Manor Farm is a spacious, detached farmhouse offering flexible accommodation with an adjoining two-bedroom annexe. The property benefits from extensive outbuildings providing conversion potential subject to the necessary consents as well as providing equestrian facilities with stabling. Manor Farm is set in grounds of approximately 5.6 acres and enjoys a highly sought-after position in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to the Dart river.
The well-proportioned sitting room features a stone-built fireplace with a large bay window. The family room adjoins the sitting room in a semi open-plan layout offering a wealth of natural light through the vaulted ceiling, skylights and French doors which open out onto the garden. There is also a store room adjoining the sitting room which could be used for additional reception space or as a study if required. The 30ft kitchen and breakfast room has wooden units to base and wall level, plenty of worktop space, an integrated double oven and hob and space for all the necessary appliances. The neighbouring utility offers further space for appliances and household storage. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a useful cloakroom.
The first floor has three double bedrooms, each of which includes useful fitted storage including the principal bedroom which also benefits from a dual-aspect allowing for plenty of natural light. Also on the first floor is a family bathroom with a bath and a separate shower unit.
Manor Farm benefits from an attached selfcontained annexe, currently used as a popular year-round holiday let with all of the necessary consents in place. The annexe provides a well appointed sitting room, fully-equipped kitchen and a useful cloakroom on the ground floor with two bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor. The annexe connects to the main house by two lockable doors and could easily be converted back to the main house accommodation providing a five-bedroom family home.
Local Authority: Torbay Council
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
Council Tax: Band F
Wayleaves and Easements: The property is soldn subject to any wayleaves or easements, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
Guide Price: £1,250,000
Manor Farm enjoys a much sought after location within striking distance of the River Dart at Galmpton Creek and close to the Torbay beaches of Broadsands and Elberry Cove. The property lies in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounded by verdant National Trust countryside with Agatha Christie's famous holiday home, Greenway Estate close by, accessed by a route alongside the River Dart. Galmpton is a thriving community with two popular pubs, a village shop and butcher offering local meat, delicatessen, post office and a wide range of goods and services. Galmpton Primary School is much sought after and central in the village, with Churston Ferrers Grammar school also located in the village, just a short distance from Manor Farm. The beautiful village of Stoke Gabriel is also close by, resting on a creek of the River Dart providing a popular location for boating enthusiasts and offering further amenities. Picturesque Brixham is just 2.7 miles away and provides access to a wealth of excellent cafés and restaurants centred around its idyllic harbour as well as a leisure centre and swimming pool. The nature reserve of Berry Head is also nearby. Opportunities for outdoor recreation in the area are abundant. There are a number of pristine beaches in the South Hams while excellent golf courses are at Dartmouth and Churston. Kingswear. Torquay, Brixham and Dartmouth have excellent facilities for sailing, with the Dartmouth Royal Regatta being a highlight of the racing calendar. The property is well connected by road, with the A380 (South Devon Expressway) within easy reach, providing access towards Exeter, the M5 and on to the national motorway network.
Manor Farm has numerous outbuildings including a large barn, two workshops and eleven stables which could potentially be redeveloped subject to the necessary consents. The stables and outbuildings provide significant commercial potential alongside the extensive grounds of approximately 5.6 acres, which include four fields which could be used for exercising horses or grazing animals. There is plenty of parking available at the front of the house or on the hardstanding alongside the outbuildings, with a garage providing further covered parking. The gardens include areas of lawn, a babbling stream, paved terracing including a patio shaded by a timber-framed pergola and an outdoor swimming pool warmed by a solar cover and a pool house.