1 Bright's Cottages 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
A charming Grade II listed three bedroom cottage situated in the attractive Dartmoor village of South Zeal. The property is offered with no ongoing chain and in brief comprises of a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom and three bedrooms to the first floor. The property is heated by an electric boiler and retains a range of period features including beamed ceilings and a feature granite fireplace in the sitting room. Outside, the property offers gardens to both the front and rear, with the rear garden being fully enclosed and private with a gate opening to the village car park.ACCOMMODATION
A part glazed front door with outside light leads into the: Entrance Porch: Window to side, half stained glass door into: Sitting Room: Large granite fireplace with inset wood burning stove, with slate hearth and original bread oven. Beamed ceiling, television point. radiator. Window with deep sill to front aspect. Understairs storage cupboard with light, housing the electric boiler and hot water tank with separate immersion and shelving. Archway through to: Dining Room: Space for dining table. Beamed ceiling. Two radiators, wide step up to: Kitchen: well fitted with range of cottage style, base cupboards and drawers with a light wood work surface over, matching wall cupboards above. Inset single bowl sink and drainer unit. electric hob with oven below and concealed cooker hood over. Integrated fridge/freezer and space and plumbing for washing machine. Window overlooking the rear garden. Skylight window. Radiator. Television point. Stable door to rear garden.
From the sitting room door to: Inner Hall: Stairs to First Floor. Door to: Bathroom: Modern white suite comprising; panelled bath with mixer tap and separate mains fed 'drench' power shower. Low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome ladder heated towel rail and radiator. Fully tiled walls, obscure double glazed window to rear. Built-in cupboard with shelving. Inset spotlights. First Floor Landing: Hatch to fully boarded loft space, part vaulted ceiling, radiator, doors to: Bedroom 1: Deep sill window to front. built-in wardrobe cupboards to one wall, telephone point. radiator. Bedroom 2: Skylight window to rear. Internal stained glass window. radiator. Bedroom 3: Deep sill window to front elevation. Radiator.OUTSIDE
A wrought iron gate opens to a path leading to the front door. The front garden is primarily laid to lawn and enclosed by a traditional stone wall and mature hedges.
The main garden lies to the rear and consists of a paved patio area extending across the rear with raised flowerbeds, There is a small log store and outside tap. Steps from the patio lead up to the fully enclosed private rear garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with extensive mature flowerbeds and shrub borders. together with a timber shed. A rear pedestrian gate gives access to the village car park.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 Oxenham Arms upon the right hand and at the bottom of the hill upon you right, 1 Bright's Cottages can be found identified by a Stags for sale board.SERVICES
Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage. Electric Central Heating.