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Oliver Custance Baker
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Property DetailsA beautiful Victorian 5 bedroom house with panoramic views, set in approximately 2 acres in the heart of this popular villageEntrance hall3 Reception rooms and studyKitchen/breakfast roomMaster bedroom suite4 Further bedrooms2 Family bathrooms and separate WC1 bedroom cottageIn all 3603 Sqft. Double garageLarge gardensCastle Dyke House is a substantial detached Victorian house built around 1830 and set within two acres of its own grounds and gardens. The house enjoys a private and peaceful outlook, with panoramic and far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. The accommodation is bright and spacious, with rooms over the four floors providing flexible living for a family home. The house has a wealth of period features and has been beautifully maintained by the current owners. The accommodation on the ground floor is comprised of an entrance hall with an elegant staircase to the upper floors, parquet flooring and a further set of stairs to the lower ground floor, a sitting room with a wood burning stove and French doors into the sun room, a dining room, again with French doors into the sun room, a country style kitchen with handmade wooden units, granite surfaces and an electric economy seven Aga, a south facing sun room with two sets of French doors leading out onto the terrace and a study. A walk in pantry and useful utility room lie off the kitchen, with a cloakroom completing the ground floor. The lower ground floor is accessed from the entrance hall and comprises a wine cellar, workshop/store room and a games room. The space is centrally heated, has separate access to the terrace and could be utilised in a variety of ways. Upstairs on the first floor is the bright dual aspect master bedroom with a large ensuite bathroom, featuring a free standing roll top bath and separate shower cubicle, and fabulous views over the gardens and towards the Moor. Two further double bedrooms, one with an ensuite WC and two bathrooms are along the landing. On the second floor are two more double bedrooms, a further bathroom and under eaves storage.The Cottage The pretty self-contained cottage is located off the drive and includes a living room and kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. There is the benefit of parking to the side of the cottage. The cottage has been let out until recently and would make fantastic ancillary accommodation for family or provide additional income. OutsideCastle Dyke House is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens. A sun terrace, accessed from the sun room, leads under a pergola walk with a thriving wisteria to a level lawn. A range of established herbaceous borders, flowering shrubs and topiary create a peaceful and secluded garden, surrounded by established trees. A summerhouse is found in the middle of the garden along with a pond, with a pretty bridge over. A productive vegetable garden is adjacent to here with a gardeners shed and a greenhouse. A garden path leads you around the side of the hill and up onto the former motte and bailey castle site. Thought to date back to Norman times, panoramic views can be enjoyed from the seating area here, stretching across to Dartmoor on one side and the estuary and sea on the other. There is a double garage off the driveway and further storage sheds are found along the side of the house. A paved area with space for ample parking lies at the front of the house.
Additional Property InformationThis single family listing located at Highweek Village, Newton Abbot has five bedrooms. The property is currently availible at $1,033,197.
This property is presented by Oliver Custance Baker of Strutt & Parker based in England.