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Property Details

Guide Price £289,950
2 bedrooms
West Street, Ashburton
Under Offer
  • Entrance Vestibule
  • Reception Hall
  • Fine Staircase
  • Cloakroom/WC
  • Living Room
  • Bespoke Kitchen
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Store Room
  • Garage

4 Sparnham House is a most attractive apartment with light and airy accommodation, occupying the middle floor of an imposing Grade II listed building.

It has many fine features including a large entrance hall with a splendid staircase, ornate ceiling cornices and a well proportioned living-dining room with wood-burner and views over rooftops to green hillsides.

The kitchen has a comprehensive range of bespoke units and a pleasant outlook over West Street and the nearby St Andrews Church. There is gas central heating and included with the property is a nearby garage, which is a rare find for such a centrally located Ashburton property.

The property is located within a few hundred yards of the town centre with its excellent independent shops and amenities including an award winning post office and community arts centre.

The town lies on the southern boundary of Dartmoor National Park and just off the A38 Expressway which links the two Devon cities of Plymouth and Exeter. The towns of Totnes and Newton Abbot are each around a 20 minute car journey.

From our offices in the centre of Ashburton proceed along West Street and Sparnham House will be seen after a couple of hundred yards on the right, opposite St Andrews Church.

Tenure: Leasehold
Entrance Vestibule
with patterned tiled floor. Pair of inner doors with coloured leaded glass panels and matching panels either side and over to..
Reception Hall
with maximum overall dimensions of 19'6" x 10'10" An impressive entrance with fine staircase leading to the upper floor. Patterned tiled floor. Ornate coving and panelled ceiling. Large understairs storage cupboard. Radiator with cover. Coat hooks to wall.
Ground Floor Cloakroom
with traditional white suite of pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with wood seat. Half panelled walls. Patterned tiled floor. Window. Plumbing for washing machine at far end. Gas fired boiler to wall.
Half Landing
with large leaded coloured glass window incorporating two bird scenes. Plaster ceiling cornice.
Main Landing
25'4" in length with ornate ceiling cornice and central ceiling rose with chandelier light fitting. Radiator with cover. Picture rail.
Living-Dining Room
18'10" x 14'2" A most elegant room with period style panelling to walls. Multi-paned sash windows with secondary double glazing to two aspects including views over rooftops to green hillsides. Fireplace with wood burner and timber surround. Deep ceiling cornice and two ceiling roses. Two radiators with covers. Useful built-in china/storage cupboards to side of fireplace. Television aerial lead point.
14'5" x 11'2" fitted with an extensive range of bespoke hand made cream coloured floor and wall units with panelled doors. Polished granite work surfaces and mahogany drainer with inset Belfast sink and chrome mixer tap. Zanussi electric oven with gas hob and fume canopy over. Integrated dishwasher. Radiator with cover. Stained wood floor boards. Ornate plaster ceiling cornice and central ceiling light rose. Two sash windows to the front aspect with outlook towards St Andrew's Church and sash window to the side aspect over sink with pleasant outlook along West Street towards the town centre.
Bedroom 1
13'10" x 9'10" with sash window with pleasant outlook towards St Andrew's Church. Period style fireplace surround with cast iron fire with tiled inserts and wood surround. Ornate ceiling coving and central plaster ceiling rose. Radiator with cover. Deep built-in double wardrobe with drawers beneath.
Bedroom 2
an L-shaped room with overall dimensions of 11'5" x 9'5" narrowing to 6'9" with sash window to the front aspect with pleasant outlook towards St Andrew's Church. Fireplace surround with cast iron insert and wood surround. Radiator with cabinet. Some highly ornate ceiling cornice.
Store Room
an irregular shaped room with a maximum length of about 10'. Electric light. Some borrowed light from glazed internal window in the living room. Part coloured glass door to the landing.
10'2" x 5'2" with a traditional white suite comprising roll top bath with claw and ball feet, mixer shower attachment and separate wall mounted overhead shower with circular chrome curtain rail, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with wood seat. Part panelling to walls. Radiator with cover. Ornate ceiling coving and central ceiling rose. Obscure glass window. Mahogany strip flooring.
18'3" x 7'9" located off a private driveway at the side of Sparnham House. Pair of wooden entry doors.
Leasehold - 999 years from September 2003. Sparnham House consists of three dwellings with each property owning a third share in the freehold management company - Sparnham House Management Company Limited.

Maintenance and repair expenses of the building that fall within joint liability are met as and when they are required by the three leaseholders in equal shares so there is no regular service charge or sinking fund. We are advised that the most recent building insurance premium was £727, divided in equal third shares.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.