A stunning 4 bedroom barn conversion in a tucked away completely private valley. Plus 2 bedroom detached annexe. Set within approximately 8 acres of land. EPC Rating Barn - C. Annexe - tbc.
Tucked away in a completely private and picturesque valley just outside of the popular village of Slapton is this stunningly converted barn set in approximately 8 acres of garden and grounds. The barn is imaginatively laid out on 3 floors with an attractive open oak staircase, oak flooring, oak beams and vaulted roof on the third floor with exposed scissor beams, roof trusses and purlins. The farmhouse kitchen is full of character and the dining room on the first floor has a superb vaulted room with a galleried landing above.
The grounds are a real delight with established trees and shrubs laid out with attractive areas including a secret garden, orchard, stream and charming duck pond. Beyond the garden are paddocks with a stable block making this an ideal equestrian property.
To the side of the barn is a most attractive oak framed annexe with open plan living room/kitchen, spiral staircase and two bedrooms with a shower room. This is ideal as ancillary accommodation or a holiday let providing extra income. Attached to the annexe is the double garage.
The great location, superbly presented and flexible accommodation make this a very attractive property for anyone seeking peace and tranquillity, an equestrian property or a home with income.
Oak staircase to the first floor. Part stone and part oak flooring. Window to the front. Exposed painted ceiling beams.
Guest Bedroom 2
Charming double bedroom with French doors and exposed painted ceiling beams.
Walk in shower, circular stone wash hand basin set on a rustic timber shelf and WC.
Bespoke farmhouse style kitchen with 2 windows to the front and half stable door to the rear. Exposed ceiling beams and flagstone flooring. Range of floor based cupboards and wall units. Belfast sink set within a solid oak worktop. Rangemaster Range cooker with extractor hood above. 5 gas ring hob. Central island cupboards below. To one side is a breakfast area.
Walk in larder. Cupboard housing the oil fired boiler.
Stable door giving to the front. Window. Floor based cupboards and wall units. Belfast sink with beech worktop. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for an upright fridge/freezer. Hot water cylinder. Stone flooring.
The stairs open into the pleasant dining room which has a vaulted roof with exposed scissor beam and roof trusses and galleried landing above.
Wonderful room having 2 windows to the front and French doors open to a patio seating area. To one corner is the open fireplace with stone hearth and exposed lintel above.
Two sets of French doors to the front and rear both having Juliette balconies with lovely views down to the front courtyard and the valley to open countryside. Walk-in wardrobe to two walls.
Free standing roll top bath with ball and claw feet with hand held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Ceramic tiled flooring.
Second Floor Landing
Galleried landing with wonderful vaulted ceiling and exposed scissor beams roof trusses and purlins. Roof lights allowing plenty of natural light in.
Spacious double bedroom with vaulted roof with exposed scissor beams, roof trusses and purlins. Two Velux skylights. Gable end window.
Double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed scissor beam and roof trusses and purlins. Two Velux skylights. Gable end window. Oak flooring.
Sloping ceiling and part exposed scissor beams, roof trusses and purlins. Velux skylight. Jacuzzi shower/bath with glass shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC.
A gravel drive leads to the front of the barn which has a pretty courtyard with a mediterranean feel and large central olive tree. The garden surrounds the barn and is mainly laid to lawn with established trees and shrubs and there are various seating areas from which you can enjoy the peace of this delightful garden. There is an orchard, duck pond complete with island and a hidden garden with bamboo trees and a bridge over a stream with gunnera and tree ferns. There is a summerhouse, greenhouse and vegetable boxes. Beyond the garden are the paddocks and STABLE BLOCK, which is L shaped with 3 stables and a tack room. There is access to Slapton Ley Nature Reserve.
Double garage attached to the annexe with double doors. Electric power and light. Utility area with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Ample parking.
Pretty oak framed annexe with 2 sets of French doors to the front opening into the open plan living room with sitting/dining and kitchen areas along with a single bedroom. Beautifully presented with reclaimed timber walls and oak ceiling beams, upright posts and supports. There is a spiral staircase to first floor where there is a double bedroom with a shower room. The annexe has its own decked terrace.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.Oil fired boiler for all hot water and central heating.
Fixtures & Fittings
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.
Very strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit Prime Waterfront & Country House Department 01548 855590.
Slapton is a beautiful and very popular village, being close to the coast, just inland from the famous Slapton Sands and lying midway between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. It has a thriving local community with two excellent public houses, a general store, village hall, church and chapel. Slapton Ley Nature Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world, and is the largest freshwater lake in the south west.
Driving north from Slapton turn right crossing Lower Green Cross and follow the land for approximately half a mile. Turn right, signposted Loworthy Farm and Barns. Drive down the track and you will find Loworthy Barn right at the bottom.
Kingsbridge 7 miles; Salcombe 13 miles; Dartmouth 7 miles
94 Fore Street Kingsbridge Devon TQ7 1PP
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment
01548 857 588