Low Cottage is situated in the heart of the popular village of South Zeal. An attractive rural community, situated within the Northern boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park. The village amenities include, Post Office/general store and tea room, along with two well patronised public houses and an excellent primary school. There are also regular bus services to and from Exeter and access can be gained to the A30 dual carriageway at nearby Whiddon Down. The former market town of Okehampton is some 5 miles distant, which offers an excellent range of amenities including 3 supermarkets, nationally and locally owned shops, hospital, and leisure centre situated in an attractive setting of Simmons Park. There is schooling for all ages to 'A' level standard and various sports and leisure facilities, including thriving rugby and football clubs as well as tennis, squash and bowls. The Dartmoor National Park which is easily accessible from South Zeal by footpaths and bridleways offers hundreds of square miles of unspoilt scenery with many opportunities for riding and walking.DESCRIPTION
A charming cottage in the heart of the much sought after village of South Zeal, in the Dartmoor National Park. Just a few doors down from the landmark Medieval 12th century Oxenham Arms pub, at the gateway to the famous annual Dartmoor Folk Festival and a short walk to the top of Dartmoor itself, Low Cottage offers a slice of Devon heritage and lifestyle. The property boasts light and spacious accommodation retaining many period features, including part exposed granite walls and timbers and an Inglenook fireplace. Heating is by means of a wood burning stove to the sitting room, which serves two radiators & hot water, together with an electric boiler providing an alternative heating supply. The property briefly comprises: to the ground floor a spacious kitchen with hand built timber units and space for a dining table. There is a triple aspect sitting room with inglenook fireplace and an inset Clearview multi fuel stove. To the first floor are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom, additional attic room in roof space, accessed via a loft ladder from bedroom 1, suitable for study etc.
Externally, access to the side of the cottage leads to the Garage/Workshop and an enclosed private area of garden with views towards the nearby hills of Dartmoor.ACCOMMODATION
Option to purchase fully furnished, to a very high standard, high quality modern brands blended with desirable antique and vintage furniture, sympathetic to the age of the cottage.
Via a half glazed stable door to: Kitchen/Dining Room: Range of hand built painted timber base cupboards and drawers with roll edge worksurfaces, matching fitted unit to dining area and matching wall mounted cupboards over, room for dishwasher and washing machine, single bowl single drainer sink unit inset in work top, tiled recess with down lights, space for upright fridge/freezer, space for electric cooker, quarry tiled floor, telephone point, double glazed window to front, radiator, inset downlights. Built in electric fan heater. Door to: Living Room: Plus stair recess. Double glazed door to front, double glazed window to front, further double glazed windows to side and rear, feature inglenook fireplace with new inset Clearview multi fuel stove with back boiler, this serves two radiators and provides domestic hot water/central heating, wood panelling to walls, exposed granite stonework and timbers, television connection, radiator, understairs storage cupboard, stairs to first floor landing. First Floor Landing. Double glazed window to side, doors to: Bedroom 1: Double glazed window to front and side, radiator. Loft hatch with ladder to Attic room. Bedroom 2: Double glazed window to front, radiator, exposed timber, fitted wardrobe cupboard, built in airing cupboard with electric boiler providing central heating, supplement immersion heater, window to rear, loft hatch to further loft space. Bedroom 3: Double glazed window to front, radiator, built in wardrobe cupboard with further cupboard over. Accessed via Bedroom 1 a fold down ladder to: Attic Room: Reduced head height, window to side, electric spot lights. This room offers potential for additional accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents. Bathroom: White suite comprising: wood panelled bath with a mixer shower over, tiled surrounds and fitted shower screen, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, heated towel rail, inset spotlights, extractor fan, opaque window to side.The Garden
The substantial garage and garden is now a light, airy and useable space, having recently benefitted from a brand new roof (with skylights), guttering and fascia, along with the restoration of the dry stone walls, making it a lovely, private spot to take in the ever changing views of Dartmoor.
To the side of the property, vehicular access leads to a Garage/Workshop 30' x 12' which is situated slightly apart from the dwelling, a useful building suitable for various uses and having power and light connected. A personal access door to the side, with steps lead up to a lawned garden area again slightly separated from the property, having flower and shrub borders and attractive views towards the nearby hills of Dartmoor, the garden is enclosed by stone walls.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 into Sticklepath. Take the third turning on your left after the Taw River Inn to South Zeal, proceed up the hill and drop down into the village, passing the Chapel upon your right hand side. After a short distance the property will be found at the bottom of the hill on the right, identified by a Stags for Sale Board.SERVICES
Mains electricity, metered water and drainage.