3 beds | 2 baths | £575,000

  • Period farmhouse
  • 3 Double bedrooms. En-suite to master
  • Delightful private gardens
  • Barns with development potential
  • Double carport
  • Village centre location
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing

Traditional DEVON FARMHOUSE in prominent village centre location. EXTREMELY WELL PRESENTED with 2 reception; 3 DOUBLE BEDROOMS; 1 ensuite; DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE GARDENS and outbuildings with development potential.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION This very well presented period property is situated towards the centre of the popular village of Folly Gate with countryside views and private gardens. The former market towns of Okehampton and Hatherleigh are approximately 3 miles and 4 miles away respectively.

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, including Waitrose, as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in local schools. 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.

Standing within its' own plot of 1/3 acre Treefield is a delightful period farmhouse retaining many of the original features including granite inglenook fireplace, exposed timbers and window seats. Fully refurbished by the current owner, the accommodation which is well appointed throughout and briefly comprises. entrance porch; dining room with feature fireplace; sitting room; study; kitchen with Rayburn stove; generous utility room and a bathroom completes the ground floor.To the first floor there are 3 good size bedrooms with the master bedroom benefitting from a dressing room and en suite facilities.

Outside there are well maintained gardens and a generous courtyard providing additional parking. There is a double carport and 2 stone/cob barns, one of which is the subject of a current planning application. The property is securely protected by a monitored alarm system.

Treefield is a very fine property which requires viewing to be fully appreciated.

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:

Hardwood door with outside light leads to:

ENTRANCE PORCH Double glazed windows to side; radiator; door with stained glass windows to:

DINING ROOM 16' 6" x 13' 6" (5.04m x 4.12m) Window with seat to front; granite inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel stove and bread oven; 4 wall light points; exposed timbers; radiator; door to:

SITTING ROOM 13' 8" x 13' 3" (4.18m x 4.04m) Dual aspect; feature fireplace housing electric stove; 2 radiators; 3 wall light points.

STUDY 12' 7" x 5' 10" (3.85m x 1.79 (max)m) Irregular shape; dual aspect; radiator.

UTILITY 12' 8" x 7' 10" (3.88m x 2.40m) Window to rear; range of wall and floor units under roll topped work surfaces; stainless steel single drainer with tiled splashbacks; appliance space and plumbing for automatic washing machine; appliance space for electric cooker; appliance space for upright fridge/freezer; floor mounted oil fired boiler; timber to dado height; slate tiled flooring; radiator.

AIRING CUPBOARD/STORAGE Housing immersion tank and shelving.

BATHROOM 7' 4" x 7' 0" (2.24m x 2.14m) Obscure window to rear; part tiled walls; low level w.c; pedestal wash hand basin; panelled bath with mains shower over; radiator; shaver socket.

KITCHEN 14' 6" x 9' 2" (4.42m x 2.81m) Dual aspect; range of wall and floor units under roll topped work surfaces; inset ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap; tiled splashbacks; appliance space and plumbing for dishwasher; appliance space for fridge; oil fired Rayburn; reclaimed pine flooring (insulated); downlighters; exposed timbers; door to porch with stable door to outside.

Return to dining room and staircase to:


LANDING Window to rear; radiator; doors to:

BEDROOM TWO 13' 8" x 7' 5" (4.19m x 2.27 (max)m) Irregular shape; dual aspect (rural views); radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 9' 10" x 8' 1" (3.00m x 2.47 (max)m) Window to front; radiator.

BEDROOM ONE 16' 11" x 13' 10" (5.18m x 4.23 (max)m) Window to front; fitted wardrobes; built-in cupboard; radiator.

DRESSING ROOM 10' 9" x 8' 0" (3.28m x 2.46m) Roof light; radiator.

EN-SUITE 9' 1" x 6' 8" (2.79m x 2.05m) Window to side; roof light; part tiled walls; rectangular shower tray and enclosure with electric power shower; pedestal wash hand basin; low level w.c; shaver socket; linen cupboard; radiator; extractor fan; 2 wall light points.

OUTSIDE The property is approached from the village road via gated vehicular access to the private drive, the courtyard and in turn to the main entrance.

BARN ONE 40' 5" x 13' 6" (12.33m x 4.13m) 3 windows to rear; stone and cob construction under a steel profile roof; former shippen (currently subject of planning application).power and light connected with a wood store to rear

BARN TWO 25' 7" x 13' 7" (7.82m x 4.16m) Cob and stone construction under pitched steel profile roof. Currently in use as workshop and general store.. A lean to at the rear provides a covered BBQ area with seating and power and light connected.

DOUBLE CARPORT 18' 10" x 13' 1" (5.76m x 4,.73m) Softwood construction over concrete base; lighting connected.

GARDENS With south westerly aspect the gardens are a delightful feature with mature hedging providing a good degree of privacy. There is an abundance of mature specimen shrubs and bushes with an ornamental pond as an additional feature. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn and is an ideal spot to enjoy the summer sunshine. There is also a greenhouse and log store.

AGENT'S NOTE Planning Permission has been granted for one holiday unit. The West Devon Borough Council reference is 2715-19-PIP. Please contact the Agent's Office for further details.

SERVICES Mains water (metered) and mains drainage. Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating.

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

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

DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton proceed in a northerly direction signed Hatherleigh etc. After approximately 3 miles you will arrive at the village of Folly Gate whereupon turn left at Folly Gate cross immediately before the Crossways Inn. Continue for 200 yards where the property will be located on the left hand side.

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