Okehampton, Devon

4 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | Offers in excess of £485,000


  • Ref. no O1279
  • Immaculately presented detached house
  • Peaceful and Private Location
  • Adjoining open countryside and Dartmoor
  • Southern outskirts of Okehampton
  • Four Bedrooms - Ensuite to Main Bedroom
  • Two Receptions
  • Large Gardens of 0.34 acre, with views
  • Double garage and driveway
  • Viewing Essential

An immaculately presented DETACHED HOUSE, situated in a quiet PRIVATE LOCATION, adjoining OPEN COUNTRYSIDE and Dartmoor, on the Southern outskirts of Okehampton. LARGE GARDENS of 0.34 ACRE, DOUBLE GARAGE and Driveway. FOUR BEDROOMS, Ensuite to Main Bedroom; Two Receptions Rooms; Kitchen/Breakfast Room; Utility Room; Cloakroom.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION This fine property is situated on the southern outskirts of Okehampton, in a peaceful and private location.

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 a bank 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.

A rare opportunity to purchase this immaculately presented detached house, built in 1985, and owned by the seller since new. The property occupies a generous and private plot, in a tucked away corner of a select residential area, located up its own lane, shared with just one neighbour.

The accommodation is presented to the highest of standards and briefly comprises of: storm porch; entrance porch; hallway; kitchen/breakfast room; separate utility room; side porch; cloakroom; dining room and sitting room. There is a main bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a family bathroom. To the top floor are a further three bedrooms. The property benefits from mains gas central heating, full double glazing and an intruder alarm.

There is an attached double garage with remote-controlled up and over door and driveway to front, providing off-road parking for several vehicles.

The gardens are well presented and extensive and to all sides of the property and adjoins open countryside, with the upper part of the garden adjoining the lane which goes to the local golf club and onto Dartmoor. The whole plot measures in excess of one third of an acre.

We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this excellent property and viewing is essential 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:

GROUND FLOOR PVCu open fronted porch to front entrance door.

ENTRANCE PORCH Radiator; door to garden; alarm key pad; door and step into:

ENTRANCE HALL Stairs to first floor landing; window to front; cloaks cupboard containing wall mounted gas boiler; hanging space for coats; electric fuse boxes.

CLOAKROOM 5' 2" x 5' 7" (1.6m x 1.71m) Obscure window to side; low level w.c; pedestal wash hand basin; vinyl flooring; radiator; extractor fan; fully tiled walls.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 2" x 9' 4" (4.33m x 2.87m) Window to front; matching range of wall and floor kitchen units with polished granite effect worktops; composite sink and drainer with mixer tap; integral dishwasher; double electric oven and grill; ceramic hob and extractor hood over; integral fridge; vertical radiator; tile effect flooring; breakfast bar; door to:

UTILITY ROOM 9' 5" x 6' 5" (2.88m x 1.98m) Window to front; light wood kitchen units; roll top work surfaces and part tiled splashbacks; stainless steel sink and drainer; space for tumble dryer and fridge/freezer; tiled flooring; extractor fan; radiator; door to:

SIDE PORCH 8' 0" x 5' 1" (2.44m x 1.56m) PVCu double glazed open fronted porch; ideal for drying of washing.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Stairs to second floor; walk-in storage cupboard with light; doors to:

DINING ROOM 11' 11" x 8' 8" (3.65m x 2.65m) Window to rear overlooking garden; radiator; archway opening to:

SITTING ROOM 21' 1" x 12' 11" (6.44m x 3.94m) Double aspect room with patio; doors to side and window and door to rear; stone built fireplace with gas fire; two radiators; T.V. point.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING Radiator; window to front; stairs to third floor; doors to:

BEDROOM ONE 14' 1" x 9' 5" (4.31m x 2.88m) Window to front; radiator; extensive range of fitted bedroom furniture; door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9' 4" x 6' 7" (2.86m x 2.01m) Double aspect with window to side and front; low level w.c; pedestal wash hand basin; corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment; extensively tiled walls; vinyl flooring; heated towel rail; shaver socket; radiator; loft hatch.

BATHROOM 9' 4" x 5' 6" (2.87m x 1.69m) Obscure window to side; low level w.c; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath; electric Mira shower over; heated towel rail; extract fan; vinyl flooring; extensively tiled walls.

THIRD FLOOR

LANDING Hatch to loft space; airing cupboard containing hot water tank and slatted shelving; doors to:

BEDROOM TWO 13' 3" x 10' 5" (4.06m x 3.19m) Double aspect windows to side and rear views over garden and nearby countryside and woodland; radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 2" x 9' 0" (3.11m x 2.76m) Window to rear overlooking rear garden; radiator; telephone point.

BEDROOM THREE 12' 0" x 9' 7" (3.66m x 2.94m) Window to rear overlooking rear garden; radiator.

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a tarmacadam driveway, which is initially used with just one other neighbour, which in turn leads to private driveways for both properties. There is off-road parking for several vehicles and this leads to a :-

DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 6" x 17' 11" (5.65m x 5.47m) A substantial double garage with remote controlled electric up-and-over door. Window and door to side giving access to garden. Overhead storage space.

GARDENS There are extensive and well-tended gardens to all sides of the property and the whole plot equates to in excess of a third of an acre, and adjoins open countryside to the side and the rear.
The front garden flanks the tarmacadam driveway and consists of well-tended shaped lawns, interspersed with bushes, trees and flowerbeds and bordered by well-maintained fencing and hedging.
Immediately to the side and rear of the property are patio areas, where one can sit and enjoy the privacy and pleasant outlooks to the neighbouring countryside. From here there is a terraced area of extensive lawn and rockery flower beds and a further large area of grass which extends to the far southern boundary, and adjoins the lane, which leads to the local golf club, the well-acclaimed Granite Way Cycle Track and Dartmoor beyond.

SERVICES Mains Electricity, mains drainage, mains water (metered), mains gas central heating.

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

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

DIRECTIONS For Sat Nat use, please use the property postcode EX20 1EE.
From the centre of Okehampton, proceed in to George Street, between the White Hart and the former Nat West Bank building, and continue for approx. 400 metres, taking the second turning right on to Station Road. Proceed up the hill for approximately 500 metres, taking the first turning right in to Leeze Park. At the next T-Junction, turn left and follow the road as far as it goes, upon reaching a small private driveway, continue, where you will find the property directly in front of you.

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