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Lydford, Devon Offers in the Region Of £675,000

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  • Exciting Opportunity
  • Stunning Period House
  • In Need of Modernisation & Refurbishment
  • Close to Moors and Lydford Gorge
  • Idyllic Location
  • 4 Car Garage
  • 40 Minutes to Exeter & Plymouth
  • Close To Okehampton & Tavistock

Substantial DETACHED PERIOD HOUSE offering eleven bedrooms, five reception room, along with a number ante rooms. There are two kitchens and part of the property has been sub-divided to create a three storey four bedroom annex property for independent living. The main house is in need of modernisation and refurbishment.

Situated within an idyllic location, on the fringe of Lydford Gorge with extensive gardens and large four garage/ workshop.
Set down a long private driveway is this fascinating property, is NOT Grade II listed however it does sit within Dartmoor National Park and a conservation area.
Properties of this type are exceptionally rare find and this unique opportunity, would be ideal for those seeking a large family home and/or potential home and income/ two family occupation subject to the necessary consent. Over the last 30 years the property has been partially sub-divided into two properties, and prior to this was split into several flats. Despite this, many of the original features have been retained including attractive marble period fireplaces, and moulded cornice's and ceiling roses.
Lydford itself is a highly sort after village, with two public houses, farm shop and easy access onto Dartmoor National Park, with offers extensive access to open countryside and beautiful country walks.


AREA:

Located between the two bustling town of Okehampton and Tavistock which offer a wide range of local amenities including supermarkets, leisure facilities, golf courses and secondary and primary schooling. Tavistock also has Mount Kelly public school and preparatory school and one can also access St. Josephs Catholic school in Launceston. The property is well placed for easy access to the cities of Exeter and Plymouth which are approximately 40-45 minutes drive away and the cathedral city of Truro in Cornwall being just over an hour away. The North and South coasts of both easily accessible being approximately 30-40 minutes drive away.

OPEN COVERED STORM PORCH:

Vaulted ceiling. Window to front and side. Tilled flooring. Brick archway.

VESTIBULE:

Tiled floor. Ceiling cornice. Half glazed door. Half glazed side screen.

RECEPTION HALL:

18' 5'' x 7' 1'' (5.61m x 2.16m) plus recess.

Timber flooring. Stairs to first floor. Under stair storage cupboard. Arch window/ light screen.

SITTING ROOM:

14' 3'' x 22' 2'' (4.34m x 6.75m)

Timber flooring. Bay window to front. Open fire place with marble surround and matching hearth. Ceiling cornice and ceiling rose.

KITCHEN/ DINING ROOM:

22' 1'' x 17' 3'' (6.73m x 5.25m)

Bay window to side. Gas fired 'AGA' range cooker. Belfast sink and timber drainer. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Timber flooring. Moulted cornice.

RECESS:

6' 8'' x 4' 11'' (2.03m x 1.50m)

Door to rear garden. Further door into

RECEPTION ROOM 2:

15' 3'' x 17' 9'' (4.64m x 5.41m)

Window to rear. Timber flooring. Former fire place. Original pull bells.

RECEPTION ROOM 3:

14' 4'' x 13' 10'' (4.37m x 4.21m)

Glazed double French door leading to front garden. Timber flooring. Bricked tiled fireplace with marble surround and mantle piece over.

REAR HALL:

9' 7'' x 15' 3'' (2.92m x 4.64m)

Half glazed door to rear garden. Further door to

OLD DAIRY:

5' 10'' x 9' 4'' (1.78m x 2.84m)

Slate cold shelving. Two windows to side.

BOILER/ PLANT ROOM:

8' 6'' x 6' 1'' (2.59m x 1.85m)

Dual aspect. 'Worcester' oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system. Large pressurized hot water cylinder. Slate shelving. Secondary staircase is currently being removed, this would lead under normal circumstances to

BEDROOM 6:

18' 5'' x 13' 6'' (5.61m x 4.11m) L Shaped

Window to rear.

HALF LANDING:

Stairs leading up to

BEDROOM 7:

14' 5'' x 14' 9'' (4.39m x 4.49m)

MAIN FIRST FLOOR LANDING:

Timber flooring. Stairs to second floor. Under stairs storage cupboards.

BATHROOM/WC:

17' 0'' x 7' 8'' (5.18m x 2.34m)

Roll top bath. High level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shower cubicle. Window to side. Built in airing cupboard.

BEDROOM 2:

13' 9'' x 9' 0'' (4.19m x 2.74m)

Window to side.

BEDROOM 1:

22' 2'' x 14' 0'' (6.75m x 4.26m)

Large bay window to front, enjoying far reaching views. Tiled fire place. Painted stone surround. Timber flooring. Partially vaulted ceilings.

BEDROOM 3:

9' 6'' x 9' 7'' (2.89m x 2.92m)

Currently used as a dressing room. Timber flooring. Window to front.

HALF LANDING:

Giving access to bedroom 6/7

SECOND FLOOR LANDING:

CLOAKROOM/WC:

Window to side.

BEDROOM 4:

17' 1'' x 14' 9'' (5.20m x 4.49m)

Window to side enjoying far reaching views over Lydford Gorge and surrounding countryside.

THE ANNEXE:

A section of the property has been sub-divided to create a spacious four bedroom area for annexe accommodation, and this has been more recently modernised.

KITCHEN/ DINER:

11' 5'' x 14' 2'' (3.48m x 4.31m)

Modern fitted kitchen with double modern 'Belfast' style sink. Space for cooker. Triple aspect. Half glazed door to rear garden.

UTILITY:

6' 3'' x 5' 7'' (1.90m x 1.70m)

Window to side. Range of worktop surfaces. Space for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble dryer.

CLOAKROOM/WC:

Low level WC. Wash hand basin.

LOUNGE:

14' 6'' x 13' 6'' (4.42m x 4.11m)

Two windows to front. Timber flooring. Built in cupboard. Open fireplace.

STUDY AREA:

5' 9'' x 5' 6'' (1.75m x 1.68m)

Stair well to first floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:

Window to side. Stairs to second floor. Built in airing cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE:

9' 6'' x 11' 0'' (2.89m x 3.35m)

Window to side and rear.

BEDROOM TWO:

14' 6'' x 13' 1'' (4.42m x 3.98m)

Two windows to front with open views.

BEDROOM THREE:

11' 7'' x 14' 1'' (3.53m x 4.29m)

Window to front and side with pleasant views.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING:

BATHROOM/ WC:

8' 1'' x 5' 6'' (2.46m x 1.68m)

Low level WC. Pedestal hand wash basin. Roll top double ended bath. Window to rear. Ladder towel rail.

BEDROOM FOUR:

13' 9'' x 11' 3'' (4.19m x 3.43m)

Window to front. Exposed beams. Partially vaulted ceiling.

OUTSIDE:

The property is approached via a long private driveway, and sits within generous gardens, the majority of which is situated to the front and side being south facing and offering a good degree of privacy and seclusion. There is a large GARAGE/WORKSHOP and amble parking for a number of vehicles. The gardens are surrounded by mature shrubs and trees with wide variety of well established rhododendrons adding a splash of colour throughout the spring months.

AGENTS NOTES:

The property was sold by the National Trust in 1977 and certain restrictive covenants apply. Buyers will need to satisfy themselves on these.

SERVICES:

Mains electricity, water. LPG for the 'AGA' and oil fired central heating. Private drainage. Bi-way septic tank. Telephone and broadband connected.

LOCAL AUTHORITY:

West Devon Borough Council and Dartmoor National Park.


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Name Location Type Distance
Town: Lydford
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: TAV120267
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