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Belstone, Devon Offers in the Region Of £389,950

Sold STC
  • Main
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Area
  • Living Room
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Courtyard
  • Study
  • Views
  • Side of Property
  • Gardens
  • Inglenook
  • Views
  • Bathroom
  • Front Garden
  • Outbuilding

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  • Chocolate Box Style Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • Wealth Of Charm & Character
  • Many Original Features
  • Sympathetically Modernised and Extended
  • Direct Access to Moors
  • Off Road Parking
  • Level Gardens
  • Air Source Heating

BEAUTIFUL CHOCOLATE BOX Grade II listed thatched cottage, surrounded on three sides by a delightful walled cottage garden, situated in the heart of this pretty MOORLAND VILLAGE. The property, dating back over 400 years in parts, offers a wealth of charm and character, situated in a picturesque village which itself is steeped in history, with the village green still retaining the old stocks.  From the garden gate one can enjoy open views and immediate access onto Dartmoor National Park, a short walk from The Nine Maidens Stone Circle, Belstone Tor, and the beautiful Skaigh valley.

Belstone has a thriving and very active community, with a popular local pub, church, tea room, visiting Post Office, weekly Community Cafe and many other events in the village hall, and is less than a mile from an excellent shop selling local and organic produce.

The village is located just outside the bustling former market town of Okehampton, which offers a wide range of local amenities, including primary and secondary schooling.  One can easily access the A30 corridor with the cathedral city of Exeter being approximately a twenty-five to thirty minute drive away, offering a comprehensive retail and commercial centre as well as additional road, rail and air links. The nearby villages of Sticklepath and South Zeal offer a further range of local amenities.


The property sits on a level plot, with attractive landscaped gardens, and gated access. There are two patio areas, one leading off a modern extension to the beautiful Kitchen/Dining room, which enjoys a southerly aspect. In 2015 an air source heat pump was installed for central heating and hot water, together with a modern pressurised hot water cylinder and new radiators. There is underfloor heating and double glazing in the new extension, and Cosy Home double glazing has been installed in the older part of the cottage. The property has been sympathetically modernised to a high standard, and makes a wonderful family home within this idyllic location.


5' 6'' x 5' 4'' (1.68m x 1.62m)

Oak door. Stone tiled flooring. Skylight. Cottage latch door into:


15' 6'' x 14' 9'' (4.72m x 4.49m)

Large granite inglenook fireplace with granite lintel, cloam oven and Woodwarm multi-fuel stove. Exposed beams. Dual aspect. Window seat and lintel. Electronic fire alarm. Step up to passage with stairs to first floor, under stairs cupboard. Window to side garden. Cottage latch door and two steps up into:


Large cupboard with slatted shelving and space for condensing tumble dryer. Slate floor. Skylight.


17' 4'' x 14' 2'' (5.28m x 4.31m) extending to 15' 2'' (4.62m) maximum

Range of bespoke, hand built solid oak kitchen units with solid oak worktop. Inset black ceramic single drainer one and a half bowl sink with swan neck mixer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Integrated dishwasher. Stainless steel cooker hood and space for range cooker. Space for fridge-freezer. Handmade wall tiles. Delabole slate flooring. Two exposed stone walls, exposed beams, timber upright. Closed roof panels. Window overlooking patio, and stable door to garden.


Electronic fire alarm (also one in attic space). Two cottage latch doors. Step up into each bedroom.


10' 1'' x 8' 5'' (3.07m x 2.56m)

Window to front. Exposed beams.


5' 3'' x 7' 11'' (1.60m x 2.41m)

Double shower cubicle with glazed screen housing mains shower. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit. Concealed cistern WC. Heated ladder towel rail. Part panelled wall. Delabole slate flooring. Skylight.


13' 8'' x 15' 6'' (4.16m x 4.72m)

Window to front with window seat. Fitted cottage style wardrobes. Further built in cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder.


12' 0'' x 10' 3'' (3.65m x 3.12m) Plus recess

Window overlooking side garden. Bonnet ceiling. Small alcove with hanging space and shelf.


The pedestrian approach to the property is via a gravelled pathway and gate with short cobbled path leading to the front door. Granite steps lead up to the garden, which wraps around three sides of the cottage and is enclosed by traditional stone walls. To the right is an extensive area of lawn with a variety of shrubs and trees and a south facing summerhouse with decking in the top corner enjoying views of Cosdon and the church tower. Access from the road is via a traditional five bar gate inside which is an area of hardstanding which could provide off-road parking if required, although there is an abundance of on street parking. Steps to the left lead down to a paved slate patio area with log store and stone outbuilding. There is a lawned area with planted borders and beds and wooden garden shed, and two granite steps leading down to a further sheltered paved slate patio with direct access from the kitchen/dining room, enjoying a southerly aspect, and offering a fantastic private sun-trap during the summer months.


12' 4'' x 10' 11'' (3.76m x 3.32m)

A useful outbuilding with corrugated roof, power and light connected, at present used as a workshop. Window to lower patio.


Mains electricity, water and drainage.


West Devon Borough Council and Dartmoor National Park.

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Name Location Type Distance
Town: Belstone
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OKE01382
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