Winkleigh, Devon

4 beds | 1 baths | 3 receptions | Guide price £775,000

  • Historic House in Centre of Popular Devon Village.
  • Integral Two-Storey Commercial Premises (Recently Used as A Veterinary Practice)
  • Large Garden
  • Driveway, Garage and Stable
  • Fantastic Family Home with Huge Potential.
  • Income Potential
  • Grade II Listed
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Three Receptions
  • Viewing Essential

A historic house in the centre of popular Devon village, with the addition of integral commercial premises and a stable with separate gated access and garden, both with pre-planning approval for conversion to accommodation and dwelling.
Viewing essential to appreciate. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

This fine property is situated in the heart of the popular and well-served Devon village of Winkleigh.

Winkleigh is a pretty Devon village, with a busy village square, which offers the general stores, post office, butchers, and church with the further addition of a doctors' surgery and primary school; it sits within the catchment area of Chumleigh College. There is a good range of community activities for all ages, based around the community centre, village hall and sports hall. There are good transport services with daily buses to Exeter and Barnstaple and a service to Okehampton. From the village it is a fifteen-minute drive to Eggesford Station on the branch line to Exeter and Barnstaple.

Okehampton lies approximately 12 miles to the south and is situated 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 rare opportunity to purchase an historic property in the heart of the popular Devon village of Winkleigh. The property has been owned be the sellers since 1957 and has been at the heart of the community for many years.
The property consists of a Grade II listed part-thatched house and retains many original character features.

There is an integral two storey commercial premises, which until recently was used as a busy veterinary surgery, with customer area, office space, treatment room, storage room and staff room, kitchen, and toilet.

The accommodation to the house briefly comprises of a long entrance hall, with windows to the rear, allowing a pleasant outlook over the rear garden; sitting room with feature stone fireplace; dining room; kitchen and a garden room, with doors to rear garden. To the first floor are four bedrooms and a bathroom.
There is an oil- fired central heating system.

To the rear is a delightful, level, westerly-facing rear garden, which offers a sunny aspect and a high degree of privacy. Predominantly laid to lawn with pleasant patio seating areas, along with mature hedging. There is a gated access to the rear, leading to a driveway for off-road parking for several vehicles and a large garage and stable, with power, water and lighting connected.

The sellers have pre-planning approval for the conversion of the garage/stable block to a residential dwelling. There is also pre-planning approval for the conversion of the rear part of the commercial premises to be converted into further accommodation, if so desired. Further details of both are available on request.

We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the rare sale of this impressive and versatile property, which could offer the next owners so much scope and potential.
The property is offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN and viewing is essential to appreciate.

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 shown in the floorplan.

We understand the property is in Band D for Council Tax purposes (Torridge District Council)

Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.

FOR SAT NAV USE, please use the property postcode EX19 8HQ
Upon entering the village square of Winkleigh, the property is located centrally within the square, almost directly opposite the village stores.

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