Buckland Monachorum

Standing at the top of the village

Guide of 185,000 Freehold

Located 'top of the village' with unusually extensive views from front and rear over a fine landscape, a former Devon village home standing in this sought after village.

 
The well-proportioned accommodation extends to approx. 828sqft and is set over 2 floors. Entrance to the property is through a UPvc door into a hall with stairs to the upstairs accommodation and a doorway through to the living room.  The bright living room has a window overlooking the front garden and benefits from a Woodwarm woodburning stove.  A door then leads to the kitchen at the rear of the property with a window overlooking the garden and offering views of the village, village church and surrounding countryside. This well-lit space offers plenty of storage from the attractive white floor and eyelevel units as well as a gas range cooker. The utility is located next to the kitchen and houses the Worcester gas boiler, which was installed 3 years ago, as well as plumbing and space for a washing machine and access to the rear garden and adjoining downstairs cloakroom.
 
The properties enviable views are particularly apparent from the upstairs where the three bedrooms and a family bathroom are accessed via a central landing. Bedroom 2 and Bedroom 3 enjoy views to the rear of the property overlooking the village and countryside beyond while bedroom 1 benefits from far reaching views of the pastoral countryside.
Outside there is a small front garden partially enclosed by hedgerow with useful access to the rear garden via a shared pathway.  The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with a good sized patio and two timber sheds (8' x 6' and 4' by 3').
 
Agents note - This property has to be sold to buyer(s) who have lived or worked in Devon for three years prior to purchasing. 
 
Situation - Historic Buckland Monachorum centres around a Norman church and the sixteenth century Drake Manor Inn. Located on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park, it offers easy access by foot and public transport (see below) to open moorland. It is also a short walk from the nationally significant (OFSTED 'outstanding' rated) St. Andrews Primary School. There are attractions on the doorstep with The Garden House, renowned in horticulture, just 0.7 miles distant, and National Trust owned Buckland Abbey 1.2 miles to the south. 
 
Villages - Crapstone 1.2 miles, Yelverton 3.1 miles ; Town - Tavistock 7 miles; City - Plymouth 11.7 miles. Derriford Hospital - 8.2 miles. 
 
Buses - Regular Buckland Monachorum to Yelverton shuttle; from Yelverton buses at approx. 20 minute intervals to Plymouth and Tavistock. 
 
Services - Mains gas; water; electricity and drainage. Mains gas central heating and uPVC double glazing. 
 
Local Authority - West Devon Borough Council. 
 
Postcode/SATNAV - PL20 7ND OS map ref. - SX4868 Tenure - Freehold 
 
Council Tax - Band 'C' £ 1,511.54 per annum payable for 2016-17. 
 
EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) - www.epcregister.com Domestic EPC register reference: 8503-8744-0920-6006-9883. Energy Efficiency Rating band D-62.
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE: No description of information given by John Colton  or his employees, whether or not in these particulars and whether written or verbal about the property or its condition or its value may be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract, nor shall they merge in any offer of contract which may hereafter be made between the sellers or lessors and the recipient of the information. The photographs show only certain parts of the property at the time they were taken. Any areas, measurements or distances given are approximate only.