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This charming detached Victorian villa built in 1880, has been improved and refurbished to offer 21st Century facilities whilst retaining its considerable character with panelled doors, picture rails and tall ceilings. It is set within a large plot with off street parking for 3 or 4 cars, a garage with an Electric Vehicle charging point, a detached barn with development potential (subject to planning), a walled garden and a charming multi level garden to the side with views. The house has two reception rooms with traditional bay windows and views to the countryside, a large kitchen/breakfast room, a utility room and lobby and a downstairs w.c. Upstairs is a bright landing, a family bathroom, a master bedroom with an ensuite shower room and two further double bedrooms. The attic is very spacious and has two velux windows and great potential as a bedroom with ensuite. The property has mains gas central heating and all the other mains services and it has been double glazed throughout. Fowlers strongly recommend viewing this delightful home to truly appreciate all it has to offer.
32 Pound Street enjoys views over the very edge of town to the Dartmoor countryside of the Wray Valley yet it is only about 150 paces from the bustling centre of this charming Dartmoor town. Moretonhampstead offers a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, a doctors and a dentists surgery, a veterinary surgery, a library and a pre school and primary school. There is a parish church and chapel, cafes, pubs and restaurants. The town is surrounded by countryside and nearby moorland walks, Exeter is only 12 miles away along the B3212 and the A30 and A38 are equidistant at about 8 miles.
An attractive traditional porch with a slate roof, stained glass in the panelled front door and side windows, a timber clad ceiling with a pendant light, two hardwood shelves, a fitted door mat and a granite threshold with a panelled and part glazed front door to the entrance hall.
The hallway widens at the far end where the stairs to the first floor are situated and it has two pendant lights, picture rails, two single panel radiators and a useful understairs storage area with an electrical circuit breaker box and meters. Traditional panelled doors lead to the sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and the attached single garage.
This room has traditional style double glazed wooden sashes in a bay window and enjoys a view to the countryside over the edge of town. It has a coved ceiling, picture rails, a pendant light point and a large double panel radiator.
A charming, bright room with wooden double glazed sash windows in a bay looking out to the countryside, a coved ceiling, picture rails, a painted wood effect floor and a fireplace with a fitted cast iron gas coal effect grate, tiled insets, a slate hearth and a painted wooden fireplace surround and mantel. There are two wall light points, a telephone point, TV and satellite points and two double panel radiators.
This room has three double glazed Upvc windows, three cast iron radiators, oak flooring, coved ceilings, eight down lighters and four wall mounted spotlights.
The kitchen is fitted with real wood bespoke cabinets in a fashionable grey painted finish with cupboards and drawers and roll top granite work surfaces with an oak wooden section, solid oak floorboards and hand made ceramic tiles splash backs. There is a double bowl stainless steel sink with carved drainers to either side and a mixer tap, a built in Bosch double oven and grill, an AEG glass halogen hob with a stainless steel splash back and a matching cooker hood and light. There is space for a built in dishwasher. A cast iron radiator is floor mounted and a pine panelled door leads to the utility room.
This area has ample space for a large dining table, a pair of floor to ceiling built in pine cupboards, a cast iron radiator, a large Upvc double glazed door to the exterior with a mat well and a multi paned door to the inner lobby.
A Upvc double glazed window with an oak cill looks out to the front of the house and a double glazed panelled door leads out to the rear yard. The floor is terracotta tiled and there are built in solid pine base and wall units with slate roll top work surfaces and space for an automatic washing machine and drier. There is a ceiling mounted spotlight cluster and a Velux double glazed skylight. This is an ideal area for wet dogs, wellies and coats.
The Upvc double glazed window looks out to the cobbled path and garden at the side of the house. Splashbacks are tiled with hand made ceramics and there is a Belfast sink with chromed mixer taps and cupboards beneath. The floor is solid oak, there is a single panelled radiator and a ceiling light point.
A panelled painted door leads into the w.c. which has a low level w.c., oak floor, a ceiling mounted downlighter, and a pine cupboard concealing a Vaillant gas central heating boiler. A upvc double glazed window is fitted.
A dog leg staircase leads to the first floor passing a half landing with a large Upvc double glazed side window, a built in display case and painted balusters and handrails. On the first floor landing is a white balustrade, a single panel radiator, pine panelled doors to all rooms and a built in airing cupboard with an insulated hot water cylinder, immersion heater, central heating timer and shelving. A loft hatch with a ladder leads to the attic which has considerable potential and a staircase could be fitted to enable easy attic access.
A large wooden double glazed sash window looks out over the edge of town to the countryside. the ceiling is coved and there are two ceiling light points, an original cast iron fireplace (non working), one single and one double panelled radiator and a part glazed panelled door to the ensuite shower room.
The ensuite has a large tiled shower with a built in chromed thermostatic power shower with a rainshower head and shower wand. There is a broad porcelain basin with chromed mixer taps which sits on a chromed frame, a low level w.c. with a concealed cistern, a heated towel rail/radiator, a ceramic floor, a fitted extractor fan, two LED downlighters and a wall light point above the basin. A upvc obscure double glazed window faces to the rear.
A bright front facing room with two traditional style double glazed sash windows looking over the town edge to the countryside. The ceiling is coved, there is a pendant light point, one wall light point and a double panel radiator.
A double room with a rear facing Upvc double glazed window, a coved ceiling, a pendant light point, an original (non working) cast iron fireplace and a TV point. There is ample space for a freestanding wardrobe.
This bathroom has a white bath with painted timber side panel and a fitted chromed shower/mixer tap and a shower above. A white porcelain basin is set into a cabinet with tiled splashbacks and a wall light point above. The low level w.c. has a concealed cistern and there are two obscure upvc double glazed windows, a chromed towel rail/radiator, a ceramic floor and two LED downlighters.
A spacious attic with a high ceiling and loads of potential. It has two fitted velux double glazed skylights, a fitted ladder and a soil pipe and hot water connection already in place. A staircase could be fitted that would rise into the tallest part of the attic.
Traditional double doors lead in from the cobbled driveway, the floor is concrete, there is eaves storage and a personal door to the exterior. Power and light is fitted including a control panel for the Electric Vehicle charging point.
A two storey granite barn with considerable potential and built of granite and brick beneath a slate roof. It has two doors set into the front elevation. The ground floor has a concrete floor. It has power and light and an internal staircase to the first floor studio. Upstairs there are four Velux double glazed skylights, three wall mounted windows allowing in lots of natural light, two wall mounted electric panel radiators and a sink with cold water connected. A glazed hatch door leads out to the walled garden at the rear. There is power and light and a good solid floor.
A granite wall and posts with metal railings comprise the front boundary and there are two vehicular openings leading onto the cobbled driveway with parking for two or three vehicles. There is access to the single garage and to a pair of wooden gates into the side garden. A tiled path leads up to the front door and there is a low granite retaining wall to either side topped with a hedge.
To the side and immediate rear of the property is a cobbled driveway and yard with double gates from the front garden and parking. The cobbled path leads up to the barn and also leads to a side path to the walled garden at the rear. Behind the house is a concrete paved drying area and a bin storage area as well as a greenhouse measuring 8'5"x4'3"/2.56x1.29 and two brick built sheds measuring 9'7"x7'5"/2.92x2.26 and 4'11"x3'5"/1.49x1.04. The sheds have power and light. Immediately outside the breakfast room door is a decked patio which catches the evening summer sun and this has an adjacent wall mounted wall light. The garden to the western side of the house is set upon granite retaining walls and is on two levels, both of which are mainly grassed and which enjoy views to the countryside beyond the edge of town. On the eastern side of the house is a concrete path which leads to the front which has granite retaining walls with shrubs and hedges for additional privacy.
This garden is at an elevated height at the rear of the property but is level. It enjoys excellent natural light throughout the year and has a 'secret garden' feel to it. It has a tall granite wall to the rear which gets warmed by the sun and trained along its south elevation are fruit trees. On the eastern boundary are mature hedgerows for privacy and on the western boundary is a modern close boarded fence which is mostly screened by mature shrubs and hedges. The garden is mostly laid to lawn but has a raised salad bed, flowering shrubs and borders, an exterior power point and a rain water collection system.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
From the cobbled town square walk towards the Co Op supermarket and immediately opposite you will see Pound Street. Walk into Pound Street and continue for about 150 paces and when you come to Mount Pleasant on your right, the house on the corner set behind railings and with its own cobbled parking is No.32.