Barkingdon Court, Staverton

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
The Stables is a substantial reverse level barn conversion offering flexible accommodation of approximately 4000 sq ft. full of character features including vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, stone work and feature staircase. The property is currently arranged as 5 bedrooms and features a 37ft sitting room to the first floor with inglenook fireplace. Located in this tranquil yet accessible location benefitting from manageable garden, integral garage and parking for approx. 3 cars.

SITUATION

Barkingdon Court is located on the outskirts of the popular village of Staverton which is located about two miles to the north of Dartington and about three miles from Totnes and lies on the banks of the River Dart boasting a strong community based around a church and an award-winning country pub. Nearby is the village of Landscove which has its own church and pub whilst primary educational facilities can be found at the well regarded Landscove Primary School and St Christopher's Prep School for 2-11 year olds which are only a short drive away. Access to the A38 Devon Expressway is easy, connecting Plymouth and Exeter where it links with the M5. At Totnes there is the mainline railway station with direct links to London Paddington.

DESCRIPTION

The property was formerly the stables believed to have been built in 1874 and up until recently housed part of the original Hill Cider Works. The Stables is a substantial reverse level barn conversion offering flexible accommodation of approximately 4000 sq ft. full of character features including vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, stone work and feature staircase. The property is currently arranged as 5 bedrooms and features a 37ft sitting room to the first floor with inglenook fireplace. Located in this tranquil yet accessible location benefitting from manageable garden, integral garage and parking for approx. 3 cars.

ACCOMMODATION

The property is a most impressive, reverse level barn conversion offering flexible and spacious living space approaching 4,000 sq ft. A feature staircase constructed from reclaimed timber rises to the first floor and gives way to the sitting room - a most impressive room with exposed timbers and stonework, together with a wood burning stove inset within a stone inglenook and stairs to a mezzanine level - ideal as a study area. A good-sized utility and cloakroom are also on offer with space and plumbing for washing and drying machines. The kitchen features a range of floor and wall mounted units with tiled surrounds an electric induction hob and oven plus an oil fired Redfyre Range. Adjacent to the kitchen is a splendid dining room with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and a secondary staircase leading down to the main hall and entrance. Also on the first floor is the master bedroom, a lovely duel aspect room with a feature, handmade timber spiral staircase leading to an en-suite bathroom cleverly located within the eaves - and yet another feature of this most interesting and characterful property.

On the ground floor there are four bedrooms that will all easily accommodate at least a double bed, including a super dual aspect room at the end of the hallway, with an en -suite shower room as well as French doors leading into the enclosed garden. A large, recently updated wet room on this floor provides further suitable facilities for the remaining bedrooms located here.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached by a shared driveway which leads to a parking area with space for up to three vehicles. Double wooden doors lead to a spacious integral garage with power, light and water and internal door to the entrance hallway. From the driveway he property is approached under a decorative arch to gate leading to the beautiful garden. This is enclosed by panel fencing, mainly laid to lawn with a large paved patio area, flower and shrub borders.

SERVICES

Mains electricity and water, private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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 our Totnes office, proceed along Station Road heading towards Dartington. At the Cider Press roundabout turn right and pass straight over the next mini roundabout. Pass Dartington Church and at the brow of the hill turn right sign posted Staverton and Sea Trout Inn. Proceed down the hill, cross the Old Bridge and railway line and follow the road around to the right towards the village. Follow the road to the left after the Sea Trout Inn which will be on your right and turn left signposted Barkingdon and Landscove. Proceed along this road for 1 mile and bear to Barkingdon. After a short distance you will find the driveway for Barkingdon Court and The Stables is the last property on the left at the very end of the drive.

Arrange viewing 01803 411258

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