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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton, Devon, EX20

Guide Price £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Living/Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Ground Floor Bedroom with En Suite
  • Three First Floor Bedrooms
  • Shower Room
  • Delightful Gardens
  • Off Road Parking
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

Full description

Detached historic Grade II Listed thatched cottage in the heart of this unspoilt conservation village. Living/dining room, kitchen, ground floor bedroom with en suite,
3 first floor bedrooms, shower room. Delightful gardens. Off road parking. Oil fired central heating.

Situation - The property is situated in the heart of the popular and unspoilt conservation village of Sampford Courtenay. The village offers local facilities which include an historic grade I Listed church and thatched 17th century inn. The village has a strong community spirit centred around the village hall. There is easy access to Okehampton some 6 miles distant, with its shops and supermarkets (including a Waitrose) together with a primary school, sixth form college, modern hospital and state of the art leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. From Okehampton there is direct access via the A30 dual carriageway to the cathedral city of Exeter, a further 23 miles away with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The Dartmoor National Park is nearby with its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. Sampford Courtenay lies within rolling typically Devonshire countryside, with many opportunities for riding, walking, fishing and other country pursuits. In addition, there is easy access to the north and south coasts of Devon with some attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.

Description - Forge Cottage is a Grade II Listed thatched property dating from the 17th century and retaining an immense degree of charm and character. The accommodation is deceptively spacious with a large living/dining room with massive inglenook fireplace. There are four bedrooms and the property benefits from oil fired central heating. Externally the delightful rear garden, enjoys a good degree of privacy and seclusion and has been opened to the public under the open garden scheme. There is the added benefit of two off road parking spaces to the front of the cottage.

Accommodation - Thatched covered ENTRANCE CANOPY with outside light. Front door to ENTRANCE HALL: With front door and a tiled floor. LIVING/DINING ROOM: A superbly spacious room with a huge open stone inglenook fireplace running the full width of the room. The fireplace has a massive granite upright and timber bressummer and has its own window to rear with seat. Stone hearth with Jotul solid fuel stove. Window to front and two windows to rear, one with original timber bench seat. Stable door to rear porch. Understairs store cupboard. Two radiators. Exposed ceiling timbers and tiled floor. REAR PORCH with tiled floor and part glazed door to garden. KITCHEN: Range of solid timber worksurfaces with inset porcelain sink with mixer tap and timber drainer. Range of fitted cupboards and space for fridge. Fitted dresser unit, integrated electric oven and four ring ceramic hob with extractor unit above. Fitted plate rack. Window to front. Radiator. Tiled floor. Concealed staircase to first floor. BEDROOM 4: Window to front. Radiator. EN SUITE BATHROOM: Panelled bath with tiled splash backing. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing. Low level WC. Velux double glazed roof light. Radiator and tiled floor. FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With original polished oak floor boards and exposed ceiling timbers. BEDROOM 1: Window to side with aspect towards the parish church and countryside surrounding the village. Radiator. BEDROOM 2: Window to rear. Part exposed ceiling timbers. Radiator. BEDROOM 3: Window to front with bench seat. Radiator. Polished pine floor boards. Two built in double wardrobes. SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira Sport Shower with screen door. Pedestal wash basin, low level WC. Built in linen cupboard, radiator, extractor vent.

Outside - Immediately to the front of the property is a concrete hardstanding area with off road parking for two vehicles. ENTRANCE PORCH and climbing shrubs. Access to a USEFUL STORE to the side of the house. Immediately to the rear of the property are the delightful well stocked gardens. Side personal access gate to a gravelled pathway with flower borders, externally mounted oil central heating boiler and oil storage tank. Three steps up to an attractive area of garden with lawn and a small paved patio, shrub and heather beds and borders and natural hedge. A stone paved path with outside light. There is a concrete path immediately to the rear of the house with access to a further STORE/UTILITY AREA with plumbing for automatic washing machine. Power and light connected and tap. Further area of garden, delightfully laid to lawn, bordered by hedge with shrubs and mature trees. Large gravel patio, being a delightful sitting out area, ideal for alfresco dining and bordered by shrubs and fence. Timber and glazed SUMMER HOUSE with a small veranda. The gardens enjoy a good degree of peace and seclusion and are well stocked with plants shrubs.

Directional Note - From Okehampton proceed in an easterly direction taking the Crediton Road, the B3215, after approximately 4 miles turn left at Belstone Corner, just before the railway bridge, signposted to Sampford Courtenay. Upon reaching the mini roundabout, proceed straight across towards the village. Upon reaching the village centre, turn left and the property will be found immediately upon the left hand side.

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage.

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16 September 2016


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