Belstone

8 beds | 4 baths | 3 receptions | Offers in the region of £700,000


  • Ref No. O1214
  • Superbly Presented Detached Victorian House
  • Heart of Sought-After Dartmoor Village
  • Excellent views and access to nearby Dartmoor
  • Currently used as a successful B&B
  • Excellent Family Home
  • Eight Bedrooms / Four Bathrooms - Two Ensuite
  • Gardens and Off-Road Parking
  • Period Features
  • Viewing Essential to Appreciate

A superbly presented, IMPOSING MOORLAND HOUSE with 8 BEDROOMS and 4 BATHROOMS, set in prime location in the middle of the popular Dartmoor village of Belstone with STUNNING VIEWS. The property is currently as a SUCCESSFUL BED & BREAKFAST, however also offers the prospective buyer a wonderful family home. Viewing is essential to appreciate.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION The property is located within the boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park, which is renowned for both the diversity of its countryside and for the many varied sporting and recreational facilities available either within the immediate vicinity or surrounding area.

Belstone offers an attractive centre for walking on Dartmoor and boasts a thriving cricket club, pub and an active social scene. Sticklepath offers two pubs and is a mile and a half away. The market town of Okehampton is about 3 miles to the west.
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, mountain biking 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 the local schools. The recreation ground and park contains, amongst other things, a leisure centre with indoor heated swimming pool, a gymnasium, sports hall, dance studio and cafe. Most sports are available including 18 hole golf course, squash courts, bowls club, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.

Both the north and south Devon and Cornish coastlines, Exmoor, Bodmin Moor, Exeter and Plymouth are within about a 30 mile radius. The A30 dual carriageway, which is completely out of sight and is just 1 mile away providing easy access east to Exeter and the M5 and west towards Cornwall.

A superbly presented, imposing, detached moorland house located off the green in the heart of the much sought-after Dartmoor village of Belstone. The property is currently used as a very successful Bed and Breakfast (www.dartmoorhouse.co.uk) and also offers the prospective purchaser the opportunity to purchase a wonderful family home, measuring in excess of 3400 sq. ft.

The accommodation is extremely spacious and light, and presented to an extremely high standard, offering three large reception rooms, a spacious family-style kitchen/dining room with adjoining utility room; cloakroom; eight bedrooms, two with ensuite facilities; and a further two bathrooms. Excellent views to nearby Dartmoor can be enjoyed from many rooms.



To the outside are level, enclosed, south facing gardens and off-road parking via a gated driveway.
The property is presented in superb order, both internally and externally, and viewing is highly recommended to appreciate.


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:

ENTRANCE HALL Stairs to first floor landing; radiator; mains fitted smoke alarm; doors to:

SITTING ROOM ONE 15' 2" x 12' 10" (4.62m x 3.91m) A superb dual aspect room with bay window to front and window to side with excellent moorland views; feature fireplace with dual fuel burner; picture rail; 3 radiators; TV point.

SITTING ROOM TWO 14' 11" x 12' 10" (4.55m x 3.91m) A lovely dual aspect room with bay window to front overlooking village green and window to side; 3 radiators; feature fireplace with log burner; picture rails.

DINING ROOM 15' 1" x 11' 7" (4.6m x 3.53m) Large window to side with views over garden and to the open moorland beyond; feature fireplace which is currently not used; radiator; picture rail.

CLOAKROOM 5' 8" x 3' 6" (1.73m x 1.08m) Low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin with part tiled surround; heater and extractor fan.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 2" x 15' 1" (5.23m x 4.6m) A superb focal point of the property. A dual aspect room with 2 windows to side and window and door to rear. A bespoke high quality kitchen with oak wall and floor mounted kitchen units with solid slate worktops and part tiles surround; integrated dishwasher; ceramic sink and drainer unit with Victorian style mixer tap; wine rack fitted; 2 oven grill and 6-ring hob Range style cooker; original fireplace with timber mantle with useful storage cupboards and built-in storage cupboards to each side; vinyl flooring; 2 radiators; spotlight lighting; appliance space for fridge freezer.

UTILITY ROOM 14' 10" x 6' 1" (4.52m x 1.85m) Door and windows to rear and side; space and plumbing for two washing machines; original Belfast sink; appliance space for freezer; floor mounted oil-fired boiler; radiator; airing cupboard containing hot water tank and slatted shelving; useful storage units; vinyl flooring.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Stairs to second floor landing; mains fitted smoke alarm; radiator; doors to:

BEDROOM ONE 14' 2" x 14' 9" (4.32m x 4.5m) Dual aspect room with bay window to front and window to side with excellent views over village green and open moorland; Victorian fireplace with timber surround and mantle; 4 radiators; TV point; door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Sash window to front; matching suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with part tiled surround, fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower fitted; extractor fan; heated towel rail; vanity light and shaver socket; tile effect flooring.

BEDROOM TWO 15' 9" x 15' 5" (4.8m x 4.7m) A dual aspect room with bay window to front and sash window to side again with some excellent moorland views; Victorian feature fireplace; 4 radiators; TV point; door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM A matching suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with part tiled surround, fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower fitted; vanity light and shaver socket; extractor fan; heated towel rail; tile effect flooring.

BEDROOM THREE 15' 2" x 11' 5" (4.62m x 3.48m) Window to side allowing some superb moorland views; feature fireplace; TV point; radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 15' 2" x 11' 5" (4.62m x 3.48m) Window to side; feature fireplace; TV point; radiator.

STORE ROOM 16' 2" x 6' 2" (4.93m x 1.88m) A useful multi-purpose room currently used as a store with power and lighting connected and window to rear and side

BATHROOM 14' 2" x 6' 8" (4.32m x 2.03m) A matching suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with part tiled surround, fully tiled panel enclosed bath with mains shower fitted over; obscure glazed window to side; radiator; heated towel rail; vinyl flooring.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING With window and skylight to rear with door into:

INNER LANDING Mains fitted smoke alarm; hatch to loft space; radiator; doors to:

BEDROOM FIVE 14' 0" x 12' 0" (4.27m x 3.66m) Window to side with excellent moorland views; radiator; TV point; built-in shelving.

BEDROOM SIX 14' 2" x 11' 9" (4.32m x 3.58m) Window to side; TV and telephone point; built-in shelving. ; radiator.

BEDROOM SEVEN 15' 4" x 10' 2" (4.67m x 3.1m) Window to side; built-in shelving; radiator.

BEDROOM EIGHT 15' 1" x 10' 8" (4.6m x 3.25m) Window to side elevation with excellent moorland views; built-in shelving; radiator.

BATHROOM 9' 4" x 8' 2" (2.84m x 2.49m) Skylight window to front; a matching suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with part tiled surround, fully tiled panel enclosed bath with mains shower fitted over; wood effect flooring; vanity light and shaver socket; built-in shelving; radiator.

OUTSIDE To the front and side of the property are attractive level enclosed gardens bordered by attractive stone walling, an ideal family garden and excellent for barbeques and alfresco dining. There is off-road parking for several vehicles and the village green is right outside the front gate and the moor is "on your doorstep".

AGENTS NOTE ONE The house benefits from Commoners Rights on the open moorland for 22 units.

AGENTS NOTE TWO The property is currently being used as a successful Bed and Breakfast (www.dartmoorhouse.co.uk) and the sellers are happy to sell the various equipment, supplies etc. Further details on request.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and mains drainage. Broadband connection.

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

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

DIRECTIONS From our office in Fore Street, Okehampton proceed out of town in an easterly direction staying on this main road. (Do not take the A30 dual carriageway). After a mile turn right at the crossroads and follow this road into the village of Belstone. The property will be located in the village centre. There is parking to the side of the house.

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