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Monkokehampton, Winkleigh, Devon, EX19

Guide Price £169,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Stone Chapel
  • Level Lawned Gardens
  • Off Road Parking
  • Planning Consent for 3 Bed Dwelling

Full description

Detached former methodist chapel with gardens, parking and planning consent for conversion. Detached stone chapel, level lawned gardens, off road parking, planning consent for 3 bedroom dwelling.

Situation - The property is situated in this attractive and unspoilt village surrounded rolling Devonshire countryside. The village is within easy reach of the nearby community of Exbourne, with a range of facilities including primary school, public house, community shop and historic church. A more comprehensive range of facilities can be found in the market town of Hatherleigh some 2.5 miles away, and the large community of Okehampton with its excellent range of shops and supermarkets (including a Waitrose) educational, recreational and leisure facilities. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway providing a direct link with the Cathedral and University City of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air links. From the village there is easy access to the Dartmoor National Park famed for its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. Whilst the north and south coasts of Devon and Cornwall with attractive beaches and coastal scenery are similarly within easy travelling distance.

Description - The property comprises a former methodist chapel constructed around 1896. The main building is of stone and slate construction, whilst there is a further range of ancillary rooms, of timber framed and galvanised iron construction. The present owners have obtained full planning consent for the conversion of the property to a residential dwelling.

The proposed accommodation would incorporate; a large open plan KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM in the main chapel hall, with an additional 3 BEDROOMS (One en-suite), and a BATHROOM. The roof has been removed, insulated, battened and felted and replaced using the original delabole slate. In addition new gutters and facias have been fitted. The property enjoys its own private area of level garden with vehicular access and parking. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a detached chapel, standing within its own grounds with full consent for conversion to a delightful home.

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The Main Hall - A light and airy space having seven high arched windows and double timber doors from the road.
Barrel vaulted ceiling some 16ft in height and there is part timber panelling to dado height. There are four ceiling mounted radiant electric heaters.

Lobby - With electric meters, timber panelled walls and ceiling, window to front.

Cloakroom - WC, window to rear.

Kitchen - Single drainer stainless sink unit, range of worktops, double aspect windows with door to front.

School Room - With vaulted timber panelled ceiling, two windows and door to front.

Outside - The property enjoys a good sized area of side garden, laid to level lawn and partly bordered along the lane by a brick wall. At the bottom of the garden is a hardcore vehicular access which gives vehicular access to the chapel gardens and also a right of way in favour of a neighbouring farmer to reach his fields. This right of way needs to be left unobstructed at all times.

Directional Note - From Okehampton town centre proceed up East Street as if towards Exeter. At the first set of traffic lights turn left into Northfield Road and at the T-junction at the bottom of the road turn right into North Road. Follow this road out of the town towards Exbourne and after approximately 4 miles upon reaching Exbourne Cross proceed directly ahead and through the village. Leave Exbourne and continue as if for Monkokehampton and upon reaching the village the property will be found almost immediately upon the left handside.

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Local Authority - West Devon Borough Council. (01822) 813600.

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