- Grade II Listed Georgian villa
- Four bedrooms
- Carport with sail loft
- Walled garden & orchard
- Feature fireplaces, plasterwork and glazing.
- Beautiful covered veranda
- Countryside views across to the Mill Pool
- Superfast fibre broadband
Property Description: SITUATION
Situated in the highly sought after South Hams village of Stoke Gabriel, Rosemont Villa is a stunning four bedroomed Georgian villa in an elevated position, with stunning views across the countryside to the hugely popular waterside location of the Mill Pool. The property retains many of its original features alongside a host of modernity. With great outside spaces which include a walled garden, orchard, two patio terraces, driveway and parking for several cars, as well as the large carport with sail loft above. DESCRIPTION
Rosemont Villa is a stunning example of a Grade II listed Georgian architecture marked by symmetry and proportion based on the classical architecture of Greece and Rome.
The property sits in an elevated position offering spectacular views across Stoke Gabriel and to the famous Mill Pool.
Approached via the driveway with inset cobbles with parking for several cars, the front of the villa with its grand proportions has the beautiful original veranda with feature cast iron supports.
Entering via the front door, with original butlers doorbell, the wide entrance hallway gives you the first glimpse of the interior of the property and the wealth of original features which can be found throughout the property, including ornate plaster work, ceiling roses, deep skirting boards and architraves, fireplaces, shutters and glazed French doors.
On the right the large reception room with feature marble fire place and hearth with glazed doors to the front terraces, as well as French doors at the rear that lead out to the steps to the rear garden. From the reception room you can step through to the conservatory with door leading out to a secluded patio terrace.
On the left of the hallway a door leads you through to the dining room with original fireplace, French glazed doors to the front of the property. Through to the kitchen which has a range of fitted base cabinets with solid wood worktops and range cooker fitted in the original hearth recess. A door leads into the utility room and back door to the rear garden.
Leading up the graceful staircase with original mahogany handrail to the luxury family bathroom with rolltop bath and marble topped sink unit. Up the next few stairs bedroom four is located on the left on the next level with views to the rear garden. The first floor landing gives access to Bedroom one and two, which both have beautiful sash windows with spectacular views across the village. Bedroom one has built in dressing room style wardrobes that lead you though to a luxurious en suite shower room.
Another door leads up the stairs to the second floor and bedroom three with en suite shower room, with Velux windows providing great light and views to the rear.
From the entrance hallway stairs lead you down to the basement room which has a myriad of uses - games room, second lounge, additional bedroom or guest suite and a door giving access to the outside. Another beautifully fitted shower room completes the internal accommodation.
Outside gardens wrap around the property, with three patio terraces at the front. The rear original walled garden is laid mainly to lawn, with a lavender bed and perennial planting.
The small apple tree orchard (there are TPO's on these trees) leads down to the large carport with parking for two cars and the large sail loft above.
A large tree stump has been hollowed out to create a fun tree house on the right hand side of the driveway. STOKE GABRIEL
Stoke Gabriel is a popular and sought after village which lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the head of a creek on the River Dart about three miles south-east of Totnes. The older part of the village is in a conservation area near the River and Mill Pool and much of the area is a Coastal Preservation Area. The village has good facilities including a church, primary school, pre-school [2 to 5 yrs], village hall, post office, general stores and two public houses. Buyers see Stoke Gabriel as a lifestyle choice both because of the amenties that it offers and its thriving strong family social life and community spirit, with boating, canoeing and river trips on the River Dart on your doorstep. The village boating association also provides RYA sailing training for children and a year round calendar of boating events. TENURE
All mains services connected. DIRECTIONS
From the A385 proceed into Collaton St Mary and take the turning into Stoke Road and continue into Stoke Gabriel. Take the right hand turning (signposted Aish) into Aish Road and continue along the road. Turn left onto Paignton Road follow the road down the hill and Rosemont Villa can be located on the left hand side. 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.