This outstanding country residence approaching 7 acres, features a detached, 4 bedroom (1 en-suite), PVCu double glazed, LPG centrally heated, bungalow with PV solar panels, nestling in lovely gardens with some outstanding views stretching to Dartmoor. Large range of outbuildings including a double garage, block built studio/workshop, useful 30ft store shed, 2 well built general purpose agricultural sheds, and a "tumble-down" former blacksmith's workshop. The bungalow sits in almost 1.5 acres of level gardens with a small paddock, and an immediately adjoining 5.5 acre field with separate road access. Great rural location between Holsworthy/Okehampton/Launceston, and available with no onward chain. EPC=C
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (all measurements are approximate):-
OPEN FRONTED ENTRANCE PORCH Courtesy light. PVCu double glazed entrance door leading to:
SPACIOUS ENTRANCE RECEPTION HALL 'L'-shaped with fitted carpet. Dado rail. Telephone point. 2 radiators. Access to insulated and partly boarded loft space with ladder and light.
CLOAKROOM Fully tiled walls and floor. Opaque PVCu double glazed window. Low level WC. Wash hand basin.
LIVING ROOM 14' x 12'3" (4.27m x 3.73m). Fitted carpet. PVCu double glazed window. Radiator. Sliding Patio doors. Wall light. TV point. "Yeoman" woodburning stove set on a slate hearth with wood surround, and mantle.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17'3" (5.26m) narrowing to 15'4" (4.67m) x 13'11" (4.24m). 2 PVCu double glazed windows with stunning distant countryside views to Dartmoor. Wall and base units with roll-edge worktop, and tiled splashbacking. 1 1/2 bowl sink. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. "AEG" ceramic hob with stainless steel splashback. "Belling" double oven. Integrated fridge freezer. Under-counter electric heater. Space for table and chairs. Vinyl floor. Radiator. Shelved alcove. Shelved storage cupboard. PVCu double glazed door to:
CONSERVATORY 14'8" x 7'8" (4.47m x 2.34m). This can be accessed from both the Living Room and the Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Ceramic tiled floor. Wall lights. Sliding Patio doors.
UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 11'11" x 9'6" (max) (3.63m x 2.9m (max)). (Formally Bedroom 5). Vinyl floor. Wall and base units with stainless steel sink. Wall mounted "Worcester" LPG boiler. PVCu double glazed window. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for further appliances. Solar panel controls (which were installed in May 2015, and provide an approximate income of £650 per year).
REAR HALL PVCu double glazed door. Tiled floor. Door leading to the main Entrance Hall.
BEDROOM 1 14'4" x 11'11" (max) (4.37m x 3.63m (max)). Fitted carpet. Radiator. PVCu double glazed window with views over the garden to countryside beyond.
EN-SUITE Vinyl floor. Low level WC. Wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below, and vanity light. Corner shower with electric "Mira Sport" shower. Spotlights. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 12'10" x 10'10" (3.91m x 3.3m). Fitted carpet. Radiator. 2 PVCu double glazed windows.
BEDROOM 3 12'9" x 9'11" (max) (3.89m x 3.02m (max)). PVCu double glazed window. Built-in mirrored wardrobes. Radiator.
BEDROOM 4/DINING ROOM 12'9" x 11'11" (3.89m x 3.63m). Fitted carpet. Radiator. PVCu double glazed window.
BATHROOM 12' x 8'6" (3.66m x 2.6m). Fitted carpet. Bath with "Mira" shower over, and folding screen. Fully tiled walls. Low level WC. Bidet. Wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Opaque PVCu double glazed window. "Dimplex" electric wall mounted heater. Good sized airing cupboard with low level heaters, hanging rail, and shelves.
OUTSIDE Perfectly named "Longacre", the property does actually extends to some 1.4 acres. The lovely level landscaped formal gardens comprise expansive lawns with a great collection of trees and shrubs giving a "parkland" ambience. 2 aluminium framed greenhouses. Summerhouse. Paved patio. Productive vegetable plots. Immediately adjoining the western end of the formal gardens is a small PADDOCK which is well fenced and gated, notable for the particularly well laid hedges running along 2 sides. Useful outbuildings include:
DOUBLE GARAGE 18' x 18' (5.49m x 5.49m). Block built. Concrete floor. Light and power connected. 2 up and over doors.
ADJOINING LEAN-TO ALUMINIUM FRAMED CONSERVATORY
BLOCK BUILT WORKSHOP/STUDIO Overall 17' (5.18m) x 11' (3.35m). Currently partitioned into 2. Concrete floor. Power connected. Windows to side and rear.
GENERAL PURPOSE STORE SHED 30' x 17' (9.14m x 5.18m). Timber framed construction with box profile cladding under a pitched roof. Light and power connected.
THE LAND From the western end of the paddock, a stone path with small footbridge and pond meanders through a very pleasant corner and gives foot access to the adjoining land. This comprises a level/gently sloping field extending to about 5.5 acres, being bordered by well maintained Devon banks/fencing. Inlaid along one side is a naturally fed drinking trough which provides a good source during most of the year.
THE OUTBUILDINGS Approached from the road via a timber 5 bar gate onto a stone track, these comprise:
AGRICULTURAL SHED 35' x 28' (10.67m x 8.53m). Very substantially timber framed built with box profile cladding. Skylights. Stone floor. A pair of 10ft full height gates, with a total width of 14ft, give excellent access. 1500 litre water butt collecting rain water.
GENERAL PURPOSE AGRICULTURAL SHED 24' x 22' (7.32m x 6.7m). With a height of 12ft max to the apex of the roof. Timber clad under a pitched box profile roof with skylights. Earth/stone floor. Full width timber clad/metal doors.
Interestingly, between these 2 modern outbuildings is a:
VERY OLD TUMBLEDOWN STONE/COB/GALVANISED IRON FORMER BLACKSMITH'S WORKSHOP Measuring very approximately 16' (4.88m) x 12' (3.66m). which has separate pedestrian gate access.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Solar panels producing an income of approximately £650 per annum.
COUNCIL BAND Band 'E' (please note this council band may be subject to reassessment).
EPC RATING Rating C.
From Holsworthy proceed on the A388 Launceston road for approximately 3 miles and upon reaching Clawton, turn left signed Ashwater. After approximately 1.5 miles, upon reaching Sprys Shop Cross, turn right signed Ashwater/Broadwoodwidger. Continue along this road for approximately 4 miles, following the signs to Broadwoodwidger. Pass through Ashmill and upon reaching Reservoir Cross turn right. Proceed along this road for approximately 1 mile where Longacre will be found on the left hand side, at Middlecott Cross, with a Bond Oxborough Phillips 'For Sale' notice clearly displayed.