Shilstone Lane, Throwleigh £565,000

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  • Hedgerows
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  • Kitchen
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  • Bathroom
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  • Bedroom 3
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  • En-suite
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  • Garden
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  • Garden
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  • Patio
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  • Garden
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  • Sitting Room
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  • Bedroom 1
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  • Bedroom 3
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  • Bathroom
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  • Hallway
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  • Study
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  • Bedroom 2
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  • Kitchen
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  • Front of house
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  • A detached single storey home with rural views
  • Sitting room
  • Study
  • Kitchen/dining room with bi-fold doors
  • New family bathroom and w.c.
  • Master bedroom with new ensuite shower room and dressing room
  • Two further bedrooms (one ensuite)
  • Garage/utility room
  • Oil fired central heating and partial underfloor heating
  • Lovely gardens front and rear

Built in the 1920s, Hedgerows is a detached granite single storey three bedroom home which has been extended and tastefully modernised to offer very comfortable family accommodation which is fully centrally heated and double glazed. It has a lovely garden with a beautiful view to the moor over fields and there is parking for four to five cars. The present owners have extensively improved the property to include rewiring, a new ensuite shower and dressing room, a new family bathroom and a relocated and spacious kitchen/dining room with bi-fold doors to the patio, garden and view.


Rooms

Situation

Shilstone Lane is a residential country lane rising from the pretty village of Throwleigh. There are footpaths within just a few hundred yards and half a mile away up the lane is the open moor. The property enjoys a beautiful view both to the front and to the rear across the moor looking towards Cosdon Beacon. Throwleigh has a parish church, a nearby pub and village hall and is a very pleasant rural community. School buses serve the village for both primary and senior schooling. The ancient stannary town of Chagford is just 3 miles away, Okehampton is just 6 miles, Exeter is approximately 20 miles and the A30 dual carriageway is only 31/2 miles.

Entrance porch

A panelled and part glazed bow fronted door leads into the entrance porch which has wainscotting on one side to waist height, a pine clad ceiling, an oak glazed inner door to the hall, a single panel radiator and a granite step up to the hall.

Entrance hall

The corridor hall has oak doors to all rooms, three ceiling mounted downlighters, an oak and part glazed door to the kitchen/dining room and to the living rooms, four double glazed side windows facing east with hardwood trimmed sills and two new contemporary style radiators.

Study - 11' 9'' x 8' 10'' (3.58m x 2.69m)

This is a front facing room with a double glazed window with a pine sill, view to fields across the lane, two LED downlighters, a telephone point, oak flooring and a double panel radiator.

Sitting room - 13' 3'' x 18' 4'' (4.04m x 5.58m)

This charming sitting room has a granite fireplace with a granite hearth and a woodburning stove with a lined flue. The room is laid with an oak floor and has a large double glazed bay window to the front looking out to the garden and across to the fields opposite. The ceiling is coved, there are four fitted ceiling LED downlighters, a double panel radiator, a double glazed door to the garden looking to the moor and a further oak door to the master bedroom.

Master bedroom - 13' 11'' x 12' 6'' (4.24m x 3.81m)

This front facing room has a double glazed window overlooking the garden and across the lane to fields, an oak floor, a coved ceiling, two double panel radiators, a central ceiling light point, ample power points, a T.V. point and oak doors to the ensuite dressing room and shower room.

Shower room

This part of a new extension to the house and features a stylish modern shower room with a fully tiled shower cubicle with two further glazed walls and a built in thermostatic rain shower head and wand. There are two extractors/lights above and four other downlighters. A contemporary design low level w.c. with a concealed cistern has recessed shelving above and an adjacent electric heated towel rail. Along one entire wall is a built in vanity unit with a tiled top and cupboards and a contemporary style basin with a full width mirror above. The floor is fully tiled with underfloor heating and there is a double glazed window looking out to the garden.

Dressing room

An oak door leads into the dressing room which is also floored with oak with underfloor heating and which has built in shelving, hanging rails and three ceiling mounted downlighters.

Bedroom 2 - 13' 7'' x 9' 1'' (4.14m x 2.77m)

This bedroom has two double glazed windows with hardwood trimmed sills, an oak floor, a double panel radiator, a pendant light point and one downlighter and a built in double wardrobe with top cupboards.

Bathroom

Newly fitted with an oak entrance door and a contemporary style bath with side mounted taps and a fitted shower wand. There is a top lit recessed basin with vanity cupboards beneath and a low level w.c. with a concealed cistern. The room is tiled to chest height and has a chromed electric heated towel rail, four LED downlighters and a double glazed window to the side.

Kitchen/dining room - 18' 7'' x 12' 2'' (5.66m x 3.71m)

Oak steps with chrome finished oak handrails lead down from the hallway through the oak glazed door to this superb kitchen/dining room. This is also a great family room and has bi-fold double glazed doors which open out to the patio and garden and from where you can enjoy the superb view to Cosdon Beacon. There is a further double glazed side window beneath which a sink unit is set into the stone work surfaces which have matching splashbacks and six wall mounted light points above. The kitchen cabinets are finished in a high gloss grey and there are matching grey splashbacks above the propane gas range which has a stainless steel and glass hood/light above. The cabinets have a pull out recycling bay, fitted carousel shelves and other pull out larder shelves and a fitted dishwasher. The room has ample space for a large dining table and chairs and a ceramic tiled floor with electric underfloor heating. A door leads to a small rear lobby.

Rear lobby

This has a tiled floor, a double glazed exterior door and panelled doors to the w.c., bedroom 3 and the garage/laundry.

W.C.

This is tiled to chest height, has a low level w.c., a corner basin, tiled flooring and a fitted single panel radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 9' 1'' x 16' 4'' (2.77m x 4.97m)

A pretty room with a large double glazed bay window and a glorious view across the garden to the moor. The floor is laid with oak, there is a double panel radiator, a painted wood ceiling, exposed ceiling truss and a panelled door to the ensuite shower room.

Ensuite shower room

This has fully tiled walls, a low level w.c., a vanity unit with two wall light points above and a shaver point. There is a fully tiled cubicle with folding glazed doors, a vinyl tiled floor, a plumbed heated towel rail, an extractor fan and a double glazed side window.

Garage/laundry - 15' 0'' x 9' 7'' (4.57m x 2.92m)

This room has a pair of double oak doors to the front and is currently fitted with cabinets with a corian work surface and a double bowl composite sink. The Worcester oil fired central heating boiler is floor mounted and there is space for an automatic washing machine and dryer. Storage cupboards are built in, the floor is laid with an ‘oak’ laminate and there is a double glazed side window.

Front garden

At the front of the property there is a large granite retaining wall within which is the visibility splay and entrance to the driveway which is large enough for parking 4-5 cars including the gravelled area in front of the house. The house has painted granite walls and there are granite raised walls behind which is a lawn which has shaped flower borders with shrubbery containing rhododendrons and camellias. There are granite standing stones, a gravelled path at the front of the house and a view to the fields on the opposite side of the lane.

Rear garden

A lovely rear garden enjoying a glorious view to the moor at Cosdon. Immediately outside the bi-fold doors from the kitchen there is a paved patio which is west facing, a lawn, a pergola with a larger paved barbecue patio, a wild section of garden and a further gravelled patio outside the bay window to bedroom 3. There is a step down to the vegetable garden and there is also a deck upon which there is a hot tub.

Shed - 13' 4'' x 9' 0'' (4.06m x 2.74m)

This timber shed has power and light connected and is an ideal workshop.

Services

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil by contract.

Council Tax Band

E

Directions

From Fowlers drive to the top of the Square and turn right into Mill Street. After about 150 metres take the right fork which is a continuation of Mill Street. Drive down the hill through the granite cutting and at the next crossroads bear right driving through the bollards and over the granite factory bridge and the next set of bollards. Drive up the hill and after about a mile at the Waye Cross junction turn left. Follow this lane for about 11/2 miles down into the valley at Blackaton, up past the old school and the chapel and then take the next right turn. This lane drops down and passes the Northmore Arms and if you stay on the lane after about 3/4 mile you will enter Throwleigh by the stone cross. Turn left towards the church and then left again onto Shilstone Lane. Hedgerows is on the right less than a 1/4 mile up the lane.


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Name Location Type Distance
Shilstone Lane
Throwleigh EX20 2HX
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00000094
Jayne Woof
Fowlers Estate Agents
 
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