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5 bedroom property for sale

South Zeal, Okehampton

Sold by Us £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ref: O905
  • Superb Detached Property
  • Edge of sought-after Dartmoor Village
  • Excellent Views over surrounding countryside and Dartmoor
  • Large Gardens of approx. 1/4 acre
  • 5 Bedrooms & 2 large Reception Rooms
  • Impressive Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Large Driveway and Garage
  • Double Glazing and Electric Central Heating
  • Viewing Essential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION This fine property is situated in a generous plot in an elevated position on the edge of the sought-after Dartmoor village of South Zeal with fine views towards the surrounding countryside and on to Dartmoor. 

South Zeal is a highly desirable Dartmoor National Park village which lies approximately 17 miles west of Exeter and 5 miles east of Okehampton. There are an excellent range of local amenities including a well renowned primary school, village stores, post office, church, recreation/playing field and two popular public houses. A more comprehensive range of local shopping and amenities can be found in 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.  

DESCRIPTION An impressive detached property with extremely spacious accommodation which has been extended in recent years. The property was originally built in the 1960's and extended by the current owner approximately five years ago. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall; large sitting room; three double ground floor bedrooms and a family bathroom; an impressive well equipped kitchen/dining room; side entrance porch; utility room and a superb second living room with contemporary multi-fuel burner and exposed A-frames. To the first floor is a landing; two further double bedrooms and a further bathroom. To the outside, the front of the property is approached via double wooden gates to a tarmacadam driveway providing off-road parking for at least six cars and leads to a single garage with power and lighting connected. There are extensive gardens to all sides of the property with large areas of lawn, an extensive vegetable garden, greenhouse and store shed. There are two summer houses, both of which provide lovely seating areas where one can sit and enjoy the views over the garden, the surrounding countryside and on towards Dartmoor. We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this impressive and unique 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: 

PVCu double glazed double doors leading to: 

HALLWAY Turning staircase to first floor; radiator; spotlight lighting; mains fitted smoke alarm; telephone point; coved ceiling. Door to: 

FAMILY ROOM 17' 8" x 14' 8" (5.4m x 4.48m) Large window to front with excellent views towards the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor; two radiators; stone-surround fireplace with fitted woodburner on slate hearth with timber mantle; wall lights; TV connection; coved ceiling. 

BATHROOM 8' 2" x 5' 11" (2.5m x 1.81m) Obscure glazed window to rear; low level WC; wash hand basin set into vanity unit with part tiled splashbacks; fitted mirror with light fitted over wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with part tiled surrounds; fully tiled shower cubicle with large trench style mains shower; vinyl flooring; radiator and heated towel rail; coved ceiling. 

BEDROOM ONE 13' 5" x 12' 7" (4.09m x 3.86m) Window to front with views over the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor; radiator; coved ceiling; fitted wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 8" x 10' 11" (3.56m x 3.35m)(max) Window to rear overlooking garden; radiator; coved ceiling. 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 1" x 10' 9" (4.0m x 3.28m) Window to rear overlooking garden; radiator; coved ceiling; open-fronted built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and further storage cupboard above. 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 22' 2" x 13' 6" (6.76m x 4.12m)(max) An excellent family style kitchen being triple aspect with windows to front and side, both with views over the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor and two further windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden. An extensive matching range of modern white floor and wall mounted kitchen units with granite work surfaces; inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap; central island with inset ceramic hob with further storage cupboards. All units have soft closures. Appliance space for dishwasher; integrated wine cooler and further wine rack; integrated fridge; integrated double electric oven and grill; slate tiled flooring with underfloor heating; Rayburn Royal stove; attractive built-in seat with storage units; spotlight lighting; space for dining table and chairs; TV point; coved ceiling. Door to: 

SIDE ENTRANCE HALL Door to front; oak flooring; hanging space for coats. Door to: 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 3" x 9' 0" (2.84m x 2.76m) Window to side and door to rear garden. Wall mounted electric boiler; central heating and hot water timer controls; vinyl flooring; radiator; space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier; stainless steel sink and drainer unit inset into granite effect work surface with storage cupboard beneath; hanging space for coats. 

LOUNGE 23' 0" x 14' 9" (7.03m x 4.51m) A superb spacious dual aspect room with laree feature window to front offering excellent views over the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor and further window to rear overlooking rear garden. A modern multi-fuel burner on slate hearth; exposed timber A-frames; radiator; wall lighting; TV connection. 


LANDING Velux skylight to front; radiator; eaves storage; built-in shelving; hatch to loft space; telephone point; mains fitted smoke alarm. Doors to: 

BEDROOM FOUR 13' 1" x 12' 11" (4.0m x 3.96m) A dual aspect room with window to side offering countryside and Dartmoor views and velux skylight to front; radiator; built-in shelving. 

BATHROOM 11' 3" x 8' 8" (3.43m x 2.65m) Velux skylight to rear; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; fitted shower tray and plumbing for bath - currently in need of completion. Wood panelling to half height; spotlight lighting; laminated marble effect flooring. 

BEDROOM FIVE 13' 1" x 12' 11" (4.0m x 3.95m) Velux skylight to front and window to side overlooking garden; radiator; spotlight lighting; built-in shelving; TV connection. 

OUTSIDE The property is accessed via double wooden gates leading to a substantial tarmacadam drive providing off-road parking for at least six cars and leading to a: 

GARAGE 21' 1" x 9' 6" (6.43m x 2.91m) With up-and-over door and pedestrian door to side; power and lighting connected; outside courtesy light. 

GARDENS There are delightful extensive gardens to all sides of the property with the grounds totalling approximately a quarter of an acre. To the rear is a productive vegetable garden with greenhouse, potting shed and further large timber store shed. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn which wraps around the side of the property and on to the front. Within the front garden are attractive stone-built flowerbeds with as wide variety of plants and shrubs. There are two Summer Houses which provide pleasant seating areas where one can sit and enjoy the views over the garden, the surrounding countryside and Dartmoor. These views can be enjoyed from most parts of the garden. The entire garden is bordered by well maintained hedging and walling. 

SERVICES Mains water, drainage and electricity. Electric central heating.  

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 offices in Okehampton leave the town in an easterly direction via East Street and on to Exeter Road. Follow the signs for Sticklepath and South Zeal, passing over the A30 dual carriageway. After passing through Sticklepath village take the next turning left at Ford Cross, signposted South Zeal where the property will be found after 100 metres on the left hand side. 

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24 March 2016


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