Rosemount House is situated in a rural location on the edge of Dartmoor National Park approximately 1 mile from the ancient Stannary town of Ashburton and approximately ½ mile from the A38. Ashburton has many local amenities, including a post office, delicatessen, fish deli, artisan bakers, wine bar, several bistros, restaurants, coffee shops, tea rooms and, of course antique shops that Ashburton is famous for.DESCRIPTION
Rosemount House is a substantial period house, set in delightful gardens and accommodation extending to over 4,000 sqft. Understood to date back to 1857, the property has many character features including stone mullion windows, oak panelled walls, parquet flooring, super Minster fireplaces, high ceilings and a grand turning staircase. The current vendors have undertaken a detailed programme of refurbishment, including replacing of the roof and restoring this fantastic property to its former glory. The successful purchaser of Rosemount House has the option to landscape the grounds to suit their requirements and to put their own mark on this super home.ACCOMMODATION
Oak door to entrance hallway with parquet flooring and fireplace with wood burning stove. Partially panelled and used as a study area/library with stairs to first floor. Panelled door to cloakroom. Drawing room with parquet flooring. Large room with windows to two sides, fireplace and working fire. Stone mullion windows with leaded light glass and original ceiling covings. From the study area there is a leaded glass door to the dining room with two recessed alcoves and windows to the front.
Kitchen with tiled floor. Handmade bespoke kitchen from Ashgrove with central island unit with twin Belfast sink. Integrated Electrolux dishwasher, ample storage. Mains gas Rayburn. Siemens fan assisted electric oven and 4-ring induction hob. Space for an American fridge/freezer. Ample space for breakfast table with door to south facing side of the property and door to utility with space and plumbing for washing machine. There is a flight of stairs from the kitchen leading down to the cellar.
Door from the kitchen to the utility room with a further range of base level kitchen units with sink. Door to outside. To the rear of the entrance hall there is a hall leading to the gym/office and doorway to a playroom with vaulted ceiling which was once the former Chapel to the house, with leaded light windows to the side.
A beautiful Oak turning staircase rises to the first floor landing. Master bedroom with stone fireplace, windows to two elevations. Large fitted wardrobe and ensuite wet room. From the landing, steps lead down to the rear landing and bedroom 2 with stone fireplace and two windows to the front. Family bathroom with a slipper bath and corner shower enclosure. Bedroom 3, currently arranged as a twin room. Bedroom 4 with Jack and Jill shower room shared with bedroom 5 which has south facing window. Bedroom 6 with fitted wardrobes and door to ensuite shower room.OUTSIDE
From the kitchen, a door leads to the boiler room/bin store/wood shed and further door to workshop and storage area where the photovoltaic inverter for the solar panels is located. Located at the end of the long, sweeping driveway is a recently built 3-bay car port, approached over a block brick paved drive, providing parking for 2 large vehicles with a lockable garage for garden machinery or a further car. Electricity has been brought into the southern side of the property and further single garage which leads to storage of garden machinery.
The property benefits from super grounds which surround the property on all sides. There is a large paved patio with outside electric points located near to the kitchen. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature parkland trees, including oak, magnolia, acer and a specimen douglas fir. The drive winds around the lower lawned garden area to create a complete circular drive passing the front of the house and the car port/garage. In all, the grounds extend to approximately 1.22 acres.SERVICES
Private drainage, mains electricity, gas and private water (borehole with pump and filtration), gas fired heating and hot water.LOCAL AUTHORITY
Dartmoor National Park Authority.VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454DIRECTIONS
To locate the property from the A38, exit at Pear Tree Cross/Ashburton, signposted for River Dart Country Park. Follow the signs for Ashburton and just before the Shell Petrol Garage, turn left signposted Buckfastleigh. After approximately ¾ of a mile, the road dips slightly and the entrance to Rosemount House will be seen on the right hand side.