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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Belstone, Devon

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Property Description

Key features

  • Fine Detached Residence
  • High Degree of Privacy
  • Edge of sought after Dartmoor Village
  • Excellent Views of Dartmoor and surrounding countryside
  • Paddock and Large Garden
  • Good range of Outbuildings
  • Excellent access to Road Network
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Receptions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION The property is situated on the edge of the much sought after Dartmoor village of Belstone with excellent views towards Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside and also offering excellent access to A30 road network both East to Exeter and M5 and West to Cornwall. 

The Dartmoor National Park village of Belstone offers an attractive centre for walking on Dartmoor and benefits from a pretty local Parish Church. The village boasts a thriving cricket club, pub and an active social scene. Sticklepath offers two pubs and is a mile and a half away. There is a well stocked convenience store approx. 1 mile away. The market town of Okehampton is about 3 miles to the west. 

Okehampton lies on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts. There are superb local beauty spots where one may enjoy walking, riding and fishing. The shopping area contains several banks and supermarkets as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in local schools. The recreation ground and park contains, amongst other things, a covered heated swimming pool. Most sports are available including 18 hole golf course, squash courts, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.  

DESCRIPTION A fine detached late Victorian property of granite construction sitting in grounds of just under 1 acre including a half acre paddock, large gardens and an extensive range of outbuildings, offering a multitude of potential uses. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall; lounge with bay window, open fireplace and double doors to garden; sitting room with bay window and open fireplace; study; kitchen/dining room with oil-fired Stanley stove; utility room and a ground floor shower room. To the first floor is a large landing, five good size bedrooms with bedrooms one and two having large bay windows with views to Dartmoor. There are two bathrooms. The property benefits from oil-fired central heating and full double glazing and is presented in good order throughout. To the outside of the property is a lovely well tended level enclosed garden with adjoining paddock which measures just over half an acre. There is also a productive vegetable/fruit garden and a good range of outbuildings including 4 stables, a tack room, log store, garage and workshop. A particular feature of this property are the lovely views to all sides of the property with Dartmoor to the front south facing aspect and Brenamoor (Belstone Common) to the rear aspect. We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this rare property and viewing is highly recommended. The property will be offered WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN. 

Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 

Part glazed front entrance door with courtesy light leading into: 

ENTRANCE HALL Stairs to first floor landing; radiator; high ceilings; large understairs storage cupboard. Doors to: 

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 23' 2" (into bay) x 12' 0" (7.07m x 3.66m) Bay window to front with part views towards Dartmoor; double doors to garden; a working open Victorian surround fireplace; 2 radiators; wall lighting; telephone point. 

SITTING ROOM 15' 7" (into bay) x 12'1") 4.75m x 3.68m) Bay window to front with views to Dartmoor and Steepleton Tor; 3 radiators in bay window; working Victorian fireplace; picture rails; laminated wooden flooring. 

STUDY 12' 0" x 7' 3" (3.68m x 2.21m) Window to side; radiator; laminated wooden flooring; recess for bookshelving. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 4" x 10' 9" (4.68m x 3.3m)(max) A dual aspect room with 2 windows to rear overlooking the common and window to side with view over garden; an extensive range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units with work surfaces over and wood and tile splashbacks; one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap; appliance space for oven; space and plumbing for dishwasher; appliance space for fridge freezer; oil-fired Stanley providing domestic hot water and central heating; tiled flooring; space for dining table and chairs. Door to: 

UTILITY ROOM 11' 1" x 9' 4" (3.38m x 2.87m > 1.28m)) Window to rear and door to side; tiled flooring; appliance space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier; stainless steel sink and drainer unit; storage cupboards under sink; hanging space for coats; shelving. Door to: 

SHOWER ROOM 6' 6" x 4' 10" (2.0m x 1.48m) Obscure glazed window to side; low level WC; wash hand basin; fully tiled shower cubicle with electric Mira Sports shower; tiled flooring. 


LANDING Hatch to loft space; smoke alarm; radiator; window to front with excellent Dartmoor views; Airing Cupboard with slatted shelving and hot water tank. Doors to: 

BEDROOM ONE 15' 7"(into bay) x 12' 1" (4.75m x 3.68m) A lovely dual aspect room with bay window to front with Dartmoor views and window to side with views to common; ornamental Victorian wrought iron fireplace with tiled surround; radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 15' 7"(into bay) x 11' 10" (4.75m x 3.61m) A dual aspect room with bay window to front with excellent Dartmoor views and window to side with view over the garden and paddock; radiator; ornamental Victorian wrought iron fireplace with tiled surround. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 0" x 9' 4" (3.36m x 2.86m) A dual aspect room with windows to rear and side with views over Belstone Common; radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 1" x 7' 3" (3.69m x 2.21m) Window to side overlooking Belstone Common and skylight; radiator; recess for bookshelving. 

BEDROOM FIVE 11' 10" x 7' 3" (3.62m x 2.21m) Window to side overlooking garden and paddock and on to Dartmoor; radiator. 

BATHROOM ONE 7' 10" x 5' 10" (2.4m x 1.79m) Window to rear; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment; ceramic tile flooring; fully tiled walls; shaver socket; radiator. 

BATHROOM TWO 7' 11" x 5' 2" (2.42m x 1.58m) Obscure glazed window to rear; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath; radiator; shaver socket; part tiled walls; cork tile flooring. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is an attractive level garden with a variety of plants, shrubs and bushes and a level pathway leading to the front entrance door, a small area of lawn and pathway to both sides. 

MAIN GARDEN A lovely well tended westerly facing garden with large area of shaped lawn with extensive flower beds containing a wide variety of small trees, plants, shrubs and bushes. From the double doors of the sitting room there is a patio where one can sit and enjoy the views over the garden and paddock. 

PADDOCK A level free draining paddock measuring just in excess of half an acre and bordered by mature hedges and good quality stone walling; vehicular gated access from village road. 

VEG. GARDEN To the eastern side of the property is a level productive veg and fruit garden with outside tap and courtesy lighting and oil tank for the property's central heating and hot water. 

OUTBUILDINGS To the eastern side of the property is a good range of outbuildings arranged in a horseshoe shape with central courtyard area. There is a: 

STABLE BLOCK Of timber construction divided into three loose boxes and a tack room: 

TACK ROOM 10' 11" x 8' 1" (3.33m x 2.48m) Window to rear; concrete flooring and lighting. 

STABLE ONE 11' 11" x 10' 10" (3.65m x 3.32m) Window to front; concrete floor and lighting. 

STABLE TWO 11' 8" x 10' 10" (3.56m x 3.32m) Window to front; concrete floor; lighting. 

STABLE THREE 12' 2" x 10' 10" (3.71m x 3.32m) Window to front; concrete floor; lighting. 

WOOD STORE 14' 10" x 12' 9" (4.53m x 3.9m) Gravelled floor; timber and corrugated iron construction and lighting connected. 

GARAGE 23' 3" x 11' 8" (7.11m x 3.56m) Double doors to front; gravelled floor; power and lighting connected; door to side. 

WOOD STORE/WORKSHOP 12' 10" x 12' 10" (3.92m x 3.92m)  

STABLE FOUR 14' 8" x 9' 7" (4.48m x 2.94m) Window to rear; concrete floor; lighting connected. 

From the stable courtyard area vehicular access is via a 5-bar gate leading to the rear of the property and a track across the common onto the village road. 

SERVICES Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity. Oil-fired central heating.  

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band F for Council Tax purposes (by verbal enquiry with West Devon Borough Council).  

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE & BALMENT, Okehampton Office on 01837 52371. 

DIRECTIONS From our offices in Okehampton leave the town in an easterly direction via East Street and onto Exeter Road. Upon leaving the town continue over the A30 dual carriageway taking the signs for Belstone , Sticklepath, South Zeal, etc. After passing the BP Service Station continue for a further 400 metres turning next right signposted to Belstone. Continue for a further one and a quarter miles whereupon you will reach the village. Turn left into Skaigh Lane and proceed for a further 400 metres where the property will be found on the left hand side. 

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