Property for sale in Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton, Devon PL20 - with fishing rights

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Jun 8, 2009
Brighton, UK
Guide price £1,100,000

Property features
4 Reception Rooms
5 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Idyllic property with fishing rights


Property description
An idyllically situated riverside property within the beautiful River Tavy valley.
Hall, Sitting room, Study, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Conservatory, Indoor swimming pool, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Detached garage. Spectacular terraced riverside gardens and grounds, Single bank fishing rights, About 2 acres.


Denham Lodge is situated in the spectacularly beautiful wooded River Tavy valley, about a mile from the village of Buckland Monachorum, where there is a parish church, primary school and pub. About 2 miles away is the village of Crapstone, with shop and post office, and there is another popular pub at the nearby village of Milton Combe. Within easy reach, to the north, is the popular ancient stannary town of Tavistock, providing a full selection of local amenities, including shops and restaurants, as well as private education, with Mount House Preparatory School and Kelly College. There is salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Tavy and a couple of miles to the east is the boundary of Dartmoor National Park, renowned for its spectacular scenery and providing excellent and varied opportunities for walking, riding and fishing. Also within easy reach, to the south, is the Tamar Estuary and Plymouth Sound, providing excellent sailing opportunities and facilities, and the beautiful South Devon and Cornwall coast, with its beaches and estuaries. There are golf courses at Yelverton and Tavistock.

Within easy reach, to the south, is the city of Plymouth from where there are ferries to the Continent and having a railway station with mainline connections to London (Paddington) and access onto the A38 dual carriageway, leading east to Exeter and the M5, or west into Cornwall. Via the A386 and Tavistock, there is access to the A30 dual carriageway at Okehampton.

- Yelverton 3 miles - Tavistock 8 miles
- Plymouth 10 miles (distances approximate)


The property
- Believed to date from the 19th century, but since remodelled and extended and modernised and improved by the current owners since 2007
- Decorated in contemporary and light style featuring floorboards imported from Scandinavia and coastal style colour schemes
- An idyllically situated house, overlooking the River Tavy and with views up and down its beautiful, wooded valley
- Stunning, well stocked, colourful gardens consisting of a series of terraces and banks dropping down to the River Tavy
- Riverside grounds with fishing rights and shepherd's hut
- Spacious, well presented family accommodation, making full use of the stunning river and valley views
- Easy access to Tavistock, Plymouth, south coast and Dartmoor


From the parking and turning area at the end of the entrance drive a path leads through the gardens to a glazed entrance door into the entrance porch and the front door to, click here to read more.


The long gravel entrance drive leads from the road beneath a bank planted with ornamental shrubs including rhododendron, to the broad parking and turning area beside which is the detached garage/ store with up and over door, lighting and power connected and pitched slate roof.

The stunning riverside gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property, consisting of a series of terraces and banks interconnected by paths and steps and stocked with a profusion of colourful specimen trees, shrubs and plants, including rhododendron, azalea, camellia, rose and fig.

From the kitchen a door opens to a paved terrace overlooking the gardens, river and wooded valley and from the conservatory French doors open to a further terrace with similar stunning views and a balustrade supporting climbing wisteria.

The gardens descend to a level, mown area with frontage to the beautiful River Tavy, rushing past from a weir via rapids and pools. There are single bank fishing rights of about 150 metres and both salmon and sea trout can be caught. Beside the river is a "shepherds hut". Rising up to the rear of the house is a further terrace area with orchard, including apple, pear and plum, as well as a potting shed and the oil storage tank.

For more information about this property please click here or contact Jackson-Stops & Staff, EX1 on 01392 976004
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