- Detached period cottage
- Four bedrooms
- Four reception rooms
- Detached coachouse with development potential subject to the necessary consents
- Two bathrooms
- Detached double garage
- Approximately 2 acres of paddock with stable
- Located in the hugely desirable village parish of Dartington
- Feature fireplace and woodburner
Property Description: SITUATION
Situated in the hugely desirable South Hams village parish of Dartington, Puddaven Well is a four bedroom, four reception rooms, character driven period detached cottage. With a double detached garage, a separate coach house suitable for development subject to the necessary planning consents and a paddock of approximately 2.25 acres with a stable. Viewings are highly recommended. DESCRIPTION
Entering the cottage via the front door leads you directly into the farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room, which has a range of fitted wall and base level cabinets in a cream painted shaker style finish, black granite worktops and a one and a half bowl white sink with mixer tap. With plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine, a useful larder/pantry storage cupboard, a ceramic tiled floor and space for a breakfast table and chairs.
Steps from the kitchen/breakfast room lead you into the spacious family room with double aspect and a door leading outside to the rear. At the other end of the kitchen a door leads you into the dining room again with double aspect and a large feature stone fireplace with woodburner. A door from the dining room leads you into a small inner hallway with stairs to the first floor and through to the family sitting room/snug with another feature stone fireplace with Devon grate, the sitting room also has double aspect windows.
The last door from the kitchen leads into the study, which features wall panelling and double glazed French doors giving access to the patio area outside. A door from the study gives access to a ground floor WC with hand basin.
The first floor accommodation comprises four bedrooms, a family bathroom and shower room. The spacious main bedroom with double aspect, benefits from a good range of built in wardrobes. Bedrooms two and three are both doubles and have lovely views to the water meadow, both also have separate wash hand basins. Bedroom four has views over the garden and fitted mirror fronted wardrobes.
The family bathroom suite comprises shower cubicle, panelled bath, hand basin and WC. The shower room is fitted with shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.
The cottage is fitted with double glazed Upvc windows throughout.
Outside the property is accessed from Clay Lane with ample off road parking. The detached coach house is situated at the side of the parking area.
The cottage gardens are at the rear with a lovely patio area and there is a useful stone outbuilding. The gardens are planted with mature shrubs and trees.
The paddock extends to approximately 2 acres, and gently slopes from Clay Lane to the Ashburton Road with a 3.6m x 3m stable backing onto Clay Lane. There is also a detached double garage.
The property is freehold and is connected to mains water, electricity and gas with gas fired central heating and private drainage (septic tank). DARTINGTON
Dartington is a popular village within walking distance of Totnes along foot and cycle paths. It has a good range of facilities including a fine Victorian parish church, built from materials from a previous church at Dartington Hall, a post office/general stores, primary school, community centre, garage and public house. There is also a playing field, a nature trail along the attractive Bidwell Brook and the popular Cider Press Centre. The village is best known for Dartington Hall, its literature festivals and the many cultural facilities and events that it offers. The A38, within ten minutes' drive, connects to the M5 at Exeter.
Totnes is a two minute drive away. TOTNES
The unique and charming market town of Totnes sits above the River Dart in the heart of the South Hams. The town is one of Devon's gems, the birthplace of the Transition Town movement in England and nominated in British Airways' HighLife magazine as one of the world's top ten funky towns. Full of colour and character, its atmosphere is cosmopolitan with a West Country flavour and those looking for history, alternative therapies and beautiful countryside will find it in and around Totnes. The town is said to have more listed buildings per head of the population than anywhere else in Britain. With a twice-a-week market and full of small independent shops, it's well-known for ethical products, wholefoods and fair trade goods. It is the second oldest borough in England, with an ancient Guildhall and Church, a Norman Castle and its North and East Gates. There is a well-regarded community college and a mainline railway station and Dartmoor, the South Hams and many of its fine beaches are within easy reach. SERVICES
All mains services connected. Private drainage (septic tank) TENURE
Viewings strictly by appointment only. Please contact Luscombe Maye 01803 869920. DIRECTIONS
Leave Totnes on Ashburton Road/A385 heading towards Dartington, after approximately 3/4 mile turn left onto Clay Lane, Puddaven Well cottage is located directly on the right hand side.