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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sticklepath, Okehampton, Devon, EX20

Guide Price £410,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Entrance Hall
  • 3 Large Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen
  • 5 Bedrooms & Bathroom
  • Garage
  • Front & Rear Gardens
  • Further Landscaped Garden
  • No Ongoing Chain

Full description

A most appealing Grade II Listed double fronted village home, offering five bedroom family accommodation. Large entrance hall, 3 large reception rooms, kitchen,
5 bedrooms & bathroom. Garage, front & rear gardens, further landscaped garden,
no ongoing chain. EPC Band E.

Situation - The property is situated within the heart of the popular Dartmoor village of Sticklepath, within close proximity of the picturesque Skaigh Valley and within the northern boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park. The village has a good range of local services including post office/stores, two public houses, village hall and places of worship. Within the village is the Finch Foundry Museum, a National Trust property. The nearby village of South Zeal offers a local primary school, together with its own range of services and amenities. The A3O can be easily accessed at nearby Whiddon Down or on the edge of Okehampton, and provides a direct link west into Cornwall or East to the Cathedral and University City of Exeter, some 19 miles distant with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. Regular bus services operate through Sticklepath providing links with Okehampton and Exeter. Okehampton has a good range of local shops and services, together with three supermarkets (including a Waitrose) modern hospital, cinema and leisure centre. The town has schooling from infant to A-level standard. From the property there is easy access to various paths which lead up onto the open moor, with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits.

Description - Cleave House is a most appealing Victorian home, believed to date to circa 1835 to 1840, the property is Grade II Listed. This spacious family comes to the market for the first time in over a century, and retains period features including decorative cornicing, high ceilings and sash windows. The property is in need of some updating and improvement, but offers the potential for someone to create a most attractive and spacious family home. The property in brief comprises a spacious entrance hall, which opens to the main principle rooms, which include a living room, sitting room and dining room. There is a recessed area for hanging coats, together with a cloakroom and a kitchen with an oil fired Aga. To the first floor are four spacious double bedrooms, together with a single bedroom and the main bathroom. Immediately to the rear is an enclosed garden together with an adjoining store shed and WC and large timber store. There is off road parking for several vehicles and a garage. Whilst immediately opposite on the other side of the village road, there is a delightful landscaped garden, having been lovingly tended and planted by the Bowden Family (of Bowden Hostas).

Accommodation - Via large door with a glazed insert to ENTRANCE HALL: Decorative cornicing and feature arch with turning staircase with mahogany rail to first floor. Recessed area with hanging space for coats etc and sliding door to cloakroom, comprising high level cistern. Corner wash hand basin with tiled splash backs. Extractor fan and window light. SITTING ROOM: Ceiling cornicing. Picture rail. Tiled open fireplace. Multi paned window to front with original shutters. LIVING ROOM: Large multi paned window to front with original shutters. Tiled fireplace. Telephone point. Cornicing and picture rail. REAR LOBBY: Door to rear, understair storage cupboard. Doors to: DINING ROOM: Open brick fireplace with built in storage cupboard to either side. Picture rail. Sash window to rear. KITCHEN: Range of base cupboards and drawers with roll edge worksurfaces. 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit set beneath the window. Range of wall mounted cupboards. Oil fired Aga, providing cooking facilities. Fitted cupboards to chimney breast, one housing hot water tank. Sash window to rear and secondary glazing.

HALF LANDING: Sash window to rear with secondary glazing. Built in storage cupboard. FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Door to: BEDROOM 1: Sash window to front with secondary glazing. Picture rail. Former fireplace. Vanity wash hand basin with tiled splash backs. BEDROOM 2: Sash window to front with secondary glazing. Exposed floor boards. Built in wardrobe cupboard and built in shelved cupboard. Picture rail. BEDROOM 3: Sash window to rear with secondary glazing. Ornate cast iron fireplace with timber mantel. Built in wardrobe cupboard and built in shelved cupboard. Picture rail. BEDROOM 4: Sash window to rear with secondary glazing. Ornate cast iron fireplace with timber mantel, built in wardrobe cupboard and built in shelved cupboard, picture rail. BEDROOM 5: Sash window to front. Picture rail. BATHROOM: Coloured suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over and tiled splash backs, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surrounds and low level WC. Heated towel rail.

Outside - Immediately to the front of the property is an open plan garden with low stone wall and with path to the front door. Attractively landscaped with gravelled areas with many mature bushes, plants, trees and shrubs and wild flowers. To the right of the house is a gravelled parking area for numerous vehicles, opening to a DETACHED GARAGE: measuring18'6" x 12' average with double doors to front and pedestrian door to side. Attached to the rear of here is FORMER COAL STORE and with door to a cloakroom, comprising WC and wash hand basin. Light and power connected. Adjacent TIMBER SHED 15' x 12' with light and power, window surrounds and pedestrian door. The rear garden consists of a patio area, with area of lawn and gravel and planted with many mature shrubs, trees and bushes, former pump and water feature. Immediately opposite the house, across the village road there is a beautifully maintained and landscaped area of garden, comprising a number of mature specimen trees, plants and shrubs, with areas of lawn and wildflowers, plants and bamboo. This area is accessed via a timber gate and it is fully enclosed by fencing.

Directional Note - From Okehampton proceed out of the town in an easterly direction as if toward Exeter, do not join the A30 dual carriageway, but proceed over the flyover and follow the road into the village of Sticklepath. As you bear around the sharp left hand corner into the main part of Sticklepath, the property can be found on your left hand side, identified by a Stags For Sale Board.

Agents Note - Further land may be available by separate negotiation.

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Local Authority - West Devon Borough Council.

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25 April 2016


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