A small country house estate comprising of a beautifully presented family home built in 1949 by a prominent local businessman in the Art Deco style with separate 3/4 bedroom cottage, surrounded by extensive gardens and bluebell woodland of approximately 17 acres, in a highly desirable West Devon location set within Dartmoor National Park. Furzeland Down House is in a unique setting with far-reaching views over Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside. It offers over 4,290 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation. The house has four spacious reception rooms, five good-size bedrooms, a basement suite, cinema and games room and large a...kitchen/breakfast room. Outside there is a beautiful swimming pool with a pool house and grounds extending to approximately 17 acres. Furzeland Down Cottage has three to four bedrooms which could provide a substantial income as a holiday let or used as accommodation for relatives and extended family. The property, which faces south, is situated on the lip of the Walkham Valley on the favoured southern side of the thriving market town of Tavistock with amenities including a hospital, olympic swimming pool, town centre shopping area and a Pannier Market. A more extensive range of facilities are found in the historic naval port of Plymouth, 12 miles away, which offers yet more extensive cultural, recreational and educational facilities including three theatres, the museum, several marinas, shopping centre, many sporting facilities and a fine university. The Barbican area has retail art galleries, as well as numerous bars and eating places. The port has regular cross-channel ferry services to Brittany and northern Spain. The cathedral city of Exeter, 40 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West. The city offers a wealth of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a variety of good shopping, including John Lewis, and many restaurants. Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country. Two hour mainline railway service to London. There are a wide range of well-regarded state and private schools within the area, including the renowned Mount Kelly private school, and the Plymouth grammar schools are also in close proximity.
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