of the house is the secondary unit known as Tuckers Hay Annexe which has previously been let out. There is separate access from the rear of the property and it has a fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor and space for cooker with extractor over. Space for fridge/freezer.
Door connects back to the house and further door to large sitting room with sliding patio doors onto a raised decked balcony, large enough to accommodate a table and chairs to enjoy the far reaching easterly views. From the sitting room, a further hall and a door to the front of the property and a flight of steps lead to the first floor landing. Double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and separate shower enclosure and Mira Sport electric shower. OUTBULDINGS
Tuckers Hay has a variety of outbuildings with a large double garage and electrically operated roller shutter doors.
To the side of the property is a watertight lockable store which provides useful storage and has adjoining car port area. From the garage there is a door into the workshop area. GARDENS AND GROUNDS
A particular feature of Tuckers Hay are the large gardens which extend to 1.24 acres and are mainly laid to lawn with various raised decked areas to sit and enjoy the views. Being surrounded by its own land, the sun can be enjoyed at various times of the day in the gardens. Underneath the annexe there is a ramp leading to an undercroft storage area which houses the two boilers for the property.
To the western side of the property there is an area of lawn with a fish
pond in the middle and a variety of plants and herbaceous borders.
To one end of the garden is a large decked area which covers a former swimming pool which, subject to further improvements, could be reopened. There are a number of mature trees and herbaceous borders with areas of secret gardens to the easterly elevation and there is a large area, perhaps a former part walled garden, now home to a flock of chickens.
The approach to the property is over a tarmac drive which leads round to two parking areas, one to the front and one to the side. There is ample parking for numerous vehicles. SERVICES
Oil fired central heating, mains water and drainage. LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234 VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454 DIRECTIONS
From Exeter take the A380 towards Newton Abbot/Torquay. At Newton Abbot, take the right lane of the dual carriageway and continue over the Newton Abbot flyover signed to Torquay, A380. Continue for about 2 miles. At the traffic lights bear right at the sign to Paignton / Brixham, A380. Go straight over the first roundabout. At the second roundabout turn right to Marldon / Compton. Take the first right on to Vicarage Hill signed to Compton. Drive for about 1.5 miles and pass the Castle on your left. Tuckers Hay is about 600m further along on the right hand side, immediately after a right hand turning.