The Old Cottage occupies a delightful setting in this beautiful Dartmoor village. The village of Sticklepath has a good range of local services including post office/stores, two public houses and within the village is the Finch Foundry museum, a National Trust Property. The nearby village of South Zeal provides a local primary school, together with its own range of services and amenities. The A30 can be easily accessed at nearby Whiddon Down or Okehampton and provides a direct link with the cathedral and university city of Exeter some 20 miles distant, with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections. Okehampton offers a good range of local shops and services, together with three supermarkets (including a Waitrose), modern hospital, cinema and leisure centre. The town has schooling from infant to A-level standard. From the property there is easy access to various paths which lead up onto the open moor with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. The nearby Skaigh Valley is particularly picturesque. The village of Sticklepath has highspeed broadband.DESCRIPTION
The Old Cottage comprises a 5 bedroom semi-detached thatched Grade II Listed period house within this favoured Dartmoor Village. The property offers exceptionally spacious and versatile accommodation, and is currently utilised as a large family home, but in the past has been used as two separate cottages, or has the potential for Airbnb or similar. The accommodation benefits from many attractive character features and oil fired central heating. There is off road parking to the rear together with a garage and easily maintainable area of garden.ACCOMMODATION
Thatched entrance Canopy: door to: Entrance Hall: doors to, Sitting Room: Window to front with bench seat. feature stone fireplace and hearth. Built-in store cupboard at side. Radiator. Kitchen/Breakfast Room: A delightfully spacious and light room with large glazed panelled roof windows providing an immense amount of natural light, patio doors to rear garden. Kitchen Area: range of base cupboards and drawers with timber work surfaces, matching wall mounted cupboards over. Free standing electric cooker, Aga oil fired cooking range. Belfast sink with mixer tap. Pine boarded vaulted ceiling. Dining Area: With exposed ceiling timbers, staircase to first floor and understairs cupboard. Bathroom: Tiled with timber boarded ceiling. Panelled bath with electric shower unit, vanity washbasin in tiled surround, adjoining tiled shelf with space under and plumbing for automatic washing machine. WC: Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Family Room: A light and spacious room with two windows to side. Inglenook fireplace with granite uprights. Stone hearth and timber bressumer, cloam oven. Fitted propane gas stove (not currently connected). Radiator. Dining Room: Windows to front and side. Inglenook fireplace with cloam oven with original door and timber lintel. Recess with fitted shelving. Utility Room: range of matching base cupboards and drawers with wall cupboards over. double bowl sink unit, Space and plumbing for washing machine. Window to rear. Rear Entrance Hall: Accessed from the rear parking area by a stable door with stairs to the first floor, Tiled floor, understairs store cupboard. Radiator. Window to side.
Bedroom 1: window to front with bench seat and outlook towards the Skaigh valley, built in wardrobes, wash basin with splashback, radiator.
Bedroom 2: Window to front with attractive aspect and bench seat. Access to roof space. Radiator. Bedroom 4: Window to rear. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Radiator. Low door provides access to: Store Room: With roof light to side. Fitted shelving, fitted cupboards. Radiator. Bedroom 3: Window to side. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water tank with immersion heater. Washbasin. Access to roof space. Bedroom 5: Window to side. Washbasin with cabinet under. Bathroom: Tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower unit and screen door. Pedestal washbasin, low level WC. Heated towel rail and electric convector heater.OUTSIDE
Immediately to the front of the property is an enclosed stone paved patio garden area with gates to front and side, being bordered by shrubs and roses.
To the rear of the property is a large concrete courtyard/parking area with space for two vehicles and wide gated access from the lane. This area is ideal for tubs and planters and there is a general Store and Garden Shed. Oil storage tank, Outside lighting and outside tap. Detached Garage: with timber doors to front, power connected, Grant oil fired central heating boiler. Raised timber decked patio bordered by stone wall and being a delightful sitting out area.SERVICES
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.DIRECTIONS
From Okehampton proceed out of the town in an easterly direction as if towards Exeter. Do not join the A30 dual carriageway but proceed over the flyover and follow the road into the village of Sticklepath. Proceed through the village, passing the village hall and the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.