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Avonwick, South Brent £295,000

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  • Grade II Listed Toll House
  • Next to Avonwick Bridge
  • Delightful Riverside Location
  • Stunning Rear Garden
  • Traditional Features
  • Bright Accommodation

This historic, well presented Grade II Listed toll house is located next to Avonwick bridge and enjoys a delightful riverside location, running along its stunning level rear garden.

South Brent TQ10 9NB
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DRO1720


Bridge Cottage, which is almost 200 years old, is located on the banks of the River Avon. It was the former toll house on Avonwick Bridge. There are many delightful country walks to be enjoyed in the area. Local amenities include the well respected Avon Inn, a garage, church and Avonvale Croquet and Tennis Club. About a mile from the village is the renowned Turtley Corn Mill. The A38 is within easy reach by car. Nearby, South Brent offers a wide range of amenities and schooling facilities. To the west of Avonwick is the larger historic town of Totnes, which offers a wide selection of individual shopping outlets, eating venues/public houses and recreational/cultural facilities. Totnes mainline Station links Penzance with London Paddington.


The owner of Bridge Cottage has sympathetically renovated the property to a very high standard and in keeping with its age and Grade II Listing, blending modern specifications and traditional features. Noteworthy features include the bright accommodation, many windows throughout featuring hand crafted shutters and the exceptional 200ft garden that runs alongside the River Avon, providing an idyllic spot in which to relax. The property is fitted with under floor heating throughout. The cottage is arranged on three levels. An internal inspection is absolutely essential to fully appreciate the level of accommodation provided and the high quality finish and specification throughout the home.


Steps leading down to solid oak front door to:-


14' 0'' x 9' 11'' (4.26m x 3.02m)

Attractive multi-fuel burning stove set into a fireplace with oak mantelpiece above and slate display hearth. Casement windows to the front and sides with shutters. Slate tiled floor with underfloor heating. Opening to:-


14' 7'' x 9' 7'' (4.44m x 2.92m)

Range of floor/wall cupboards, beech wood-block work-surfaces and double butler style ceramic sink with mixer tap. Inset light and extractor fan, space for a cooking range, refrigerator and plumbing for a dishwasher. Partly tiled walls, stripped pine floorboards with underfloor heating and window with secondary glazing, enjoying a delightful outlook over the rear garden. Staircase to the first floor. Traditional wooden door leads to exposed pine staircase, with LED lighting, leading to the lower floor with:-


9' 4'' x 7' 11'' (2.84m x 2.41m)

Slate tiled floor with underfloor heating and exposed roof timbers. Plumbing for washing machine and space for a freezer. Range of floor/wall cupboards with inset stainless large steel sink with mixer tap. Laminate work-surfaces. Pulley clothes airer. Cupboard housing boiler which controls underfloor heating and hot water. Half glazed stable flap door to the rear garden. Door to:-


6' 7'' x 5' 7'' (2.01m x 1.70m)

Fitted with contemporary style white sanitary ware consisting of wash basin with waterfall mixer tap, P-shaped spa bath with curved shower screen and mains fed rain head shower unit. Concealed cistern W.C. Part tiled walls. Exposed ceiling timbers and secondary glazed window to the side overlooking the bridge.


Exposed pine stair case leading to:-


Stripped pine floorboards with underfloor heating. Traditional style pine doors lead off to all first floor rooms. A light tunnel is fitted to the ceiling.


14' 0'' x 11' 11'' (4.26m x 3.63m)

Stripped pine floorboards with underfloor heating. Windows with hand crafted shutters to the front and both sides giving maximum light and affording delightful views.


9' 9'' x 7' 11'' (2.97m x 2.41m)

Stripped pine floorboards with underfloor heating. Window with secondary glazing to one side overlooking the River Avon, the stone bridge and the trees and fields beyond. Fireplace recess with Adam style timber surround. Access hatch to part boarded loft storage space via fitted loft ladder. The loft houses an Environvent ventilation control unit.


Contemporary style white sanitary ware comprising wide recessed shower cubicle set into a fully tiled surround with mains fed shower unit. Wash basin with cupboard below. W.C. with concealed cistern. Extractor fan. Stripped pine floorboards with underfloor heating.


To the front of the cottage is a small raised well planted garden bounded by a natural stone wall. At the lower level there is a log store and further storage area. From here access can be gained to the:-


A beautiful west facing level garden which enjoys a delightful position alongside the River Avon. The garden is almost 200ft long, and is laid out with an attractive patio, level lawn, greenhouse, raised vegetable beds and mature borders. Boundaries are formed by natural stone walling and attractive ironwork railings plus wooden hand rails. There are two outside taps and an electric point. The lovely outlook over the River Avon incorporates a view of the historic stone road bridge.



Mains water and electricity. Bottled gas supply for cooking only. Private drainage. Underfloor heating.


From Totnes take the A381 Western Bypass and drive uphill to the traffic lights. Turn right onto the old Plymouth Road and continue along here to the village of Avonwick. Bridge Cottage will be found immediately adjacent to the River Avon on the right hand side.

South Brent TQ10 9NB
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DRO1720

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