Price £499,950 - Sold

  • Architecturally Extended
  • Large Open Plan Kitchen/Diner
  • Character Features
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Private Landscaped Garden
  • Close to Town

Architecturally Extended - 4 Double Bedrooms - Large Open Plan Kitchen/Diner - Private Landscaped Garden - Character Features - Close to Town

Park View is located in the centre of the Stannary town of Ashburton. Ashburton sits on the edge of the stunning Dartmoor National Park and a short distance from the River Dart, making it a hotspot for outdoor activities including hiking, kayaking, climbing and riding. It is also located conveniently just off the A38 Devon Expressway, providing a direct link to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter as well as the M5, so is a perfect location for commuters.

Ashburton not only lies at the foot of Dartmoor but also at the gateway to The South Hams, with beautiful rolling countryside and picturesque beaches and coastline this is a very desirable area, and a popular holiday destination.

The bustling market town of Newton Abbot is approximately 8 miles from Ashburton, and has a wide range of high street shops, several supermarkets, leisure facilities, hospital and A&E department, as well as a mainline railway station reaching London Paddington in around 2.5 hours.

Built in 1884, Park View is a former Station Masters house. Set over three stories it benefits from stunning views across the open hillside opposite. The property has been sympathetically restored and extended by the current owners, an award-winning designer and a keen gardener. It is full of beautiful character features with a slight modern twist.

The property has been rewired, had a new gas combination boiler and benefits from under floor heating in the contemporary extension. There are two bespoke bathrooms and an Alno kitchen. With its beautifully landscaped lawned garden, this property has a huge amount to offer a growing family.

As you enter the property you are greeted by a generous sized living room. The room is flooded with light due to a large floor to ceiling sash bay window at the front. The room has stripped wooden floor boards, and an impressive high ceiling with coving and ceiling rose, along with a beautiful open fireplace with Minsterstone surround.

As you move towards the back of the property you enter the modern architecturally designed extension. This room is stunning, flooded with light from large windows and bi-fold doors, this really is the heart of the home and is designed to bring the outside in, with ground level windows you have garden glimpses from all angles.

The kitchen is housed in what remains of the original property, it has everything required for modern day living, including built in dishwasher, built in microwave housing, a Belling range with electric oven and 7 ring gas burner, and room for a large American style fridge freezer, along with an abundance of cupboard storage and work top space.

The open plan large dining/living space, is used by the current owners as a multi-functional space, with room for a large dining table and space for lounge furniture, this is a room that can be used by the family at any time of day, all year round. Leading out from the extension is a slate patio area, which is incredibly private and a space perfect for alfresco dining.

From here there are steps leading up to the lawned landscaped garden, filled with an abundance of plants and borders, it is a real oasis of calm and tranquillity, designed and planted to encourage wildlife. Along with the planted areas there is also a large level lawned area, ideal for children`s play equipment. There are steps leading to the back of the garden, where there is a secluded pond area from here you have views across to the hills opposite. On this level there is also a Summer House.

The Summer House is constructed out of pressure treated spruce, and is fully insulated and plaster boarded with first fix electrics, as well as a toilet, and mains drainage. This could be an ideal space for a home office, teenagers bedroom, or guest suite. There is also a separate storage shed attached.

On the first floor of Park View are two of the four double bedrooms. The first room at the back of the property is a good size, with an original feature fireplace and a sash window. The second double is also found on this floor at the front of the property. This is a large room, with wooden floorboards, a working fireplace, original cornice and ceiling rose, and two sash windows to the front of the property, flooding the room with light. On this level is also a bespoke designed shower room, with walk in rainfall shower, solid burnt oak work top with inset glass detail by renown sculptor Michael Fairfax. There is also an Inset mirror surrounded with wooden mosaic tiling made from recycled Thai fishing boats. There is also a utility space in the form of a large double breast cupboard, which houses both the washing machine and tumble dryer and has plenty of storage and shelving above for linen.

On the top floor is the master bedroom, this room is stunning and has been designed to make the most of the space, with the ceiling being vaulted with exposed beams, it is incredibly light and spacious. It comes complete with large handmade built in wardrobes, complete with drawers, hanging space and shelving. There is a paddle staircase up to a mezzanine level, which is very light due to a Velux window, and benefits from views of Dartmoor. This is an ideal space for additional storage or home office. There is a further double bedroom on the top floor, this room also has a mezzanine level which can fit a king sized mattress. On this floor there is also the family bathroom, this room has been partially tiled with travertine marble and there is both a shower cubicle and deep bathtub which is positioned to maximise views over the hills. There is also a wall hung Duravit basin with drawer storage underneath.


Gas Central Heating, Mains Water and Drainage

Council Tax Band

Local Authority
Teignbridge District Council

Viewing Arrangements
Strictly by Appointment with Agent

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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