5 bedroom detached house for sale

Guide price £399,950

Sourton, Okehampton, Devon EX20

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Property features

  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms (1 En Suite)
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Large Garage
  • Double Glazing
  • Oil Central Heating

Property description

Exceptionally spacious detached residence with large gardens. Reception hall, living room, kitchen/dining room, family room, study, utility, 5 bedrooms (1 en suite) bathroom & shower room. Large garage. Property, gardens and grounds total approx 0.5 of an acre. Double glazing. Oil central heating. EPC Band C.


Withycombe occupies an excellent location, set back from the A386 within the parish of Sourton. The property backs onto open countryside, being bordered by a stream and lying just outside the borders of the Dartmoor National Park. From the property, the town of Okehampton is within easy driving distance, offering a comprehensive range of amenities and shopping facilities, three supermarkets, including a Waitrose, expanding Sixth Form College, modern hospital and well equipped leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. The hamlet of Lake has a well known pub/restaurant, whilst the nearby village of Bridestowe has a primary school, post office/stores and inn. The A30 dual carriageway is easily accessible at nearby Sourton Down, and provides a direct link eastwards towards the cathedral city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. The A30 also gives access west into Cornwall. The popular town of Tavistock and the city of Plymouth are also within easy driving distance, whilst the Dartmoor National Park is easily accessible, literally across the road from the property, with its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt Moorland scenery with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits.


Withycombe comprises a detached modern residence, having been constructed around 10 years ago. The property offers an excellent specification with hard wood double glazed windows throughout and oil fired central heating. The majority of the ground floor rooms have underfloor heating. The internal accommodation is particularly spacious and ideally lends itself to family occupation. The reception rooms are exceptionally well proportioned, whilst the first floor bedrooms are configured to allow a separate suite of bedroom, shower room and dressing room if required. In addition, the master bedroom has an en suite shower room and a balcony overlooking the gardens. Externally, there is a large driveway/parking area with access to the garage, whilst the good sized gardens are partially bordered by a stream and enjoy a delightful open aspect across immediately adjoining farmland.


With wide hardwood front door and four double glazed windows. Staircase to first floor. Oak floor boards. Fitted book shelving


Antique Doulton wash basin with tiled splash backing. WC. Terracotta floor tiles. Extractor vent.

Living room

A spacious triple aspect room with french doors opening to rear terrace. Large open slate fireplace and hearth in Oak surround.

Kitchen/dining room

Range of bespoke oak units with granite worksurfaces. Inset double stainless steel sink with mixer tap and spray attachment, adjoining granite drainer. Range of worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under. Extractor unit. Range of wall cupboards, large central island unit having solid maple worktop with cabinets, drawers and wine rack beneath. Window and French doors to rear, terracotta tiled floor. Archway to:

Family room

With window to rear. Fitted TV/display shelving with cabinets under. Fitted book shelving and further display recesses. Oak floor.

Utility room

Window to rear and stable door to side. Range of units in cream with solid timber worksurfaces. Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for fridge. Tiled splash backing. Range of wall cupboards. Further worksurface with space under and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble drier, space for fridge/freezer. Hatch to kitchen. Terracotta tiled floor.

Inner lobby

With built in cloaks cupboard. Connecting door to garage and terracotta tiled floor.


Window to side. Oak floor board.

From the reception hall, staircase with attractive balustrade gives access to the:

First floor landing

With galleried balustrade overlooking reception hall, window above making this a light and airy space. Further window to front with views to Dartmoor. Built in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water tank with immersion heater. Radiator.
Bedroom 1
With large stainless steel wall mounted radiator. French doors with attractive aspect over gardens and farmland open on to a timber decked balcony with timber balustrade.

En suite shower room

Large fully limestone tiled walk-in shower with glazed screen and large ceiling shower head. Twin mixer controls and separate body spray jet. Pedestal wash basin with porcelain tiled splash backing and mixer tap. Low level WC. Chrome heated towel rack, mirrored medicine cabinet with integral lighting. Limestone tiled floor, window with view towards Dartmoor, access to insulated roof space. Extractor vent.
Bedroom 2
Dormer window to rear overlooking the gardens and surrounding countryside. Built in double wardrobe with shelf and rail, adjoining dressing table and shelf units. Radiator. Access to insulated roof space.
Bedroom 3
Dormer window overlooking gardens and surrounding countryside. Radiator.


White suite comprising panelled bath with tiled splash backing and tiled shelf. Vanity wash basin with cabinets under. Large fully tiled shower cubicle with sliding screen doors and mixer shower unit. Low level WC. Twin electric shaver points. Dormer window overlooking gardens at rear. Extractor vent.

Inner landing

(Giving potential for adjoining accommodation as guest suite) Access door to airing cupboard, with linen shelving.
Bedroom 4
A double aspect room, having dormer window overlooking gardens at rear and double glazed conversation windows with a fitted blind to side. Radiator.
Bedroom 5
Double glazed roof light with views towards the nearby Tors of Dartmoor. Fitted blind. Double and single wardrobe. Radiator.

Shower room

Fully tiled shower cubicle with rolled marble tiles and mixer shower tap. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing. Low level WC. Chrome heated towel rack. Mirrored medicine cabinet with integral lighting. Extractor vent. Tiled floor.


To the front of the property, a wide entrance from the road gives access to a large gravelled driveway/parking area with space for a number of vehicles. Outside light. Adjoining lawn and paved path, integral garage with electrically operated roller door, two windows and rear personal access door. Trianco oil fired central heating boiler, adjoining the garage is a cloakroom having low level WC, wash basin with tiled splash backing and electric hand drier.

To one side of the house is a wide York stone paved path with oil storage tank, outside light and gate to front. Immediately along the rear of the house is an extensive timber decked veranda running nearly the fully length of the house and having three outside lights. Delightful aspect over gardens and surrounding countryside. Raised flower beds and vegetable garden and small animal enclosure. Adjoining large paved terrace with stone wall surround, overlooking the gardens and countryside. Useful garden store with light and external power point. Board steps lead down to the gardens. Fish pond in rockery surround with water feature. Beneath the veranda a gravelled path gives access to an extensive storage area. The gardens are completely private, being enclosed by a wall surround and laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds and borders. Timber shed, gravelled pathway and large chicken run. Small timber summerhouse. The gardens are bordered by bordered by hedges and mature trees and at the bottom of the garden a gateway opens onto the stream. Overall the, property, gardens are grounds total approximately a 0.5 of an acre.


Strictly by appointment through the agents Stags on .

Directional note

From Okehampton proceed out of the town in a southerly direction heading towards Tavistock. After approximately 3 miles turn right onto the A30 dual carriageway and at the first exit at the top of the hill turn left signposted to Tavistock/A386. At this junction turn left, proceeding through the village of Sourton and continuing on to Lake. Pass the Bearslake Inn on the left hand side and the property will be found after a short distance upon the right.


Mains electricity and Water. Private drainage.

Local authority

West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Drake Road, Tavistock PL19 0BZ. Tel:

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EX20 Zed-Index
£239,451 £326,801 £196,451 £159,972 £117,572

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£2,643 (1.12%) £2,016 (0.85%) £8,786 (3.81%) £12,785 (5.64%) £13,150 (5.81%) £9,001 (3.91%) £22,964 (10.61%)
Avg. price paid: £219,575
No. of property sales: 310
Avg. price paid: £212,931
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Avg. price paid: £212,086
No. of property sales: 1,457
Avg. price paid: £217,748
No. of property sales: 2,140
Avg. price paid: £154,593
No. of property sales: 7,240

Avg. asking price in EX20: £297,524
No. of properties for sale in EX20: 342
Avg. asking rent in EX20: £660 pcm
No. of properties to rent in EX20: 48

Property value data/graphs for EX20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £326,801 £225 3.8 £285,155
Semi-detached £196,451 £196 3.1 £184,576
Terraced £159,972 £190 2.8 £159,331
Flats £117,572 £127 1.9 £123,628

Current asking prices in EX20

Avg. current asking prices in EX20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £144,988
Flats £120,150
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All £134,343

Current asking rents in EX20

Avg. current asking prices in EX20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £513 pcm
£543 pcm
£683 pcm
£858 pcm
£1,062 pcm
Flats £394 pcm
£519 pcm
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All £454 pcm
£537 pcm
£683 pcm
£858 pcm
£1,062 pcm

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Townland Rise 47.1%
Row Tor Close 46.2%

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Nearby transport

  • Okehampton (5.6 miles)
  • Sampford Courtenay (9.4 miles)
  • Gunnislake (12.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (29.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (59.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (76.8 miles)
  • Devonport Ferry Terminal (21.4 miles)
  • Torpoint Ferry Terminal (21.6 miles)
  • Plymouth (Barbican) Landing Stage (21.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Bridestowe Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Lydford Primary School (2.3 miles)
  • Boasley Cross Community Primary School (3.5 miles)
  • Okehampton College (5.4 miles)
  • Kelly College (8.8 miles)
  • Tavistock College (10.0 miles)
  • St Joseph's School (12.6 miles)
  • Shebbear College (13.8 miles)
  • Woodlands School (18.1 miles)

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