Friendsleigh Barn is a beautiful Barn Conversion with the most amazing views across the rolling countryside. Set in the hamlet of East Leigh just outside Harberton this home offer very private living being surrounded by fields to 3 sides.
The house has spacious, bright and flexible accommodation with large reception rooms and a 2 bedroom annex with its own separate entrance.
Approached from the driveway there is a path through the pretty front garden to the porch and entrance for the main house. The generous hall/passageway has a practical tiled floor and plenty of room for coats and boots. Off this to the left is a lockable door through to the annex, and then doors to two of the double bedrooms both with views over the rear.
An inner hallway has a recently redecorated and fully tiled WC with lovely walk in shower, and there are steps up to a landing area which could be a home office and the second large vaulted reception room which has velux windows and thermostatically remote controlled gas (LPG) fire in the style of a wood burner. This could be a wonderful TV/childrens room or a large home office.
Continuing along the ground floor, hand carved oak doors lead through to a wooden staircase with steps down to a lovely bedroom with en suite shower room and views over the garden, there is also a single bedroom and then the main Bedroom Suite with glorious garden views, a separate dressing area and a large bathroom with jacuzzi bath, separate shower and his and hers hand basins.
Upstairs is a stunning 40 reception room with vaulted ceiling, doors down to the garden on two sides and with floor to ceiling windows which make this a wonderfully bright and yet hugely comfortable space. With a lovely feature stone fireplace with large woodburner there could not be a nicer room in which to wile away the day. To one end is a dining area with part wood panelled wall and from which is reached the kitchen which is fully fitted with solid oak units, reconstituted granite worktops, built in AEG induction hob and wall mounted Teka microwave, Belling double oven and grill. A state of the art InSinkErator tap provides normal water, boiling water and drinking water as well as professional kitchen mixer spout and flexible spray head a true cooks kitchen.
At the other end of the Reception room is a glorious sun room fully glazed and with stunning views over the garden and valley beyond, bifold doors open onto an Astro-turfed South Facing balcony area fabulous for those warm days.
The annex is accessed from the outside via a door to the left of the main front door. This is a lovely cosy cottage with fully fitted kitchen with Beko electric cooker and a door through to main house. There is a useful under stairs storage area and a nice sitting room with dining area, wall mounted electric fire and views over the front garden. Upstairs is the bathroom, a double room again with lovely views and a single bedroom.
Accessed from the driveway or garden this large (20ft) room is currently a fabulous gym space with sliding French doors onto a sun deck with steps down to the garden and being afforded the most glorious views.
A five bar gate leads onto the driveway with parking for approx 4/5 cars. Off this is a useful wood store and two garages, one in use as a garage and the other is currently a Gym Room. The pretty front garden is well established with flowerbeds, a pond and nice seating area. The rest of the garden wraps around the property having far reaching views over fields and is mainly laid to lawn, although there is also a paved dining terrace reached via steps down from the main reception room
East Leigh is located close to the village of Harberton with its popular pub and cricket club, and within 10 minutes of the medieval market town of Totnes which is 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.
Dartmoor and the beautiful beaches of the South Hams are all also within striking distance.
Totnes main line Train station has a 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 approximately a 10 minute drive away.
Leaving Totnes going towards Kingsbridge turn right towards Harberton and follow the road through the village continuing on this lane. After a number of hills you will reach a small crossroads marked Eastleigh Cross where you turn left. Follow along here until you come across the cluster of buildings, on the left you will see a turning with a sign saying Friendsleigh House. Proceed down this road and at the end you will find the house on your left.
Tenure – Freehold
Mains water and electricity plus Solar PV Panels. Private drainage. LPG central heating with Worcester boilers in each property. Internet speed is good, with Fibre to Harberton and copper from there.
EPC – E
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