Bridestowe

3 beds | 1 baths | 2 receptions | £295,000


  • Character Cottage
  • Village Centre Location
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception
  • Period Features
  • Central Heating
  • Enclosed Garden

A well presented TERRACED COTTAGE with a tasteful blend of CHARACTER and contemporary accommodation; 3 BEDROOMS; 2 reception; ENCLOSED REAR GARDEN; village centre location; easy access to the Dartmoor National Park.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION The property is situated in the heart of the sought-after Dartmoor village of Bridestowe, within close level proximity of the village amenities.

Bridestowe is a pretty West Country village situated at the head of the Lew Valley at the north western foothills of the Dartmoor National Park and surrounded by some of Devon's finest countryside. The village centre incorporates a well patronised general store, public house, church and primary school.

The A30 dual carriageway to Exeter and the M5 is approximately 5 minutes from the property and the open moorland of the Dartmoor National Park begins just a mile from the village.


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 several banks and supermarkets 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 well presented characterful terraced cottage believed to have been built in the mid 1700's and is of predominantly stone with some cob construction. The property has undergone a number of substantial improvements in recent years including double glazed windows to the front. The accommodation, which is well appointed throughout, briefly comprises entrance porch; sitting room with stone-built feature fireplace and fitted woodburner; an excellent family style kitchen/dining room with oil-fired Rayburn. A recent addition to the property is a glazed roof sun room with doors to garden; rear porch with cloakroom and undercover utility/storage area. To the first floor is a landing with doors leading to three bedrooms, all of good proportions, and a family bathroom. There is oil-fired central heating which is powered by the Rayburn within the kitchen. To the rear of the property is a small courtyard with wood store and storage/utility area. From there are a small number of steps leading up to a further good size lawned garden with an extensive area of decking and a pergola. We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of the property and viewing is highly recommended.

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 PORCH Slate flooring; hanging space for coats; panel glazed door to:

SITTING ROOM 15' 0" x 14' 7" (4.57m x 4.44m) Feature stone-built fireplace with large woodburner on granite hearth; deep silled window to front with windowseat; picture rail; radiator; electric meter and fusebox cupboard. Open doorway through to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 18' 3" x 11' 1" (5.56m x 3.38m) A lovely family style kitchen with a range of matching wall and floor mounted kitchen units with granite work surfaces and part tiled splashbacks; stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap; dishwasher and fridge/freezer; oil-fired Rayburn set within fireplace recess; slate flooring; appliance space for oven; window to side; turning staircase to first floor. Stable door to:

REAR PORCH Stable door to courtyard and further door to:

CLOAKROOM 7' 1" x 3' 1" (2.16m x 0.94m) Low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; hanging space for coats.

Returning to kitchen/breakfast room, open doorway through to

GARDEN ROOM 17' 11" x 11' 3" (5.46m x 3.43m) A lovely addition to the property with fully glazed roof, oak beams and oak flooring; a small number of steps and doorway leading to garden; window to both sides and skylight; power and lighting connected.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Radiator; hatch to loft space (which is an extremely large loft space and fitted with boarding, ladder and lighting). Doors to:

BEDROOM ONE 12' 5" x 12' 0" (3.78m x 3.66m) Deep silled window to rear; radiator; picture rail; telephone point.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 11" x 7' 6" (4.24m x 2.29m) Deep silled window to front; radiator; picture rail.

BEDROOM THREE 10' 8" x 9' 8" (3.25m x 2.95m) Deep silled window to front; radiator; picture rail.

BATHROOM 8' 9" x 9' 7" (2.67m x 2.92m) Obscure double glazed window to side; matching white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set within vanity unit with storage under, further built-in storage unit to side, panel enclosed bath with central taps and shower attachment; heated towel rail; Airing Cupboard with radiator and slatted shelving; heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE Immediately to the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard accessed via the door to the rear porch; outside lighting and outside tap. WOOD STORE with light and further undercover Storage Area which is currently used as a utility space with plumbing for washing machine and power and lighting connected; workbench and shelving. A small number of steps lead to a gravel pathway which gives access to the:

REAR GARDEN A good size rear garden, laid to a large area of lawn with attractive flowerbed borders and enclosed by well maintained timber fencing.To the top is a recently constructed area of decking with pergola providing private seating and electricity supply with 4 weatherproof plugs.

SERVICES Mains water (not metered), drainage and electricity. Oil-fired central heating via the Rayburn.

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band ' B ' 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 westerly direction leaving the town via New Road. Continue for 2 miles, joining the A30 dual carriageway. Leave the A30 by the next junction, signposted to Tavistock, Bridestowe, Lewdown, etc. At the bottom of the slip road turn right and then immediately left, signposted to Bridestowe. Continue for a further one and a half miles, taking the turning left into Bridestowe village. Proceed through the village with the Church on your right hand side and take the next turning right with the Post Office on your right, into Launceston Road, where the property will be found a very short distance along on the left hand side.

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