Lydford
Sold Subject to Contract

4 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | £465,000


  • Spacious Detached Colonial Style Bungalow
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room With Oil Fired Rayburn
  • 2 Reception Rooms With Open Fires And Study
  • Wealth Of Period And Interesting Features
  • Large Attractive Gardens Of Approximately 0.8 Acre
  • Peacefully Situated Backing Onto Fields
  • Highly Sought After Devon Village Within Dartmoor National Park
  • Easy Reach Of Village Amenities And Open Moorland

SPACIOUS 4 DOUBLE BEDROOM, 2 bathroom south facing DETACHED COLONIAL STYLE BUNGALOW with wealth of PERIOD FEATURES and detached GARAGE, in attractive mature GARDENS of approximately 0.8 of an acre with GOOD LEVEL OF PRIVACY and PEACEFULLY SITUATED.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A spacious four double bedroom two bathroom south facing detached colonial-style bungalow built, we believe, in the 1920s, centrally set in attractive mature gardens of approximately 0.8 of an acre and bordered by mature trees which provide good level of privacy. The bungalow retains a wealth of period and interesting features and is peacefully situated in beautiful position backing onto fields on the fringes of the highly sought after Devon village of Lydford in the Dartmoor National Park and within easy reach of the village amenities and open moorland.



The well proportioned accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch/boot room, reception hall, kitchen/breakfast room with Rayburn, utility, dining room with open fire, 21ft dual aspect sitting room with open fire, study, four double bedrooms, two bathrooms and rear porch. There is a long private drive, detached garage, two storey hexagonal folly (in need of improvement) and large attractive gardens.





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:

Multi-paned wooden door leads into:

ENTRANCE PORCH/BOOT ROOM 9' x 6' 11" (2.74m x 2.11m) Coat hooks; slate flooring; multi-paned windows to front; granite steps and part-glazed wooden front door leads into:

RECEPTION HALL 18' 8" maximum x 15' 3" maximum (5.69m x 4.65m) Welcoming hall with telephone point; picture rail; access to loft space; built-in storage cupboard with shelving; spotlighting; additional built-in storage cupboard with shelving; two multi-paned windows to front into porch; two radiators.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 8" x 10' 7" (4.17m x 3.23m) Fitted with a range of matching wooden fronted wall and base cabinets with concealed lighting; contrasting worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks; inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; fireplace housing oil fired Rayburn with two ovens and two hotplates; built-in Miele dishwasher; built-in fridge and freezer; matching island unit with wine rack; part wood panelled walls; multi-paned window to rear overlooking garden; opening into dining room and door into:

UTILITY 7' x 3' 1" (2.13m x 0.94m) Continuation of the wooden fronted wall hung cabinets and worksurfaces; space and plumbing for automatic washing machine beneath; part wood panelled walls; exposed wooden floorboards.

DINING ROOM 12' 5" x 12' (3.78m x 3.66m) Light and airy room with feature brick open fireplace with wooden mantel, surround and cast iron grate; picture rail; PVCu double glazed window to front overlooking garden; radiator; door into:

SITTING ROOM 20' 11" into bay x 15' (6.38m into bay x 4.57m) Spacious dual aspect room with feature stone open fireplace with wooden mantel and slate hearth with cast iron grate; picture rail; television point; two PVCu double glazed windows to front with pleasant outlook overlooking the garden; PVCu double glazed bay window to side with PVCu double glazed French doors leading out to the garden; two radiators; door into:

STUDY 7' x 5' (2.13m x 1.52m) Small access to loft space; double glazed French doors to side providing access to the garden.

BEDROOM ONE 12' 5" x 12' 1" (3.78m x 3.68m) Feature cast iron fireplace; picture rail; PVCu double glazed window to front with lovely outlook over the garden; two radiators.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 5" x 10' 2" (4.09m x 3.1m) Feature cast iron fireplace; picture rail; PVCu double glazed bay window to side; radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 15' 1" including wardrobe x 11' 4" maximum (4.6m x 3.45m) Built-in triple wardrobe with hanging and storage; picture rail; multi-paned window to rear with lovely aspect over the rear garden; radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 7" x 5' 11" (2.92m x 1.8m) Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround and Mira Sport shower over with shower screen, low level WC, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinet beneath; spotlighting; two windows to rear overlooking garden; stainless steel heated towel rail; radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 9' 9" x 8' 11" (2.97m x 2.72m) Picture rail; PVCu double glazed window to side; radiator.

BATHROOM TWO 8' 4" x 6' 10" (2.54m x 2.08m) Fitted with a matching suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround and Mira Sport shower over with shower screen, low level WC with concealed cistern, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinets beneath; built-in airing cupboard with shelving housing a lagged water cylinder; exposed wooden floorboards; two multi-paned windows to rear overlooking garden; heated towel rail.

REAR PORCH 6' x 5' 3" (1.83m x 1.6m) Block built with windows to both side aspects and to the rear; floor mounted Camray oil fired boiler; wall hung wash handbasin; tiled flooring; part-glazed wooden door to rear providing access to garden.

OUTSIDE: The property sits centrally within its own grounds which extend to approximately 0.8 acre bordered by mature trees which provide seclusion and good levels of privacy, with extensive and attractive gardens surrounding the property which are a particular feature and a haven for wildlife and birds.



To the front, double wooden vehicular gates open to a gravelled driveway which leads up to the bungalow providing off-road parking for several vehicles and continues around the side of the bungalow providing access to the detached garage.

The front garden is enclosed by natural Devon banks with mature trees with a large expanse of lawn interspersed and bordered by a variety of well stocked flowerbeds providing a colourful array of plants, shrubs and bushes. To one side of the bungalow is another attractive level lawn area with circular patio alongside providing a special space for outside dining and enjoying the sunshine, garden and peaceful surroundings.



The rear garden backs on to open fields, again enclosed by natural Devon banks with mature trees, the rear garden is split into three areas, the first laid to a larger expanse of formal lawn with a wooden summerhouse (measuring approximately 10' x 7').



The second section has a two storey hexagonal folly set within an orchard of fruit trees. The folly is now in need of repair and improvement, has power and lighting and window to front. This has the potential to create a studio or hobbies room, if required.

The third section is located behind the orchard and has been used in the past for growing fruit and vegetables, with raised beds, a greenhouse measuring 8' x 6', two wooden storage sheds and an enclosed area previously used for keeping chickens.



To the other side of the bungalow is the:

OPEN FRONTED DETACHED GARAGE 17' 10" x 9' 3" (5.44m x 2.82m) Power and lighting; space for upright fridge/freezer; window to side.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage via soak away. Oil fired central heating.

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

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock's Bedford Square via Drake Road (between the Banks) and continue out of town towards Brentor and Lydford. Continue on this road for approximately eight miles. Upon entering the village of Lydford, pass Lydford Castle and the war memorial on the left hand side. Continue through the village and as you head out of the village the property will be found on the left hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' sign.

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