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2 bed flat for sale Flete House, Ermington, South Devon PL21

2 beds
1 bath
1 reception

Property location

  • Holbeton Primary School1 miles
  • Ermington Primary School1.3 miles
  • Ivybridge3.5 miles
  • Cockleridge Ham Ferry Landing5.1 miles

Features and description

  • Retirement Apartment Exclusively for the over 55's
  • An elegant two bedroom apartment
  • Private and Exclusive Location
  • Light & spacious sitting room
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Residents & Visitors Parking
  • Set in 12 acres of landscaped gardens
  • Grand Shared Spaces
  • Friendly, Helpful 24 hour Staff Presence
  • Main residence or second home
Description Flete House is set in unspoilt rolling parkland punctuated by magnificent oaks and other centuries old hardwood trees, overlooking the beautiful Erme Valley as the tranquil river meanders towards its estuary a couple of miles downstream. Indeed, residents and their guests can walk all the way to Mothecombe beach, if they wish. From the terraces are views towards Ermington and Dartmoor. This splendid house was the family seat of the Mildmays. The earliest parts of this magnificent Grade 1 Listed house date back to Elizabethan times. In the 1870s the house was greatly enlarged by Norman Shaw and in the 1960s the Mildmay wing was sympathetically added. Set in 12 acres of Listed grounds, the house and stables have been lovingly restored and refurbished and now comprise 29 exclusive self-contained serviced apartments. Flete House is designed for an easy going lifestyle and relaxed environment, ideal as a main or a second home.

Situation Set deep in the rolling hills of South Hams in Devon, Flete House overlooks the attractive Erme Estuary and the Dartmoor National Park. For shops, you are close to the picturesque town of Modbury, the bustling town of Ivybridge and the city of Plymouth.

Accommodation A stunning ground floor apartment situated in the Stable Block in the grounds of Flete House. This spacious and elegant two bedroom apartment offers super accommodation and is beautifully presented throughout.

Entrance via a substantial wooden front door into:-

entrance vestible Wooden bookshelf fitted into an alcove and wooden balustrade with 4 steps leading to:-

entrance hallway A welcoming hallway with double panelled radiator, smoke alarm, integrated storage unit finished in black high gloss with a further built-in storage cupboard with soft touch opening, integral fridge and freezer. Access to all rooms.

Sitting room A grand and spacious twin aspect reception room with granite mullion leaded windows to the side and rear elevations offering splendid garden views. Vaulted ceiling. Two double panelled radiators, television point and telephone point.

Kitchen Granite mullion leaded window offering views to the countryside towards Dartmoor. A smart contemporary kitchen with an array of wall and base fitted units with wood-effect worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink and drainer unit with tap over. Induction AEG hob with hood over and single electric oven. Integrated dishwasher, fridge and washer/drier.

Master bedroom Magnificent bright and sunny twin aspect master bedroom having three leaded windows to the side elevation offering views over the grounds and one leaded window offering views towards Dartmoor. Two double wardrobes. Vaulted ceiling. Double panelled radiators.

Bedroom 2 A double bedroom with a leaded window overlooking the countryside and Dartmoor beyond. Double panelled radiator.

Bathroom A large bathroom with white tiling and blue mosaic border. Bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, separate shower cubicle with chrome shower, low level WC. Vanity unit with cupboard under and mirror with light and shaver point. The bathroom benefits from downlighters, chrome towel heater and an extractor fan.

Services Apartments are served by central heating, mains water and electricity. These utilities are all included within the service and maintenance charges.

Service and maintenance charges The current service and maintenance charge is £1130 per calendar month.

This charge is made up of costs common to all the apartments such as buildings insurance, maintenance, ground rent, gardening staff, cleaning staff, 24 hour security and 'concierge' staffing, window cleaning etc.

In addition to all this, most of the household utility bills are included, for example, electricity, lighting, central heating, water and drainage. Apartment owners are responsible for telephone and council tax charges.

Reserve fund contribution is payable on resale.

Tenure Leasehold with a 99 year lease from 2005 (The Landlord has given a positive response to an extension of the Audley leases and these discussions to extend the lease period are currently underway)

council tax Band D.

Directions From Luscombe Maye's office in Modbury, take the A379 towards Plymouth, for about two miles; just after crossing the Erme at Sequers Bridge, the entrance to Flete House will be seen on the left hand side. Turn in between the fine stone gateposts and follow the road through the park and up hill, through another grand stone entrance into the large car park for residents and visitors.

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