Harbertonford is a pretty and unspoilt village situated on the banks of the river Harbourne, which follows through Harbertonford into Bow Creek and onward towards Dartmouth.
The village offers a primary school, a church, a village hall and a store/Post Office. The town of Totnes on the River Dart is approximately 3 miles away, being a popular medieval market town with narrow streets and a Norman castle. The town has a creative spirit, as characterised by its unique range of shops and cafes.
Totnes has both primary and secondary schools, 2 supermarkets and is approximately 7 miles away from the junction to the A38/Devon Expressway, allowing for speedy access to Plymouth and the Cathedral city of Exeter with its international airport. Totnes also has a mainline railway link to London Paddington.DESCRIPTION
A Victorian end of terrace property, partly rebuilt and extended on the ground floor in the 1930s, to create "The Melbray Stores", village shop.
The present owner converted the property into its current form, as a single dwelling, in 2013. The layout offers the possibility of each floor being used semi-independently.ACCOMMODATION
Gravelled parking area to the front of the property, leading to the ground floor kitchen/living room, with large picture window plantation shutters will be fitted prior to exchange of contracts.
The kitchen has a bespoke range of base and eye level units, and an island unit with mains sockets and wiring for TV aerial, all with oak worktops. Incorporated are, "black glass" sink, integrated dishwasher, AEG ceramic hob with extractor over, AEG double electric oven, and integrated fridge/freezer. There a two radiators, and a cupboard housing the combi-boiler.
A door from this room leads through a study area with separate phone line wiring, meter cupboards. Venison blind for the window will also be fitted prior to exchange of contracts. Through door leads on into the main entrance hall from Moreleigh Road, both rooms with a radiator.
This hall leads to a double bedroom, with radiator. Venison blind for the window will also be fitted prior to exchange of contracts. W/C cloakroom.
A further door leads to the inner lobby, with tiled floor and built in broom cupboard and over head storage, with electric storage heater.
A door leads to a pantry/store cupboard.
A corridor leads to the main study, with radiator, built-in bookcases and two attractive internal windows. Ceiling spotlights. Phone/computer connection.
Opposite is a laundry cupboard, with wooden worktop and sink, plumbed for a washing machine.
Further door off the corridor leads to downstairs bathroom, with electric shower, hand basin and WC. Electric towel rail.
Door to main double bedroom, with radiator, GASCO wall mounted fire and built-in wardrobes with storage above. Two large windows, one with a view of the front border.
From the inner lobby, a door leads to stairs to the first floor open plan kitchen/living room. This room has original stone walls, and a high, beamed, ceiling. Storage heater and gas fire. Original kitchen with a range of base and eye-level units. Electric hob and single electric oven.
Door to the upstairs bathroom, comprising WC, basin and large bath with electric shower. Electric towel rail.
Alternate-tread staircase leads to gallery sleeping area, with Velux window, oak beams and balustrade.OUTSIDE
Living room leads to paved flat roof area with mid-height rendered wall providing a sheltered and private spot to enjoy the outside.
Small garden storage shed on Moreleigh Road aspect.
The main road can be noisy during the day, but is quiet in the evenings and overnight. The house also benefits from the nearly 100% sound insulation afforded by the stone party wall.SERVICES
Mains water and drainage, mains gas and three phase mains electricity. Part gas central heating. EPC: DVIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234.
Proceed from Totnes on the A381 and on the approach into Harbertonford turn right into Moreleigh Road and The Melbray is the first on the left handside.