3 bedroom detached bungalow for saleThrowleigh, Okehampton
- Attractive Moorland Home
- 3 Bedrooms (2 with Ensuites)
- Kitchen with Aga
- Gardens to front and rear
- Off-Road Parking
- Moorland Views
- Oil-Fired Heating
- Double Glazing
- Edge of small Dartmoor Village
- Viewing Recommended
SITUATION For those who love Dartmoor, Throwleigh is a very sought after village, easy to get to yet exceptionally quiet and close to the open moor. It has an ancient granite church with the little country inn, the Northmore Arms, and the village hall approximately 1/2 mile away. Most everyday needs can be catered for in Chagford where there is a comprehensive range of shops and other facilities including bank, inns, a primary school, medical, dental and veterinary practices, churches and a good range of sporting activities. All major requirements are catered for in the cathedral city of Exeter, approximately 18 miles away or Okehampton just 8 miles distant.
Despite the deeply rural nature of the property, access to and from other parts of the country is remarkably good with access at Whiddon Down to the A30 dual carriageway, and therefore the motorway and rail networks, about three miles away.
DESCRIPTION Beech Cottage is a single storey dwelling which was probably built in the 1920's. With dressed granite and timber elevations, the property has a warm and comfortable atmosphere usually associated with buildings of an older period. The property has a spacious entrance hall which could be used as an additional study or dining area and a central kitchen with a red Aga stove and rooms leading off for sitting and dining. There are three bedrooms, two of which have en-suite shower rooms. The gardens are level and enjoy a lovely outlook with paved seating areas from which to enjoy the views. To the front of the house is a large parking and turning area. Heating is from an oil-fired system, supplemented by a woodburner and the electric AGA.
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:
ENTRANCE PORCH Timber entrance door with an oval window. Wood block floor and glazed doors to
HALL/STUDY OR DINING ROOM 13' 9" x 11' 11" (4.21m x 3.65m) Fireplace with a brick surround and granite chimney breast. Two double glazed mullion windows. Doors to bedrooms 1 and 2, sitting room and kitchen. Wood block floor. Radiator.
SITTING ROOM 22' 9" x 10' 0" (6.95m x 3.05m) An extension to the original building with an angled ceiling and banks of double glazed tall windows on two elevations connecting the house to the garden. French doors to kitchen. Oldberg woodburner on a slate plinth, two radiators and granite walls.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 11" x 12' 11" (4.26m x 3.96m) Windows borrowing light from the sitting room and garden room/dining room. Red electric Aga in a granite chimney breast - airing cupboard in the recess to the left of the chimney breast housing a factory lagged hot water tank and linen shelving. Range of bespoke pine built cupboards, twin belfast sink, oak work tops and drainer. Space for a farmhouse table. Hatch to roof void. Glass panel door to the garden room.
GARDEN ROOM 13' 8" x 13' 8" (4.19m x 4.19m) Roughly triangular in shape. Double glazed windows and perspex roof. Views to the moor. Tiled floor. Radiator. Door to Bedroom 3.
LOBBY From the kitchen doors to a lobby. double glazed window to the side. Radiator. Doors to bathroom and utility room.
BATHROOM 8' 0" x 5' 6" (2.44m x 1.68m) White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. half tiled walls and tiled floor. Towel rail. Radiator. Window borrowing light from the sitting room.
UTILITY ROOM 16' 8" x 6' 9" (5.10m x 2.06m) Two double glazed windows and twin doors to the garden. Sink and drainer with cupboard below. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier and fridge/freezer. Coat hanging space. Tiled floor.
BEDROOM ONE 15' 5" x 11' 8" (4.72m x 3.58m) Door from entrance hall. Three double glazed windows to front and rear elevations, the rear with lovely views. Panel door to
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Large shower cubicle with electric shower. Pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. radiator. Obscure double glazed window. Extractor fan. Built-in cabinet.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 8" x 8' 2" (3.58m x 2.49m) Door from entrance hall. Double glazed window to front elevation. Fitted wardrobe. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 14' 8" x 6' 0" (4.49m x 1.85m) Access from the garden room. Double glazed window to front and rear. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c.
OUTSIDE From the lane double timber gates to a parking and turning area. Level lawn and path to front entrance and iron gates to both side elevations. Granite edged flower beds. To the rear of the house is a path leading to a paved sitting area for alfresco dining and from where to enjoy the moorland views. This can be accessed from the sitting room and utility room. A level lawn with some mature trees finishes with a dry stone wall boundary. The granite built boiler room is attached to the side/rear of the property. There is a useful timber built garden shed and log store. The oil tank is concealed in the corner of the front garden.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band D for Council Tax purposes (by verbal enquiry with West Devon Borough Council).
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water, mains drainage, oil fired central heating and double glazing.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371.
DIRECTIONS From our office in Okehampton proceed in an easterly direction and take the A30 dual carriageway towards Exeter. Leave the dual carriageway at the first exit, signposted to Whiddon Down and proceed into the village. At Whiddon Down take the A382 towards Moretonhampstead at the mini roundabout and then take the first turning right. Continue along this road for approximately 2 miles keeping to the right where the road forks. Cross the small bridge and turn right signed Throwleigh. On entering the village at the stone cross turn right towards the church and then take the lane off to the left. Beech Cottage can be found on the right hand side (approximately 10 properties up the lane).
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