A fabulous Grade II listed house with attached annexe in an elevated position in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the South Hams
The approach to Southern House is impressive, with two private driveways, flanked with well-established gardens leading to the property. The house is well presented with a host of original nineteenth century features and accommodation arranged over three floors. Unusually, the house offers three internal staircases, wonderful character throughout and spacious accommodation with good ceiling heights. An impressive entrance hall leads to the four main
reception rooms which include a spacious drawing room, an
elegant dining room, a sitting room offering a wood burner and a wonderful family farmhouse style kitchen, which is the hub of the house and offers an electric AGA and leads through to the breakfast room, utility room and courtyard. Southern House benefits from large cellars which can be used for storage, workshop, office or games room. In addition to the main house is a small annexe and offering a sitting room, shower room and bedroom.
A sweeping staircase leads to the first floor with lovely views over the gardens. The accommodation on the first floor comprises, two large en suite double bedrooms, one of which is a Jack and Jill bathroom and two further double bedrooms, all offering superb views over the countryside and gardens. There are two private entrances with a sweeping drive providing parking, car port and a double garage. The well-established gardens are an undoubted feature of this wonderful home, with mature trees, shrubs, an eclectic selection of fruit trees, a terrace and outdoor swimming pool. In all, the grounds extend to about 1.3 acres and include a
garden shed, greenhouse, two fishponds, a courtyard garden and paddock.
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Elegant and refined, what a glorious house this is. Ideal for a family with a passion for the outdoors and somewhere to keep a pony!Sarah-Jane Bingham-Chick