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Chagford, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, TQ13

Offers in excess of £700,000

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: EXE180168

Dartmoor house with large gardens


A characterful, Grade II house with large gardens, in a lovely Dartmoor setting • Entrance hall • Cloakroom/utility room • Sitting room • Kitchen/dining room • Inner hall • Shippon • 4 bedrooms • 2 bathrooms • Large gardens About 0.74 acres Distances (approximate) Chagford 2 miles A30 7.5 miles Exeter 24 miles Location Corndon is a tiny hamlet in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park, to the south west of Chagford, below Meldon Hill and just to the east of Fernworthy Reservoir. The nearby popular town of Chagford, about 10 minutes drive away, is centred around its beautiful square and provides an excellent selection of local facilities, including church, primary and Montessori schools, post office, bank, health and dental centre, library and excellent sports facilities. There are a wide variety of shops, including Spar, delicatessen, dairy, ironmonger, wine merchant, art galleries and a selection of pubs and restaurants, with the award winning Gidleigh Park Hotel about 2 miles from the town. It hosts an eclectic community, with many famous artists, potters, film makers and others choosing it as a place to live and work and there are separate film, literary and music festivals. Surrounding Chagford are a number of picturesque villages and hamlets and Dartmoor is renowned for its spectacular scenery, with its granite tors, heather clad moorland and wooded valleys bisected by rushing streams and rivers. There are many and varied opportunities on the doorstep for walking, riding, fishing, etc. Communications From Chagford, there is access onto the A382, leading north to the A30 dual carriageway, which leads west, via Okehampton, to Cornwall and east, to the university and cathedral city of Exeter, where there is access onto the M5 motorway, railway stations with mainline connections to London (Paddington and Waterloo) and an international airport. • Period, granite, L-shaped house of considerable character and charm • Good family accommodation, including large, open plan kitchen/dining room with granite fireplace and exposed beams • Large gardens • Lovely, peaceful location, within a tiny hamlet, off a quiet country lane, in the heart of Dartmoor • Easy access to the popular moorland town of Chagford From the parking and turning area a gravel path leads into the front door to the entrance hall, with tiled floor, downlighting and doors to cloakroom/utility room, with plumbing for washing machine, sitting room including fireplace with woodburner, fitted cupboards and shelving and door to the garden. Also from the entrance hall, a door leads into the kitchen/dining room which is a lovely, open plan, family room with a limestone tiled floor. The fireplace, with granite lintel and jamb, has a former bread oven and incorporates a woodburner. The kitchen area, with exposed beams and ceiling joists, has a range of fitted cupboards with granite worktops, Rangemaster cooker, dishwasher, fridge, central island with cupboards, drawers and worktop. From the kitchen/dining room a further doorway opens to the inner hall, also with limestone tiled floor, fitted cupboards incorporating freezer, exposed ceiling joists, door to parking area and garden and opening to the shippon. From the entrance hall the turned staircase rises to the landing with doors to bedrooms 2, 3 and 4, with fitted wardrobe cupboards and the bathroom. From the kitchen/dining room, the original stone spiral staircase rises to the rear landing, with doors to bedroom 4 and to the principal bedroom 1, with range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, view over gardens to the moor, skylight and door to the bathroom, with shower cubicle, bath, wash basin, WC and fitted shelved cupboard. From the road a 5-bar gate opens to the broad driveway and parking and turning area adjoining an enclosed, partly lawned garden area beside the house. Beyond the driveway are extensive, essentially level gardens, interspersed with a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs, bordering the lane on one side and fields on the other. Services Mains electricity, private water (borehole) and drainage, oil fired heating (partly underfloor).