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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Princetown, Yelverton, Devon, PL20

Guide Price £249,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Duchy Leasehold Property
  • Detached 3 Bed Bungalow
  • 1.6 Acres Garden & Paddocks
  • Parking & Outbuildings
  • Direct Moorland Access
  • Superb Dartmoor Views
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • UPVC Double Glazing

Full description

Detached 1920's bungalow in stunning moorland setting. Duchy Leasehold Property.
Detached 3 bed bungalow, 1.6 acres garden & paddocks, parking & outbuildings,
superb Dartmoor views, oil fired central heating, UPVC double glazing. EPC Band E.

Situation - The property is situated in the very heart of the Dartmoor National Park, close to Two Bridges, and situated at Grid Reference 615 716. The property occupies a stunning location, with open views across the hills of Dartmoor and direct access from the property onto the open moor with unrivalled opportunities for outriding and walking. From the property, Two Bridges is half a mile away with its well known hotel and restaurant, whilst the thriving town of Tavistock is within easy driving distance with an excellent shopping centre, with a wide range of facilities including schooling from infant to sixth form level and the renowned Mount Kelly College. The town also has a hospital and is within easy driving distance of the port and city of Plymouth. Chagford and Ashburton are also within easy driving distance and the B3212 gives access to the Cathedral and University City of Exeter some 20 miles away with its main line rail, M5 motorway and international air connections.

Description - Built in the late 1920's, Parsons Cottage comprises a detached bungalow which is the subject of a Duchy Lease. The property itself is built of stone and slated construction and benefits from UPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating. Ideal as a comfortable family home, the property stands within gardens and grounds of approximately 1.6 acres, which include gardens and four areas of paddock together with a useful range of outbuildings and extensive parking. Ideal for those with equestrian interests, a gate from the garden leads directly onto the open moor. There are stunning views from the front and rear of the property and this is a unique opportunity to acquire a most individual, yet accessible property on the High Moor.

Accommodation - ENTRANCE HALL: Part glazed front door with fan light over. CLOAK ROOM: Low level WC. Hand basin, tiling to walls. Radiator. BEDROOM 3: Double aspect windows with moorland views. Radiator. LIVING/DINING ROOM: A spacious and light room with double aspect windows with a stunning moorland views to front. Massive granite fireplace with slate hearth and huge bressummer beam above. Fitted woodburning stove with canopy and display recesses to each side. Exposed ceiling timbers, two radiators. KITCHEN: Range of units in cream with granite effect worksurfaces, part tiled and part timber panelled splash backings. Inset 11/2 bowl sink with mixer tap, cupboards and drawers under. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for fridge, worksurface with cabinets beneath and range of fitted wall cupboards. Tiled fireplace recess with space for cooker, built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Double aspect windows, exposed ceiling timbers, radiator. Tiled floor. REAR PORCH: With space for fridge/freezer, door to rear and tiled floor. INNER HALL: With access to roof space. BEDROOM 1: Window to front with fine moorland views. Part timber panelling to walls. Radiator. Part glazed door and steps down to STUDY/SUN ROOM: With large double glazed windows overlooking gardens and beyond to the open moor. Part glazed door to front. BEDROOM 2: Window to side. Corner brick fireplace with slate hearth, timber panelling to wall, radiator. BATHROOM: White suite comprising panelled bath with Victorian style mixer shower fitment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC. Extensive wall tiling, heated towel rack, timber panelled ceiling and tiled floor.

Outside - The property is approached from the road via a five bar gate. The driveway has external lighting and sweeps up to the front of the property with parking area. Immediately to the side of the bungalow is a gravelled parking area with space for a umber of vehicles, externally mounted oil fired central heating boiler and oil storage tank. Outside tap. Front garden area with shrubs, trees and conifers. From the garden and driveway is an access gate directly onto the open moor. Immediately to the rear of the property is a timber decked patio with outside light and the rear gardens are laid to lawn, bordered by dry stone walling with a direct aspect onto adjoining moorland. Timber SUMMERHOUSE/WRITERS RETREAT 15'9" x 11'8" with a front decked area and double doors to the interior with power and light connected. Accessed from the driveway, is a useful BARN, which incorporates a WORKSHOP/GARAGE 18'9" x 12'5" of timber and galvanised iron construction with a concrete floor and double timber doors to front. Power and light connected. Adjoining STABLE 16' x 9'11" of stone construction beneath an galvanised iron roof, adjoining LOG STORE. To the other side of the bungalow is a STABLE BLOCK having two boxes and TACK ROOM with a convered concrete apron with outside tap. Further stone STORE.

The Land - Divided into four small paddock enclosures, the land is bordered by drystone walling, hedging and post and rail fencing. The gardens and grounds total approximately 1.6 acres.

Directional Note - From Okehampton proceed out of the town via the A386 to Tavistock. Upon approaching the town, turn left into the B3357 towards Princetown, follow this road for approximately 8 Miles passing through Two Bridge before turning left signposted Moretonhampstead. The B3212. Proceed for approximately half a mile and Parsons Cottage will be found upon the left hand side.

Tenure - The property is subject to the terms of a Duchy of Cornwall lease granted in December 2003 for a term of 20 years (expiring in December 2023). The lease is fully renewable at the end of the existing term and the current rent is £5,000 per annum. A new full term lease can be granted on purchase. Duchy Lease properties are generally not mortgageable.

Services - Mains Electricity. Private Water. Private Drainage.

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