2 bedroom detached house for sale

Exbourne, Okehampton

Sold STC £335,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Character Accommodation
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Parking & Garage
  • Large Sunny Gardens
  • Approx 1/3 of an Acre.

Full description

Detached Grade II Listed thatched cottage with large gardens in popular village. Character Accommodation. 2 Bedrooms. Oil Central Heating. Parking & Garage. Approx 1/3 of an Acre. EPC Band F.

Situation - Swallows Rest is situated in the heart of the popular village of Exbourne and within a short walk of an excellent range of local facilities which includes a village shop, pre school and primary school, popular inn, garage and parish church. There is also a village hall with many community activities. Exeter can be reached in 35 minutes and is also served by regular bus services. The nearby town of Okehampton offers an excellent range of shops and services, three supermarkets including a Waitrose and range of local and nationally owned shops and businesses together with schooling to infant to sixth form level. There is a modern hospital together with state of the art leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. From Exbourne there is easy access to the A30 and also to the north and south coasts of Devon with some attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery.

Description - The property comprises a detached thatched Grade II Listed property believed to date from the 17th century. Internally, the property retains character features including exposed timbers and inglenook fireplace and there is some double glazing as well as oil central heating. Externally the gardens are a delightful feature of the property, being extensively south facing, well stocked and private, extending to approximately a third of an acre. There is a driveway/parking area, garage and store sheds, together with summer house.

Accommodation - Thatched Entrance Porch with stable door, inner part glazed door to Entrance Hall, with tiled floor, built in cloaks cupboard. Living/Dining Room, double aspect with inglenook fireplace having massive granite uprights, timber lintel and raised brick hearth with woodburning stove with copper canopy above. Clome oven, exposed timbers to ceiling and walls. Sitting Room, double aspect with exposed ceiling timbers. Kitchen/Breakfast room, range of light oak units with roll edge worksurfaces, inset single drainer stainless sink, range of cupboards and drawers units, built in larder and wall cabinets. Inset four ring ceramic hob with extractor above, fitted electric double oven, double aspect windows with part glazed door to side. Bathroom, panelled bath with tiled splash backing, vanity wash basin, tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit, door to separate low level wc.

From the Living/Dining Room, stairs to First Floor Landing with exposed timbering to walls, window overlooking gardens. Bedroom 1, window overlooking gardens and delightful rural aspect beyond, Victorian cast iron fireplace in timber surround, built in wardrobe/cupboard. Bedroom 2, window overlooking garden, built in airing cupboard, pedestal wash basin, exposed timbers, leaded window over stairs, access to roof space.

Outside - The cottage backs onto a quiet lane within the village and at the side high timber gates give vehicular access to a gravelled driveway/parking area with outside light and space for 2-3 vehicles. Access to detached timber GARAGE 14' x 8'3" and adjacent is a galvanised iron WORKSHOP/STORE, further STORE and Outside WC. Immediately to the rear of the cottage is a brick paved patio and delightful large lawned level gardens with a sunny southerly aspect, being bordered by hedges and a high wall along the lane, with a further pedestrian access gate. The garden has a wealth of shrubs and trees with conifers, apple trees, climbing shrubs, pampas. Detached timber and glazed SUMMER HOUSE 11' x 7'10' and large timber SHED. Trellis with climbing plants, timber SHED and GREENHOUSE. To the other side of the cottage is a further small lawn area with externally mounted oil central heating boiler and oil storage tank. Gate and steps to lane.

Directions - From Okehampton town centre proceed out of the town as if towards Exeter, proceeding up East Street. At the second set of traffic lights (at the police station) turn left into Barton Road. At the mini roundabout, bear left, proceeding pass the hospital until reaching the T-junction and here turn right for Exbourne. Upon reaching Exbourne Cross, proceed straight over and down into the the village, passing the Red Lion Inn on the right hand side. Immediately pass the Red Lion turn left into Blenheim Lane, passing the entrance into Duck Lane on the left hand side and after a short distance the cottage will be found upon the right hand side.

Services - Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage.


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Added on Rightmove:
20 August 2019

Nearest stations

  • Sampford Courtenay (2.6 mi)
  • Okehampton (4.7 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Sampford Courtenay (2.6 mi)
  • Okehampton (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Okehampton

11 Charter Place, Okehampton, EX20 1HN

01837 354012 Local call rate

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