- CHARACTER PROPERTY
- THREE BEDROOMS
- STUNNING FITTED KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
- SEMI-RURAL LOCATION WITH QUICK ACCESS TO NEIGHBOURING TOWNS
- FRONT COURTYARD GARDEN
- OFF ROAD PARKING
- SPACIOUS LIVING ROOM WITH WOODBURNER
- DOUBLE GLAZING THROUGHOUT
Guide Price £230,000-£240,000
Situated perfectly between the neighbouring towns of Torquay and Newton Abbot is this charming three bedroom character property enjoying a semi-rural location. This delightful house offers wonderful tranquility within a small development of barn conversions dating back to circa 1800's, built from locally sourced red sandstone. It boasts a stunning countryside kitchen with modern solid oak fronted units, complimented by granite work tops and a wood burning cooker stove. The property is double glazed throughout with locally made wooden frames and boasts solar panels to the roof, assisting with heating the hot water. The village of Stokenteignhead enjoys a wonderful sense of community with a local primary school, Village Hall and country Inn!
This charming three bedroom property with 18th century origins displays delightful elements of character as well as providing a fantastic sustainable home. An entrance porch with tiled floor, provides shelter from the outside elements as well as useful storage for footwear. A solid wood front door leads you into the hall with matching quarry tiled floor giving access to principal rooms with stairs rising to the first floor. There is also a useful under stairs cupboard providing not only storage space but also an ideal log store. To your immediate left is a utility space, with provisions for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer, as well as space for cloaks storage.
Making your way further into the property you will reach the stunning open plan kitchen/dining room. This room is fitted with a range of attractive solid oak fronted units complimented by granite work tops over and LED spotlights illuminating the surfaces. A Belfast style ceramic sink sits eloquently below a wooden framed double glazed window enjoying a tranquil outlook over the front courtyard through glorious fitted shutters. The 'Stanley' wood fired cooker stove is a true feature to the home, not only does it assist the inset induction hob with the cooking duties but it is also responsible for supplying the heating and hot water to the property. As well as the solar panels to the roof, this fantastic system allows for a sustainable lifestyle and low energy costs. The kitchen boasts a variety of integrated features to include a vegetable rack, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher. The dining area is of a good-size providing a lovely space to enjoy throughout the day, with another window allowing for a dual aspect and plenty of natural light. Spotlights to the ceiling add a contemporary element to the room and tiled flooring allows for low maintenance. The quarry tiling to the floor flows throughout the ground floor into the spacious living room. This room enjoys a dual aspect with windows to both the front and rear elevation, again finished with delightful shutters. The stone fireplace provides a focal point to the room, with an inset wood burning stove providing not only a cosy ambience but also assisting in transferring heat to the water tank. There is an array of built-in shelving either side of the chimney breast with a selection of wooden beams to the ceiling finishing the room.
Taking the stairs, you will be swept up to the first floor landing. A window to the rear elevation provides adequate natural light to flow through accompanied by a feature wall of exposed red sandstone. An airing cupboard is home to the hot water tank with the heating thermostat and panel for the solar panels fixed to the outside. The master bedroom is of a generous size, defined by truly marvellous wooden flooring offering an abundance of space for a range of furniture. It is a light and bright room, combining a double aspect with a velux window and spotlights to the beamed ceiling. Bedroom two is a double room with plenty of space for a bed and additional furniture. Bedroom three, currently arranged as a home study, would make a spacious single bedroom boasting an array of built-in wardrobes to one wall alongside both a window and a velux allowing in an abundance of light. The bathroom is fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising of a panelled bath with a shower over, a low level WC and a wash hand basin. White tiling to the walls provides a crisp and fresh ambience and a velux window provides light and ventilation.
This semi-rural character property enjoys allocated off road parking and is situated in a quiet complex of just six barn conversions. To the front of the house is a delightful low maintenance courtyard garden to enjoy all year round.
The property is situated in the Hamlet of Higher Rocombe, equidistant between the towns of Torquay and Newton Abbot, on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Stokenteignhead. Adjacent to open fields and a variety of farms, this semi-rural location enjoys fantastic tranquility with the convenience of a five minute drive to the neighboring towns and the A380. Stokenteignhead Village is the largest settlement of the parish providing a delightful sense of community. It includes a primary school, pre-school, village shop and a country inn. The Village hall was re-built in 2006 providing a host of clubs and groups.