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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Southcott, Okehampton, EX20

Withdrawn from Market £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Barn Conversion
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Just Over 3 Acres
  • Manege And Stables
  • Potential To Create An Annexe
  • Stunning Dartmoor Views
  • High Specification Throughout

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This stunning 5 bedroom barn conversion, set in just over 3 acres with stables and manège making this a fine equestrian property. It has been finished to the highest standard and retains great character. The spacious accommodation has been well designed and offers further potential to extend to create an annexe. The majority of the rooms benefit from stunning Dartmoor views.
The property is set in a hamlet just a few miles from the vibrant town of Okehampton which boasts 3 supermarkets; including Waitrose, an award winning farm shop and many independent shops. The A30 is a short 10min drive away, with the cathedral town of Exeter just 20 minutes beyond.
Comprising: Hallway, open plan kitchen/dining room with vaulted ceiling and feature brick and travertine flooring leading to a utility room. The dual aspect living room has far reaching views, solid wood flooring and a wood burning stove as a focal point. The ground floor also provides a family room, study, shower room and access to the garage. On the first floor the master bedroom has an en-suite and a large dressing room which could also be a double bedroom. There are 3 further double bedrooms and a well fitted bathroom.
Outside there is a drive-through garage and parking for several cars. A sun terrace leads to the formal gardens which are adjacent to the menage. The stables overlook the menage and the paddocks.
The property has benefitted from outline planning permission for an annexe.
No Onward Chain.

A fully glazed front door with full length window to side leads to hallway. A double height hall with gallery above. Travertine stone flooring. Attractive staircase with wrought iron detailing leads to the first floor.

Dining Room
The dining room is open plan to the kitchen and has windows looking into the hallway. Window to side and rear and full length glass door to side with 2 curved brick edged steps. Beamed ceiling and travertine stone flooring. An exposed stone opening leads to:

The kitchen has been fitted with a range of solid wood base and wall units including glazed display cabinets with solid wood butchers block work surface over. Range cooker and hood with Integrated fridges, and dishwasher. Space for additional fridge freezer. Ceramic 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Fabulous vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Feature brick floor with step down into the dining room. Breakfast bar and windows along the length of the kitchen with views to the front of the property and Dartmoor. Door to:

Utility Room
The brick floor continues into the utility room. Solid wood base and wall units to match the kitchen. Metal sink and draining board. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Glazed door and window.

Shower Room
The ground floor shower room is ideal after a long country walk!
Fully tiled shower cubicle with tank fed shower. Wash hand basin set in wood vanity shelf with useful storage beneath. Low level W.C. with enclosed cistern. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor. Exposed stone feature wall. Heated towel rail. Vanity light and shaving socket.

Window to rear with lovely rural views. Travertine stone flooring. Television and telephone points. Exposed stone wall.

Living Room
This spacious room has solid oak wood flooring and exposed stone walls either end giving a wealth of character. Wide full length window to front and French doors with full length windows either side, giving superb uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor. Substantial wood burning stove. Television and telephone points. Wall light points. Door to second reception room or family room.

Family Room
Wide full length window to rear with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor. Exposed stone wall. Television point. Window to front. Stairs matching the main staircase to first floor. Wall light points. Door to garage.

Dressing Room/Bed 5
Accessed from the family room or the master bedroom. Exposed beam vaulted ceiling. Velux window with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor. Exposed stone wall. The flue from the wood burner makes this a very cosy room which is currently used as a dressing room but could be a double bedroom.

Master Bedroom
A dual aspect room with velux windows to front and rear. Exposed beam vaulted ceiling. Bespoke built in wardrobes. Television and telephone point. En-suite. Door to:

A 4 piece suite with contemporary bath. Fully tiled shower. Tiled flooring. Pedestal wash hand basin. Ladder style heated towel rail. Part tiled. Wall Iight points. Extractor. Wall mounted vanity unit.

Bedroom Three
A further double bedroom also with views, exposed beam vaulted ceiling and wall light points. Television point.

Stairs lead up to the galleried landing with wrought iron balustrade over looking the entrance hall. Walk in airing cupboard and further built in storage make the most of this area. Velux windows to front.

Bedroom Two
This double bedroom also has a velux window to the rear with views over the land to the surrounding countryside. Wall light points. Beamed vaulted ceiling. Television point.

A contemporary suite comprising a freestanding bath with central taps. Wash hand basin set in wood vanity unit with useful storage. Fully tiled large shower. Low level W.C. with enclosed cistern. Thermostatically controlled, heated ladder style towel rail. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor. Wall light points. Velux window with rural views. Beamed vaulted ceiling.

Bedroom Four
A side aspect bedroom with deep sill and obscure glazed window. Beamed and vaulted ceiling. Wall light points.

The drive-through garage has double doors to front and rear allowing access from the driveway and the land which all lies to the rear. Steps lead to a first floor level which is ideal to be used as a studio or converted to a further bedroom, which could then give potential for a separate annexe.
Power and light.

Sand School
The manège has been professionally constructed with herringbone drainage, compacted sand membrane and a Springride rubber surface. It benefits from perimeter lighting and is set adjacent to the stables.

The three 12ft x 12ft stables are of timber construction with windows overlooking the paddock to the rear, mains fed water drinkers, lighting and rubber matting. Tack room with mains fed water and power. Stables and tack room open onto a concrete yard with tie up points and heated shower. In addition there is a small grassed turnout area adjacent to the yard. To rear, and accessed from the yard is a stoned compound with a large field shelter/store and wood store. Five bar gate to paddock.

The field is divided into two paddocks both with mains fed water. It benefits from livestock proof hedging and post and rail fencing.

A sun terrace lies adjacent to the property, accessible from the dining area and sitting room. It overlooks the garden, to the manege, stables and Dartmoor beyond. The formal gardens are laid mainly to lawn, with a greenhouse, outside tap and power point ready for the keen gardener. A timber constructed play area lies at the end of the garden. There is parking for several vehicles with a turning circle.

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17 May 2016


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