This property represents the chance of a limfetime to purchase a cutting-edge Grand Designs-style residence, which was once an old South West Water Reservoir however has now been tranformed to an exceptionally high standard contemporary home. This unique dwelling has been designed to incorporate excellent Eco-credentials and extends to over 5,700sq.ft. The architect and the designers have gone above and beyond in their designs with have resulted in a breathtakingly modern yet versatile layout. The home boasts four double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms created to the highest of standards and uniquely finished. There is a further substantial cinema room that a family could only dream of which again is just one of the many special extra touches to this property. The wow-factor continues with a spectacular Open Plan Kitchen Living area providing an open, airy family orientated portion of the home where the whole family and visitors can socialise and enjoy. The property has been designed to surround an inner private garden with glass walls fully surrounding the inner core, which in addition to the multitude of sky lights throughout, allow for natural light to pour throughout the property. However the inner landscaped core is not all... the roof of the home can also be accessed via a private hidden staircase and has been landscaped and created for the ultimate outdoor experience. It is on the roof garden of the property that the panoramic, spectacular far reaching views over the neighbour countryside towards the River Tamar can be seen. The front driveway has also been landscaped and laid to an atractive stone chipped area gradually sloping down the the integral double garage. It is not just the modern visual appearances of the home that are a credit to the designers; a state of the art heat recovery system has been installed which is fed throughout the entire home.
The verdant wooded banks of the Tamar Valley, along the Devon/Cornwall border, offers superb opportunities to discover the regions rich heritage. A few miles further to the east is the thriving market town of Tavistock, steeped in history and traditiondating back to the 10th century, and famed for being the birthplace of Sir Francis Drake. Today, the town offers a superb range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities, including the sought after private and independent school, Mount Kelly, whilst the largely 19th century town centre is focussed around the Pannier Market and Bedford Square, in which regular farmers markets are held. Tavistock straddles the River Tavy and borders with the Dartmoor National Park along its eastern edge, making it an extremely popular destination for lovers of the outdoors with walking, riding, cycling and exploring all on the doorstep. Plymouth, some 15 miles to the south, offers extensive amenities, with the added attraction for sailing enthusiasts, of its coastal access and the Mayflower Marina. The cathedral city of Exeter lies some 40 miles to the northeast, providing transport connections to London and the rest of the UK via its railway links and the M5 motorway.
The accommodation is illustrated on the floorplan and is accessible through a glass canopy porch with double doors opening into the entrance hall. Alternatively, internal access is provided directly from the integral double garage. Internally the surrounding hallways have a state of the art polished concrete floor and feature 19 skylights. The internal garden has been completely landscaped and is a real feature to the home. The main hallway runs around the perimeter of the garden on all sides, meeting at the open plan kitchen and living area, which will has full height bi-fold doors running along most of the southwestern elecation, with a 6m x 4m section of fixed glass to one end. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of wall and base units manufactured by Boffi, with Gaggenau appliances, a sink unit with waste disposal and a central island. A hidden door from the kitchen takes you up to the green roof, where the far reaching views across the Bere Peninsular, down the River Tamar to the Tamar Bridge at Plymouth can be enjoyed. Adjacent to the living room is one of many W/C's and a separate office/study room with potential for a variety of uses, including as a fifth bedroom or guest room. The four principal double bedrooms have modern bath or shower rooms en suite, with the master additionally benefitting from doors to a gorgeous private portion of decked garden.At the northern end of the accommodation is a superb home cinema room with an area for an adjoining gym or studio, separated by a fully glazed partition. Finally the property is complete with a tremendous utility/laundry room and a plant room, with the latter set up to house the underfloor heating controls, central vacuum system and a heat recovery system.
16.15m x 2.74m (53' x 9')
Opening up to a quadrangle courtyard, the hallway wraps around all three sides and on the fourth side of the quadrangle opens through to the kitchen, living room and dining room.
Open Plan Kitchen/Living Room/Dining Room
16.46m x 5.80m (54'0" x 19'0")
Bi-fold doors to the side gardens and also additional bi-fold doors to the quadrangle courtyard. There is a wide range of work top surfaces and matching kitchen islands with Corian tops. A range of fitted base and eye level wall units, high quality appliances with integrated steam oven, conventional oven, coffee machine and grill. There is also a microwave and proving drawer, five ring electric hob, stainless steel sink with drainer and waste disposal, space for large American style fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher and abundance of pull-out storage and drawers. Television aerial, concealed door to the staircase giving access to the eco roof.
Home Cinema Room
7.95m x 5.87m (26'1" x 19'3")
Smooth ceiling with inset spotlights and two Skylights.
6.15m x 3.73m (20'2" x 12'3")
Floor to ceiling glass wall overlooking the central courtyard and also an inset Skylight.
4.67m x 2.10m (15'4" x 6'11")
4.40m x 1.60m (14'5" x 5'3")
Matching work top surfaces with inset single drainer and stainless steel sink unit, tiled splashbacks, fitted base cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and undercounter freezer.
4.40m x 2.18m (14'5" x 7'2")
Central vacuum unit and dust storage. Houses the pressurised hot water cylinders as well as the air circulation unit.
2.90m x 2.06m (9'6" x 6'9")
Suspended WC with the flush system concealed in the wall, square wash hand basin with storage below and vanity unit above. Extractor fan.
Double doors leading to the garden, understair storage cupboards which houses the main controls for the under floor heating system.
Master Bedroom With Open Plan En Suite
6.55m x 5.87m (21'6" x 19'3")
Bi-fold doors leading to the gardens and a decked terraced. Double ended freestanding bath, His and Hers square sinks with storage underneath, suspended WC with flush system concealed in the wall, heated towel rail.
5.97m x 5.87m (19'7" x 19'3")
Smooth ceiling with skylight.
3.38m x 1.80m (11'1" x 5'11")
Wet room style shower with the room being fully tiled to floor and walls, square wash hand basin set into vanity unit with storage under, suspended WC with concealed flush system, Skylight, ladder heated towel rail, extractor fan.
5.90m x 5.64m (19'4" x 18'6")
Smooth ceiling with Skylight.
3.10m x 1.80m (10'2" x 5'11")
Wet room style shower with tiled floor and walls, square hand wash basin set into vanity unit with storage under, suspended WC with concealed flush system, heated towel rail, Skylight and extractor fan.
4.34m x 3.70m (14'3" x 12'2")
Smooth ceiling with Skylight.
3.28m x 1.83m (10'9" x 6'0")
Tiled panelled bath with glazed shower screen and shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, extractor fan and heated towel rail.
4.27m x 3.70m (14'0" x 12'2")
Smooth ceiling with Sklylight.
9.00m x 8.08m (29'6" x 26'6")
Offers a nice large green space which is open to the sky and has bi-fold doors to the living room and the hallway. Forms an attractive green space in the centre of the property.
The property is approached from the parish lane via a set of electric gates, where a gravelled driveway with a turning area and parking for several vehicles leads to the entrance and integral double garage. The plot and its external spaces are mainly enclosed by a range of hedging. The green roof, as previously mentioned, is accessible from the kitchen and offers an elevated vantage point from which to take in the surrounding views, whilst an area of decking is provided outside of the kitchen and master bedroom, perfect for al-fresco dining due to its south facing position. The central garden offers a central focal point and allows for clear sight lines across virtually the whole of the interior of the property.
6.25m x 6.00m (20'6" x 19'8")
Mains electricity and water fully connected. Full Underfloor heating throughout via an air source heat pump. A Clearfox sewage treatment plant provides private drainage. Please note that the agents have neither inspected nor tested these services.
From Tavistock proceed west out of the town on the A390 Callington Road. Approximately 1.5 miles outside of Tavistock, take the left fork adjacent to the Harvest Home Guest House, signposted to Bere Alston. Follow the road to the next junction at Morwell, turning left onto the B3257. Take this road for approximately 3 miles and just before entering Bere Alston, fork left signposted to Bere Ferrers. The property will be found after a short distance on the right.