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Okehampton, Devon Offers in the Region Of £550,000

  • Front
  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Garden
  • Side
  • Entrance Hall
  • Bedroom One
  • Bedroom Two
  • Fireplace
  • Land
  • Outbuildings
  • Sunset- No Filter!
  • River
  • Front
  • Garden
  • Gardens
  • Front
  • Raised Beds
  • Side
  • Garden

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  • Detached Former Lodge House Dating Back to 1846
  • Offering Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms & Three Bathrooms
  • Semi Rural Location
  • Attractive Views over Adjoining Countryside and Abbeyford Woods
  • Versatile Accommodation with Annexe Potential
  • Grounds of Approximately Four Acres
  • Useful Range of Outbuildings

A FORMER LODGE HOUSE dating from 1846, and occupies an ELEVATED LOCATION overlooking its OWN GARDENS and the RIVER. The VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION has been extended within recent years and the property would be ideal as a SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME or alternatively is EASILY CONFIGURED into a HOUSE and ANNEXE if required. The accommodation in brief comprises an entrance hallway, kitchen/ breakfast room, dining room, living room, family room and cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, two with en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing together with separate oil central heating systems for both the house and potential annexe. The gardens are a particular feature and there is the added advantage of an excellent pasture paddock and a useful range of outbuildings. The property is extensively bordered by its own woodland, providing a good degree of peace and seclusion.


The property is situated on the very fringes of Okehampton, within easy reach of the town yet enjoying a delightful rural aspect. The property is situated on the edge of the fringes of Abbeyford Woods, a forestry commission mixed woodland providing delightful walks, cycling and horse riding (by permit). The gardens adjoin the Okement River, which is a haven for wildlife. Okehampton itself is situated on the northern fringes of the Dartmoor National Park, famed for its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery, with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. The town offers a wide range of local shops and services together with three supermarkets which includes a Waitrose. The town also has a modern hospital, well equipped leisure centre and schooling from infant to sixth form level. From the town there is easy access to Dartmoor and the A30 is also easily accessible, providing a link west into Cornwall or east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections. The nearby Taw and Torridge Valleys are well known for their fishing and the Tarka Trail for its delightful walking and cycling. The north and south coasts of Devon and Cornwall are also within easy travelling distance for some attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.


6' 9'' x 8' 11'' (2.06m x 2.72m)

With part glazed front door, two glazed doors to living room. Stairs to first floor.


26' 2'' Maximum x 16' 3'' (7.98m x 4.95m)

Double aspect windows to gardens and surrounding countryside. An exceptionally spacious room with large granite fireplace with double sided woodburning stove on slate hearth, opening into the dining room. Large under stairs store cupboard/ study.


11' 10'' x 11' 10'' (3.6m x 3.6m) plus bay window

Bay window with aspect towards Abbeyford Woods. Large granite fireplace with double sided woodburner, opening into living room.


16' 11'' x 12' 5'' (5.16m x 3.79m)

Dual aspect windows to the side and rear. Range of base and eye level units. One and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Oil fired AGA can supply the hot water. Floor mounted boiler. Gas hob and electric oven with extractor unit above. Breakfast bar.


10' 2'' x 4' 5'' (3.09m x 1.35m)

Window overlooking the courtyard. Radiator. Washing machine and freezer space. Storage cupboards.


2' 11'' x 6' 7'' (0.89m x 2.0m)

Part obscured glazed window. Vanity washbasin. Low level WC.


10' 6'' x 12' 3'' (3.2m x 3.73m)

Part glazed door to the side and French doors onto the courtyard. Large walk-in under stairs cupboard with space for chest freezer/tumble dryer. Secondary staircase rising to bedroom four. Door leading into:


15' 11'' x 10' 11'' (4.84m x 3.33m)

Two windows to front aspect with attractive aspect towards Abbeyford Woods. Built-in shelved cupboard and shelved recess. Boiler for potential annex and airing cupboard.


Storage cupboards. Two airing cupboards housing hot water tank.


10' 11'' x 11' 9'' (3.33m x 3.57m)

Window overlooking front gardens and river. Door into:


2' 7'' x 7' 10'' (0.8m x 2.39m)

Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit and screen door. Pedestal washbasin with tiled splashback, low level WC, extractor.


13' 6'' x 11' 10'' (4.11m x 3.6m)

Double aspect with an extensive range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes, cupboards and dressing table.


12' 0'' x 10' 0'' (3.65m x 3.04m)

Window with views towards Abbeyford Woods.


7' 3'' x 8' 10'' (2.2m x 2.7m) Maximum

Corner bath with tiled splashbacks, tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower tap and screen door, pedestal washbasin with tile and mirror splashback, low level WC, heated towel rail.


30' 9'' x 5' 10'' (9.38m x 1.77m) Maximum

(Approached from rear hallway). Access to under eaves storage. Door into:


14' 1'' x 10' 9'' (4.28m x 3.28m)

Two windows to front aspect with attractive aspect towards Abbeyford Woods. Built-in shelved cupboard and shelved recess.


8' 2'' x 3' 5'' (2.5m x 1.03m)

Panelled shower cubicle with mixer tap and screen door, pedestal washbasin with tiled splashbacks, low level WC, extractor fan.


The property is approached from the road via a timber gate, providing access to a good sized parking/turning area with outside light and oil storage tank. Attractive views over adjoining countryside and Abbeyford Woods. Useful STORE 19'2'' x 6'3'' with power and light connected. Side paved patio area, again with rural aspect and extending round to the front of the house, where there is a further patio with views over the gardens and river. Large terraced front lawned garden with a wealth of shrubs and trees and second gate access from the road to a further driveway/parking area and access to the paddock. Large aluminium framed GREENHOUSE, COVERED STORE & SHED. LARGE TIMBER WORKSHOP 26' x 20' with power and light connected. COVERED STORE/CARPORT and lean-to, power, light and water connected. The river provides an extensive frontage to the gardens and the property includes a small island. From the gardens there is a gateway through to the PASTURE PADDOCK, again bordered by the river and woodland at rear. Useful STABLE BLOCK having BOX, TACK ROOM/2ND BOX and FEED ROOM. Adjoining STORE, power, light and water connected. Immediately to the rear of the house is a paved patio area with a further useful SHED/WORKSHOP 19'6 x 6'2''. Steps lead up into the woodland and there is a large timber and glazed SUMMERHOUSE in an elevated location. The property owns the adjoining woodland which runs along the back of the gardens and paddock, allowing a good degree of peace and seclusion. The gardens and grounds total approximately four acres.


Mains electricity & water. Private drainage.


West Devon Borough Council.

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Name Location Type Distance
Town: Okehampton
County: Devon
Sale Type: Exchanged
Ref #: OKE01945
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