Whiddon Down, Okehampton

2 beds | 1 baths | 2 receptions | £195,000

  • Ref no O1330
  • Substantial semi-detached house
  • Popular Devon Village
  • Excellent Views
  • Large south-facing garden
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Off-Road Parking
  • In need of some improvement

A substantial SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE built by the Local Authority, situated in the popular Devon village of Whiddon Down, with OFF-ROAD PARKING, LARGE SOUTH FACING GARDEN and excellent VIEWS of surrounding countryside. TWO BEDROOMS, two reception rooms and scope for improvement. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION The property is situated in the heart of the popular Devon village of Whiddon Down offering convenient access to the Dartmoor National Park and the A30 road network. There are a small range of amenities including a popular public house, service station with convenience store and restaurant. The village is serviced by a regular bus route. There is a good community with regular events taking place at the nearby Village Hall. The ancient Stannary Town of Chagford lies approximately 5 miles away, the Market Town of Okehampton is approximately 7 miles to the west and the Cathedral City of Exeter is approximately 16 miles eastwards.

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 spacious and substantial semi-detached house, built by the Local Authority. As often the case with Local Authority properties, the property is well-built and occupies a generous plot, with large south facing rear garden and off- road parking to the front. There are some excellent views to both the front and rear towards the nearby and adjoining countryside.
The property is in need of some modernisation and improvement and offers the prospective buyer the chance to adapt the property to their liking. There is mains gas central heating and full double glazing.

We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this property, which is offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN.

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 Stairs to first floor landing; radiator; electric meter box; door to:

SITTING ROOM 13' 11" x 10' 4" (4.25m x 3.17 increasing to 4.1m (13'5") Window to rear with excellent views of surrounding countryside; tiled fireplace and gas fire; radiator; door to:

DINING ROOM 10' 10" x 9' 4" (3.31m x 2.86m) A dual aspect room with windows to front and side; brick fireplace (not in use); telephone point; radiator; understairs cupboard with window and shelving; doors to:

KITCHEN 6' 3" x 5' 11" (1.92m x 1.82m) Window to rear; radiator; floor mounted kitchen units with roll top work surface; stainless steel sink and drainer; gas boiler.

REAR PORCH 2' 11" x 3' 2" (0.89m x 0.97m) Door to side accessing garden; door to store room; door to:

CLOAKROOM 6' 0" x 3' 0" (1.83m x 0.92m) Obscure window to rear and low level w.c.


LANDING Window to front with good views; hatch to loft space; mains smoke alarm; doors to:

BEDROOM ONE 13' 11" x 11' 8" (4.25m x 3.56 (max)m) Window to rear with excellent views over surrounding countryside; original fireplace (not in use); radiator; picture rail; double-doored airing cupboard with radiator and shelving; door to store with window; hanging space and shelving.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 0" x 9' 8" (3.37m x 2.95m) A dual aspect window to side and rear with excellent views of surrounding countryside; radiator; picture rail.

BATHROOM 7' 6" x 7' 4" (2.3m x 2.25m) Obscure window to front; low level w.c; pedestal wash hand basin; part tiled splashback; panel enclosed bath with part-tiled splashback; external fan; radiator; picture rail.


FRONT To the front is off-road parking for two cars The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn and could be utilised to further off-road parking if needed.

REAR To the rear is a large, south-facing, enclosed rear garden laid to lawn, bordering open countryside with excellent views. Corrugated metal store at bottom of garden.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains drainage, mains water and mains gas central heating.

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 For SAT NAV use, please use the property postcode EX20 2QT.

Leave the A30 at the Whiddon Down junction. Proceed for a quarter of a mile, whereupon the property will be found on the left-hand side, just before the village hall, identified by a Mansbridge Balment For Sale Board.

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