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Okehampton, Devon Offers in the Region Of £890,000

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  • Substantial Devon Long House
  • Sympathetically Renovated
  • Wealth of Character
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Gardens and Paddock
  • Just under 3.5 Acres
  • Useful range of Outbuildings
  • Potential for Ancillary Accommodation
  • Subject to Planing Consent

Beautifully presented and sympathetically renovated and restored FIVE DOUBLES bedrooms detached Devon long house set in just under 3.5 ACRES of grounds, with useful range of TRADITIONAL OUTBUILDINGS. The property is set down a long private driveway offering a good degree of privacy and seclusion whilst enjoying pleasant views over the countryside. The fascinating thing about the property is that its located within a short and easy walk from the town centre, and a wide range of local amenities including three supermarkets and secondary and primary schooling.

There is a beautiful Victorian park in the heart of the town which sits on the river Okement, and there is a wide range of leisure facilities including golf course, squash club, football club, gymnasium and swimming pool.

The property itself is beautifully presented throughout with large living room, substantial farm house style kitchen/ dining room and further sitting room. There is a large utility area and ground floor cloakroom/WC. To the first floor are five generous double bedrooms, two having their own en-suites facilities as well as a large family bathroom. The two central bedrooms have been for many years the children's bedroom have vaulted ceilings and mezzanine sleeping/ play platforms, and this is an ideal property for those seeking a family home of distinction, with paddock ideal for horses or small livestock.

There a attractive landscaped gardens to the rear and a beautiful courtyard complex of stone barns, orchard and timber cabin along with a large workshop. Internally the property offers a wealth of charm and character, and the period features have been retained and beautifully with installation of all that is required for modern day living. Subject to the necessary planning consent, there is potential to convert some of the stone outbuildings into either annexe accommodation, holiday let and/or a useful home office.


AREA:

Okehampton is a bustling town situated on the Northern fringes of Dartmoor National Park, with easy access to wide open spaces. The A30 dual carriageway is within a comfortable 10 minute drive and gives in turn easy access down into Cornwall or East to the Cathedral city of Exeter where there is excellent commercial centre as well as additional road, rail and air links. Plymouth is also approximately 45 minutes drive away. The North and South coast of the county are approximately 40 - 45 minute drive away respectively and offer a plethora of sandy beaches and attractive coastal walks.

OPEN CUPBOARD STORM PORCH:

8' 4'' x 8' 10'' (2.54m x 2.69m)

Cobbled flooring. Arch window to side. Granite bench seat. Half glazed door.

LIVING ROOM:

34' 9'' x 17' 0'' (10.58m x 5.18m) Maximum

Open fireplace. Three windows to rear. Oak flooring. Doors out to garden. Glazed and oak door.

REAR PASSAGE:

22' 0'' x 5' 4'' (6.70m x 1.62m) Maximum

Window and door to front.

UTILITY ROOM:

10' 1'' x 8' 0'' (3.07m x 2.44m)

Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Oil fired central heating boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating. Pressurised hot water cylinder.

CLOAKROOM/ WC:

3' 0'' x 5' 9'' (0.91m x 1.75m)

Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin.

FARM HOUSE STYLE KITCHEN/ DINER:

28' 4'' x 18' 11'' (8.63m x 5.76m)

Range of worktop surfaces. Comprehensive range of fitted base and eye level units. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated fridge. Space for independent fridge freezer. Built-in double oven. Central island with 4 ring electric hob. Canopy hood over. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit set into granite worktop. Closed door to front. French doors out to garden.

SITTING ROOM:

15' 2'' x 16' 6'' (4.62m x 5.03m)

French doors to front. Window to either side.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:

26' 7'' x 6' 11'' (8.10m x 2.11m)

Built-in airing cupboard with slated shelving. Radiator. Glazed and oak door.

UPPER LANDING:

28' 4'' x 7' 7'' (8.63m x 2.31m)

Glazed floor panels leading down to the kitchen area. Bench seat with storage under.

BEDROOM 1:

17' 6'' x 15' 1'' (5.33m x 4.59m) to front of built-in wardrobes.

Dual aspect.

EN-SUITE/WC 1:

4' 7'' x 7' 9'' (1.40m x 2.36m)

Tiled walk-in shower cubical with glazed shower screen. Tiled splash backing. Wash hand basin. Low level WC.

BEDROOM 2:

10' 1'' x 13' 2'' (3.07m x 4.01m) Maximum

Window to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM/WC:

14' 7'' x 9' 9'' (4.44m x 2.97m)

Roll top bath. Separate shower cubical. Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Window to rear. Ladder towel rail.

BEDROOM 3:

14' 2'' x 13' 8'' (4.31m x 4.16m) Maximum

Window to rear. Sky light. Mezzanine sleeping/ play area. Vaulted ceilings.

BEDROOM 4:

14' 1'' x 14' 5'' (4.29m x 4.39m) Maximum

Vaulted ceilings. Mezzanine sleeping/ play area. Two sky lights.

BEDROOM 5:

15' 7'' x 18' 7'' (4.75m x 5.66m)

Dual aspect. Sky lights to front and rear.

EN-SUITE/ WC 2:

6' 2'' x 6' 6'' (1.88m x 1.98m)

Shower cubical. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Towel rail.

OUTSIDE:

The property is approached via a long private un-made drive which leads to a parking and turning area, providing ample parking for numerous cars. There is a detached stone built open fronted car port and gated access to the side of the property leading around to the back drive, field and courtyard complex of barns. The front garden is predominately laid to lawn for easy maintenance with natural hedge borders and direct to the rear of the property is a beautiful fully enclosed formal garden, with patio area, large level lawn, granite steps leading up to an upper terrace, and private hedging leading through to a productive fruit garden at the far end. To the side of the property is an attractive courtyard of barns. This is an attractive sheltered area with gravelled and paved central yard which makes a wonderful sun trap and ideal for BBQ's in the summer months. Beyond this is a stone arch leading through to the orchard area. To the side of the barns there is access into the adjoining paddock, where there is a large detached timber SUMMER HOUSE/ STUDIO, and there is access to further wildlife and lightly wooded area running alongside the paddock which has been utilised by the current owners for dog walking. Going down the rear drive is a large former WORKSHOP, and at the far end the property connects to a bridleway, ideal for those with equestrian interest, wishing to hack out.

BARN 1:

58' 11'' x 12' 4'' (17.94m x 3.76m)

Partially sub-divided into four rooms and there is water and plumbing for a WC. Subject to the necessary planning consent this could potentially create a useful annexe/ holiday let, and/or ideal home office/ workspace.

BARN 2:

0' 0'' x 0' 0'' (0.00m x 0.00m)

Currently sub-divided into four useful storage sheds.

SERVICES:

Mains electricity, water and gas. Private drainage.

AGENTS NOTE:

Approximately 1 Acre of the land is rented on a peppercorn rent at around £200 per annum from the Church of England.

LOCAL AUTHORITY:

West Devon Borough Council.


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Name Location Type Distance
Town: Okehampton
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OKE130105
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