Vipers Quay    is a modern stone property constructed in the early 1960s, although there has been a boat house on the site since the 1800s; the whole house was engineered to make the most of the wonderful river views the principal rooms enjoy over the River Dart.

Currently the accommodation is spread over a single floor with a spacious reception hall housing a glass atrium and a pair of French doors leading out to the garden. From here is an en suite guest bedroom and a further bedroom; the master bedroom suite has fantastic views across the river towards Dittisham. There are two further bedrooms which share a family bathroom – each has access to the garden. The house has a large open plan dining room with a stone fireplace and panoramic river views.

Outside to the south eastern side of the property there is a sheltered area of lawn with a barbecue which also enjoys good views over the river and from here a spiral staircase leads to the roof terrace which enjoys even more impressive river views as well as great vistas over the surrounding countryside. There is also a further grass area above the building which would be perfect for a tennis court, subject to permissions. From here a pathway leads through a section

of woodland and along the riverbank towards the house.

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The property also comes with a sweet tidal boathouse and a dry dock as well as moorings and parking for several cars.

Vipers Quay is situated in one of the most picturesque tidal estuaries in the UK, the River Dart, which springs from the heart of Dartmoor and flows south through the South Hams. The area has first class yacht marinas at Dartmouth and Kingswear and many deep water moorings nearby. The village of Dittisham is situated on the southern bank of the river between Ashprington and Dartmouth and on the opposite bank is National Trust Woodland belonging to the Greenway Manor Estate.

Communications are good with the M5 and there are regular rail services from Exeter (35 miles) and Totnes (10 miles) to London Paddington while Exeter airport has ever increasing flights to UK and international destinations.

The guide price is £3,000,000. For further information contact Knight Frank on 01392 848839 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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