North Tawton, Devon

3 beds | 1 baths | 3 receptions | £350,000

  • Delightful Cottage.
  • Rural yet accessible location.
  • Superb Views of Adjoining Countryside.
  • Grounds measuring 0.21 acre.
  • Three Bedrooms.
  • Three Reception Rooms.
  • Garage and Parking
  • Outbuilding.
  • Well-established Gardens.
  • Viewing Essential.

A delightful former farm workers cottage, with superb views of adjoining countryside, situated in grounds of 0.21 acres. Rural yet accessible location.
Three bedrooms, three receptions, garage, outbuilding and parking. Viewing Essential. ***NO ONWARD CHAIN***

This fine property is situated in a rural, yet accessible location, close to the popular Devon town of North Tawton.

North Tawton is a small town (population approx.1750) within the centre of Devon in fine farming country. There are a good range of local amenities including Post Office Stores, a Spar store, primary school, Parish Church and four Public Houses.
Okehampton is approximately 7 miles from the property and is situated on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts and offers excellent access to the A30/M5 road network. There is an hourly train service to Exeter, with connections to national destinations from Exeter St. Davids. Nearby 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 contain, 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. The cathedral city of Exeter lies 22 miles to the East with an abundance of high street stores and the region's main airport.

A well-presented former farm workers cottage, built in 1904, as a pair with the attached cottage, and of brick construction.
The property is deceptively spacious with accommodation comprising of an entrance porch; a kitchen/breakfast room with a modern fitted kitchen, electric oven, hob and dining space. Further doors lead to a dining room and sitting room. The dining room, ideal for entertaining and could also be utilised as a ground floor bedroom if so desired. The sitting room is spacious yet cosy with a working open fireplace. There are sliding doors, leading to a conservatory, offering a lovely place to sit, relax and enjoy the superb far-reaching views of the adjoining countryside. A door from the sitting room leads to a hallway, with a rear door to the garden, stairs rising to the first floor and a door to a ground floor dual aspect bath/shower room.
To the first floor is a landing with window to side and a hatch to the loft space, which is part-boarded with lighting. Doors lead to three bedrooms, with the main bedroom having superb far-reaching rural views to the rear; a folding door leads to an ensuite WC room. The second bedroom is a double in size and the third bedroom is a good-sized single bedroom.
The property benefits from being in very good order, both internally and externally, with mains gas central heating and full double glazing.

To the outside, the property is approached from the highway into an off-road parking area, which in turn leads to a: -

GARAGE 6.22m x 3.99m - with double doors and power, lighting and water connected.

To the rear is a charming well-tended garden, with stunning views of the adjoining farmland and countryside. Large areas of lawn, flanked by well-established beds and borders, containing a wide variety of plants, flowers, and shrubs. There is a productive growing section of the garden, with: -

TWO GREENHOUSES - one with mains water, and the other with mains electricity.

There are many fruit-bearing trees and bushes, including a Victoria Plum Tree, a Spartan Apple Tree, a dwarf Bramley Apple Tree, two Blueberry bushes, two Gooseberry bushes, one Wineberry bush and one Rhubarb Crown.

WORKSHOP/STORE 3.58m x 3.48m - with power and lighting connected.

The gardens, along with the views of the open countryside, in which the property adjoins, makes it the perfect property to enjoy outdoor life and activities.

The whole plot measures 0.21 acre.

We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the rare sale of this excellent property and viewing is highly recommended.

The property benefits from a grant each year automatically credited to the Electricity account, as it is a participant in the Local Electricity Discount Scheme (LEDS) at Den Brook Wind Farm, this is awarded to the property owners annually, for the duration of the life of the wind farm. The payment for last year (2022) was £135.

Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water, private drainage via own septic tank (not shared).

The property is in Council Tax Band B - West Devon Borough Council.

For SAT NAV use the property postcode EX20 2BE.

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From Okehampton, leave the town in a northeasterly direction, following the signs for North Tawton. After approximately six miles, turn right at De Bathe Cross, and proceed for ½ mile, passing The Railway Inn on the right-hand side. As you proceed up the hill, the property will be found on the left-hand side.

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