Sydenham Damerel, Tavistock

For Sale £595,000

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A beautifully appointed, three bedroom detached barn conversion set in Sydenham Damerel, near Tavistock. Located in the heart of this pretty hamlet, with views of St Mary's Church tower from the garden, this property is full of character throughout and sits on an impressive quarter of an acre plot with a south westerly aspect. The barn is accessed via gates and along a sweeping gravel driveway with ample parking plus an EV car charging point. An open porch with granite post welcomes you into the entrance hall, with a useful downstairs cloakroom and space for coats. Next is an impressive sitting room which has dual aspect windows and an array of period features including exposed beams, wooden doors and lintels and multi-fuel burner with slate hearth, plus a library style wall of built in shelving, ideal for any avid book or antique collectors. Doorways lead in to a recently fitted kitchen and a separate dining room, which has further shelving and French doors overlooking the garden. The country style kitchen has a Belfast sink with integrated appliances including dishwasher and fridge plus a range cooker and double larder cupboard. Upstairs are three double bedrooms and the stylish family bathroom. The main bedroom benefits from two built in cupboards and a shower cubicle plus vanity sink. There is also plenty of eaves storage on this level.

Externally the gardens are a real selling feature of the property, with a sunny south westerly aspect and a mixture of mature plants and trees. There is a large patio area directly outside the barn for entertaining, with a path leading to an attractive garden room/home office. This versatile space is currently used as a hobbies/music room and is fully insulated with beautiful views over the garden from large sliding patio doors. The gardens are level with a neatly manicured lawn, to the far corner is a vegetable/fruit tree garden. There is an additional large stone outbuilding used as a utility/store room. 

Good size covered entrance with granite pillar, solid wooden door gives access to:

Tiled floor, double glazed window to rear, radiator, cloaks cupboard, door with granite lintel over to the sitting room, door to:

Suite in white comprising low flush w.c, corner wash hand basin with mixer tap, extractor fan, radiator, tiled floor.

8.27m x 4.26m (27'2" x 14'0")
A beautiful and well proportioned double aspect reception room with feature recessed multi fuel burner upon a slate hearth with granite lintel over, with double glazed windows to front and rear, TV point, two radiators, library style fitted bookcases, stairs rising to first floor, doors off to ground floor accommodation. The room benefits from many character features such as beamed ceilings and oak lintels over the windows.

4.40m x 2.94m (14'5" x 9.8")
Kitchen with a range of base units and drawers under granite work surfaces, matching upstands, wall cupboards and open display shelves, larder cupboard with drawers, integrated fridge and dishwasher, range cooker with LPG five ring hob, induction two ring hob with griddle, two ovens, grill and warming drawer, Belfast sink with mixer tap, Pvcu double glazed door to garden, double glazed window to rear, tiled flooring, ladder style radiator, exposed beamed ceiling, door to:

4.013m max x 2.85m (13'2" x 9'4")
Oak flooring, exposed beamed ceiling, book shelves to one wall, radiator, double glazed French doors to garden, door to sitting room.

Access to roof space.

4.08m x 3.27m (13'5" x 10'9")
Double glazed window to rear, vanity area with wash hand basin and mixer tap, built in wardrobes, shower cubicle with mains shower and glazed folding door, wall lights, radiator.

3.575m x 2.790m (11'8" x 9'2")
Double glazed window to rear, radiator.

3.393m x 2.989m (11'1" x 9'9")
Part sloping ceiling with restrictive height, double glazed velux window to side, exposed beams, radiator.

White suite comprising P shaped bath with mixer tap and mains shower over, glazed screen, low flush w.c, with concealed cistern, wash hand basin built into vanity unit with mixer tap, cupboards under, radiator/towel rail, eaves storage, velux window to rear, exposed beamed ceiling, tiled flooring, sloping ceiling with some height restriction.

The property is set in approximately 0.25 of an acre of mature gardens and is accessed via gate leading to gravel driveway with parking for several cars and benefitting from an EV charging point. Natural stone walls enclose the front with attractive flower borders stocked with established shrubs and bushes.

The rear garden enjoys a sunny aspect with a good sized patio area to the rear off the kitchen providing an ideal place to entertain whilst enjoying the garden. The patio leads to a large lawn with borders and trees.  To one side beyond a border hides a productive vegetable garden. A pathway takes you to a detached stone outbuilding/store.

4.953m x 3.987m (16'3" x 13'1")
Built approximately five years ago and with the remainder of the ten year warranty.  This impressive versatile space could be used as a luxury garden room overlooking the garden and enjoying the countryside views, as a home office or hobbies room.  It is fully insulated with power and lighting.  Large double glazed sliding doors open to the garden and provides another spot to enjoy the garden and peaceful surroundings on those less warmer days.

7.467m x 3.505m (24'6" x 11'6")
Detached outbuilding, stone built with granite pillars and part wood cladding with slate roof, currently divided into two areas to provide a utility room together with a workshop/gym.

The utility area has space and plumbing for a washing machine and additional appliances. There is a window to one side, wash hand basin and access to the gardeners' loo which is fitted with a low level w.c.

An opening leads into the workshop which is dual aspect with windows to both the front and rear aspects, exposed beams and is currently used as a gym and storage area.

Mains electricity, water and private drainage.  LPG fired central heating.

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

By appointment with Kirby Estate Agents on 01822 612010.

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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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