From The Plains in Totnes proceed along Coronation Road and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Station Road. Continue along Station Road, over the railway bridge and continue straight over at the lights onto Ashburton Road. Proceed along this road and at the next roundabout in Dartington take left onto Cott Road. Proceed up the hill and The Old Smithy will be found a short distance up on the left hand side.
The sought after village of Dartington lies approximately 2 miles from the town of Totnes. The village has a number of facilities including shop with post office, petrol station, church, public house and a number of shops at the Cider Press. Totnes is an ancient market town and river port in the South Hams area of South Devon. The busy, narrow streets, dominated by castle and church tower are full of architectural and historic interest, while the green horizon is always visible just beyond the houses. Totnes is a most sought after location, with superb walks along the River Dart and beyond to attractive South Hams Countryside. The town centre offers an excellent range of shops, amenities and leisure facilities as well as many popular restaurants. There are a range of primary and secondary schools locally and excellent communications links via road or rail. The A38 connects Plymouth and Exeter and Newton Abbot and Torbay are also a short drive away. The local railway station is on the Penzance to London Paddington mainline.
The Old Smithy is a charming Grade II Listed cottage situated in the centre of the sought after village of Dartington. The well laid out accommodation is arranged over two floors and provides purchasers the opportunity to acquire a home with an abundance of character features, three bedrooms, delightful gardens and off road parking.
The property comprises, with approximate measurements;
Traditional porch with slate roof and slate flooring. Oak stable door opening to:
Slate flooring. Under stairs storage cupboard.Window and door to the dining room.
Fireplace with log burning stove and hearth. Casement window with window seat. Radiator.
Exposed timbers. Casement window with window seat. Radiator.
Wall and base level kitchen units with wooden worksurfaces and Belfast sink. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for range style cooker. Inset spotlights. Casement window.
Slate floor. Oak stable door. Window. radiator. Inset spotlights.
Close couple WC and corner wash hand basin. Obscured glazed window. Extractor. Cupboard with trip switches and gas fired central heating boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine.
Stairs from the entrance hallway rise to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Timber door to the rear. Radiator.
Vaulted room with exposed Oak beams. Casement window. Radiator.
Spacious room with two areas. Fireplace and casement window. Stairs rising to a vaulted sleeping area. Heritage window.
Casement window with window seat. Fireplace. Radiator.
Panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment, low level WC and circular wash hand basin. Obscured glazed window. Radiator.
to the right hand side of the property is a cobbled parking area with flower beds and storm porch leading to the rear hall. Integral store room with fitted door.
From the landing a doorway provides access onto a pathway which leads round to a small patio area where there is space for table and chairs. From here the gardens are mainly laid to lawn, bordered by mature hedging and dwarf walls. There are beds stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs.
All mains services are connected with gas fired central heating.
South Hams District Council
Tel: 01803 861234