Situation The property is located in arguably the premier residential road in Okehampton and is conveniently situated a short distance from the town centre.
Okehampton lies on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts. There are superb local beauty spots where one may enjoy walking, riding and fishing. The shopping area contains several banks and supermarkets as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in local schools. The recreation ground and park contains, amongst other things, a covered heated swimming pool. Most sports are available including 18 hole golf course, squash courts, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.
Description The property, which is semi-deteached, is believed to have been built in Station Road between 1840 and 1850. This fine Victorian property contains a number of well proportioned rooms with high ceilings, lrge sash windows, picture rails and ornate coving. The property has the benefit of a large lower ground floor, with useful accommodation and there is a large garden on two levels to the rear of the house. There is also the benefit of off-road parking for two to three vehicles. The property requires some modernisation and refurbishment and there is the potential for a building plot within the rear garden, subject to the necessary planning consents.
Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
Lobby Front entrance door into:
Entrance Lobby Victorian tiled flooring; electric heater; skylight; doors to:-
Storeroom 16' 7" x 10' 4" (5.06m x 3.17m) Giving access to rear garden; skylight; electric heater; power and lighting; returning to the lobby; large solid wood inner door leading to:-
Hallway Parquet wooden flooring; turning staircase to first floor with ornate iron balustrade; electric heater; electric fuse boxes; very impressive entrance hall; high ceiling; chandelier light fitting; ornate coving; doors to:-
Kitchen 13' 3" x 10' 11" (4.06m x 3.33m) Large sash window to front; matching range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units with roll topped work surfaces; part tiled splashbacks; integrated fridge; inset twin sinks with mixer tap; solid fuel Aga; large airing cupboard; lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving; wall mounted electric heater; night storage heater; picture rail; full glazed double doors leading to:-
Dining Room 16' 7" x 13' 10" (5.07m x 4.23m) Two large sash windows to rear; fireplace with tiled surround and hearth; lift to first floor; night storage heater; picture rail; ornate coved ceiling.
Sitting Room 16' 0" x 14' 11" (4.88m x 4.56m) Large bay window to rear with 3 sliding sash windows; fireplace with tiled surround and hearth (both fireplaces look to be open and working); picture rail; ornate coved ceiling; chandelier style light fitting; night storage heater; T.V point; returning to the Entrance Hall.
Inner Hall Wall mounted electric heater; door to basement and further door to:-
Ground Floor Bathroom 7' 5" x 6' 5" (2.28m x 1.96m) Obscure glazed sash window to front; low level w.C.; pedestal wash hand basin; panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment; fully tiled walls; heated towel rail; wall mounted electric heater; shaver socket.
First Floor From the entrance hall a superb ornate Victorian staircase leads to:-
Half Landing Feature windows to front; stairs to:-
Cloakroom/W.C. Room Sash window to front; low level w.C.; wall hung wash basin; tile effect wall covering; hatch to loft space; wall mounted electric heater; returning to the half landing.
Further stairs lead to:
Landing Night storage heater; smoke alarm; doors to:-
Bedroom One 16' 8" x 14' 9" (5.10m x 4.52m) Dual aspect room with window to side; 2 sliding sash windows to rear overlooking rear garden; night storage heater; picture rail.
Bedroom Two 16' 7" x 14' 0" (5.08m x 4.27m) Two large sliding sash windows to rear overlooking garden; night storage heater; picture rail; double doors opening to motorised lift.
Bedroom Three 13' 4" x 11' 1" (4.08m x 3.40m) Large sliding sash window to front; night storage heater; picture rail; T.V. Connection.
Bedroom Four 10' 6" x 9' 5" (3.21m x 2.88m) Sliding sash window to side; night storage heater.
Basement From the inner hall internal steps lead down to the basement. The stairs are currently fitted with a motorised stair lift; into:-
Hallway Night storage heater; electric fuse boxes and meters; doors to:-
Kitchen 11' 0" x 9' 10" (3.36m x 3.01m) Window to front; range of wall and floor mounted kitchen units and various built-in storage cupboards, work surfaces and vinyl flooring; larder cupboard; wall mounted electric heater.
Bedroom Five 13' 6" x 8' 0" (4.14m x 2.46m) Window to rear; night storage heater; T.V. Connection.
Bedroom Six 9' 8" x 7' 7" (2.95m x 2.32m) Window to rear; night storage heater.
Living Room 19' 11" (into bay) x 13' 8" (6.08m x 4.19m) Bay window to rear with 3 half sized slide and sash windows; fireplace with tiled hearth and surround; built-in storage cupboards; night storage heater.
Bathroom 8' 8" x 6' 6" (2.65m x 2.0m) Obscure glazed window to front; pedestal wash hand basin; part tiled splashback; panel enclosed bath with electric Mira shower over; vinyl tile effect wall covering; electric bar heater; heated towel rail; understairs storage cupboard.
Utility Room 9' 9" x 9' 6" (2.98m x 2.90m) Window to front; matching range of wall and floor mounted units with roll topped work surfaces and part tiled splashbacks; stainless steel sink and drainer unit; appliance space and plumbing for washing machine; vinyl flooring; space for tumble drier; built-in cupboard containing hot water cylinder.
From the hallway a further door leads into a further small inner hall with doors to:-
Small Basic Store Room Light; further door to:-
W.C. Room Low level w.C.; pedestal wash hand basin; part tiled splashback.
From inner hall more steps rising to a further door (understairs storage cupboard); door to:-
Store Room Electric and lighting; further door to:-
Store Room/workshop Door to rear garden; work bench; wall mounted wash hand basin; power and lighting connected.
Gardens And Grounds To the rear of the house is an extremely large, currently overgrown, garden with a variety of flowerbeds with various plants, shrubs, bushes and small trees. Immediately to the rear are steps rising to the rear door to the entrance lobby and a greenhouse. Steps lead down to one side of the garden to a wrought-iron gate into the lower section of the garden, with a potting shed and three timber storage sheds, apple trees, conifer trees, ferns and another large dilapidated storage shed.
To the front of the property there are double wrought-iron gates into the driveway which provides off-road parking for two to three vehicles. There is a substantial garden to the front with an area of lawn and a variety of shrubs, plants and bushes, bordered by fencing, hedging and walling.
Services Mains electricity, heating via right storage heaters, oil-fired Aga. Mains water. Mains drainage.
Local Authority West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Tavistock, Devon PL19 9HG Tel: We understand this property is in band D for Council Tax purposes.
Viewing Strictly by appointment with mansbridge & balment, Okehampton Office on .
Directions From our offices in Okehampton proceed down Fore Street and turn left between the NatWest Bank and the White Hart Hotel into George Street. Continue past the Post Office and take the second right hand turning into Station Road. No 30 is a short distance along on the right hand side.