The Dower House, Marley House, South Brent, TQ10

The Dower House

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

3 bedroom house under offer

  • Reference Number TOT070042
  • Agent Marchand Petit Totnes
  • Agent Number 01803 847 979

Guide price £335,000

About this property

A 3 bedroom property within the splendid Dower House forming part of the Grade II Listed Marley House estate, to include parking, garages, communal grounds and an additional private garden. EPC Rating D.

4 The Dower House offers flexible accommodation, currently arranged as three double bedrooms, all en-suite. The accommodation, approaching 2000 sq ft is arranged over three floors to include a generous reception room to both the ground and the first floors. Features include marble fireplaces and solid oak floors to certain rooms. To the second floor there are two good-sized bedrooms both with their own en-suite facilities. Marley House enjoys beautiful communal grounds plus the use of a tennis court and charming nature walks down towards the lake. A major bonus with number 4 is the additional private garden which enjoys a superb sunny private location.

South Brent a thriving bustling Devon village situated on the southern edge of Dartmoor National Park. The village enjoys a wide range of shops, including supermarket, butchers, pharmacy, delicatessen, electrical shop and fish and chip shop. The professional services include a post office, health centre and dental surgery. South Brent has both primary and nursery schools with the senior schools being Kevics in Totnes, South Dartmoor College in Ashburton and Ivybridge Community College. Furthermore there are three churches, one hotel and two inns. For the more sporting, there are all weather tennis courts at the village recreation ground, and football and cricket pitches depending on the season. South Brent is conveniently located for the A38 Devon Expressway, having excellent communications with both Exeter and Plymouth. Dartmoor, with all of its natural splendour, is on the doorstep offering outdoor pursuits, nature and wilderness for all.

From the property's allocated parking spaces, a path to the higher side of the parking area descends by way of paved steps to a gravelled pathway leading to the front door of 4 The Dower House. A large bow topped front door opens to a communal entrance hall for numbers 4, 5 and 6 with elegant paving to the floors, decorative arches, cornice and lights to the walls and ceiling, giving way to the front door of number 4 with it's brass door furniture.

Entrance Hallway
A very elegant entrance hall with sculptured door architrave. Solid oak flooring. Attractive staircase with handrail and balustrade leading to the first floor. Smoke alarm.

Drawing Room
Multi paned glazed French doors. Solid oak flooring. Attractive cornice to the ceiling. Dado rails to dado rail height. Three good sized sash windows opening to the front of the property. A complete wall of bookshelving as well as a fireplace sitting on a slate hearth with Ashburton marble surround and mantel over.

Kitchen/dining Room
A large and generous room with a range of bespoke cabinets with under cabinet lighting. Belfast sink. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for an upright fridge/freezer and additional freezer. Two oven Aga set within an attractive alcove with work lights and brick lintel over. Terracotta tiled flooring. Space for a substantial table and 6/8 chairs. French doors opening to the property's al fresco dining terrace and further door opening through to the pantry/utility room.

Pantry/utility Room
With terracotta tiled flooring. Spaces and plumbing for tumble dryer and washing machine. A good arrangement of floor mounted cupboards. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Tiled surrounds. Wall mounted shelving. Spotlights to the ceiling.

Guest Cloakroom
With solid oak floorboards. Wall-mounted wash hand basin. Coat hanging space and additional storage shelves. Extractor fan. Wall-mounted lights. W.C..

First Floor

Attractive balustrade and handrail to the galleried landing. Bookshelving to one wall. Smoke alarm. Spiral staircase rising to the second floor.

Bedroom 2
Large dormer window with sash window overlooking the approach to the property. Partially vaulted ceiling. Good sized storage cupboard. Door opening to the eaves. Door to:

Living Room
Doors opening to a good sized living room with three sash windows giving good light. Dado rail to dado rail height. Attractive and elegant cornices. Open fireplace with cast inserts, sitting on a slate hearth with marble surround and mantel over. Window seat to the base of one of the sash windows.

Master Bedroom
Large sash window overlooking the property's courtyard garden. Cornice to the ceiling. One wall of elegant shelving. Generous airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder and with slatted shelving. Substantial walk-in wardrobe with full length hanging rail and vast amount of storage shelving. Door opening to:

En-suite Shower Room
Tiled to dado rail height. Excellent double width tiled shower cubicle. Recessed spotlights and extractor fan to the ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver socket. W.C. Towel drying radiator.

Second Floor

Arrangement of spotlights to the ceiling. Smoke alarm.

Bedroom 2
Large dormer window with sash window overlooking the approach to the property. Partially vaulted ceiling. Access to roof space. Good sized storage cupboard. Door opening to the eaves. Wall-mounted lights. Door to:

En-suite Bathroom
Bath. Partially vaulted ceiling. Recessed spotlight and extractor to the ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin, shaver socket and W.C..

Bedroom 3
A large room with recessed spotlights to the partially vaulted ceiling. Substantial storage cupboard. Sash window overlooking the approach to Marley itself. Door to:

En-suite Bathroom
Bath with shower over. Tiled to three-quarter height. Shaver socket. Pedestal wash hand basin and W.C.. Recessed spotlight and extractor fan to the ceiling.

There are generous communal grounds stretching to the far ends of the property where there is a tennis court. Number 4 also owns its own dedicated garden which sits in a sunny secluded part of the private garden area. This could be used for vegetables or as presently used, a lawned family picnic area. To the front of the property is a further mainly lawned area. To the rear is an attractive and private alfresco dining terrace. To the approach, there are two good sized garages. The property also has two two allocated parking spaces and has use of occasional visitors parking.

The garages could be used for storage as well as for parking vehicles in. Double timber doors to their fronts.

Mains electricty and private drainage. Spring water and mains backup. Oil-fired central heating and hot water.

Fixtures And 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.

The lease is 999 years from July 1996, there is an annual maintenance charge (please speak to the agent for a full breakdown) and nominal ground rent.

From the Totnes office of Marchand Petit, take the A384 heading towards Dartington. At the Cider Press roundabout, proceed straight over signposted to Plymouth and A38. After approximately 4.5miles, you will locate the Marley Head roundabout. Turn right into the entrance for Marley House where one of our representatives will meet you at the security gates to gain access to the property and grounds.

Totnes 5 miles Exeter 24 miles
Plymouth 16 miles (approximately)

Key Features

The Dower House, Marley House, South Brent, TQ10
  • Entrance Hallway
  • Drawing Room
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Pantry/Utility Room
  • Guest Cloakroom
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room
  • 2 Further Bedrooms with En-Suite Bathrooms
  • Private Garden
  • Communal Grounds
  • Parking and 2 Garages



Floorplan 1

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