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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chagford Cross, Moretonhampstead, Newton Abbot, Devon

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A beautifully situated late Victorian house within
  • large, mature gardens, just outside the edge of a
  • popular moorland town and with stunning views to
  • the open moor.
  • Features
  • Hall
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Study
  • Kitchen/breakfast room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully situated late Victorian house within
large, mature gardens, just outside the edge of a
popular moorland town and with stunning views to
the open moor.

• Hall
• Sitting room
• Dining room
• Study
• Kitchen/breakfast room
• Utility room
• 4 bedrooms and attic room
• Bathroom
• Shower room
• Tower bedroom
• Detached garage/stores and greenhouse
• Large mature gardens
• About 0.85 acres

Attractive, late Victorian house with well- proportioned, high-ceilinged rooms typical of the period and now in need of modernisation.

Extensive, mature gardens around the house.

Detached garage/workshop/store building

Stunning views across the surrounding, rolling countryside to the open moor in the distance.

Situated in a rural setting off a small country lane, yet within easy walking distance of the town and all its amenities.

Easy access to the A30, A38, Exeter, etc.

From Moretonhampstead there is access, via the A382, to the A38 dual carriageway to the south, or the A30 to the north, 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 and other destinations. The A38 leads south west to
Plymouth, from where there are ferries to France and Spain and the A30 leads west into Cornwall
Distances (approximate)
• Moretonhampstead centre 0.5 miles
• Chagford 4 miles
• A30 6.5 miles
• Exeter 23 miles

From the driveway and parking areas, the entrance door opens to the entrance porch with patterned tiled floor and part glazed double doors opening to the hall with woodblock floor, door to the front porch and panelled doors to the sitting room, with its stunning, long-distance Dartmoor views. There is a fireplace with wooden surround and mantle, marble slips and hearth. Further panelled doors from the hall lead to the study, also with Dartmoor views, woodblock floor and French doors to the gardens, the dining room, with its fireplace with slate slips and hearth and ornate wooden surround and mantle and the kitchen/breakfast room, with fitted base and wall cupboards with worktops, sink and drainer, oil fired Aga, built in cupboards and electric cooker point. From here a door leads into the utility room with patterned tiled floor, fitted base and wall cupboards with worktops, sink and drainer, plumbing for washing machine, walk in larder, staircase to tower rooms and back door to the driveway.
From the hall the staircase rises to the landing with built in cupboards, airing cupboard and glazed door to a sun room, enjoying spectacular views over the surrounding Dartmoor countryside to the open moor in the distance. Panelled doors from the landing open to 3 bedrooms, together with a bathroom and a shower room and two bedrooms, including tower room, are accessed from the rear landing. From the rear landing a staircase rises to a second floor landing with door into an attic room.

From the road, double wooden gates between stone pillars open to a wide gravel entrance driveway leading behind the house to a parking and turning area, beside which is the detached garage building with pitched slate roof, containing workshop, garaging and stores. On this side of the house, doors open to an outside WC and store, housing the oil storage tank. Essentially to either side and the front of the house on the west side, are extensive, landscaped, mature gardens.

A patterned tiled terrace beneath a veranda runs along this side of the house, with step down to the gravel terrace from where there are stunning views over the surrounding countryside, with the open moor in the distance. A flight of steps descend to gently sloping lawns edged by shrub and plant borders and interspersed with ornamental trees, including copper beech, ash and rhododendron.
To the south of the house, beside the garage/store building, is a productive vegetable and soft fruit garden enclosed by high clipped hedging and
incorporating a greenhouse.

Property Information
Services Mains water and electricity, private drainage, night storage heaters.
Local Authorities Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Hay Tor Road, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9JQ, Tel 01626 832093
Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot. TQ12 4XX.
Tel. 01626 361101.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 November 2016

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