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Willow Cottage, Moretonhampstead
Offers in excess of £800,000 | 2 bedrooms | 2.57 acres

Property features

• Countryside views
• 2 bedrooms
• 2 en-suite bathrooms
• Kitchen/dining room/snug
• Manicured gardens
• Oriental pond
• 2 acre paddock
• Stable yard
• Link-detached garage

SITUATION
Willow Cottage is situated on the fringes of a desirable Devon town with stunning countryside views reaching out as far as Haytor within the Dartmoor National Park. Moretonhampstead is a popular Dartmoor town with an excellent range of facilities including health centre and primary school. The town has a supermarket, greengrocers, butchers/deli, together with pubs and hotels. From the town there are many footpaths leading into the surrounding countryside with easy access to the open moor. Dartmoor itself offers hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoors pursuits. The towns of Okehampton, Bovey Tracey and Newton Abbot are within easy travelling distance and Moretonhampstead is within easy commuting distance of the cathedral and university city of Exeter with its main line rail, international airport and M5 motorway connections.

DESCRIPTION
The property is a beautifully detached country residence set in approximately 2.57 acres with large lawned gardens and paddock wrapping round the property. A feature of Willow Cottage is its delightful south facing plot, taking full advantage of natural light and enjoying superb views towards the nearby hills of Dartmoor and the surrounding countryside. Although the property has only 2 bedrooms there is considerable scope for re-development to convert into a larger family home subject to the necessary consents. There is parking for a number of vehicles together with a link detached garage and former stable yard.

ACCOMMODATION
Entrance hallway with tiled flooring, light and spacious for ample storage. The reception hall with stairs to the first floor and views facing south towards the Dartmoor hills. Utility and cloakroom with carpet and tiled floor, w/c and wash basin, space for washing machine and dryer and boiler room with water tank. Modern open plan kitchen, dining and snug with floor units, integrated oven with gas hob and extractor unit, double AGA oven and integrated fridge freezer. Island unit separating kitchen and dining room with patio doors leading out into the south facing gardens. Bright and spacious sitting room, bay window with bench seat overlooking gardens and Dartmoor views. Feature fireplace with stone hearth, pillars and oak beam mantle. Throughout the ground floor is beautiful oak engineered flooring with underfloor heating in parts. The beautiful staircase leads to the first floor where the principle bedroom is a generous size with two walk in wardrobes and large en-suite. Both featuring countryside views over the rolling Devon countryside. The second bedroom is a good size with countryside views and en-suite shower room.

OUTSIDE
The grounds at Willow Cottage are sensational with beautifully manicured gardens, ponds, large paddock and stables. The gardens are predominately south facing with far reaching views of Dartmoor and glimpses of Haytor. Immediately to the south of the property is a veranda with a raised stone and concrete patio, perfect for alfresco dining and enjoying the countryside aspect. Mostly laid to lawn the garden sweeps round from the east to west with a southerly orientation and features mature trees, established shrubberies and delightful flower beds. To the east is a beautiful oriental pond with a powerful filtration system for crystal clear waters to enjoy the established coy carp. Upon arrival into the grounds there is a cattle grid with gravelled parking area for multiple vehicles with a link detached garage at the end. The garage is set up as a workshop with electricity connected and concrete floor. To the north of the property there is a stable yard currently not in use and set up for storage so development would be needed to convert to usable stabling. Surrounding the property is a large paddock equating to just over 2 acres with ample space for horses or other livestock. Further to the west there is a large wood store and a good size vegetable garden.

SERVICES
Mains electricity. Mains water. Mains gas. Gas central heating. Private drainage.

DIRECTIONS
From Exeter proceed on the A30 westbound towards Okehampton. Take the exit signed Moretonhampstead (A382). At
the roundabout, take the first exit staying on the A382. After continuing on A382 for 5.3 miles turn right at roundabout signed
Princetown and Postbridge (B3212). After 0.3 miles right again on B3212 onto court street, continue for roughly half a mile where the entrance to Willow Cottage or Willows is on your right.
 

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