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8 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

North Tawton, Devon

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Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious Town House
  • Self Contained One Bedroom Flat
  • Accommodation measuring approx. 3666 Sq. Ft.
  • Tucked Away yet close to Amenities
  • Large, South Facing Garden measuring 1/6 acre
  • Off Road Parking & Garage
  • Eight Bedrooms
  • Solar Panel Electricity Generation
  • Income and Development Potential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION A Spacious tucked-away Town House, close to all amenities, with eight bedrooms, three bathrooms and Self Contained One Bedroom Flat

North Tawton is a small town (population 1750) which is situated in the middle of Devon in good farming country. There are a good range of local amenities including Post Office Stores, a Spar Store, the Parish Church and four Public Houses. The market town of Okehampton lies approximately 7 miles to the southwest.

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 several banks and supermarkets 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.  

DESCRIPTION An imposing and extremely spacious Victorian Town House, believed to have been built in the 1880's and was formerly used as a grain store. The property is not listed and is of stone construction. The extremely spacious accommodation, which measures approx. 3666 sq. ft., boasts eight bedrooms, three bathrooms, two large reception rooms and a fantastic Kitchen/Dining Room to the main house, with an additional self contained one bedroom flat. Due to its layout the property offers flexible accommodation which could suit a number of prospective purchasers. There is currently an income from the flat and the generation of electricity from the PV solar panels. There could be potential to generate further income from further development to the main property. There is mains gas fired central heating. An attractive feature of the property is the private south facing rear garden, measuring approx 1/6 acre, with a large Summer House, log store, workshop and greenhouse from which to enjoy the garden. There is off-road parking for at least four cars to the front via a driveway which leads to a single integral garage. Internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation. THE PROPERTY IS OFFERED WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN.

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 


GROUND FLOOR NB.Both the Ground Floor and 1st Floor has Emergency Lighting, with a power failure the lighting comes on automatically and powered by battery. 

uPVC entrance door leads into; 

ENTRANCE HALL radiator; stairs to first floor landing; smoke alarm; doors to rear; door to: 

WET ROOM 7' 6" x 6' 10" (2.3m max x 2.09m max) low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; tiled floor with central drain; fully lined walls; wall mounted shower; radiator; extractor fan; window to front 

BEDROOM 13' 7" x 12' 10" (4.15m max x 3.92m max) window to rear; exposed beams; radiator; extensive range of built in wardrobes with hanging space and shelving 


LANDING window and door to rear; radiator; stairs to second floor landing  

BEDROOM 15' 7" x 9' 2" (4.77m x 2.81 widening to 3.94m) window; radiator;extensive built in wardrobes to both sides of the room with shelving and hanging space 

BEDROOM/STUDY 11' 9" x 8' 10" (3.59m x 2.70m) window to front; built in wardrobe with light and shelving; radiator. Currently used as a study. 

BEDROOM 8' 8" x 9' 2" (2.65m x 2.8m) window to front; built in wardrobe with light and shelving; radiator 

BATHROOM 12' 2" x 8' 10" (3.72m x 2.7m) window to front; radiator; low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with mixer taps and shower attachment; fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower; shaver socket; vanity light; wood laminate floor  

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 16' 6" x 16' 0" (5.04m x 4.89m) A superb feature of the house with an extensive range of matching wall and floor units with roll top work surfaces; space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher; space for fridge/freezer; central island incorporating gas range cooker with five ring hob and extractor hood over; radiator; fitted spotlights; electric meter cupboard; space for table and chairs. Window to Front. 

SITTING ROOM 16' 11" x 14' 7" (5.16m x 4.46m) stone fire place housing multi fuel burner with timber mantle over; window and door to side; satellite television point; exposed timber floor & ceiling; door to 

REAR PORCH door to garden with window overlooking garden 


The second floor accommodation could be very easily be adapted into a further self-contained flat. 

LANDING exposed beams; radiator; window and door to fire escape; large storage cupboard with hanging space and shelving; airing cupboard with slated shelving housing gas combi boiler 

CLOAKROOM low level wc; wash hand basin; part tiled walls. 

BEDROOM 15' 11" x 11' 8" (4.87m x 3.56m) dual aspect windows with two radiators;  

BEDROOM 10' 3" x 8' 10" (3.13m x 2.71m) Window to front with views, radiator, Storage cupboard with light and shelving. 

BEDROOM 12' 7" x 10' 11" (3.86m x 3.33m) window to front with views over the town; radiator; built in wardrobe  


BEDROOM 12' 8" x 9' 8" (3.87m x 2.96m) window to front with views over town; radiator  

BATHROOM 12' 8" x 5' 11" (3.88m x 1.82m) obscure glazed window to front; low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath; part tiled walls; radiator; fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower; electric wall heater 

SECOND KITCHEN 7' 4" x 12' 9" (2.25m x 3.91m) window to front with views over town; radiator; kitchen units; space for cooker and fridge; space and plumbing for washing machine; vinyl flooring 

SECOND SITTING ROOM 16' 1" x 14' 3" (4.92m x 4.35m) dual aspect windows to rear and side; two radiators; timber surround fireplace with mains gas fire; exposed timber beams 


ENTRANCE PORCH 7' 0" x 6' 7" (2.15m x 2.01m) A PVCu entrance porch with slate floor; door to  

SITTING ROOM 15' 3" x 14' 5" (4.67m x 4.4m) window to front; satellite television point; electric fire; connecting doors to 

KITCHEN 9' 4" x 5' 9" (2.87m x 1.76m) window to front; range of kitchen units; stainless steel sink and drainer; space for washing machine; electric oven and grill; space for fridge/freezer; extractor fan 

BEDROOM 9' 8" x 8' 3" (2.97m x 2.54m) door to rear; built in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving; electric heter 

BATHROOM 6' 9" x 6' 0" (2.08m x 1.83m) low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with mains shower over; vinyl floor; tiled walls; shaver socket 

OUTSIDE To the rear of the property are steps leading down to a:- 

WORKSHOP 17' 3" x 14' 7" (5.27m x 4.47m) power and lighting connected; phone point; site of gas boiler and hot water tank 

SUMMER HOUSE 15' 7" x 11' 8" (4.75m x 3.56m) Enjoying a pleasant aspect over the rear garden. 

REAR GARDEN A large South facing private rear garden, measuring approx. 1/6 acre, bordered by fencing and hedging. Predominantly laid to level lawn with flower bed borders and interspersed with a variety of fruit trees, nut tree, a herb bed and a fertile vegetable area. There is a large patio area which provides a pleasant place to sit and enjoy the garden and surroundings. There are steps leading down to the store/workshop and steps to the rear door of the entrance hall There is a large summerhouse with a decked area to the front, a greenhouse and log store. 

FRONT The front of the property is approached via a driveway providing of road parking for approx. 4 cars and leads to the garage.  


GARAGE 16' 7" x 8' 9" (5.08m x 2.67m) power and lighting connected; up and over door 

SERVICES Mains gas, mains water & mains drainage. Mains electricity with the addition of PV Solar Panel Electricity, which provides free electricity and an approx. annual income of £750. Further details upon request. 

OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in Band 'D' for council tax purposes (by verbal enquiry with West Devon Borough Council). 

VIEWING By appointment with Mansbridge Balment on 01837 52371 

DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton proceed in an easterly direction following the signposts for Crediton and North Tawton etc. Proceed for approximately 7 miles and on entering North Tawton continue to the Town Square, turn into Exeter Street and opposite the pub proceed underneath the Archway on the right hand side.  



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