Attractive detached period lodge, restored in a contemporary style and requiring decoration, in a peaceful and historic hamlet. (Beautiful walled garden, buildings & field by additional negotiation).
The Lodge is a delightful double fronted single storey lodge cottage offering spacious and bright two-bedroomed accommodation. The property has a reception room with log burning stove, kitchen and open plan living/dining room with twin French doors to garden. The property benefits from double glazing and LPG gas fired underfloor heating. The Lodge leaves potential for complete redecoration and refreshment. Outside is an enclosed front garden with wide margins either side of the cottage opening into a level rear garden and decked area.
By separate and additional negotiation, there is a stunning and historic walled garden with outbuilding, seating areas and fruit trees. An archway leads up to an attractive pasture paddock with some pony stables.
The Lodge occupies a most appealing position in the lovely hamlet of Coombe Fishacre. This is a small community of predominantly period properties set within an enchanting and unspoilt valley. This is a very convenient situation with the bustling market town of Newton Abbot being approximately 5 miles and offering excellent shopping facilities and recreational and educational provision. Totnes, also about 5 miles is the historic gateway to the South Hams and located on the beautiful River Dart. Both towns have mainline railway stations to London Paddington. The South Devon coastal resorts are within short motoring distance.
- SITTING ROOM
Two double glazed windows to the front aspect, wooden floor boards, fireplace with cast iron wood burner, panel door opening into:
Double glazed window to the side aspect, ceramic tiled floor, down lighters, cream shaker style kitchen with an arrangement of wall cabinets and floor cabinets and drawers having wood block work surface over, tiled splash backs, inset white ceramic 1 ¼ sink with drainer and mixer tap, stainless steel gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, integral electric stainless steel single oven below, space and plumbing for dishwasher, breakfast bar with space for under counter refrigerator, panel door to the second bedroom, walk through to the:
- LIVING ROOM
A light and spacious room with ceramic tiled floor, arrangement of double glazed French doors and windows to two aspects, down lighters, cupboard housing a recently fitted Worcester gas fired boiler which provides under floor central heating, panel doors to various rooms:
White ceramic tiled floor, double glazed window to the side aspect, down lighters, part tiled walls, white suite comprising pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, W. C. Panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment to one end.
- BEDROOM 1
Double bedroom with double glazed French doors to the rear garden, laminate rustic oak effect flooring.
- BEDROOM 2
Double bedroom with double glazed window to the side aspect, hatch to roof space, laminate rustic oak flooring.
- FRONT GARDEN
An enclosed front gardens approached by a gently sloping path flanked by stone pillars and walls leading up to the front of the property with pathways to the front leading around to the sides.
- REAR GARDEN
Enclosed with timber panel fencing and a dwarf stone wall to the rear with a stream running behind. To the rear of the Lodge is a decked area with the rest of the garden being laid to wood chippings. To one side is timber built double dog kennel having a pitched felt roof, windows and doors with metal cages to the front.
- SIDE GARDENS
The area to the south side of the property is laid to gravel and is enclosed with timber panel fencing and double gates which open onto a driveway to the front of the property. Water tap. Space for gas bottles and connections, buildings to include:
1. Kennel: constructed of timber with felt roof, window and door with metal cage to outside.
2. Shed: constructed of timber with felt roof, window and door.
3. Cupboard: constructed of timber with felt roof and double doors housing 2 washing machines.
The area to the north side of the property is laid to gravel and is enclosed by timber panel fencing with a door leading to the front of the property, there are two timber constructed dog kennels with metal cages.
Situated across the lane and by SEPARATE NEGOTIATION is the:
- TRADITIONAL WALLED GARDEN
This stunning and historic garden is enclosed by beautiful high stone walls. Probably 18th Century, it was originally part of nearby Coombe Fishacre House. There are various paved seating areas with balustrades, a wide central pathway dividing two grassed areas with some old apple trees. There is a useful good-sized store, currently used for kennels.
A period archway in the far wall leads up to a delightful gently sloping pasture field, currently divided, together with a range of wooden pony boxes.
From Totnes take the A381 road towards Newton Abbot. Continue for about 4 miles, taking a sharp right turn for Coombe Fishacre. Follow this lane downhill and under the railway bridge and proceed through the hamlet, and The Lodge will be seen on the left hand side.