Detached House: 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receptions

Offers in Excess of £475,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01803 863888

Key Features

  • Charming Detached Cottage
  • 3.5 Acres
  • Stables
  • Workshops
  • Rural outlook
  • Equestrian
  • Potential for updating/improving
  • Close to Littlehempston


A charming detached cottage which has been extended and set within 3.5 acres of paddock land boasting block built stables.

Fishacre Bridge Cottage is a characterful detached residence set within 3 ½ acres of land which is made up of workshops, paddock and stables enjoying a rural outlook and position. The accommodation on the ground floor benefits from an open living arrangement which includes the dining room and lounge. To the side of the reception accommodation is a fully fitted large kitchen which offers further access to the ground floor portion of the extension. The first floor of the property offers a master en-suite bedroom which provides access to the first floor extension accommodation, in addition to two further bedrooms and family bathroom. Further benefits of the property include a cast iron solid fuel burner, bottled gas central heating and exposed stone walling.

Fishacre Bridge Cottage offers great potential for purchasers looking for a secluded position with equestrian and workshop facilities. The tiny ancient Parish of Littlehempston is approximately 2 miles and has a lovely church and a popular community run inn (The Tally Ho). The surrounding countryside is delightfully unspoilt and provides excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits, particularly walking and riding. Nearby Totnes is about 4 miles and offers an interesting range of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, galleries and good educational provision. The River Dart is celebrated for sailing and rowing and the beautiful South Devon coast is less than 30 minutes drive. Other close by features include Dartington Hall and the Dart Valley steam railway. Totnes also benefits from a mainline station to London Paddington.

Entrance door to

RECEPTION HALL/DINING ROOM - 18' 1'' x 12' 0'' (5.52m x 3.66m)
With open tread staircase to first floor, oak flooring, spotlighting, power points and stone fireplace with woodburner inset and opening through to inner sitting room.

SITTING ROOM - 17' 10'' x 11' 9'' (5.44m x 3.57m)
With windows on two aspects, oak flooring and power points.

KITCHEN - 11' 9'' x 19' 10'' (3.57m x 6.04m)
With full range of worktops on three sides with granite tops and base cupboards and drawers with matching wall cupboards, one and a half tub stainless steel sink unit, Rangemaster stove with 5 hobs, hotplate, double oven with filter hood above in stainless steel, wine rack incorporated within units, ceramic tiled floor, ample power points and door to

BOOT ROOM - 4' 4'' x 4' 2'' (1.32m x 1.26m)
With ceramic tiled floor and door to outside.

With built-in cupboard and door to

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM/LIVING ROOM/PLAY ROOM - 16' 1'' x 13' 10'' (4.89m x 4.22m)
With spiral staircase to first floor, double patio doors to outside and door to

UTILITY ROOM/PREP. KITCHEN - 5' 10'' x 5' 9'' (1.77m x 1.74m)
With ceramic tiled floor, stainless steel sink unit with four plate hob.

With shower cubicle, low level flush WC and hand wash basin H&C with tiled walls, heated towel rail and extractor fan.Door from Play Room to:

OPEN FRONTED GARAGE AREA - 15' 9'' x 16' 6'' (4.79m x 5.03m)
Main staircase off Dining Hall to:

With open balustrade, 2 radiators, power points and doors to

BEDROOM 1 - 12' 9'' x 12' 2'' (3.89m x 3.71m)
With built-in wardrobe cupboard, hatch to roof space, power points and side area with door to:

With shower cubicle, low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and tiled walls with airing cupboard having hot water cylinder and Worcester LPG boiler for first floor radiators and domestic hot water.Door from Bedroom 1 gives access to further room also approached from its own staircase off the ground floor play room.Approached from its own spiral staircase or an intercommunicating door from the bathroom landing of Bedroom 1 is:

BEDROOM 4 - 18' 0'' x 15' 11'' (5.49m x 4.86m)
With ceiling below apex of roof in timber strip with exposed rafters, windows on two aspects with open balustrade to stairwell and spiral staircase leading up from first floor with door into Bedroom 1.

Off main landing with corner bath, pedestal hand wash basin and low level flush WC with shower fittings, tiled walls and linen cupboard.

Leading off the reception landing is access into an open plan area which could be separated up to provide a bedroom measuring 2.996 x 3.973m with open balustrade to main staircase, two radiators, fireplace and power points.Linen Cupboard.

BEDROOM 2 - 8' 9'' x 9' 10'' (2.67m x 2.99m)
With power points, hatch to roof space (no radiator).

BEDROOM 3 - 13' 2'' x 8' 7'' (4.01m x 2.61m)
With radiator and power points.

Adjoining the property and approached from the play room is a work shop 5.915m x 6.09m with vehicular folding doors, power and light and leading into further workshop area 6.273m x 3.914m with double doors leading into workshop area 3 3.181m x 9.752m (open fronted). A short distance from the house and outbuildings, along a private driveway is the stabling comprising 3 open fronted stores 4.427m deep with 3 bays 3.923m in width. Adjoining this and also open fronted is a loose box 3.015m x 4.427m. Adjoining the open fronted loose box is a series of 4 areas, an open fronted hay barn 3.582 x 3.6m, 2 stables 3.6m x 3m and an adjoining tack room of irregular shape with a maximum measurement of 3.6m reducing by 2m.

The land extends to 3 ½ acres and most is on the level and well drained.

Private water (not metered), drainage to septic tank, mains electricity.

From Totnes take the A381 towards Newton Abbot. Continue for about 1.5 miles, passing the Pig and Whistle public house and following the road as it bears gently left. Continue to Red Post Garage and take the left hand turn signed to Fishacre Barton. Continue along this lane, pass under the railway bridge, and you will see the property almost immediately on the right hand side accessed via a five bar gate.


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