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Murchington, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, Devon








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Key features

  • Sought-after position in the heart of Dartmoor National Park
  • Immaculately presented throughout
  • Four bedrooms
  • South-facing gardens
  • Garaging


2 St. Olaves is a delightful Grade II listed home, dating from the 1600s and originally two cottages which were amalgamated in the 1800s, located in the peaceful hamlet of Murchington in the heart of the stunning Dartmoor National Park. It has well-presented accommodation with a combination of charming original details and understated modern styling. The main ground floor reception area is the spacious sitting/dining room, which has painted wooden floorboards, beams overhead and a splendid stone inglenook fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove. There is also a good-sized reception hall and a well-equipped kitchen with farmhouse style wooden units, a butler sink and space for all the necessary household appliances. There is also a window hatch from the kitchen into the sitting/dining room. A separate sun room provides a pleasant place to sit and enjoy garden views.

On the first floor, the principal bedroom has built-in storage and a washbasin. Adjoining the principal bedroom is a single bedroom, which could be used as a dressing room or home study. There are two further bedrooms, one of which has fitted wardrobes, while there is also the family bathroom and separate WC.

Local Authority: West Devon Borough Council.
Services: Mains electricity and private water. Private drainage which we understand is compliant with current regulations. Oil-fired central heating.
Council Tax: Band D.
Tenure: Freehold.
Guide Price: £575,000.

The spacious, south-facing gardens are all to the front of the property. They include paved and gravel terracing, part of which is shaded by a pretty wooden pergola adjacent to the house which has a striking mature wisteria. There is also a large area of lawn, border shrubs and established hedgerows and flowerbeds which are thoughtfully planted to provide year-round colour and interest. Separated by the lane is an additional spacious area of garden with a productive vegetable garden with raised beds, a garage/outbuilding and greenhouse. There is also space to park a number of vehicles.

2 St. Olaves is located in the quiet rural hamlet of Murchington, approximately a mile from the desirable picturesque town of Chagford, within the conservation area of the Dartmoor National Park where there are miles of unspoilt countryside to explore. Also just a short distance away is Milfordleigh National Trust woodland where the north Teign meets the south Teign. Chagford offers a wide range of amenities, including churches, a Post Office, health and dental centres and excellent sports facilities. It was mentioned in The Times as one of the most sought after towns to live in. There is also a wide range of shops, including a delicatessen, ironmongers, wine merchant and a number of boutiques. Bovey Castle, six miles away, has a championship golf course and superb spa facilities. Okehampton has shopping facilities, two supermarkets, Okehampton College and a community hospital. Exeter is approximately 20 miles away and has a number of good schools, a top university, and excellent cultural and recreational facilities with many restaurants, shops and a John Lewis. Intercity high speed trains operate from Newton Abbot and Exeter St David’s to London Paddington, the Midlands and the north of England. From Exeter Central, trains operate via Salisbury to London (Waterloo). From Exeter Central, trains operate via Salisbury to London (Waterloo). Exeter Airport offers a range of domestic and European flights.



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Band: D

Murchington, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, Devon


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