5 bed 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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These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.
EX20 Zed-Index
£254,737 £349,576 £206,360 £170,096 £125,940

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Value change
£1,343 (0.53%) £11,530 (4.74%) £18,657 (7.90%) £24,399 (10.59%) £22,244 (9.57%) £25,317 (11.04%) £31,105 (13.91%)
Avg. price paid: £217,965
No. of property sales: 306
Avg. price paid: £214,101
No. of property sales: 904
Avg. price paid: £213,625
No. of property sales: 1,481
Avg. price paid: £212,572
No. of property sales: 2,036
Avg. price paid: £156,029
No. of property sales: 7,444

Avg. asking price in EX20: £292,040
No. of properties for sale in EX20: 335
Avg. asking rent in EX20: £575 pcm
No. of properties to rent in EX20: 59

Property value data/graphs for EX20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £349,576 £240 3.8 £295,085
Semi-detached £206,360 £203 3.1 £190,770
Terraced £170,096 £195 2.8 £165,997
Flats £125,940 £136 1.9 £117,644

Current asking prices in EX20

Avg. current asking prices in EX20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £138,244
Flats £108,835
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All £121,906

Current asking rents in EX20

Avg. current asking prices in EX20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £423 pcm
£565 pcm
£653 pcm
£818 pcm
Flats £374 pcm
£493 pcm
£490 pcm
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All £400 pcm
£546 pcm
£642 pcm
£818 pcm

Fun facts for EX20

Highest value in EX20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Liddaton £606,662
Coryton, Okehampton EX20 £589,982
Hatherleigh, Okehampton EX20 £529,119
Meldon £506,539
Taw Green, Okehampton EX20 £505,964
Highest turnover in EX20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Mill Lane 50.0%
Fox Close 47.6%
Baring Court 41.7%
Yeo Lane 40.0%
White Tor Close 37.5%

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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)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Local tradesmen/services nearby

  • Sizzy's Plumbing in Plumbers
    01837 55960
    Cottles Cottage, Folly Gate, Okehampton, Devon EX20 3AD
    0.70 miles from this property
  • Barry Ware Painters & Decorators in Painters & Decorators
    01837 659958
    6 Church Meadow, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1LP
    0.97 miles from this property
  • B J Barkwell & Son in Plumbers
    01837 52077
    Ebenezer Hall, North Street, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1AR
    1.07 miles from this property
  • Derek H Ellis Domestic Appliance Sales & Service in Appliance Repairs
    01837 53216
    64 North Street, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1AR
    1.07 miles from this property
  • Countryside Furnishers in Furniture Stores
    01837 55889
    1-3 Red Lion Yard, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1AW
    1.07 miles from this property
  • Bostock Garden Centre in Garden Centres
    01837 53248
    North Road Industrial Estate, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1BQ
    1.08 miles from this property
  • Howdens Joinery Co in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01837 659679
    Unit 3-4, North Road Industrial Estate, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1BQ
    1.08 miles from this property
  • Sophia in Interior Designers
    01837 658530
    33 Fore Street, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1HB
    1.15 miles from this property
  • P K Domestic Appliances in Appliance Retailer
    01837 55070
    1 The Arcade, Fore Street, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1EX
    1.16 miles from this property
  • K M K Plastering & Building Services in Plasterers
    07727 737561
    24 Quarry Fields, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1TZ
    1.16 miles from this property
  • Do It Yourself Supplies in DIY Shop
    01837 52130
    17 St James Street, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1DJ
    1.18 miles from this property
  • Telecare Electrics in Appliance Repairs
    01837 52974
    11 St James Street, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1DJ
    1.18 miles from this property
  • W J Avery & Co Ltd in Builder
    01837 52581
    Crediton Road, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1LT
    1.20 miles from this property
  • Dave Chapman Carpet & Flooring Ltd in Carpet Fitter
    01837 54467
    6 New Road, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1JE
    1.21 miles from this property
  • R & D Plastering Ltd in Plasterers
    07971 252101
    58 Moyses Meadow, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1JY
    1.23 miles from this property
  • Studio Ok in Architect
    01837 55322
    Park Row, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1DP
    1.23 miles from this property
  • Wrefords Removals Ltd in Removals & Storage Services
    01837 52932
    Wilton House, 65 Crediton Road, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1NU
    1.25 miles from this property
  • T J Bishop in Painters & Decorators
    01837 54444
    83 Crediton Road, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1NU
    1.25 miles from this property
  • Dartmoor Windows & Conservatories Ltd in Double Glazing Installer
    01837 54543
    1 Mill Road, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1PS
    1.25 miles from this property
  • Philip Brown & Associates in Architectural Service
    01837 53033
    1 Station Road, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1DY
    1.27 miles from this property
  • John Feaver Builders in Builder
    01837 53554
    1 Orchard Close, Leeze Park, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1DD
    1.36 miles from this property
  • Chasteys Plumbing & Heating in Plumbers
    01837 55857
    9 Holley Park, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1PL
    1.36 miles from this property
  • D T Cockburn in Plasterers
    01837 54823
    Little Northwood, Goldburn Cross, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1RW
    1.40 miles from this property
  • Jewell Joinery in Carpenters & Joiners
    01837 55196
    10 Pound Park, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1SX
    1.43 miles from this property
  • M C Locksmiths in Locksmiths
    07979 865800
    37 Balmoral Crescent, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1GN
    1.47 miles from this property
  • K G M Plumbing & Heating Ltd in Plumbers
    01837 54023
    11 Fox Close, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1ST
    1.47 miles from this property
  • Arthur Griffiths in Builder
    01837 53935
    Truckle Gate Chalet, Exeter Road, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1QF
    1.57 miles from this property
  • T F S Chagford Ltd in Property Maintenance Services
    01837 318517
    45 Baldwin Drive, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1UQ
    1.59 miles from this property
  • Drainology Ltd in Drain & Sewer Services
    01837 54429
    Unit 2 Cranmere Road, Exeter Road Industrial Estate, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1UE
    1.74 miles from this property
  • Okehampton Glass Ltd in Double Glazing Installer
    01837 54019
    Unit 1 Merrivale Road, Exeter Road Industrial Estate, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1UD
    1.85 miles from this property

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