4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Ilsington, Newton Abbot

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED BUNGALOW WITH OUTSTANDING MOORLAND VIEWS
  • EDGE OF POPULAR VILLAGE SETTING WITHIN DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK
  • TRULY BREATHTAKING COUNTRY VIEWS
  • LOVELY SOUTH WEST FACING GARDENS WITH THE PLOT BEING OVER 0.4 OF AN ACRE
  • SITTING ROOM, DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM
  • LARGE BEDROOM SUITE/RECEPTION WITH EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
  • 3 FURTHER BEDROOMS AND SHOWER ROOM
  • AROUND 2 ACRES OF WOODLAND AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION
  • BEAUTIFUL OPEN MOORLAND CLOSE BY

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Rock Tor is a substantial detached chalet style bungalow set on a plot of approaching half an acre of predominantly South West facing grounds with superb open moorland views. The property is available to the market for the first time in many years and provides a wonderful country home with scope for further development subject to the necessary consents. Extended some years ago the property has a particularly expansive reception/bedroom set at one end of the single storey accommodation, enjoying wonderful views and opening on to a large sun terrace, as well as having an en-suite shower room. The sitting room has a bay window enjoying the aforementioned views and a minster style fire place. The dining room also enjoys good views and opens to a conservatory/sun room that in turn opens to the terrace. There are three further bedrooms, a rustic-style kitchen/breakfast room, a wet room "style" shower room and a utility space leading off the entrance porch. There is oil fired central heating and some of the windows are double glazed. A truly outstanding feature of the property are the wonderful gardens and grounds comprising of expansive lawns and mature beds well stocked with rhododendrons, other established shrubs and mature trees etc. There is also a sweeping drive way providing ample parking for a number of vehicles, twin garages and a store/summer house. 

SITUATION Rock Tor is beautifully positioned not far from the famed Hay Tor rocks on the fringes of the village of Ilsington on the east side of the Dartmoor National Park. The wilds of Dartmoor are literally at the end of the lane with wonderful hiking opportunities, horse riding and all manner of outward bound activities available. Ilsington has a well regarded primary, a local village shop as well as the highly popular Rock Inn that is around half a mile away at Hay Tor Vale, there is also the Ilsington Hotel boasting a health spa and swimming pool. The "larger" edge of moor towns of Bovey Tracey and Ashburton are around four and six miles away respectively with a wider range of shops and facilities with Ashburton also having a secondary school South Dartmoor Community College. Additionally private education is available at Stover School which is around 6 miles away. The main junction to the A38 Devon expressway at Drum Bridges is approximately 5 miles away, providing fast access to Exeter and the junction to the M5 motorway beyond. 

ACCOMMODATION From the entrance area a UPVC double glazed door opens to: 

ENTRANCE PORCH UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the attractive front aspect and gardens. A door opens to a: 

UTILITY SPACE/WC Opaque glazed window, space and plumbing for washing machine and a corner mounted wash hand basin. A glazed inner door opens to the: 

RECEPTION HALL With panel and glazed doors that open to the principal rooms and pine panelling to the walls and ceiling. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Pine panelling to the ceiling and walls and a front facing window looking through the entrance porch to the front aspect and front gardens. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of floor and wall mounted units with timber cupboard door and drawer fronts and areas of tiled work surface with panelled surrounds. There is a one and a quarter bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, a built in De Dierich four ring ceramic hob, a built in Hoover oven, recess for a microwave below and space for a dishwasher. There are also spotlights, open display shelves, a leaded light display cabinet, a recess for a fridge freezer and a floor mounted oil-fired boiler with radiator beside supplies central heating. Extractor fan and, in the breakfast area there is built in seating with panelled surrounds. 

RECEPTION/BEDROOM SUITE An expansive, versatile and appealing room sitting within the extended part of the property, being extremely spacious and dual aspect. Spotlights to ceiling, sliding double glazed patio doors with full height windows beside overlook the wonderful grounds with views towards woodland and open moorland beyond. There is an extensive range of cupboards and wardrobes to one wall with chests of drawers, areas of display surface and multiple cupboards. Wall mounted radiator and three front facing secondary double glazed windows overlooking the front aspect. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Front facing secondary double glazed opaque window. The shower room is fitted with a three piece suite comprising of tiled shower cubicle with and electric shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC with tiled surrounds. Spotlights and extractor fan to ceiling. 

SITTING ROOM Feature UPVC double glazed bay window enjoying breathtaking views over the gardens, grounds, sweeping lawns and open moorland beyond. There is a feature minster-style fire place with raised hearth and inset grate for open fire. Three arched, shelved recessed displays. Coving to ceiling. 

DINING ROOM A pleasant room for entertaining with space for a large table and chairs. Coving to ceiling, dado rail, double radiator and sliding patio doors open to: 

CONSERVATORY/SUN ROOM With a tiled floor and multiple UPVC double glazed windows enjoying breath taking views across the grounds and open moorland as described. A UPVC double glazed door opens onto the large terrace at the rear of the property. 

SHOWER ROOM A "wet room" style space with waterproof flooring and an open shower area with seat and wall mounted shower unit. Pine panelling to walls and ceiling. Pedestal wash hand basin, WC, mirror with shaver socket beside and light over. Medicine cabinet, open shelves and a heated towel rail. Front facing UPVC opaque double glazed window. 

BEDROOM ONE Coving to ceiling, picture rail a UPVC double glazed window enjoying similar views to those described across the grounds towards open moorland beyond. Vanity unit with cupboards and drawer, area of surface and inset wash hand basin with mirror over. Double radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO Coving to ceiling, front facing UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front aspect and garden. Vanity unit set in to an area of surface with mirror and light over and cupboard beneath. There is a range of built in bedroom furniture with three double wardrobes having cupboards over. Radiator and large mirror to one wall. 

BEDROOM THREE Currently in use as a study this room has coving to the ceiling, a front facing UPVC double glazed window over looking the front aspect and garden and a wash hand basin with light above. 

GARDENS AND GROUNDS From the lane gated access opens to an expansive parking area that provides parking for a number of vehicles. Beside this there are pretty and well stocked mature front gardens. An area at the side of the house houses the mounted oil tank for oil fired central heating and the driveway also opens to two garages with metal up and over doors and a store room/summer house beside with a UPVC double glazed window and exposed timber floorboards. Outside to the rear there is a large paved terrace, benefiting from breath-taking views across the grounds towards open moorland. Beyond this there are broad sweeps of lawn, adjoining which there are various beds with a profusion of mature shrubs, rhododendrons and mature trees with the gardens enjoying wonderful privacy and seclusion. There is a large greenhouse and a side path descends to a lower level of "nature" garden, which along with the lawns and terrace is a particularly delightful spot to contemplate the surroundings. 

NB: AGENTS NOTE Beyond the gardens there is a parcel of woodland that descends towards a tributary of the River Lemon amounting, to approximate two acres with this parcel being held on a separate title deed and available by separate negotiation.  


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  • Newton Abbot (6.6 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Dart & Partners, Shaldon

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01626 919017 Local call rate

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