Set deep in the rolling hills of South Hams in Devon, Flete House overlooks the attractive Erme Estuary and the Dartmoor National Park. For shops, you are close to the picturesque town of Modbury, the bustling town of Ivybridge and the city of Plymouth.
With its convenient Terrace entrance via a side door from the grounds, or via the main entrance, the apartment is approached through a small alcove and oak panelled door to:
SITTING/DINING ROOM 6.40m(21'0") x 6.32m(20'9") This beautifully proportioned room is oak panelled to picture rail level with a fine plaster ceiling depicting Tudor roses entwined in a geometric design. Granite mullion windows give wonderful views to the south-east and south-west, with working shutters; morning, afternoon and late evening sun filters in from the windows, two windows have seats with heating below. There are lovely views across the magnificent gardens to the countryside beyond, also far reaching views over a large terrace and the tennis and croquet courts. There are two large alcoves on the inner wall ideal for storage and two built in cupboards. The room has a magnificent granite fireplace (not in use) with granite hearth and iron back plate. The floor is of oak parquet. It is very understandable why Lord Mildmay chose this delightful panelled room as his study. Double doors set into the north wall lead into the:
KITCHENETTE Compactly designed cooking zone with Paula Rose matching floor based and wall mounted cupboards and drawers with round edge worksurface. Inset integral stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over, built in hob and oven, extractor fan above, integral fridge, tiled splashback, recessed ceiling spotlights.
From the corner of the sitting room an oak panelled door in the corner leads to stairs up to the first floor. Installation of a stair lift is possible.
FIRST FLOOR Carpeted staircase with stone window and wide sill giving a view to the east.
LANDING Original door to large L shaped walk in storage area, also double doors to a built in linen cupboard.
SEPARATE WC Low flush WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, storage cupboard fitted with shelving. Recess to one side fitted with glass shelving.
BATHROOM Wide granite mullion window with magnificent views across the grounds, tennis and coquet courts, River Erme and woodlands beyond. Tiled walls, wood panelled bath with mixer tap and hand held shower over. Wash hand basin with mixer tap with built in cupboards below. Corner shower cubicle, with folding glass doors. On either side of the door to the bedroom are alcoves. One has a cupboard housing the washer/dryer,the other has a built-in laundry box. An oak panelled door and a step(which could be ramped by the house carpenter) leads down to the:
BEDROOM 7.77m(25'6") x 5.41m(17'9") A magnificent room with oak panelled ceiling and walls to shoulder height; along one side are magnificent granite mullion windows fitted with working shutters and catching the morning sun, and giving superb views over colourful camellias, the tennis court, River Erme and woodland beyond. Below the windows are wooden window seats with radiators beneath. Oak Herringbone parquet flooring. A sealed off doorway has been fitted with display shelving. An oak panelled door leads to the outside corridor, providing a second entrance and to the adjoining library and to the nearby main entrance.