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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Southcott, Okehampton

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Property Description

Key features

  • Detached barn conversion with just over three acres EPC Rating-65D
  • Potential to create an annexe (planning previously approved)
  • Three reception rooms including a living room with a wood burning stove and a vaulted ceiling kitchen
  • Five bedrooms, Three bathrooms
  • High specification throughout
  • Stables overlooking a Manege with perimeter lighting.
  • Stunning Dartmoor Views
  • Ample parking with a turning circle
  • Drive through garage
  • No onward chain

Full description

Set within its own grounds of just over three acres is this stunning five bedroom detached barn conversion together with stables and a professionally constructed manege. The spacious accommodation is presented to an exceptional standard with large windows allowing lots of natural light and views over rolling countryside and Dartmoor. The conversion sympathetically retained some of the barns original features whilst adding a high quality finish throughout. The property is offered for sale with no onward chain. Internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the size, standard and location of this residence.

Dining Room 
17' 7'' x 11' 3'' (5.37m x 3.42m)
A spacious dual aspect room with attractive travertine stone flooring, radiator, exposed beams and two curved brick edged steps up to a fully glazed door that opens to the garden. An exposed stone opening leads to the:

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From Okehampton take the western exit from the town for 1 mile then turn right sign posted "Halwill, Holsworthy, Bude". Take the second right signposted "Northlew". After a short distance turn left onto the A386 and then almost immediately right towards "Southcott" The property will be found on your right after approximately 1.5 miles.

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.

The property is located in a rural hamlet and just a few miles North from Okehampton which is an active and thriving town with a good range of facilities including 3 major supermarkets, a number of chain stores as well as many locally owned shops, major banks and some building societies. There is a new hospital, a multi doctor surgery and a sports complex and swimming pool. Most other sports are well catered for - golf, squash, tennis, rugby, shooting to name but a few. The highly successful community college has Technology College status with outstanding facilities which takes children to 6th Form. The adjacent park is an outstanding feature of the town. The A30 is easily accessed providing a fast journey to Exeter (23 miles) and to Cornwall. The north and south Devon coasts are both approximately 30 miles.

Annexe potential 
Planning permission was obtained in 2007 to convert the garage and space over to a self contained annexe. Full details of the plans can be viewed on the West Devon Borough Council Website. Planning reference 10793/2007/OKE. Applicants interested in the property should make their own inquiries with the local authority as to whether permissions still apply.

We understand that the property is connected to mains water, electric and private drainage.

The plan is for guidance of the approximate boundaries and should not be relied on for its accuracy,

A fully glazed front door with a full length window to the side opens to the

En-Suite Bathroom 
A four piece white suite comprising of a full tiled shower cubicle, double ended bath, pedestal wash basin, close coupled toilet, tiled floor, chrome heated towel radiator, extractor fan.

Family Room 
17' 11'' x 15' 10'' (5.47m x 4.82m)
This versatile dual aspect room is currently used as a further living area/play room and has full height windows with views over the stables and countryside beyond. Fitted carpet, exposed stone wall, radiator, door to the garage.

Bedroom Two 
14' 8'' x 8' 6'' (4.48m x 2.58m)
Fitted carpet, radiator, great views, exposed beam vaulted ceiling, television point.

Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and wrought iron balustrade overlooking the entrance hall. Fitted carpet, walk in airing cupboard with a factory lagged hot water cylinder, range of hand built storage cupboards.

Master bedroom 
17' 9'' x 8' 11'' (5.42m x 2.72m) (Decreasing to 2.72m)
Dual aspect with far reaching views, fitted carpet, radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, bespoke built in wardrobes, television point and telephone point.

Bedroom Three 
10' 9'' x 9' 11'' (3.28m x 3.03m)
Fitted carpet, radiator, exposed beam vaulted ceiling, television point.

Bedroom Four 
11' 7'' x 9' 5'' (3.52m x 2.86m)
A side aspect room with fitted carpet, radiator, beamed and vaulted ceiling.

Family Bathroom 
10' 8'' x 6' 7'' (3.25m x 2.01m)
A modern white suite comprising of a double ended bath, concealed cistern toilet, vanity wash basin, corner shower unit, chrome heated towel radiator, extractor fan.

Bedroom five 
15' 9'' x 9' 4'' (4.81m x 2.84m)
Fitted carpet, radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, stunning far reaching views, exposed stone wall, further staircase down to the family room.

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.

23' 4'' x 8' 10'' (7.1m x 2.68m)
Open plan to the dining room with a beamed vaulted ceiling and four large windows allowing an abundance of light and views to Dartmoor. Fitted with an extensive range of solid wood floor and wall units including glazed cabinets and butcher block work surfaces. Inset ceramic one and a half bowl sink, built in double fridge, built in dishwasher, freestanding 'range style' double oven with an extractor hood over, bricked flooring, breakfast bar, radiator.

Utility room 
9' 7'' x 9' 0'' (2.93m x 2.74m)
Brick flooring and further solid wood units to match the kitchen are fitted with an inset stainless steel sink, plumbing and space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer, larder style cupboard, and a fully glazed door to the front courtyard.

Inner Hall  
Travertine flooring continuing to the

8' 10'' x 7' 10'' (2.70m x 2.38m)
Views over the garden and countryside beyond, radiator, television and telephone points, exposed stone wall.

Shower Room 
8' 11'' x 5' 3'' (2.71m x 1.61m)
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising of a corner shower unit, vanity wash basin with useful storage under, concealed cistern toilet, part tiled walls, exposed stone feature wall, chrome heated towel radiator, tiled floor, extractor fan, vanity light and shaving socket.

Living Room 
25' 7'' x 17' 7'' (7.81m x 5.36m)
A fabulous double aspect room with a full height window onto the courtyard and fully glazed French doors open out to the patio terrace with stunning far reaching views over the gardens, countryside and Dartmoor beyond. A large multi fuel burning stove on a raised hearth and a exposed stone wall behind acts as a focal point to the room. There is solid oak flooring throughout.

Entrance Hallway 
A full height ceiling with a galleried landing over, Travertine stone flooring, radiator and windows into the dining area.

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20 September 2016


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