Lydford is a picturesque, ancient village midway between Okehampton and Tavistock and centres around the historic castle. It also features a primary school, popular character inn, church and a farm shop. A particular feature of Lydford is the magnificent National Trust Lydford Gorge, an ancient river gorge surrounded by woodland and includes the famous White Lady Waterfall and Devil's Cauldron alongside access to the Granite Way. The Dartmoor National Park is a short distance from Lydford and provides the opportunity to indulge in horse riding, walking and various outdoor activities.
Tavistock is a thriving market town includes a wide range of shops and boutiques, bustling Pannier Market, a hospital, sports facilities, and a full range of schools both State and Private. The town is regarded as one of the gems in the crown that Devon has to offer with its charm and character.
The local town of Okehampton is also within easy travelling distance. It is an active and thriving town with a good range of facilities including 3 major supermarkets, a number of chain stores as well as many locally owned shops, major banks and some building societies. There is a modern hospital, a multi doctor surgery and a sports complex with swimming pool. Most other sports are well catered for - golf, squash, tennis, rugby, shooting to name but a few.
The highly successful community college has Technology College status with outstanding facilities which takes children to 6th Form. The adjacent park is an outstanding feature of the town.
The A30 is easily accessed providing a fast journey to Exeter (35 miles) and to Cornwall. The north and south Devon coasts are both approximately 30-40 miles.
A front door opens to the
17' 10'' x 13' 6'' (5.447m x 4.103m) (Decreasing to 3.358m)
A wonderful bright and open room that provides an instant 'wow factor' to the property. A galleried landing allows lots of natural light from the windows on the first floor in addition to front and rear aspect windows on the ground floor. Tiled flooring, radiator.
15' 1'' x 14' 6'' (4.608m x 4.42m)
A cosy room with exposed wooden beams, tiled floor and two radiators. Open plan through to the
23' 10'' x 16' 2'' (7.274m x 4.924m)
This recent addition to the main house is without doubt one of the most impressive features with high vaulted ceilings, exposed oak wood beams, numerous windows allowing an abundance of light and providing an uninterrupted view of the gardens, countryside and Dartmoor beyond.
The kitchen has a range of floor and wall units, built in eye level double electric oven, induction hob with an extractor hood over, stainless steel sink, tiled flooring throughout and two radiators.
16' 1'' x 8' 7'' (4.89m x 2.614m)
Formerly the kitchen this useful and spacious room leads out to the garden. Range of floor and wall units with a stainless steel sink, plumbing and space for a washing machine and dishwasher, radiator, wall mounted gas fired boiler and tiled flooring.
10' 6'' x 5' 2'' (3.193m x 1.57m)
A white suite comprising of a double shower unit, pedestal wash basin, close coupled toilet, radiator, tiled flooring, extractor fan.
13' 6'' x 8' 3'' (4.124m x 2.508m)
Tiled flooring, radiator.
From the entrance hall open tread stairs lead up to the
A galleried landing looking down to the entrance hall and with wood oak flooring and a velux window giving lots of natural light.
15' 9'' x 13' 9'' (4.801m x 4.188m)
Oak wood flooring, radiator.
13' 9'' x 13' 7'' (4.195m x 4.134m)
Oak wood flooring, radiator.
A white suite comprising of a roll top bath with Victorian Style mixer taps/ shower attachment, close coupled toilet, pedestal wash basin, radiator, vinyl floor covering, extractor fan.
To the front of the property is an open plan lawn and a wide crazy paved path to the front door. A gated concrete driveway provides ample parking and access to the
20' 9'' x 13' 4'' (6.329m x 4.065m)
With double barn doors, cobbled floor, power and light.
The extensive landscaped gardens are beautifully maintained with lawns and a variety of flower and shrub beds. A paddock slopes gently down to a wooded area with stunning views beyond.
From Okehampton take the western exit from the town and after 2 miles join the A30 dual carriageway. Take the first slip-road exit and at the T-junction turn left towards Tavistock. Continue for about 4 miles and turn right signposted 'Lydford'.
Continue into the village, past the monument and then turn left into Silver Street opposite the hall.
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