5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Belstone, Okehampton, Devon

5 Bedroom Detached House - £695,000

Belstone, Okehampton, Devon

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First listed on: 03rd January 2019

Nearest stations: Okehampton (2.1 mi)

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Property Description

Tenure: Freehold

Accommodation Summary

Sought-after Dartmoor location
Detached period house
Spacious accommodation
Five bedrooms (two en-suite)
Approximately half an acre of private south facing gardens
Detached self-contained barn
Driveway Parking
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Directions

From the A30 take the Okehampton exit signposted B3260 and take the first left with the BP garage on your left. Take the next right signposted for Belstone. Proceed to the village, passing the village hall on your right, and after approximately 100 yards turn left into Skaigh Lane. Continue for approximately 600 yards and the property is found on the right hand side.

Situation

The Retreat is situated in approximately half an acre of private grounds in the sought-after Dartmoor village of Belstone. The village has a pub and cricket club with many social events and is ideally located for access to Dartmoor National Park.
Okehampton, just 3 miles away, is a thriving town with a good range of facilities including supermarkets, banks and chain stores, as well as many locally owned shops. There is a new hospital, doctors surgery, and a new sports complex with swimming pool. There are good primary schools and the highly successful Okehampton College has outstanding facilities.
The A30 is easily accessed with the Cathedral City of Exeter just 23 miles away which offers an excellent choice of shopping, restaurants, theatres, art centres and museums. There are a variety of excellent state and private schools for both primary and secondary level, Exeter College and the renowned University.
The M5 motorway from Exeter provides links to Bristol and London. St. Davids station offers regular train services to London Paddington in just over two hours and Exeter Airport has daily flights to London as well as many international destinations.

Description

The Retreat was built in 1925 as a guest house for clergymen and is a wonderful detached period property, offering many original features including period joinery and granite fireplaces. The house has been beautifully maintained and offers spacious accommodation, ideal for family living. A large entrance hall leads to the kitchen, with adjoining breakfast room, and two lovely reception rooms with open fireplaces and views over the garden and Dartmoor beyond. On the first floor is a master bedroom suite with bathroom, four further bedrooms (one guest en-suite) and a family bathroom.
In addition to the main house is a detached thatched barn, currently used as an office, which offers the opportunity as an annexe for a dependant relative or as income potential as a holiday let (subject to the necessary planning permissions). The barn comprises an L-shaped open-plan living area with multi-fuel stove, kitchen area, bedroom and bathroom.

ACCOMMODATION Glazed porch/boot room with quarry tiled floor which continues into the entrance hall with understairs cupboard, housing hot water tank and oil boiler. Doors to the reception rooms and kitchen. The bright triple aspect, family kitchen has wall, base and drawer units with granite worktops, breakfast bar, Aga, double sink and underfloor heating. A door leading to a dual aspect breakfast room with views over the garden. The sitting room is triple aspect with views towards Dartmoor and has a multi-fuel stove set into original granite open fireplace. A further dining room features open fireplace with a multi-fuel stove. Rear hallway with stairs to first floor, downstairs WC and door access to the garden. On the first floor is the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, granite fireplace and enjoying wonderful views over the garden and moor. There are three further bedrooms, a guest bedroom with en-suite shower and a family bathroom, both featuring underfloor heating.

THE BARN The self-contained barn is accessed from the driveway, making it ideal for use by a relative or alternatively offers potential for additional income as a holiday let (subject to the necessary planning permission). The barn has wonderful features including vaulted ceilings and exposed granite walls. The accommodation comprises an L-shaped living area with zoned underfloor heating, a multi-fuel stove, double doors into the bedroom and doors opening into the gardens and orchard.   The kitchen area has a number of built-in base cupboards with oak worktops, matching wall units, electric oven and space for fridge and washing machine. The bathroom has a double ended bath with shower over, hand basin and WC.

OUTSIDE The property is approached off a country lane via a five bar gate, leading to a large driveway with generous parking for several cars.
The gardens are a particular feature of the property, set in approximately half an acre of level lawned areas. To the rear of the house the gardens are south-facing with lovely views over Dartmoor. There are a number of seating areas, granite pathways, numerous mature trees and a variety of shrubs providing colour and shade. There is an established vegetable plot, small orchard, two large sheds and an outside water supply.

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Superfast fibre broadband.

Accommodation Summary

Sought-after Dartmoor location
Detached period house
Spacious accommodation
Five bedrooms (two en-suite)
Approximately half an acre of private south facing gardens
Detached self-contained barn
Driveway Parking
EER 'E'

Directions

From the A30 take the Okehampton exit signposted B3260 and take the first left with the BP garage on your left. Take the next right signposted for Belstone. Proceed to the village, passing the village hall on your right, and after approximately 100 yards turn left into Skaigh Lane. Continue for approximately 600 yards and the property is found on the right hand side.

Situation

The Retreat is situated in approximately half an acre of private grounds in the sought-after Dartmoor village of Belstone. The village has a pub and cricket club with many social events and is ideally located for access to Dartmoor National Park.
Okehampton, just 3 miles away, is a thriving town with a good range of facilities including supermarkets, banks and chain stores, as well as many locally owned shops. There is a new hospital, doctors surgery, and a new sports complex with swimming pool. There are good primary schools and the highly successful Okehampton College has outstanding facilities.
The A30 is easily accessed with the Cathedral City of Exeter just 23 miles away which offers an excellent choice of shopping, restaurants, theatres, art centres and museums. There are a variety of excellent state and private schools for both primary and secondary level, Exeter College and the renowned University.
The M5 motorway from Exeter provides links to Bristol and London. St. Davids station offers regular train services to London Paddington in just over two hours and Exeter Airport has daily flights to London as well as many international destinations.

Description

The Retreat was built in 1925 as a guest house for clergymen and is a wonderful detached period property, offering many original features including period joinery and granite fireplaces. The house has been beautifully maintained and offers spacious accommodation, ideal for family living. A large entrance hall leads to the kitchen, with adjoining breakfast room, and two lovely reception rooms with open fireplaces and views over the garden and Dartmoor beyond. On the first floor is a master bedroom suite with bathroom, four further bedrooms (one guest en-suite) and a family bathroom.
In addition to the main house is a detached thatched barn, currently used as an office, which offers the opportunity as an annexe for a dependant relative or as income potential as a holiday let (subject to the necessary planning permissions). The barn comprises an L-shaped open-plan living area with multi-fuel stove, kitchen area, bedroom and bathroom.

ACCOMMODATION Glazed porch/boot room with quarry tiled floor which continues into the entrance hall with understairs cupboard, housing hot water tank and oil boiler. Doors to the reception rooms and kitchen. The bright triple aspect, family kitchen has wall, base and drawer units with granite worktops, breakfast bar, Aga, double sink and underfloor heating. A door leading to a dual aspect breakfast room with views over the garden. The sitting room is triple aspect with views towards Dartmoor and has a multi-fuel stove set into original granite open fireplace. A further dining room features open fireplace with a multi-fuel stove. Rear hallway with stairs to first floor, downstairs WC and door access to the garden. On the first floor is the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, granite fireplace and enjoying wonderful views over the garden and moor. There are three further bedrooms, a guest bedroom with en-suite shower and a family bathroom, both featuring underfloor heating.

THE BARN The self-contained barn is accessed from the driveway, making it ideal for use by a relative or alternatively offers potential for additional income as a holiday let (subject to the necessary planning permission). The barn has wonderful features including vaulted ceilings and exposed granite walls. The accommodation comprises an L-shaped living area with zoned underfloor heating, a multi-fuel stove, double doors into the bedroom and doors opening into the gardens and orchard.   The kitchen area has a number of built-in base cupboards with oak worktops, matching wall units, electric oven and space for fridge and washing machine. The bathroom has a double ended bath with shower over, hand basin and WC.

OUTSIDE The property is approached off a country lane via a five bar gate, leading to a large driveway with generous parking for several cars.
The gardens are a particular feature of the property, set in approximately half an acre of level lawned areas. To the rear of the house the gardens are south-facing with lovely views over Dartmoor. There are a number of seating areas, granite pathways, numerous mature trees and a variety of shrubs providing colour and shade. There is an established vegetable plot, small orchard, two large sheds and an outside water supply.

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Superfast fibre broadband.

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This property is marketed by

Broadwalk House

Southernhay West

Exeter

EX1 1TS

Telephone: See phone number 01392 427500

Website: Go to Agent Website

Disclaimer

Disclaimer Property reference 15822_SOU181121. Details are provided and maintained by Wilkinson Grant & Company. Nethouseprices.com makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of aforementioned details.

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