The Coach House is just one of eleven properties set within a beautiful private 18 acre estate of formal gardens, meadowland and woodlands bordered by a mountain stream cascading over large granite rocks. Built sixteen years ago the house and the whole of the development has been maintained to a very high standard and enjoys magnificent open countryside views. The accommodation is spacious and enjoys an abundance of natural light. The property would make either a lovely family house or a perfect ‘lock up and leave’ second home or holiday home.
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of a bright entrance hall with stairs to the first floor, a large kitchen/dining room with fitted units, integrated appliances and a seating area with sliding doors to the garden, a utility room, again with access to the garden, and a cloakroom. Upstairs is a sitting room with a balcony enjoying fantastic south east facing views over the surrounding countryside and an office space on the large landing. The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom, whilst one of the two further bedrooms has a Juliet balcony overlooking the gardens.
Local Authority: West Devon Borough Council
Services: Mains electricity, gas and water.
Private drainage which we understand to be compliant with current regulations.
Council Tax: Band F
Guide Price: Offers in excess of £575,000 subject to contract
Service Charges: Currently £1,500 per year. Includes maintenance of the communal garden and grounds.
The Coach House is set in an elevated position within a private gated development just outside the popular town of Chagford. The house benefits from far-reaching views over the Teign Valley and up to Dartmoor.
Chagford offers a wide range of amenities, including churches, a primary school, bank, health and dental centres and excellent sports facilities. It was recently mentioned in The Times as one of the most sought after towns to live in. There are also a wide range of shops, including a delicatessen, ironmongers, wine merchant, art galleries and a number of boutiques. The award-winning Gidleigh Park Hotel is just over two miles away. Bovey Castle, three miles away, has a championship golf course and superb spa facilities.
Exeter, approximately 21 miles away is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis and Waitrose, as well as many fine restaurants. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in Okehampton, just 12 miles away.
The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to Bristol and London (M4) and to the North. The A38 to Plymouth is just south of Chagford and the closer A30 3 miles away; both providing fast routes into South and North Devon and Cornwall. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Exeter. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.
The Coach House is approached off the private drive onto a large parking and turning area, garage and car port. To the north of the property lies a level lawned area of garden with established trees and shrubs. There are several seating areas, ideal for alfresco dining and enjoying fantastic views over the surrounding countryside.
Rights of way
Neighbouring properties have a right of way over the drive to access the garages. More information can be obtained from the vendor's agent.