10 Meldon Road, Chagford, Devon £699,950

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  • A granite built semi detached home
  • Slightly elevated with great views
  • A nicely proportioned family home
  • Recently re roofed, extensively re rendered, damp proofed and extended
  • Four bedrooms plus study
  • Lounge
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • New utility room and shower room extension
  • Terrace and garden with large outbuilding

This lovely home with great views has been greatly improved by the present owners who have re roofed, extended, partly re rendered and damp proofed this comfortable property which has four bedrooms and a study at the first floor level with a bathroom, shower room and a w.c. On the ground floor is an entrance porch, hall, a sitting/dining room, a lounge, a kitchen/breakfast room, a rear lobby, shower room and a large utility room. The house is gas centrally heated and double glazed. There is a front terrace with great views and to the rear is a generous garden with a big paved terrace, granite planters, a raised lawn and a big timber framed, metal clad two storey shed. This house must be viewed to be appreciated.


Rooms

Situation

10 Meldon Road sits in a slightly elevated situation behind a hedgerow for privacy but enjoying a lovely view across the Dartmoor countryside to the high moor and Meldon Hill. It is a level walk along Meldon Road and New Street to the bustling town square which has a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, pubs and cafes. Chagford has a primary school, pre school and Montessori, a Parish church, Roman Catholic church and Gospel chapel, surgeries for doctor, dentist and vet, a library and children's play park. There are good sports facilities including a cricket and football pitch with a pavilion, a bowling club, tennis club, skate park and an open air swimming pool in the summertime. The A30 dual carriageway is about 5 miles away and Exeter is approximately 20 miles.

Front porch

The porch is of a multi glazed panel design with slim doors to the front garden to either side and a granite threshold with a panelled and part glazed front door to the hall.

Entrance hall - 11' 10'' x 5' 5'' (3.60m x 1.65m)

The hall has an engineered oak floor, stairs to the first floor with space beneath for storage, stripped pine panelled doors to the lounge and living room, a pendant light point, a double panel radiator and circuit breakers and electric meter mounted high on the wall by the front door.

Lounge - 12' 1'' x 11' (3.68m x 3.35m)

This is a front facing room with a double glazed replacement sash window looking out to the view to the moor. There are picture rails, a pendant light point, an exposed granite wall with a broad opening to the kitchen with a oak lintel above, a double panel radiator and a double lighting rheostat.

Living room - 22' 7'' x 14' 3'' max (6.88m x 4.34m)

This is an L shaped room with great character. There is a large replacement double glazed sash window to the front looking out to the view to the moor and a pair of upvc double doors to the paved yard at the rear. There is a large oak fireplace surround and mantel with a fitted woodburner with a lined flue on a raised plinth with a slate hearth, four fitted oak bookshelves, a TV point and 15 power points, a dining area with a built in store cupboard and shelving in an old fireplace is to the rear of the room and a doorway leads to the kitchen.

Kitchen/breakfast room - 23' 7'' x 9' 6'' (7.18m x 2.89m)

This is a charming rustic style cottage kitchen with a slate flag floor and carpenter built base cabinets with thick old work tops incorporating a Belfast sink with chromed mixer taps and a matching plate rack and spice shelf above. There are two slate cills beneath the upvc double glazed windows which look out to the rear yard. Splashbacks are tiled and there is a chimney breast with a recessed range cooker set into it with tiled splashbacks and an extractor hood and lights above. To either side of the chimney breast are shelves and there is room for a breakfast table for four. A door leads to the back stairs which rise from the kitchen and built in beneath the stairs is space for a fridge/freezer. There are two pendant light points and two LED downlighters by the cooker. A doorway leads out to the rear lobby.

Rear lobby - 7' 3'' x 4' 11'' (2.21m x 1.50m)

This is the entrance to the recent extension and it has a slate floor with underfloor heating, part painted plaster and part timber clad walls, a upvc double glazed wood effect door to the rear yard, space for boots and coats and doorways to the shower room and the large utility room.

Shower room - 7' 4'' x 3' 3'' (2.23m x 0.99m)

This room also has a slate flag floor with underfloor heating, a fitted shower cubicle with tiled walls and a glazed shower screen door, a wash hand basin with a vanitary cupboard and tiled splashbacks, a low level w.c., two LED downlighters and an extractor fan.

Utility room - 15' 2'' x 8' 7'' (4.62m x 2.61m)

A spacious room with a slate flag floor with underfloor heating, eight LED downlighters, an extractor fan and built in base and wall units with a grey slate effect work surface and a double bowl single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a dryer and there are plenty of cupboards. A wall mounted thermostat for the underfloor heating is wall mounted and there is a pair of upvc double glazed wood effect doors to the rear yard.

First floor landing

The staircase with turned and painted balusters leads to the first floor and the stairwell is protected by a matching balustrade. Stripped pine panelled doors lead to each room and a double glazed replacement sash window looks out over the Dartmoor countryside to the moor.

W.C.

This has a wood effect laminate floor, a low level w.c., a wash hand basin with a tiled splashback, a single panel radiator and a upvc double glazed obscure window.

Bedroom 1 - 12' 1'' x 12' 1'' (3.68m x 3.68m)

A front facing double room with a large double glazed sash window looking over the Dartmoor countryside to Meldon Hill and the moor. There is a central ceiling light point, a dado rail, an original cast iron fireplace and mantel and a double panel radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 11' 11'' x 11' 1'' (3.63m x 3.38m)

A front facing double bedroom with a great view to the moor across the Dartmoor countryside. There are four fitted pine shelves, a pendant light point and a double panel radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 10' 3'' x 11' 4'' (3.12m x 3.45m)

This is a rear facing double bedroom with a upvc double glazed sash window, a cast iron fireplace with a wooden surround and mantel, a pendant light point and a double panel radiator.

Shower room

This room has a roof skylight set into a shaft for natural light, a fully tiled shower with a glazed shower screen door, a built in thermostatic shower, an extractor fan and built in shelved linen cupboards with louvred doors.

Bathroom - 8' 11'' x 7' 2'' (2.72m x 2.18m)

This bathroom can be accessed either from the main landing or the back landing. It can be locked on either side so if there were a guest in the back Bedroom 4, they would be able to have a bathroom of their own. It is fitted with a white cast iron bath with tiled splashbacks and a shower/mixer tap, a pedestal wash hand basin, a slate effect laminate floor, a ceiling light point, a single panel radiator and a upvc double glazed obscure window.

Bedroom 4 - 10' 8'' x 10' 6'' (3.25m x 3.20m)

This double room has a upvc double glazed sash window, a double panel radiator and a latched lockable door to the office.

Office - 10' 6'' x 9' 11'' (3.20m x 3.02m)

This room also has level access to the garden terrace and it has been completely rebuilt by the present owners so that it is now a comfortable well insulated space with plenty of power points and a large upvc double glazed window and matching upvc double doors to the terrace. It has an oak floor, two LED downlighters and a mezzanine store shelf or sleeping platform.

Exterior

Front garden

The front garden sits on top of a granite wall which is topped by a hedgerow with the granite entrance steps in the centre and a level area to either side for sitting out and enjoying the views over the Dartmoor countryside. A pathway leads up the side of the house to the rear yard and the back garden.

Rear yard - 23' 9'' x 7' 8'' (7.23m x 2.34m)

Between the house and the utility room is a paved yard which has an exterior light and a tap and a bespoke steel spiral staircase to the terrace and garden above. The paved yard extends to a side gate access and to the wood store.

The garden - 43' x 35' 2'' (13.10m x 10.71m) plus barn and compost area

At the top of the spiral staircase is a large paved terrace which is built partially on the new ground floor extension The terrace is 24' x 21' (7.31m x 6.4m) and it has a matching bespoke metal balustrade and a view across to the countryside and the high moor at Kestor. To one side is a quarter circle of lawn and there are raised planters and a low granite retaining wall and steps to a slightly higher level lawned area with a wildlife pond. A rose arbour leads through to the compost area and barn.

Barn - 25' 4'' x 9' 4'' (7.72m x 2.84m)

This two storey structure is timber framed and clad with a corrugated metal exterior. There is an internal staircase to the first floor and there is power and light. To the south side of the barn is a compost area and a gated access to a rear path which leads to an adjacent accessway to the lane at the front of the house.

Council tax band

Band E

Services

Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.

Directions

From Fowlers front doors turn left and left again into High Street passing the Three Crowns and The Globe. At the junction turn right into New Street and walk along the street until the houses on the right side end at which point the road becomes Meldon Road. The third house on the left is No.10. Walk through the gate and up the granite steps to the front porch.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Meldon Road
Chagford TQ13 8BG
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000465
Philip Fowler
Fowlers Properties
 
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