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Fatherford Road, Okehampton
£415,000 | 4 bedrooms | 0.3 acres

Property features

• 4 Bedrooms (1 En Suite)
• Kitchen/Dining Room
• Sitting Room
• Bathroom
• Utility Room
• Garage & Parking
• Delightful Gardens & Paddocks
• Riverside Views
• Stunning Location

SITUATION
The property occupies a most enviable location immediately adjoining the banks of the East Ockment River and near to Fatherford viaduct. The property has no near neighbours and offers stunning walks in many directions, via off road trails and footpaths to Dartmoor via the scenic east Ockment Valley, via Tramlines Wood to the station and Granite Cycleway, as well as Ball Hill giving direct access to the town alongside the river. Furthermore the property is not isolated, being only approximately 1 mile from the A30 and 0.7 miles from Okehampton town. The town has three supermarkets including a Waitrose and a range of locally and Nationally owned shops and businesses. There is schooling from infant to sixth form level together with a modern hospital and a leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. The town is the northern gateway to Dartmoor with its hundreds of square miles of unspoilt scenery. There is easy access to the A30 dual carriageway, providing a link west into Cornwall or east to the cathedral and university of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections.

DESCRIPTION
The location of the property is stunning, sitting on the banks of the East Ockment River and is set within ancient woodland. A natures paradise with a vast array of bird life, otters and deer. The attractive and well established gardens border the river, which have a workshop and adjoining store. A pedestrian bridge leads across the river to a paddock suitable for a small pony, chickens etc, together with a stable. This unique home was believed to have built in 1964, originally as a a single storey residence, the current owners extended into the roof space some years ago and have resided at the property for nearly 40 years. From the property there are endless walks, via paths and trails, giving direct access to the Granite Cycleway and Dartmoor National Park.

ACCOMMODATION
Via part glazed door with side window to Entrance Hall, staircase to first floor, window to front, doors to: Sitting Room, a light triple aspect room overlooking the front garden and river, open fireplace with grate, television point, telephone point, multi paned doors to hallway. Door to: Kitchen/Breakfast Room, large side aspect window overlooking the river to the side and french doors with views down the garden to the river beyond. Range of matching units comprising base cupboards and drawers with roll edge work surfaces and wall mounted cupboards over. Inset single bowl sink with drainer, electric hob with extractor hood over and built in double electric oven. Space for appliances. Utility Room: accessed from the hallway with a range of matching units with roll edge work surfaces and inset single bowl sink unit. Plumbing and space for washing machine, stable door to garden and door to integral garage. Bedroom 3: with side aspect window to the front elevation overlooking the garden. Bedroom 2: side aspect window to rear garden. Bathroom: modern white suite comprising, timber panelled bath with tiled surrounds and mixer tap/shower attachment over. Low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, electric strip light and shaver point, extractor fan, opaque window to rear. First Floor Landing: doors to, Bedroom 4: with attractive view towards the garden. Bedroom 1: stripped pine floorboards and side aspect window overlooking the river. Door to. En Suite: matching white suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with mains fed shower, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin. Garage: 16'5" x 10'6" with electric up and over door and power and light connected. Modern oil condensing boiler for central heating and hot water, connecting door to utility.

OUTSIDE
Immediately to the front of the property, there is off road parking for two vehicles and access to the attached garage. A pedestrian gate opens to the front garden with path to the front door and continuing around to the front and side of the house. The gardens to the front are primarily laid to lawn, enclosed via a stone wall and well established bushes, hedges and planting. To the side are well established shrubs bordering the river. The main area of garden lies to the rear, being laid to lawn, again with well established shrubs and trees. Outside water tap and oil tank. Within the gardens, there is a useful Workshop: being block built with power and light, two windows and doors to front. A further store is attached to the rear. At the bottom of the garden is a greenhouse and an archway leads to a wooded area running alongside the river. A bridge leads over the river to an enclosed paddock, having recently been re fenced and with a five bar gate to the path, the paddock is suitable for a small pony, chickens etc. Stable 11'10" x 11'2" and Tack Room 3.5m x 2.9m, both with power and light connected.

DIRECTIONS
Come off the A30 for Okehampton and follow the road down towards the town, after approximately ½ a mile, turn left opposite the blue railway bridge, follow this road down, passing the turning on your left and after a short distance go straight ahead until you reach a dead end and the viaduct. The property will be found upon the right handside.

SERVICES
Mains Electricity and Water. Private Drainage.
 

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