- Beautifully appointed detached character cottage
- Extensive countryside views of Dartmoor
- Four Bedrooms
- Open plan kitchen/dining
- Garden and decked terrace for entertaining
- Off road parking and multifunctional garage
- Communal tennis courts and play park
- Easy assess to transport links
Property Description: SITUATION
Diptford, a pretty South Hams village with a parish church and primary school, is about five miles from Totnes and three miles from the A38 at Marley Head. The village and its surrounding countryside are in an area of outstanding natural beauty. South Brent, within about three miles, has a useful choice of shops and a post office. Totnes, known as an Elizabethan town but much older with a castle, a wonderful position on the River Dart and a main line railway station (London 3 hours), has a community college, a full range of shops, a weekly market and a wide choice of cultural facilities. DESCRIPTION
Luscombe Maye are delighted to bring to the market this beautifully presented detached four bedroom cottage, in the hugely sought after South Hams village of Diptford. Located in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and nestled in the beautiful rolling hills, Stert Cottage is a spacious home for modern living, with modern design finishes and yet retains the period charm of the original cottage.
Enter the property via the grey part glazed door and step into a stone tiled entrance hall where there is ample space for coats, shoes and wellington boots. Adjacent is good sized second reception room with a vaulted ceiling, exposed wooden beams, high quality light fixtures and solid wood window sill that offers a flexible space as a snug, children's play room or study. From the hallway a barn style wooden door leads to a welcoming reception room which has a spectacular Inglenook fireplace with wood burner with a solid wood mantel, with space for cut firewood underneath and shelving. The room is evenly balanced with uPVC windows on either side of the sofa with fitted internal wooden shutters and a solid wood window seat. The neutral décor and fitted cream carpet throughout highlight the original exposed wooden beams and the modern light fittings marrying the old with the new.
Moving towards the rear of the property a generous kitchen and dining area with wood flooring, flooded with natural light can be found. Views across the surrounding countryside can been seen from every angle and double uPVC doors allow easy access out to a practical and well zoned garden that can be enjoyed by all. The kitchen benefits from designer wall and floor units, large breakfast island with seating, Bosch integrated appliances including a 4-ring induction hob and extractor, two ovens, dishwasher, and space for a large American style fridge freezer. Hide-away plug sockets located in the central island and a double stainless steel sink with drainer, with a flexible neck mixer tap which has been thoughtfully positioned over looking the garden. A door leading to the utility room has ample space for washing and drying machines, hanging rail with additional storage and shelving.
At the rear of the kitchen a door leads to an annex with a private entrance, it has a kitchenette area with a solid wood top, floor units with a small sink. A large cupboard offers a great space as wardrobe / additional storage and the en-suite with a double shower, WC and hand basin is ideal for any staying guests.
A staircase with solid wood handrail leads from the main reception room to the first-floor accommodation comprising a luxurious master bedroom which has a modern en-suite bathroom, dressing room and Velux windows that fill the room with natural light. Far reaching views can be enjoyed from the master bedroom as you look out across the South Hams countryside. The property benefits from another generous dual aspect double bedroom with solid wood window sills and two additional bedrooms and a modern family bathroom. GARDEN
The garden can be accessed via Upvc French doors from the kitchen leading on to a stylish deck with ample space for outside entertaining and seating surrounded by views of Dartmoor. Steps leading down to a predominately laid lawn and paving. OUTSIDE
A gravelled driveway for two vehicles with an external wood store at the rear, additional parking for guests is located at the front the property. The garage with vaulted celling, spot lights and views to the garden has been purposely designed as multifunctional space. In addition community tennis courts and park can be found on the other side of the road behind the row of cottages. SERVICES
Mains electricity, water, drainage & oil fired central heating. COUNCIL TAX
Council Tax Band E TENURE
From the Devon Expressway/A38, Take the exit towards Avonwick, drive through Avonwick and just past the narrow bridge turn right signed for Diptford. Follow this road for approximately two miles. On entering the village of Diptford at Diptford Cross the road bears to the left Stert Cottage is located on the left hand side after approximately 30 metres.