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Jacobstowe, Devon Offers in Excess of £320,000

  • Main
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Living Room
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • View
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Kitchen
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Living Room
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Bedroom 1
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Bedroom
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Bathroom
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Landing
    17 The Village Okehampton
  • Courtyard
    17 The Village Okehampton

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  • Characterful Detached Period Village House
  • Set On Edge Of Small Village By The Church & Overlooking Countryside
  • Converted Former Village School Thought To Date From 1876
  • Beautifully & Stylishly Renovated Recently
  • Far Reaching Rural Views Across Village Green
  • Great Location For Good Road Access To Exeter & A30
  • Oil Central Heating & Double Glazed Throughout
  • Walled Courtyard Garden

A STYLISHLY updated CONVERTED FORMER SCHOOL with CONTEMPORARY INTERIORS and open COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS set by the church on the EDGE of this SMALL HISTORIC VILLAGE. Believed to date back to the 1870’s and built of brick and stone construction under a tiled roof, is this attractive and recently refurbished detached former village school, located on the edge of the sought after small village of Jacobstowe. This beautifully appointed and recently refurbished property offers light and airy accommodation throughout with oil central heating and double glazed windows enjoying open views. The accommodation briefly compromises an entrance porch, cloakroom, contemporary kitchen/ dining room and living room with woodburning stove. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is off road parking and an attractive and fully enclosed walled courtyard garden. The village is surrounded by rolling Devonshire countryside, in a region well known for its riding and walking. The Dartmoor National Park is a short drive, whilst the Tarka trail long distance footpath and national cycle routes run close by. NO ONWARD CHAIN


The property is situated on the edge of the attractive small community of Jacobstowe. The A3072 passes through the village (30 MPH limit) to the front providing excellent road access and a bus route. The village of Exbourne, lying one mile to the East has a primary school, pub and community shop. Hatherleigh is 3.5 miles to the West offering further facilities including a doctor's surgery and vet. There is easy access to the nearby town of Okehampton, which can be reached either by main roads or by an attractive drive passing through Abbeyford Woods (Forestry Commission). The town offers a comprehensive range of amenities and shopping facilities, three supermarkets (including a Waitrose), well regarded Community College, medical centre, leisure centre and cinema. From the town there is easy access to the A30 providing a direct link to the cathedral city of Exeter, a further 23 miles away with the M5 motorway, mainline railway and international airport. The Dartmoor National Park is just beyond Okehampton with its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits.


From the front a slate step gives access to a part frosted glazed front door opening to:


Tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine. Worcester combi oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Electric meter board with consumer unit. Contemporary light wood doors to either side lead off to the kitchen and cloakroom.


Dual aspect frosted double glazed windows. WC. Wash hand basin. Radiator. Tiled floor.


From the lobby a slate step up leads to a half glazed period door opening into:


14' 9'' x 9' 10'' (4.49m x 2.99m)

Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side with countryside views. Tiled floor. Cast iron contemporary style radiator. Exposed beam. Inset ceiling lighting. Recently installed fitted kitchen units with floor and wall mounted cupboards, drawers and display units with hardwood block worktops. Inset Belfast kitchen sink with mixer tap. Built in Bosch halogen electric hob. Bosch electric fan oven and grill. Filter hood above. A Gothic shaped oak door opens to:


21' 2'' x 15' 1'' (6.45m x 4.59m) plus window bay

An inviting light and airy living room with dual aspect having three double glazed windows to the front with open countryside views, one of which is in a window bay. Further double glazed window to side with outlook to the walled courtyard garden and view to the church. Gothic shaped back door out to the courtyard. Stone and slate fireplace. Recently installed Yeoman wood burning stove. TV and telephone points. Two contemporary cast iron radiators. Inset ceiling lighting. Handmade wooden staircase to first floor.


Low level double glazed window to rear with outlook across the church yard.


10' 2'' x 7' 11'' (3.10m x 2.41m) plus lobby

Double glazed window to front with far reaching rural views. Contemporary cast iron radiator. Shelf to full width of one wall. Built in wardrobe.


7' 0'' x 6' 6'' (2.13m x 1.98m)

Double glazed window to side with view. Recently re-fitted in contemporary style with tiled floor, claw foot bath with twin head mains shower over and shower screen and mixer shower tap. WC. Wash hand basin. Towel radiator. Further cast iron radiator. Slate shelf to one wall. Part tiled walls.


10' 11'' x widening to 13' 3'' into bay 10' 9'' (3.32m x 4.04m)

Attractive characterful room with arched double glazed window in bay with wonderful countryside views. Exposed roof timbers. Loft hatch. Contemporary cast iron radiator. Two built in wardrobes.


15' 2'' x 6' 7'' (4.62m x 2.01m) plus entrance lobby

Double glazed window to side with great views across the churchyard, church and countryside beyond. Cast iron radiator. Exposed roof timbers.


To the side of the property is an enclosed stone paved and walled courtyard with timber gate and school bell, and backs onto the parish Churchyard. A part covered patio area gives access to a useful stone storage shed, housing the oil tank. Two outside lights. There is a small flower bed area to the front and a further access round the opposite end of the house with a pedestrian right of access for the neighbouring house, leading to a passage along the rear of the house. There is the ability to park off road to the front of the property on a council owned layby.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Telephone and broadband connected. Oil fired heating.


West Devon Borough Council.

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Town: Jacobstowe
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: OKE01917
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