Heathfield, Tavistock

Sold STC £625,000

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A beautiful three bedroom barn conversion, located in a peaceful rural setting between Tavistock and Brentor. This stunning property is full of original character but has been cleverly improved by the current vendors to be as sustainable as possible, with many eco friendly features found throughout the house and garden, including solar energy and air source heating. The barn is reverse level with the living accommodation and kitchen on the first floor, to make the most of the fantastic views over Dartmoor and the grounds. The open plan living area is the heart of this home and has an incredible vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, feature fireplace, exposed stone walls and a Juliet balcony, there is also a mezzanine level above the kitchen which makes a great snug area. The country kitchen has built in appliances and a breakfast bar, with plenty of space for a family sized dining table. Downstairs are three bedrooms, two of which open out on to a courtyard garden, plus the family bathroom, separate cloakroom and a useful boot room. There is also plenty of under stairs storage and an airing cupboard. 

'The Cabin' was built in 2020 for use by family and friends and occasional Airbnb guests and has been finished to an excellent standard. Full height picture windows overlook the gardens and views, paired with a modern and stylish open plan interior. There is a kitchen area, cosy double bedroom, shower room with double shower cubicle and a mezzanine area to sleep additional guests. 

The grounds total approximately 1.5 acres, with the vendors trying to reintroduce as much native wildlife as possible in the planting and landscaping. Several greenhouses and vegetable beds, along with fruit cages and trees can be utilised for someone seeking a more sustainable lifestyle.

Wooden stable door with inset window leads to:

Tiled floor with underfloor heating, white single drainer sink unit with mixer tap built into wooden surround with cupboards and drawers under, exposed stone wall, radiator, part glazed door leading to hall, access to roof void, door to:

Suite in white comprising panelled bath with shower over with glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap set on vanity unit with cupboards and drawers under, low flush WC, tiled floor, double glazed window to side, dual fuel ladder style radiator/towel rail, part wood panelled walls, tiled floor with underfloor heating, inset ceiling lighting, extractor fan.

Low flush WC with concealed cistern, double glazed window to rear, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and light/shaver point over, tiled floor with underfloor heating, radiator, inset ceiling light.

Accessed via door from utility room with wooden tread staircase leading to first floor living area, understairs cupboards one housing hot water cylinder, further radiator, inset ceiling lighting, airing cupboard with slatted shelving, door to:

3.590m x 3.230m (11'9" x 10'7")
Double glazed full length French doors and fixed window either side leading onto small courtyard garden area, modern fitted wardrobe along one wall with a good range of hanging rails and shelving, radiator, wall lights over bed, inset ceiling lighting.

2.960m x 3.500m (9'9" x 11'6")
Double glazed window overlooking the rear, double glazed door to courtyard, built in wardrobes with pine doors, further storage cupboard with shelving, radiator.

3.011m x 2.150m (9'11" x 7'1")
Double glazed window overlooking the front, part panelled walls, fitted book shelves, radiator, inset ceiling light.


8.619m x 5.529m (28'3" x 18'1")
Good size room, full of character with features including vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, feature stone wall to the living room area with inset wood burning stove and hearth, double glazed doors opening to a Juliet balcony, door with side panel to front with granite steps leading down to the outside front of the property, two radiators, wood stripped floor leading into the dining area.  Wooden oak breakfast bar separates the kitchen area with a range of modern contemporary units in cream with chrome handles, base units under wooden roll edge work surfaces including corner space savers with pull out and turn wire baskets providing extra storage space, integrated fridge and freezer, integrated dishwasher, tiled surrounds, stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap.  To the corner of the kitchen area wall mounted oak shelves, inset built in Neff single oven and inset Neff induction hob with cooker hood over, double glazed window to side overlooking the countryside views and moors in the distance, stripped pine door leading to cupboard, ladder gives access to mezzanine storage area with restricted height.

Approached via a lane with track driveway shared with adjoining property which splits into own driveway with five bar gate leading into the property.  The property sits in the corner of its grounds and has mature gardens with lawns and a kitchen garden with vegetable beds.  The current owners have over the years worked hard to transform the gardens to allow the wildlife to thrive.  There are specimen trees and shrubs, natural hedge with trees to one boundary, greenhouses, good size parking area for several cars leading to a detached garage.  To the rear of the property is a small enclosed courtyard cottage garden with fig tree.  On the opposite side of the driveway there is the:

Enclosed by fencing and trees, the paddock has been left to thrive with mown paths providing walks around.  The focus here is a garden planted with edible fruits and native trees including apple, plum, pear and mulberry.  There are three types of hazelnut and productive fruit cages stocked with blueberry, blackberry, white currant and gooseberry.  There is an area left to go wild with brambles and bushes and a wildlife pond.  For those family get togethers or to sit and enjoy the surroundings is a wood framed open roundhouse with living roof.

Wooden steps up to double glazed patio doors into:

5.407m x 4.756m (17'8" x 15'7")
Raised log burner on a slate hearth, full length double glazed windows to the front with views, exposed beams, panelling to all walls, double glazed slit windows to side, two radiators, brushed anthracite USB plug sockets.

Wooden worktops, stainless steel sink with drainer, induction hob with calor gas oven and grill, integrated under counter fridge/freezer, wall mounted calor gas boiler.

3.058m x 2.455m (10'0" x 8'0")
Situated above the shower room via wooden ladder, porthole window overlooking woodlands, wall lights and space for a bed.

3.887m x 2.360m (12'9" x 7'9")
Built in king size bed with shelf above headboard, two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, radiator, exposed beams, panelling to all walls.

Modern white suite comprising double shower cubicle with mains powered shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, chrome ladder style radiator, extractor fan, obscured double glazed window to side, panelling. 

Mains electricity, water, private drainage, solar panels and air source electric heating.

There are solar panels that provides electricity for the property with the excess providing a top up for the hot water.

We understand the property is in band 'D' for council tax purposes by internet enquiry with West Devon Borough Council.    

By appointment with Kirby Estate Agents on 01822 612010.        

These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale.     


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