A substantial five bedroom Victorian Villa in a sought after position with stunning views across the South Hams countryside.
Substantial Victorian Villa
4 reception rooms
Set in a private plot of gardens
3741 sq ft
Views over the South Hams countryside
Endsleigh is a beautiful Regency Villa in an elevated location above the River Dart on the east side of Totnes. It is situated in Totnes most sought after area within walking distance of the town. The villa was built onto an older section of the property, thought to be the original gamekeeper’s cottage to the Duke of Somerset’s Estate. The house has been in the same family for over 30 years and original features remain including high ceilings with cornicing and roses, fireplaces and stained glass in the drawing room’s bay window. The property provides a fantastic opportunity to update and create a substantial and flexible family home.
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises an entrance porch, with stained glass inserts, leading into a spacious entrance hall, drawing room with a wood burning stove, bay window and window seat from which the views can be enjoyed and stained glass windows, dining room. conservatory with access to the gardens, kitchen with a gas Aga and fitted units, breakfast room, further sitting room, a practical utility/boot room, a walk in larder and downstairs bathroom.
Upstairs are five bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom has a fantastic bay window with views over the surrounding countryside and an ensuite bathroom; whilst the four further bedrooms are doubles with Victorian features including fireplaces. A separate WC is also found on the first floor.
Endsleigh is approached from the road onto a drive leading to a parking and turning area for several cars, providing access to the two garages, one double, house and private gardens.
A sun terrace is accessed from the conservatory and is ideal for ‘alfresco’ entertaining. A pond and summerhouse are also found here. To the rear of the house is a productive vegetable garden, greenhouse, two garden sheds and a wooded area with spring bulbs and bluebells. Plans have been drawn up for an environmentally friendly one bedroom dwelling to be set in the wooded section of the gardens, subject to the relevant planning permissions.
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