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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Hatherleigh, Okehampton, Devon, EX20

Sold STC £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Cloakroom
  • Four First Floor Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Garage/Workshop
  • Former Stables
  • Delightful Gardens
  • No Immediate Neighbours

Full description

A spacious and delightfully situated four bedroom detached property with attractive gardens and outstanding rural views. Large sitting room, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom, four first floor bedrooms, family bathroom. Garage/workshop. Former stables. Delightful gardens. No immediate neighbours. Outstanding rural views. EPC Band E.

Situation - Wingate Cottage occupies an enviable semi rural location on the outskirts of the popular town of Hatherleigh. Set in a private position, yet being within only 0.5 miles of the town centre. The town has a range of facilities including small supermarket, garage/supermarket, post office and public houses. The town also benefits from primary school, health centre and veterinary surgery and traditional market which takes place on a Tuesday. There is an excellent community centre together with various sporting facilities. A more comprehensive range of facilities can be found in the larger town of Okehampton with it's excellent range of shops and services, 3 supermarkets including Waitrose, and many nationally and locally owned businesses. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway providing a link to the Cathedral and University City of Exeter a further 23 miles away with it's M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections.

Description - Wingate Cottage is believed to date back to the 17th century, built of cob and stone construction under a slate roof. In 1984, a two storey extension was added in cavity block, which has created a most desirable family home. The property is upvc double glazed and is heated by means of oil fired central heating, whilst an oil fired Aga, provides cooking and hot water facilities. Further benefits include, a well fitted oak kitchen with polished granite worksurfaces, original beams and fireplace and an attractive woodburning stove to the sitting room. Outside, the gardens extend to almost a third of an acre being attractively laid to lawn and well planted with many mature plants, trees and shrubs. There is also ample off road parking for numerous vehicles, together with a double garage/workshop and former stabling. The property has no immediate neighbours and offers oustanding rural views over the surrounding countryside.

Accommodation - Via upvc entrance door with exterior light, opening to: PORCH: quarry tiled floor, double glazed window to side aspect, freestanding oil fired central heating boiler, stable door to: KITCHEN: Dual aspect room with extensive range of Moben oak based wall mounted cupboard over with polished granite worksurfaces. Inset belfast sink with tiled splash backs, integral electric oven with induction hob over and extractor hood above, integral fridge and freezer, integrated dishwasher, plumbing and space for washing machine, downlighters, oak latch door to: DINING ROOM: Feature stone fireplace housing oil fired Aga and clome oven, timber bresummer over. Dual aspect room, recessed cupboards, clay floor tiles, oak latched door with steps down to: REAR ENTRANCE HALL: Staircase to first floor. Understairs storage cupboard, downlighters, radiator, doors to: CLOAKROOM: Providing low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under, obscured window to front, part tiling to walls. SITTING ROOM: A light triple aspect room with double glazed door to garden. Feature brick fireplace with timber mantel and slate hearth, housing woodburning stove. Television point, telephone point, radiator. REAR PORCH: With window and double glazed door to rear garden, ceramic tiled flooring. From the rear entrance hall, a turning staircase with window to front aspect leads to: FIRST FLOOR LANDING, two windows to rear aspect, built in airing cupboard with linen shelving and hot water tank, downlighters, radiator, doors to: BATHROOM: White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls. Timber panelled, enclosed bath, corner shower tray with screen and main shower attachment, downlighters, obscured window to front. BEDROOM 4: Window to front, radiator. BEDROOM 3: Window to front, radiator. BEDROOM 2: Dual aspect room with far reaching views, radiator. BEDROOM 1: Window to side with views over the garden, radiator.

Outside - The property is approached from the lane, via a five bar gate, opening to a tarmac driveway with parking for numerous vehicles. This in turn opens to a WORKSHOP/GARAGE 22'6" x 19'3", currently used as a restoration workshop with mains water, power and light connected . STABLE/WORKSHOP 19'1" x 11'10" (formerly a stable and tackroom) with mains water, power and light connected. Adjoining STABLE/WORKSHOP 12' x 11'11", mains water, power and light connected. Adjoining WOOD SHED 11'5" x 7'11".

Garden - From the main driveway, a paved patio area and a set of steps lead down to the rear porch, with a further paved area accessed from the sitting room. The remainder of the garden is primarily laid to lawn and has been attractively planted with many mature plants, trees, shrubs and flower borders and with feature fishpond. To the far end is a chicken run and an area housing a GREENHOUSE, whilst in front of the stable block and garaging, is a concrete forecourt. The garden is enclosed by hedgerow and fencing and backs and sides onto fields and there are outstanding rural views from many vistas.

Services - Mains electric and water, private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Directions - From Okehampton town proceed out of town in a northerly direction, following the A386 to Hatherleigh. At the mini roundabout on the edge of Hatherleigh, turn right and proceed through the town, passing the square on your left hand side, proceed for approximately 200 meters, before turning right into Sanctuary Lane and proceed for approximately 1/2 a mile, where the property can be located on your left hand side, identified by a Stags for Sale Board.

Professional Photographs - Http://ewinsaerial.uk/wingate/

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