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Guide price

£289,000

2 bed property for sale Whitehall Manor, Churchstow, Kingsbridge TQ7

2 beds
1 bath
1 reception

Property location

  • West Alvington Church of England Academy1.3 miles
  • Kingsbridge Academy1.5 miles
  • Kingsbridge Ferry Landing1.8 miles
  • Bantham Ferry Landing3.1 miles

Features and description

  • Leasehold
  • Character home
  • Situated in large grounds
A beautifully presented elegant home of character forming part of Whitehall Manor, a country house steeped in history with south facing Sun Room opening to a pleasant sheltered terrace leading onto lawns and communal grounds. The house was built as a retreat by the monks of Buckfast Abbey and after the Reformation is reputed to have been used by Samuel Pepys, the famous diarist, while he was reviewing the Naval Laws. It was then that it became known as Whitehall Manor. The Manor is set in 5 Acres of mature grounds with fine old oak and beech trees on the outskirts of Churchstow village.

The Manor, converted in the 1980’s into houses and flats, is mainly of traditional stone construction with natural and painted elevations under tiled roofs. No.2 is a beautifully presented spacious mid terraced two storey house having PVCu double glazed windows. The very comfortable accommodation with ‘Economy 7’ electric heating comprises:
On the ground floor

hallway


With coats cupboard, understairs cupboard, night storage heater, telephone point.
Cloakroom

With a white basin and WC, mirror, light/electric shaver point, extractor.
Sitting room

5m x 4.8m (16' 5" x 15' 9") elegantly decorated with ornate wall panels and dado rails, feature fireplace in painted surround and slate hearth with electric fire, moulded ceiling cornices, 2 night storage heaters, TV point. Doorway with moulded wood paneling to:
Dining/sun room

3.9m x 3.8m (12' 10" x 12' 6") with PVCu double glazed windows and door to terrace, polycarbonate roof and blinds, electric panel heater, wall lights, original stone wall feature, Kearndeen flooring.
Kitchen

3.2m x 2.4m (10' 6" x 7' 10") with a range of wood working surfaces, tiled surrounds, inset single drainer sink top, cottage style fronted cupboards and drawers under, matching wall cupboards incorporating a fume hood and shelving. Built in Diplomat electric oven and hob, Hotpoint dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, refrigerator.
On the first floor

landing


With recess and wide ornament shelf, airing cupboard containing the hot water cylinder fitted with an electric immersion heater.

Bedroom 1
5m x 4.25m (16' 5" x 13' 11") a spacious room overlooking the gardens with window seat, part vaulted ceiling, range of wardrobes built into a recess, night storage heater, hatch to roofspace.

Bedroom 2
3.4m x 2.4m (11' 2" x 7' 10") with built in wardrobe, night storage heater, telephone point, long ornament shelf.
Bathroom

With a white suite comprising ‘P’ shaped bath having a power thermostatic shower/rain head and glazed screen over, basin and cupboard under and WC. Deep recessed cupboard, mirrored cabinet and light over, electric ladder/radiator, recessed lighting, fully tiled.
Outside

The front of the house is a gravelled area with bin store and tap. The house is approached over a shared entrance courtyard which leads to a Store Room for garden furniture etc and a Communal Freezer Room. From the entrance courtyard steps lead up to a very pleasant garden area with paved terrace beside a duck pond surrounded by mature shrubs. A very pleasant place to sit. In a block closeby in the Garage 6.1 x 3.1 (20’0” x 10’2”), with electric roller door, light and power point. Adjoining the garages is a fenced drying area.

Lying to the south side and accessed from the Dining/Sun Room is a paved terrace bounded on the sides with climbers on trellis opening to lawns. The well maintained grounds extending to approximately five acres are laid to lawns planted with well established flowering shrubs, flower beds, trees including oak and beech. Also within the grounds are picnic and barbeque areas and a former tennis court. A long driveway leads from the road to a parking area for visitors and boat storage.
Tenure

Leasehold of 999 years from 1987. The freehold of Whitehall Manor and Grounds is vested in ‘’Whitehall Manor Maintenance Ltd’’ being the Management Company which is owned in equal shares by the individual leaseholders. The Service Charge is payable from January to December. The charge for 2021 is £170.00 per month covering external maintenance of the buildings and grounds, together with insurance.

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