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Okehampton, Devon Offers in Excess of £650,000

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  • Front
    Shorts Lane Northlew
  • Tree House
    Shorts Lane Northlew
  • Kitchen
    Shorts Lane Northlew
  • Kitchen
    Shorts Lane Northlew
  • Sitting Room
    Shorts Lane Northlew
  • Dining Room
    Shorts Lane Northlew
  • Breakfast Room
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  • Kitchen
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  • Master Bedroom
    Shorts Lane Northlew
  • Master Bedroom
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  • En Suite
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  • Bedroom Three
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  • Bathroom
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  • Tree House
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  • Tree House
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  • Tree House
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  • The Shippon
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  • Garden
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  • Bluebells
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  • View
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  • The Shippon
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  • Front
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  • Field
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  • Field
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  • The Shippon
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  • Garden
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  • River
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  • River 2
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  • Front
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  • Detached Historic Farmhouse
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms & Garden Room
  • Two Staircases
  • Approached Via a Long 'No Through' Road
  • Delightful Valley Setting
  • 7.27 Acres of Land
  • River Frontage with Fishing Rights
  • Large Farmyard with Barn

Detached 17th CENTURY FARMHOUSE which has been extended within the last 18 years into an ADJOINING BARN. The property offers an ABUNDANCE OF CHARACTER, across its VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION, with TWO STAIRCASES giving access to SEPARATE FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION. It is thought that parts of the property date back to medieval times. The property has been well maintained by the current owners and includes new lime render, new windows, Aga in the kitchen and a wonderful Oak frame garden room. Situated within over seven acres, just outside the village of Northlew, approached via a long 'no through road'. In a delightful Valley setting the property enjoys an attractive aspect over immediately adjoining farmland and woodland taking in the village of Northlew and the hamlet of Ashbury. Northlew is a delightful rural community with a range of amenities including public house, village shop, primary school, places of worship and various social clubs and activities.


SITUATION:

The nearby town of Okehampton offers a wide range of local shops, services and amenities, together with three supermarkets, which include a Waitrose. It has a modern hospital and state of the art leisure centre and there is schooling for all ages to sixth form level. From the town there is direct access via the A30 dual carriageway to the nearby Cathedral and University City of Exeter with its excellent shopping centre, M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. There are excellent private schools within the area with Kelly College at Tavistock, Shebbear College and Exeter School all being within travelling distance. The Dartmoor National Park offers many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits and the area is well known for its sporting and leisure facilities which include Golf at nearby Ashbury, river and lake fishing at Highampton and walking and riding on the Tarka Trail and Granite Way. The North and South Coasts of Devon are also within easy travelling distance with attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.

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Wooden front door leading into:

ENTRANCE HALL:

18' 7'' x 5' 5'' (5.66m x 1.65m)

Exposed ceiling timbers. Doors leading into kitchen/ dining room, living room and utility room.

KITCHEN / DINING ROOM

18' 5'' x 16' 7'' (5.61m x 5.05m)

Two windows to rear and one to front. Fitted with a range of rustic timber units with marble work surfaces. Inset Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Further built in shelved cupboards. Electric Aga. Flagstone floor. Exposed ceiling timbers. Stair case rising to first floor. Opening into:

BREAKFAST ROOM:

16' 3'' x 9' 4'' (4.95m x 2.84m)

Window to front and side. Exposed ceiling timbers. Extensive range of fitted book/display shelving. Exposed mahogany floorboards.

UTILITY ROOM:

13' 5'' x 4' 10'' (4.09m x 1.47m)

Window to side. Range of base units. One and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

CLOAKROOM:

9' 3'' x 4' 0'' (2.82m x 1.22m)

Window to rear. Low level WC. Base cupboards.

SITTING ROOM:

17' 1'' x 12' 8'' (5.20m x 3.86m)

Window to front with window seat. Inglenook fireplace with granite uprights and lintel. Wood burner and clome oven. Opening into:

DINING ROOM:

11' 0'' x 15' 1'' (3.35m x 4.59m)

Window to front with window seat. Wood burner. Exposed ceiling timbers. Secondary stair case rising to first floor.

MASTER BEDROOM:

21' 4'' x 15' 3'' (6.50m x 4.64m) Maximum

Two windows to front and one to side. Exposed ceiling timbers. Two built in wardrobes. Door into:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:

10' 6'' x 4' 9'' (3.20m x 1.45m)

Velux window to rear. Double shower with mains shower. Low level WC with concealed system and useful storage units. Chrome heated towel rail. Wash hand basin with cupboard under.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:

Approached via the staircase in the kitchen/ dining room. Window to front. Doors leading to two bedrooms and family bathroom.

BEDROOM TWO:

17' 7'' x 12' 6'' (5.36m x 3.81m)

Velux window to rear and window to front.

BEDROOM THREE:

17' 5'' x 12' 8'' (5.30m x 3.86m) (Part restricted head height)

Velux window to rear and window to front.

FAMILY BATHROOM:

9' 11'' x 8' 7'' (3.02m x 2.61m) (Restricted head height)

Velux window to rear. Low level WC. Free standing bath with shower. Wash hand basin with cupboard under. Chrome towel rail. Airing cupboard.

OUTSIDE:

The property is approached from the lane via a five bar gate leading into a large gravelled farmyard area with parking for a large number of vehicles, lorries, horse box etc. Fronting onto the yard is a detached stone Shippon, with a slate roof, internal measurement 15' x 8' with single garage attached. From the yard, a driveway leads down to the land, with a wildlife pond and duck house. There is also a single stable and tack room with power connected and a greenhouse. To the side of house is a raised garden area with shrubs and fruit trees. To the rear of the house is a good sized orchard, with a variety of mature apple and pear trees, together with plum, cherry, damson and quince. The land lies predominantly to the north and west of the property and is stock fenced. To the west of the house and buildings the land slopes down to a level meadow with river frontage and access from the yard. To the north, beyond the orchard is a further long sloping south west pasture field, with further fields enjoying frontage along the River Lew. We understand that the property enjoys fishing rights on the river, which is known to contain trout. This delightful valley setting attracts an abundance of wildlife and flora, and there are some delightful valley views across surrounding countryside, taking the nearby village of Northlew. It is felt that the property would be ideal for those with equestrian interests or anybody looking for a completely peaceful and secluded rural home with the unique benefit of extensive river frontage. There is the added benefit of immediate bridleway access along the no-through road.

TREE HOUSE:

15' 5'' x 15' 5'' (4.70m x 4.70m)

Glazed sliding doors to front overlooking the adjoining land, lakes and stream. Wood burner. Marble worktop with gas Barbecue. Built in fridge.

SERVICES:

Mains electricity. Private water supply. Private drainage.


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Town: Okehampton
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: OKE01723
Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 July 2019 13:43
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