3 Old Fire Station, Manor Road, Chagford £620,000

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  • A spacious detached home about 16 years old
  • Superb views to Meldon Hill and the moor from the terrace and garden
  • Double garage
  • Entrance hall
  • W.C. and utility room
  • Spacious living room with dining and kitchen areas
  • Studio/lounge
  • Three double bedrooms (one ensuite)
  • Family bath/shower room
  • All mains services, double glazing and well insulated

3 The Old Fire Station is a bright three bedroom detached home which has a level garden and front terrace with great views to the surrounding Dartmoor countryside and the moor. The property has three good size double bedrooms (one ensuite), a big family bathroom with a shower as well, a spacious living room with a sitting area and gas fired real flame effect stove, a kitchen and dining area, an entrance hall with a w.c. and a utility room and a separate studio/lounge. The house is well insulated, fully double glazed and centrally heated by mains gas. The garage is double size with an electric door and internal access from the house. Fowlers very strongly recommend viewing this excellent home.



3 The Old Fire Station is just three hundred metres from the bustling town square in the ancient Stannary Town of Chagford. The town has a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. There are surgeries for doctor, dentist and vet, a Parish church, Roman Catholic church and chapel, a Primary school, pre school and Montessori and an excellent library. The town is surrounded by countryside, riverside and moorland walks and the A30 dual carriageway is only about 5 miles and Exeter is approximately 20 miles.


Steps lead up from the drive to a gate and a level terrace with views, an aluminium front door sheltered beneath the eaves with obscure glazed panels, an exterior light and a gated access to the rear garden.

Entrance hall - 17' 1'' x 7' 10'' max (5.20m x 2.39m)

The hall is floored with oak effect Karndean and it has two ceiling light fixtures, a feature curved wall, a stainless steel and oak spiral staircase, a double glazed stairwell window, stairs up to the studio/lounge, a hardwood door to an internal staircase to the double garage and matching doors to the living room, utility room and w.c.


Fitted with a low level w.c., a wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, a double glazed window, a ceiling light point and Karndean flooring.

Studio/lounge - 16' 9'' x 13' 5'' (5.10m x 4.09m)

This room has great natural light with two double glazed velux windows and a velux balcony window, all of which have fitted blinds. A stainless steel balustrade is fitted to either side of the staircase from the hall and there are two ceiling light fixtures, an engineered timber floor and a double panel radiator.

Utility room - 8' 5'' x 5' 3'' (2.56m x 1.60m)

Fitted with a base cabinet with a worktop and tiled splashbacks, a single drainer stainless steel sink, a wall mounted Ferroli gas fired combi central heating boiler, a ceiling light point, an extractor fan, an engineered timber floor and a double glazed rear window.

Living room - 26' 3'' x 18' 4'' (7.99m x 5.58m)

A spacious and bright multi purpose room which enjoys excellent natural light through the broad aluminium bi-fold doors to the garden, the patio doors to the front terrace and an additional front window. It comprises sitting, dining and kitchen areas.

Sitting area - 16' 4'' x 16' (4.97m x 4.87m)

A pair of double glazed patio doors to the front terrace and front window let in plenty of light to this airy sitting space. There is a fitted contemporary style gas fired wood burner style stove, a Karndean wood effect floor, plenty of power points, a TV point, a central pendant light point and a curved half height separator wall to the kitchen. The sitting area opens into the dining area.

Dining area - 9' 3'' x 8' (2.82m x 2.44m)

The dining area opens to the garden thanks to the broad aluminium bi-fold doors which open across the whole area. There is a central ceiling light track for spotlights and access to the kitchen area.

Kitchen area - 10' 5'' x 9' 7'' (3.17m x 2.92m)

A smart modern kitchen which is 6 years old and finished in a light grey with panelled doors and a very good range of base and wall cabinets set above an extensive Corrian style work surface which has worktop lighting and an integral moulded 1½ bowl sink with a drainer and a mixer tap. A Lamona five burner gas hob is fitted with a stainless steel and glass cooker hood and light, an electric fan oven, thermostatic oven and grill and a wine cooler. Within the kitchen cabinets is a fitted waste bin, wine rack and concealed carousel shelves. Five LED ceiling mounted spotlights are fitted.

First floor landing

The landing is not cramped and it enjoys good natural lighting from a tall double glazed window set into the stairwell. The stainless steel and oak spiral staircase continues to the second floor landing. The airing cupboard is built in and has shelving and a single panel radiator. Hardwood doors lead to all rooms.

Bathroom - 9' 3'' x 9' (2.82m x 2.74m)

This is a fully tiled bathroom of a generous size with a white suite comprising a pine panelled corner bath which has a shower/mixer tap, a low level w.c., a porcelain basin set upon a porcelain top on a hardwood wash stand with a tower mixer tap and a large walk in shower with a curved shower screen and a fitted built in thermostatic shower with a rain shower head and a separate shower wand. An upright contemporary style plumbed radiator is wall mounted, there are three tiled display recesses with feature lighting, a shaver point and an obscure double glazed window to the rear.

Bedroom 1 - 15' x 13' 1'' (4.57m x 3.98m)

This spacious main bedroom has a broad double glazed window to the front and a matching side window with a view to the moor and Kestor. The room is big enough for a super king size bed and plenty of other bedroom furniture and there is a double panel radiator, a central ceiling light, a TV point and telephone point, a fitted carpet and a door to the ensuite shower room.

Ensuite shower room - 8' 1'' x 8' 4'' max (2.46m x 2.54m)

A fully tiled shower room with a ceiling spotlight, extractor fan, two dual fuel heated towel rails and a velux double glazed skylight with a fitted Venetian blind. The shower is double size with a glazed panel and sliding door and a built in thermostatic shower and there is a low level w.c. and a wall mounted cabinet with drawers and an elegant white porcelain basin and mixer tap mounted on top.

Bedroom 2 - 13' 4'' x 12' 8'' (4.06m x 3.86m)

This is a bright room with two double glazed windows and a view to the Dartmoor countryside and Kestor. It is large enough to host a whole wall of freestanding wardrobes and still have space for a king size bed and a dressing table. It has a TV point, telephone point, fitted carpet and a double panel radiator.

Second floor landing

The stainless steel spiral staircase rises to a landing which is floored with an oak laminate and which has a stainless steel balustrade, and a velux skylight is fitted with a Venetian blind. A hardwood door leads to bedroom 3.

Bedroom 3 - 15' 8'' x 12' 6'' (4.77m x 3.81m)

This is a large third bedroom with space for a super king size bed and chests of drawers. There are two double glazed velux skylights with fitted Venetian blinds and a gable end double glazed window with a view to Meldon Hill. A double panel radiator and carpet are fitted.


Double garage - 16' 11'' x 19' 2'' (5.15m x 5.84m)

An electric metal framed up and over door leads into the garage from the drive and a set of stairs lead up to the hallway. It has a painted concrete floor, power, water and light.

Front terrace - 20' 7'' x 16' 8'' (6.27m x 5.08m)

Set behind a low granite parapet wall with westerly views across the edge of town to the Dartmoor countryside. It is paved and has an exterior light beneath the eaves canopy over the front door. A pathway leads to the garden.

Garden - 37' x 42' 7'' max (11.27m x 12.97m)

This is a triangular south facing garden space with a large non slip deck up against the house where the bi-fold doors are situated. It enjoys views across the edge of town to Meldon Hill, Gidleigh Forest and Cawsand Beacon. The beds are planted with flowering perennials and the garden is bounded by timber fencing. A path to the rear of the house leads to the rear terrace.

Rear terrace - 17' x 16' 8'' (5.18m x 5.08m)

The path to the rear and the terrace are surfaced with the same decking as the main garden. There is a wooden tool shed.


Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.

Council tax band

Band F


From Fowlers double doors walk to the top of The Square and then turn right and walk across the top of The Square into Mill Street. Continue along Mill Street and bear left into Manor Road. About 50 metres along the road on the left is the tarmac drive that is The Old Fire Station. No.3 is the house at the far end.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Manor Road
Chagford TQ13 8AS
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000490
Philip Fowler
Fowlers Properties
  01647 433595