Bracondale is located in the very heart of the popular village of South Zeal, within easy walking distance of the village facilities and amenities. South Zeal itself is an attractive rural community situated within the northern boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park. The village has a post office/general store and tea room, together with two public houses and the well regarded South Tawton Primary School. The village has a strong community spirit with many activities throughout the year. There are regular bus services to and from Exeter and easy access can be gained to the A30 dual carriageway at nearby Whiddon Down. The former market town of Okehampton is some 5 miles distant and offers an excellent range of amenities, three supermarkets (including a Waitrose) nationally and locally owned shops, hospital and a leisure centre in the attractive setting of Simmons Park. There is schooling from infant to A-level standard and various sports and leisure facilities including thriving rugby, football, running and hockey clubs, as well as tennis, squash and bowls. South Zeal sits within the Dartmoor National Park with direct access to Cosdon Beacon and hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits.DESCRIPTION
Bracondale is a three bedroom, double fronted Grade II listed thatched cottage. occupying an elevated position, set above the village road within the popular Dartmoor village of South Zeal. The property has been significantly updated and improved since the current vendors ownership and offers well presented and comfortable accommodation throughout. The cottage is currently used as a 2nd home and is also holiday let successfully through Helpful Holidays, offering a potential income if so required. Or equally would suit as a permanent village residence. Gardens lie to both the front and rear and there are attractive views from the rear towards the hills of Dartmoor.ACCOMMODATION
Via front entrance door to Entrance Hall: doors to, Kitchen/Breakfast Room: modern range of cream base cupboards and drawers with beech worksurfaces over, matching wall mounted cupboards. Integral single oven and four ring electric hob over. Integral fridge, single bowl sink and drainer with tiled surrounds, fitted microwave. Shelved larder/store cupboard with window to rear, space for dining table, dual aspect windows, door to rear porch. Porch: door to outside and window to side.
Sitting Room: feature Inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and former bread oven. Window with seat to front aspect, further window to rear, attractive wood floor, exposed beams, spotlights, staircase to first floor.
First Floor Landing: window to rear aspect, doors to, Bedroom One: window to front aspect. Bedroom Two: window to rear aspect with attractive aspect over the garden, to the hills of Dartmoor beyond. Bedroom Three: window to front aspect, built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail. Bathroom: modern white suite comprising, panelled bath with electric shower unit over, tiled surrounds and screen door, WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs, window to rear, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and linen shelving.OUTSIDE
immediately to the front of the property steps lead up to the front door, being flanked on either side by lawned areas, with mature flower and shrub borders. Immediately to the rear is a gravelled courtyard area, enclosed by a low wall. The main garden area, sits just across from the courtyard, accessed over a narrow service lane. Being primarily laid to lawn, with established shrubs, flowers and borders and a having a garden shed. From the garden there are attractive views to Cosdon Beacon on Dartmoor.DIRECTIONS
From Okehampton town centre proceed in an easterly direction as if towards Exeter. Do not join the A30 dual carriageway, but carry on across the flyover and follow the road down into Sticklepath. Proceed through the village before taking the left hand turning signposted to South Zeal. Proceed up the hill to Zeal Head and continue down into the village of South Zeal.
Pass the Kings Arms on your left and after a short distance the property can be found upon your right.SERVICES
Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage.