Stunning 6 Bedroom Detached House in Dartington

Guide Price £ 1,200,000

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Under Offer

Key Features

  • Stunning Detached 5 bedroom Home
  • Set in a large plot with mature gardens
  • Swimming Pool
  • Walking distance of Totnes and Station
  • Annex Potential STP
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Receptions: 3
  • House Type: Detached
  • EPC Certificate

Barracks Hill, Totnes

Birwey is a lovely detached property set on a Private Road in Dartington. In a quiet secluded location, the house is surrounded by mature trees and has a wonderful, well-established south facing garden. With accommodation over 2 floors it currently has 6 bedrooms, but could easily be converted into a 4 bedroom house with 2 bedroom annexe for extended family or as Air BnB.

From the private drive you arrive at Birwey where there is ample parking on the driveway as well as a large car port. You enter through glazed doors to an entrance vestibule and a further door leads to the entrance hall. The entrance hall has a lovely parquet floor which extends to the formal living rooms. Off the hall is a small study/home office with storage. Another door leads to the Guest WC/Shower room. The triple aspect living room is bright and airy and has lovely views over the garden and pool. With a period open fireplace and sliding glazed doors to the sun terrace this is a lovely room in which to relax. The dining room, currently used as a music room/art studio, is off the hall and again has parquet flooring with glazed sliding doors to the sun terrace and garden.

The large kitchen/breakfast room is a lovely bright room it is fully fitted with base and wall units with marble effect worksurfaces. There is an AEG 4 ring induction hob, a Miele Oven, 1 bowl sink, space for dishwasher and ample space for fridge and freezer. A step leads you to the spacious dining area with a wood burner for those chilly winters evening. Large sliding glazed doors lead to the sun deck, protected by vines to give you that all important shade on a summers day.

Off the dining room a glazed door leads to an inner lobby with stairs to the current master bedroom. Walking through the lobby leads you to the large utility room/2nd kitchen with useful larder. From this area a door leads to the ground floor bedroom. This double bedroom overlooks the front and has a door to the guest WC/Shower Room. This has been used as a rental unit.

On the first floor you will find 4 double bedrooms all overlooking the garden and the hills beyond. There is also a single bedroom and very large family bathroom and separate WC. A door through the bathroom leads to the master bedroom which can also be accessed separately via the ground floor. This lovely double aspect room with sliding glazed doors onto a balcony offering views over the garden and the rolling hills beyond, a perfect place for morning coffee. Off the bedroom there is a full ensuite bathroom and stairs lead down to the ground floor.

There is a large driveway with ample parking plus a car port to the left of the property with a side gate to the rear garden. To the right of the property there is a large area of garden mainly laid to lawn and a vehicular access to the rear garden. At the back of the house is a sun terrace which runs the width of the property with an area shaded by vines for alfresco dining. Just below the sun terrace there is a swimming pool (currently unused). Steps lead down the magical garden which is divided into different areas. To the left are some sectioned off vegetable beds, 2 sheds, a green house and a pond. The central area is laid to lawn and has a tree house in the large apple tree which is perfect for kids. To the right of the garden you will find the fruit cages and behind the swimming pool an orchard area with a gate to the front driveway.

The village of Dartington has a beautiful, scenic setting and offers a popular award-winning village pub dating from 1320 together with a village stores, garage and all that the nearby Dartington Hall estate has to offer. The nearby market town of Totnes gives access to a wide range of both independent and larger stores, together with pubs, restaurants, galleries and a leisure centre. The nearby mainline train station at Totnes has excellent connections to London, as well as to Penzance and Plymouth. The area offers plenty of sporting opportunities, as well as a wide range of aquatic pursuits, maximising the proximity of the River Dart and the stunning Devon coastline.

Dartington has a Church of England Primary School Ofsted rating Good and offers a wide range of both state and schools in nearby

From Totnes take the A385 signposted Plymouth, Dartmouth, go over railway bridge and turn left towards Dartmouth & Harbertonford. Turn right up Barracks Hill and halfway up take a left with Boundary Cottage plaque. Follow the road round to the left and you will find Birwey on your right.

Tenure – Freehold

Services – Mains gas, electricity and water with private drainage via septic tank. Solar panels to rear roof.


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