South Tawton, Okehampton

3 beds | £500,000

  • 0.26 Of an Acre
  • Lovely Southerly-Facing Gardens
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Bathroom and Shower Room
  • Large Triple Aspect Sitting Room.
  • Garden Room.
  • Adjoining Barn with Potential for Further Accommodation (Stp)
  • Garage and Parking.

A delightful, detached barn conversion with large garden and superb views of adjoining countryside and Dartmoor, within the sought after Dartmoor village of South Tawton. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

This fine property is situated on the edge of the sought-after Dartmoor village of South Tawton, with superb views of adjoining countryside and Dartmoor.

South Tawton is situated on the northern edge of the Dartmoor National Park, and mainly known for its stunning St Andrews church. The village has a very attractive centre of listed properties and historic sites such as National Trust Sexton's Cottage and Church House. Surrounded by the national park, rivers and protected woodland as well as his-toric sites such as Ramsley Mine and Common, National Trust Finch Foundry, Tarka Trail and Taw Valley, this wonderful village offers extensive walking trails for exploration. The Tarka Trail and Granite Way can be easily accessed for excellent cycling routes.

The neighbouring village, South Zeal has a good range of local amenities including a well renowned primary school, a church, recreation/playing field and two popular public houses. There is a regular bus service to Okehampton and Exeter. A more comprehensive range of local shopping and amenities can be found in Okehampton.   
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. An hour rail service runs and returns between Okehampton and Exeter.

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 delightful, detached barn conversion, which is situated in a select courtyard setting with three other period proper-ties. The position affords delightful views over the generous gardens, adjoining countryside and towards Dartmoor, along with a high degree of privacy and seclusion.

The accommodation briefly comprises of entrance porch; a lovely triple aspect sitting/dining room; kitchen; garden room with pleasing aspect over the gardens and towards Dartmoor. There is an interconnecting barn accessed from the garden room, which currently consists of an inner lobby, cloakroom, storage room and workshop. It has an independent front door and could offer further scope for further development (STP).

To the first floor are three good-sized bedrooms, all offering some good views over the garden and nearby countryside. There is a bathroom and an additional shower room.

From the village road a gravelled courtyard provides parking for the property with shared parking for one neighbour and leads to a:

5.54m x 2.71m Door to garden; up and over door; window. Power and lighting connected.

The large garden to the rear is a true delight, offering outstanding views of Dartmoor and surrounding countryside. Southerly- facing and offering a good deal of privacy, there are two patios with Pergola and a mature vine.

Large areas of lawn with the remaining gardens offer landscaped stone terracing, interspersed with a wealth of shrubs and flower borders.

A meandering stream and pond leads down to the lower gardens, where there is a vegetable garden, and further views can be enjoyed over the adjacent countryside. A further pedestrian gate leads back to the driveway. Timber shed, Greenhouse with power.    Concealed area for the oil tank. Outside lighting. The whole plot measures 0.26 of an acre.

SERVICES: Mains water, Private Drainage, mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.

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

VIEWINGS: Strictly by appointment with Mansbridge Balment Okehampton office. Telephone 01837 52371 or email:

DIRECTIONS: For SAT NAV use, please use the property postcode EX20 2LQ - From Okehampton town centre, leave the town in an easterly direction, following the signs for Sticklepath, South Zeal, South Tawton. As you enter the village of South Tawton, the property will be found, immediately in the right-hand side.

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