A delightful, period property built in approximately 1745, which has been upgraded and sympathetically modernised by the current owners whilst retaining many of its original features. Accommodation Ground Floor Entrance Hall A delightful entrance hallway with original antique pine staircase rising to the first floor. Original six-panel pitch pine doors leading to the reception rooms and inner hallway. Drawing Room A superb bright and spacious reception room with French doors leading out to the front garden and featuring contemporary fire surround which conceals the original stone hearth opening and chimney flue. On either side of this are bespoke, illuminated shelves with concealed cupboards below. Sitting Room This room features a stunning bespoke floor to ceiling illuminated shelves with cupboards below. French doors again lead out to the front garden. Door leading to Dining Room With views out onto the rear courtyard. The dining room has a second feature staircase leading to the first floor. Discreet built-in cupboards housing the central heating boiler. There is a bespoke illuminated display unit with cupboards below, and a further half glazed pine door leading into a connecting inner hallway off which are the bathroom and kitchen/breakfast room. Bathroom Contains a built in modern white bathroom suite with low level W.C. mixer taps and hand shower head. The walls are white tiled floor to ceiling on three walls, the window wall is of exposed stone with oak lintel and pine sill and the ceiling contains recessed down-lighters. Kitchen/Breakfast Room A superb, recently modernised kitchen/breakfast room with windows looking out to the courtyard. Work tops, window sills and splash backs are in a feature black quartz as is the double sink top with recessed drainer. One of the under mounted sink units is fitted with a waste disposal unit. There is also a large peninsula unit in black quartz with under cupboards which serves as a four seater breakfast area. Wall units, store cupboard and deep drawer units are finished in a high quality white gloss coated finish. There is also a stone floor to ceiling chimney breast with large fire opening beneath an oak lintel and a functional chimney flue. Recessed ceiling lights and illuminated worktops. A delightful range cooker with ceramic hob. Door to small inner hallway with suspended ceiling incorporating recessed down lights. From here a door leads out to the rear courtyard, and a further opening leads into the Utility Room Finished to a similar high standard as the kitchen, the utility room features polished granite worktops and splash backs, a double stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, and venting for tumble dryer. There is also space for a tall freezer, larder fridge and microwave cooker and floor to ceiling cupboard units. With suspended ceiling and recessed down lights and a window that looks out to the courtyard. First Floor Landing A unique and spacious landing area with recessed ceiling lights and principal doors leading to the five bedrooms, four of which are generous doubles and one being a single bedroom. Three of these bedrooms have large double glazed sliding sash windows to the front of the house. Bedroom One A generous double room with a bespoke fitted wardrobe; fitted headboard; and built in bedside cupboards. Bedroom Two Again a generous double, featuring a wealth of built in cupboards shelves and desk unit. A door leads down three steps to: Bedroom Three A generous double bedroom containing a bespoke, contemporary floor to ceiling wardrobe unit. A further floor to ceiling mirror conceals a cupboard at the top of the steps. A window looks out over the courtyard and a further door leads out onto the landing. Bedroom Four A double room with a low level built in cupboard unit, and window looking out over the courtyard. Bedroom Five/Study A single bedroom at the front of the house currently used as a study. To the first floor also accessed off the landing is the: Family shower room Which has been totally modernised with a shower cubicle, a vanity unit incorporating a W.C. and wash hand basin with illuminated and heated mirror over. From the landing there is then a door which has an inner staircase leading to the: Loft area This is a very large loft area covering the whole of the house which was used as accommodation many decades ago. There are a number of original and velux windows and the area is divided into three rooms. The staircase is narrow but it may be possible to comply with current building regulations by reconstructing it and carrying out renovation work to the loft. In exceptional condition throughout, The Old Orphanage truly has to be seen to be fully appreciated having many original features and the convenience of uPVC double glazed windows and gas fired central heating. OUTSIDE. Externally the property provides well maintained pleasant gardens. To the front of the property, there is a wrought iron gate leading to a pathway which leads to the front entrance of the property. Either side of the pathway are level lawn areas with surrounding flower borders and a host of mature shrubs and colourful plants. The front gardens are enclosed and ideal for children and animals also providing potential development of parking and a driveway To the rear of the property, there is a large decked courtyard with low level bulkhead lighting, the area being totally enclosed again making it safe for both children and animals. There is the added benefit of a built on, insulated storage shed with power and lighting, also a large timber built garden storage cupboard. Leading out of the courtyard is a gated, decked passageway leading to the road at the front of the property. Located in the highly desirable village of Highweek on the outskirts of the market town of Newton Abbot, this property is within walking distance of highly regarded schools. It also offers easy access to the town centre by a regular bus service. Newton Abbot offers a host of facilities including a market, supermarkets, shops and sporting facilities, plus a main line railway station to London Paddington.