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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Chagford, Newton Abbot

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sitting room
  • Double garage and workshop
  • Front and rear gardens with greenhouse

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A spacious, contemporary home in a quiet cul-de-sac, close to the town square, yet with stunning views of the open moor.

Hall • Cloakroom • Sitting room • Garden room • Dining room • Kitchen/breakfast room • Laundry room • Principal bedroom/bathroom suite • Guest bedroom/bathroom suite • Bedroom 3 and study/bedroom 4 • Shower room
Double garage and workshop • Front and rear gardens with greenhouse

The ancient stannary town of Chagford, within Dartmoor National Park, is one of Devon’s most popular and has a vibrant community. The town has a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, church, primary school, pre-school and Montessori school, pubs, cafes and a hotel. There are also excellent sports facilities including cricket, tennis, bowling and football clubs and an open air swimming pool. Nearby is
the award winning Gidleigh Park Hotel and there are golf courses at Bovey Castle, near Moretonhampstead, and Stover. Dartmoor itself is one of Southern England’s last, great wildernesses and is renowned for its spectacular scenery with its granite tors, heather clad moorland and wooded valleys bisected by rushing streams and rivers and there are many and varied opportunities on the doorstep for riding, walking, fishing, etc.
The university and cathedral city of Exeter is within easy reach and provides a full range of shopping, cultural and recreational facilities.
There is quick access from Chagford, via the A382, to the A30 dual carriageway at
Whiddon Down, leading west, past Okehampton, into Cornwall, or east to Exeter, where there is access onto the M5 motorway, railway stations with mainline connections to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an international airport with regular services to London City Airport.
Distances (approximate)
• A30 5 miles • Okehampton12 miles
• Exeter 21 miles

The Property
• Delightful, individually designed home, built in 1992/1993
• Within a quiet cul-de-sac, about 120 metres level walk from the town square
• Garden bordering open countryside and with stunning views of the open moor on Meldon Hill
• Spacious and light main reception rooms, making full use of the views
• Ground floor principal bedroom/bathroom suite and 2/3 further bedrooms
• Adjoining double garage and workshop
• Large, well-stocked and beautifully maintained gardens adjoining, and with access to open countryside and the moor
• Peace and quiet and yet very easy access to the town centre and all its facilities
• Easy driving distance to A30 dual carriageway

Ground Floor
A path from the driveway leads to the entrance porch and vestibule and a pair of double glazed doors open into the spacious, full height hallway, built in a cruciform shape and bridged by a galleried landing, with large arched window providing natural light from the garden room and a hint of the views to the rear. Doors lead to the cloakroom and the large, bright sitting room with double glazed sliding doors and side panels to the garden. There is a limestone fireplace with woodburner on a slate hearth and a glazed door with bevelled glass leads into the garden room, with double glazing around three sides and high pine-clad ceiling, with arched window facing the gardens and the wonderful views of Meldon Hill.
Glazed doors open to the terrace and garden.
Accessed from the garden room and hall is the dining room, also benefitting from the lovely views, and from the hall another door leads into the kitchen/breakfast room, with range of fitted base and wall cupboards, with Corian work surface, double sink, double oven, hob, dishwasher and fridge. There is downlighting and the breakfast area overlooks the front garden. A door leads into the laundry room with fitted cupboards, sink and drainer, tiled floor and plumbing for washing machine. From the hall a door leads into the principal bedroom with double glazed doors out to the terrace and gardens and benefitting from the beautiful views to Meldon Hill. There are fitted wardrobe cupboards and a door into the en-suite bathroom/shower room. A further door from the hall leads into the guest bedroom, also overlooking the gardens and a door into an en-suite bathroom.

First Floor
The stairs rise to the galleried landing with pine-clad ceiling, built in and under eaves storage space and doors to the study/bedroom 4 and bedroom 3, which has a lovely view, west, across the edge of the town to the open moor.
There are fitted wardrobes, dresser and drawers. Also on the first floor is a shower room and large linen cupboard with gas fired boiler, and door to eaves store room.
Adjoining the house is a utility entrance area with door to front and rear gardens and into the laundry room. In addition there is a door into the double garage and workshop.
To the rear of the house is a beautifully maintained and well stocked level garden, with gravel and paved paths, a summerhouse, greenhouse, fruit cage, raised vegetable beds framed by mature box hedges and a barbecue.
There is gated access to the open field at the rear of the property, known as Hore Hill, and around the gardens are flower borders, rockery, fish pond and specimen trees and shrubs. From the gardens there are spectacular views to the open moor on Meldon Hill and towards Kestor Rock. To the front of the house is a further large, well-kept lawned garden, with a variety of ornamental shrubs and trees and there are fitted exterior lights with sensors.

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27 October 2016

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