DETACHED BUNGALOW - REQUIRING UPDATING AND IMPROVEMENT - in a PEACEFUL SETTING, a short walk from the village, in approaching TWO ACRES of PADDOCK and GARDEN, with three double bedrooms, STABLES and DOUBLE GARAGE with Dartmoor National Park a short ride away.** VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE **
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A detached equestrian bungalow located in a peaceful setting away from the main thoroughfare of Buckland Monachorum with a paddock and surrounding garden approaching two acres.
The dwelling hasn't been on the open market for almost 50 years with stunning views over the surrounding fields and south facing aspect. The property is a short walk away from the village on a quiet lane making it ideal for the local school and amenities. There are useful outbuildings including a stable block which connects directly onto the paddock which is currently used for horses with excellent riding close at hand and the open moors only minutes away. The home benefits from oil fired central heating, private drainage via a septic tank, mains electricity and private spring fed water. The accommodation comprises porch, reception hall, store, inner hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and three double bedrooms of which one is currently used for a dining room.
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:
PORCH 13' 4" x 4' 8" (4.06m x 1.42m) Window to rear; double doors to the reception hall; door to the:
STORE 4' 9" x 11' 8" (1.45m x 3.56m) Window to the garden; door to carport.
RECEPTION HALL 12' 4" x 8' 10" (3.76m x 2.69m) Opening to inner hall; radiator; doors off.
BATHROOM 9' 2" x 6' 2" (2.79m x 1.88m) Window to side; panelled bath; corner shower; wash hand basin; low level w.c.; radiator.
CUPBOARD 6' 2" x 3' 0" (1.88m x 0.91m) Window to side; coat / boot store.
INNER HALL 16' 2" x 3' 2" (4.93m x 0.97m) Doors off.
SITTING ROOM 19' 0" x 15' 2" (5.79m x 4.62m) Windows to the views and garden; open fireplace; radiator.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 11' 10" x 11' 7" (3.61m x 3.53m) Windows to side; fitted kitchen; electric hob; stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap; integrated fridge/freezer; space for washing machine; site of oil fired Worcester Danesmoor 15/19 boiler (installed 2012); airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.
BEDROOM ONE 18' 10" x 11' 9" (5.74m x 3.58m) Windows to side, views and garden; fitted wardrobes; radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 0" x 11' 8" (3.66m x 3.56m) Windows to side; radiator; currently used as a dining room.
BEDROOM THREE 11' 8" x 10' 0" (3.56m x 3.05m) Window to side; radiator; fitted wardrobes.
OUTSIDE The property is approached from a long driveway which is flanked by the stables and double garage. The main garden is mainly laid to lawn with established trees and shrubs. The gardens offer a sunny aspect and distant countryside views over the surrounding landscape. The paddock extends from the rear of the property with gated entrances. The paddock is ideal for equestrian use and is stocked fenced for this purpose. There is also a Devon bank boundary at the far end of the paddock which has potential to connect directly to a bridle path with relevant permission. The open moors of Dartmoor are 10 minutes ride from the grounds up a quiet village lane making this an ideal location for an enviable lifestyle.
STABLES Wooden construction.
DOUBLE GARAGE 16' 7" x 18' (5.05m x 5.49m) Power and lighting.
SERVICES Mains electricity; oil fired central heating; private spring fed water; private drainage via a septic tank.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'C' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 855055.
DIRECTIONS From our Yelverton office proceed to the village of Buckland Monachorum through Crapstone. Upon reaching the village, turn down to the historic centre passing the Drake Manor Inn and the school. Follow the road around and back out of the village ignoring the turning on the right and passing Netherton House on the right. The road heads back out into the countryside and the property will be found on the right after a short distance.