Didworthy is a charming rural hamlet on the fringes of the moor, offering idyllic views and surroundings. Perfect for dog walking, hacking with bridle paths onto the nearby high moor and with the village of South Brent a short drive away. The property is within easy walking distance of Shipley Bridge, which is a starting point for many walks in the Avon Dam area or onto the beautiful moorland of the Dartmoor National Park.
A spacious two double bedroom semi-detached bungalow offering potential for further conversion into the loft space to create extra bedrooms, positioned in a rural moorland hamlet on the outskirts of South Brent, surrounded by charming scenery and landscapes. The property also benefits from stabling for two horses and two ponies with small adjacent paddock/turnout area, private gardens including vegetable garden. Just to the south-east of the property is a further approximately 4 acres of attractive pasture land laid to five convenient paddocks and with the benefit of natural water supply from streams and springs.
Accessed via a wooden framed single glazed obscured glass panelled door into the:
Staircase rising to the loft room. Radiator, built in storage cupboard, central heating thermostatic control switch, radiator and exposed wood flooring.
15' 11'' x 10' 7'' (4.85m x 3.23m)
Brick fire surround with open grate, tiled mantel and hearth. Window overlooking the front garden.. Picture rail, radiator and exposed wood flooring.
10' 11'' x 10' 2'' (3.34m x 3.11m)
Contains a matching range of wall mounted and base units with rollED edge worksurface over incorporating a stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer tap. Space for free standing range style double width oven, oil fired boiler, vinyl flooring and sliding wooden framed single glazed obscured door giving access to the:-
UTILITY ROM/SIDE PORCH
Wooden framed doors giving access to the front and rear with plumbing for a washing machine, space for a fridge and freezer.
5' 5'' x 9' 10'' (1.66m x 2.99m)
White suite comprising panelled bath with wall mounted mains shower over, vanity unit wash basin with storage beneath and low level W.C. Obscure glazed window to rear. Built in airing cupboard, part tiled walls, ceiling mounted lighting, radiator and laminate flooring.
10' 6'' x 11' 11'' (3.21m x 3.63m)
Window affording a view over the front garden. Built in storage cupboards, ceiling mounted lighting, radiator and carpeted flooring.
12' 0'' x 10' 6'' (3.65m x 3.21m)
Window overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling mounted lighting, radiator and carpeted flooring.
LOFT ROOM (PRESENTLY USED AS A BEDROOM)
27' 9'' x 10' 11'' (8.47m x 3.33m)
3 double glazed velux windows to front and rear. Built in eaves storage space, ceiling mounted lighting and carpeted flooring. The loft room could easily be converted to create two separate rooms if desired, subject to satisfying any relevant regulations.
The front garden has been mostly laid to lawn with a concrete pathway leading up to the main canopied entrance to the property. The rear garden is also laid mostly to lawn with a selection of shrubs, bedding plants and small trees with a pathway leading up to the rear access track and parking/stable area.
STABLES, FURTHER GARDEN/VEGETABLE SECTION AND TURNOUT PADDOCK
Situated to the higher side of the drive/track is a vegetable paddock with 15’0 x 8’0 Polytunnel, which is separately fenced by post and rail from a further paddock/turnout area, which is bordered by Devon hedge banks and semi-mature trees and which directly adjoins:-
RANGE OF STABLES AND BUILDINGS
Range of two Stables and Tack Room (26’0 x 12’0 approx) of block work and timber construction under a sheeted roof with concrete floor and mains electric and water with concrete apron to front and with further Stable/Pony Box (15’0 x 10’0) of concrete block construction to 3’0 and timber cladding above under sheeted roof and further:
Lean-to/Covered Back Yard/Store (approx. 26’0 x 11’0) with part concrete floor and small further Lean-to Store (10’0 x 6’0) under sheeted roof and open to sides.
Located just to the south-east of the property and adjoining a bridle path lies 3.96 acres (1.60 hectares) of permanent pasture land currently laid to five convenient paddocks being gently south and south-west facing with extensive views over Didworthy and South Dartmoor beyond.
The land is bordered by Devon hedge banks with various semi mature broadleaf trees providing shelter and fenced with stock fencing and post and rail internal paddock boundaries. Access to the land is both by a 15’0 wide double wooden gateway as well as a further 12’0 metal gateway leading onto the bridle track to the north. The land benefits from natural water supplies from the stream which runs through the centre of the land and provides an attractive feature with other sections of the land having small habitat/wildlife areas and also a fenced chicken run area.
From Totnes head to South Brent on the A385. From the centre of South Brent continue along Church Street, through Wellington Square, passing St Petroc's Church on the left-hand side. Proceed over the railway bridge, and turn left signposted to Aish and Didworthy. Continue along this country lane, out of the village and up the hill, through the hamlet of Aish. Follow the road for approximately 1½ miles, along the River Avon. Turn right onto the no-through road signposted to Didworthy. Drive along this road, around the corner, and proceed up the hill. Turn left at the sign for Didworthy Bungalows and continue around behind the properties. Parking can be found in front of the stables and the garden gate opposite leads to the bungalow.