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Moor Road, Ipplepen, Devon, TQ12

Guide price £800,000

Under offer

6 Beds 2 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: EXE210003

A beautiful Victorian farm house located on the edge of a popular South Devon village


  • Traditional Victorian farmhouse
  • Annexe and ancillary accommodation
  • Offering significant scope for improvement
  • Half an acre of grounds
  • Far reaching views
  • Village edge location
  • Superb family home and entertaining space
  • Many historic features
  • No onward chain


Situation Located in an elevated and prominent position on the rural edge of the extremely popular village of Ipplepen in the heart of South Devon. Betwixt the market towns of Newton Abbot and Totnes yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle yet conveniently located. Ipplepen has an abundance of useful amenities including an active preschool and an excellent primary school, with a further range of both independent and state secondary education within easy reach including Stover and St Christopher's schools. There is an excellent village shop, as well as a post office, medical centre, church, public house and nearby garden centre and 18 hole golf course, more comprehensive facilities can be found at either Totnes or Newton Abbot both with mainline railway links to London. The area represent a truly wonderful lifestyle investment, ideally located for everything that Devon has to offer with the National Park of Dartmoor to the West, the holiday resorts of Torbay to the East and easy access to the beautiful sandy beaches of the South Hams, all within around half an hour to the county capital of Exeter. Description Offering a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial family home, this former farmhouse probably dates from the late Victorian era, symmetrically constructed and imposingly proportioned with bright spacious rooms under tall ceilings this significant family home offers extensive accommodation extending to 3,581 square feet. Set within half an acre of remarkably level grounds, which are secure for children and animals, as well as enjoying a surprising level of privacy. Well maintained, this beautiful home offers significant space as well as further scope for improvement to create a fine family home. Accommodation This five bedroom period farmhouse of character is set just outside the attractive village, the principal house is arranged over 2 floors with loft space and comprising 3 reception rooms, kitchen breakfast room and utility, cloakrooms and domestic offices, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. The house is well designed with grand faades, south facing with generous ceiling proportions bathing the sunny bright accommodation from the large picture windows. The ground floor plays host to extensive and generous reception accommodation. The farm house style kitchen would easily accommodate a sizable breakfast table, beyond this is useful utility room. A more recent extension houses the former offices and reception for the adjacent caravan park, which could be easily developed further. To the front of the house are the formal dining room and impressive sitting room, behind this is a further reception room repeatedly the former dairy more recently used as a study. The first floor accommodation is set around a wide and impressive hallway giving access to the five bedrooms and family bathroom. Gardens and grounds Set within approximately 0.5 acre of landscaped gardens which orientated to the South and west, the majority of the grounds lie in front of the house, and enjoy a high degree of privacy. Largely level and lawned, at the far corner a timber constructed summer house. In addition to the principal house, to the Northern side of the house, is a static caravan which can be used as ancillary accommodation with the possibility to upgrade this. Accessed from the shared driveway to the Caravan park is a private driveway to the property with parking for a number of vehicles