SOLD BY STAGS TOTNES. A charming detached 6 bedroom property consisting of two cottages enjoying a quiet and scenic location on the edge of this picturesque village with approx 0.5 or an acre. Farmhouse kitchen with Aga, two multi fuel burners, close to River Dart Creek/Marina, driveway with garage and workshop, excellent village primary/grammar schools, fast reliable broadband, conservation area. EPC Band F
Understood to the date from the 16th Century, the smaller cottage was originally a barn, then, more recently a pottery before being converted to a residence in the 80s and named Barnacle Cottage. The main cottage is Port Hill Cottage and underwent conversion from it origins of being two cottages in the last century. DESCRIPTION
A charming detached property consisting of two cottages enjoying a quiet and scenic location on the edge of this picturesque and highly sought after Dart Valley village in an area of outstanding natural beauty protected by a conservation order.
The internal accommodation is generously proportioned, offering characterful features throughout. Including exposed beams, deep recessed windows with seats and superb stone inglenook fireplaces with wood burners offering a stunning focal point to both reception rooms. A superb farmhouse kitchen with an aga range.
Galmpton is under a mile to the coast and offers many advantages including some very popular beaches, coastal and river walks, popular national trust properties, shops and a pub. ACCOMMODATION
The half acre grounds and gardens at the rear make a stunning impression with superb views of surrounding countryside with woodland and ample flat space for entertaining. The tiered terraces add to the beauty of the gardens with mature trees, and well established shrubs and plants.
The front of the cottages has an impressive established wisteria, a stone wall and a gate leads into a sheltered doorway with a lovely hardwood front door leading into the:
The sitting room has deep casement windows with seat and views over the countryside, two double glazed picture windows to the rear, exposed beams, a stunning stone Inglenook fireplace with wood burner, stone travertine flooring, an exposed stone wall lies between the two receptions. Shelving to each side of the fireplace and underfloor heating.
Hardwood latch doors lead to a superb winding deep stone staircase to the first floor.
The dining room is another stunning reception room with front aspect deep casement window with seat. Exposed stone fireplace with a multi fuel burner having the capacity to heat the radiators in the house via an electric pump. Built in timber cupboards with shelves above, travertine stone flooring with a underfloor heating. A Hardwood latch door leads two steps down into the farmhouse kitchen which is a generous size with far reaching views over the countryside via double deep casement windows, featuring a heavily beamed ceiling and original stone recessed alcove housing the cream double oven and oil-fired Aga.
The spacious kitchen has been recently updated with a generous number of fitted cream wood shaker style wall mounted and under cupboards with solid oak worktops and butler sink. Electric oven and bottled gas 5-ring stainless steel hob with hood. ACCOMMODATION (cont/d)
Ample space for a breakfast table and additional space for fridge/freezer, dishwasher etc. Terracotta floor tiles and interior wood half glazed door leads to rear lobby and utility room. An inner hall for coats and boots, and latch door to the utility room with WC and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. A side door entrance leads outside to a covered space with access to a coal and oil fuel storage area and stone steps up to the garden.
First Floor Landing - a surprisingly spacious and bright hall area with high vaulted ceiling, french doors leading out to the garden via a small decked bridge with timber railing. Two in built cupboards with hanging space, shelved storage and housing immersion heater.
Bedroom 1 with deep recessed casement window over front aspect; high vaulted ceiling with exposed beam and built in double cupboards; radiator. Bedroom 2 with deep recessed casement window over front aspect; high vaulted ceiling with exposed beam, stripped wood floorboards and radiator. Family bathroom with stripped and varnished wood floorboards, deep blue claw feet bath with Mira shower over, WC and wash hand basin. Double glazed window to the front aspect with fitted natural wooden shutters.
Hallway leads to shower room. Step down into a spacious room with high vaulted ceiling. This room was recently converted from 5th bedroom/study. Walk in tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, WC and contemporary style circular wash hand basin.
Bedroom 3; A step down into a pretty and light double bedroom with high vaulted ceiling and deep recessed casement window with front aspect, wash hand basin. Bedroom 4 with high vaulted ceiling, with casement window front aspect. BARNACLE COTTAGE
Fantastic separate letting or extra family accommodation consisting of a spacious open plan ground floor living area with a fully fitted contemporary style kitchen, with an electric oven and grill.
Stone travertine flooring with underfloor heating. Open stone walls painted white and a beamed ceiling compliments its appeal with double aspect window overlooking the surrounding rural landscape.
A timber turning staircase leads upstairs to 2 bedrooms, open stone walls and a bathroom with a bath and electric shower over and rear aspect window with fitted cream shutters. The present owner rung a successful holiday letting business. OUTSIDE
Driveway parking to the side of the cottage provides parking spaces for two or three cars, access to the rear garden and to the garage and workshop with solid hardwood doors with light and power connected.
The wonderful secluded grounds of half an acre lie to the rear with a main flat lawn area and two further tiered terraces. This stunning peaceful garden enjoys sunshine all day and is beautifully stocked with a variety of tall trees and shrubs providing interest throughout the seasons. Far reaching views over the front countryside and woodland to both sides provides both privacy and improving views the higher you go. SERVICES
Mains water, electricity, private drainage and bottled gas for hob. VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454 DIRECTIONS
Head north on Coronation Road (Stags Totnes office) and at the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto A385 for approximately 0.5 of a mile. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A385 for approximately 2 miles. Turn right and continue onto Aish Road. Continue straight onto Lembury Road for approximately 0.5 of a mile and continue onto Waddeton Road. After approximately 1.5 miles, continue onto Stoke Road and then onto Stoke Gabriel Road.