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Old Totnes Road, Ashburton, Newton Abbot
Offers in excess of £720,000 | 4 bedrooms | 2.59 acres

Property features

• No onward chain
• Characterful family home
• 2 Garages
• Large off-road parking area
• Long private drive
• 1 acre of paddocks
• 1.47 acres of woodland

The property is situated within the former stannary town of Ashburton. The town has a lively range of shopping facilities, with a range of independent shops offering vintage goods, antiques, a family-run ironmonger's, delicatessen, an artisan bakery, a fish deli and the renowned Ashburton Cookery School. The A38 dual carriageway, linking Exeter and Plymouth to the M5 motorway is within a short distance of the town and there are mainline railway stations to London Paddington at Newton Abbot and Totnes. First class educational facilities can be found nearby whilst Dartmoor National Park and the sandy beaches of Teignmouth and Torbay are only a short distance away.

The house has been in the vendor's ownership for approximately 28 years, after they renovated the house to make it habitable. This reverse-level property has some bright and spacious rooms and will appeal to a family purchaser wishing to enjoy the extensive garden and grounds.

The property is approached over a paved patio with a glazed timber door into the light and spacious reception hall with a spiral staircase leading to the first floor and doors to double bedroom 1 with fitted double wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors and door to en-suite shower room. From the entrance hall an inner hall provides access to bedroom 2 (double), with two windows overlooking the front and a pair of patio doors to outside. Bedroom 3 (double). Family bathroom with corner jacuzzi whirlpool bath, wash hand basin and WC. Door to boiler cupboard. Upstairs the landing provides access to bedroom 4 (double) and door to a separate WC and door to a large open-plan sitting room/dining room with many window openings allowing much light to flood into the property. Door through to a kitchen with a range of base and eye-level kitchen units incorporating a double electric oven, 4-ring electric hob with extractor over and space for a refrigerator under the worktop. Door into rear lobby with door to the outside patio and door to a small utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine.

To the rear is a partially walled, secure courtyard area with steps leading down to the side of the property. The main garden is to the front of the property with some herbaceous borders in front of the parking area with space for many vehicles. The double detached, stone-faced garage provides parking for two vehicles inside. There is a further area of lawn behind. To the other side is a single stone-faced garage with a further area of level lawn on the banks of the River Ashburn. This area extends, as shown on the sale plan. The stone-faced bridge provides access to the area of paddock which flanks the entrance drive on either side, amounting to about an acre. The adjoining area of woodland extends to about 1.17 acres and is included with this Guide Price.

Mains drainage, water and electricity. Mains gas-fired central heating.

Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101. E-mail:

Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9JQ. Tel: 01626 832093

Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.

From Ashburton head out onto the Old Totnes Road, turning immediately left through a 5-bar gate and over the private tarmacadam drive, which leads over a stone bridge to the parking and turning area in front of the property.

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