Culver Lane

Bungalow: 2 beds

Offers in the Region of £395,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01803 863888

Key Features

  • Detached Bungalow
  • Potential for Improvement
  • Large Mature Plot
  • Development Potential
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Garages
  • Workshop and Stores
  • Timber Chalet


Interesting detached pre-war bungalow for improvement on a superb large mature plot with development potential (subject to planning consent).

Highfield occupies an impressive predominantly level plot off Culver Lane, a country road of good quality privately situated properties about 1 mile from Rattery. This favoured South Hams village is attractive and unspoilt with ancient parish church, noted local inn (The Church House) and lively village hall which hosts many interesting events. The surrounding countryside is very scenic with many opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Dartington is about 3 miles and is a world-renowned centre for performing arts and progressive education. The celebrated South Hams town of Totnes is about 5 miles and provides an interesting range of shops, restaurants, cafes, galleries, recreational and educational provision and a mainline stations to London Paddington. Access to the A38 dual carriageway is about 2.5 miles a from the property with the Dartmoor National Park and beautiful South Devon coast both within short motoring distance.

Highfield presents an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase a property with enormous potential. This spacious older style bungalow offers two bedroomed accommodation of excellent proportions, providing scope for improvement or enlargement subject to consents. The grounds are an outstanding feature and include garages, workshop, stores and a good sized timber chalet. There are extensive grassed areas, patio and terraces and a superb mature orchard. It is considered that there is genuine potential for the development of up to two further dwellings within the grounds, subject to planning approval.To conclude; Highfield is a delightfully situated older style property in extensive grounds, offering several interesting possibilities for future development if desired.

Upvc double glazed conservatory front porch with light wooden floor. Door to:

RECEPTION ROOM/HALL - 20' 7'' x 10' 0'' (6.27m x 3.05m)
Front aspect windows. Brick fireplace with fitted woodburning stove. Hatch to roof space. Telephone point. Night storage heater. Doors to:

SITTING ROOM - 20' 7'' x 9' 11'' (6.27m x 3.02m)
Rear aspect window with outlook over garden. Feature brick fireplace with raised hearth and fitted woodburning stove. Night Storage heater. French doors to conservatory.Door from Reception Room/Hall (previously mentioned) to inner lobby with airing cupboard. Cylinder and immersion heater. Doors to:

KITCHEN - 11' 10'' x 9' 2'' (3.60m x 2.79m)
Rear aspect window with views over garden. Full height vaulted ceiling of exposed beams, velux window and roof storage space. Kitchen fitted with a range of wall and base units, rolled edge worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Inset sink with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine and appliance space. Electric cooker point. Ceramic tiled floor. Spotlight track.

Part tiled with white suite comprising corner shower cubicle and electric shower unit above, pedestal wash basin, wall mirror and shaver point. W.C. Electric fan and towel rail.From Reception Hall (previously mentioned) door to:

BEDROOM 1 - 11' 1'' x 10' 0'' (3.38m x 3.05m)
Front aspect window. Night storage heater.

BEDROOM 2 - 11' 1'' x 9' 11'' (3.38m x 3.02m)
Rear aspect window. Extensive built in wardrobe. Drawer unit. Night storage heater.Doors from Sitting Room (previously mentioned) to:

uPVC double glazed with lovely outlook over garden. Double glazed French doors to garden. Laminated flooring.

A secluded and private entrance with side pillars leads onto a gravelled parking area, shaded by mature trees. There is a substantial timber framed store and carport and a single garage with double wooden doors. Double wooden gates and wide gravelled pathway lead down to the bungalow. There is a feature well with stone surround. The garden and grounds and predominantly level or gently sloping with extensive enclosed areas, superb stock of shrubs and flowers bordered by mature trees. Access to attached single garage, approached through door. Pathways either side of the property lead to an extensive rear garden and mature orchard and some fine established fruit trees. Extensive timber chalet/garden stores. About 0.75 acres.

From Totnes, take the A385 to Dartington and go straight ahead on the A385 at the roundabout. After 3 miles, turn right into Culver Lane. Continue for about 0.25 miles and the entrance to Highfield will be seen on the left hand side. (Fairly concealed so you need to look closely).


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