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Compton Marldon, Paignton Guide Price £675,000

Sold STC
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  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Potential to extend subject to the necessary planning permission
  • Stables and Storage
  • Gardens and paddock 1.1 acres
  • Additional 2.75 acres available by separate negotiation

A spacious four bedroom home set in an elevated position in the historic village of Compton with 1.1 acres of level lawned gardens and paddock with stabling, double garage.


Compton Marldon
Paignton TQ3 1TA
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DRO02414

Torquay approx. 5.3, Newton Abbot approx. 5.8, Exeter 22.4 miles, Plymouth 30.4 miles approx.

A splendid detached four bedroom dormer bungalow set in an elevated position in the historic village of Compton set in one acre of gardens and grounds with paddock and stabling.

Situation

The historic and Quintessential hamlet of Compton is nestled in a valley looking out over orchards. Close enough to larger towns and amenities. Compton is known for its 14th Century castle, which is now owned now by the National Trust, the village of Marldon is nearby with its excellent Church House Inn, local village shop and primary school. The Torbay ring road is within approximately ½ a mile, which gives ease of access to Newton Abbot and the A380 dual carriageway which links with the M5 near Exeter. The Medieval town of Totnes is some 5 miles away, with its extensive shopping and schooling facilities together with the mainline railway station giving direct connections to London Paddington. The local primary and secondary schools are well regarded along with the 3 Grammar schools of Torquay Boys and Girls and Churston Grammar school.

Description

Raleigh Place is set in an elevated position with its own private drive, enjoying views across Compton Village and over the local orchards and towards Compton Castle. The property offers light and airy accommodation with level lawns to either side and pleasing well stocked rose beds with two Bedrooms on the ground floor and ground floor bathroom and two further bedrooms and shower room on the first floor offering flexible accommodation. A wrap around walkway envelopes three sides, creating a link and also useful covered porch style area. Recently carpeted throughout and freshly painted. Particular feature is the granite surround fireplace in the sitting room, believed to have come from Rattery. There is a good size stable building with vehicle access with adjoining paddock to the rear of the property. An additional 2.75 acres of land adjoining the property which has its own vehicle access and mains water, which is available by separate negotiation.

Accommodation

Entering in through a double-glazed door into a spacious entrance hall. Doors leading off to sitting room with windows stretching the full width enjoying views over the front gardens and across the village to the orchards. The property has excellent ceiling heights. Sitting room with an impressive feature fireplace with granite surround and inset woodburner. Dining room with interconnecting solid glass door from the sitting room and a door leading into the wrap around walkway. Two ground floor bedrooms with dual aspect to the side and rear. Bathroom with hand wash basin, W.C. , bath and mixer tap attachment. Useful understairs cupboard. Kitchen breakfast room with a range of under counter and wall mounted units with integrated electric oven and four ring hob, space for dishwasher and undercounter fridge. There is additional space for free standing fridge/freezer and breakfast table with external door out to the wrap around link. Stairs rise from the main hall to the first floor.

First Floor

The first floor offers two good size bedrooms with gable end windows. Access points to undereave storage from the landing and bedroom. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Tiled shower room with shower enclosure, hand wash basin and W.C. Plenty of natural light floods down the staircase borrowing light via a window from one of the bedrooms. Some lovely views over the village and valley beyond.

Gardens and Grounds

The property is accessed via its own gated private tarmacked driveway leading to a parking area for several vehicles, with a double garage. Levels lawns to the side and front of the property with mature planting and rose beds enjoying plenty of views over the village towards the orchards with a secondary vehicle access at the end of the lawn garden. A drive leads from the parking area through to the paddock and stable area.

Stable/Livestock

With some concrete hard standing to the front. Block construction and concrete floors, one part has stable doors and double doors opening into a flexible space which could be created into two further stables or additional storage. Rainwater harvesting from the roof. Gate leads into paddock above the stables with some apple trees.

Paddock

Vehicle pathway leading to the adjoining the 2.75 acres which is available by separate negotiation. Please refer to the land plan. The paddock has its own mains water supply and separate vehicle access via a track off the road from the village.

Services

Mains electricity, mains water. Mains drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax

Council tax banding D.

Tenure

Freehold.


Compton Marldon
Paignton TQ3 1TA
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DRO02414

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