Petrockstowe, Okehampton, Devon, EX20

Asking price £295,000, 3 bedrooms, Type unknown,
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  • Sitting room
  • Conservatory/dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Gardens approx 0.75 acre
  • Pasture paddock approx 2.2 acres
  • Useful outbuildings
Agent’s wording:Semi-detached character cottage with large gardens, paddock and outbuilding. Sitting room, conservatory/dining room, kitchen, bathroom, 3 bedrooms. Gardens approx 0.75 acre with stone shippen. Pasture paddock approx 2.2 acres with further wooden outbuilding/store. EPC Band E.

The village of Petrockstowe is a peaceful community, surrounding by rolling Devonshire countryside. The village itself has a public house, village hall and various clubs and societies. Petrockstowe is located to the north west of the popular and historic market town of Hatherleigh, offering a good range of shops and services together with weekly cattle sales and livestock market. The larger town of Okehampton is approximately 12 miles distant with a comprehensive range of shops and services, three supermarkets (including a Waitrose), modern hospital, leisure centre and schooling from infant to sixth form level. Secondary schooling can also be found in nearby Torrington, and at Shebbear with bus services to all being available close by. From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriage way, providing a link with the Cathedral and University city of Exeter with its mainline rail, international air and motorway connections.

From the property there is easy access to the scenic Tarka Trail, together with the North coasts of Devon and Cornwall with attractive beaches and delightful coastal scenery. The Dartmoor national park is also easily accessible at Okehampton, with its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery.
The property comprises a semi-detached period cottage situated a short distance from the village and enjoying a fine open aspect across surrounding countryside towards the hills of Dartmoor. The cottage itself has extensive upvc double glazing and has been extended in recent years with a large conservatory/dining room, which provides extensive additional accommodation. There are large gardens of approximately three quarters of an acre with extensive parking and a stone built shippon. Just across the lane, immediately opposite the property is an excellent well enclosed pasture paddock of approximately 2.2 acres. There is a large outbuilding currently used as garage/storage, which would be ideal for stabling if required.

Front door to
With original brick floor. The hallway incorporates an area which is ideal for use as a study/small office, window to rear.
With inglenook fireplace with decorative tiled hearth and cloam oven recess. Attractive oil fired stove, bressumer beam above. Double aspect windows.
Of cavity block construction being fully upvc double glazed with polycarbonate roof. French doors to side. This is a large L-Shaped room, which easily incorporates a dining area together with further sitting area/playroom/office, if required.
Large fireplace recess with Rayburn oil fired cooking range supplying domestic hot water, extractor unit above. Single drainer one and a half bowl enamel sink. Tiled work top/island unit with inset four ring calor gas hob with extractor unit above, electric oven under. Space for fridge/freezer. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Window to front with views towards Dartmoor. Understair store cupboard. Ceramic tiled floor.
Having panelled bath with mixer shower tap and Triton electric shower unit, tiled splash backing. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backing. Low level wc. Built in linen cupboard.
With window to rear, access to roof space (newly insulated). Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Having window to front with rural views to Dartmoor. Storage recess.
Window to front with Dartmoor views.

En-suite cloakroom having vanity wash basin and low level wc.
Window to front with Dartmoor views.
The property is approached from the lane via a driveway/parking area which leads up towards the front of the house. This area provides space and parking for a number of vehicles. The gardens lie to the front and side of the cottage. Front lawned garden with timber shed, outside tap. Side paved patio and pond. Large side garden having stone built former shippen with tiled roof (this building could be put to a variety of uses, subject to planning consents). Oil storage tank. Further area of uncultivated garden and large front garden area with fruit trees, dog run , monkey puzzle and access to the driveway. The gardens total approximately three quarters of an acre.

Immediately across the lane from the property is the paddock.
Five bar gate to a small holding area, giving access to the paddock and also to the detached TIMBER OUTBUILDING 23' x 21' with concrete base and two sets of double garage doors. This is an ideal storage/garage building and could easily be converted to stabling if required.

The paddock itself is relatively level, bordered by hedges and having a spring fed trough. There is a fine open aspect across surrounding countryside and the paddock would be ideal for those looking to keep a horse, pony or any other livestock. The gardens and paddock total approximately 3 acres.
Strictly by appointment through the agents Stags 01837 659420.
From Okehampton, proceed out of the town in a Northerly direction taking the A386 towards Hatherleigh. Proceed through the village of Follygate and upon reaching the roundabout on the edge of Hatherleigh continue straight ahead signposted Torrington and Bideford. After approximately 1.5 miles at Friars Hill Cross, turn left signposted for Petrockstowe and follow this lane until reaching Aish Cross, whereupon turn left signposted Sheepwash and Shebbear and the property will be found almost immediately upon the right hand side.
Mains electricity, water. Private drainage.
Torridge District Council. 01237 428700. Tax Band C.

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