3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

South Zeal, Okehampton, Devon, EX20

Sold STC £289,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Utility Room
  • 3 First Floor Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Delightful Garden & Dartmoor Views
  • Garage
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Double Glazing

Full description

A light and spacious semi detached home with garage and gardens in sought after village location. Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/utility room, 3 first floor bedrooms, bathroom. Delightful garden & Dartmoor views. Garage. Oil central heating. Double glazing. EPC Band: E

Situation - The property is situated within the popular Dartmoor village of South Zeal, within easy walking distance of the village facilities and amenities. South Zeal itself is an attractive rural community, situated within the northern boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park. The village has a post office/general store and tea room, together with two public houses and the well regarded South Tawton Primary School. The village has a strong community spirit with many activities throughout the year. There are regular bus services to and from Exeter and access can easily be gained to the A30 dual carriageway at nearby Whiddon Down. The former market town of Okehampton is some 5 miles distant, and offers an excellent range of amenities, three supermarkets (including a Waitrose) nationally and locally owned shops, hospital and a leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. There is schooling from infant to A-level standard with various sports and leisure facilities including thriving rugby and football clubs, as well as tennis, squash and bowls. The Dartmoor National Park is easily accessible from South Zeal, by footpaths and bridleways and offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. The city of Exeter is easily accessible via the A30, with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections.

Description - The property comprises a mature detached house constructed around 1909 of stone, beneath a Delabole slate roof. The house itself is presented in excellent order throughout and benefits from double glazed timber windows, which are in keeping with the original style of the house, together with oil fired central heating. The facias and gutters have been replaced with upvc within the last year, and the property has a recently installed energy efficient combination boiler. The accommodation is light and spacious, ideally lending itself as a comfortable family home. Number 1 Hillsboro is the end of a small terrace of three properties, with the benefit of shared vehicular access at side. There is the distinct advantage of a garage at rear with a small courtyard garden, immediately at the rear of the house and a further delightful area of garden, just beyond the garage with a superb view towards the open moor.

Accommodation - ENTRANCE HALL: With part glazed front door. Wood block effect flooring, understairs store cupboard and stairs rising to first floor. SITTING ROOM: Bay window to front. Fireplace with timber mantel and slate hearth and fitted woodburning stove. Book/display shelving to alcoves at each side of the fireplace. Radiator. Wide archway with two sliding glazed doors to DINING ROOM: With two glazed doors to Kitchen. Radiator. KITCHEN: Attractively fitted with a range of cream units with solid woodblock worksurfaces and extensive tiled splash backings. Inset 11/2 bowl sink with mixer tap, cupboards and drawers under, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under, space and point for electric cooker. Further worksurface and glazed wall cabinets, space for fridge/freezer. Window to rear and woodblock effect flooring. Recessed ceiling lighting. UTILITY AREA: With wood block worksurface with space under and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Grant oil fired combination central heating boiler. Radiator, part glazed stable door to rear, wood block effect flooring. The utility area has a double glazed panelled roof which gives lots of natural light to this area and to the kitchen and the roof is comprised of reflective glass to minimise over heating during the summer months.
FIRST FLOOR. LANDING: Access to fully insulated roof space with light and folding ladder. BEDROOM 1: Window to front with attractive rural aspect. Fireplace recess. Radiator. BEDROOM 2: Window to rear with views over gardens and beyond towards Cosden Hill and the open moor. Radiator. BEDROOM 3: Window to front with attractive rural aspect. Built in double wardrobe with sliding doors and adjoining fitted shelving. Radiator. BATHROOM: White suite, panelled bath with tiled splash backing. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing, low level WC. Large fully tiled shower cubicle with screen doors and mixer shower fitment. Heated towel rack, radiator. Window to rear and velux double roof light.

Outside - Immediately to the rear of the property, is an attractive courtyard garden, bordered by stone wall with flower bed and border and being a delightful sitting out area. Pedestrian gateway to the vehicular driveway. This driveway is gated from the road and leads to the side of Number 1 Hillsboro. The driveway serves Number 1 and the adjoining properties who own garages have vehicular access, and also pedestrian access to adjoining gardens. Number 1 owns a GARAGE at the end of a small block of three and this measures 16'2" x 12'2" with up and over door and housing the oil storage tank. Just beyond the garage is a delightful private garden area, enjoying an open aspect towards Dartmoor. This garden has a patio/path area with a lean-to LOG STORE. Delightful conservation pond with an adjoining timber decked area, from which to enjoy the views. Timber LOG SHED and compost area. The garden is bordered by hedges and has a pedestrian gate from the rear lane. It should be noted that this rear lane is owned by Number 1 Hillsboro with other property owners having a right of way.

Directional Note - From Okehampton town centre proceed in an easterly direction as if towards Exeter. Do not join the A30 dual carriageway, but carry on across the flyover and on into Sticklepath. Take the third turning on the left after the Taw River Inn to South Zeal. Proceed up the hill and drop down into the village, where upon Number 1 Hillsboro will be found after a short distance upon the right hand side.

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage.

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  • Sampford Courtenay (3.3 mi)
  • Okehampton (3.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Sampford Courtenay (3.3 mi)
  • Okehampton (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Stags, Okehampton

11 Charter Place, Okehampton, EX20 1HN

01837 354012 Local call rate

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