Berry Pomeroy, Totnes
County: Devon Sale Type: Freehold Reference: DRO02664 Category: Freehold
- Planning consent for five attached units and two detached Stone Barns
- Planning Reference: 03/1200/05/F
- Detached Five Bedroom Farmhouse
- 2 large Reception Rooms
- 2 large Attic Spaces
- Character features and fireplaces
- Garage/Utility/Boot Room
- Mature Gardens
- Far reaching views
Substantial courtyard of Victorian style stone and brick barns with planning consent for seven units (Five attached units and two detached units). Along with a detached 5-bedroom period farmhouse offering mature private gardens with garage/carport taking in some spectacular views over Totnes and towards Dartmoor.
Kingsbridge 19 miles approx., Dartmouth 14.2 miles approx., Exeter 27.3 miles approx., Plymouth 25.3 miles approx., Newton Abbot 9.3 miles approx. (London Paddington via Totnes train station approx. 2.45 hours).
Higher Weston Farm is located at the top of Bridgetown with far-reaching views over Historic Totnes towards Dartmoor. Set on the edge of this popular residential area of Bridgetown with open fields behind and a short cycle ride into the centre of Totnes. A bustling Elizabethan market town full of interest with a wide range of good local schools, shopping facilities and recreational pursuits including indoor swimming pool and boating opportunities on the river Dart. The A38 Devon expressway is approximately 6 miles away, allowing speedy access to the cities of Exeter and Plymouth and the country beyond. Main line rail links to London Paddington are also located in Totnes. The Farmhouse is in an elevated position with a wonderful outlook over Totnes and surrounding countryside.
Higher Weston Farmhouse has been in the same family for many years, offering a large family residence with five principal bedrooms with two further loft spaces having their own staircase. Two principal reception rooms with good ceiling heights and some original window shutters, exposed stone chimney breast with inset woodburner with a pretty formal façade facing Weston Lane with mature gardens and lawned area offering plenty of space for the green fingered. Useful utility/boot room area at the rear of the garage. The house is offered on its own with gardens or incorporated as a whole with the Barn Development currently offered with planning consent for seven barn conversions, six of them being in a courtyard setting with one larger detached stone barn. The barns still retain some original features with some cobbled flooring, with stone and brick work, predominantly slate roofing with some corrugated roof sheeting a small part being of concrete fibre/asbestos.
Lot 1 - Barns GUIDE PRICE £995,000
Planning consent for five attached units and two detached Stone Barns
Some with private gardens
Some with courtyard gardens
Planning Reference: 03/1200/05/F
A courtyard of Victorian style stone and brick barns with planning consent for seven units (Five attached units and two detached units).
Detached three storey stone barns set in an elevated position with its own gardens and grounds, taking in some splendid views over towards Dartmoor offering five
bedrooms, three bathrooms, three reception rooms and kitchen/diner.
Unit one end terrace with master bedroom ensuite, two bedrooms, bathroom with open plan living.
Unit two mid terrace with courtyard fronted and private garden to the rear offering three bedrooms, three bathrooms and kitchen/diner open plan living.
Unit three offering four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen/diner and utility store.
Unit four offering its own private rear garden, five bedrooms, three bathrooms and open plan living room/kitchen diner.
Unit five with courtyard garden offering four bedrooms, three bathrooms, large living area with dining room/kitchen.
Unit six detached stone barn in the courtyard setting with open plan living, master bedroom ensuite, separate W.C. with courtyard garden.
Please refer to plans for confirmation of layout.
The barns have a Certificate of Lawfulness regarding the planning permission - documents are available from the Agent.
Services to the Barns
Purchaser to make their own arrangements for electricity connection. Mains water in the road outside the barns, purchaser to maintain a mains water supply to the farmhouse, as the main water pipe crosses through the barns.
Lot 2 - Farmhouse GUIDE PRICE £900,000
Two large Reception Rooms
Far reaching views
2 Large Attic Spaces
Entering through the main front door under storm porch into a tiled entrance hall with stripped wooden doors leading off to the sitting room with dual aspect with
some original window shutters, impressive stone fireplace with inset woodburner and stone hearth taking in some splendid views over Totnes. Dining Room with front aspect and window shutters. Open stone fireplace (currently capped off), rear utility room with exposed chimney breast (would suit a variety of other uses/or formal reception room), currently housing the gas boiler. Useful understairs
cupboard, light and airy open plan Kitchen/Diner with original exposed stonework, a range of undercounter units with slate counter between the kitchen and the dining
room, wall mounted wooden fronted units with worktop and tiled splashback, space for dishwasher. Oil fired Rayburn (heats the hot water), space for electric cooker and space for fridge. Good size pantry. Dining area in more recent years has been extended to create a light and airy dining space with double doors opening out onto the patio with views across the mature gardens and lawns. From the kitchen/diner with door through giving access to the utility area with W.C., range of undercounter units, plumbing for washing machine, sink and drainer, useful storage cupboard. External door into the Garage/Carport.
Stairs rise from the main entrance hall with stripped balustrade to half landing with a window allowing plenty of natural light. First floor landing with doors leading off
to five bedrooms, two large ensuite bedrooms with plenty of space for additional wardrobe storage, ensuite with a shower, hand wash basin, W.C. and bidet. Master
Ensuite to the front with hand wash basin, W.C. and large shower enclosure enjoying splendid views over Totnes and Dartmoor. Three further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom with hand wash basin, W.C., P shaped bath with shower over.
Stairs rise to the Second Floor:
Second floor to the loft space divided into two large gable end spaces with gable end windows, access to under eaves storage, exposed wooden floorboards and radiators. Between these two rooms there is a useful store which was used to store apples and could be made into a bathroom (subject to any necessary planning consents).
Gardens and Outside
The property is accessed over a driveway between the barns and the farmhouse leading to its own garage/carport with attached stone outhouses. Formal frontage to the farmhouse, space for pots, mature shrubs and planting to the front. Main Garden is accessed through double doors leading from the dining area to a secluded patio with steps leading up to an open lawned area with an array of trees, planting with a bay tree and vegetable beds. Further garden area and greenhouse (as identified by the plan). The garden will be narrowed from its current position to make a splay into the parking area for the barns (please refer to the plan).
Mains electricity, mains water, mains drainage and mains gas. Oil fired Rayburn providing hot water. Gas central heating.
Strictly by appointment through Rendells Estate Agents Tel: 01803 863888. No access without being accompanied by a Rendells Representative.
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE
From the Plains in Totnes take the Bridgetown Road over the old Bridge, taking the first right on to Seymour Road, continuing onto Pathfields, passing the primary school on your right, take the next right onto Weston Lane, continue down the hill up the other side passing a convenience store on your left. Continue to the top of the hill and take a right to stay on Weston Lane the property can be found on your right.
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