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Property Listing Details

Property details

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1 reception room
  • Floor area 1,324 sq. ft


  • Semi-detached cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms (1 ensuite)
  • Attached barn / garage with potential to convert to further accommodation (stp)
  • Well stocked adjacent gardens with outbuilding and summerhouse
  • Wealth of character features
  • Picturesque South Hams village with amenities
  • 2 Miles from Mothecombe Beach
  • Utility room

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Situation The charming and picturesque South Hams village of Holbeton is well served with amenities including a village shop and Post Office, public house, Holbeton Primary School, Pre-School and church. There is a strong sense of community with a range of village clubs and associations including amateur dramatics, gardening, cricket club and more.

Holbeton is surrounded by glorious countryside and walks down to the River Erme with the beautiful and unspoilt Mothecombe Beach is just 2 miles away. Dartmoor National Park and the golf clubs at Bigbury and Elfordleigh are in also in easy reach. The nearby villages of Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo are a yachting haven. The A38 provides quick access to the M5 and Cornwall, and is easily accessible approximately 6 miles away.

The historic and vibrant water-front city of Plymouth is just under 11 miles away and offers a wide range of shops, large department stores, restaurants, Theatre Royal, and cinemas. The leisure facilities are outstanding with a superb watersports in and around Plymouth Sound and the Plymouth Life Centre.

Description The origins of Reedstore Cottage are believed to date from the 17th Century and along with surrounding properties is grade II listed. Re-thatched in October 2016, the property retains a wealth of character features and would benefit from some cosmetic improvement. An attached barn / garage / workshop provides ample storage or could be converted into further or ancillary accommodation / studio space (subject to any necessary planning consents). In brief the accommodation comprises 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 ensuite), kitchen/diner, sitting room and utility room. To the rear of the property there are well stocked gardens, with an outbuilding, summerhouse and greenhouse.

The external front entrance door opens to an enclose porch, with tiled floor and doors to the sitting room and kitchen diner. Within the kitchen/diner, the dining area has a window to the front with window seat below. The kitchen area has a range of wall and floor mounted cupboards with laminate work top over, fridge-freezer, and butchers block with drawers and shelves under. A solid fuel (anthracite) Rayburn has a hotplate, oven, warming drawer and provides hot water and heat to two radiators. The sitting room has two windows with window seats to the front elevation, an inglenook fireplace (not in current use).

From the rear hallway there is access to the utility room, which benefits from a Belfast sink, full height built in cupboard, work top with cupboard under and space/plumbing for a washing machine. A door opens into the downstairs shower room, with electric shower, WC and basin. The vaulted rear hallway has a barn door providing access to the rear garden and stairs to the first floor with a mezzanine level providing a small area ideal for a desk or reading.

Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, all overlooking the front elevation. The master bedroom also benefits from an ensuite bath room comprising shower cubicle (electric shower), bath, WC, pedestal basin and period fireplace. There is also a walk in wardrobe with hanging rails, shelves and the hot water cylinder.

The adjacent garden at the rear is approached by a small shared pathway and is credit to the current owners. Well stocked with shrubs, fruit trees and perennials, the garden also has an outbuilding for storage, summerhouse and greenhouse.

To the side of the property is the barn / garage / workshop which has the potential to become further or ancillary accommodation subject to any necessary consents. There are double doors to the front allowing vehicular access and 2 pedestrian doors to the rear garden. The space is currently use in two distinct areas; a workshop with light and power, which could accommodate a small vehicle and the barn with vaulted to the thatch above.

Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating is provided by economy 7 night storage heaters and hot water via the Rayburn or electric hot water cylinder.

Council tax and local authority Band D. South Hams District Council.

Tenure Freehold.

Viewing arrangements Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye. Tel. Bespoke appointments outside office hours available upon request with prior notice.

Directions Upon entering the village proceed down the hill past the post office/village stores. The property can be found after a short distance on the left hand side.

Agents note We understand that the property has a restrictive covenant forbidding holiday lets, although a longer term let such as an AST for the purpose of a dwelling would be acceptable. Buyers are advised to make further enquiries with their lawyer.


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Ivybridge 4.5 miles
  • Noss Mayo Ferry Landing 4.9 miles
  • Holbeton Primary School 0 miles
  • Ermington Primary School 2.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Ivybridge 4.5 miles
  • Noss Mayo Ferry Landing 4.9 miles
  • Holbeton Primary School 0 miles
  • Ermington Primary School 2.3 miles

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Average estimated value for a house in PL8:

  • £347,940
  • Price increase

  • £24,917
  • (7.714%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
7th Feb 2020 £350,000 Price reduced by £15,000
25th Oct 2019 £365,000 Price reduced by £10,000
27th Aug 2019 £375,000 Price reduced by £25,000
20th Aug 2019 £400,000 Price reduced by £25,000
22nd Jun 2019 £425,000 First listed

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