Well-presented 4 bedroom family house incorporating a large one bedroom annexe in a superb elevated moorland location with far reaching views. Stables, sand school, modern building set in 2 acres. Excellent outriding, direct access to the moor. Read more
Well-presented 4 bedroom family house incorporating a large one bedroom annexe in a superb elevated moorland location with far reaching views. Stables, sand school, modern building set in 2 acres. Excellent outriding, direct access to the moor.
Situation - Moorland House is located on the edge of the rural hamlet of Dousland Giving Direct Access to the moor, with Local Shop/Post Office. Primary Schools at Meavy and Walkhampton approximately 1 mile. The well-renowned moorland village of Yelverton, approximately 1.75 miles distant, provides a range of shops, a supermarket, doctor's surgery, dental practice, chemist, filling station, hotels, public houses and other essential amenities. Tavistock, approximately 7 miles to the north west, is a popular and thriving market stannary town situated on the western edge of Dartmoor offering an excellent variety of individual shops, traditional butchers, delicatessen and an excellent range of recreational and education facilities, including primary and secondary schools, both state and private. From Yelverton, the A386 links to the major retail centre of Plymouth, approximately 9 miles distant, which provides a variety of shops, amenities, mainline railway station and a cross-channel ferry service to the continent.
The Property - Moorland house is a substantial and well-presented 4 bedroom family house, incorporating a spacious one bedroom annexe located in a superb elevated moorland location with far reaching, unspoilt countryside views.
The house boasts well-presented and spacious accommodation, a large kitchen/living/dining room, separate dining room , study, sitting room, utility boot room, 3 double bedrooms (master ensuite) and family bathroom. The annexe offers a large kitchen/living/dining area, spacious double bedroom area and en-suite bathroom.
The picturesque gardens are mainly laid to lawn with flowerbed borders stocked with a variety of flowering shrubs and trees, views across the surrounding countryside to the rolling hills of Dartmoor beyond.
The Stable yard is conveniently located to the rear of the house, purpose built stable block, tack room, sand school, outbuildings, paddock of approximately 1.5 acres. Direct outriding from both the stable yard and the Paddock. Further land is available.
The Accommodation -
Entrance Porch: - 6.04m x 1.60m (19'10" x 5'3") -
Entrance Hall: - 6.32m max x 2.11m max (20'9" max x 6'11" max) -
Drawing Room: - 5.15m x 4.57m (16'11" x 15'0") -
Sitting Room: - 4.33m x 3.93m (14'2" x 12'11") -
Kitchen/Dining/Living Room: - 10.47m x 4.96m max (34'4" x 16'3" max) -
Larder Cupboard: - 1.36m x 1.20m (4'6" x 3'11") -
Inner Hall: - 3.05m x 1.05m (10'0" x 3'5") -
Utility/Boot Room: - 4.16m x 3.91m (13'8" x 12'10") -
Cloakroom: - 2.32m x 0.77m (7'7" x 2'6") -
Open-Plan Annexe: - 9.32m x 5.41m max (30'7" x 17'9" max) -
Shower Room: - 2.73m x 2.23m (8'11" x 7'4") -
On The First Floor -
Landing: - 3.36m max x 2.79m max (11'0" max x 9'2" max) -
Family Bathroom: - 3.05m x 2.11m (10'0" x 6'11") -
Bedroom 2: - 5.18m max x 4.27m max (17'0" max x 14'0" max) -
Bedroom 3: - 5.88m max x 2.93m (19'3" max x 9'7") -
Bedroom 1: - 6.11m x 3.50m min (20'1" x 11'6" min) - With stunning views over the surrounding countryside to Dartmoor beyond.
En-Suite Shower Room - 2.05m x 1.65m (6'9" x 5'5") -
Cloakroom: - 1.91m x 0.85m (6'3" x 2'9") -
On The Second Floor -
Dressing Room: - 4.60m x 2.86m (15'1" x 9'5") -
Gardens & Grounds - The picturesque gardens are mainly laid to lawn with flowerbed borders stocked with a variety of flowering shrubs and trees. Along the front of the house is a paved patio which is ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining whilst taking in the stunning panoramic views across the surrounding countryside to the rolling hills of Dartmoor beyond.
Garden Store: - 4.10m x 2.71m (13'5" x 8'11") -
Log Store: - 5.28m x 3.63m (17'4" x 11'11") -
Adjoining Store/Boxes: - 8.16m x 3.62m (26'9" x 11'11") -
Feed Store: - 4.48m x 3.49m (14'8" x 11'5") -
Secure Storage Container: - 3.89m x 2.45m (12'9" x 8'0") -
Adjoining Lean-To Machinery Store: - 3.70m x 2.60m (12'2" x 8'6") -
Purpose-Built Stable Complex: - The stables were built in 2015 of concrete block and timber construction with 5 stable loose boxes with covered concrete apron along the front with a store/tack room opposite. Each box measures approximately 3.30m x 3.30m (10'10 x 10'10) and sterling board lined with individual drinking bowls.
Storage Building: - 9.85m x 3.32m (32'4" x 10'11") -
Patio: - Large, elevated, brick-paved patio.
Sand School: - The Sand School is well draining with a hard core, shingle and Terran base with a sea sand surface, enclosed within wooden post and rail fencing.
Garage: - 10.00m x 7.00m (32'10" x 23'0") - Divided into 2 sections: 6.81m x 2.90m (22'4 x 9'6) with storage loft above, and 6.80m x 6.70m (22'4 x 22'0). With a concrete floor and full width sliding concertina doors and ample height and headroom for a caravan or camper van.
The Land - Situated adjacent to the house and stable yard and paddock extending to approximately 1.5 acres of gently sloping, productive pastureland. Situated in the far corner is a Livestock Building/Stables 9.14m x 4.97m (30'0 x 16'4) of timber frame construction with dwarf sterling board walls with Yorkshire board cladding above under a mono-pitched box profile sheet roof and divided into 3 Loose Boxes with individual water bowls.
Further land is available a short distance from the house in an idyllic situation with direct access to the Dartmoor common and benefits from moorland grazing rights.
Services - Water Mains Drainage Mains Electricity Mains Telephone & Broadband BT connection Heating & Cooking Oil fired Aga and electric Farho electric heating throughout the house The majority of the windows and doors are uPVC double-glazed
Local Authorities - West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0BZ. Tel: 01822 813600. Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9JQ. Tel: 01626 832093.
Tenure - The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Viewing Arrangement Strictly by arrangement with D R Kivell & Partners. 01822 810810. All viewings are to be accompanied without exception. Walking the land or grounds unaccompanied is strictly forbidden.
Agents Notes: None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only & are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. All figures, measurements, floor plans & maps are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements & wayleaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not.