Harbertonford, Harbertonford


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A well proportioned former farm house of character with delightful gardens situated in a lovely rural location approximately three miles from Totnes.

Available Easter 2021.


Prowses Luscombe is situated in the heart of the South Hams approximately mid-way between the villages of Harbertonford to the south west and Ashprington to the east. Harbertonford possesses a village shop, public house, primary school and church whilst Ashprington offers a well renowned public house/restaurant, an active village hall community, church and the facilities of the Sharpham Estate. Totnes is approximately three miles to the north and has a wide selection of independent shopping outlets, eating venues/public houses and recreational/cultural facilities available. There is also a railway station situated on the main line that links Penzance with London Paddington. To the west, flanking Dartmoor National Park, is the A38 Devon Expressway for providing access to Plymouth, Exeter and beyond via the M5 Motorway. Plymouth has a ferry port providing services to Santander in Spain and Roscoff in France whilst Exeter has an international airport. To the east are the attractive resort towns of Torbay and to the south the beautiful remaining areas of the South Hams countryside and coastline.

The property itself is an attractive former farmhouse with many character features still evident. There is an excellent double height living room with a large inglenook fireplace all overlooked by a minstrel gallery. Other noteworthy features include the substantial grounds with a walled garden and orchard.


Take the A381 out of Totnes signposted Kingsbridge. After approximately two miles turn left, opposite the turning to Harberton. Continue along this road to a staggered junction and continue straight over signposted Luscombe. Drive down the hill past Luscombe Farm and Prowses Luscombe will be seen on the left hand side.


ENTRANCE HALL Spiral staircase to the first floor with mahogany treads and coat hanging space beneath. Built-in airing cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Radiator. Inner hall area with further radiator.

CLOAKROOM/W.C. Fitted with a pedestal basin and a close coupled w.c. Coat hanging space, radiator and window.

LIVING ROOM 20'5 x 15'9 (6.22m x 4.8m), plus the window recess of 3'3 (0.99m) and an alcove. This is a superb double height room with a stone inglenook fireplace having a brick hearth, oak lintel and metal canopy. Exposed cross beam. Windows to the side and rear both incorporating window seats and enjoying delightful views. Flagstone floor and two radiators. Part glazed door to the stone rear porch which in turn leads to the southerly garden area.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM An L shaped room measuring 24' x 16'4 (1.22m x 4.98m) maximum. Fitted range of pine fronted floor/wall cupboards, laminate work surfaces and stainless steel single drainer double bowl sink unit. Electric oven and grill. Tall fridge/freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. Built-in cupboard housing the electricity trip switches. Two radiators, partly tiled walls, two windows to the side and half glazed door to the:-

BEDROOM 2 15'10 x 12'10 (4.83m x 3.91m) Plus the depth of the door recess, window seat and the alcoves where there are clothes hanging rails and storage cupboards. Two radiators and window at the rear.

BEDROOM 3 12'5 x 12'3 (3.78m x 3.73m) Plus the window recess and the fitted wardrobe to one corner, which has clothes rail, shelving and a storage cupboard above. Window at the front.

BEDROOM 4 10'8 x 8'9 (3.25m x 2.67m) Plus the depth of the built-in wardrobe with clothes rail, shelving and storage cupboard over. Radiator and window to one side.

BATHROOM/W.C. 9'4 x 8'8 (2.84m x 2.64m) Maximum. Refitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath having Mira electronic shower unit over, glazed shower screen and tiled surround. Pedestal basin with tiled splash back and strip light/shaver socket over and close coupled w.c. Radiator and electrically heated towel rail. Window to the front. Access to the roof void.


MINSTREL GALLERY With fitted shelving along one wall making it an ideal space to create a library. This looks down into the living room and has a further window ensuring a light and airy space.

MASTER BEDROOM 1 12'5 x 12'5 (3.78m x 3.78m) Plus large WALK-IN CLOSET 12'2 x 4'5 (3.71m x 1.35m) Window overlooking the rear garden. Radiator. Door to:-

EN SUITE BATHROOM/W.C. Refitted with a white suite consisting of a panelled bath having shower telephone attachment, pedestal basin with strip light/shaver socket above and close coupled dual flush w.c. Radiator and window affording a view over the rear garden. Door to:-

BOILER/STORE ROOM Further factory lagged hot water cylinder and oil fired boiler for central heating/hot water supply. Access to roof void.


The house is situated in delightful landscaped gardens and accessed over an asphalted driveway with a cattle grid at its start. This opens to the PARKING AREA for several vehicles and the DETACHED GARAGE which has a cantilevered door for vehicular access, a window at one side and personal door to the other. Flanking the driveway are well stocked flower beds. The tenants will enjoy the use of the orchard from where delightful country views are enjoyed.

The wrought iron gate at one side leads to the main section of the garden which is laid to lawn and enclosed by stone walling. There are well stocked flower borders surrounding the lawn, which enjoys a delightful easterly aspect

Maintenance of the flower borders and orchard/paddock will be provided by the landlord included in the monthly rent. The tenant merely needs to keep the lawns cut.


Mains electricity. Private water/drainage. Oil for the central heating. £150 per calendar month charge for water, drainage and basic grass cutting.


Band D


The property is available to let on a assured shorthold tenancy for 12 months plus, unfurnished and available soon. RENT: £1,600 pcm exclusive of all charges. Pets may be considered subject to the landlords consent. Where the agreed let permits pets the rent will be £1680.00 pcm. DEPOSIT: £1846.00 Returnable at end of tenancy subject to any deductions (all deposits for a property let through Stags are held on their Client Account and administered in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme and Dispute Service). References required, viewings strictly through the agents.


This is to reserve a property. The Holding Deposit (equivalent of one weeks rent) will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to Rent check, provide materially significant false information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing). For full details of all permitted Tenant Fees payable when renting a property through Stags please refer to the Scale of Tenant Fees available on Stags website, office or on request. For further clarification before arranging a viewing please contact the lettings office dealing with the property.


Stags is a member of the RICS Client Money Protection Scheme and also a member of The Property Redress Scheme. In addition, Stags is a member of ARLA Propertymark, RICS and Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

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