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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon

Under Offer £460,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Oak framed house
  • Close to the popular town Chagford
  • Easy access to the A30
  • Garden
  • Garage with studio apartment above

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Oak House is an oak framed property designed and built by Emanuel Hendry of Drewsteignton using traditional methods and beautiful honey coloured oak. It incorporates everything now expected in a design of this standard with full double glazing, an air source heat pump, underfloor heating throughout and a solar panel to assist with water heating.

The accommodation has plenty of south-facing windows allowing in a lot of natural light. The ground floor consists of an open plan sitting and dining area with oak floors, exposed beams and bifold doors leading out onto the terrace. A study leads off from the sitting area and could be used as a third bedroom with the addition of a door. The kitchen area has fitted units and spaces for a range and appliances. A utility room is found off the kitchen with a fitted units and plumbing for a washing machine. Upstairs is a spacious landing leading to two bedrooms. The master bedroom has exposed beams and an ensuite bathroom. Bedroom two is another double bedroom with exposed roof trusses.

Above the garage is a studio apartment with exposed beams and double doors at one end with a safety glass balcony. A shower room is found on the ground floor level.

The Oak House is situated in the hamlet of Venton with the popular village of Chagford just 3 miles away. Chagford offers a wide range of amenities, including churches, Post Office, banks, health and dental centres and excellent sports facilities. There are also a wide range of shops, including a delicatessen, ironmongers, wine merchant, art galleries and a number of boutiques. The award-winning Gidleigh Park Hotel is just three miles away. Bovey Castle, seven miles away, has a championship golf course and superb spa facilities.

Okehampton has extensive shopping facilities, two supermarkets, one of which is a Waitrose, Okehampton College, rated' Outstanding' by Ofsted and the Okehampton hospital with excellent health services and an A&E department.

The Cathedral city of Exeter is approximately a18 miles away and has a number of excellent schools for boys and girls of all ages, a fine university, a broad range of supermarkets and excellent cultural and recreational facilities with many new restaurants, the Princesshay shopping development and a John Lewis.

Intercity high speed trains operate from Exeter St David's to London (Paddington), the Midlands and the north of England. From Exeter Central trains operate via Salisbury to London (Waterloo). There are also a growing number of flights to UK and international destinations from Exeter airport, including a new route to London City airport with three flights a day taking less than an hour.

Gated access leads to a gravelled parking and turning area and the garage with two bays and studio apartment. To one side of the house is a gravelled path that leads through to the garden and to the other side of the house is a timber structure structure housing the air source heat pump for the underfloor heating and has the benefit of a private bore hole. There is also a bin and recycling area here.

A level lawned garden is surrounded by a hedgerow boundary on two sides and a granite wall to the road. A paved terrace is accessed from the living area and is ideal for 'al fresco' dining and entertaining.


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18 October 2015

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