There is something quite special about driving down your own private driveway, stepping out on to the gravel forecourt and entering your own piece of England! Gardening enthusiasts will be in their element. The gardens are a mixture of mature trees and shrubs with herbaceous borders and a lawn.
Beacon View will impress you as soon as you step through the door. This character residence, one of the iconic properties of Stoke Fleming, has been refurbished to the highest of standards by the current owners. It has all the advantages of a "new build" with all the character and charm of an older dwelling, sitting serenely on a beautifully established level garden, with plenty of parking.
Summer evenings with long cool drinks will take on a whole new meaning when you relax either in the gazebo or just sit back and listen to the fountain in the pond.
The house is designed to take full advantage of morning and afternoon sun, which floods in to the living areas. Many external doors open on to the gardens making the very most of extended summer evenings.
Beacon View is situated in the heart of Stoke Fleming, with its vibrant community and many local amenities including The Green Dragon Inn and St Peters Church, (both 12th Century).The bar and restaurant at Radius 7,a busy well run corner shop with Post Office, a thriving village hall and a Junior School. Buses run to Dartmouth or to Kingsbridge and on to Plymouth. There are many walks in the area, along the coast, and in the hinterland and the beach at Blackpool Sands is an easy walk away. From the front of the house the view is to the sea and sunrise; from the rear of the house the sun sets beyond the tower of the church in midsummer.
The Entrance Lobby is a great space to meet and greet and is also a quiet retreat to enjoy a coffee in the morning, bathed in morning sunshine. An inner door opens into the first Reception Room, warm and welcoming, especially on a cold winters day, with a crackling fire in the log burner. Stairs rise from this room to the first floor landing.
Turn left from the Lobby's inner door into the Sitting Room with feature fireplace and double doors leading into the Dining Room. This elegant room is spacious with generous proportions, there really is room for the Grand Piano! It has dual aspect, to the east, morning sun and distant water views, to the west, French doors open to the patio and garden and the afternoon sun.
The Dining Room is crowned with a fabulous "lantern" roof, which together with two sets of double doors brings maximum light into the whole area, including the open plan kitchen. The Kitchen has been a quality project, with the emphasis on access and ease of flow.The picture window above the sink also adds to the bright and cheerful ambiance of this generous space. Apart from the abundance of storage the kitchen includes an integral NEFF dishwasher, a Rangemaster Toledo with induction hob, ovens and grill and an American style NEFF fridge/freezer with ice maker. The central island doubles up as a breakfast bar.
A small hallway leading back to the First Reception Room also provides access to the Utility Room, with sink, washing machine, tumble drier and a door to the garden.
Returning to the First Reception Room, a door to the right of the fireplace leads to, a room currently used as a study/library, this could become the fourth bedroom, with a full en-suite shower room. This shower room has a door out to the Reception Room again and can be locked off so as to be a cloakroom for visitors.
Stairs rise elegantly from the First Reception Room to the first floor landing. The Family Shower Room is at the top of the stairs and can also be utilised as the private en-suite for Bedroom 3. Bedroom 1 is dual aspect, with views over the garden and from the Juliet Balcony towards the St Peters Church. It has a full en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 is a spacious double with a lovely sea views to the Daymark and headland from the bay window. It has a full en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 3 is a double and again has a lovely sea view to the Daymark and headland from the bay window.
The Garage is detached from the house at the end of the drive. It is a large double with space for all that garden or "boaty" storage.
There is ample off street parking for family and guests.
Outside -The garden is a botanical enthusiasts delight. The garden is level with lawns and shallow terracing. There is also a useful and pretty gazebo, a tool shed and a small greenhouse.
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