The property occupies a prominent and highly visible position within the heart of the thriving moorland town of Ashburton. Ashburton is an appealing and popular ancient stannary town set on the Southern fringes of Dartmoor National Park, which has a wide range of amenities and many independent stores including a delicatessen, a fish deli, an artisan baker, and a range of antique shops that make the town a most popular and appealing destination. The town has a thriving arts, music and food scene and hosts numerous festivals throughout the year, such as the Contemporary Open House Art Event and the Traditional Ale Tasting and Bread Weighing Ceremony. As well as serving an active resident town population and various smaller outlying communities, Ashburton is the gateway to Dartmoor and attracts many thousands of visitors and is the perfect base from which to explore the spectacular landscapes of the moors and the South Devon coastline with its sandy beaches and sheltered coves. Ashburton has excellent transport links with immediate access to the A38 Devon Expressway, which provides excellent links to the Cathedral and University City of Exeter (20 miles), and the historic naval port City of Plymouth (25 miles).