Stoke Gabriel, Totnes

£485,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A semi-detached cottage set on the edge of a sought-after village with gardens, garage and studio. The property has ample reception space including; sitting room, dining room and open kitchen on the ground floor whilst there are three good sized bedrooms on the first floor. Outside there is off road parking in front of a detached garage, pretty gardens and a useful studio above the garage which is perfect for those looking to work from home. EPC Band F.

SITUATION

The property is set on the outskirts of the popular village of Stoke Gabriel, which sits on the sunny northern bank of the stunning River Dart. Stoke Gabriel is one of the area s most sought-after villages, being attractive to holidaymakers in the summer, yet having a thriving, year-round, family-friendly community. The village boasts several shops, cafes, two well-attended public houses, post office and a highly regarded primary school, whilst the quayside serves recreational fishermen and sailors alike. The bustling Elizabethan town of Totnes is only 4.5 miles away with a wide range of individual shops and amenities and a main line rail station with direct connections to London Paddington.

DESCRIPTION

Port Bridge Cottage is a light and airy, semi-detached cottage set in a picturesque location of the edge of the sought-after village of Stoke Gabriel. The property is nestled next to a gently flowing stream and Grade II listed hump backed bridge. There is ample reception space including; sitting room, dining room and open kitchen on the ground floor whilst there are three good sized bedrooms on the first floor. Outside there is off road parking in front of a detached garage, pretty gardens and a useful studio above the garage which is perfect for those looking to work from home. The property is in need of some general refurbishment.

ACCOMMODATION

The timber front door opens to an entrance porch which has plenty of space for shoes and coats. A glazed door leads through to the reception hallway which has a useful cupboard under the stairs and virtually floor to ceiling windows provides lovely views over Port Bridge to the front of the property. The kitchen is loosely divided from the reception hallway by a central island unit making this a sociable space and perfect for entertaining. The kitchen features a range of floor and wall mounted units including a fitted dresser. There is space for an electric range cooker and dishwasher whilst there is an integrated fridge/freezer. Next to the kitchen is a utility area with additional sink and space for a washing machine and a shower room with WC and wash hand basin. Leading from the utility is a dining room which is a lovely light space benefitting from a vaulted ceiling, several windows, French doors opening to the garden and wooden flooring which extends through to the sitting room. The sitting room has a bay window to the front of the property and a feature multi fuel stove with Oak mantle and slate hearth.

Stairs rise to the first-floor where there three bedrooms that will accommodate at least a double bed. The bedrooms are served by a family bathroom with shower over, WC and wash hand basin. On the landing there is a useful airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached by a timber 5-bar gate leading to a gravelled driveway providing parking and a single garage with wooden doors. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and is bordered by a range of flowers and shrubs including many rose bushes. A gate leads to the side garden where there is a stone paved terrace which is perfect for alfresco dining. Next to the garden there is a beautiful Grade II listed bridge with an idyllic stream passing by. Timber steps rise from the garden to the studio above the garage which provides light and versatile accommodation which would ideally suit someone wishing to work from home or used as a studio. There is a partially glazed pitched roof which provides an abundance of light and French Doors which open out to the stairs which rise to it. There are some lovely views over the surrounding countryside and stream from here. This studio also features electric heating, a telephone point, exposed wooden beams.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG central heating. The hot water is partially heated by solar panels fitted to the side of the property.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail: customer.services@southhams.gov.uk.

VIEWING

Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.

DIRECTIONS

From Totnes take the A385 to Paignton, after approximately 2 miles take the second right turning sign posted to Stoke Gabriel. At the crossroads proceed straight across into Waddeton Road, after 600 yards the property can be seen on the right before Port Bridge.

Arrange viewing 01803 411258

Stags - Totnes

The Granary, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5GN

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