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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Northlew, Northlew, Okehampton, Devon, EX20

Sold STC £780,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 3 Receptions
  • 5 Bedrooms (3 En Suites)
  • Holiday Cottage
  • PP for further 3 Bedroom Holiday Cottage
  • Stables
  • Garage/Office
  • 6.3 Acres
  • Delightful Rural Views

Full description

Delightfully refurbished detached farmhouse, holiday cottage, 6.3 Acres and outstanding rural views. Kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receptions, 5 bedrooms (3 en suites). Holiday cottage. PP for further 3 bedroom holiday cottage. Stables. Garage/office, 6.3 Acres, Delightful rural views. EPC Band: C

Situation - Norley Farm occupies an enviable elevated position, offering delightful views over its own land, surrounding countryside and towards Dartmoor in the distance, being located on the edge of the popular rural village of Northlew.
Northlew is a self contained rural community with various amenities including public house, places of worship, primary school, community shop and post office. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the former market town of Okehampton, which offers an excellent range of supermarkets (including a Waitrose) local and specialised shops, doctors surgery, dentist and hospital. The town has schooling from infant to A-level standard, together with numerous sports and leisure facilities, which include a cinema and a leisure centre/swimming pool in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. The A30 dual carriageway is easily accessible from Okehampton, providing a direct link west into Cornwall or east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. From Northlew there is relatively easy access to the north and south coasts of Devon and to the Dartmoor National Park with its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery.

Description - The property has been sympathetically and substantially renovated within recent years to a high standard and is heated by means of oil fired central heating, supplemented by solar panels, which provide additional hot water facilities and the house is double glazed throughout. The property opens to an impressive hallway, and serves a large living room, dining room and study to the ground floor. There is a most impressive and spacious kitchen/breakfast room with central island unit and bi-fold doors opening to the patio, whilst there is a matching utility room and cloakroom. The property opens to an impressive hallway, as well as a living room, dining room and study to the ground floor. The first floor boasts four bedrooms, two with en suite facilities and there is a family bathroom. A second floor has been added, creating a spacious master bedroom with dressing room and large en suite bathroom. Adjacent to the house is a reverse level two storey detached holiday cottage (Nearing completion). Whilst directly opposite is a further barn, which has planning permission for an additional three bedroom holiday unit. Adjoining this is a large modern barn with three internal stables and tack room, whilst there is a two bay open fronted garage with adjoining workshop/office.

Attractive gardens lie to the rear and offer outstanding countryside views with the land in total extending to 6.3 acres, divided into various paddocks and suitable for those with equestrian interests.

Accommodation - Via covered stone PORCH with slate floor and oak entrance door to: ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Feature oak panelled wall, former fireplace recess with clome oven, solid slate floor with under floor heating, windows to front aspect, one with window seat. Solid oak staircase to first floor, understairs storage cupboard, doors to: SITTING ROOM: Feature inglenook fireplace with slate hearth housing woodburning stove. Solid oak flooring, window to rear with window seat and attractive rural aspect, door to: DINING ROOM: Inset fireplace with multi fuel stove on slate hearth, solid oak flooring, window to rear with attractive aspect. STUDY: A dual aspect room with solid oak flooring, CAT5 cabling to utility allowing dual wifi transmitters to be installed, (offering a strong wifi signal to the whole house). Superfast broadband connected by BT Infinity. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: A most impressive room, fitted to a high standard with an extensive range of modern cupboards and drawers with granite work surfaces over, central island unit with solid beech work surface over, cooker range inset in fireplace with curved beam and concealed cooker hood, space for American style fridge/freezer, double belfast ceramic sink and integrated dishwasher. The island unit incoporates a breakfast bar with seating beneath. Solid slate floor with under floor heating, windows to front aspect, feature bi-fold patio doors opening onto the rear patio, offering fantastic views towards Dartmoor. Fitted spot and pendant lights and space for large table and sofa.

UTILITY ROOM: Well fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards matching the kitchen. Solid beech work surface and inset ceramic sink with extending tap. Plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble drier, built in cupboard containing oil fired boiler, solid slate flooring with under floor heating, Upvc door to side. Door to: CLOAK ROOM: Comprising WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with tiled splash backs, opaque window to front, built in storage cupboard, further cupboard containing thermal store, fed by two solar panels and the oil fired boiler.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: With sash window to front and continuation of the staircase to the first floor. FAMILY BATHROOM: Panelled bath with central mixer tap and mains fed shower and screen over. Wash hand basin set in solid slate vanity unit with cupboard below. WC with concealed cistern, window to front aspect. Inset spotlights. BEDROOM 5: Window to front aspect with views over the front forecourt. BEDROOM 4: A double bedroom with window to rear and attractive countryside views. BEDROOM 3: A further double room with attractive views to rear, television point and arch to: EN SUITE: comprising shower cubicle with mains fed shower, WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with wood flooring and extractor fan. BEDROOM 2: A large double bedroom with extensive views across the garden to the fields beyond, television point, door to: EN SUITE: Comprising double width shower cubicle with mains fed shower, circular style basin inset in attractive pine cupboard, WC with concealed cistern. Obscure glazed window to front, built in cupboard housing central heating controls, exposed floor boards. MASTER BEDROOM: Being on the second floor and spanning the width of the house, offering a triple aspect with a window to front, side and rear, door to: WALK-IN wardrobe cupboard with light, television point, inset spot lights, door to; MASTER EN SUITE: Contemporary bath with freestanding mixer tap and attachment, double width shower cubicle with glazed screen, oversized shower head and mains fed controls. Extra wide wash hand basin with mirror and storage below, WC with concleaed cistern. Bamboo flooring, obscure glazed window to front and window to rear with attractive views.

Holiday Cottage - Being reverse level and converted from a former barn, (which is close to completion and will be completed prior to sale).
The property currently comprises: door to: HALLWAY: With turning staircase to the first floor. An open aspect to a UTLITY/BOOT ROOM: Which will comprise a fitted worktop, wall mounted electric meters, plumbing and space for washing machine. BEDROOM 1: A double room with window to front, TV point, radiator and door to: EN SUITE: With window to rear, panelled bath with shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, extractor fan, inset spotlights. BEDROOM 2: A double bedroom with window to front, television point, door to: EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: With space for a shower, WC and basin, with a window to rear. FIRST FLOOR KITCHEN/LIVING AREA: An impressive room with A-frame vaulted ceiling and oak flooring, double aspect windows and velux roof light, double doors open to an external staircase and offer delightful rural views. Fitted work surfaces with base cupboards and drawers under, built in electric oven with four ring induction hob over and stainless steel extractor hood above, inset circular stainless steel sink unit and drainer, integral fridge and dishwasher, inset spotlights.

Outside - Immediately to the front of the property is a large forecourt providing ample parking facilities with a path leading to the front door and being flanked by lawned gardens and flower borders. Directly adjacent is a LARGE BARN (49'6 x 16'9) of cob, stone and block construction with a recent new roof, which has planning permission to create a further three bedroom reverse level holiday cottage, which would have a rear access away from the main house, (further plans are available from the agents). Immediately adjoining is a MODERN BARN incorporating internal STABLES, which are 10'5" x 12', 10'7" x 17'10" and 10'6" x 15', together with a TACK ROOM. Light and water is connected and there is plenty of room for further stabling if so required. A gate which leads from the barn to the road, provides independent access, being ideal for livery etc. DOUBLE GARAGE with two open fronted bays and light and power connected, adjoining STUDIO/WORKSHOP, currently used as a dog grooming facility, with stable door and windows to front and side, having its own water supply and power and light connected.

Gardens And Land - The mains gardens lie to the rear and are south facing and offer outstanding views of the rolling Devonshire countryside towards Dartmoor in the distance. Attractively landscaped with an extensive paved patio across the rear, with bi fold and French doors opening from the kitchen and sitting room. There is a raised seating area with pergola, covered with climbing flowers, whilst the remainder of the garden is primarily laid to lawn with well stocked flower shrub and tree borders and fruit trees, whilst to the far end is a separated and productive vegetable garden with raised vegetable beds and gravelled pathways. The land lies to the side and rear of the property and can be accessed from the driveway, running alongside the left of the house. The main, predominantly level paddock lies to the side of the property and offers post and rail fencing, newly laid hedging and mains water supply. Lying immediately behind the garden is a smaller paddock, enclosed by post and rail fence, with a five bar gate opening to the remaining land, consisting of sloping pasture, running down to the level meadow, which has its own separate road access, being part hedge and part stock proof fencing, bordered by the picturesque River Lew.

Directional Note - From Okehampton proceed out of the town in a westerly direction towards Tavistock, and after approximately 1 mile turn right signposted to Holsworthy. After a further quarter of a mile turn right signposted to Northlew and follow this lane, until the next cross roads, where upon, proceed straight across, again signposted to Northlew. Proceed to the village and up into the village square. Turning right opposite the shop and immediately left, proceed down this road for a short distance, before taking the next turning right signposted to Norley, (by the playing fields), proceed down the hill and over the bridge and climb the steep hill, where upon the property will be found upon your left hand side, identified by a Stags For Sale Board.

Services - Mains Electric and Water. Private Drainage.

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