House Littlehempston, Totnes £925,000

Reference: 36539_10583337

4 bedroom House for sale: Littlehempston, Totnes

  • reception rooms 2
  • bedrooms 4
  • bathrooms 3
Reference: 36539_10583337

Key Features

  • Four Bedroom House
  • Three Bathrooms
  • An abundance of character
  • Three reception rooms including Garden Room with bi-fold doors
  • Kitchen Diner with flagstone floors
  • Southerly facing
  • Potential for garages and stabling
  • Formal well stocked walled garden needing minimum attention
  • Gardens and grounds approx. 3.6 acres


A detached Grade II listed quintessential thatched farmhouse with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, three reception rooms with formal walled garden and three acres.

All ready to move in, a quality renovated quintessential detached thatched farmhouse with formal walled garden and three-acre paddock.

Higher Court Farmhouse has been the subject of a full and complete renovation throughout, with carpets fitted awaiting its new owners, representing a good size family home within a rural yet accessible location a short distance from Totnes with valley and wooded views. The property has an abundance of character with flagstone floors and kitchen/diner and inner reception hall enjoying plenty of natural light throughout and good ceiling heights. Master Bedroom and en-suite with separate walk-in wardrobe. Guest Room also with en-suite and two further bedrooms which can be sectioned off with their own bathroom to create a more private guest quarter. Formal walled fully planted gently sloping paddock ideal for the equestrian enthusiast.Under this meticulous renovation all new plumbing and electric throughout, with a 6 Year CML Approved Professional Consultants Certificate (pending issue of certificate).A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate these sympathetic renovations allowing the natural features to come to the forefront.

Stone steps lead up to the front door under a solid wooden storm porch opening into an open plan kitchen/diner spanning the full length of the house with original flagstone floors, exposed chimney breast and hearth, enjoying plenty of natural light. Newly fitted kitchen with a range of under counter and wall mounted units, solid wooden worktops, range electric cooker, built-in Bosch dishwasher. Ground floor W.C. and separate utility. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Inner hall, reception room at the centre of the farmhouse, good ceiling heights, recessed spotlights, flagstone floor with window borrowing light from the garden room. New addition of the garden room with partial vaulted ceiling with recessed spotlights, bi-fold doors opening out onto the terrace. Separate cosy sitting room with inset gas fire, recessed spotlights and gable end window. Stairs rise to the main landing with views over the front gardens and to the valley beyond. Master Bedroom with original fireplace, en-suite with shower, W.C. hand wash basin and vanity unit with backlit mirror, chrome towel radiator. Bedroom Two/Guest Room and en-suite with shower, hand wash basin, W.C, with backlit mirror. with good ceiling height and recessed spotlights. Door leading to second hall with two good size further bedrooms and family bathroom with bath and shower over, hand wash basin, with backlit mirror and W.C.

The property is accessed by its own driveway between the farmhouse and the adjacent converted farmstead leading through to the parking area, formal walled garden with newly laid lawns and herbaceous borders, well stocked with a good range of specimens including pear, plum, apple and cherry trees, rhododendrons and dahlias. There is a pedestrian gate into the field and also a vehicular gate. The property is surrounded on two sides by the paddock the site amounting to 3.6 acres in total. Garden Room with bi-fold doors opens out onto the terrace with planting to the right giving seclusion and spectacular views across the valley, useful working outside privy. Potential space to create garage and stabling subject to planning to permission.

Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage. For some of the renovations there are some formal guarantees.

Local Authority
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE.

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