A stunning Grade II* listed family property located on the outskirts of the desirable village of South Pool close to the Salcombe Estuary, benefitting from direct water access.
Located in an elevated position above South Pool creek with a right of access via Scoble Point to the Salcombe Estuary, Scoble House is beautiful example of Queen Anne/Georgian architecture. According to Devon Rural Archives there has been a Manse on site since the 11th Century. Arranged over 5 floors including a cellar, Scoble has alternated between being a farm and a gentleman's residence but is currently a wonderful family home and situated in a desirable location just outside the pretty village of South Pool.
The drawing room features a Horseshoe fireplace and ''fielded' panelling, the dining room also has a fireplace with relief plaster ceiling and a snug with an inglenook fireplace together with Georgian window and shutters. The reception rooms lead off the well-proportioned entrance hall which has an elegant staircase leading to the upper floors. The kitchen/breakfast room has an Aga, built in units with Butler sink and enjoys views over the inner court yard and is accessed via a useful arrangement of rooms including a useful boot room, larder, utility room, wood store and store room. Downstairs is a large cellar with flagstone floor which is located below the front section of the house and has windows and door leading to the outside. This area could be transformed into a fantastic party or cinema room.
On the first floor is an elegant drawing room with double aspect windows having lovely south and east facing views. This room could be converted to create a magnificent master bedroom and en-suite by incorporating the bedroom (5) behind. There are a further 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the same floor. The second floor has 2 further bedrooms and a shower room and on the third floor 2 rooms which could either be used as bedrooms or alternatively a playroom, studio or office.
Approached over a gravelled drive with court yard, outbuildings/garaging and ample parking the lawned gardens face south with a wonderful kitchen garden. Adjacent to the property is approximately 3 acres of agricultural land with its own detached outbuilding.
South Pool is one of the most charming and sought after villages in the South Hams. It lies at the head of a beautiful creek, navigable for a few hours around high tide to the rest of the Salcombe Estuary. The village has a highly popular pub, The Millbrook Inn, a 13th century church and a lively local community.
The market town of Kingsbridge, which is the centre for this part of the South Hams, provides a good range of shopping and other amenities. Salcombe, renowned for its sailing, the beauty of its estuary and its fine sandy beaches is just a short boat trip away when tide permits.
Mains electricity. Bore hole. Oil fired boiler. Solar panels.