South Langston, Kingston, Kingsbridge, TQ7

South Langston

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

5 bedroom house sold

  • Reference Number MOD140193
  • Agent Marchand Petit Modbury
  • Agent Number 01548 831 163

Guide price £1,000,000

About this property

A fabulous 5 bedroom detached farmhouse in a wonderful idyllic setting and a detached barn, with planning permission, giving the opportunity for a variety of uses. Walled garden, garaging/workshop, stabling and paddock, just under 5.5 acres, with distant sea views. EPC Rating F. JSA Jackson-Stops.

South Langston is a delightful traditional farmhouse with flexible accommodation and some lovely character features. It comes to the market with a detached barn with planning permission, stabling, garaging/workshop and just under 5.5 acres. The peaceful setting of the property set in the soft Devon countryside, close to the sea, is idyllic and the pretty walled garden offers attractive areas for al fresco dining. The property gives opportunities for a variety of uses including a home with holiday let/income, a family home with ancillary accommodation or smallholding. It is a real tucked away Devon gem.

Accommodation
From the driveway steps lead up to the front door with canopy over.

Ground Floor
Part-glazed door opening into:-

Boot Room
Window to the side. Half-glazed door giving access to the garden. High level shelf and coat hooks. Sloping ceiling. Terracotta tiled floor. Oil-fired boiler supplying hot water and central heating. Door through to:-

Kitchen/breakfast Room
A spacious room with dual aspect windows to the front and rear. Two attractive brick arches to one wall, one housing the oil-fired Aga and the other with built-in cupboard with timber mantel above. To the side is a wood storage cupboard with display shelving. The kitchen has a range of floor base cupboards and wall units with solid wood doors. One-and-a-half bowl sink and drainer with mixer taps set within a wooden trimmed worktop. Integrated Neff electric oven and hob. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for fridge. Built-in understairs storage cupboard. Double doors through to the:-

Hall
Glazed door opening to the front garden. Staircase rising to first floor.

Drawing Room
A beautifully lit room with window to the side aspect overlooking the gardens with deep display sill. Glazed French doors opening to a south east facing sun terrace and views to open countryside and sea beyond. Original stone built inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and canopy above and currently used as an open fire. Alcove display niche.

Sitting Room
Glazed French doors opening to the walled garden. A wonderful feature of this room is the inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and fitted with a woodburning stove with exposed timber lintel above. Three display niches with fitted shelving and wall lights. Door to:-

Utility Room
Window to the side with stone sill. Floor base cupboards. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Roll edge work surface with space and plumbing below for tumble dryer and washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Recess with shelving. From here a door leads through to a:-

Rear Lobby
Also accessed off the kitchen and currently used as a larder. Sloping ceiling and door to outside. High level window. Fitted shelving.

Cloakroom
A spacious cloakroom with window to the side. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback and built-in storage cupboard below. WC. Coat hooks and shelf above. Double doors to built-in storage cupboards, one of which has an obscure glazed window.

Dining Room
An exposed stone fireplace with stone hearth and canopy above. Glazed double French doors opening out to the walled garden. Door to:-

Wine Store
High level obscure glazed window and exposed stonework to one wall.Accessed from the dining room a glazed door gives access to a:-

Garden Room
French doors opening to the garden with glazed side panels and sloping polycarbonate roof. Slate flooring. Pine open tread staircase rising to the first floor where there is a small landing with slate flooring and door giving access to the rear of the property. Velux skylight and window. Door to bedroom 4.

Landing
Accessed off the main staircase. Window to the rear. Loft hatch with loft ladder to a large partly boarded loft space with velux skylights.

Bedroom 1
A beautifully lit double bedroom with dual aspect windows with views of the surrounding countryside and to the sea. Fitted pine wardrobes. Original cast fireplace (not in use). Door to:-

En-suite Bathroom
Bath with mixer taps and hand held shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin. Bidet. WC. Partly tiled walls. Window to the front.

Bedroom 2
A double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the front and rear with views of the countryside. Built-in airing cupboard with factory insulated hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback.

Bedroom 3
A charming double bedroom with window to the front. Built-in pine wardrobes with high level storage cupboards above. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built-in wardrobe. Connecting door to:-

Bedroom 4
A double bedroom with window to the front. Fitted shelving to one wall. Built-in wardrobe. Loft hatch.

Bedroom 5
Currently used as a study. Single bedroom with window to the side with lovely views of surrounding countryside and out to sea. Built-in wardrobe.

Family Bathroom
A spacious bathroom with walk-in double shower cubicle fitted with a Mira Event thermostatically controlled shower. Period roll top bath with mixer taps, wash hand basin with built-in storage cupboard below. WC. Partly tiled walls. Window to the side with window seat. Radiator heated towel rail.

Outside
Shared gravelled driveway leads around the rear of the property and down the side to a concrete yard bounded by stone walls and an L-shaped detached barn currently comprised of two stables and hay storage on the ground floor and a large recreation room on the upper floor. The barn has mains water and electricity and has planning permission for a four bedroom house, full architects plans available. Further open barn of stone and concrete block construction (currently used as a boat store). Timber gates open to the main driveway adjacent to the house having plenty of parking. Brick built double STABLE BLOCK and detached stone built STABLES opening out to a lawned garden which sweeps down to a wildlife pond. Vegetable garden with aluminium framed greenhouse. A well established and completely private walled garden with patio seating area which can be directly accessed from the drawing room bounded by a low stone wall with planted top. Planted shrub and flower borders and attractive climbers on the stone walls. In one corner door to a gardeners WC with high level flush WC, cold water tap and window to the side. Solid wooden garden door giving access to the side road.Double timber doors open into barn which is currently used as a GARAGE. To the side of this is a door to a TACK ROOM and beyond this is a WORKSHOP with electric power and light. The remainder of the barn is divided into stalls and the first floor of the barn provides extra storage and is accessed at the rear by steps leading up to a timber door.On the opposite side of the road is a further stone horse shelter and two large fenced, stream fed paddocks with further land beyond. Easy access to safe and extensive riding and walking.

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

Council Tax
Currently in Band G

Local Authority
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE: Tel 01803 861234. www.south-hams-dc.gov.uk

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.

Tenure
Freehold

Viewing
Strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit (Modbury Office) Tel: 01548 831163 - Please contact the office to make an appointment.

Directions
Turn off the Modbury/Kingsbridge road [A379] at Harraton Cross about two miles out of Modbury, follow the signs for Bigbury on Sea. After about a mile turn off at the crossroads following the sign to Kingston. Before reaching Kingston take the left hand turning signposted South Langston, continue down this lane for a short way and turn left at grass traingle again signed to South Langston. Follow this lane and short way and turn left into the first drive and South Langston will be found at the end.

Situation
Kingston is a small, peaceful and unspoilt South Hams village, which is made predominantly of pretty Devon cottages, many being thatched. It has a well known village inn, The Dolphin and a church. The village lies some three to four miles south of the Georgian town of Modbury, which is well provided with a range of local shops. For more comprehensive shopping centres Kingsbridge is to the south east and Plymouth, which is within easy commuting distance, is to the north west. The house is within a mile of Wonwell Beach and nearby there are a number of other beaches and coves including Bigbury and Burgh Island, as well as fine cliff top and coastal walks, and an 18 hole golf course at Bigbury. There is sailing at Salcombe, Newton Ferrers and on the Erme estuary, and to the north there is Dartmoor National Park.

Directions
Turn off the Modbury/Kingsbridge road [A379] at Harraton Cross about two miles out of Modbury, follow the signs for Bigbury on Sea. After about a mile turn off at the crossroads following the sign to Kingston. Before reaching Kingston take the left hand turning signposted South Langston, continue down this lane for a short way and turn left at grass traingle again signed to South Langston. Follow this lane and short way and turn left into the first drive and South Langston will be found at the end.

Mileage
Wonwell Beach 1 mile, Kingsbridge 10 miles, Modbury 4 miles, Plymouth 17 miles (distances approximate)

Key Features

South Langston, Kingston, Kingsbridge, TQ7
  • Detached traditional farmhouse
  • Detached barn with planning permission
  • Approx 5.5 acres
  • 5 bedrooms

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Address

4 Broad Street Modbury Devon PL21 0PS

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment

Telephone

01548 831 163

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