Colston Road, Buckfastleigh


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A 5 bedroom detached house positioned between Buckfastleigh and Dartington. Additional storage by separate negotiation. Set in a rural location within a 5 minute (approx) drive to the nearest town or village. Recently updated throughout. 3 bathrooms, parking and garden. Available from end of January 2021. Tenant fees apply.


The front door is accessed from the driveway. Door into: HALL: stairs rising to the first floor landing and stairs descending to the lower ground floor bedrooms. LIVING ROOM: a dual aspect room with a window to the side and another window to the rear elevation overlooking the valley below, steam and fields beyond. KITCHEN DINING ROOM: a large space with a doorway into the living room, double doors allow access to the balcony behind with a beautiful view over the field behind and of woodland. The kitchen area comprises of grey fronted units with freestanding oven with gas hob, sink with drainer, integrated dishwasher and space for a small fridge. UTILITY ROOM: Matching units to the kitchen with space for washing machine, tall fridge freezers and gas boiler supplying domestic hot water and heating. A door allows access to the rear terrace and another door opens into: WET ROOM: wheelchair friendly room with WC and pedestal wash hand basin, shower area and door to airing cupboard. STUDY/BEDROOM: Window overlooking the driveway. BEDROOM 5/ADDITIONAL LIVING ROOM: Wheelchair friendly room with low level window, and high level sockets. Patio windows/door to terrace.

Lower ground level. BEDROOM ONE: a double room with a window to the side overlooking the field and a patio door allowing access to the lower terrace and garden. Door to ENSUITE: Fully tiled throughout, with bath and separate double shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. BEDROOM TWO: a double room with built in wardrobe and a window to the rear, overlooking the rear terrace and field, door to airing cupboard and ENSUITE: Fully tiled throughout, with bath and separate double shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

First floor level. landing with doors to: BEDROOM THREE: a double room with Velux window, window to the rear and restricted head height. BEDROOM FOUR: window to the rear and Velux window with restricted head height.


Cuming Farm is approached via a long drive and just before the house is parking, a terrace, and a wrap around garden. The gardens have been carefully considered resulting in charming places to sit and view the valley and countryside beyond. Inside the property is extensive and newly refurbished, offering accommodation on 3 levels. The lower ground level has two double bedrooms with their own ensuite bathrooms with separate showers. The ground floor consists of versatile accommodation with two rooms that could be considered as bedrooms or studies, open plan kitchen dining room, living room with views down the valley, wet room and large utility room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms with slightly restricted head height.

The ground level has been built to allow wheelchair access.


Outside the property is approached via a long drive and a level terrace immediately to the front of the property. The garden slopes down around the property, which is mainly laid to lawn, with a lawn area and terrace to the rear, with a lovely outlook over the field, stream and beyond to countryside. Accessed from the kitchen diner and bedroom 5, is a large L-shaped balcony with far reaching country views.


Please note there is the possibility of outside storage by separate negotiation.

The woodburner in the property is out of service.


Mains electric. Private drainage by septic tank. Private spring water and treatment plant. Gas central heating not by mains gas. Council Tax Band 'E' - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:


The property is situated between Buckfastleigh and Dartington which creates the perfect spot for seclusion yet only a 5 minute drive from either town or village.

Buckfastleigh offers a wide range of amenities, professional services and individual shops, galleries and delis. There are good private and state schools, as well as the Steiner School in the local area at Totnes, Newton Abbot or Exeter, with the surrounding villages having excellent primary schools.

The historic, market town of Totnes, just 5 miles away, was nominated in British Airways HighLife magazine as one of the world s top ten funky towns. The town has a medieval castle, direct access to the River Dart and offers an eclectic range of shops, including an organic vegetable shop, a specialist record store, an exceptionally well-stocked book shop and many other interesting independent shops. There is a street market twice a week and a monthly food market.

Exeter, approximately 25 miles away is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis, and restaurants. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.

The A38 provides links south to Plymouth and Cornwall and Bristol and London to the North via the M5 at Exeter. There are frequent rail services from Totnes and Exeter to London Paddington. Exeter International Airport offers an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including 2 flights a day to London City Airport.


FROM A38 (Plymouth or Exeter) - (Preferred route): Take the Dart Bridge Junction off the dual carriage way. Head towards Buckfastleigh Town and at the mini roundabout, turn left onto the Dart Bridge Road and go around the bend past the Dart Garage on your right, then after the garage take the second turning on your left onto the Old Totnes Road. Continue on this road until you get to the end, where the road bends around to the left, turn right on to Colston Road. Continue on this road for 1.7 miles, past Rill Estate and Beara Farm, then the property can be found on the left hand side in the valley. The turning into the driveway, is just before the stone barn on your left.

FROM TOTNES: drive to Dartington. At the Dartington roundabout take the 3rd exit onto A384 towards Exeter. Go past the turning to Staverton and before you get to the Riverford Bridge, turn left just after South Devon Steiner School, signposted Velwell. Continue on this road for 1.7 miles and the property can be found on the right hand side. The drive is hidden just behind Stable Cottage (a barn style building on your right). Please note the lanes are narrow and will not take a large lorry or van).


The property is available to let on a assured shorthold tenancy for 6 months plus, unfurnished and available mid/end of January 2021. RENT: £1750.00 pcm exclusive of all charges. Children/pets might be considered. Where the agreed let permits pets the rent will be £1,837.00 pcm. DEPOSIT: £2019.00 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.


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