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Property Details

Guide Price £725,000
6 bedrooms
East Street, Ashburton, TQ13 7AX
Under Offer
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen-Breakfast Room
  • Cloakroom-Utility
  • Five Double En-Suite Bedrooms
  • Courtyard with Parking
  • Ancillary Garden Building And Summerhouse/Home Office
  • Secluded Part Walled Garden

This impressive Grade II listed property has an imposing frontage along East Street, one of the oldest roads within Ashburton, containing some of the town's most historic and architecturally notable buildings.

Behind its sash-windowed Georgian facade is an interior full of large characterful rooms with numerous fireplaces, exposed timbering and stonework. The accommodation is spread over three floors with up to six double bedrooms and six bath/shower rooms, to suit a purchaser's preferences.

Moving to the outside, uniquely the property comes with two quality outbuildings - one being the garden kitchen and the second an office-style garden building .The garden kitchen building could be adapted to provide ancillary accommodation or home office/hobbies/studio space to the main house, subject to the required permissions/consents.

A secure courtyard with vehicular access at the side of the property along Hares Lane provides both a pleasant sitting-out space and parking, and lins up to a lovely secluded part-walled garden with freshly turfed lawn and wide variety of attractive shrubs and trees.

Location - Ashburton stands on the southern edge of Dartmoor National Park and whilst it is the largest town within the Park, has a village-like feel and spirit of community.

There is a great range of useful shops just five mintues' walk away including fish deli, artisan bakers, independent greengrocers, butchers, award winning delicatessen and pharmacy. Other close-to-hand amenities include the town Post Office, community arts centre, doctor's surgery, two dental practices and numerous cafes/eateries.

Accessibility is excellent with the A38 connecting Plymouth with Exeter and the national motorway network, whilst the towns of Totnes and Newton Abbot are both around twenty minutes by car and have mainline railway stations to London Paddington.

Council Tax Band: TBC
The Accommodation
A substantial timber-panelled door with two glazed bulls-eye panes opens to the entrance area with glazed inner door to the hall. On the left is Reception Room One - a room full of character with exposed beams and impressive granite inglenook fireplace.

Across the hall is Reception Room Two - previously used as a study but would also make a great snug or children's play room. There is a useful Cloakroom/utility off the hall and access to Reception Room Three positioned at the rear of the building overlooking the courtyard and with an elegant timber fireplace. This room could also be used as a Sixth Bedroom as it has a door in one corner of the room opening to a Shower Room/WC.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Which has an attractive range of modern units with timber worktops along with built-in appliances and american-style fridge-freezer. There is plenty of space for a table and chairs, exposed stone work along one wall and a door to the courtyard garden.
First Floor
Approached via a staircase from the main hall leading to a bright and airy landing with Three Double Bedrrooms off, - each with their own En-Suite.

The main bedroom has another fine marble fireplace and a lovely outlook torwards the green hills that form the backdrop for the town.
Second Floor
A staircase from the first floor landing rises to the second floor accommodation where there are Two Double Bedrooms incorporated within the roof space. Both rooms have exposed timber roof supports and sloping ceiling with inset roof windows. One room has an En-Suite Shower Room and there is a Shower Room off the landing serving the other bedroom.
Accessed from Hares Lane via secure large timber gates is a delightful private paved courtyard providing off-road parking as well as a pleasant sit-out ootdoor space for entertaining.

The courtyard also is home to the large garden kitchen building which is entered via a pair of French doors. This space could provide ancillary accommodation or could be adapted to a garage with workshop, studio/work space or annexe (subject to any necessary permissions). The building already has power, light, plumbing and a WC.

In addition to the garden kitchen is a separate high quality summerhouse, also with power and light and air conditioning. This room provides a beautiful outlook over the garden which would make it ideal as a creative space for a writer or artist. Adjacent to the summerhouse is a modern WC with wash hand basin.

A pathway connects to the part-walled garden which contains lots of of attractive and colourful shrubs and trees and has a newly turfed lawn. The garden has a sunny aspect and is a private escape not usually found with such a central and conveniently located property.
Council Tax
To be confirmed
Travelling west on the A38 between Exeter and Plymouth take the Linhay exit for Ashburton and follow signs for the town centre. The property will be found as you enter East Street, shortly afre the war memorial, on the left by the entrance to Hares Lane.


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.