An imposing five Bedroom Farmhouse set in 7 acres of gardens, pasture, meadow with modern barns. Set in the heart of the South Devon countryside representing a rare opportunity to create a country residence, would suit equestrian enthusiasts.
Newton Abbot approx. 4.7 miles, Totnes approx. 7.7 miles, Plymouth approx. 29 miles, Exeter approx. 24 miles. (London Paddington via Newton Abbot Train Station approx. 2.15 hours).
Levaton Farmhouse has been a cherished family home for many years and in its time has been extended to create a super open plan Sitting/Dining area taking in views over the gardens and valley beyond. Offering 5 Bedrooms and further potential to extend up into the loft space (subject to any necessary Planning consents). Set in an elevated position surveying over its own mature gardens and lawns. Particular feature is the vaulted ceiling extension with dual aspect making the most of its position with farmhouse style kitchen with Aga and original tiled floor in the main entrance hall along with marble surround fireplace in the sitting room giving character and a warm feel throughout. The meadow and pastureland attached to the property is gently sloping with detached (60 x 40) agricultural Barn (built by Michael Thorne) and (45 x 20) newer Barn great for the creation of a small holding or equestrian purposes.
Entering under covered veranda into glazed inner porch, opening into the inner hallway with original tiling with doors leading off to the drawing room with bay fronted window and dual aspect with open fireplace and marble surround taking in views over the gardens and valley. Open plan sitting/dining room with vaulted ceiling, velux window and dual aspect making the most of the views over the mature gardens with double doors leading out onto the garden. Marble surround fireplace with inset woodburner. Good size farmhouse kitchen with a range of wooden and undercounter units, dresser style wall hung display cabinet with sliding doors, the original chimney breast with Aga Range and double Belfast sink with mixer taps and views over the rear gardens. Off from the kitchen there is a rear entrance porch with space for coats and boots. Ground Floor has a good utility area with understairs cupboard/additional boot room. Utility thought to be the original pantry with slate/stone worktop re-incorporated from previous shelving, tiled floor, space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Plenty of additional storage cupboards and pantry in the hall. Ground Floor Bathroom with hand wash basin, W.C., with large shower enclosure.
Main staircase rises from the entrance hall with halfway landing with picture window framing the valley beyond.
First Floor offering four good size main Bedrooms, the Master Bedroom to the front overlooking the valley and gardens, original corner inset fireplace and good ceiling height. Main Family Bathroom with separate shower enclosure, bath and mixer shower tap attachment, hand wash basin, W.C. three further Bedrooms, one with built-it in cupboards either side of the chimney breast. Bedroom 5 currently used as an office with views over the rear lawns, this bedroom can be assessed via the back staircase and can be separated off from the rest of the bedroom accommodation.
Stone Outhouses to the rear with tap and a granite trough, plenty of storage ideal for workshop or garden equipment. Also, a gardeners’ W.C.
Farmhouse gardens and outside. The property is approached by its own stone walled entrance with driveway leading to parking for four or five vehicles with detached large garage with electricity and water. To the side and the rear of the property mainly laid to lawns with patio and gravelled terracing to the front enjoying some splendid views over the valley with brick paved dining area set in the secluded part of the garden enjoying views over the expansive lawns, there are fruit and vegetable growing areas and greenhouse and wildlife area with a spring running down the side with plenty of scope for the green fingered.
Land and Barns
A detached Michael Thorne Barn measuring (60 x 40) built circa 1995 with electricity and mains water, there are two block built calving pens in the barn with concrete yard to the front and an additional more recent Barn (45 x 20) with open front. Gate leading out into the meadow and pasture. Thorn Barn - there may be further potential for change of use (subject to any necessary Planning consents), this has not been explored by the current owners.
Main’s electricity, private drainage, gas fired boiler (Flo Gas LPG), mains water.
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot. TQ12 4XX.