Detached family home in Dartington
- House Type: Detached
- EPC Certificate
Staple Orchard, Dartington, Devon
This modern detached individual family home is in a quiet yet convenient location on the edge of the village of Dartington, Totnes. Within a small development of just 10 properties, it offers spacious accommodation within walking distance of the shops at Dartington, the primary school & The Cott Inn, plus Totnes mainline station is under 5 mins drive away.
Entering into a large and spacious hallway with plenty of room for hanging coats and storing boots it has a practical wood floor and doors off to a WC immediately on the left, and then straight ahead to the stunning recently modernised kitchen/dining room which extends along the entire width of the property.
This fabulous family and entertaining room has plenty of work and storage space with base and wall units plus a large sweeping breakfast bar with table which can accommodate up to 6 if requiring more casual dining. The kitchen area has a large 7 hob Cookmaster range with 3 ovens, an eye level CDA microwave, integrated Neff dishwasher and large fridge/freezer plus a 12 bottle capacity wine fridge. There is a door into the garage plus a side door into the garden. With double glazed windows overlooking the garden and French windows into it, this is a lovely bright room with a very pretty aspect. Both this and the dining room area have concealed spotlights and further decorative pendant lights so one can set the mood accordingly.
Also reached from the hall is the sitting room at the front of the property which is fully carpeted with a step up to a platform area which nicely divides the space and is currently used as a music room.
Upstairs there is a large landing area off which is the master en suite which is lovely large double bedroom with plenty of fully fitted wardrobes and a dressing table area and with a newly renovated shower room which is fully tiled and has a large walk-in shower and heated towel rail.
There is another large double bedroom also overlooking the front garden with fitted wardrobes, and then three further bedrooms, two of which overlook the back garden and one overlooking the side.
The property is reached via a large sweeping gravelled drive which has plenty of space for parking at least 5 cars and lawn to either side. Decorative hedges have been cleverly used to provide a private front patio space which is south facing and perfect for day round sun.
The back garden can be reached around either side of the house, and from the kitchen which has French windows out onto the large paved patio. From here there are steps up to the large lawn which has a number of established beds and borders. There is also a wildlife pond and some large shrubs and trees.
5 Staple Orchard is situated in a quiet residential location surrounded by woodland. Dartington Primary School is approx. 5 mins walk away and KEVICS secondary school is a short drive or approx. 20 mins walk. The local shops at Dartington are approx. 5 mins walk away whilst The Cott Inn, voted the Best Pub in the UK in 2019, is a short stroll. The larger town of Totnes is just down the road and is a medieval market town surrounded by the beautiful rolling countryside of the South Hams. Located at the navigable head of the River Dart this unique town has a worldwide reputation for its lively, diverse community and relaxed atmosphere. There are a plethora of restaurants, bars and pubs as well as many privately owned shops and art galleries.
Totnes main line Train station is approx. 15 mins walk away or a short drive with its direct connection to London Paddington (approx. 2hr 45mins) Exeter St Davids (approx. 35 mins) and Plymouth (approx. 30 mins) Exeter airport is 30 miles away (approx. 40 mins) giving direct flights to London, UK and Europe. The A38 giving access to the motorway network is about a 5 minute drive.
Services – Mains Gas, Electricity, Water and Drainage.
EPC – C
Council Tax Band F