- 5 Bedroom detached property to include self-contained annexe
- Far reaching views of the surrounding countryside
- 14 acres of amenity/recreation land with a range of potential uses (STP)
- An array of agricultural and equestrian outbuildings with a range of potential uses (STP)
- Mains services and private drainage
Property Description: DIRECTIONS
From the A38 Devon Expressway leave the westbound carriageway at Wrangaton, approximately 1 mile west of South Brent. Take the first left and proceed for one mile towards Kitterford Cross. Continue south for a further 2.5 miles to California Cross and the entrance to California Farm can be found on the right hand side after the California Country Inn. SITUATION
California Farm is situated within the small hamlet of California Cross, situated between the River Dart and the River Tamar, the coastline and Dartmoor National Park. The nearest town of Kingsbridge is located approximately 6 miles south, with the popular smaller town of Modbury being situated approximately 3 miles south-west.
The A38 dual carriageway expressway, connecting to the M5 motorway and national road network, is approximately 4 miles to the north.
The South Hams coastline at Bigbury, Bantham and Thurlestone is only a short distance away, as well as the popular seaside town of Salcombe. DESCRIPTION
California Farm comprises a well-appointed 4 bedroom character property, a self contained annex, paddocks, range of outbuildings and equine facilities extending to approximately 14 acres in all.
The property to date has been used for equestrian purposes, however it does lend itself to a range of other potential uses (subject to planning).
The property has well proportioned rooms and bespoke Oak doors and flooring. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, four double bedrooms with two en-suites, large kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, two reception rooms linked by a shared through "fireplace" with woodburner and contemporary family bathroom and a separate one bedroom self-contained annexe.
The house has undergone recent renovations, to include repainting, new guttering and new uPVC windows to the front of the property. Ground Floor Entrance Hall
A large and spacious entrance hall with Oak flooring, two radiators, bespoke Oak doors to principal rooms and Oak bannisters leading to the first floor with understairs storage. Cloakroom
White fitted suite to include low level WC and wash hand basin. Radiator. Oak flooring. Recessed spotlights. Living Room
A spacious dual aspect room with three windows to the front and patio doors leading to the outside terrace. The central through "fireplace" is the focal point of the room on a raised slate hearth. Three radiators. Recessed spotlights. Dining Room
A spacious room sharing the feature through "fireplace" that adjoins the Sitting Room. Recessed spotlights. Radiator. Kitchen/Breakfast Room
A bright and warm dual aspect room at the heart of the property. The bespoke fitted kitchen has a range of Oak wall mounted and floor units, together with glass display cabinets, mosaic tiled splashbacks and stylish black granite worktops. Integrated appliances include AEG upright larder fridge, AEG freezer, wine cooler, Electrolux dishwasher, Beko washing machine and Baumatic tumble dryer. Stoves dual fuel range cooker with extractor hood. Tiled floor. Radiator. Stable door to:- Utility Room
Range of units with worksurfaces. Grant oil fired central heating boiler. Factory lagged hot water cylinder. Vaulted ceiling with skylight. Vinyl flooring. Stable door to side access. Door to:- Cloakroom
Low level WC with pedestal wash basin. Vinyl flooring. First Floor Galleried Landing
Full height feature stained glass window, together with a circular stained glass window. Linen cupboard. Radiator. Loft access hatch. Master Bedroom
A bright and spacious room offering dual aspect with picture window and views across the grounds and open countryside. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator. Recessed spotlights. En-Suite Shower Room
White suite comprising pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Fully tiled shower cubicle. Velux skylight. Oak flooring. Radiator. Recessed spotlights. Bedroom 2
Another light and spacious bedroom offering more views of the grounds and open countryside. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator. Recessed spotlights. En-Suite Shower Room
A fully tiled shower cubicle together with pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Hardwood floors. Recessed spotlights. Bedroom 3
Double bedroom with radiator and recessed spotlights. Bedroom 4
Double bedroom with recessed spotlights, radiator and window to the rear with views of the countryside. Family Bathroom
A well appointed and stylish bathroom with exposed ceiling timbers. Modern white suite comprising a stand alone roll top bath and chrome handheld shower attachment on a raised Oak plinth. Low level WC. Pedestal wash basin. Fitted wall mirror. Illuminated display alcoves. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Oak wood flooring. THE ANNEXE
A one bedroom self-contained annex with full residential planning permission. The annexe comprises:- Ground Floor Kitchen
With wall and floor units. Shower Room
With heated towel rail. Open Plan Living Space
With recessed spotlights, radiator, French doors to the courtyard. First Floor Bedroom
With restricted head height. Two storage heaters. Integrated under eaves storage and Velux roof windows. OUTSIDE
The approach to the dwelling is over a gravelled driveway which leads past the outbuildings and grounds. On the south side of the property is a large gravelled courtyard with central island providing parking for several vehicles, inclusive of a turning area. On the north side an enclosed patio area. The surrounding gardens are mostly laid to level lawn, with the south side of the property benefitting from a paved terrace.
The property also benefits from a reasonably large vegetable garden. THE LAND
The land lies predominantly to the south and west, forming three paddocks which are divided into 10 smaller paddocks by post and rail fencing. All of the land benefits from a mains water supply. THE BUILDINGS STABLE BLOCK -
approximately 90' 0" x 40' 0" (27.43m x 12.19m)
A timber clad and open-ended stable block comprising of 11 purpose-built boxes and store/tack room. Feed room and WC. Hay store. Concrete apron to the front and the rear.
Adjacent to the stable block is a menage, approximately 130' x 65', with sand and chipped rubber base surrounded by post and rail fencing. Two access gates.
Currently the equestrian facilities are being used by DIY Liveries. INDOOR SCHOOL -
approximately 90' 0" x 49' 0" (27.43m x 14.94m)
Constructed of galvanised steel frame under a corrugated roof. Sand and chipped rubber base. Lighting.
To the rear of the building are a further three loose boxes and tack room/store rooms with concrete apron and small gravelled and fenced yard. STORAGE BARN-
approximately 60' 0" x 45' 0" (18.29m x 13.72m)
Of timber construction and timber clad under a corrugated roof, currently used for the storage of agricultural machinery, hay and straw. LINHAY BARN -
approximately 45' 0" x 20' 0" (13.72m x 6.1m)
Open fronted and of galvanised iron construction with a corrugated roof, previously used for the housing of cattle. SERVICES
Mains electricity and water. Septic tank drainage (shared with California Country Inn). Oil fired central heating. FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Only those fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation. Items being left, such as ovens, hobs, shower systems, central heating, etc have not and will not be tested by the agents or vendors. TENURE
Freehold. COUNCIL TAX
Band E. Amount payable for 2021/22 is £2,402.81 LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents, Luscombe Maye, 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1PP. Tel: 01548 800176.