The property occupies a enviable elevated location set on the southern slope of Meldon Hill about a mile from Chagford. The open moorland is within easy walking distance, offering superb walking, riding and leisure pursuits, together with stunning scenery.
The well known Moorland town of Chagford offers an excellent range of shops, wine merchants, art galleries, restaurants, cafes and inns. As well as excellent leisure and sporting facilities including an open air swimming pool, cricket pitch, tennis and bowling club, together with modern primary school. From the town there is easy access to the A30 dual carriageway and to the Cathedral city of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections.DESCRIPTION
Yellands Gorse is set in a truly delightful position, offering stunning panoramic views from both the house and land over the countryside towards the hills of Dartmoor, taking in Haytor and Fernworthy Forest. Accessed down its own private drive and set within its own gardens and paddocks of 12.6 acres. The property comes to the market for the first time in more than twenty years and is offered with no ongoing chain. The property itself consists of a 1930's bungalow, which is in need of some updating and improvement, but with immense potential if required, to extend subject to the necessary planning consents. The property is predominantly double glazed with an oil fired Aga to the generous sized kitchen and a cosy woodburner to the sitting room. there are two bedrooms, a bathroom and utility room. Formal gardens surround the property and there is a useful building, offering stabling, storage and a carport. The land is currently split into five paddocks and would be suitable for grazing, equestrian or leisure interests.ACCOMMODATION
Via double glazed door to, Entrance Porch, windows to side and 1/2 glazed door to Kitchen/Dining Room: range of country style base/wall cupboards and dresser. Oil fired Aga providing cooking facilities, stripped wood floors, window to side aspect, picture rail, access to loft hatch, double glazed bay window to front with moorland views. Sitting Room: stripped wood floors, TV connection, brick fireplace with fitted wood burning stove, shelving to recess, bay window to front with superb views. Rear hall, window to side aspect, fitted coat hooks, doors to, Bedroom 1: double glazed window to side, electric night storage heater. Bedroom 2: double glazed window to side, electric night storage heater. Bathroom: wood panelling to half wall, pedestal wash basin, Wc, timber panelled bath, double glazed window to rear. Utility Room: base cupboards with inset sink and drainer, fitted shelved unit, airing cupboard with hot water tank, linen shelving and immersion. wall mounted electric heater, plumbing for washing machine, window and stable door to rear.OUTSIDE
A five bar gate opens to its own private stoned drive which divides the paddocks and gives you the first glimpse of its superb location with uninterrupted views over the farmland to the hills of Dartmoor. a further five bar gate opens to the gardens and property, at the head of the drive is a parking area for numerous vehicles. Adjacent is a timber Stable Block/Car Port: set on a concrete apron with two loose boxes, tack room/garden store and carport. Formal gardens surround the property and consist of lawned areas, interspersed with mature shrubs trees and bushes, again offering glorious views over the valley. A further lawned area sits above the drive. The land is currently divided into 5 paddocks with mature hedgerow and water to two of the fields. The top paddock has a five bar gate opening onto the lane and offers a most panoramic view of this most spectacular setting.DIRECTIONS
From Okehampton, leave the town in an easterly direction as if towards Exeter. Join the A30 dual carriageway until reaching Whiddon Down and at this junction take the exit for South Zeal and Sticklepath. After a short distance at the mini roundabout, turning onto the A382 for Chagford and Moretonhampstead. After approximately 3.5 miles upon reaching Easton Cross, turn right signposted Chagford and proceed up into the town. In the town square turn right into Mill Street, head down past the cricket ground, up the hill, past the turning to Fernworthy and take the next left turn up the hill, where the property will be found on the right, the name plaque is on the gate.SERVICES
Mains electric, private water, private drainage.