5 bedroom detached house for saleBelstone, Okehampton, Devon
Under Offer £485,000
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Reception rooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Unlisted Victorian house
- Pretty village location
- Moorland views
Beechcroft is a fine example of a granite built Victorian property which sits in just under 1 acre of gardens and grounds. The accommodation is bright and spacious with period features, including high ceilings and original fireplaces. The house benefits from being unlisted and has double glazed windows throughout. The house would benefit from some modernisation to create a beautiful and flexible family home.
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of an entrance hall with stairs to the first floor, a sitting room with a bay window and an original open fireplace, a dining room with another fireplace, a study, a dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room with wooden fitted units, a utility room with rear door access to the garden and a shower room. Upstairs are five good sized bedrooms, the two largest enjoying fantastic views from the bay windows, and two family bathrooms.
Beechcroft is located on the edge of the sought after Dartmoor village of Belstone and enjoys far reaching views over the moorland and surrounding countryside. Belstone has a pretty parish church, a thriving cricket club, pub and active community groups. The village of Sticklepath, 1 ½ miles away, has two further well regarded pubs.
Okehampton, approximately 3 miles away, has extensive shopping facilities, two supermarkets, one of which is a Waitrose, Okehampton College, rated' Outstanding' by Ofsted and the Okehampton hospital with excellent health services and an A&E department.
The cathedral city of Exeter, 23 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West. The city offers a wealth of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a variety of good shopping, including John Lewis, Waitrose and restaurants. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country.
Communications are excellent with the M5 motorway at Exeter providing links to the A38 to Plymouth, the A30 to Cornwall, and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London from Exeter St David's, taking as little as 2 hours. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including two flights a day to London City Airport.
Beechcroft has an attractive level garden to the front of the property with a variety of flowering shrubs and a small area of lawn and pathway to both sides. To the western side of the house is a large shaped lawn with extensive flower beds and a wide variety of established trees and shrubs. A paved patio, accessed from the French doors of the sitting room and enjoying views over the garden, is an ideal spot for alfresco dining and drinks. To the east of the property is a productive vegetable garden with fruit bushes. A level paddock, just over ½ an acre, is bordered by mature hedging and stone walling. There is a five bar gate access point from a track to the side of the house and pedestrian access from the lane.
Beechcroft benefits from a number of outbuildings to the east of the property arranged around a courtyard. A timber stable block is divided into three loose boxes and a tack room. A further stable and wood store are opposite.
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