A mile from South Tawton in heavily wooded lanes, a huge, stunning house converted from handsome barns once serving the farmhouse as a grain store. It is attached to its residential neighbour and farming activities continue in 20th cent. open barns across the access lane. Enclosed lawned garden at back and front lawned garden with paved patio (table/chairs, barbecue). Inside, gorgeous, practical and very 21st cent. with mostly porcelain flooring downstairs. Massive living/dining room with open fire, pool table, TV/DVD; step up to big kitchen/breakfast room (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, two ovens/5-ring ceramic hob, TV) with granite worktops and big double doors to patio/back garden. No curtains or blinds in living/kitchen areas (not overlooked). Utility room (good for drying coats/boots/wetsuits/dogs) with loo, sink and washing machine. Off living room, a children’s den with TV/DVD and wood floor (rugs). From living room, stairs up to gallery landing and five bedrooms (sloping ceilings and some low beams):- Stylish double (5' bed) with waist-level divider separating bath and double washbasin area, plus en suite wet-room shower/loo, huge window looking to garden, and hooks for hanging clothes- Double (5' bed) with sofa bed, en suite shower-room (suite), stairs down to den, and lockable door to:- Double (low bed) with 2'6" single (truckle), balustrade and second access to landing
- Double (low bed) with en suite shower-room (suite)
- Room with two singles and hooks for hanging clothes
Bathroom (suite plus hand-shower, separate shower, two washbasins)Opposite is an open-fronted barn with table tennis and storage for bicycles/surfboards. Damages Deposit £250. Arrival after 4pm. An amazing house with ‘wow’ factor.
South Tawton: old and pretty little village (good food pub) about ¾ mile from South Zeal and Sticklepath; Chagford, 7 miles: Okehampton (small town, leisure centre, cinema), 4 miles; Exeter, 20; sea/sand, about 30.
Five bedrooms: 1 x king size double with bath and two basins behind a room divider and en suite wet room shower room with shower and WC, 1 x king size double with sofa bed and en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x family room with double and 2’6” single, 1 x double with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, and shower, separate shower, WC, basins. Ground floor sitting room with open fire and dining area. Kitchen/breakfast room. Utility room with WC and basin. Children’s den.
SOUTH TAWTON The small village of Sticklepath lies along an old ridgeway path within the northern boundary of the Dartmoor National Park, and is home to a handful of shops, two traditional pubs serving good food and the fascinating Museum of Rural Industry. Encompassed by superb countryside, the surrounding area is a haven for nature lovers, walkers and bird watchers alike, while the nearby town of Okehampton boasts the remains of a fine Norman castle which dominates sleepy River Okement. Visit the nearby vibrant city of Exeter, with its magnificent cathedral, outstanding restaurants and colourful nightlife. Within easy reach, the fabulous beach resort of Bude, with its golden sands and cascading waves attracts surfers from the country over, while Westward Ho! with its prestigious Blue Flag awarded beaches is well worth a visit. A superb location for friends and family alike.