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Iddesleigh, Winkleigh £485,000

Under Offer
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  • Lovely location
  • Stunning views over countryside with lots of wildlife
  • Three reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms
  • Three shower/bathrooms
  • Large gardens
  • Double garage
  • Garden shed
  • Car port
  • Lawnmower store

This spacious 5 bedroom family home was originally intended to be two properties and still retains separate facilities. Situated in a quiet rural location nestled within its own large gardens at the lower end of a small hamlet of other detached properties the house enjoys a peaceful and idyllic outlook over countryside.

Winkleigh EX19 8SN
County: Devon
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: DBO00856


The property is in the heart of 'War Horse' country. just on the outskirts of Iddesleigh, which includes the well known and popular Duke of York pub and 3 miles from the market town of Hatherleigh, in the heart of the peaceful, unspoiled, rolling countryside of mid Devon, within the River Okement Valley, which joins the River Torridge nearby. There are many opportunities locally for walking, riding and fishing, and Hatherleigh possesses a full selection of local amenities including primary school, livestock market, auction rooms, shops and pubs. Further to the south is Okehampton where there is secondary schooling and a Waitrose store. There are private schools in the area at Shebbear, West Buckland, Tavistock, Tiverton and Exeter.


From Okehampton take the A386 north from the centre of the town and proceed for about 1.5 miles where you reach a T-junction at which you turn right. After about 5.5 miles you will come to a roundabout, turn right signposted town centre. Turn right at school signposted Week and Monkokehampton. Drive for 1.3 miles and then turn left (signposted Week and Iddesleigh). Drive for 1.5 miles and turn left signposted Bridgetown. Almost immediately fork off left (Tarka Trail path) and continue down the road (one third of a mile) to its end where the property will be found via a gated entrance.)


Teddy Bears Rest was converted in 1989 from former barns, one of the barns formed part of 'Nethercott Barton' a substantial farm. The architects and builders sympathetically converted the barns using traditional materials in keeping with the surroundings. The ground floor provides spacious living areas with two kitchens allowing for dual living. Whilst the property has been well maintained there is some scope to modernise rooms which have not already been done. The property is located in a favourable spot within the small hamlet being positioned at the end within its own enclosed grounds with ample parking, double garage and large gardens.

A wood framed door with multi glass panes opens to the

Living Room

19' 6'' x 15' 8'' (5.94m x 4.77m)

A large bright and airy dual aspect room with full height window and glazed door looking out over uninterrupted views of countryside. Fitted carpet, under stairs cupboard, living flame gas fire set against a stone surround and hearth.

The living room is positioned in the middle of where the two properties would have joined and has doors either side to each part. To one side there is a

Dining Room

15' 8'' x 13' 2'' (4.78m x 4.01m)

Fitted carpet, night storage heater.


11' 2'' x 6' 10'' (3.41m x 2.08m) (MAX)

Fitted with a range of matching floor and wall units with plumbing and space for a washing machine and vent for a tumble dryer. Inset stainless steel sink unit, electric cooker point, electric panel heater, part tiled surrounds, tiled floor, glazed door to the garden.,

Shower Room

A modern recently fitted white suite comprising of a fully tiled double shower unit, pedestal wash basin, close coupled w.c., tiled floor, extractor fan, chrome heated towel radiator.

From the living room carpeted stairs lead up to the

Galleried Landing

Velux window providing lots of light, fitted carpet, airing cupboard housing a factory lagged hot water cylinder and shelving, loft hatch to the roof space.

Bedroom One

10' 11'' x 8' 10'' (3.32m x 2.69m)

Fitted carpet, electric panel heater.

Bedroom Two

13' 2'' x 9' 10'' (4.02m x 2.99m)

Fitted carpet, electric panel heater.

Bedroom Three

10' 5'' x 6' 8'' (3.18m x 2.02m)MAX

Fitted carpet, electric panel heater.

Family Bathroom

9' 4'' x 5' 8'' (2.85m x 1.72m)

A coloured suite comprising of a panelled bath with a shower unit over, pedestal wash basin, close coupled w.c., chrome heated towel radiator, vinyl floor covering.

To the other side of the Living room a door opens to the


15' 9'' x 15' 10'' (4.81m x 4.82m)

Another dual aspect room with full height windows, fitted carpet and a night storage heater.


18' 10'' x 7' 9'' (5.73m x 2.36m)

Recently fitted with a modern range of floor and wall units, built in double eye level electric oven and microwave, inset 5 ring gas hob with an extractor hood over, built in dishwasher, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, stone tiled floor with under floor heating, stable door to the patio terrace.

From the lounge/diner a spiral staircase leads up to another


Fitted carpet.

Bedroom Four

10' 8'' x 9' 2'' (3.24m x 2.80m)(MAX)

fitted carpet, electric panel heater.

Bedroom Five

9' 10'' x 6' 10'' (2.99m x 2.08m)

Fitted carpet, electric panel heater.


A panelled bath with shower unit over, close coupled w.c., wash hand basin, vinyl floor covering.


We understand that the property is connected to mains water, private drainage and currently rated Band D for Council Tax purposes.


A shared access laid to brick leads to the property whereupon a 5 bar gate opens to its private long sweeping driveway which leads down to the

Double Garage

18' 11'' x 16' 8'' (5.76m x 5.08m)

with twin barn doors, power, light and overhead storage. Attached to the side of the garage is a timber constructed lawnmower store, there is also an outside tap.

Garden/lawnmower store

12' 3'' x 7' 9'' (3.73m x 2.35m)

Originally constructed to house a ride on lawnmower this useful outbuilding equally provides additional storage and also has power and light.

The large and private gardens include a raised patio terrace around the rear of the property whereupon the views over Countryside can be enjoyed, there is also an outside tap and electric point. Steps lead down to the gently tiered lawns with various established trees and shrubs. To the side of the driveway is an enclosed and secluded walled garden with patio and an additional outside storage shed.

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Winkleigh EX19 8SN
County: Devon
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: DBO00856

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