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Ponsworthy, Dartmoor, Devon, TQ13
Guide price £585,000 | 4 bedrooms | 1.95 acres

Property features

• The Bakehouse: separate kitchen, open plan sitting/dining room, 2 beds, study/bed 3, bathroom, WC
• The Wheelhouse: sitting room, potential kitchen, bedroom, bathroom
• Parking, garden and pasture land
• River frontage and Dartmoor views
• In all, approx 2 acres

SOLD BY STAGS TOTNES. Two barn conversions set in 2 acres with river frontage in this peaceful Dartmoor hamlet location. The Bakehouse has sitting room, open plan dining/family room, separate kitchen, WC, 2/3 bedrooms, bathroom, study/bed 3. The Wheelhouse has sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Parking, garden, pasture land, river frontage and Dartmoor views. In all, approx 2 acres. EPC Band F
 
SITUATION
The Bakehouse and Wheelhouse are located in the peaceful hamlet of Ponsworthy, nestled in the spectacular West Webburn valley, in the heart of Dartmoor. The Bakehouse and Wheelhouse, together with the Mill across the lane, served as the bakery and wheelwrights for the local area up until the mid 19th Century.
 

DESCRIPTION
The properties are well placed to take advantage of the excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area, including moorland walking, riding, shooting, hunting, golf and water sports. Both The Bakehouse and Wheelhouse have been individually let in the past to provide a useful secondary income.
 

ACCOMMODATION
THE BAKEHOUSE was originally the bakery and shippon for the adjacent mill which served the local population. The 7ft granite 'one sack' industrial bread oven, so called because of the commercial production of bread, remains and is a feature of the kitchen. Converted in the 1970's and winning awards from both the Civic Trust and the RIBA,
 
On the ground floor there is a kitchen with woodburning stove and bread oven. Exposed beams and the original external window shutters remain. Family bathroom, WC and master bedroom with a woodburner.
 
Upstairs is an open plan living space with a sitting room and study. A door leads to the second bedroom and through to the study/bedroom three which has its own access to the rear garden.
 
THE WHEELHOUSE is a one-bed apartment with sitting room, bathroom and scope for a kitchen with plumbing insitu. The lower floor has original forge fireplace. This room could be remodelled to add additional bedrooms or further living space (STP).
 

OUTSIDE
Accessed through a metal gate to a courtyard with off road parking. Large covered wood store/carport at the rear of the properties and the old Byre has potential to be used as an office/studio with double doors overlooking the land and river. The land is a sloping field dotted with Dartmoor granite rocks and could be used for ponies/sheep with smallholding potential. The lower half is bordered by approx. 100 yds of river frontage.
 

SERVICES
Mains electricity, drainage and water. Woodburners and electric heating.
 

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9JQ Tel: 01626 832093 E-mail: hq@dartmoor-npa.gov.uk
 

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

DIRECTIONS
From the Drumbridges roundabout on the A38, take exit, signposted Bovey Tracey. At the 1st roundabout, take the 2nd exit and at the next roundabout take the 1st exit signposted Haytor and Widecombe (B3387). Continue for about 500 yds and bear left, still following signs to Haytor and Widecombe. After approx. 7 miles, follow the road through Widecombe village and continue for a further 2 miles down to Ponsworthy. Drive over the bridge and the property is the 1st on the left.
 

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