Diptford Diptford is a pretty country village situated in the centre of the South Hams and conveniently positioned for access to Totnes and Torbay, and with the A38 at South Brent providing quick access to Exeter and Plymouth. The village has a parish church, a primary school, a parish hall, a Post Office, and a mobile library service. The village lies about five miles to the south west of Totnes, on the eastern side of the Avon Valley and in lovely rolling South Hams countryside. Nearby Avonwick is host to the popular Avon Inn and also the Avondale Tennis Club, which is reputed to be one of the oldest lawn tennis clubs in the world. South Brent includes churches, a primary school and a variety of shops. The delightful Elizabethan town of Totnes is within five miles and has a much wider choice of services and facilities including InterCity station and secondary school. The South Hams and Dartmoor are host to a large range of recreational pursuits from walking on the moor to sailing off the coast.
Accommodation Frosted glazed panelled front door leading to:
Entrance porch Frosted glazing to two sides, parquet flooring, frosted glazed door to:
Sitting room A lovely dual aspect room providing plenty of natural light from a large window to the front which enjoys far-reaching views towards Ugborough Beacon and two further windows to the side. With a feature fireplace with woodburning stove on a slate hearth and doors to:
Kitchen/dining room With a large window to the rear overlooking the garden and a glazed door to the rear and fitted with a range of wall and base units with work surfaces over and cupboards and drawers under incorporating 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap, built-in Neff double oven, electric hob, space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher and cupboard housing the central heating boiler.
Inner hall Airing cupboard, access to loft space, doors to:
Bedroom 1 A double room with a large window to the rear overlooking the garden and a range of built-in wardrobes.
Bedroom 2 Another double room with a large window to the front providing views towards Ugborough Beacon.
Bedroom 3 Ideal for use as a small single room, a study or nursery with a window to the front enjoying lovely views.
Bathroom Frosted window to rear, fitted with a white matching suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal hand basin with shelf and mirror over, low level WC, separate shower cubicle, fully tiled walls.
Garage A large garage providing space for a car along with plenty of storage/workspace. With an electric roller door to front and eaves storage. Part glazed door to:
Utility room Window to rear, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set into units with cupboards and drawer, wall cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, part glazed door to garden.
Outside To the front of the property the garden is mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked flower and shrub borders and granite walls. A driveway provides parking for several vehicles and leads to the garage and the front of the house, whereupon a pathway leads to the front door and on to the side via a gate.
The rear garden is arranged in three areas comprising a paved and gravelled patio to the immediate rear and side of the house providing wonderful places to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet at various times of the day. There is a log store, a concrete-built shed the oil tank and steps lead up to the next level which is mainly laid to lawn with superbly-well stocked flower and shrub borders providing year-round interest and colour, including a lovely magnolia stellata and an acer. A further gravelled seating area enjoys far-reaching views across the valley and a path leads on to a delightful wooded 'secret garden', backing onto fields, with a composting area, a wildlife pond and planted with numerous flowers and shrubs including some beautiful camellia specimens. Perimeters are fenced, hedged and walled and all levels of the gardens provide stunning views and many different seating areas from which to enjoy them.
Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Council tax The property is in Council Tax Band E and the amount payable for the year 2019/20 is £2,305.16.
Local authority The administrative local authority is South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE Tel .
Viewing Strictly by appointment through Luscombe Maye South Brent Office. Opening hours Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9.00am – 1.00pm. Bespoke appointments outside normal working hours can be arranged with adequate notice.