- STUNNING COUNTRY RESIDENCE
- SIX DOUBLE BEDROOMS
- KITCHEN & MORNING ROOM
- BARN & STABLE COMPLEX
- GROUNDS OF CIRCA THREE ACRES
- BARN WITH PLANNING PERMISSION
- GRAND DRAWING & DINING ROOM
- FORMAL & VEGETABLE GARDEN
- WOODLANDS & VINEYARD
- PROPERTY WITH HUGE POTENTIAL
Mallands is a striking period country property comprising of a former cottage, dating back to circa 1750 with an addition of the main house added on in circa 1850 and offering extensive accommodation, with further potential. Enjoying some wonderful period features including wooden floors, tall skirting boards, sash windows and fireplaces, this really is a grand house. Arranged over three floors there are two large reception rooms, a morning room and kitchen on the ground floor along with cloakroom, utility and boiler room and a central galleried hall and landing. The first floor plays host to six double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room. The loft offers further potential and there is also an incredible cellar which currently comprises of an extensive workshop and wine room.
The gardens are a particular delight and comprise of two woodlands, formal lawned gardens, Japanese garden, comprehensive barn complex, plenty of parking, extensive vegetable garden and a productive hobby vineyard, in all just under three acres. There is also the added benefit of a detached stone barn with planning permission to convert into a dwelling (11/00413/COU).
Even though the property enjoys a rural setting and is situated in an enviable position on the outskirts of Newton Abbot, it is also within easy sticking distance of the town and the nearby Seale-Hayne Estate. With excellent commuter links to Exeter, Plymouth and Torquay and a mainline train station, there are a wide range of local amenities, shops and both primary and secondary schooling. For the outdoor lovers, Dartmoor National Park and the beautiful coastline of South Devon are within easy distance as are the estuary towns of Teignmouth and Shaldon, offering a plentiful selection of water sport activities and lovely beaches.
Gated entrance with driveway to the front parking area with heavy period timber door with stain glass fan light above opening into
Ornate cornice work and galleried staircase to the first floor with useful cupboard below. Arch to inner hall with part obscure glazed window to the rear aspect with coat hanging space. Dado rail, exposed period wooden floorboards and tall skirting boards. Door to rear vestibule and a door to
Part obscure glazed window to the rear aspect, high level flush period WC and marble circular sink built into a vanity unit. Radiator.
Heavy timber door to the rear and the covered boot area, stone flooring and high level consumer board and meters.
From the hall, doors to
Drawing Room - 20'0" (6.1m) Into Bay x 19'11" (6.07m) Max
Ornate cornice work and period floor to ceiling sash bay windows with secondary glazing to the side aspect, over looking the formal lawn. Period marble fireplace with tiled inset and hearth. Tall skirting boards, radiator, two wall lights and call bell ringer (not currently in service).
Dining Room - 19'2" (5.84m) Into Bay x 14'9" (4.5m) Max
Ornate cornice work and period floor to ceiling sash bay windows with secondary glazing to the front aspect, over looking the formal lawn. Picture rail. Period marble effect slate fireplace with tiled inset and hearth. Tall skirting boards, two radiators, two wall lights and call bell ringer (not currently in service).
Morning Room - 14'11" (4.55m) Into Recess x 14'3" (4.34m)
Two glazed windows to the front aspect, fireplace (currently fitted out with a media unit) with two storage cupboards to either side with open display shelving above. Radiator and open hatch and door way to the kitchen breakfast room.
Kitchen Breakfast Room - 14'7" (4.45m) x 13'1" (3.99m)
Timber glazed window to the side aspect. Range of matching base and eye level units with squared worktops and tiled surround. Feature inset half moon stainless steel double sink unit with drainer to one side and mixer tap above. Space for electric cooker. De Dietrich wood fired aga range under a granite lintel and extractor fan. Space for upright fridge freezer. Door to back stairs and door to
Utility Room - 13'10" (4.22m) x 9'5" (2.87m) Max
Obscure multi-pane glazed door to the rear and obscure glazed window to the rear. Range of base and eye level units with roll edge worktop. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer to one side. Space for upright fridge freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for chest freezer and door to
Boiler Room - 14'7" (4.45m) x 9'5" (2.87m) Max
Glazed window to the front aspect. Immersion hot water tank and central heating control system gauges and filters. Drying and hanging space.
Period glazed sash window to the front aspect. Radiator, opening to the inner hall and doors to
Master Bedroom - 14'11" (4.55m) Into Bay x 14'10" (4.52m)
Currently used as a study, library and games room with picture rail and period sash windows to the front aspect. Two radiators.
Bedroom Two - 15'0" (4.57m) Including Wardrobes x 14'10" (4.52m)
Dual aspect room with sash windows to the side and rear aspect, both enjoying lovely views over the grounds and surrounding countryside. Extensive range of floor to ceiling built in storage wardrobes and radiator.
Bedroom Four - 14'10" (4.52m) x 8'7" (2.62m)
Period sash window to the side aspect, picture rail and radiator.
Hatch to loft space which is mostly boarded with insulation and lighting.
Part obscure glazed window to the rear. Low level flush WC, panel bath with mixer shower above and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with shaver light above. Tiled walls and heated towel rail.
Skylight to the side and walk in laundry cupboard. Doors to
Bedroom Three - 13'10" (4.22m) Including Wardrobes x 13'3" (4.04m) Including Wardrobes
Currently used as the master bedroom. Timber glazed window to the side aspect with window seat below. Range of fitted bedroom wardrobes and overstairs cupboard. Radiator and door to back stairs to the kitchen and door to ensuite bathroom.
Part obscure glazed window to the rear aspect. Coloured suite comprising of a panel bath with shower above and tiled surround. Low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin with shaver light above and radiator.
Bedroom Five - 15'2" (4.62m) Into Wardrobe Recess x 9'11" (3.02m)
Glazed window to the front aspect with window seat below. Built in storage cupboard to one side of the chimney breast and radiator.
Bedroom Six - 10'4" (3.15m) x 9'6" (2.9m)
With part sloped roof and glazed window to the front aspect. Built in storage wardrobe and radiator.
Velux window to the side. Tiled walk in shower unit with mixer shower above. Vanity wash hand basin with storage below, tiled splash back and shaver light above. Low level flush WC and heated towel rail.
Cellar Rooms - 39'6" (12.04m) Max x 15'0" (4.57m) Max
Accessed via granite steps from the rear courtyard. The first room measures approxiamatly 23`1" x 19`5" (7.04m x 5.92m) with period parquet flooring reclaimed from the former convent in Ingsdon. Extensive power points and lighting with door to the wine cellar with quarry tiled flooring measuring circa16`5" x 14`11" (5m x 4.55m) with workbench and shelving with belfast sink.
From the lane, gated access to the front parking area and leading to the front door. The gardens total just under three acres, with the walled garden and formal garden making up circa .239ha/.59a and really is a gardeners delight offering `a slice of the good life` and comprising of
At the end of the courtyard complex there is a detached stone barn and corrugated roof and exposed A` frames. Windows to the side aspect with double opening to one side and double doors to the other side leading out into the gardens. This barn has planning permission to convert into a dwelling (11/00413/COU). All prospective purchasers are advised to contact the local planning office (Teignbridge District Council) with all enquires using the following application reference number 11/00413/COU. Further details are available on request. Please note that the barn will not be sold separately from the house and we are offering the entire property as one lot. A separate septic tank has already been installed.
There is also a five bar gate to the rear of the property which leads to the barn complex set around a walled courtyard offering plenty of parking. Oil storage tank. Range of stone barns with corrugated roofs and timber doors, previously the house`s stables and dairy. The dairy room has a brick floor, window to one side, Belfast sink and power and lighting with opening to the stables area. The stables area is used as a workshop and store and also for cutting and storing wood for the biomass system. Part brick laid floor, power and lighting. These buildings also offer further potential for conversion, subject to all the necessary planning permissions and consents. There is also a separate, substantial stone boiler house (22` x 15`5" (6.71m x 4.7m)) with solar panels and housing the biomass system and `back up` oil fired boiler and hot water storage tank. Further details on this system are available on request. Gardeners WC with high level flush WC and light.
Formally a paddock measuring approxiamatly .708h/1.75a and planted with broad leaf deciduous trees and woodland grass, plants and flowers. Part of this woodland, circa 1/4a is allocated to go with the barn conversion and there is already a five bar gate giving separate access to the woodland and barn.
At the bottom of this area there is a lawn, compost area and 2kw photovoltaic panels. A gate leads to
Vegetable Garden, Vineyard and Orchard
A beautifully designed and maintained part walled garden with extensive and productive raised vegetable beds. Greenhouse with power, lighting and water, timber shed and potting shed. An array of fruit trees including apple, pear, fig and quince have been planted to create structure and natural breaks and boarders. There is also an extensive hobby vineyard made up of sixty white Gewurtztraminer vines, six red Rondo and six Sauvignon Blanc vines, some under cover and others open. Large fruit cage with variety of soft fruits.
Summer House and Croquet Lawn
Backing onto the barn complex, with a stunning cascading Wisteria, there is a summer house with power, lighting and water and an open pergola with brick built BBQ and patio which is a wonderful place for alfresco dining and opens onto a level lawn, ideal for croquet.
The formal lawn sweeps around the side and front of the house with specimen, well maintained planting, shrubs, and trees to include conifers and Holm Oak. Access to the front and path that leads down to the Japanese garden and into the plantation.
Created around a spring-fed granite trough and sunken reclaimed cobbled patio, the planting around the oriental garden is a real delight and included Japanese Maples, Ophiopogon and Pachysandra along with black bamboo and Hakonechloa grasses and provides a tranquil, tucked away feeling to enjoy time away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Path leading to
Occupying approximately .251ha/.62a, this area is alive with nature with numerous visiting birds, badgers, foxes and deer and other wildlife and is mainly made up of conifer trees with cut paths winding their way through the woods.
Please note, due to age and layout of the property, measurements, floor plans and details are for illustration purposes only and potential buyers are advised to carry out their own enquires in regards to any planning permissions mentioned.
Viewings are strictly by appointment via Saunders & Lingard.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.