The Retreat, 6 Station Road, Moretonhampstead £345,000

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  • A spacious detached Victorian home
  • Mains gas central heating and double glazing
  • Four bedrooms
  • Bathroom and separate w.c.
  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting room with working fireplace
  • Dining room/study
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Courtyard garden
  • Useful granite storage barn

6 Station Road is a detached Victorian home with high ceilings and original coving, a spacious hall, a sitting room with the original working fireplace, a dining room/study and a kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor. Upstairs there is a landing, four double bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate w.c. The house is in good decorative condition and it is centrally heated by mains gas and has full replacement double glazing to all but one window. At the rear of the house is a sunny enclosed courtyard with private access to part of a granite barn for storage. This house has not been on the market for 40 years and must be viewed to be properly appreciated. Fowlers strongly recommend viewing.



6 Station Road is just a short walk from both the town car park and the bustling town square in this thriving moorland town. Moretonhampstead has a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, surgeries for doctor, dentist and vet, a primary school and pre school, a library and arts centre. There are good sports facilities with a sports centre, a football pitch, tennis club, bowling club, a skate park, two children's play parks and an open air swimming pool in the summertime. The town is surrounded by excellent country walks and there is a cycle track to Bovey Tracey. The A30 and A38 are equidistant at approximately 8 miles and the city of Exeter is approximately 12 miles.

Entrance hall - 19' 1'' x 5' 11'' (5.81m x 1.80m)

The double glazed multi locking front door has a double glazed top panel and leads into this bright and spacious hall which has a staircase to the first floor with white painted balusters, panelled doors to all rooms, moulded ceiling coving, two double panel radiators, a wall mounted central heating thermostat and an understairs storage area with light, meter and circuit breaker box and a radiator. At the end of the hall is a corridor to the side door and kitchen/breakfast room.

Sitting room - 15' x 13' 10'' (4.57m x 4.21m)

This is a generous room with a large upvc double glazed sash window letting in plenty of light, an original working Victorian marble fireplace with ceramic tiled returns and a cast iron grate, original moulded coving, picture rails, one large double and one single panel radiator, a satellite TV point, two sets of floor recessed double power points and six other power points.

Dining room/study - 12' 3'' x 9' 11'' (3.73m x 3.02m)

This room has a upvc double glazed sash window looking out to the courtyard at the rear, a non functioning cast iron fireplace and mantel in marble and steel, picture rails, a pendant light point, a hardwood floor, a double panel radiator, a satellite TV point and three double and one single power points.

Kitchen/breakfast room - 11' 7'' x 9' 10'' (3.53m x 2.99m)

This is a well proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with a high ceiling and a large rear facing upvc double glazed sash window looking out to the courtyard. A fluorescent light is ceiling mounted and there is a pendant light point above the position for a dining table. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall units with tiled splashbacks and roll top wood effect work surfaces incorporating a four burner gas hob and a two and a half bowl stainless steel sink. There is a fitted Stoves double oven and electric grill, a wall mounted Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, space for a free standing fridge freezer and an older oak effect laminate floor.

First floor landing

The staircase rises to the landing and then to the L-shaped corridor that serves all rooms. There is a single glazed side window on the landing, original pine cladding to the wall, panelled doors to all rooms and a pendant light point. Access to the loft is via a hatch in the corridor which has a loft ladder and is partially boarded.

Bedroom 1 - 10' 7'' x 15' 5'' (3.22m x 4.70m)

A bright 'L' shaped room with plenty of space for a king size bed, a pendant light point, a wall mounted spotlight and a upvc double glazed sash window.

Bedroom 3 - 11' 11'' x 9' 11'' (3.63m x 3.02m)

This is a rear facing double room with a upvc double glazed sash window overlooking the courtyard. It has a pine clad wall, fitted matching wardrobes with sliding doors a hanging rail and shelving, ceiling mounted spotlights, a double panel radiator and a former fireplace recess.

Bedroom 2 - 12' x 9' 4'' (3.65m x 2.84m)

A rear facing double room with a upvc double glazed sash window overlooking the courtyard. There is a pendant light point, a double panel radiator and a built in shelved linen cupboard with an electric heating element.

Bedroom 4 - 10' 1'' x 8' 11'' (3.07m x 2.72m)

This is a front facing double room with a upvc double glazed sash window, bare floor boards, a pendant light point and a double panel radiator.


A door leads to a step down from the landing. There is a low level w.c. and a upvc double glazed side window.


This has a white bath with a grey painted panelled side, tiled shower splashbacks, a shower curtain rail and an electric Mira shower unit. There is a pedestal wash hand basin, a upvc double glazed window and a wall mounted infra red heater.


Covered side passage - 24' 6'' x 3' 1'' (7.46m x 0.94m)

A private gate from Station Road leads to the side of No 6 to a door into this covered section of passage. There is also a door from the hall corridor into it. It is a useable storage space and has access to the laundry area which has power, light and plumbing and to the courtyard through a multi paned door at the rear.

Courtyard - 18' 5'' x 9' 2'' (5.61m x 2.79m)

This is an attractive courtyard with space for a Bistro set and with brick built planters for a Cotoneaster, Jasmine, Hydrangea and a young Wisteria. The base of the ground is original brick paving and the walls are white washed. A granite step leads up into the storage barn.

Storage barn - 15' 2'' x 10' 1'' (4.62m x 3.07m)

No.6 enjoys ownership of part of an outbuilding at the rear of the courtyard. It is a separated segment of a larger building and it is granite walled with a cobbled and concrete floor, power, light and a mezzanine storage area reached by ladder. No 6 has sole use of its segment of the storage barn with a door from the courtyard.

Council tax band

Band C


Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.


From the sitting area on the cobbled town square walk to the corner of The White Hart Hotel and turn right into Station Road. Walk past the length of the hotel and 6 Station Road is the next property.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
6 Station Road
Moretonhampstead TQ13 8NQ
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000467
Philip Fowler
Fowlers Properties
  01647 433595