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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Bridestowe, Okehampton

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Property Description

Key features

  • Ref: O959
  • Character Cottage
  • Heart of sought-after Village
  • Many character features
  • Spacious accommodation
  • 3 double Bedrooms
  • Level enclosed Garden
  • Great access for A30 and Dartmoor National Park
  • Contents available by separate negotiation if desired

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION The property is situated in the heart of the Dartmoor village of Bridestowe with convenient access to the A30, open countryside, the Graniteway Cycle Track and Dartmoor National Park. 

Bridestowe is a pretty West Country village situated at the head of the Lew Valley at the north western foothills of the Dartmoor National Park and surrounded by some of Devon's finest countryside. The village centre incorporates a well patronised general store, public house, church and primary school.

The A30 dual carriageway to Exeter and the M5 is approximately 5 minutes from the property and the open moorland of the Dartmoor National Park begins just a mile from the village.

DESCRIPTION A well presented character cottage believed to date back to the 1840's and was built originally as the Manse for the attached former Methodist Chapel. The property is not Listed and is built of locally quarried black limestone. The property retains many original character features, including a lovely black limestone feature fireplace with bread oven, deepsilled windows and exposed timber ceiling beams. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance vestibule; a spacious sitting room with the aforementioned feature black limestone fireplace; dining room and kitchen. To the first floor is a spacious landing with doors leading to three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. From the rear door is an undercover passageway leading to a useful coal store with lighting and a workshop/utility room with power, lighting and water connected and WC. There is oil-fired central heating and the vast majority of windows are double glazed, with the exception of two small original windows to the side and rear. There is a pleasant enclosed lawned side garden, bordered by well maintained walling and hedging, which offers a good degree of privacy and seclusion. The property has been used in recent years for holiday use and therefore the contents are available by separate negotiation. We are delighted to be appointed as sole agents for the sale of this property which is 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: 

Double wooden front entrance door leading into: 

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Hanging space for coats; wall mounted electric meter and fusebox; further panel glazed internal door leading to: 

SITTING ROOM 21' 4" x 13' 7" (6.51m x 4.16m) Two windows to front elevation; a superb black limestone feature fireplace with bread oven and working open fire; exposed timber ceiling beams; picture rails; TV and satellite connections; radiator. Door to: 

DINING ROOM 12' 5" x 11' 10" (3.8m x 3.62m) Windows to side and rear; staircase rising to first floor landing; oil-fired boiler set into fireplace recess with storage cupboards to side; telephone point; understairs storage cupboard; door giving access to rear; open doorways through to: 

KITCHEN 11' 11" x 7' 2" (3.65m x 2.2m) A range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units with work surfaces and part tiled splashbacks; inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap; appliance space for electric oven; appliance space for fridge/freezer; natural slate flooring; exposed timber ceiling beams. 


LANDING A spacious light landing with window to rear with part views towards Dartmoor; hatch to loft space; smoke alarm. Doors to: 

BEDROOM ONE 13' 9" x 11' 11" (4.21m x 3.65m) Window to front and radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 9" x 8' 8" (4.2m x 2.66m) Window to front; hatch to loft space; radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 8" x 10' 0" (3.58m x 3.06m) Window to rear with part Dartmoor views; radiator. built-in storage cupboard. 

BATHROOM 11' 7" x 4' 0" (3.55m x 1.22m) Obscure glazed window to rear; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with mains shower fitted over; extensively tiled walls; radiator; cork tiled flooring. 

OUTSIDE From the back door of the property there is an undercover passageway with modern oil-tank for central heating and: 

LOG STORE 6' 1" x 3' 9" (1.86m x 1.16m) With lighting connected. 

WORKSHOP/UTILITY ROOM 15' 3" x 8' 11" (4.67m x 2.72m) With power, lighting and water connected; Belfast sink and door to: WC with high level cistern WC. 

GARDEN To the side of the property is a pleasant area of slightly raised garden predominantly laid to lawn with flowerbed borders and a small variety of trees including apple. The garden is bordered by well maintained hedging and walling which gives a good degree of privacy and seclusion. There is outside lighting and a level pathway leading to the front of the property. 

AGENTS NOTE In recent years the property has been used as a holiday property for family and friends of the owner, so therefore the property contents is available by separate negotiation, if so desired. (further details on request). 

SERVICES Mains water (not metered), electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band C 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 a westerly direction and after approximately 2.5 miles join the A30 dual carriageway for half a mile and then leave immediately following the signposts towards Bridestowe. After leaving the dual carriageway turn right and then immediately left and continue to follow the signs to Bridestowe for approximately 2 miles then turn left into the village, passing the Primary School and White Hart Inn on your left hand side. By the village Post Office and Store turn right into Launceston Road where the property will be found immediately on your left hand side. 

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06 October 2016


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