Goveton, Kingsbridge


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A 5 bedroom detached period property with private gardens and woodland. A rustic rural retreat set in the hamlet of Goveton in the heart of the South Hams. Tenant fees apply. Available for viewings from 22nd December onwards.


The Retreat is situated in the beautiful hamlet of Goveton which is within two miles of Kingsbridge and all its facilities, and it is also close to the beautiful South Devon coastline with its spectacular cliffs, coves, beaches and beautiful walks over National Trust owned headlands. Readily accessible are the Salcombe and Dart Estuaries with their excellent sailing and boating facilities and golf courses at Thurlestone, Bigbury and Dartmouth. Totnes is 11 miles away with mainline links to London Paddington. This unique property represents a wonderful opportunity to live in a desirable and sought after location.


A beautiful rustic rural retreat set in the hamlet of Goveton in the heart of the South Hams countryside in an area of outstanding Natural Beauty. The house, in parts dating back to the 17th century is full of character and has very versatile accommodation. The original stone built property has a grand facade and includes 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms and a large kitchen dining area with Aga. It also has newly fitted wood burners which enhance the houses warmth and appeal in addition to oil fired central heating throughout. Tenant fees apply. Available now. EPC Band TBC


The imposing original pillars lead you through a stable door to the entrance hall with staircase up to first floor and original stripped pine doors leading in to the front sitting room with sash window and attractive slate hearth with fireplace fitted with a wood warm wood burning stove. The further sitting room with original stripped pine door is known as the garden room with attractive french doors opening out to the rear garden with additional slate hearth and wood burning stove. There is also a spacious kitchen diner with an Aga. Worktops are solid beech with an integrated cooker and dishwasher. Leading off from the kitchen is a cosy office space and snug leading to a large and useful utility space with back door to outside. The downstairs shower room is newly fitted with an extremely powerful shower, fired earth tiles and excellent utility space. All carpets have recently been replaced. Upstairs there are five bedrooms providing superb accommodation for a family. The garage and overhead workshop provide useful storage and workspace. Parking for the property is alongside the garage.


The garage and overhead workshop provide useful storage and workspace. Parking for the property is alongside the garage. The Grounds extend to at least one acre and feature a pond, cedar tree, orchard, small barn space and garden shed. The tiered spaces allow excellent views of BucklandTout-Saints Tout Saints parish church and countryside beyond.


Oil fired central heating, mains electric and water.

South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE.


From our the top of Fore Street in Kingsbridge, turn right into Duncombe Street. Follow this road over the crossroads and bear

left as it joins Church Street. Where the pedestrian bridge crosses the road, turn right into Belle Cross Road and follow this road for about a third of a mile and turn left signposted Goveton. After about a mile you reach the village of Goveton, The Retreat is the 1st property on the left hand side.


The property is available to let on a assured shorthold tenancy for 6 months plus, furnished/part furnished and available immediately. RENT: £1,495.00 pcm exclusive of all charges. Children/pets might be considered. Where the agreed let permits pets the rent will be £1,570.00 Pcm. DEPOSIT: £1,725.00 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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