Kenwick, Meldon Road, Chagford £625,000

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  • A stylish and innovative family home
  • Detached with a lovely garden and great views to the moor
  • Virtually level walk to the town square
  • Four bedrooms
  • Spacious open plan living room and kitchen with superb views
  • Utility room and laundry
  • Bath/shower room with underfloor heating
  • Shower room and w.c. with underfloor heating
  • Gas central heating throughout and underfloor heating in the rear portion of the property
  • Double glazed windows throughout


In the last 10 years Kenwick has been transformed into a stylish, fun and innovative family home with many contemporary features and lovely usable spaces, some of which have terrific views to the moor. At the front of the house is a practical living area with space for sitting, dining and the kitchen and great views to the moor. There is a utility room/laundry, a bathroom with underfloor heating, a study/work area, four bedrooms and an ensuite wet room and w.c. The rear upper portion of the property has underfloor heating and the house has not only considerable character but has been decorated in an attractive and distinctive style offering spacious accommodation which is also very flexible. It can have two-four bedrooms depending on how you choose to use it with the bedrooms at the rear offering guests privacy and their own w.c. and wet room, whilst the front remains self contained. The garden has been landscaped with granite steps, walls and two terracotta paved patios and there is a good size level lawn at the top which also enjoys the excellent views. Kenwick also owns a 10% share of the field opposite and has recreational use for dog walking, etc. To be fully appreciated this property must be viewed.


Rooms

Situation

Kenwick is sited just at the start of Meldon Road where New Street ends. There are no houses immediately opposite which affords the property a superb view across the Dartmoor countryside to Kestor and the moor itself as well as a view to beautiful Meldon Hill. The access to The Square is a virtually level walk along New Street and access to the commons is easy being only about 250 metres in either direction. Chagford offers a wide selection of specialist and day to day shops, pubs and cafes, a primary school, pre school and Montessori, a parish church, Roman Catholic church and chapel. The town has surgeries for doctor, dentist and vet and there is an excellent library. Sports facilities are good with a football and cricket pitch and pavilion, a tennis club, bowling club, skate park and children's playground as well as an open air swimming pool in the summertime. The A30 dual carriageway is only about 5 miles away and Exeter is approximately 20 miles.

Entrance porch - 7' 4'' x 7' 2'' (2.23m x 2.18m)

The porch is partly double glazed upvc and partly recessed into the original open porch. It has a ceiling light, space for coats and boots, a single panel radiator and a recessed space suitable for a cupboard. It opens into the hallway.

Hallway - 18' 11'' x 8' 5'' max (5.76m x 2.56m)

A pine floored corridor hall with a larger receiving area just inside the porch. It has oak doors to all rooms, a double panel radiator, an internal glazed panel to the study/work room and the walls are partly papered with a bookshelf print paper.

Living room - 23' 8'' x 15' 1'' (7.21m x 4.59m)

Living area

This superb flexible space has space for sitting, dining and kitchen and has three large upvc double glazed windows with high quality hardwood shutters. The views are glorious looking across the fields at the edge of Chagford to Meldon Hill, Kestor and the moor. There are picture rails, two ceiling light points, a beautiful pine floor, two double panel radiators and a cast iron fireplace with a mantel and hearth.

Kitchen area

The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of oak finished base and wall cabinets with brilliant storage mostly in drawers and drawers within drawers behind attractive papered drawer fronts. The paper is easily removable. The worktops are oak and top lit by LED lighting and the units house a large fridge, a glass induction hob with an extractor unit and light above, a Neff electric fan oven and grill with a fold under door, a built in Miele dishwasher, a cupboard to conceal the microwave and a fitted Blanco composite sink with a mixer tap and mascerator and an upper cupboard with a built in drainer and tray to catch the water. A short passage leads to the utility room.

Utility room - 11' 4'' x 8' 5'' (3.45m x 2.56m)

A practical and well designed room with a side facing upvc double glazed window, fitted base cabinets and an oak work surface, built in pull out shelving for a bread maker, an open closet for a stacked washing machine and dryer and space for an upright freezer. The walls are of painted timber cladding, there is a double panel radiator and a pendant light point.

Bedroom 3 - 14' 7'' x 8' 9'' (4.44m x 2.66m)

A double room with two upvc double glazed windows to the south side, a built in double wardrobe, a single panel radiator and two pendant light points.

Bedroom 4 - 11' 4'' x 6' 11'' plus a full wall of cupboards (3.45m x 2.11m)

This room is mostly used as a TV room and occasional guest bedroom and has been fitted out with a full wall of fitted cupboards/wardrobes including one to hide the TV. It has a upvc double glazed window, one full clad wall of painted timber which matches the cupboards, a ceiling light point and a single panel radiator.

Family bathroom

The bathroom has a fully tiled under heated floor, three glass tile upper windows and a upvc double glazed side window. The w.c. is separated by a chest height divider and has a low level w.c. with a concealed cistern and the claw foot bath has a chromed mixer tap, built in thermostatic shower, a glazed screen, a shower curtain rail and an oval bowl mounted on the tiled top of a Singer sewing machine table with a chromed mixer tap. The tiled splashbacks are a cracked glazed finish, there are two wall mounted light points and a ceiling light point.

Study - 16' 8'' x 8' 9'' (5.08m x 2.66m)

This room sits to the rear of the main body of the building with a double glazed stable door to the rear, a double glazed door to the side leading to a side porch and an opening to the terracotta paved steps up to the other bedrooms. It has a concrete floor with a distressed paint finish, a built in shelved cupboard, two pendant lights and a single panel radiator.

Side porch

This is a currently unused side entrance porch which has a wooden door, a polycarbonate roof and plumbing for a washing machine.

Back hallway - 13' 11'' x 3' 2'' (4.24m x 0.96m)

A set of terracotta paved steps lead up to a short hallway lined with cupboards and shelves. The floor has plumbed underfloor heating and the entire area of this upper ground floor space is part of it and has very good insulation. The partitions which divide the area are all floating partitions and they could be removed to create one very large single room. Presently the area is divided into this hallway, two bedrooms and a rear side entrance lobby with a wet room and w.c.

Bedroom 2 - 9' 8'' x 8' 5'' (2.94m x 2.56m)

The floor is oak and the walls and ceiling are painted timber matchboarding with a built in sliding door. There are two south facing wooden double glazed windows, a TV point and a pendant light.

Rear side entrance lobby - 9' 6'' x 4' 3'' (2.89m x 1.29m)

This is a lobby which leads to an exterior side door to the garden. It has painted matchboarded walls and ceiling.

Bedroom 1 - 11' 7'' x 9' 11'' (3.53m x 3.02m)

This is an oak floored room with a painted matchboarded ceiling and walls, built in shelving and a closet, a high mounted shelf and wooden pegs, a wall mounted underfloor heating thermostat, a large wooden double glazed south facing window, an air circulation and heat recovery vent and distressed effect doors to the w.c. and wet room

Wet room

Fully tiled with a wood effect underfloor heated ceramic floor and fully tiled walls, a built in thermostatic shower, a wall mounted chromed electric towel rail, a metal covered shelf with a Travertine bowl and chromed mixer tap. There is an air vent, two wall light points and a small double glazed window.

W.C.

The w.c. has painted distressed finish matchboarded walls, a bulk head light, a high mounted obscure glazed double glazed window, a corner basin with a chromed mixer tap and a low level w.c. There is a wall mounted underfloor heating thermostat for the wet room and w.c. and an air vent.

Exterior

Front

The roadside boundary is a granite retaining wall with a gate to the pedestrian path which rises on a slope to the path to the front porch and rear garden whilst immediately inside the pedestrian gate is a path and granite steps up to the little used side porch. There is an exterior tap.

Rear garden

To the immediate rear of the house with access from the main side entrance path, study and the rear side lobby is an attractive and sheltered terracotta paved patio with granite rockery and granite steps leading up to the rear side lobby and to further steps to the upper patio. The upper patio is broad and deep and is paved with terracotta with a granite retaining wall and steps up to the lawn. There is a good view from the patio to the moor, Kestor and Meldon hill and it enjoys a sunny aspect. The lawn is level and enclosed with hedgerows to each side and a granite wall to the rear, beyond which are the town allotments. For a small sum we understand it would be possible to have direct access to the allotments if you were to have one allocated to you.

Shed - 8' 4'' x 7' 10'' (2.54m x 2.39m)

This is attached to the end of the house and is metal clad.

The field

Kenwick owns a 10% share of the meadow which is almost immediately opposite the property. It is a marvellous amenity which the owners and the other shareholders can use for walking, picnics, etc.

Services

Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.

Council Tax Band

Band E

Directions

From Fowlers front doors walk to the top of The Square and turn left into High Street. Walk to the end of the street and turn right into New Street. Where the houses on the right end Meldon Road begins and Kenwick will be found on your left. Go through the gate and up the sloping path and at the side you will find the porch.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Meldon Road
Chagford TQ13 8BG
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000371
Philip Fowler
Fowlers Properties
 
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