5 bedroom property for sale

South Zeal, Okehampton

£420,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Property with Income
  • Successful Former Nursery
  • Delightful Gardens
  • 1 Acre
  • EnSuite
  • Option to purchase adjoining 2-bed Cottage £175,000
  • Access to main road network
  • Access to Dartmoor
  • Ref: O934
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION The property is situated within close proximity to the popular Dartmoor villages of South Zeal and Sticklepath and adjacent to a bridleway giving direct access to Dartmoor. The former market town of Okehampton lies approximately 4 miles to the west and to the east lies the A30 road network and access to the Cathedral City and County Town of Exeter with it's amenities and international transport links. 

DESCRIPTION Built in 1845, Okehayes which has been subsequently extended, offers generous and versatile accommodation. Run successfully as a nursery for 40 years by its current owners, the option to re-establish remains. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall; lounge with character fireplace housing woodburner; a well appointed kitchen with oil-fired Rayburn; dining room with granite fireplace housing multi-fuel stove; living room/music room; cloakroom/utility and to the first floor are five bedrooms with the master bedroom benefiting from ensuite facilities and there is also a separate bathroom. The property has double glazing and there is full central heating throughout. Okehayes is approached from a vehicular gateway via the nursery which leads to an extensive parking area and in turn to the property's rear entrance. Further access may be gained via the adjoining bridleway. Benefitting from far reaching views Okehayes sits within its own walled grounds of one acre and comprises an area of garden laid mainly to lawn, vegetable patch and four terraced gravel beds, once occupied by the thriving nursery business. There are four polytunnels and a purpose-built block cavity workshop with connected services. All-in-all Okehayes offers any prospective purchaser great versatility and enormous potential in what is a desirable location. Mansbridge Balment are delighted to be appointed as Sole Agents for the sale of this 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: 

Level access to part glazed entrance door with outside light leading to: 

PORCH Two double glazed side windows and part glazed door leading to: 

ENTRANCE HALL Feature wooden arch with staircase to first floor; part wainscoting; recess for cloaks; radiator. Doors to: 

LOUNGE 19' 7" x 11' 6" (5.99m x 3.52m)(max) Dual aspect;character fireplace with granite lintel housing woodburner stove; TV point; two radiators. 

KITCHEN 11' 5" x 7' 8" (3.50m x 2.35m) Window to side; a range of bespoke wall and floor mounted units under polished pine work surfaces; oil-fired Rayburn range; stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks; integral fridge; freestanding electric oven; ceramic tiled flooring; spotlighting. 

DINING ROOM 11' 8" x 11' 5" (3.58m x 3.49m) Deep sill window to front; granite feature fireplace with slate hearth housing multi-fuel stove; radiator. 

REAR LOBBY Door to outside rear patio; hooks for cloaks. Door to: 

CLOAKROOM With window to side; low level WC; vanity wash hand basin with tiled splashback over curtain storage with appliance space and plumbing for automatic washing machine; radiator. 

LIVING ROOM 12' 5" x 11' 4" (3.81m x 3.46m) Dual aspect; picture window overlooking rear courtyard patio and veranda; TV point and radiator.

Returning to Entrance Hall turning staircase leads to: 

FIRST FLOOR  

GALLERIED LANDING Window to rear; hatch with ladder to loft space (part boarded). Doors to: 

BATHROOM 8' 9" x 6' 10" (2.68m x 2.10m) Window to rear; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with electric shower over; glass shower screen; part tiled walls; electric ladder heated towel rail; shaver socket; illuminated mirror; extractor fan; radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 1" x 8' 7" (3.69m x 2.64m) Window to front; redundant granite fireplace; TV point; radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 9' 0" x 7' 6" (2.75m x 2.29m) Window to front with window seat; radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 1" x 9' 0" (3.70m x 2.76m) Window to front; airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater and shelving; radiator. 

BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY 9' 1" x 6' 11" (2.77m x 2.13m) Window to side; curtained recess storage; radiator.

From Landing two steps up to: 

MASTER BEDROOM 12' 10" x 11' 4" (3.93m x 3.47m) Dual aspect; twin fitted cupboards; TV point; radiator. 

EN SUITE Window to side; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback; tiled quadrant shower tray with enclosure and electric shower; recess spotlighting; electric ladder heated towel rail; extractor fan; radiator. 

OUTSIDE Immediately to the rear of the main residence is a wisteria - clad veranda with paved patio and steps leading to a parking area with woodshed and in turn to the garden comprising a well maintained area of lawn bordered on one side by granite stone walling alongside the bridleway to Dartmoor. The lawn in turn leads to a vegetable plot and to an extensive open paddock with further gated access to the bridleway. Borders to the paddock are a mixture of mature conifers, trees and flowering shrubs. To the western end of the paddock stands a: 

WORKSHOP 14' 9" x 11' 6" (4.52m x 3.51m) Of block cavity construction; double glazed windows; floated concrete floor; independently metered electricity supply; roof storage and outside water tap.

A mature conifer hedge divides the paddock from a series of gravel terraces until recently occupied by the successful nursery business. These offer many options to the prospective purchaser's. 

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

OUTGOINGS We understand that Okehayes is in band E for Council Tax purposes 

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING Rating 47 Band E 

NEWLYN COTTAGE NEWLYN COTTAGE IS OFFERED AS AN OPTION WITH A PRICE OF £175,000

Adjoining Okehayes is a recently modernised two bedroom cottage currently providing the owners with a rental income.The accommodation briefly comprises, porch; kitchen; living room; study/lobby; cloakroom. To the first floor is a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a bathroom. Outside to the front is an enclosed paved garden and within a short distance is a stone built garage/store.To the rear is a courtyard garden accessed from both the property and bridleway.  

SERVICES
Newlyn Cottage - mains water, drainage and electricity. 

OUTGOINGS We understand Newlyn Cottage is in band B for Council Tax purposes. 

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING Rating 49 Band E 

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

DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton proceed in an easterly direction leaving the town via Exeter Road and following the signpost for Exeter, Sticklepath, South Zeal, etc. Continue towards Sticklepath crossing the A30 dual carriageway. Continue passing through the village of Sticklepath and on reaching Ford Cross proceed for a further 300 yards, where the property will be located on your right hand side, clearly identified by a Mansbridge Balment For Sale board. 

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11 June 2016

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  • Okehampton (3.5 mi)
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  • Sampford Courtenay (3.4 mi)
  • Okehampton (3.5 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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Bridge House Okehampton, EX20 1DL

01837 354001 Local call rate

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