Hillmoorhays, Drewsteignton (Virtual Tour) £289,500

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  • A charming listed character property
  • Sought after Dartmoor village
  • Very well presented cottage home
  • Spacious living room with wood burner
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Generous master bedroom
  • Second double bedroom
  • Smart shower room
  • Rear courtyard and front sitting space
  • Utility room and shed

This is a charming home presented in excellent order and with a roof thatched at the front but tiled at the rear. The present owner has improved the cottage to offer a well presented character home with many features including a wood burning stove in a spacious living room and a practical kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor and a large master bedroom, a second double bedroom and a recently completed shower room on the first floor. At the front is a stone wall with a sitting area behind and to the rear is an enclosed courtyard with a utility room and store shed. We strongly recommend this property for viewing and we have a virtual tour on our web site.



A canopy porch shelters the painted timber front door which has a bullseye window.


A single shallow step leads down into the hallway where there is the staircase to the first floor, painted wainscotting, an oak laminate floor and a panelled door to the living room.

Living room - 16' 4'' x 10' 0'' widening to 13'1"(4.97m x 3.05m widening to 3.98)

This is an attractive room with a white painted beam spanning the room, a large sash window with an oak window seat and panelled seat return, a cast iron fireplace and mantel with a fitted wood burning stove with a lined flue set on a slate hearth which is wood trimmed. The floor is laid with a quality oak laminate and to the rear of the room is a niche for a desk and a built in cupboard as well as an understairs cupboard.

Kitchen/breakfast room - 14' 1'' x 6' 10'' (4.29m x 2.08m)

An oak floored kitchen/breakfast room with space for a table at one end and three walls clad in painted timber matchboarding. A fully double glazed door leads out to the courtyard as does the double glazed window. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base units with stone effect roll top work surfaces and high quality marine ply doors and drawer fronts and open shelving for pots and a wine rack. A glass four ring induction hob is set into the worktop with a stainless steel circulator hood and light above and a matching fan oven below. A single drainer one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and mixer taps are fitted. There is a ceiling mounted spotlight cluster at the kitchen end and at the breakfast end is a pendant light point. A Rointe electric convector radiator with an individual thermostat is wall mounted.

First floor landing

The staircase has a fitted painted wooden handrail and leads to the landing which has two latched doors to the shower room and bedroom two and a panelled door to the master bedroom. A Velux double glazed skylight is fitted for natural lighting and there is a pendant light in the stairwell.

Bedroom 1 - 16' 4'' x 11' 0'' (4.97m x 3.35m)plus wardrobes

This is a spacious double bedroom with a double casement front window and a window seat, a built in full height shelved cupboard and fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and top cupboards. A cast iron fireplace is still in situ which has a metal mantel shelf with the arts and crafts design picked out tastefully in complimentary paints. A Rointe electric convector radiator is wall mounted and there are seven power points.

Bedroom 2 - 8' 5'' x 6' 11'' (2.56m x 2.11m)

A short corridor leads to the bedroom which is large enough for a 4'6" double bed. It has a rear facing double casement window overlooking the courtyard and there is a small built in work station and book and DVD shelves. A pendant light point is fitted and there is a loft access hatch.

Shower room - 7' 0'' x 4' 6'' (2.13m x 1.37m)

Recently refitted with a smart grey textured 'landscape' tiles in the shower cubicle with a glazed shower screen door and a built in thermostatic shower with both a rainshower head and a shower wand. The walls are partly grey painted matchboard and the other three white painted. A low level w.c. is fitted and a wash hand basin in matching white porcelain with a chromed stand incorporating a glass toiletry shelf. A Rointe electric radiator is wall mounted and there is an extractor fan, an obscure glazed rear window and recessed LED downlighters.


Courtyard - 13' 8'' x 12' 11'' (4.16m x 3.93m)

A walled courtyard with a pedestrian gate to the right of way which lead to the lane. It has a concrete base and a raised limestone planter. A canopy shelters the kitchen door and there is an exterior light. Across the courtyard is the building housing the utility room and shed.

Utility room and shed

This is a single building with a timber framed frontage clad in painted corrugated metal and with two doors. The utility room is 9"x4"3" (2.74mx1.29m) and it has a raised floor with a vinyl covering and space for a washing machine and a freezer. An electric wall mounted heater is fitted. The shed is 4'3" x 3'11" (1.29mx1.19m).


The cottage sits slightly back from the village square behind a raised limestone planter which has a gravelled sitting area large enough for a small bistro set.

Council tax band

Band C


Mains water, electricity and drainage.


Park on The Square at Drewsteignton and face away from the church. Walk across the road and past the New Inn restaurant. 1 Hillmorhays is on the right just after.

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Name Location Type Distance
Drewsteignton EX6 6QR
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00000380
Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 July 2020 08:10
Philip Fowler
Fowlers Estate Agents
  01647 433595