Littlewood House is a grand detached family home located in Totnes in the stunning South Hams. Built in the Edwardian times the house is surrounded by its own gardens and has truly breath-taking views over the rolling South Hams countryside as far as the foothills of Dartmoor.
This lovely home has been well maintained and much improved by the current owners and has very spacious and flexible accommodation. With high ceiling heights and large rooms it offers family living with a feeling of grandeur. The level landscaped gardens have mature shrubs and are flanked by mature trees. The house is not overlooked and feels very private and secluded enhanced by the winding tarmac driveway accessed via beautiful, bespoke double gates.
The house is entered by a glazed porch into an impressive entrance hall and grand staircase. On the ground floor there is a formal living room with views over the garden and countryside with Amtico flooring a wood burner within an original tiled fireplace. The large study leads onto a glazed conservatory where there is an ancient vine. Along the wide corridor there is a spacious Dining Room and a huge 25ft Kitchen Breakfast Room. This spectacular kitchen has been redesigned and refitted to a very high standard and is perfect for family living, with a centre island and space for a table to seat at least 8 people. To the side there is a second conservatory and a large paved sun terrace with expansive views of the garden and the countryside beyond. There is also a guest WC on this floor and a large utility room.
The grand staircase leads to a half landing where there is a family bathroom and access to bedroom 4 with an adjoining sitting room and stairs to bedroom 5. On the first floor there is an impressive master bedroom suite with a large luxury bright ensuite bathroom and dressing room that takes up the whole of the front of the property. There are a further 2 large double bedrooms with en-suites on this floor.
The house benefits from solar panels providing an excellent feed in tariff which help greatly towards the running costs.
The house is approached via bespoke double gates down a driveway which leads to a parking area and large detached double garage. The large level gardens are mostly laid to lawn flanked by mature flower beds and trees. To the rear of the house and accessed from the kitchen and conservatory are large sun terraces with 180 degree views over farmland and rolling hills, perfect for alfresco dining. There is further large /workshop/artist studio/ single garage with inspection pit which is perfect for a classic car or workshop with the most amazing country views.
There is a detached annex (362 sq.ft.) which would be ideal as a home office or, subject to planning could serve as a granny annex or supplementary accommodation. With large floor to ceiling double glazed windows along the whole length of the building it has a kitchenette, shower room/WC.
Situation Littlewood House is situated on the edge of Totnes Town centre on the tree lined Jubilee Road, one of the best regarded roads in Totnes and is within walking distance of the centre.
Totnes is a medieval market town which is surrounded by the beautiful rolling countryside of the South Hams.
Located at the 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 privately owned shops. Totnes main Line Train Station is less than a 1 mile walk away with its direct connection to London Paddington (approx. 2hr 45mins) Exeter St Davids (approx. 35 mins) and Plymouth (approx. 30mins). Exeter Airport is 30 miles away (approx. 40mins) giving direct flights to London, UK and Europe.
Services Mains Gas, Electricity, Water and Drainage.
SOLAR PANELS with excellent feed in tariff. Tenure Freehold
Council Tax Band G
From the bottom of Fore Street by the Seven Stars hotel take the Bridgetown road over the bridge. At T junction turn right onto A385 take the left onto Bourton road and turn first right onto Jubilee Road. Carry along this road for about 150 metres and you will find Littlewood on your left.
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