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Bossell Road, BUCKFASTLEIGH £225,000

  • town center location
  • converted loft space
  • exceptionally well presented
  • secluded garden
  • workshop/garage with full planning concent

A delightful, character family home, beautifully presented and tastefully extended. Detached workshop/garage offering small business potential.

Bossell Road
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DHN1259

Situation and Description

Widecombe comprises of an end terrace, double fronted character cottage under a pitched slate roof with many original features. It has been upgraded and sensitively modernised throughout, thus offering extended living accommodation, ideal for the needs of a growing family. Of particular interest is the detached garage which has recent planning consent for conversion to workshop/garage. The private driveway secures parking for two cars. This property is within easy reach of the town centre and is next door to the Town Hall offering several community resources. Buckfastleigh itself is situated on the lower slopes of the Dartmoor National Park, and this property is within easy reach of all the amenities that the Moor has to offer. The town offers a variety of local amenities including leisure and sporting facilities and boasts excellent links via A38 dual carriageway to Exeter and Plymouth. Totnes is approximately 7 miles away with a rail station on the Paddington/Plymouth main line. Secondary schooling is also available in Totnes and Ashburton.


Solid front door with quadrant obscured glazed panel into:-


with carpeted stairs rising to the first floor, slate flooring, pendant light fitting, high level electric meter boxes. Part glazed wooden door into:-


19' 5'' x 11' 4'' (5.92m x 3.45m)

A characterful split level lounge with sash windows and shutters to the front and side elevation, double glazed window to the rear elevation. Oriel wood frame window to the side, two radiators, part carpeted, part exposed timber flooring, exposed timber beams and slightly raised hearth. Television aerial point, recessed spotlights and Dovre multi-fuel burner.


12' 11'' x 12' 10'' (3.94m x 3.91m)

A really beautifully presented and spacious Moben fitted kitchen comprising a range of modern floor and wall mounted units with concealed under unit lighting. Mosaic tiled splashback. Rolled edge work surface. One and a quarter stainless steel sink and drainer, double stainless steel fronted dishwasher (Fisher and Paykel). Space for range cooker into chimney breast with lighting and extractor over with exposed timber lintel. Plumbing for large fridge/freezer. Exposed timber beams. Recessed spotlights. Sash window with shutters to either side. Radiator. Slate flagstone flooring. Archway through to:-

Utility Room

8' 4'' x 5' 3'' (2.54m x 1.6m)

Comprising matching units to those of the kitchen space and plumbing for washing machine. Concealed wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler, recessed spot lighting. Understairs storage cupboard. Part glazed door into:-


6' 4'' x 3' 11'' (1.93m x 1.19m)

Double glazed to the rear and part double glazed door to outside, flag stone flooring, wall mounted light fitting. Cloaks area.

First Floor


19' 11'' x 5' 2'' (6.07m x 1.57m)

Carpeted stairs rise to the first floor, pendant light fitting, loft hatch access, smoke detector, sash windows to the front elevation, radiator. Double glazed window to the rear elevation. Built in recessed display shelving. Radiator.


9' 1'' x 8' 4'' (2.77m x 2.54m)

A good sized family bathroom. Obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation. Fitted with a panel bath with mosaic tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC and separate shower cubicle with quarter glazed screen and electric shower over. Part tiled walls. Wall mounted shaver socket. Laminate effect flooring. Heated towel rail. Exposed timber beams.

Bedroom 1

13' 0'' x 12' 4'' (3.96m x 3.76m)

A light room with sash windows to the front elevation. Carpeted. Radiator. Recessed spotlights. Exposed timber beams. Built in wardrobes to either side of chimney recess. Door to understairs cupboard.

Bedroom 2

10' 11'' x 11' 0'' (3.33m x 3.35m)

Sash window to the front and side elevations. Carpeted. Radiator. Built in shelving to one wall. Telephone point. Pendant light fitting. Dimmer switch. Stairs rise up to:-

Second Floor

Loft Storage Area

10' 4'' x 10' 0'' (3.15m x 3.05m)

Radiator, feature shelf, Long length (4' 6") double glazed window to rear. High level velux roof lights. Wall mounted spotlights. Smoke detector. Carpeted. Under eaves storage. Exposed timber beams. A low level timber door lead into a second useful:-

Loft Space

16' 10'' x 14' 8'' (5.13m x 4.47m)

Two high level velux roof lights, double glazed window to the side elevation, carpeted, exposed timber beams, doors to under eaves storage. This area has been creatively used a bedroom by the current owner.


Directly outside the back door is a secluded patio area, and a fenced off garden area predominantly laid to lawn, displaying substantial shrubs, apple trees and a small raised garden used to grow fresh vegetables. To the side of the path is a further pedestrian gate which gives access to the private parking area, detached garage and workshop.


25' 8'' x 17' 9'' (7.82m x 5.41m)

with double wooden opening front doors which lead into the pitched roof with exposed 'A' frame timbers with light and power. The garage/workshop is currently of corrugated iron and timber under a corrugated iron roof. Full planning permission for the erection of a new garage/workshop to replace the existing structure can be viewed at the office. The plans have been artistically designed and include shuttered windows and plumbing for sinks etc., offering potential for any small business venture or expansion of personal hobby space. These plans were approved on 22nd August 2011. To the side of the workshop is an area currently used as hard standing where there is a greenhouse situated. This could be incorporated as an extended parking area for a further vehicle if so required. The driveway has been extended to create ample parking for two vehicles.


All mains services are available and were connected at the time of inspection.


All reasonable steps and due diligence have been taken in preparing these particulars. If you have any queries as to any of the statements made therein, please contact us before viewing. These particulars do not constitute part of an offer or contract. We are not qualified to test appliances and systems for sale with the property and have not done so. Measurements are to the nearest three inches or one decimal point. . PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE PRELIMINARY PARTICULARS SUBJECT TO AMENDMENT. (Comp. 19.4.12) .

Bossell Road
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DHN1259
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