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Throwleigh, Okehampton
Guide price £385,000 | 2 bedrooms

Property features

• Kitchen
• Sitting Room/Dining Room
• 2 Bedrooms
• Bathroom
• Barn/Store
• Large Agricultural Barn
• Dartmoor Village
• No Chain

The property occupies an enviable location, situated down a private lane (with 3 further properties), yet being within the heart of the picturesque Dartmoor village of Throwleigh. The village itself has an historic 15th century church, whilst in the nearby hamlet of Wonson, there is the well known local inn, the Northmore Arms and Village Hall. From the village there are many footpaths leading into the surrounding countryside and woodlands and up onto the high moor with many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. The popular Dartmoor town of Chagford is some three miles away offering a good range of day to day and specialised independent shops, as well as a primary school, Montessori nursery, public houses and hotel, a health clinic, dentist and library. The town of Okehampton offers a wider range of shops, services, education and recreational facilities. From Throwleigh, there is easy access to the A30 dual carriageway, providing a direct link with the cathedral and university city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, main line rail and international air connections.

Jacks Barn was believed to have been converted in around 2003/4, a granite stone barn under a slate roof. This delightful barn in brief offers an entrance hall with staircase to the first floor, there is a ground floor bathroom and fitted kitchen. The sitting room offers a front aspect and a central multi fuel stove. On the first floor, a landing opens to two bedrooms. A particular feature of the barn is the quiet location and outside space and buildings. These include a detached stone barn suitable for a variety of different uses. Set above the barn are attractive areas of predominantly wooded garden and a large agricultural barn for those seeking a workshop car/machinery storage etc.

Via glazed door to Entrance Hall: staircase to first floor, under stairs storage cupboard, doors to, Bathroom: wood panelled bath with tiled surrounds, Wc. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backs, electric strip light over. Opaque window to side, Airing cupboard with hot water tank and immersion. Sitting Room: window to front elevation, feature multi fuel stove with slate hearth, large exposed beam, night storage heater, electric meter cupboard. Kitchen: Range of base cupboards and drawers with matching wall cupboards over. Single bowl sink and drainer, electric hob and oven, window to side aspect, plumbing and space for washing machine and fridge. First Floor Landing: with space for a desk/study area, night storage heater, window to front aspect, doors to: Bedroom 1: fitted dressing table and shelving to one wall. Roof light, access to loft space. Bedroom 2: roof light to rear.

Immediately to the front and side are areas of parking. Adjacent is a useful detached Barn/Store: with door and window to front, first floor storage area, offering great potential for working from home, workshop hobbies room etc. A set of external steps rise from the parking area to the rear of the barn with small area of patio. Set above the barn are extensive wooded areas of garden, planted with a variety of trees which include willow, hazel, birch and beech, with potential to create more open areas. Below is a large Agricultural Barn: 7.08m x 16.55 metres, suitable for a variety of different purposes.

From Okehampton proceed out of the town in a easterly direction as if towards Exeter. Pass over the dual carriageway and follow the road into Sticklepath, proceeding through the village. On the sharp left hand bend, turn right at Drybridge heading for Throwleigh, proceed into the village and at the T junction by the church, turn right into Shilstone lane. As you climb up the hill, take the lane on you right, just after Woodacott (white thatched cottage), proceed down the lane and the property will be found upon your left hand side.

Mains electric, water and private drainage.

The tenant farmer who currently lets the surrounding land, has a right of way over the drive to access the field gate beyond ( if required), although we understand this is seldom used as they are able to access this from an adjoining field.

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