Cranmere, Mary Tavy, Tavistock, PL19

Sold Subject to Contract Default £525,000

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Cranmere, Mary Tavy, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 9QB.

The first time to market in many years, Cranmere presents itself as a very well presented detached four bedroom family home, standing in its own grounds and located in the very much sought after village of Mary Tavy. This is a beautiful and substantial period property standing in its own generous grounds, and will be found in immaculate order from start to finish.

The present owners have carried out a sensitive and very much in-keeping extension to the property. Cranmere was extended in recent years by a local professional builder, who built the extension to accommodate a stylish lounge to the ground floor and a beautiful master bedroom with ensuite to the first floor.

Cranmere is situated within the popular moorland village of Mary Tavy which offers a good range of village amenities including one public house, well patronised post office/general store, well regarded county primary school, community centre and direct access onto Dartmoor with an abundance of easily accessible walking. Within close reach of excellent schools, leisure facilities and many amenities.

• Spacious and very comfortable period house
• Four Bedrooms including an en-suite Master
• Edge of Dartmoor location with view to the Moor
• Oozing character and features
• Dual aspect wood burner between lounge and dining room
• Large double garage with study over, presenting many options
• Detached Bothy with Sauna
• Stylish kitchen
• Double glazing throughout incorporating quality sliding sash features
• Extensive gardens and summer entertaining area

The approach to the property is via a short, gravelled drive from the road, where you will see a double garage with Studio over, entering through a five-bar gate to a paved area and paths around the house giving access to the gardens, lawn and decked areas.
Entrance Porch

To the front of the property is a porch vestibule with double entrance UPVC white doors and windows either side. Tiled floor.

Stepping from the front door into the hallway via a solid wood door with frosted glass. The hallway has a solid wood floor and skirting in natural oak in an L-shape, where the stairs rise to the first floor and there is an entrance to the lounge and also to the dining room. At the base of the stairs there is a non-opening window to the rear of the property. A feature of the property is the stripped pine doors to both the hallway from the kitchen and the hallway to the dining room with oak doors from the hallway to the sitting room area and downstairs WC.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 7.34m x 4.70m (24' 1” x 15' 5”)

Entering the kitchen / breakfast room, there is a striking solid slate floor, featured stonework fireplace with a wood burner. In the breakfast/dining area there is a large dresser with a black granite worktop, solid oak doors and finished with glazed units above and a plate rack. An ornate chandelier centre pendant and radiators in the bay window. Views to the front of the property through the UPVC sliding sash windows.

In the kitchen area, you have an island unit with a black, solid granite worktop with an inset 4-ring NEFF induction oven and hob. The surrounding walls have high- and low-level solid oak units with black granite worktops and a traditional Belfast sink and tap, with a white UPVC sliding sash window above overlooking the rear paved area. There is ample storage, a built-in Bosch dishwasher and green oil-fired Heritage Range, which supplies both the heating, hot water and cooking facilities. There are ample satin steel socket outlets to the worktops and island, with an electric extraction unit over the induction hob. The kitchen ceiling has recessed LED spotlights and walls are tiled in keeping with the kitchen design.
The kitchen is entered from the rear of the property via a useful porch, accessed via a solid wood stable door. The porch has tiled a floor and walls with a white UPVC window surround and a wood grain UPVC plastic door.

Dining Room 4.45m x 3.33m (15' x 10' 11”)

Stepping into the dining room, with a solid natural oak floor and skirting and a stone fireplace accommodating a dual aspect wood burner which also exposes through to the lounge on the other side and makes a very nice feature to the room. There is a centre pendant chandelier light with a ceiling rose, a high-level oak picture rail and coving. This room features a bay window to the front elevation of the property with sliding sash windows. There is a central heating radiator and various socket points, BT and TV satellite points in satin steel.

Sitting Room 5.89m x 3.41m (19' 4” x 11' 2”)

Part of the extension enhancement to the property is this beautiful lounge/sitting room. Again the natural wood floor and skirting in solid oak continues and there is a feature fireplace with oak lintel, which houses the dual aspect wood-burner from the dining room. The front elevation has a white Upvc sliding sash window with a radiator underneath. There are twin decorative ceiling lights and wall lights to highlight paintings etc. with a further radiator. There are ample sockets and TV and satellite points in satin steel. To the rear elevation are white Upvc double opening French doors onto the patio with decking and lawns beyond, making this the perfect summer room.

Ground Floor WC.: Within the hallway there is a separate toilet and wash handbasin. Fully tiled in white and decorative tiles with Italian style floor tiling and electric underfloor heating. With a white Upvc sliding sash window and obscure glazing. The ceiling has recessed LED spotlights.

From the hallway we go to the first floor. A solid oak stair with a tread carpet fitted, leading to the landing which continues the theme of the solid wood floor and skirting, with a recessed seating area. This is a lovely, light landing with two Velux windows, wall lights and a chandelier pendant.

Master Bedroom with En-Suite 5.89m x 3.41m (18' 4” x 11' 2”)

Decorated to a high standard the spacious Master Bedroom features solid wooden floors and high vaulted ceiling. There is a centre chandelier pendant, ceiling spotlights and two wall lights. There is a fitted TV screen, double socket outlets, and central heating radiators under the window and on the adjacent wall. The windows are white Upvc sliding sash with views over Dartmoor.
The en-suite has an Italian style tiled floor, white wash-hand basin with separate taps, white low-level toilet and a traditional column towel radiator. There are spotlights to the ceiling, a satin steel shaver point, a fitted mirror with light over and a large, step-in shower which has Triton electric shower unit with a stainless-steel shower head and extractor fan light. There is a small, frosted glass window to the rear elevation of the property.

Bedroom Two 3.54m x 3.40m (11' 7” x 11 2”)

Another spacious room comfortably accommodating a king size bed. It has a feature stone fireplace with wall lights either side and a centre light pendant, with ornate shade there is a feature picture rail and oak skirting. With a radiator below the window, which is a double white Upvc sliding sash and again there are beautiful views over Dartmoor. This room has a quality, fully fitted, deep carpet, and has neutral coloured walls and a centre light pendant.

Bedroom Three 3.56m x 2.89m (11' 8” x 9' 6”)

A good-sized double room next to the family bathroom. There is a double sliding sash window of white Upvc, again with stunning views to Dartmoor. This room is in a neutral colour with a high-level picture rail and coving, a centre pendant light with ornate shade, good quality fitted carpet and central heating radiator below the window. This room has a fitted cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder

Bedroom Four 2.47m x 2.20m (8' 1” x 7' 3”

The last bedroom is a single bedroom, also suited to a home office, a study, or a child's room. It is currently accommodating a single bed and is in neutral colours with a light pendant and Upvc sliding sash window, which has views to the front of the property over the moor.

Bathroom 3.39m x 2.03m (11' 1” x 6' 8”)

The family bathroom is beautifully fitted with an ornate legged free standing roll top bath with a large traditional chrome shower over and shower curtain hanging from a traditional oval chrome rail. With a Victorian style wash-hand basin and a low-level white toilet. The walls are panelled to halfway making a nice feature. A Velux window with views to the rear of the property and a white obscured glass Upvc hinged window. There is also a traditional column towel radiator and a wall mounted TV. There are recessed LED spotlights, a traditional over mirror light and dual voltage shaver point. The floor is covered in large Italian style stone tiles, with electric underfloor heating.


Double Garage 6.00m x 6.00m (18' 00” x 18' 00”) with Studio over 5.40m x 4.60m (17' 9” x 15' 2”)

A large double garage with twin white spring loaded up and over doors and a white UPVC door at the side. The garage has a dividing wall and concrete screed floor, with electricity connected for power and lighting and two windows to the upper paved area. There is a 4kw solar panel system with a feed-in tariff on the roof.
Accessed by its own metal staircase via a UPVC glazed door, is the fully insulated vaulted ceiling Office/ Studio above the garage, currently used as an office/ gym presents itself as the perfect work from home solution. Equally suited to a gym, hobby room and a host of other applications and would be ideally suited to conversion to a granny flat or annexe. (Subject to all required planning consents). There is a window to the end elevation, two Velux windows, recessed ceiling lights on dimmer switches, and various socket, TV and BT points.
There is a built-in full-length cupboard which accommodates the solar inverter and plenty of storage.

Bothy 3.05m x 2.44m (10' 9” x 8' 6”)

An insulated stand-alone stone building which accommodates a utility area and Sauna, with tiles and underfloor heating and a light pendant.
Two more garden sheds, one larger and one smaller provide further secure storage for bikes, garden machinery, lawn mowers etc.
Various outside lights and a double socket.

Lawns and gardens

Cranmere has mature lawns and gardens and a raised wooden decking area which is an absolute suntrap in the summer. The decking area is 6.10m by 5.10m and overlooks the large garden, which is currently lawned with space for a vegetable plot if required. At the top of the garden are various fruit trees/ shrubs. It is surrounded by established high hedges giving a high degree of privacy. The front of the property is again laid to decorative beds and paths.


The communications by road and rail are excellent with the A30 dual carriageway providing rapid access to the M5 motorway at Exeter. Whilst there are mainline train stations at Plymouth and Exeter, with regular services to London Paddington (Exeter to London Paddington in approximately 2 hours) there is also a very speedy service from Tiverton
Shopping and facilities

Tavistock is 4 miles away with a good choice of independent shops, four supermarkets and a thriving pannier market. More extensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities can be found in Exeter and Plymouth. There is also a good range of schools in the area, including Mount Kelly Prep School and Mount Kelly College at Tavistock. There are numerous footpaths leading straight up to the western slopes of the moor. The district and area is well known for its sporting facilities, including fishing on the River Tamar and Lyd with golf at Tavistock, Yelverton, and St Mellion. The Dartmoor National Park is on the doorstep and there are an excellent range of country pursuits, to include extensive walking and riding available in the area.


Mains water
Mains drainage and sewerage
Mains electricity
Oil fired central heating
Telephone is BT Connection
Broadband is BT connection

Feed in Tarriff: via Npower. Generation payment – 17.576p & export payment – 5.49p

Tenure - The property is offered for sale freehold and with Vacant Possession on completion and NO FORWARD CHAIN.

Local Authority

The property is sold subject to all local authority charges and is council tax band E. The local authority is West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Drake Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0BZ Telephone: 01822 813600

Agents Notes

None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps, if used on the details are for identification purposes only. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. All figures, measurements, floor plans etc are for guidance purposes only.

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements & way leaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale

  • Detached period house standing in its own grounds
  • Four bedrooms including Master Ensuite
  • Edge of Dartmoor location with views to the Moor
  • Stylish solid oak and granite worktop fitted kitchen
  • Double glazed throughout featuring sliding sash windows
  • Large garden and summer decking area
  • Seperate stone Bothy with sauna
  • Large double garage with office studio above
Floorplan for Cranmere, Mary Tavy, Tavistock
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