North Tawton

4 beds | 1 baths | 2 receptions | £285,000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception
  • Period Features
  • Mains Gas Central Heating
  • Off Road Parking
  • Walk to town
  • South West Facing Garden
  • Detached

CHARACTERFUL DETACHED four bedroom property with south west facing GARDEN in POPULAR RESIDENTIAL AREA close to amenities, off road PARKING, mains gas central heating and walking distance to town centre.

SITUATION/DESCRIPTION The property is situated in a well respected residential area within close proximity to the amenities and town centre of North Tawton.

North Tawton is a small town (population 1750) which is situated in the middle of Devon in good farming country. There are a good range of local amenities including Post Office Stores, a Spar Store, the Parish Church, Primary School and Public Houses. The former market town of Okehampton lies approximately 7 miles to the southwest.

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 banks and supermarkets as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in local schools. The recreation ground and park contain, 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.

A very well presented and maintained detached period house which was formerly two cottages, the original cottage believed to be approximately 200 years old with the second cottage being built 80-90 years later. The property is built of stone and cob and retains many character features, including feature fireplaces, multi-fuel stoves, beams and vaulted ceilings, deep silled windows with seats and traditional latch-style doors. The property is not listed and has been extensively refurbished by the current owners.

The spacious accommodation comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, a lovely sitting room with exposed ceiling beams, deep silled windows, feature fireplace and door to rear garden, dining room with feature brick-built fireplace and multi-fuel stove, kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances, large pantry/utility and to the first floor is a landing with latch doors to four bedrooms. The master bedroom has a wonderful vaulted ceiling with two exposed original timber A-frames. There is a bathroom and a separate shower room. There is also a very useful store room which could be used as a study. The property benefits from mains gas central heating and full double glazing.

Immediately to the rear of the property is a private enclosed paved courtyard and a short path leads to a further generous south westerly facing enclosed garden predominantly laid to lawn with adjoining patio. There is also off-road parking for one vehicle. We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this spacious well presented 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:

Canopy part-glazed front door leads to:

ENTRANCE HALL Window to front; stairs to first floor; slate flooring; radiator; doors to:

DINING ROOM 14' 0" x 13' 10" (4.28m x 4.22m) Window to front; feature fireplace housing woodburner on slate hearth; television point; two wall light points; radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 21' 10" x 9' 9" (6.67m x 2.98m) Two windows to rear; door to outside courtyard; range of country-style floor mounted units under rolltop worksurfaces; stainless steel sink and drainer; integral dishwasher; appliance space and plumbing for automatic washing machine; electric range cooker with gas hob; hood and extractor fan over; appliance space for upright fridge/freezer; walk-in storage cupboard housing tumble dryer; radiator. Returning to entrance hall and doors to:

CLOAKROOM Low level WC; wash handbasin.

SITTING ROOM 15' 6" x 12' 9" (4.74m x 3.91m) Dual aspect; feature fireplace housing woodburner stove; door to outside rear courtyard; exposed timber beams; three wall light points; television connection; radiator.

From entrance hall, staircase to:


LANDING Doors to:

BEDROOM ONE 16' 2" x 13' 3" (4.95m x 4.04m) Dual aspect room with great character; vaulted ceiling; radiator.

SHOWER ROOM Shower cubicle with electric shower.

BATHROOM 10' 7" x 7' 1" (3.24m x 2.16m) Obscure window to rear; panel enclosed bath with electric shower over; low level WC; pedestal wash handbasin; part wood panelled walls to dado height; part-tiled walls; airing cupboard housing mains gas boiler; heated towel rail.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 4" x 11' 5" (3.76m x 3.48m) Dual aspect; hatch to loft space; radiator.

WALK-IN STORAGE CUPBOARD 7' 10" x 4' 3" (2.39m x 1.31m)

BEDROOM THREE 11' 11" x 9' 10" (3.64m x 3.02m) Window to side; hatch to loft space; radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 1" x 10' 7" (3.70m x 3.25m) maximum L-shaped. Window to side; radiator.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached via a pavement to the main entrance and a shared drive to an off-road parking area (with potential for garage, subject to the necessary consents).

A stable door from the kitchen leads to a private paved courtyard with woodstore and outside tap, and a pathway and steps to the main garden. This comprises an area of both lawn and patio with a variety of flowerbeds and borders. There is a side access gate to the garden and also a timber storage shed.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'D' for Council Tax purposes.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371.

DIRECTIONS From the centre of Okehampton, proceed in a easterly direction into East Street. At the second set of traffic lights turn left into Barton Road and leave the town via Crediton Road heading towards North Tawton. After approximately 7 miles turn left, signposted North Tawton. Upon entering the town take the first turning right into Exeter Street and proceed for approximately 300 metres whereupon the property will be found on the right hand side.

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