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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Meeth, Okehampton

Removed £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ref: O920
  • Superb Barn Conversion
  • 4 Bedrooms (1 Ensuite)
  • Garage/Workshop
  • Delightful gardens (0.32 acre)
  • Views to Dartmoor and open countryside
  • Peaceful Rural Location
  • Village Outskirts
  • Viewing Recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION The Granary is situated in a peaceful rural position, on the outskirts of the village of Meeth which is in close proximity to the popular Tarka Trai and Meeth Quarry nature reserve. Located on a private lane, just off the A386, and within 5 miles of the ancient market town of Hatherleigh which offers amenities including the Parish Church, public houses and Methodist Chapel.

Ten miles away lies Okehampton on the northern edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts. There are superb local beautyspots 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 with Okehampton College having recently been rated as Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted. The recreation ground and park contains, amongst other things, a covered heated swimming pool and most sports are available including a 18-hole golf course, squash courts, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.  

DESCRIPTION This superb 3/4-bedroomed detached barn, converted in 1989, is presented in excellent order, both internally and externally. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall; a lovely kitchen/breakfast room with a large picture window with far reaching views towards Dartmoor and open countryside; ground floor cloakroom/utility; family dining room; a delightful round house living room with feature fireplace, woodburner and exposed timber beams. To the first floor there is a landing with door to airing cupboard and doors to a family bathroom; three double bedrooms, one of which is the master with a very generous ensuite. There is also an office which could be used as a fourth bedroom. All rooms have pine latch doors. The property benefits from softwood double glazed windows, oil-fired central heating. and is approached via a private lane which serves three other properties, offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion. Over the property's cattle grid there is an extensive driveway providing off-road parking for numerous vehicles which leads to a detached single garage/workshop with lighting and power. The property sits in its own generous plot with an attractive rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn, offering a good level of privacy, far reaching views and bordered by mature hedges. We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this high quality property and viewing is essential.  

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: 

HALLWAY 13' 10" x 5' 2" (4.23m x 1.59m) Wood and part glazed door; ceramic tiled floor; radiator; telephone point; consumer unit housed by wooden box; exposed timber beams. Doors to: 

UTILITY/WC Low level WC; space and plumbing for washing machine; built-in cupboards; window to rear with built-in catflap; radiator. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 2" x 21' 11" (4.34m > 2.67m x 6.69m) Oak floor; matching range of bespoke wall and freestanding kitchen units; large picture window with views towards Dartmoor; windows to rear and front; radiator; TV and telephone points; black honed granite worktops; one and a half bowl stainless steel inset sink with mixer tap; space for Range cooker with overhead stainless steel extractor; built-in dishwasher; soft-close cupboards; matching granite splashbacks; exposed beams; wall mounted shelves; fitted wooden cabinet. 

DINING ROOM 12' 11" x 11' 7" (3.95m x 3.55m) Window to front; part glazed double wooden doors; radiator; understairs cupboard with light; fitted carpet. Doors to: 

LIVING ROOM 21' 10" x 22' 0" (6.66m x 6.72m) Windows to rear overlooking garden; TV and telephone points; feature stone fireplace with woodburner; matching range of wall mounted and ceiling light fittings; carpet and part tiled; views towards Dartmoor and open countryside.
Door and steps up from Dining Room to: 

LANDING Airing cupboard with immersion tank and shelving; radiator. Door to: 

BATHROOM 9' 10" x 8' 9" (3.02m x 2.68m) Solid pine floor; wall mounted vanity mirror with touch lighting; insulated fibreglass bath with part tiled surround and mixer tap with shower attachment; separate shower unit with electric Mira shower, tiled throughout; extractor fan; obscure glazed window to front; stainless steel heated towel rail with electric immersion; built-in cupboard; pedestal wash hand basin with part tiled surround; low level WC.

From Landing stairs to: 

BEDROOM FOUR/OFFICE SPACE 10' 7" x 13' 3" (3.25m x 4.04m) South facing velux window with commanding views towards Dartmoor; exposed beams; solid oak wooden floor; telephone point; radiator.

From Landing two steps up to: 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 2" x 9' 8" (4.02m x 2.96m) Radiator; exposed beams; window to front. 

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 10"(max) x 18' 8" (5.15m x 5.71m) Built-in pine wardrobes; exposed beam; carpet floor covering; pine door; dual aspect windows to front and side; built-in dressing table; TV and telephone point; large radiator. Door to: 

EN SUITE Wood effect floor; bathtub with mixer tap with shower attachment; heated stainless steel towel rail with electric immersion; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap; wall mounted vanity cupboard with overhead light.

From Landing stairs to: 

BEDROOM TWO 11' 8" x 16' 3" (3.57m x 4.97m) Velux window; exposed beam; carpet floor covering; dual aspect windows; TV point; wall mounted mirrors; radiator. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a private lane off the A386, which serves three other properties. A cattle grid entrance leads around to the rear of the property and to a tarmac driveway with parking for numerous vehicles and in turn to a DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP With power and lighting.

Immediately to the rear of the property is a wonderful large garden laid mainly to lawn and bordered by mature hedging and stone walling. There is a patio providing a lovely seating area where one can enjoy the views over the garden and surrounding countryside.
Within the garden there is a GARDEN SHED and SUMMER HOUSE.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Broadband connection. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band E 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 office in Okehampton take the A386 signposted for Great Torrington and Hatherleigh. After about 7 miles on entering Hatherleigh, proceed straight across the roundabout and follow this road for 3.4 miles. On arriving in the village of Meeth the Bull and Dragon pub will be located on your left hand side. Continue past the village, passing Upcott Farm on the left with iron gate and two large stone markers at the lane end. As you pass Upcott Farm, look ahead and there is a cream coloured house with red fascias. Turn right at the cream house and follow the lane over a cattle grid where the property will be located on the right hand side, identified by our Mansbridge Balment For Sale board. 

AGENTS NOTE There is a large void space (5ft in height) underneath the property with light and power, ideal for storage, where the oil-fired boiler is located. 

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16 June 2016


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