Lydford village is centred around its historic castle and also boasts a farm shop/delicatessen, village hall, primary school and popular inn. Just across the road there is easy access to the open moor with unrivalled opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. Lydford also boasts the delightful Lydford Gorge, a National Trust property with its famous waterfall, together with the granite cycleway, which runs close by. The town of Okehampton is within easy travelling distance, with an excellent range of shops and services, schooling from infant to sixth form level, modern hospital and leisure centre. The town of Tavistock is similarly within easy travelling distance, being well known for its pannier market and excellent range of shops and services. Educational facilities include the well known Mount Kelly School. The city of Plymouth is also within easy travelling distance, and from Sourton Down, there is access to the A30 dual carriageway providing a direct link west into Cornwall, or east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail, and intercity air connections.
22' 9'' x 8' 2'' (6.93m x 2.5m)
Door from the yard. Triple aspect windows as well as a velux with outlook over the yard and with work surface with stainless steel sink inset in unit.
12' 3'' x 6' 4'' (3.73m x 1.93m)
Window to side. Telephone point.
8' 3'' x 6' 3'' (2.51m x 1.9m)
Frosted window to side. Recently refitted with tiled walls and floor. Bath with mixer shower tap and electric shower over with built-in shower screen. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Ladder towel radiator.
19' 8'' x 14' 6'' (6m x 4.42m) Maximum
Double glazed window with garden outlook. Exposed stone fireplace, stone hearth with multi fuel stove. Two radiators. Staircase to the first floor with understairs cupboard. Electric meter cupboard.
14' 7'' x 10' 7'' (4.45m x 3.23m) max plus recess
Stone fireplace with large exposed granite lintel and housing an oil fired stove, which also provides hot water and heats one radiator. Stone shelf. Part panelled walls.
24' 10'' x 7' 3'' (7.57m x 2.2m)
Triple aspect room with door to the garden and windows overlooking the grounds. Fitted with an extensive range of floor and wall mounted kitchen units with electric cooker point. Twin bowl stainless steel kitchen sink. Oil fired Worcester boiler for central heating. Two velux roof-lights. Exposed stone to one wall. Doorway leads to small lobby with steps down to bedrooms one and two and six steps up to;
25' 3'' x 15' 9'' (7.7m x 4.8m)
Double aspect room with double glazed windows enjoying far reaching views and overlooking the yard and buildings with French windows opening to a decked balcony with steps down to the gardens. Exposed pine floorboards. Multi fuel stove on base. Television point. Two radiators. Loft hatch.
GROUND FLOOR HALL:
Door to the yard. Radiator.
13' 4'' x 10' 1'' (4.06m x 3.07m)
Two windows overlooking the yard. Radiator. Exposed pine floorboards.
10' 2'' x 7' 11'' (3.1m x 2.41m) Max
Window to yard. Radiator. Understairs cupboard.
Fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Extractor fan. Cupboard.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
(Original farmhouse). Dividing staircase and loft hatch.
14' 6'' x 11' 7'' (4.42m x 3.53m) Max
Window overlooking the gardens. Exposed floorboards. Radiator.
22' 4'' x 7' 1'' (6.8m x 2.16m) Max
Triple aspect room overlooking the yard and views beyond to Dartmoor and also to the countryside to the west. Radiator.
14' 7'' x 8' 11'' (4.45m x 2.72m) plus recess.
Window overlooking the gardens and land. Radiator. Airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.
9' 7'' x 7' 10'' (2.92m x 2.39m)
Window overlooking the gardens and land. Radiator.
ACCESS, PARKING AND YARD:
From the road an open gateway leads down to the extensive farmyard, providing ample parking with the farmhouse and farm buildings surrounding and with gateways leading off to the land.
The gardens lie mainly to the front of the farmhouse on the southern side, with a decked terrace and paths, and various seating areas with lawns, well stocked flowerbeds, hedges and further enclosed area, in which the current owners have an above ground swimming pool (not included) and beyond is a large level area of grass. The far reaching views over the property's land and countryside to the west, along with views to Dartmoor to the east can be enjoyed from all areas. Gates lead into the adjoining field.
33' 9'' x 12' 6'' (10.29m x 3.8m)
Stone walls with corrugated sheeted roof and interesting ancient stone mullion window.
ADJOINING WOOD SHED:
20' 11'' x 12' 11'' (6.38m x 3.94m)
Concrete block construction with double doors to the yard.
LEAN-TO IMPLEMENT SHED:
30' 6'' x 22' 8'' (9.3m x 6.9m)
Sheeted roof and sides with open front.
GENERAL PURPOSE/LIVESTOCK SHED:
60' 2'' x 59' 2'' (18.34m x 18.03m)
Steel frame construction. Power and light connected.
50' 0'' x 50' 6'' (15.23m x 15.38m)
Adjoining livestock handling area.
The property extends to about 8.4 acres in total and lies within a single ring fence and with one main pasture field with an adjoining copse and three further small field enclosures with a mixture of traditional Devonbank hedgerows and fences. Across the road a small lane leads up to a gateway giving access onto the open expanses of Dartmoor, providing excellent riding out and walking from the property.
SINGLE PAYMENT SCHEME:
Not included in the sale.
West Devon Borough Council, Tavistock, Tel: 01822 813600 and Dartmoor National Park Authority, Bovey Tracey, Tel: 01626 832093