A PEACEFULLY SITUATED and beautifully presented TWO BEDROOM DETACHED barn conversion boasting a wealth of PERIOD FEATURES set in a rural yet accessible location with attractive SOUTH FACING GARDENS and ample PARKING.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Well positioned backing onto farmland, a superb and beautifully presented two bedroom detached barn conversion enjoying far reaching countryside views set on a generous plot with attractive well-kept south facing gardens and peacefully situated in a rural yet accessible position within the pretty hamlet of Stowford within close reach of the amenities of Lewdown and the A30 providing easy access to the market towns of Launceston, Okehampton and Tavistock.
This charming home is full of character and interesting features such as open fireplaces, exposed beams, flagstone slate and parquet flooring and an oil fired Rayburn in the kitchen. The property is a real credit to the current owner and has been well looked after and enhanced over the years. The property has the addition of the solar panels which provide an annual income of approximately £1000.
Its accommodation briefly comprises; triple aspect kitchen/dining room with Rayburn; triple aspect sitting room with open fireplace; south facing conservatory; landing; two bedrooms and bathroom. There are pretty gardens to three sides with outbuildings and driveway parking for three vehicles. The property also benefits from oil fired central heating. Early viewing 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:
Part-glazed wooden entrance door leads into:
SITTING ROOM 14' 8" x 11' 11" (4.47m x 3.63m) Characterful triple aspect room with feature brick open fireplace with oak lintel and slate hearth housing a cast iron multi-fuel burning stove; exposed wooden parquet flooring; exposed beams; telephone point; angled balustrade staircase rises to first floor with built-in understairs storage cupboard; three wall light points; window to front with exposed lintel and slate sill; additional window to rear with slate sill; wooden double glazed French doors lead into conservatory; two double radiators; solid wooden door leads into:
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 14' 6" x 13' 1" (4.42m x 3.99m) Another beautiful triple aspect room fitted with a range of matching Shaker-style wall and base cabinets with wooden roll top worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks; inset ceramic double sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; built-in Neff double oven and grill with inset four ring Neff induction hob above with extractor hood over; integrated dishwasher; space and plumbing for automatic washing machine; space for upright fridge/freezer; feature oil fired Rayburn with two ovens and two hotplates with boiler which serves the hot water and central heating system; exposed beams; fabulous flagstone slate flooring; cupboard housing electric and solar panel meters; windows to front, side and rear aspects all with exposed oak lintel and slate sills; telephone point; multi-paned wooden stable-style door to rear leading out to side access and woodstore; recessed spotlighting; double radiator.
CONSERVATORY 10' 4" x 9' 4" (3.15m x 2.84m) Wooden double glazed in construction with dwarf walling enjoying a lovely south facing aspect over the garden; two wall light points; new double glazed French doors providing access to garden; two radiators.
LANDING Exposed beams; access to eaves storage currently used as wardrobe with hanging and storage.
BEDROOM ONE 14' 1" x 9' 10" (4.29m x 3m) minimum not including recess Some height restrictions with exposed beams and A-frames; storage recess; spotlighting; PVCu double glazed window to side overlooking garden with countryside views over the bordering farmland.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 4" x 10' 7" (3.76m x 3.23m) maximum Exposed beams and A-frames; access to eaves storage; window to side overlooking garden with lovely far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside; radiator.
BATHROOM 7' 0" x 6' 3" (2.13m x 1.91m) Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with MX shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash handbasin; shaver light; built-in storage cupboard; double glazed Velux window to rear; built-in airing cupboard housing a lagged water cylinder with immersion; radiator.
OUTSIDE: The property benefits from delightful and well kept attractive gardens which complement the barn superbly.
To one side of the barn is a gravel parking area providing off-road parking for three vehicles with a wooden pedestrian gate opening to a pathway leading to the main entrance and continuing alongside the barn to the main section of garden.
The main section of garden enjoys a sunny south facing aspect and backs onto farmland to the rear boundary. It is totally enclosed by wooden fencing and mature hedging. From the front entrance a pergola opens to the first expanse of lawn which is bordered by well stocked flowerbeds with a colourful array of plants, shrubs and bushes. Steps from here lead down to the entrance of the conservatory with an attractive stone wall with built-in slate bench alongside which is a half barrel water feature. A gravelled pathway leads to the next section of garden which has a raised bed used for growing fruit and vegetables, behind which is a wooden summerhouse (measuring approximately 12' x 6') used as a workshop and potting shed. Behind the summerhouse is a useful metal storage shed (measuring approximately 6' x 6'). To the rear section of the garden is a raised area with wooden bench providing a perfect spot to sit and enjoy the uninterrupted views over the bordering farmland and countryside beyond.
To the rear of the barn is a raised flowerbed running the full length of the barn, well stocked with a variety of plants and another wooden storage shed (measuring 6' x 3') currently used as a log store.
To the remaining side of the barn is a long section of garden (measuring approximately 50' x 20') with a greenhouse (measuring approximately 8' x 6') and another area used previously for the growing of fruit and vegetables. This section of garden enjoys panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Solar panels.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'C' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square enter Drake Road (between the Banks) and proceed up the hill and out of town. After approximately 1.5 miles, bear left at Pitland Corner heading towards Chillaton. After approximately 4 miles enter the village of Chillaton and turn left signposted Lifton. Proceed on this road for approximately 4 miles and at the junction shortly after the Ambrosia factory turn right onto the old A30 towards Sprytown and Okehampton. Proceed out of Lifton and carry on for approximately 3 miles. As you approach the village of Lewdown, take the left-hand turning by the wooden bus shelter signposted 'Stowford'. Travelling down this lane you will notice a 'road narrowing' sign. Proceed past this and the property will be found on your left-hand side.