Ash Park is 350 yards from the pub in East Prawle village. Nestled into a rocky hillside, it has 180 degree uninterrupted views over farmland and coastline to the sea and Prawle Point. It is the sunniest of south-facing houses, imaginatively designed, set in the most beautiful, enclosed, private 3 acre landscaped garden (gardeners happy to 'chat plants' to you as they work): pond (unnetted), lawns, winding paths and steps through the gardens and escarpment, huge rocks and trees (lovely autumn colour), a kidney-shaped outdoor heated swimming pool (fenced, 27' x 12' x 2'9" to 5'6" deep, available 25 May to 14 September in 2018, 17 May to 13 September in 2019), lots of hidden seating and patios, two terraces (furniture) and balustrade.The house has huge picture windows, bringing the views and garden into the house. Sweeping drive to 6 wide steps up to a verandah (garden seat) and door into spacious, open hall, light streaming down over the staircase. Off the hall, large drawing room with gas fire and expansive picture windows with breathtaking views over the coast and sea. This room opens to south-west facing sunroom with door to balcony and pool. Next door, dining room with mahogany dining table seating 10, big windows (views) and swing door into excellent, well-fitted, west-facing kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, Aga plus ceramic hob/double electric oven, larder fridge, tiled floor, granite worktop, TV, breakfast table/chairs). Glazed doors to terrace and swimming pool. Utility area with washing machine, tumble drier, two freezers, larder fridge; boot room. Off the entrance hall, second sitting room with large fireplace (gas fire), TV/DVD and Xbox 360 and, opposite it, a twin bedroom with balcony (furniture), views over garden to sea, and shower-room (suite) across the hall. Elegant stairs up to a large landing, off which three more excellent bedrooms - the master double (6' bed) with window seat and large en suite bathroom (suite); a second double (5' bed) with separate bathroom (suite with separate shower); and a large twin with large sofa bed, en suite shower-room (suite) and door to the previous bathroom. All bedrooms look over the gardens and sea. Also a garden room, split-level and accessed by steps from the kitchen and terrace by the pool, with a double and 3 steps down to two single day beds (footboards) and en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath) with large south-facing French windows with stunning views of the gardens and sea. Games room in garage (table tennis, table football, skittles, darts).The magnificent gardens have interesting paths and steps which young children and people with limited mobility need to negotiate with care. Damages Deposit £500. Best for maximum of 12 adults/2 children. An exceptionally positioned house with fabulous gardens and beautiful interior, in a lovely walking area (bridlepath at bottom of garden leads to Coast Path).
East Prawle: village (pub, seasonal shop/good food café) a mile from the sea in the middle of an unspoilt peninsula (farmland, cliffs, coves, beaches). Superb scenery, cliff-birdwatching and walks - Coast Path to little sandy cove beaches (nearest 1 mile). East Portlemouth (small village, ferry to Salcombe), easy 3½ mile walk. Kingsbridge by road, 9 miles.
Five bedrooms. Three first floor bedrooms: 1 x super king double with en suite bathroom with bath, WC and basin, 1 x king size double, 1 x twin with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, basin. Detached garden room with double and two single day beds and en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin. 1 x ground floor twin bedroom with balcony. Shower room with shower, WC, basin. Hall. Drawing room with gas fire. Sunroom with balcony. Dining room. Kitchen with glass doors to terrace. Utility room. Boot room. Second sitting room with gas fire. Garage games room.
EAST PRAWLE East Portlemouth 2 miles; Hallsands 4 miles; Beesands; Start Point 5 miles. East Prawle is a small village near Prawle Point, the most southerly tip of Devon near Salcombe, in the beautiful South Hams area. East Prawle has a charming, traditional village pub overlooking the green, a useful shop, and is renowned for its stunning coastline, popular with yachting enthusiasts. The sheltered South Hams peninsula is in 'deepest Devon', a pastoral landscape of flowering hedgerows and ancient sunken lanes, carved into by the richly wooded Avon and Dart Valleys. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is decorated with white, pink and ochre thatched cottages, picturesque fishing ports such as Dartmouth, and the beautiful seaside town of Salcombe. Much of the cliff top land has been acquired by the National Trust and is peppered with perfect picnic spots, a walker’s paradise. East Prawle is a wonderful base for uncovering the unspoilt beauty of Devon and the South Hams, all year round.