Set within delightful orchard gardens and with stunning views over the River Dart, this superb 6-7 bedroom waterfront family home is presented to an exceptional standard.
The attractive Binham Cottage provides flexible accommodation, blending modern design with the original 16th Century period cottage giving the rare combination of period charm with contemporary practicality. The upper floor contains an enormous characterful living room with vaulted ceiling, a wood burner and Juliet balcony with stunning views overlooking the River Dart. Binham Cottage is in immaculate condition tucked away in its beautifulgarden setting.The property is ideal for entertaining with a large open plan kitchen and dining / breakfast room which has bi-folding doors leading directly onto the terrace for al fresco dining and with views over the orchard gardens and the River Dart.The bedroom accommodation is generous and well-appointed. The impressive central staircase forms part of a clever extension, with floor to ceiling glazing that maximises the light. There are six bedrooms, four bathrooms in total in the Main house.The Boat House StudioThe Charming Boat House Studio provides lovely annexe accommodation to the main house, containing a high-quality sitting room / bedroom, kitchen and shower room. Log burner. Garden store room.Gardens and groundsThe extensive and secret gardens set Binham Cottage apart from other properties in the area and ensures optimum privacy. There are a number of established specimen trees and an orchard of fruit trees that slope gently away from the house. There is a gate at the bottom of the garden giving direct access to the village green, known as the Ham, and the River Dart. The riverside location of Binham Cottage with its lovely gardens and immaculate house, can only be described as enchanting and highly desirable.
Binham Cottage is ideally located for exploring the stunning and diverse surrounding countryside, and provides an exceptional waterfront lifestyle.The River Dart is arguably one of Britain's most beautiful tidal estuaries. The Dittisham peninsula is approximately 2 miles upstream from the town of Dartmouth and at this point the river is at its widest, being almost a mile wide at high tide, making it ideal for dinghy sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and paddle boarding.The village of Dittisham lies within a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are two popular pubs (The Ferry Boat and The Red Lion) and a riverside café (The Anchor Stone). The Red Lion has a village shop and post office within it. There are further shopping facilities and restaurants in the nearby towns of Dartmouth and Totnes.There are a number of spectacular beaches along the South Hams coast, including Bigbury and Bantham, and Blackpool Sands which is a blue flag award winning beach for the quality of its water and set in outstanding natural beauty. Thurlestone beach is superb for families with golden sand, clean waters and a lifeguard during the summer.Communications are good with the A38 dual carriageway approximately 15 miles to the north providing fast access to the M5 motorway at Exeter. There are regular rail services from Totnes to London Paddington taking from 2 hours 42 minutes and also from Exeter St Davids. There are an increasing number of domestic and international flights from Exeter airport.