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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Germansweek, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Outstanding Gardens
  • Far Reaching Views
  • Conservatory
  • Double Garage
  • About 1.5 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A well presented contemporary house in a peaceful, rural setting at the end of a private drive on the edge of a small village and with stunning, extensive landscaped gardens

2 reception rooms, conservator, kitchen/dining room Principal suite, 2 further bedrooms. Double garage/workshop. extensive landscaped gardens with terrace, pond and stram. About 1.5 acres. EPC: E

Broad Oak House is situated on the edge of the
small village of Germansweek, in the heart of the
unspoiled, peaceful, rolling farmland and
woodland of West Devon. It is approximately
mid way between Okehampton and Holsworthy,
on the northern slopes of the River Wolf
Valley, which flows into the nearby Roadford
Lake. In the village there is a church and village
hall. There are pubs at the nearby villages of
Bratton Clovelly and also the acclaimed Harris
Arms near Lewdown. At Halwill Junction there is
a shop and primary school. The nearby towns
of Okehampton, Holsworthy and Launceston all
provide a full selection of local amenities,
including secondary schools and there are
Waitrose stores at both Okehampton and
Holsworthy. There are private schools in the area
at Shebbear and Tavistock. Nearby Roadford Lake
is renowned locally for its beauty and over 730
acres of water and provides many facilities
including fishing, walking, cycling, sailing and
other water sports, together with a café and
visitor centre. A few miles to the south east is
Dartmoor National Park, renowned for its
spectacular scenery and providing many
opportunities for walking, riding and fishing.
Within easy reach to the north west is the North
Cornwall and Devon coast, with its sandy surf
beaches and fabulous coastal walks and there is
quick access down into the heart of Cornwall.
There is access to A30 dual carriageway leading
west into Cornwall and east to the University and
Cathedral City of Exeter, where there is access
onto the M5 motorway, railway stations with
mainline connections to London and an
international airport.
• Okehampton 11 miles • Holsworthy 12 miles
• Launceston 13 miles • A30 5½ miles
(distances approximate)

The Property
• Well presented, contemporary house, built in
the 1980s
• Situated at the end of a private entrance drive,
in a peaceful rural setting on the edge of
the village
• Overlooking extensive, stunning landscaped
gardens with a plethora of specimen trees,
shrubs and plants, pond and stream
• Easy access to A30, Holsworthy and

The gravel entrance drive leads down to the
parking and turning area beside the house and
adjoining the house is the double garage/
workshop with up and over doors, loft storage
space, plumbing for washing machine and oil
fired boiler.
The extensive landscaped gardens, substantially
improved and expanded by the current
owners since they bought the property in 1997,
are a particular feature of Broad Oak House and
create a stunning setting. French doors from the
conservatory open to a broad stone terrace,
wrapping around the south west and south east
sides of the house and incorporating an in-set
chess board. Flights of steps descend to the upper
lawn, fringed by a terraced bank, stocked with a
profusion of ornamental plants, shrubs and trees.
Below is a further lawn, bounded on either side
by a variety of colourful shrubs and trees sloping
down to the pond attracting much flora and fauna
and encouraging a plethora of water loving plants
and surrounded by further flowering, ornamental
shrubs and trees.
Beyond the pond is a stunning small landscaped
valley into and through which runs a stream, via a
series of water falls, rapids and ponds. The banks
sloping down to either side of the stream are
covered with many more specimen trees, shrubs
and plants and a wooden footbridge crosses the
To the higher side of the entrance drive is a
further garden area with sloping lawn, fringed by
plants, trees and shrubs.
Other than the sound of birds and the stream the
grounds offer complete peace and tranquillity and
provide a most idyllic setting for the house.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 April 2016

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