The property is situated close to the old centre of the pretty South Hams village of Marldon bordering some of South Devon's most picturesque rolling countryside. Marldon is full of history and character and is well served by two good pubs, village shops and post office, a well-regarded primary school, church and a very active community hall hosting various clubs. Plenty of countryside walks around the area are right on the doorstep whilst the sandy beaches of Torbay and the magnificent Dartmoor National Park are only a short distance away. The larger towns of Paignton, Torquay, Newton Abbot and Totnes are close by with mainline railway stations and wider amenities, whilst access to the A380 is easy linking to Exeter and the M5.DESCRIPTION
Bramblings offers a wonderful opportunity to purchase an equestrian property on the edge of the sought-after village of Marldon in rolling South Hams countryside. The property is located on a former Lime Quarry and has an original Lime Kiln that makes a fascinating feature. The property comprises of a 3-bedroom detached house in need of modernisation set in large, enclosed and private gardens with ample off-road parking and a garage. To the rear of the property is a range of outbuildings including; a 44 x 29ft hangar, stables and barn. In all there are 8.25 acres of gardens and grounds.ACCOMMODATION
The front door leads to the south facing conservatory which provides a lovely spot to enjoy the outlook over the surrounding countryside. The conservatory leads through to the entrance hallway which has space for shoes and coats as well as a shower room neatly tucked under the stairs with WC and wash hand basin. On the ground floor there are two reception rooms both benefitting from dual aspect windows admiring views over the surrounding gardens. To the rear of the property is the kitchen with a range of floor mounted units whilst there is space for an electric cooker, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
Stairs rise to the first-floor landing where there are three good sized bedrooms that will all accommodate at least a double bed. Two of the bedrooms have built in wardrobes and enjoy far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. The bedrooms are served by a shower room with WC and wash hand basin.OUTSIDE
A sweeping tarmacadam driveway leads past an area of woodland to the parking area and two carports which provides parking for several vehicles. There is a garage with power attached to a garden room overlooking the private and mature gardens. Opposite the kitchen and accessed externally is a utility room which houses the oil-fired boiler and has space and plumbing for washing and drying machines as well as additional storage space. There is also a gardener's WC with wash hand basin. The gardens surrounding the property are laid to lawn and are bordered and interspersed with mature trees and shrubs providing a wealth of colour and privacy A lower level of garden gives access to the magnificent lime kiln upon which the property is built. A timber five bar gate leading from Kiln Road gives additional access to the property.LAND, STABLES & OUTBUILDINGS
A track leads from the garden to the land, stables and outbuildings which are situated above and behind the property. To the left of the track is a corrugated hangar with large double doors opening to a concrete pad. The 44 x 29ft hangar has power and provides additional storage for machinery and other equipment. The track leads on to the range of stabling and barns. There are currently five stables as well as a barn which needs repairs to the roof and an additional open barn. A separate building is used as an office/workshop but was previously the tack room and further stabling. The outbuildings have power and water. Next to the stables is a former sand school which could be reinstated if required. The enclosed land extends to just over 7 acres and is gently sloping and mainly comprises of one larger paddock.SERVICES
Mains electricity. Private water & drainage. Oil fired central heating.DIRECTIONS
From Totnes, proceed towards Marldon, passing through Berry Pomeroy. Turn left down Marldon Cross Hill, passing Marldon primary school on your left. At the junction of Kiln Road, Ipplepen Road and Village Road turn left. Proceed along this road for 200 yards where you will find the driveway on the right-hand sideMETHOD OF SALE
The property will be offered for sale by Online Traditional auction. The vendor reserves the right to withdraw or alter the property for sale prior to the auction end date. The property can be accessed via our website stags.co.uk.BUYERS ADMINISTRATION FEE
The successful purchaser(s) will be liable to pay the sum of £5,000 inc VAT. From this a "buyer's fee" of £2,400 (inc VAT) is retained by Stags/Bamboo Auctions as a contribution towards the online platform costs, and £2,600 is payable towards the purchase price.
An additional "administration" fee of £1,200 inc VAT will be payable by the successful purchaser immediately after the auction. This will be separately invoiced by Stags.DEFINITION OF AUCTION & RESERVE
•Guide price is an indication of the seller's expectation.
•Reserve Price is a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell the lot at auction.
•We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide.
•Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.PROOF OF IDENTITY
Under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligence checks on any person that intends to bid at auction. There will be a requirement for all bidders to register via the online sales site and complete the ID checks. There is no charge for registration.LEGAL PACK
Copies of the legal pack and special conditions of sale are available online to be downloaded, via the tab on the online auction property listing page (https://app.bambooauctions.com/property/bramblings-6577915) It is the purchaser's responsibility to make all necessary enquiries prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to inspect the legal documentation and to consult legal advice prior to bidding.SOLICTOR ACTING
Windeatts Solicitors, 19 High Street, Totnes, TQ9 5NW,
01803 862233COMPLETION DATE
The completion date will be as dictated by the solicitor and included in the legal pack, likely to be 20 working days following exchange.SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SALE
Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the special conditions of sale/auction information pack and in case of any inconsistencies the provision of the latter shall prevail. Special conditions of sale/auction information pack is available online. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.