An innovatively designed TWO BEDROOM BUNGALOW, said to have been the winning design in the Ideal Home Exhibition in the 1960s, set within PRIVATE SECLUDED GARDENS of approximately 0.23 of an acre offering DISTANT REAR ASPECT VIEWS over the surrounding landscape. Requires UPDATING with ample scope for further EXTENSION.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION An innovatively designed bungalow, said to have been the winning design in the Ideal Home Exhibition in the 1960's, set within private secluded gardens offering distant rear aspect views over the surrounding landscape and Dartmoor beyond.
The property has no onward chain and hasn't been on the market since 1986. The home requires updating and improvement with ample scope for further extension and rejuvenation so as to appreciate the vista and grounds. There is private drainage via a septic tank, mains water and electricity. The rooms are warmed via independent and thermostatic controlled Suka radiators and there are also solar panels for hot water. Original features adorn the rooms from the period of construction plus PVCu double glazing and doors.
Outside the gardens are mainly laid to lawn with sheltered areas and established trees and shrubs providing colour and shade in the summer months. To the side is a vegetable/fruit garden with a greenhouse and shed along with a cellar under the kitchen area which is ideal for further secure storage. A sizeable gated driveway extends to the bungalow offering off road parking for several vehicles and potential hard standing for a motorhome etc. The accommodation comprises reception hall, sitting room, living/dining room, kitchen, lobby/larder, bathroom and two double bedrooms. The property is located surrounded by Devon countryside and is approximately 10 minutes from Tavistock, Bere Peninsula and Gunnislake making it ideal for commuting or amenities.
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:
RECEPTION HALL 38' 0" x 6' 9 (max)" (11.58m x 2.06m) PVCu double glazed entrance door and windows to the front; 2 circular PVCu double glazed windows; Suka electric radiator; picture rail; telephone point; sizeable airing/laundry cupboard housing hot water cylinder and solar panel controls; doors off.
SITTING ROOM 13' 5" x 12' 0" (4.09m x 3.66m) PVCu double glazed windows and door to the rear garden and views; curved feature wall with open fireplace; book shelving; picture rail. T.V. point.
LIVING/DINING ROOM 15' 5" x 11' 0" (4.7m x 3.35m) PVCu double glazed corner windows to the rear garden; Suka electric radiator; LPG gas flame fireplace; telephone point; picture rail; shelved recess; door to:
KITCHEN 16' 3" x 10' 5 (max)" (4.95m x 3.18m) PVCu double glazed windows to the front garden and to the rear views; fitted kitchen and worktops; single drainer with mixer tap; LPG Baumatic gas flame hob with extractor hood; Bosch oven/grill; space for washing machine and fridge freezer; Suka electric radiator; sliding door to the rear lobby and larder cupboard; PVCu double glazed door to the garden.
MASTER BEDROOM 15' 5" x 10' 0 extending to 15' 3" (14.65m)" (4.7m x 3.05m) PVCu double glazed corner windows to the rear garden and views; Suka electric radiator; pedestal wash hand basin; picture rail; exposed floorboards.
BEDROOM TWO 14' 0" x 12' 0 (max)" (4.27m x 3.66m) PVCu double glazed window to the rear garden; fireplace; fitted wardrobe; picture rail.
BATHROOM 9' 0" x 8' 0 (max)" (2.74m x 2.44m) PVCu double glazed window; panelled bath with shower over; pedestal wash hand basin; low level w.c; heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a five bar gate onto a stone chipping driveway which leads to the entrance door flanked by gardens and a raised bank boundary. The gardens extend to approximately 0.23 of an acre with neighbouring trees to one side and fields to the other making the property private and secluded but without being isolated. The views are a particular feature and can be said to be uninterrupted providing a sense of space while either inside or outside the home. The open moorland of Dartmoor can be seen on the horizon from the rear aspect with a foreground of fields leading to distant dwellings of Tavistock and Horrabridge. There is a greenhouse and garden shed plus a cellar with restricted head height. To the rear is a level lawn which is sheltered with a raised bank and established trees and shrubs. A gate on the rear boundary provides access to the septic tank.
CELLAR Restricted ceiling height; under part of the kitchen.
SHED Timber construction.
GREENHOUSE Aluminium and glass.
SERVICES Mains electricity; LPG central heating; Private drainage to septic tank; Solar panels for hot water.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'D' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 840606.
DIRECTIONS From our Bere Alston office proceed on the B3257 out of the village towards Tavistock and Gulworthy. Follow the road towards Gulworthy without turning off until a crossroads which is marked left for Morwellham Quay. At this crossroad turn right in front of the house on the corner of the junction named The Watering Hole and follow the road towards Tavistock. The property will be found on the right slightly hidden from view with two gate posts and a name plaque stating Stubberlands Bungalow.