6 bedroom detached house for sale

Northlew, Okehampton, EX20

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House Full Of Character
  • Annex Potential Suiting Dual Family Occupancy
  • Approximately 3 Acres
  • Updated And Improved
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • 65' Barn + Double Garage + Sheds + Big Greenhouse
  • Gardens Designed With Sustainable Living In Mind
  • Solar Panels
  • Quiet Rural Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This deceptively spacious 6 bedroom, character-filled home will easily divide into 2 separate dwellings giving opportunities for multi-generational living or income generation (STP). Set in approximately 2.6 acres of mainly vegetable production, forest garden and biomass cultivation and with a large range of outbuildings, this property is a must for those that want to live sustainably.

This property has a wealth of character with exposed beams, solid wood latch doors and fireplaces. The property has undergone considerable improvements in recent years with a new kitchen & bathroom, refurbished conservatory, extensive landscaping and solar panels. The property offers great flexibility of use with potential for an annex, perfect for multi-generational living or holiday accommodation (STP).

Outside there is a 65' barn, double garage, workshop, 3 sheds and a sizable greenhouse all set in grounds of around 3 acres. The current owners have designed the gardens following the principles of permaculture, with a productive vegetable garden, forest garden, flower gardens, large pond and a paddock planted with willows for biomass with an area of grass that gives potential for livestock or a small campsite (STP). The grounds can provide a more sustainable lifestyle and mini small-holding.


Boot Room
A spacious boot room with quarry tile flooring, wooden windows and external door. Solar panel controls. A uPVC door leads to the inner hall.

Inner Hall
Quarry tile flooring, stairs to 3 bedrooms on the first floor.

Boiler Room
Housing the boiler, it is the ideal space for airing clothes and for storage on the shelving.

Bathroom
Recently refitted with a matching white suite comprising: low level W.C., wash basin with vanity unit, panel enclosed P-shaped bath with mains fed shower over. UPVC window. Heated towel rail.

Kitchen
Refitted with a range of oak effect shaker style base and wall units with a roll edge worksurface over. Built in electric oven with touch control induction hob. Space for dishwasher/washing machine and fridge freezer. Stainless steel sink and drainer. UPVC window. Space for table & chairs. Quarry tile flooring.

Utility Room
The utility room is open plan to the kitchen and has been fitted in an ivory shaker style with butchers block style work surface over. Built in electric oven and hob in addition to the the one in the kitchen - perfect for the keen cook, or could be used as a kitchen for the annexe. Space for washing machine/dishwasher. Quarry tile flooring. UPVC window.

Larder
A traditional larder is located between the kitchen and utility room. Fitted with a range of shelves and cold shelf. Quarry tiled flooring. UPVC window.

Living Room
A room full of character with beamed ceiling and 2 substantial inglenook fireplaces with original clome bread ovens, one fireplace houses a cast iron multi-fuel stoves. UPVC windows look onto the south facing gardens and a glazed door leads to a porch which is useful to store logs. This spacious room has ample space to be used as living/dining room however there is also a separate dining room if required.

Bedroom Five / Study
Accessed from the living room, this room is currently used as a double bedroom however would be ideal as a study or games room.

Dining / Family Room
A second sitting room which is very light bright with windows overlooking the grounds and French doors leading to the garden room. Accessed via the utility room it could be a formal dining room if required.

Dining Room/Bedroom
UPVC window overlooking the gardens.

Garden Room
Recently reburbished with new uPVC windows and door, with a solid roof. It has views to 3 sides and is the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful gardens and abundant wildlife.

Rear Lobby
Stairs to first floor. Door to cloak room. Ample storage space.

Cloak Room
The cloak room comprises: low level W.C. and wall mounted wash basin. Understairs storage.

Bedroom One
A master bedroom with uPVC and velux window. Exposed A-frame beams.

Bedroom Two
Exposed A-frame beams make this a cosy, characterful room. UPVC window and velux window. Steps lead up to bedroom 3.

Bedroom Three
A uPVC window gives views over adjacent woodland. Exposed beams.

Bedroom Four
Stairs from the rear lobby lead to the first floor landing and this spacious bedroom with a deep built in wardrobe. UPVC window.

Bathroom Two
Adjacent to bedroom four. Fitted with a panel enclosed bath, W.C. and pedestal basin. Velux window.

Outside
The current owners have acquired additional land adjacent to the road creating easy access to the property and ample parking around the barn and garage.
In total the grounds are approximately 2.6 acres. Ideal for keen gardeners or families.
There are several seating areas, surrounded by flower beds around the property for al fresco dining. Beyond there is a large pond and nearby permaculture garden. There are extensive and productive vegetable beds which lie in close proximity to a large greenhouse and sheds. A paddock has partly been planted with willow for biomass and the remainder left as grass, ideal as a play area, small camp site (STP) or for livestock. The grounds are perfect for those looking for a more sustainable lifestyle and could be managed like a small holding.


Double Garage
16'10 x 16'2
Twin up and over doors lead to the garage. Electric lights and sockets.

Workshop
14'6 x 9'
The workshop adjoins the garage to the rear. Electric lights and sockets.


Barn
63' x 35'
The barn has high and wide doors allowing vehicular access at each end and there is power and light. It provides great storage or a substantial work shop.

Location
Foxgloves is set between Northlew & Highampton, both of which have a pub and primary school facilities and Northlew has a village shop. Hatherliegh is a few miles distant and has a vibrant community with a wide range of facilities including a co-op, pubs, garages, independent shops, doctors and veterinary surgery. Okehampton offers 3 supermarkets, including Waitrose and Lidl, and many independent shops & cafes. The A30 is easily accessible from Okehampton and links to Exeter and the M5.


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  • Okehampton (7.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

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