Ravensbourne Lane, Stoke Fleming, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 0QR | Property for sale | Savills
4,738 sq ft(440.17 sq m)
Guide price £1,750,000(€1,995,369)

Ravensbourne LaneStoke Fleming, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 0QR

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2022
  • Popular coastal village with pub, shop and school
  • Glorious level gardens and walled kitchen garden
  • Sea views, double garage
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 receptions, 4 bathrooms

Elegant Edwardian village house with over 4,700 sq ft of accommodation, level gardens, sea views, horseshoe drive and double garage.

About this property

  • The Gate House occupies the major part of a beautiful Edwardian house dating from 1906. This wonderful family home with original features typical of the Edwardian era offers elegant and generous proportions with high ceilings, ornate moulding, beautiful panelling and large sash windows, some with floor to ceiling shutters. The house and gardens have been meticulously maintained and are presented superbly throughout, although a little updating might be required. The entrance hall is decadent in size with a huge floor to ceiling sash window and beautiful fireplace. The drawing room has a triple bay window with window seat overlooking the gardens and open fire. The dining room also benefits from an open fire and has French Windows leading to the glazed covered veranda and gardens beyond. There is a generous study, again with two large sash windows and an open fire. The kitchen / breakfast room is farmhouse in style with a herringbone parquet floor, a range of units and an oil fired Aga. The utility is situated off the kitchen and offers a large walk in larder, cloakroom and a rear door leading to the courtyard with three outdoor stores.

    The first floor comprises five double bedrooms and a smaller single bedroom. There are four bathrooms in total and a first floor kitchen area. There are glorious sea views from the front elevation.

    The basement measures over 400 sq ft and is divided into three rooms, offering ample storage and housing the boiler.

    The grounds are simply gorgeous, being well-established, full of colour and offering sea views. The gardens are level and mainly laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders, mature hedging and stone walling. A gate leads to the walled kitchen garden which is again lawned and offers vegetable beds, fruit cage and large Victorian style greenhouse.
    The Gate House is approached through large stone pillars with double gates and the horseshoe drive leads to the double garage and ample parking.

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For over twenty years I have walked past and admired this prime village house... and it did not disappoint!

Amy HartProperty agent

Local information

  • The Gate House is situated in the popular coastal village of Stoke Fleming which lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within the glorious South Hams. This thriving community offers a general store/post office with banking facility, a primary school, church, hotel, a popular village pub and bistro restaurant / wine bar. There are over forty groups and societies in the village, catering for all interests and ages. Stoke Fleming is situated on the coastal road which links Kingsbridge and Dartmouth and benefits from a regular bus service connecting the two towns. Dartmouth which lies some two miles distant, offers secondary schooling, a wealth of shops, boutiques, galleries, pubs and restaurants and is home to the Britannia Royal Naval College. The town's deep-water port attracts sailing vessels from all over the world and is considered to be one of the prettiest in Europe. The nearby town of Kingsbridge offers further amenities and schooling and Totnes offers a main line rail link to London Paddington 2 hours 40 minutes).

Additional information

  • Directions: From Dartmouth, proceed along the A379 coastal road towards Blackpool Sands, following the road into the village of Stoke Fleming. As you enter the village, you will pass the Village Hall and Ravensbourne Lane will be found on the right hand side just after the bus stop. The gates to The Gate House are immediately on your left.
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: TBC