A delightful character cottage within the heart of Sought after Dartmoor village, with large private rear garden.
SITUATION This lovely character cottage is situated in the heart of the much sought after Dartmoor village of South Zeal.
South Zeal is a highly desirable Dartmoor National Park village which lies approximately 17 miles west of Exeter and 5 miles east of Okehampton. There are an excellent range of local amenities including a well renowned primary school, village stores, post office, church, recreation/playing field and two popular public houses. A more comprehensive range of local shopping and amenities can be found in Okehampton.
Okehampton lies on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts. There are superb local beauty spots where one may enjoy walking, riding and fishing. The shopping area contains several banks and supermarkets as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in local schools with Okehampton College graded Outstanding in all Areas in it's OFSTED rating.
The recreation ground and park contains, amongst other things, a covered heated swimming pool. Most sports are available including 18 hole golf course, squash courts, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.
DESCRIPTION A delightful character cottage retaining many original character features, with the main part of the cottage believed to date back to the 1700's. The cottage is of stone and cob construction with a two storey block extension to the rear, which make for spacious accommodation.
The property is well presented throughout and briefly comprises of entrance hall; study/snug with adjoining cloakroom; sitting room with superb granite inglenook fireplace with woodburner. A family-style kitchen/dining room with window overlooking rear garden and door to a rear porch/storeroom.
To the first floor are two double bedrooms of generous proportions and a family bathroom.
There is electric heating and a combination of double, single and secondary glazing.
To the rear is a lovely West facing large garden, offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion. There is a brook running parallel to the bottom boundary of the garden. Within the garden is a well-constructed Garden Room/ Office and occasional spare bedroom, with power and lighting connected, offering a multitude of uses and currently used a work from home office.
To the front of the property is space enough for the parking of two vehicles.
We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this wonderful property and viewing is highly recommended.
ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
HALLWAY With front entrance door; tiled flooring; electric fusebox and meters; hanging space for coats; door to rear porch/storeroom and door to sitting room.Opening to:-
STUDY/SNUG 8' 8" x 7' 7" (2.65m x 2.33m) Window to front with bench seat; electric heater; space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to:-
CLOAKROOM 7' 1" x 3' 0" (2.16m x 0.93m) Obscure glazed window to front; low-level WC; pedestal wash hand basin.
SITTING ROOM 18' 5" x 12' 3" (5.63m x 3.74m) Three windows to front with window seats; superb granite inglenook fireplace with bread oven and woodburner; stairs to first floor landing; electric heater. Opening and 2 steps down to:-
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 14' 2" x 10' 4" (4.34m x 3.16m) A family style kitchen/dining room with large window overlooking rear garden; a matching range of floor mounted kitchen units with wood worktops and part tiled splashbacks. one and half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap; oak flooring; appliance space for oven with stainless steel extractor hood over; space for dishwasher; door to larder cupboard with shelving and lighting. Door to:-
REAR PORCH/STOREROOM (irregular shaped room) With door to rear garden and door to hallway. Power and lighting connected .
LANDING Electric heater and doors to:-
BEDROOM 1 14' 6" x 10' 7" (4.42m x 3.24m) Large window to rear with pleasant aspect over rear garden. Storage cupboard and recessed wardrobe with hanging space; electric heater.
BEDROOM 2 12' 5" x 10' 2" (3.8m x 3.12m) A spacious room with window to front.
BATHROOM 7' 8" x 7' 6" (2.34m x 2.3m) Obscure glazed window to front. A matching white suite comprising of low-level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; panel-enclosed bath with electric Mira shower; part-tiled walls; heated towel rail; vanity light and shaver socket;
FRONT To the front of the property is space for the parking of two vehicles.
REAR GARDEN A delightful, large, Westerly facing rear garden offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion. A patio providing a pleasant seating area and extensive lawns with well-stocked flowerbed borders. Timber store shed and chicken run;pedestrian gate giving access to brook which runs along the bottom boundary. Within the garden is a:-
GARDEN ROOM 13' 6" x 9' 6" (4.12m x 2.91m) with double doors; power and lighting connected, offering a multitude of uses and currently used as a work from home office.
SERVICES Mains water (metered) , mains electricity and mains drainage (kitchen waste water to soakaway)
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band B for Council Tax purposes (by verbal enquiry with West Devon Borough Council).
VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371 or email email@example.com
DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton, leave the town in an Easterly direction via East Street and Exeter Road. Proceed out of the town following the signs for South Zeal. After passing through Sticklepath, take the turning left signposted to South Zeal. At the next crossroads, turn right and proceed to the very bottom of the village. Here, turn right and follow this lane (Ramsley Lane) for approximately 300 metres, whereupon the property will be found on the right hand side, identified by a Mansbridge Balment, For Sale Board