An extremely WELL-PRESENTED DETACHED BUNGALOW, with 3 BEDROOMS, situated in an elevated position with far reaching VIEWS of Dartmoor and surrounding countryside, GARDENS, GARAGE and PARKING and located in the sought-after village of South Zeal, with good access to both the Dartmoor National Park and the A30.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION This fine property is situated in an elevated position overlooking the popular Dartmoor village of South Zeal. This location offers good access to both Dartmoor and the A30 dual carriageway. The former market town of Okehampton lies approximately 4 miles to the west.
South Zeal is a highly desirable Dartmoor National Park village which lies approximately 17 miles west of Exeter and 4 miles east of Okehampton. There are an excellent range of local amenities including a well renowned primary school, village stores, post office, church, recreation/playing field and two popular public houses. A more comprehensive range of local shopping and amenities can be found in Okehampton.
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 a 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.
Believed to have been built in 1929, this very well-presented detached bungalow, which is well presented throughout, offers versatile accommodation which in brief comprises entrance hall; dual aspect sitting room; a well appointed kitchen/dining room with outlook to open fields; utility room with adjoining workshop and completing the ground floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom. A staircase leads to a third bedroom and there is also an adjoining cloakroom. The property is fully double glazed throughout and there is oil-fired central heating. To the front is a tarmacadam driveway providing off-road parking and a single garage. There is a well maintained good size front garden laid predominantly to lawn and a paved patio adjoins the property to the side providing an ideal sitting area from which to dine and enjoy the outstanding views. This property is presented in excellent order, both internally and externally 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:
Double glazed front entrance door with security light leads to:
ENTRANCE HALL Laminate flooring; radiator. Doors to:
SITTING ROOM 21' 1" x 11' 3 plus bay window" (6.43m x 3.43m) Bay window with far reaching views; a dual aspect room with coved ceiling; television point; telephone point; two radiators; timber surround fireplace with coal-effect electric fire.
BEDROOM ONE 11' 1" x 10' 1" (3.38m x 3.07m) Bay window to front with far reaching views; telephone point; radiator.
BATHROOM 6' 0" x 4' 8" (1.83m x 1.42m) Obscure window to side; matching suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin; low level WC; panel enclosed bath with electric shower over, rail and curtain; fully tiled walls; heated towel rail.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 11" x 10' 8" (max) (4.24m x 3.25m) Window to side; radiator.
INNER HALL Door to Airing Cupboard; appliance space for upright freezer; recessed storage cupboard; staircase to attic room and open access to:
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 17' 6" x 9' 5" (5.33m x 2.87m) Window to rear with views to open fields; matching range of wall and floor mounted units under rolltop work surfaces; one and a half bowl composite sink and drainer with mixer tap; tiled splashbacks; part wood panelled walls to dado height; appliance spaces and plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher; appliance space for electric oven with hood and extractor fan over; spotlighting; telephone point; radiator.
UTILITY ROOM 14' 5" x 4' 3" (4.39m x 1.3m) Window to side; ceramic tiled flooring; appliance space for tumble drier; appliance space for freezer. Door to:
WORKSHOP 11' 8" x 7' 9" (3.56m x 2.36m) With workbench and shelving; power and lighting connected.
BEDROOM THREE 9' 3" x 7' 3" (2.82m x 2.21m) (L-shaped). Hatch to eaves storage; telephone point; TV point; radiator; views to village and Dartmoor.
CLOAKROOM 4' 10" x 3' 4" (1.48m x 1.04m) Low level WC; wash hand basin; hatch to eaves storage.
OUTSIDE The property is accessed via a tarmacadam driveway, providing off-road parking, leading to the Single Garage and in turn via a paved pathway to the main entrance.
GARDEN To the front of the property is a delightfully well maintained garden, set predominantly to lawn and bordered by well stocked flowerbeds. To the side of the property is a paved patio providing an ideal seating area from which to dine and enjoy the outstanding views. The garden is enclosed by timber fencing, mature hedging and stone walling. Oil storage tank to side; external oil-fired boiler and timber shed.
GARAGE 15' 9" x 8' 5" (4.81m x 2.57m) With concrete floor and double wooden doors.
SERVICES Mains water, mains drainage and mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band C for Council Tax purposes (by verbal enquiry with West Devon Borough Council).
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371.
DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton proceed in an easterly direction leaving the town via Exeter Road following the signposts for Exeter, Sticklepath, South Zeal, etc. Continue crossing over the A30 dual carriageway and passing the BP filling station on your left hand side and continue through the village of Sticklepath where, on leaving the village, after approximately 400 yards turn left at Ford Cross, signposted to South Zeal. Continue then for a further approx. 200 yards where the property can be located on the left hand side.