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7 Barton Leys is a four bedroom semi-detached family home set in a development of two acres. Converted ten years ago by Gerald Wood Homes, the property features high ceilings and exposed beams, and has been well maintained by the current owners. Arranged over two floors, three bedrooms are on the ground floor, common in barn conversions, with an open plan living space on the first floor and a master bedroom with ensuite.
The accommodation comprises an entrance hall leading up to the first floor and down to the three bedrooms downstairs. Upstairs there is a large triple aspect sitting room with exposed beams, oak flooring, an electric ‘wood burning stove’ style fire and double doors to the dining area and kitchen, which is fitted with wooden units, a Rangemaster cooker, integrated appliances and a dining area, utility room, cloakroom and the master bedroom. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room, a walk- in wardrobe and a fitted cupboard.
On the ground floor, bedroom two has an ensuite shower room and fitted wardrobes, providing ample storage. Bedroom three has ensuite access to the family bathroom whilst bedroom four has shared access via ‘Jack and Jill’ doors. Bedroom four also features access to the communal courtyard through a stable door.
7 Barton Leys is situated in the South Hams, in the village of Berry Pomeroy. The village has a church, an excellent primary school, a café at Berry Pomeroy Castle and enjoys an active community life.
The historic market town of Totnes, approximately 2 miles away, has a medieval castle, direct access to the River Dart, and offers an eclectic range of shops. There is a street market on Fridays and Saturdays and a monthly food market. There are good private and state schools in the local area at Totnes and Newton Abbot. Torquay has both boys and girls grammar schools. The property is readily accessible to Dartmouth, the Dartmoor National Park, Torbay and the award winning beaches of the English Riviera.
For those with a lively interest in sporting and leisure activities the Moors, the South Devon beaches and the sailing centres of Dartmouth and Salcombe are close at hand. There are first class golfing facilities with two championship golf courses and others less demanding within easy reach, and many equestrian facilities close by for horse lovers. Country pursuits such as fishing and shooting are well provided for, and walkers, climbers and week-end ramblers have a huge choice of open countryside to explore.
Exeter and Plymouth are both thriving cities and offer a wide choice of cultural activities with theatres, museums, arts centres and a wealth of good restaurants and leading edge shops. Both also have highly regarded universities and first rate private secondary schools.
The A38 expressway leading to the M5 motorway at Exeter, provides access to all parts of the country, whilst the main railway line to Paddington takes you to London from Totnes or Newton Abbot in under 3 hours. Exeter Airport offers international routes to Europe in addition to regular short haul flights to London City airport and many other UK airports.
7 Barton Leys is approached from the road through a gated entrance and along the drive with parking for two cars and a garage. The property has a walled garden to the front of the house with gated pedestrian access, seating area, flowering shrubs, climbing plants including clematis and a bin store. The property also has a pretty communal courtyard to the rear from which the workshop at the rear of the garage is accessed. The garage is approached off the driveway to the side of the property.
The development has additional visitors parking, a field, currently let out to a neighbouring farmer for grazing, and an attractive orchard, perfect for ‘alfresco’ drinks and walks.