Stevenstone, Torrington, Devon
Offers in Region of £850,000
- Far Reaching Rural Views
- Two Bathrooms and Ensuite
- Large Laundry Room and Study Room
- Victorian Walled Garden
- Post War Property
- Impressive Driveway Leading to Property
- 2.5 Acre Plot
- Tractor Barn
- Five Bed Detached House
THE VERY BEST OF OLD AND NEW!! Offering a unique combination of heritage, history and modern convenience, further complemented by uninterrupted rural views, a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached contemporary home offering a flexible 5 bedroom layout with 3 bathrooms, nestled within the former grounds of a grand manorial estate. The grounds, which extend to approx. 2.5 acres, include ruins of significant historical interest and may have development potential (STPP).
Approached via a most impressive gateway and accessed via almost half a mile of driveway, the scene is well and truly set before one even sets foot in the grounds of Deer Park itself. Situated on part of the former Stevenstone Estate, Deer Park is a relatively modern property enjoying a high degree of rural tranquillity and seclusion and having delightful and far reaching rural views. The property itself sits on a plot of approximately 2.5 acres and offers a range of outbuildings commensurate with such a holding including numerous sheds and a tractor barn. The land is divided between a garden area, a charming orchard area and a most interesting set of listed ruins which add a considerable degree of charm and intrigue to the property and are further complemented by the formal lawned area with Listed balustraded wall which act as an indicator of the estates palatial past, and there may be potential to develop (either as a separate plot or as an additional property) these ruins , subject to Listed Building Consent. Viewings unhesitatingly recommended!
Torrington caters well for its inhabitants with a comprehensive range of local shopping facilities including schools, banks, Post Office, library, parks etc together with leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool and nearby 9 hole golf course. Tourist attractions include the Royal Horticultural Society Gardens at Rosemoor, the Dartington Crystal Glass Works, and The Plough Arts Centre. Other attractions include the Torrington 1646 Civil War Experience and glazed Pannier Market. Torrington itself is surrounded by approximately 365 acres of common land where there can be found a wide variety of picturesque walks and country pursuits etc. The larger towns of Bideford and Barnstaple are easily reached by car or public transport and the North Devon countryside and spectacular coasts are only a short drive away.
3.94m x 2.82m (12' 11" x 9' 3")
1.76m x 2.16m (5' 9" x 7' 1")
4.50m x 6.7m (14' 9" x 22' 0")
4.54m x 6.88m (14' 11" x 22' 7")
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room
4.80m x 3.94m (15' 9" x 12' 11")
4.47m x 3.94m (14' 8" x 12' 11")
2.95m x 5.33m (9' 8" x 17' 6")
4.05m x 3.32m (13' 3" x 10' 11")
4.06m x 8.48m (13' 4" x 27' 10")
Master Ensuite Bathroom
2.64m x 4.52m (8' 8" x 14' 10")
4.30m x 5.18m (14' 1" x 17' 0")
The property is set in approximately 2.5 acres of grounds and comes with well manicured lawns, several sheds and a barn pole. The whole plot is self facing, some parts be more elevated than others. The park gets its name from the old Deer Park that was much part of the larger state of Stevenstone Manor back in the 1800s. Stevenstone Manor in its latter guise was built in 1868 in a French/Italian style and was a grand estate house with 27 bedrooms set in several hundreds of acres before it was demise in the early part of the 21st-century. There are records existing that a manor home was existed on this site dating back to 1309. What’s left of the manor can still be found on the grounds of Deer Park.
Vendors status. No Chain
Age of property: Built 1962
Ruins from 1800's
Is it listed? No
Nearest Medical Centre. Torrington.
Torrington Town Centre. 2 Miles.
Nearest Primary: Blue Coats Primary School
Nearest Secondary School. Great Torrington Secondary School