Ref No: KE014-LI-SA59
Lane Cottrell are delighted to offer this impressive country estate with sporting rights situated within a beautiful wooded valley on the outskirts of the popular South Hams village of Yealmpton. This private smallholding is set within grounds of approximately 27 acres and includes a 7 bedroom farmhouse together with...
Lane Cottrell are delighted to offer this impressive country estate with sporting rights situated within a beautiful wooded valley on the outskirts of the popular South Hams village of Yealmpton. This private smallholding is set within grounds of approximately 27 acres and includes a 7 bedroom farmhouse together with an additional 8 stone built cottages that are suitable as either holiday homes or assured shorthold tenancy properties, subject to various consents.
The principal property offers spacious living accommodation and boasts many ornate features throughout the various reception rooms including beautiful open fireplaces and exposed stone wall features. There is a large country style kitchen with inglenook housing a Range cooker, study and ground floor cloakroom. On the first floor there is a master bedroom suite with substantial master en-suite incorporating a sauna. Further accommodation to the first floor includes a family bathroom and three additional bedrooms. Three further bedrooms and a bathroom are located on the second floor that also gives access to two attic rooms via a spacious landing/study area.
In addition to the principal residence there are eight stone built cottages that the current owners let on assured shorthold tenancy agreements which provides a substantial income with very little management. However, potential purchasers may choose to run a holiday letting business. We are advised by our client the current income derived from the letting units is circa £51,000 per annum; further details can be provided to prospective purchasers.
The principal property is approached via a private set of electric gates which lead to a gravelled driveway and courtyard. To the front of the house is a patio sun terrace with access to private lawn with mature shrub areas with a circular stone water feature. From the sun terrace, a path leads to an indoor swimming pool with seating area and windows looking out to the gardens.
Adjacent to the farmhouse and flanking the woodland is a large level garden area, mostly laid to lawn with a variety of well stocked shrub and floral featured borders. This area incorporates a large natural pond which attracts an abundance of wildlife. From the side gardens a bridge gives access over the river and provides access to the woodland which the owners suggest amounts to 13 acres with carefully considered guided paths and several summer houses.
There are nine stables (seven being block built) and three garages that are accessed via the front driveway with a secure electric gate. This driveway connects through to the paddock areas which include a field shelter and stables with water supply.
Three cottages named Woodpecker, Bullrush & Swan enjoyed private gated access which in turn leads to a service lane giving access to the paddock, side gardens and woodland areas.
The cottage ‘Woodpecker’ is an end terrace cottage with reverse style accommodation comprising three double bedrooms, bathroom & utility room on the ground floor with a sitting room with vaulted ceiling on first floor along with a kitchen & dining room. Outside there is a private courtyard garden area to front.
Bullrush Cottage is a mid-terrace house with two bedrooms, sitting room with vaulted ceiling incorporating a kitchen area and bathroom. There is a private garden area to front.
The Swan is a two double bedroom cottage with sitting room/kitchen diner and private garden area to front.
We are advised by the client the three properties are heated by individual oil fired central heating systems and also have their own individual supply for water and electric.
We gather the properties are rated individually with SHDC (applicants to verify this information on sale)
Additionally, there are five, two bedroom cottages with private access via a separate lane adjacent to the curtilage of the property. The properties have previously been used as holiday cottages.
We are advised the properties are allowed to be used as holiday cottages and gather they are rated individually with SHDC (applicants to verify this information on sale)
The five holiday cottages have their own Economy 7 heating system whilst have their own meters for water and a sub meter from the main house for electricity .
NB: Subject to gaining the required consents and separation of title and utility arrangements, the letting properties might be separated at some point away from the current curtilage.
WITHIN EASY REACH
Yealmpton is set in the beautiful South Hams countryside, situated just above the head of the Yealm estuary, with Dartmoor National Park to the north east and the Devon coastline to the south with its beautiful estuaries, river inlets and beaches. The city of Plymouth is just a short distance to the west and nearby Newton Ferrers which is located at the mouth of the River Yealm is revered for its sailing waters. The annual Yealmpton Show, which has been running since 1874, is held at nearby Kitley House. The village itself has a number of amenities including several shops, primary school, health centre, two pubs, restaurant, garage, post office and Church.
EFFORD FARM SERVICES:
Mains electricity and water, private oil tank and private drainage.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: G
The energy efficiency rating is a measure of the overall efficiency of a home. The higher the rating the more energy efficient the home is and the lower the fuel bills will be. The environmental impact rating is a measure of a home's impact on the environment in terms of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The higher the rating the less impact it has on the environment. The Energy Performance Certificate for this dwelling was produced following an energy assessment undertaken by a qualified assessor.