4 bedroom detached house for saleSandy Park, Chagford, Newton Abbot, Devon
- Highly sought-after location
- Over 2,200 sq. ft
- Lovely gardens
- Approximately 1 acre paddock
Named after the well in the corner of the garden, dated 1876, Parford Well is a detached home set in the middle of its own gardens and within easy access of Chagford. The property has many appealing features including spacious living areas, beautiful gardens and a desirable location.
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises an entrance porch leading into an entrance hall with the staircase to the first floor. The dual aspect sitting room benefits from a central fireplace and French doors opening onto the garden. There is a large dining room and study. The kitchen is fitted with wooden units and a Rayburn and overlooks the garden. Off the kitchen is a utility room with separate access. The family room is positioned next to the kitchen and has a woodburner, A staircase from this room leads to the master bedroom with an en suite and private decked terrace. Upstairs from the main entrance hall are three further bedrooms, two of which are en suite, and a family bathroom. Each bedroom enjoys lovely views of the gardens and beyond.
Parford Well is situated just outside the ancient stannary town of Chagford, located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor, with its stunning countryside, attracts many people to the area and provides a vast array of activities such as fishing, walking and cycling which are all within easy reach of the property.
The village of Chagford has a wide range of local amenities including a number of of shops, a delicatessen, ironmongers, wine merchant, art gallery and a number of boutiques. The village also has a primary school, St. Michael’s Church, health and dental centres and excellent sports facilities. In 2015, the town was named by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain’s countryside. The award-winning Gidleigh Park Hotel is just over two miles away and Bovey Castle, three miles away, has a championship golf course and superb spa facilities.
Okehampton, 12 miles away, has more extensive shopping facilities, including a Waitrose supermarket, a large sports centre and park, and Okehampton College which is rated ‘outstanding’.
The cathedral city of Exeter, approximately 21 miles away, is the most thriving town in the South West. The city offers a wealth of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a variety of good shopping including John Lewis, Waitrose and many restaurants. Many primary and secondary schools are found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best universities in the country.
The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to Bristol, London and the north. The A38 to Plymouth is just south of Chagford and the A30 is 5 miles away; both providing fast routes into South Devon, North Devon and Cornwall. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Exeter St. Davids with a journey time of just 2 ½ hours. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights, including two flights a day to
London City Airport.
Parford Well is set back from a quiet lane leading to Castle Drogo and is approached through a gated entrance. There is parking for several cars on the approach and a garage with log store/workshop space behind.
The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs edging the stone wall that surrounds the property. Beyond this wall is a paddock measuring approximately 1 acre, currently used for grazing sheep. A natural leat runs through the garden.
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