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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Germansweek, Germansweek, Beaworthy, Devon, EX21

Sold STC £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Bungalow
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Double Glazing
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Pasture and Woodland
  • Large Barn & Stabling
  • Outstanding Rural Setting
  • 36 Acres

Full description

A delightful holding having a detached bungalow, 36 acres pasture and woodland and a superb rural aspect. Detached bungalow, 3 bedrooms, double glazing, oil central heating, pasture and woodland, large barn & stabling, outstanding rural setting. EPC Band C.

Situation - The property occupies a delightful rural setting within the valley of the River Wolf. Close to the village of Germansweek, the property is within two miles of Bratton Clovelly, well known for its local inn. From the property, there is easy access to the A3079, Holsworthy to Okehampton Road. The town of Okehampton, is situated on the northern fringes of the Dartmoor National Park and offers an excellent range of shops, services, educational, recreational and leisure facilities. There are three supermarkets including a Waitrose, together with schooling from infant to sixth form level. The town also has a state of the art hospital and modern leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. The Dartmoor National Park offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. The property itself if within easy reach of many footpaths and bridleways and the surrounding countryside is particular unspoilt. There is also easy access to the north coasts of Devon and Cornwall with attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.

Description - The property comprises a detached bungalow constructed in the late 1970's and extensively modernised and refurbished within the last 5 years. The property benefits from full upvc double glazing together with oil fired central heating and being supplemented by solar panels. Approached via a private lane, the property enjoys a good degree of peace and seclusion with attractive views over its own land, adjoining woodland, and surrounding countryside. The land incorporates four main pasture paddocks totalling approximately 15.39 acres with the remaining 21 acres, comprising areas of woodland, partly coniferous and planted in 2001 under the Farm Woodland Premium Scheme. The woodland offers a superb natural environment for wildlife and is partially bordered by the River Wolf. There are a useful range of buildings including a large modern barn and further stable. This holding would be ideal for those with equestrian interests or the land could be used for general stock grazing. There is excellent outriding in the locality.

Accommodation - ENTRANCE PORCH with tiled floor. Glazed door to ENTRANCE HALL: With wood block effect flooring, built in linen cupboard with shelving. CLOAKROOM: Low level WC, vanity hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash backing, mirrored medicine cabinet, extractor vent. LOUNGE: A spacious room with fireplace having slate hearth and woodburning stove, two vertical wall mounted radiators, glazed panelled door to hall and french doors to CONSERVATORY/SUN LOUNGE: Fully upvc double glazed with vaulted polycarbonate roof, french door to patio, delightful aspect over gardens, woodland and surrounding countryside. KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: Range of units in light oak effect with roll edge worksurfaces inset 11/2 bowl sink with mixer tap, cabinets under, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Worksurface with cupboards and drawers beneath, tiled splash backings, space for range cooker with extractor above, range of wall cabinets and store cupboard, window overlooking gardens with rural aspect beyond, worksurface/breakfast bar with cupboards and drawers beneath. DINING AREA: Having further worksurface with cabinets beneath, fitted wall cupboards and shelving, french doors to garden, connecting door to garage, radiator. UTILITY ROOM: Range of modern units in cream with woodblock effect worksurfaces. Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cabinets under, adjoining worksurface with cabinets beneath. Space for automatic washing machine and tumble drier. Fitted store cupboards and wall cupboards, heated towel rack, part tiled floor. BEDROOM 1: Double aspect windows, built in double wardrobe, radiator. TV point. BEDROOM 2: Window to side, built in sliding mirrored door wardrobes, radiator, TV point. BEDROOM 3: Window to rear, built in double wardrobe, radiator. TV point.SHOWER ROOM; Large walk-in shower with glazed shower screen and mixer shower fitment, vanity wash basin with mixer tap, cupboard and drawers beneath and tiled splash backing. Low level WC, fitted cupboards, mirrored medicine cabinet, heated towel rail. Radiator.

Outside - The property is approached from the road via a private lane, which gives access to the land. From this lane, a metal gate gives access to the property, with a good sized driveway/parking area to the rear, with space for a number of vehicles. The driveway area is bordered by slated beds and hedges, outside light, outside tap, oil storage tank. Access to the side of the bungalow, with a lawn area and COVERED STORE. Further lawn to the other side of the bungalow with covered log store. Immediately to the front of the property is elevated decked terrace adjoining the Conservatory and Kitchen/Dining Room. Stainless steel marine grade balustrade, steps down to garden. The terrace is a delightful sitting out area, overlooking the gardens, land and surrounding countryside and beneath the terrace there is access to a STORAGE AREA. Large front garden area, laid to lawn, two large vegetable beds and POLYTUNNEL. The lawn is bordered by well stocked shrub borders and there is a detached timber STABLE/STORE with further adjoining LEAN-TO GREENHOUSE. A timber fence with metal gate borders the land.

The land itself is divided into four main pasture paddocks, and within the paddock closest to the bungalow is an excellent modern detached BARN of steel frame and steel sectional construction beneath a corrugated roof. The barn measures 53' x 16'5" and has a concrete floor and large sliding doors allowing access for tractors, machinery etc. Power and light is connected. There are 16 grid-connected solar panels mounted on the roof giving a total of 3.84kWp which benefit from government feed-in tariff payments (figures available on request).
The pasture paddocks have mains water connected and are bordered along the western boundary by areas of broadleaf woodland, which in turn are bordered by the River Wolf providing a delightful natural environment. There is a further area of coniferous woodland predominantly planted with Douglas Fir. The woodland provides a delightful natural boundary to the property and will be of particular appeal to those with sporting interests and indeed for the provision of fuel for woodburner etc. The land total approximately 36.23 acres. The Land has 15.17 acres of entitlements for the Basic Payment Scheme (figures available on request).

Directional Note - From Okehampton proceed out of the town in a westerly direction on the A3079 towards Holsworthy/Bude. Upon reaching Castle Cross (large communication mast on the right hand side) turn left signposted to Bratton Clovelly. After approximately 1/2 a mile at Salt Box Cross, turn right signposted to Germansweek, continuing for a further mile before turning left signposted to Bratton Clovelly. After approximately 1/4 a mile turn right signposted to Blagrove and the driveway to the property will be found upon the right hand side, just before a large agricultural barn.

Services - Mains Electricity and Water. Private Drainage.

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24 June 2016


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