Rectory Road, Okehampton

3 beds | 1 baths | 2 receptions | Offers in the region of £415,000

  • Traditional Former Farm House
  • Character Property
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception
  • Courtyard Garden
  • Village Centre Location
  • 9 Acres Available By Negotiation
  • Access To Dartmoor & A30

A FORMER DEVON FARMHOUSE situated near the centre of this popular village. A property of GREAT CHARACTER with many period features and spacious accommodation including 3 BEDROOMS; very well maintained throughout; 9 ACRES of versatile land available by negotiation.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Situated at the heart of this sought after Devon village, close to amenities and within easy access of Dartmoor and the A30.

Bridestowe is a popular village with an interesting mix of period housing and lies approximately 5 miles west of Okehampton. The area is favoured for its active community and its amenities such as primary school, village pub, village hall, church and post office/stores. The village has excellent access to Dartmoor, the A30, numerous footpaths and cycleways leading to the open moor.

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, post office 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 further 23 miles to the East is the cathedral city of Exeter with a wide range high street stores and the regions main airport.

A traditional former farm house generously proportioned and arranged over 2 levels. The accommodation in brief comprises, entrance hall; snug; living room; kitchen/dining room; utility; cloakroom, to the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms and a bathroom.

Many period features remain including inglenook fireplace and exposed ceiling timbers which help to retain a great deal of the original character. Outside the brick paved drive leads to a private low maintenance courtyard garden which adjoins the rear entrance and leads to a useful covered area.

Presented in excellent order both internally and externally this fine period property needs to be viewed to be appreciated.

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:



LIVING ROOM 18' 6" x 11' 10" (5.64m x 3.61m) Window to front, inglenook fireplace.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 18' 2" x 13' 9" (5.54m x 4.19m) Window and door to rear; spacious seating area; stone fireplace housing stove; extensive range of wall and floor units.


UTILITY 8' 9" x 5' 8" (2.67m x 1.73m)

SNUG 9' 2" x 8' 9" (2.79m x 2.67m) Window to front, granite fire place.



BEDROOM ONE 13' 10" x 10' 7" (4.22m x 3.23m)

BEDROOM TWO 10' 6" x 9' 4" (3.2m x 2.84m)

BEDROOM THREE 12' 9" x 7' 9" (3.89m x 2.36m)


AGENTS NOTE There are 9 acres of versatile land within walking distance of the property which are available by negotiation. This includes a stand alone paddock of approximately 3.92 acres with natural water supply, a further area of mixed pasture, broadleaf woodland, a small well stocked lake and general purpose farm building.This area in particular is ideal for touring pitches, camping, shepherds huts and the like.

SERVICES Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity and oil fired central heating.

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

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

DIRECTIONS From Okehampton town centre, head west on the A30 towards Launceston. Join the dual carriageway at Meldon and leave at the next junction signposted to Tavistock and the A386. At the junction, at the end of the slip road, turn right and immediately left before the dual carriageway bridge and on to the West Devon Drive. Stay on this road for approximately 2 miles, turning left into the village of Bridestowe. On approaching the village centre turn left beside the primary school where the property can be found immediately on your right.

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