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4 bed detached House

Lydford Sold Subject to Contract

Fabulous Extremely Spacious Detached Period Family Home Well Presented Accommodation With Superb Proportions Wealth Of Period And Interesting Features 19' Triple Aspect Sitting Room With Wood Burning Stoves 2 Further Spacious Reception Rooms Both With Open Fires 4 Generous Double Bedrooms And 2 Bathrooms Good Sized Plot Surrounded By Attractive Gardens Large Garage/Workshop With Driveway Parking Well Situated In Heart Of Highly Sought After Dartmoor Village Walking Distance To Village Amenities And Open Moorland Fabulous WELL PRESENTED and SPACIOUS DETACHED PERIOD HOME on a LARGE PLOT with four double bedrooms, two bathrooms, three reception rooms, attractive gardens and GARAGE/WORKSHOP, set in the heart of this POPULAR DEVON VILLAGE. SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A fabulous well presented and extremely spacious four double bedroom two bathroom detached period family home set on a large plot surrounded by attractive gardens and nicely situated in the heart of the highly sought after Devon village of Lydford in the Dartmoor National Park and within easy reach of the village amenities and open moorland. This charming property was built within Saxon walls and in part dates back to the 16th Century. This characterful home has a wealth of period and interesting features and has been well maintained. The well proportioned light and airy accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch, 19ft triple aspect kitchen/dining room with wood burning stove, utility/boot room, 21ft dual aspect sitting room with wood burning stove, 18ft living room with open fireplace with cloam oven, ground floor shower room, spacious landing, four generous double bedrooms and family period bathroom. There are generous mature attractive gardens, driveway parking and large garage/workshop. The property also benefits from LPG central heating. Early viewing highly recommended. ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves. The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: Solid wooden front door leads into: ENTRANCE PORCH Coat hooks; window to side with window seat; multi-paned wooden door with stained glass panels leads into: LIVING ROOM 18' 5' x 13' 10' (5.61m x 4.22m) Fabulous feature open stone fireplace with oak lintel and cloam oven housing a cast iron woodburning stove; built-in shelving to recess; picture rail; exposed beam; exposed wooden floorboards; sash window to front; original balustrade staircase rises to first floor; double radiator; multi-paned wooden door with stained glass panels leads into utility/boot room and stripped wooden door leads into: SITTING ROOM 21' 6' x 12' 10' (6.55m x 3.91m) Spacious dual aspect room with feature open fireplace with slate tiled hearth housing a cast iron woodburning stove; display shelving to recess; exposed beams; television point; built-in bookshelving; feature recess; sash window to front overlooking garden; double glazed wooden French doors to side opening onto side garden; double radiator; stripped wooden door into utility/boot room and part-glazed wooden door leads into: KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 19' 6' x 13' 1' (5.94m x 3.99m) Good sized triple aspect room enjoying a lovely aspect over the gardens and providing a real hub of the family home. Fitted with a range of matching base cabinets with soft close feature; worksurfaces with some tiled splashbacks; inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; space for cooker; built-in Lamona dishwasher; space for upright fridge/freezer; recessed spotlighting; recess with shelving and granite lintel; cast iron woodburning stove set on a raised slate hearth; tiled flooring; multi-paned window to one side overlooking garden; double glazed wooden windows to both rear and side aspects overlooking gardens; part-glazed wooden door to side providing access to gardens; double radiator. UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 14' 8' x 6' 10' (4.47m x 2.08m) Formerly the kitchen, a good sized utility; worksurfaces with space and plumbing beneath for automatic washing machine; ceramic butler sink; space for tumble dryer; built-in understairs storage cupboard; tiled flooring; sash window to rear overlooking garden with slate sill; multi-paned wooden door to rear leading out to garden; radiator; wooden door leads into: GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM 8' 1' x 3' 1' (2.46m x 0.94m) Fitted with a white suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with chrome thermostatic shower, low level WC, wall hung wash handbasin with tiled splashbacks; tiled flooring; obscure window to rear; radiator. FIRST FLOOR: LANDING 11' x 9' (3.35m x 2.74m) Spacious landing with access to loft space; sash window to rear overlooking garden; stripped wooden doors to all first floor rooms. BEDROOM ONE 20' 5' x 14' 6' (6.22m x 4.42m) Large triple aspect bedroom offering great potential to create an ensuite, if required; picture rail; wooden double glazed windows to both sides and rear aspects, all with views over the gardens; double radiator. BEDROOM TWO 17' 9' x 12' 5' (5.41m x 3.78m) Another spacious bedroom with blocked fireplace; picture rails; two sash windows to front; two radiators. BEDROOM THREE 13' x 12' 5' (3.96m x 3.78m) Good sized double bedroom with blocked fireplace; picture rail; built-in wardrobe with hanging and storage; sash window to front; radiator. BEDROOM FOUR 11' x 9' 3' (3.35m x 2.82m) Picture rail; sash window to rear overlooking garden; radiator. FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 6' x 8' 11' (2.9m x 2.72m) Spacious bathroom; fitted with a period suite comprising freestanding claw foot bath, low level WC, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinet beneath; part-wood panelled walls; built-in linen cupboard with shelving housing a Worcester gas fired combination boiler; sash window to rear overlooking garden; exposed wooden floorboards; recessed spotlighting; radiator. OUTSIDE: The property is surrounded by delightful mature gardens which are another wonderful feature of this lovely home. To the front, a tarmac driveway providing off-road parking leads to the attached garage/workshop with a wrought iron pedestrian gate opening to a paved footpath that leads to the main entrance. The front garden is enclosed by attractive natural stone walling, mainly gravelled with mature borders and interspersed with a colourful array of plants, shrubs and bushes. A pathway leads around the property providing access to the side and rear gardens. The side garden, which can be accessed via the French doors from the sitting room, is laid to an expanse of lawn and enclosed by mature hedging. There is an abundance of mature plants, shrubs and bushes and a Scots pine tree. Located to the rear of the side garden is a wooden shed (measuring approximately 6' x 4'). The main section of garden lies to the rear of the property and can be accessed via the kitchen/dining room and utility/boot room. The attractive rear garden is enclosed by mature hedging and enjoys good levels of privacy. Immediately to the rear is a paved patio area bordered by natural stone walling providing a real suntrap and a special space for outside dining and enjoying the garden and peaceful surroundings. Beyond the patio is a section of lawn with well-stocked mature flowerbeds with a colour variety of plants. To the rear of the garden are two areas used for the growing of fruit and vegetables alongside which is a small ornamental fishpond. GARAGE/WORKSHOP 21' 13' x 9' (6.73m x 2.74m) Good sized with wooden up and over garage door; power and lighting; shelving; wooden access door to rear garden. SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. LPG heating. OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'E' for Council Tax purposes. VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345. DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock's Bedford Square via Abbey Bridge, turning left at the roundabout into Dolvin Road and the A386. Proceed out of Tavistock heading north towards Okehampton. After approximately four miles, pass through the village of Mary Tavy and continue over Blackdown. After approximately eight miles, turn left opposite the Dartmoor Inn Public House towards the village of Lydford. Pass Lydford Primary School on the left hand side, the war memorial on the right hand side and continue through the village where the property will be found on the right hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' sign.

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