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5 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Okehampton, Devon

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Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Detached Bungalow
  • Self-contained Annexe
  • Work from Home/ Studio potential
  • 5 Bedrooms/4 Reception Rooms
  • Sheltered Wrap Around Gardens to All Sides
  • Far Reaching Views
  • Suitable for dual occupancy
  • Peaceful tucked-away location
  • Convenient Access to town's amenities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION The property is situated in a peaceful private no-through road on the western side of the town, offering far reaching views to Dartmoor, the surrounding countryside and Exmoor and also offers convenient access to the town's amenities. 

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 A fine detached bungalow believed to have been built in the 1970's by a well respected local builder. The property is of traditional construction and offers superb spacious light accommodation which briefly comprises kitchen/breakfast room; dining room; large sitting room with adjoining conservatory where one can sit and enjoy some superb views to both Dartmoor, Exmoor and the surrounding countryside. There is an inner hallway with doors leading to four double bedrooms, two of which have ensuite facilities. There is also a family bathroom. A great addition to the property is a recently converted self-contained annexe which was formerly the property's integral garage. The work has been carried out to a very high standard and has full Building Control approval. The annexe briefly comprises access from the main driveway via double doors into a sitting room; kitchenette with door to staircase which gives access to the main property; a double bedroom and an ensuite shower room. There is electric heating to the annexe and full LPG central heating to the main property. There is full double glazing throughout and an operational alarm system. The front of the property is approached by a gravel driveway providing off-road parking for numerous vehicles. This leads to a double carport and a garage/workshop. There are extensive well maintained gardens to all sides of the property. There is a shaped lawn, extensive flowerbeds, fruit and vegetable beds to the rear and a raised lawn with summer house where one can sit and enjoy the views to the surrounding countryside. There is a shed and greenhouse and a bin storage area. We are delighted to be appointed a sole agents for the sale of this excellent property and viewing is highly recommended. 

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: 

PVCu entrance door with security light leading to: 

KITCHEN/NBREAKFAST ROOM 19' 11" x 9' 3" (6.09m x 2.84m) A dual aspect family style kitchen with windows to front and door and window to side; an extensive matching range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units with rolltop work surfaces and part tiled splashbacks; appliance space for oven with extractor hood over; plumbing and space for washing machine/dishwasher; stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap; space for dining table and chairs; stone tiled flooring; radiator; large built-in storage cupboard with shelving and containing central heating hot water timer controls; security alarm box. TV point. Door to: 

DINING ROOM 13' 11" x 10' 0" (4.26m x 3.06m) Large window to front; radiator; banister and step leading down to annexe; radiator; fully-glazed doors leading to: 

SITTING ROOM 18' 8" x 14' 2" (5.71m x 4.33m) Attractive stone-built fireplace with LPG flame effect fire. NB There is a full working chimney so woodburner or open fire could be installed. TV point; radiator; door to hallway; large full-length patio door to: 

CONSERVATORY 18' 5" x 7' 8" (5.62m x 2.34m) An excellent addition to the property with superb far reaching views towards Dartmoor, over the town of Okehampton, the surrounding countryside and Exmoor. Power and lighting; French doors lead out onto the decking which goes all the way around the front and sides of the conservatory. 

HALLWAY Radiator; wall lighting; smoke alarm; hatch to loft space. NB There is a boarded loft room with pull-down ladder, measuring 4.96m x 1.71m. There is a further loft space which runs the full length of the bungalow which offers scope for further conversion subject to the necessary building consents approval. Doors to: 

BEDROOM ONE 14' 9" x 14' 3" (4.51m x 4.35m) Large window to side offering excellent views; built-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving; radiator; wall mounted lighting; TV point. 

BEDROOM TWO 11' 1" x 9' 4" (3.38m x 2.85m) Window to rear with extensive views; radiator; wall mounted lighting; TV point. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 7" x 9' 3" (3.84m x 2.84m) Window to rear with far reaching views; built-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving; radiator; TV point. Door to: 

EN SUITE BATHROOM 8' 8" x 6' 0" (2.65m x 1.85m) Obscure glazed window to side; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; part tiled walls; panel enclosed bath; radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 13' 3" x 7' 7" (4.06m x 2.33m) Window to front; large built-in storage cupboard with spotlight lighting and hot water tank; radiator; TV point. Door to: 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 8' 7" x 4' 5" (2.63m x 1.36m)(max) Obscure glazed window to front; low level WC; large shower cubicle with electric shower; extensively tiled walls; rectangular contemporary style wash hand basin with vanity unit. 

BATHROOM 9' 6" x 7' 6" (2.92m x 2.31m) Obscure glazed window to rear; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment; fully tiled walls; radiator; shaver socket. 

ANNEXE Double French doors with courtesy light leading to: 

SITTING ROOM 10' 7" x 8' 9" (3.24m x 2.69m) Wall mounted electric flame effect fire; TV point; night storage heater; smoke alarm; borrowed light window to kitchenette. Steps down to: 

KITCHENETTE 9' 8" x 7' 11" (2.95m x 2.43m) Matching range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units with rolltop work surfaces and part tiled splashbacks; stainless steel sink and drainer unit; space for fridge freezer; extractor fan; understairs storage area; door giving access to staircase rising to the main property. Further door to: 

BEDROOM 9' 8" x 7' 7" (2.96m x 2.32m) Built-in storage area with hanging space and shelving; spotlight lighting; electric night storage heater; TV point. Door to: 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 0' 0" x 0' 0" Low level WC; rectangular contemporary style wash hand basin set into vanity unit; shower cubicle with mains shower fitted; extractor fan; wall mounted electric heater. 


THE FRONT The property is approached via double wrought-iron gates leading to a substantial gravelled driveway providing off-road parking for numerous vehicles and leading into: 

DOUBLE CAR PORT 17' 2" x 10' 4" (5.25m x 3.16m)  

GARAGE/WORKSHOP 15' 5" x 12' 5" (4.71m x 3.79m) Window to side.

From the gravelled driveway further gates lead to the entrance door to the Annexe. Steps rise to the main entrance door of the property. To the higher side of the property is a raised lawned garden with well contructed SUMMER HOUSE where one can sit and enjoy the far reaching views of the surrounding countryside; concealed LPG bulk tank; useful dustbin store; wooden STORE SHED and GREENHOUSE.  

REAR GARDEN The rear garden offers extensive fruit and vegetable beds and excellent far reaching views. The remainder of the garden has large areas of shaped lawn with extensive flowerbeds with a wide variety of plants, shrubs and bushes. There is an extensive decking area leading from the conservatory. The whole garden is bordered by well maintained fencing, hedging and walling. 

SERVICES Mains water (metered), mains electricity, mains drainage. LPG central heating to the main property. Economy 7 electric heating to the annexe.  

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band D for Council Tax purposes (by verbal enquiry with West Devon Borough Council).  

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

DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton proceed in a westerly direction leaving the town by New Road. As you leave the town's limits passing the speed limit signs take the next sharp turning right and proceed up the hill, taking the first right hand turn down an unmarked gravelled lane. Proceed for approximately 250 metres where Westcott will be found on the left hand side, identified by a Mansbridge Balment For Sale board. 

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