- Attached Grade II Listed character farmhouse
- Original features including flagstone flooring & sash windows
- 4 Generous double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
- Kitchen and separate utility
- 3 Reception rooms
- 2 Storey stone barn outbuilding: ideal for storage or workshop
- Garage and driveway
- Quiet edge of village location in AONB
- Popular South Hams village with amenities
Property Description: DESCRIPTION
With its rural location on the fringes of the village of Yealmpton, this characterful attached farmhouse dates from circa 17th Century and is Grade II Listed. It offers spacious accommodation with 3 good size reception rooms downstairs, kitchen and utility rooms whilst upstairs are 4 generous double bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate shower room. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the property also benefits from a sizeable 2 storey stone barn, which is currently used as a workshop/storage facility. SITUATION
Yealmpton is ideally situated for commuting to Plymouth, the city centre being only seven miles away. Within the village there are health care facilities such as a GP health centre, dentist, optician and podiatrist, shops such as a Post Office, general store, Ben's Farm Shop, hairdressers, garage and filling station with Londis convenience store, café, two public houses and a Chinese restaurant/take away. Yealmpton Primary School is a short walk and the village is in catchment for Ivybridge Community College for which there is transport provided (both schools rated 'Good'). The village boasts an active community with a wide range of social and sporting clubs and societies.
Surrounded by the beautiful South Hams countryside, with many walks along the River Yealm and beyond, Yealmpton has a rural feel. The yachting haven of Newton Ferrers (mooring rights within Yealm Harbour for Yealmpton residents) is within a short drive, while many of the sandy coves and beaches of the beautiful South Devon coastline are within easy reach, as are golf courses and the Dartmoor National Park. Plymouth itself is an historic and vibrant waterside city, well provided with colleges, grammar and public schools, a modern university, the Peninsula Medical School, Theatre Royal and cinemas, large department stores, cafés, bistros and restaurants. The leisure facilities are outstanding with superb water-sports in and around Plymouth Sound and the Plymouth Life Centre. ACCOMMODATION
Open stone porch with windows to the side and pitched roof leading into:- ENTRANCE HALLWAY
Original flagstone flooring through the hallway. Door to:- RECEPTION ROOM 1
Tiled fireplace with open grate and wooden surround with slate hearth. Twin aspect with window overlooking the front lawned garden with seat below, original shutters, additional window overlooking the side elevation, radiator, electric storage heater, part panelled walls to dado height, carpeted floor. RECEPTION ROOM 2
Continuation of flagstone flooring, window overlooking the front garden area with secondary glazing, seat below and original shutters, radiator, electric storage heater, log burner and built-in storage to one side of the fireplace, door to:- DINING ROOM
Original flagstone flooring, open fireplace, window overlooking the side elevation with obscured glazing, 2 radiators, electric storage heater, external door to the rear of the property.
From the Hallway, door to:- KITCHEN
Range of base units with wood effect worktop over and matching cupboards above, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, Hotpoint ceramic hob with double oven below and tiled splashbacks. Window overlooking the front garden with deep sill, internal windows looking back through to the Hallway, radiator, laminate flooring.
From the Hallway:- UTILITY ROOM/CLOAKROOM
Belfast sink. Low Level WC. Oil fired boiler. Electric consumer unit. Window overlooking the front of the property. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
From the Hallway, staircase to first floor with under stairs cupboard. LANDING
Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder as well as the controls for the hot water and central heating. Access to loft. MASTER BEDROOM
Generous size double room with built-in storage, window overlooking the front garden with window seat below, wall lights either side of the space for the bed, access to loft space, carpeted floor.
From the Landing step up and door to:- BEDROOM 2
Spacious double room with window overlooking the side garden, seat below, wash hand basin in vanity unit with mirror and light above, radiator, carpeted floor. BEDROOM 3
Double bedroom with window overlooking the front elevation with deep sill below, radiator, access to loft space, carpeted floor. BEDROOM 4
Double room with built-in wardrobes to one wall, window with obscured glazing to the side elevation with radiator below, carpeted floor. FAMILY BATHROOM
Fitted with white suite comprising bath with mixer tap over and shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit, ladder heated towel radiator, part tiled walls, vinyl flooring. SHOWER ROOM
Square shower cubicle with Mira shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and window overlooking the front of the property, vinyl flooring. OUTSIDE
From the front porch there are steps up onto a lawned area, bordered by a stone wall and various shrubs. To the side of the property is a further lawned area bordered by various shrubs.
The old driveway provides off road parking for small vehicles with potential to create a wider longer driveway subject to any necessary consents. STONE BARN
Ideal for use as a workshop/store (pedestrian access only). Cobblestone floor, old stone horse trough with tap over, UV filter for the water emanating from the well, (in addition to the one on the well itself). To the rear of the barn is an access door into an additional store/workshop. Steps up to the second floor. Wooden floor, exposed 'A' frames, door to store room. Note that one of the rooms in the barn is occupied by a colony of bats during the breeding season. GARAGING
Located across the lane with external steps to upper level. SERVICES
Mains electricity, private water supply (shared), private drainage (shared), oil fired central heating. EPC
This property is Grade II listed and is therefore exempt from the requirement for an EPC. LOCAL AUTHORITY & COUNCIL TAX BAND
South Hams District Council. The property is in Band F. VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye's Yealmpton Office. T: 01752 880044 E: firstname.lastname@example.org. DIRECTIONS
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From the Yealmpton office proceed down the Ford hill and across the river. Continue through the village in the direction of Newton Fererrs. At the edge of the village turn left into a lane opposite Hillside Drive. Continue down the lane and around a right hand bend. The property can be found on the right hand side a short distance before the cross roads. LETTING
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