- Detached House
- 4 Bedrooms, 2 reception rooms and kitchen breakfast room
- Master suite with shower room and walk-in wardrobe
- Extensive countryside views to Dartmoor
- Double garage and driveway with parking for 4 vehicles
- Potential for multi-generational living
- Utility Room
- Approx 1/4 acre plot with rear garden backing onto fields
- Quiet hamlet near the Southern edge of Dartmoor
- Convenient location for Plymouth and the A38
Property Description: SITUATION
The peaceful hamlet of Lutton lies just outside the Southern edge of Dartmoor National Park, in the rolling hills of the South Hams. Whilst offering rural tranquillity, there is easy access to the South Devon Expressway being just under five miles away (10 minutes by car), for commuting to Plymouth and beyond. The hamlet boasts 'The Mountain Inn' and the nearby village of Cornwood offers a range of amenities including a 'Good' primary school, church, cricket club, community-run pub, village store/tea room and visiting post office to the community centre. There is a 24-hour Tesco Extra at Lee Mill near the junction with the A38. Dartmoor Zoo is based in nearby Sparkwell.
Further facilities are found in the town of Ivybridge just over four miles away, including a range of independent shops such as a butchers, bakers, a bank, hairdressers, pubs, cafes, take-aways, leisure centre with swimming pool, health centre, library and 'Outstanding' secondary school for which transport is provided from Lutton. Ivybridge also boasts a mainline railway station. Plymouth city centre is just 10 miles or about 30 minutes by car with a larger range of shops, restaurants and amenities such as theatres, independent schools, cinemas, major hospital and continental ferry port.
From the village there are public footpaths up onto the open moor and down by the River Piall. Outdoor pursuits are also in close proximity in Dartmoor National Park, which offers a variety of locations for horse riding, walking, climbing and cycling. McCauleys Health Club and Ivybridge Golf Club can be found en route to Ivybridge. The South Hams beaches of Mothecombe and Wembury are within a half hour drive. Plymouth Sound and the yachting haven at Newton Ferrers offer opportunities for sailing, SUP, kayaking and more. DESCRIPTION
Situated in the quiet rural hamlet of Lutton, close to the Southern edge of Dartmoor National Park, this four bedroom detached house offers extensive countryside views towards Dartmoor. Offering a double garage and driveway with parking for up to four vehicles, the house occupies approximately a near-level quarter acre plot with the rear garden backing onto fields. The property offers flexible and spacious accommodation which could be reconfigured to suit multigenerational families or those needing home office space. In brief the accommodation comprises four bedrooms, two bathrooms, separate WC cloakroom, utility room, kitchen breakfast room, dining room and sitting room with large balcony. The living accommodation is situated on the first floor to make the most of the views, whilst there is direct access to the garden from the ground floor.
From the front entrance the door opens in to a lobby with further door into the entrance hall with wooden flooring and doors to the four bedrooms, rear garden utility room, airing cupboard and storage cupboard. A bespoke oak staircase, installed by the owners, leads up to the first floor living accommodation. The spacious sitting room is filled with light benefiting from a double aspect with three windows to the front and a large picture window with sliding patio door that opens to a large balcony to the rear. The views from here are simply stunning, stretching over the garden, across countryside to Cornwood and Dartmoor beyond, and can be enjoyed from the balcony and from inside. The sitting room also boasts a woodburner, recessed lights and wooden flooring. From the sitting room a landing area leads to the dining room, WC cloakroom and kitchen breakfast room. The kitchen breakfast room has windows enjoying the countryside views over the garden to Dartmoor, a range of wall and floor-mounted cupboards inset with Neff fan assisted oven, Neff dishwasher and Neff electric hobb. There is space for a small table and chairs. The dining room overlooks the front of the house with views over the hamlet to the countryside beyond. A good sized cloakroom WC completes the first floor and offers enough space to create a shower room if needed.
Downstairs the master bedroom suite is situated to the front of the property and features a walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite shower room with walk-in shower, WC and basin. Two double bedrooms are situated to the rear overlooking the rear garden and another is situated to the front. The family bathroom is fully tiled and features a bath with shower over, WC and basin. The utility room is a good size and could be reconfigured into a small kitchen if needed for multi-generational living. The utility has space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer and currently houses the oil fired central heating boiler. The ground floor also features an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelves and a deep storage cupboard. OUTSIDE
The house is approached by a driveway allowing parking for four vehicles and access to the double garage. A path leads around the front to the side garden. The side garden features a pond, mature shrubs and a patio. A wall with gate provides access and security to the rear garden.
The rear garden has a patio area extending out from beneath the first floor balcony to a lawn. There is a mature weeping willow tree and apple tree, shrubs, greenhouse and flower borders. A wooden summerhouse, with power, is situated to the bottom of the garden. Following the boundary to the bottom of the garden is a small brook. The garden enjoys a high degree of privacy with a field to the rear (used by horses and owned by a local charity). DOUBLE GARAGE
Metal up and over door. Pedestrian door and window to rear. Light and power. SERVICES
Mains electricity, water and sewerage. Oil fired central heating. TENURE
Freehold. COUNCIL TAX AND LOCAL AUTHORITY
Band F. South Hams District Council. VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS
Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye. Tel 01752 880044. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org