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Faunstone Cottage, Shaugh Prior Parish, Plympton
Offers in excess of £600,000
Exquisite detached Grade II listed cottage seton 0.7 of an acre, nestled into the countryside, with close commuter distance to Plympton & Yelverton. With a wealth of character throughout, a large open plan kitchen/dining room, detached double garage, large living space, four bedrooms & main en-suite shower room. Viewing is highly recommended.
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SUMMARY Exquisite detached Grade II listed cottage set on 0.7 of an acre, nestled into the countryside, with close commuter distance to Plympton & Yelverton. With a wealth of character throughout, a large open plan kitchen/dining room, detached double garage, large living space, four bedrooms & main en-suite shower room. Viewing is highly recommended.
LOCATION Faunstone Cottage is conveniently located off Port Lane, which lies between Yelverton, Shaugh Prior, Wotter and Plympton, on the very edge of Dartmoor National Park.
Yelverton is the gate way to Dartmoor National Park, and gives easy access into Tavistock and surrounding villages, as well as Burrator Reservoir and Princetown. There is a selection of shops and amenities including a selection of local and national traders.
Plympton is an ancient Stannary town, to the east of Plymouth City Centre. Plympton is a town with excellent primary and secondary schools, plus the Ridgeway shopping centre, which
is home to local and national traders and pubs and restaurants. Plympton benefits from excellent commuter links, which include easy access to the A38 Devon Expressway which leads to up to Exeter and beyond, and down to Cornwall, and a bus service that runs directly into the city centre and beyond. The property is in the catchment area of Ivybridge Community College.
Plymouth is home to the world famous Plymouth Hoe and Historic Barbican, plus the Royal William Yard and King Point Marina. Within Plymouth City Centre, there are national and local traders and award winning businesses and eateries, which make Plymouth a real cosmopolitan area to reside.
THE PROPERTY You enter the property into the boot room, enjoying triple aspect views over the gardens and nearby fields with a slate tiled floor and a door into the main hallway. The entrance hall leads into the kitchen/dining room, lounge and family bathroom, with stair up to bedroom three. There is an understairs storage cupboard which is home to the oil fired boiler. There is slate floor to finish.
The kitchen/dining room is a great family room, with triple aspect windows and doors, overlooking the front, side and rear gardens, with elevated views over the surrounding area. There is space for a large dining table and a large dresser plus a range of farmhouse style kitchen units, with a range of wall and base mounted units,
complete with a Corian roll top work surface over. There is a large oil fired Aga range cooker with attached electric module, with a corner sink drainer unit with mixer tap over, plus space for a stand alone fridge and freezer. There is further space for a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, with a tiled floor to finish.
The lounge has a wealth of charm and character throughout, with two windows to the front elevation overlooking the front gardens, with an original granite fireplace with a newly replaced Clock multi fuel burner with orginial bread oven and an abundance of beams running across the ceiling. There is a spiral staircase leading up to bedrooms one and two, plus glass inset doors which open into the fourth bedroom/ study and further doors opening into the garden room. The lounge is a wonderful size and has ample space for a range of furniture.
Bedroom four/study has a window to the front elevation overlooking the front gardens. The room is currently used as a bedroom, and has a beamed ceiling, plus fitted book shelves and cupboards to finish. The room will make a perfect study or home office or an additional bedroom if required.
Located at the rear of the property is the garden room or second reception room. The room has a triple aspect views over the side and rear gardens, with a set of French doors which opening onto the rear gardens. The garden room has ample entertaining space, and is currently divided in two and is used as a dining room and a home office.
Upstairs, the landing from the spiral stair case leads through to the main bedroom and second bedroom. The main bedroom is a wonderful size and has a window to the front elevation. The oak window seat offers splendid views over the gardens and beyond. There is an en-suite shower room, with a walk in shower and a low level w/c, plus access into the loft via a hatch and hand wash basin to finish. Bedroom two has dual aspect views to the front and side elevation, offering lovely views over the grounds, plus a range of fitted wardrobes and beamed ceilings to finish. This part of the house is the oldest and holds the most amount of character.
Bedroom three is accessed by the separate staircase up and has a skylight to the rear elevation above the landing.
The landing has a large airing cupboard and leads through to the bedroom. The room is a wonderful size, with a large dormer window to the rear elevation giving gorgeous views over the gardens. There is a storage cupboard in the eves, with a beamed ceiling and a hand wash basin to finish. The family bathroom is fully tiled, with a bath with an electric shower over, a hand wash basin and a low level w/c to finish. There is a heated towel rail plus underfloor heating.
The cottage is Grade II listed, has a wealth of charm and character but has modern fittings including oil fired central heating and added smart control. The property has a private borehole for water (which has been recently serviced), private drainage, broadband and mains electricity.
OUTSIDE The cottage is set on 0.7 of an acre and has a stone driveway approaching the house, which leads through to the double garage. There is an additional hardstand. The gardens are superbly presented, which the majority of the gardens being laid to lawn. There is currently a "Chicken Coop" as well as a large shed for storage, and a large vegetable patch.
The double garage is a great size and has additional storage in the eves. This is accessed via a pull down ladder and is fully boarded. The garage has power and lighting, with two double doors for access and borehole filters for the property (water treatment filters for the property).
The property is surrounded by local farmland and is extremely private and sheltered. There is an abidance of wild flowers and trees which bloom, plus a separate patio perfect for an evening BBQ.
TENURE & SERVICES Tenure – Freehold
Services – Mains electricity, private water, private drainage & broadband
EPC – Exempt Grade II Listed
Council Tax Band – E
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