A substantial Grade II listed period house in the heart of this ancient market town offering spacious accommodation over three floors and having the benefit of a garage, off road parking and pleasant rear garden. This home has been in the same family for 26 years, retaining period features and will offer a new owner options to update and add their own touches. There are three reception rooms, kitchen, study with stairs to first floor, making an ideal studio, four bedrooms, bathroom and stairs to the attic where there is a fifth bedroom and walk-in loft space.
Substantial Period House
Heart of Town Location
Accommodation on Three Floors
Retaining Many Period Features
Three Reception Rooms
Garage, Parking & Gardens
Scope to Improve
Open storm porch with Regency front entrance door leading to:
Entrance hallway:16'5" x 5' (5m x 1.52m). Cupboard housing electric meter. Telephone point. Radiator. Doors to:
Sitting room:14'6" (4.42m) excluding window recess x 13'4" (4.06m). Sash window to front with wooden shutters and wood panelling reveals. Large feature open working fireplace with tiled hearth, lintel and mantel. Arched recesses to each side of the chimney breast with built-in cupboards. Radiator.
Drawing room:13'2" (4.01m) x 12'4" (3.76m) excluding window recess.. Sash window to front with built-in book shelves to either side of window. Fireplace (will need to be re-instated) with arched recesses to either side of chimney breast with shelving. Radiator.
From the entrance hallway archway through to:
Inner hallway:19' (5.8m) x 5'11" (1.8m) (average).. An impressive split Georgian staircase with understairs cupboards. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Door to walk-through access with archway to:
Cloakroom: Window to side. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Low level wc. Part wood panelling to walls. Radiator.
From the inner hallway door to:
Dining room:15'6" (4.72m) x 8'4" (2.54m) (average).. Porthole style opening to kitchen. Solid fuel Rayburn recessed into large stone fireplace with mantel over. Built-in cupboards with drawers under. Further low level cupboard with worktop. Beam to ceiling. Part wood panelling to walls. Radiator. Opening to:
Kitchen:23'8" (7.21m) max x 6'2" (1.88m) narrowing to 4'6" (1.37m). Two double glazed windows to rear, velux roof-light and door to rear cobbled courtyard. A range of base level units with worktop surfaces over. Inset double drainer and single sink unit with mixer tap. Space for lpg cooker with extractor unit over. Further space for washing machine, dishwasher and tall fridge/freezer. Eye level and display units. Built-in storage basket and wine rack. Tiled flooring. Double opening doors back to the inner hallway. Opening to:
Study:12'8" x 8'4" (3.86m x 2.54m). Window to side. Fireplace with wooden surround (will need to be reinstated). Niche to wall. Built-in book cases, one opening into understairs cupboard. Stairs to:
First floor:15'8" (4.78m) including stairs x 7'11" (2.41m) (average).. Currently used as a storage area, but could be a second study or studio. Recessed shelving. Light connected.
From the inner hallway, split staircase leading to half landing with large arched window to rear, one of the staircases leads up to a small landing with door to:
Bedroom 1:13'5" x 12' (4.1m x 3.66m). Sash window to side with partial views. Wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with mirror above and cupboards to side and below. Further built-in wardrobes. Radiator.
Second staircase and small landing with door to:
Ante room:8'11" x 6'6" (2.72m x 1.98m). (Could make an ideal dressing room). Sash window to rear. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelves. Further cupboard to side. Door to:
Bathroom:11'2" x 8'5" min (3.4m x 2.57m min). Sash double glazed window to rear. Bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Low level wc. Worktop with cupboard/drawers under. Radiator.
Both staircases lead up to the:
Main landing: An archway leads to an inner corridor. Telephone extension point. Doors to:
Bedroom 2:14'5" (4.4m) excluding window recess x 11'8" (3.56m). Sash window to front with built-in shelving. Wardrobe. Radiator.
Bedroom 3:10'9" (3.28m) excluding window recess x 10'3" (3.12m). Sash window to front. Radiator.
A second archway from the main landing with recessed shelving to side and door to;
Bedroom 4:12'6" (3.8m) excluding window recess x 10'3" (3.12m). Sash window to front with window seat and cupboards under. Radiator.
From the main landing door and turned staircase leads to:
Attic: With small landing and doors to:
Bedroom 5:14'6" (4.42m) into sloped ceiling recess x 14'6" (4.42m). Sash window to side with distant views. Cast iron fireplace. Power and light connected. Radiator.
Walk-in loft: Currently used as storage.
A shared rear access leads down to this property's:
Garage: Double opening doors, with a drive through leading into the enclosed cobbled courtyard, providing parking for two/three cars. Also within the garage is a good storage area which could provide parking for another car.
Within the courtyard are:
Two outbuildings: One housing the oil tank with storage and the other measuring 11'7" x 7'3" with stable door, window to front and housing the oil fired central heating boiler. Outside courtesy light.
Within the courtyard a wrought iron gate and steps lead up to the mature side garden with access to the main garden which is well established with lawned area, vegetable beds, fruit trees, two greenhouses and small timber shed. Some distant views can also be enjoyed over to Dartmoor.
Agents note: 1: A neighbouring property has a pedestrian right of access to the side of the garage into the courtyard, giving access to a small storage shed.
2: This property has a flying freehold over a neighbouring property.
Local authority: West Devon Borough Council.
Council tax band: D.