Spacious dual occupancy detached residence with 1.36 acres and numerous outbuildings. Main house 4 bedrooms, 2/3 bedroom cottage, ample areas of parking, garaging, outbuildings & workshop, gardens & paddock, private location, no ongoing chain. EPC Band: G
Pressland Mews occupies a private semi rural location, lying approximately 1.5 miles from the market town of Hatherleigh.
The property sits within its own private grounds offering some attractive views from the rear. Hatherleigh has a range of facilities including a small supermarket, garage/store, independent shops, tea rooms and public houses. Further benefits include a primary school, health centre, veterinary surgery and a traditional market. There is an excellent community centre, together with various sporting facilities and the town is well known for its arts festival, carnival and many other community activities. A more comprehensive range of facilities can be found in the larger town of Okehampton, some 6 miles distant, with its excellent range of shops and services, three supermarkets including a Waitrose and many nationally and locally owned businesses.
From Okehampton there is direct access to the A30 dual carriageway providing a link to the cathedral and university city of Exeter, with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections.DESCRIPTION
The property was converted from a traditional stone and slate barn and stables, which originally belonged to a small neighbouring country house hotel, but now sits alone within its own private gardens. Both properties benefit from upvc double glazing, whilst heating is by means of LPG, via independent boilers, with their own separate gas tanks. The main house is particularly spacious and opens to an impressive reception hall with a feature staircase and galleried landing over, there is a large family kitchen/dining room with oil fired Aga, whilst further rooms include a large sitting room, a substantial utility room with cloakroom off and a ground floor study/bedroom 4. The first floor boasts three generous bedrooms, the master having its own en suite and dressing room and a family bathroom. The adjoining cottage, although smaller is well presented and incorporates: a sitting room with wood burning stove, kitchen/breakfast room, two ground floor bedrooms and a shower room, together with a first floor loft room/bedroom 3. There is a substantial range of outbuildings, which include a wood store, open fronted storage barn, open fronted store and a modern garage/workshop in excess of 2200 square feet. Attractive lawned gardens/paddocks surround the property and there are ample areas of off road parking and attractive countryside views from the rear over the countryside towards Hatherleigh.
MAIN HOUSE: OPEN FRONTED PORCH: With door to: RECEPTION HALL: An impressive entrance with an attractive pine staircase with antique mahogany hand rail and decorative cast iron balustrade, which extends to the galleried landing over, exposed stone feature wall, slate flagstone flooring, radiator, doors to: STUDY/BEDROOM 4: A dual aspect room with a slate flagstone floor, fitted pine book shelving and radiator. KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: A light double aspect room with a range of pine base cupboards and drawers, with matching antique wall cupboards over, built in eye level double electric oven and inset electric hob, oil fired Aga providing cooking and hot water facilities, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, radiator, slate flagstone floor. UTILITY ROOM: A large room with a range of modern base cupboards and drawers with roll edge worktop surfaces over. Inset stainless steel sink and double drainer, plumbing and recess for washing machine, wall mounted LPG gas fired central heating boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating through radiators. Slate flagstone floor, access to loft hatch, triple aspect windows and upvc double glazed doors to the garden. Door to: CLOAKROOM: Comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, space for shower cubicle, radiator, flagstone floor, exposed stone wall. LIVING ROOM: A large triple aspect room with a feature double sided woodburning stove with exposed brick chimney and shelving. Slate flagstone flooring, three radiators.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: A light open galleried landing with velux roof lights and a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, strip pine flooring, exposed stone walls, doors to: BEDROOM 1: Impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and being dual aspect. Stripped pine flooring, radiator, door to DRESSING ROOM: With fitted shelving and light. EN SUITE BATHROOM: White suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower unit over and a retractable screen door, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, pine wood flooring, heated towel rail and additional radiator. Large airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slated shelving. BEDROOM 2: A dual aspect room with part vaulted ceiling. A walk in wardrobe and radiator. BEDROOM 3: With velux roof light, vaulted ceiling and radiator. FAMILY BATHROOM: Coloured suite comprising corner bath, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, radiator, velux roof light, pine wood flooring.
COTTAGE: Via upvc double glazed door to ENTRANCE PORCH/CONSERVATORY: A upvc double glazed room with slate flagstone flooring and stable door opening to the LIVING ROOM: Feature multi fuel stove on slate hearth, radiator, door to the rear, slate flagstone flooring and an open archway to the KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: A dual aspect room with a range of base cupboards and drawers with roll edge worksurfaces over, built in eye level electric oven, inset electric hob, sink and drainer unit, plumbing and space for washing machine, slate flagstone floor. INNER HALLWAY: Slate flagstone floor, radiator, wall mounted LPG gas boiler, providing domestic hot water and central heating through radiators and with window to rear. Doors to: BEDROOM 1: Window to front aspect, slate flagstone floor, radiator. BEDROOM 2: Slate flagstone floor, radiator, window to front aspect, former doorway through to the ground floor Study/Bedroom 4 to the Main House (Which is currently boarded over). SHOWER ROOM: White suite comprising corner shower unit with Triton electric shower, low level WC, Pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan, slate flagstone floor, window to rear. From the Living Room, a staircase leads to a LOFT ROOM: With velux window to front, a usable room, but with limited head height due to sloping ceilings.OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a long private and tree lined drive to a wide open frontage with ample areas of parking to the far end, as you enter to the right and via a five bar gate to the rear of the main house. The formal lawned gardens and paddocks surround the property, being primarily laid to grass with many mature plants, trees and shrubs. To the far end of the property there is a large concrete hardstanding area for numerous vehicles, with a range of outbuildings, which include a WOOD STORE 9'2" x 19'7", adjoining open fronted DOUBLE STORAGE BARN 42' x 31'9, and to the rear of the wood store and the cottage is an open fronted STORE 12'11" x 9'3", whilst adjoining here is a area of garden for the cottage. Enclosed by low walled surrounds, comprising gravelled and paved areas and giving access to the rear store and rear of the cottage with exterior water tap. Adjacent is a substantial modern GARAGE/WORKSHOP in excess of 2200 square feet, which has mains power connected, a concrete floor and large roller door.DIRECTIONAL NOTE
From Okehampton town centre proceed in a northerly direction for approximately 1.5 miles. At Elmead Cross turn right onto the A386 and stay on this road for approximately 4.5 miles, upon a rise of the hill and adjacent to the entrance to the Pressland Country House Hotel, the private drive to the property will be found upon your right hand side.SERVICES
Mains Electricity, Water and Private Drainage.