3 beds | 3 baths | 2 receptions | Offers in the region of £575,000

  • Period Thatched Property
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Abundance Of Character Features
  • Delightful Gardens
  • Stream Boarder
  • Generous Parking
  • Access To Dartmoor & A30

A very well presented DETACHED CHARACTER COTTAGE c16th century; SYMPATHETICALLY REFURBISHED; beautiful level GARDENS with countryside VIEWS; 3 BEDROOMS; 3 shower/bathrooms; generous OFF ROAD PARKING; ideal for access to Dartmoor and A30.

SITUATION/DESCRIPTION This beautifully presented property is situated on the northern tip of Dartmoor and close to the moorland villages of Sourton, Bridestowe and Lydford. Okehampton lies approximately 6 miles to the East and Tavistock approximately 10 miles to the West.

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.

Offered with no onward chain this fine period property has been extensively and sympathetically refurbished to offer contemporary accommodation while retaining many character features.

The ground floor reception rooms are spacious both benefitting from attractive stone fire places while to the first floor the principle bedroom enjoys adjoining en suite facilities.

Outside there are extensive landscaped gardens with stream boarders and a pleasant outlook over surrounding countryside while to the side there is a generous area providing ample
parking. The thatch is relatively new and the property is double glazed(apart from a small window) offering any prospective buyers a low maintenance option on a property of this vintage.

The character and condition must 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:

ENTRANCE HALL Flag stone flooring and doors to:

GARDEN ROOM 15' 2" x 6' 3" (4.63m x 1.92m) French doors to rear garden

DINING ROOM 13' 4" x 12' 6" (4.08m x 3.83m) Inglenook fire place housing wood burner stove; exposed beams

STUDY 14' 4" x 5' 8" (4.37m x 1.75m) Triple aspect with window overlooking garden; access to loft space; fitted desk.

SITTING ROOM 16' 5" x 12' 3" (5.02m x 3.74m) Oak flooring; inglenook fireplace with bread oven; stairs to first floor; exposed beams.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 23' 10" x 13' 3" (7.28m x 4.06m) Dual aspect; well appointed kitchen with integrated appliances; range style cooker; double dishwasher; slate flooring and larder units.

SHOWER ROOM 0' 0" x 0' 0"

REAR LOBBY/UTILITY 10' 10" x 6' 0" (3.32m x 1.83m) Stable door to gardens; appliance space and plumbing for washing machine; oil fired boiler and storage cupboard.


PRINCIPLE BEDROOM 16' 3" x 14' 6" (4.97m x 4.43m) Triple aspect with views overlooking the gardens.

SHOWER ROOM 6' 5" x 8' 5" (1.96m x 2.58m)

BEDROOM TWO 12' 7" x 11' 3" (3.86m x 3.45m) Extensive range fitted wardrobes and cupboards.

BEDROOM THREE 12' 8" x 8' 7" (3.88m x 2.64m)

BATHROOM 8' 3" x 8' 8" (2.54m x 2.66m) Claw foot bath with shower attachment; heated towel rail; pedestal wash hand basin; close coupled WC.

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a private drive providing plentiful parking and leading in turn to the gated entrance. A second gateway gives access to an open expanse of lawn bordered by a stream and leads to a very attractive landscape garden with a high degree of privacy. The gardens borders display a vibrant mix of flowers and shrubs and there are many areas from which to enjoy the countryside views.

There are three timber outbuildings within the garden two with power and lighting connected and containing a chest freezer and work bench. There is also a timber log store which stands adjacent to the parking area.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton proceed in a westerly direction following the signpost for Tavistock. Joining the A30 dual carriageway exit at the next slip road and proceed through Sourton village until arrival at the hamlet of Lake where the property can be found on the right hand side opposite the Bearslake Inn.

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