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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Folly Gate, Okehampton

Withdrawn from Market £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ref: O918
  • Generous Plot
  • Detached Garage/Workshop
  • Off road parking
  • Outstanding Countryside views
  • West facing garden
  • Close proximity to amenities
  • Good A30 access
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Scope for extension

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION The property is situated within the popular Devon village of Folly Gate. Folly Gate is a small pretty village with a popular public house and a regular bus service. The village is located just 3 miles north of Okehampton. 

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.  

The A30 interchange is only 4 miles from the property which provides fast road links to the City of Exeter with its M5 connection.

Folly Gate offers views towards Dartmoor and with other unspoilt views over open countryside. 

DESCRIPTION Extended in 1989, Ferndale is a well maintained detached 3-bedroom bungalow of standard construction set within its own generous plot. The property enjoys far reaching countryside views and briefly comprises 3 double bedrooms, a living room and garden room with views over the garden and open countryside, an open plan kitchen/dining room, utility with WC and a bathroom. Outside there is a well tended garden with mature shrubs and flowerbeds, a detached garage, car port, workshop and off-road parking for several vehicles. The property could be extended or made into a dormer subject to the necessary planning consents. Other benefits are uPVC double glazing, oil-fired central heating and close access to Okehampton, Dartmoor and the A30. We are delighted to be instructed as sole agents for the sale of this delightful 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: 

ENTRANCE HALL With front door entrance and carpet tiles. Door to: 

BEDROOM ONE 12' 1" x 10' 4" (3.69m x 3.16m) Bay window to front; carpet tiles; radiator and telephone point. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 2" x 10' 4" (3.71m x 3.16m) Window to front; carpet tiles; radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 1" x 10' 4" (3.69m x 3.16m) Window to side; carpet tiles; radiator. 

LIVING ROOM 15' 7" x 12' 0" (4.77m x 3.68m) Double glazed patio doors to rear; carpet tiles; radiator; feature low level display units. 

DINING ROOM 8' 8" x 12' 3" (2.66m x 3.74m) Double glazed window to side; carpet tiles; stone fireplace; built-in airing cupboard housing copper cylinder; radiator. Open archway to: 

KITCHEN Window to side; a matching range of wall and floor mounted units under rolltop work surfaces; stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under; ceramic electric hob; built-in electric oven; sliding door to: 

UTILITY ROOM Double glazed window to rear; plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier; door to water closet; wall mounted pedestal wash hand basin with low level WC; wall mounted oil-fired boiler. 

GARDEN ROOM 8' 11" x 5' 11" (2.74m x 1.82m) Double glazed patio doors to rear. 

BATHROOM 6' 7" x 8' 8" (2.02m x 2.66m)(max) Low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; large fitted shower unit with electric shower; carpet tiles; window to rear. 

OUTSIDE The property is accessed via a tarmacadam approach road leading to the property's own driveway which provides off-road parking and leads in turn to:  

DETACHED GARAGE With power and lighting connected. 


WORKSHOP With power and lighting connected. 

GARDEN To the rear of the property is a delightfully maintained garden laid predominantly to lawn and enjoying outstanding views. There is a semi-circular patio area with dwarf wall and steps down to the garden, screened by hedges and bordered by mature flower and shrub beds. Within the garden is a GREENHOUSE with power. 

AGENTS NOTE The property could be extended subject to the necessary planning consents being obtained. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. 

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

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

DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton proceed to the traffic lights and take the turning right signposted to Hatherleigh. Proceed on this road crossing over the mini-roundabout between the Co-Op on your left and Waitrose on your right and continue up the hill and out of town. At the T-junction turn right and after about one third of a mile at the 40mph sign a row of six bungalows will be seen on the left hand side and Ferndale is the fourth one along.  

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29 April 2016


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