4 bedroom detached house for sale

Northlew, Okehampton

Guide Price £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Versatile 4-5 Bed Accommodation
  • Annexe Potential Large Gardens
  • Pond and Willow Copse
  • Large Agricultural Barn
  • Double Garage & Greenhousing
  • Sustainable Living

Full description

Versatile detached period house with gardens and buildings around 2.6 Acres.
Versatile 6 bed accommodation, annexe potential large gardens, pond and willow copse, large agricultural barn, double garage & greenhousing, sustainable living. EPC Band: D

Situation - Foxgloves is situated approximately 2 miles from the villages of Northlew and Highampton in a peaceful yet not isolated rural setting. The village of Northlew is a self contained community with various amenities including a public house, places of worship, primary school, community shop and various clubs and activities, together with a twice weekly post office service. Highampton has a primary school, village hall and inn. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the town of Okehampton with an excellent range of supermarkets (including a Waitrose) local and specialised shops, modern hospital and leisure centre. The town has schooling from infant to A-level standard. The Dartmoor National Park offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery. From Okehampton the A30 dual carriageway is directly accessible providing a direct link west into Cornwall or east to the cathedral and university city of Exeter a further 22 miles away with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections.

Description - Foxgloves comprises a spacious and versatile period home, easily devisable into two separate units house/annexe etc. The property is oil centrally heated with upvc double glazing, together with photovoltaic panels. The gardens incorporate the principles of permaculture and include vegetable gardens, biomass coppicing, greenhousing and a range of buildings including a large modern barn. The property is very much geared to sustainability and self sufficiency and will particularly appeal to those seeking this lifestyle.

Accommodation - Entrance Lobby/Utility Room, Reception Hall with stairs to first floor and built in walk-in boiler cupboard housing Worcester oil central heating boiler. Bathroom. Sitting/Dining Room with inglenook fireplace and cloam oven, fitted multi fuel stove and slate hearth. Glazed door to front porch and further inglenook fireplace recess in Dining Area. Exposed ceiling timbers. Study/Bedroom 5 with exposed ceiling timbers. Kitchen/Breakfast Room, range of light oak units with granite effect worksurfaces, range of cupboard and wall units, inset single drainer sink and inset four ring ceramic hob with electric oven beneath. Space and plumbing for appliances, window to rear. Built in walk in shelved pantry and through to utility/second kitchen with range of units in cream with wood block effect worksurfaces, cupboard and drawer units, inset four ring ceramic hob and electric oven, single drainer sink. Window to rear. Living/Family Room with french doors to Garden Room, fully upvc double glazed with blinds and double glazed door to garden. Bedroom 5/Dining Room with window to front. Office/Study with window to side, understair cupboard and stairs to first floor serving Bedroom 4. First Floor. Main Landing with access to Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3, whilst Bedroom 4 has its own separate staircase access and built in undereaves wardrobe together with En Suite Bathroom, having panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, low level wc.

Outside - The property stands in gardens and grounds of approximately 2.6 acres and around the house are areas of lawn with paths and patios, delightful sitting out area with flower and shrub beds and borders. Large nature pond and permaculture gardens. Areas set aside for vegetable production with natural pumped water supply giving irrigation to the large greenhouse and raised beds. Useful range of store sheds and large hardcore parking area, ideal for lorries etc, log sheds and gate to a further area with parking for a number of vehicles. Garden areas set aside for wildflowers. Double Garage 16'10" x 16'2" with twin up and over doors, power and light connected, adjoining workshop 14'6" x 9' with power and light connected. Large Modern Barn 64' x 34' of iron sectional construction with part concrete flooring, power and light connected and large vehicular access doors at each end. This building is ideal for storage, vehicles and machinery or could be adapted to stabling or stock keeping if required. Five large adjoining water butts and four log stores. An area has been planted with willow for biomass coppicing.

Directions - From Okehampton town centre proceed out of the town as if towards Hatherleigh and Torrington, After approximately 1.5 miles turn right onto the A386 Towards Hatherleigh. Continue along this road until reaching the roundabout on the edge of Hatherleigh and here turn left signposted to Holsworthy and Highampton. Upon reaching Highampton take the left hand turning just before the Golden Inn proceeding for just over 2 miles where upon the entrance to the property will be found upon the left hand side.


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Added on Rightmove:
20 December 2019

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Nearest station

  • Okehampton (7.4 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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