Detached bungalow for sale in Manor Drive, Chagford, Newton Abbot TQ13

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Property features

  • A detached single storey home with superb views
  • Close to countryside walks * Parking and a single garage
  • Entrance hall * Shower room/w.C.
  • Kitchen/breakfast room * Split level living and dining room
  • Three bedrooms
  • Terrace * Garden with views
  • All mains services
  • Double glazed to most windows
  • Gas central heating

Property description

6 Manor Drive is a bright detached home with glorious Dartmoor views from the living room, kitchen, garden and terrace. The property is about 40 years old and is double glazed to virtually all windows with mains gas fired central heating. The accommodation is spacious with an entrance hall, shower/cloakroom, a kitchen/breakfast room, a big split level sitting/dining room, a large bathroom and three bedrooms. Outside at the front is a paved terrace with a super view and a large hillside garden, also with superb views. There is a single garage and parking for two to three cars.

Manor Drive is at the very edge of Chagford and No 6 has superb views to Meldon Hill, countryside and the high moor, yet is less than a quarter of a mile to the bustling town square where there is a wide variety of day to day and specialist shops, cafes, tea rooms and pubs. Chagford has a primary school, pre school and Montessori, a parish church, Roman Catholic church and chapel and surgeries for doctors, dentists and vets. Surrounding the town are moorland, riverside and countryside walks and there are excellent sports facilities with a football and cricket pitch with pavilion, a bowling club, tennis club, skate park and an open air swimming pool in the summertime. The A30 dual carriageway is just 5 miles away and Exeter is approximately 20 miles.

Entrance porch
The front door is to the side of the house and is deeply recessed into a covered porch which has a large glazed window to the hall and a panelled front door with a carriage lamp to the side.

Entrance hall - 7' 8'' x 5' 10'' (2.34m x 1.78m)
The hallway has a white ceramic tiled floor, single glazed side panels and a painted panelled front door, a single radiator and doors to bedroom 3, the cloakroom/shower room and the kitchen/breakfast room.

Cloakroom - 8' 7'' x 5' 11'' (2.61m x 1.80m)
This is fitted with a large glazed shower cubicle with sliding doors and a built in thermostatic shower and fully tiled walls. There is an electric heated towel rail, a Upvc double glazed obscure glazed window, ceiling coving, an extractor fan, a low level w.C. And a vanity unit with a white basin and mixer taps. There is a single glazed side window, a white ceramic tiled floor and a single panel radiator.

Kitchen/dining room - 11' 10'' x 14' 1'' (3.60m x 4.29m)
This has a ceramic tiled black and white chequer floor, fabulous views to Meldon and the moor and is fitted with a double bowl single drainer stainless steel sink and a range of white base and wall cabinets with extensive work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. There is space for an automatic washing machine and a fridge/freezer and the fitted appliances include a Moffat gas hob, a stainless steel Hoover extractor hood with lights and a Neff double oven. There are two large Upvc double glazed windows and there is a fluorescent light.

Bedroom 3/study - 11' 4'' x 7' 0'' (3.45m x 2.13m)
This room has a double sliding door wardrobe, a Upvc window looking to the rear garden, coved ceiling and a single panel radiator.

Living/dining room

Dining room - 14' 3'' x 13' 7'' (4.34m x 4.14m)
A spacious and bright room with Upvc double glazed sliding patio doors out to the front terrace and a sliding smoked glass hatch from the kitchen. The ceiling is coved, there is a telephone point and a double panel radiator. A metal balustrade topped with wood runs alongside the five steps which lead down to the sitting room.

Sitting room - 22' 2'' x 13' 7'' (6.75m x 4.14m)
This is a big light room with two large Upvc double glazed windows with superb views to Meldon Hill, countryside and the moor. There is a broad painted stone fireplace with an open flue, a coved ceiling, two double panel radiators, a T.V. Point and ample power points.

Inner hall
The inner hall runs between the dining room and the two principal bedrooms and also has access to the bathroom. It has a built in cupboard and there is an obscure glazed door from the dining room to the inner hall.

Bedroom 1 - 16' 0'' x 9' 9'' (4.87m x 2.97m)
This room has a superb view looking across countryside to Cawsand Beacon in the distance. The window is Upvc double glazed, there is a large single panel radiator and there are fitted double wardrobes with a top shelf and sliding doors. There is a pendant light point, loft access with a fitted ladder to a void which is boarded and lit.

Bedroom 2 - 10' 11'' x 8' 8'' (3.32m x 2.64m)
This is a pleasant double room with a broad rear facing Upvc double glazed window, double wardrobes with sliding doors and an adjacent recess for a chest of drawers, a coved ceiling and there is a pendant light.

Bathroom - 8' 4'' x 7' 6'' (2.54m x 2.28m)
The bathroom is fully tiled to ceiling height on two walls and tiled to shoulder height on the other two. It is fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath with chromed mixer taps, a folding shower screen door and a built in thermostatic shower. There is a pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.C. The floor is laid to ceramic tile and there is a large mirror door medicine cabinet which is wall mounted and a further wall mounted mirror. Three ceiling downlighters are fitted, a single panel radiator and to the rear there is a single glazed obscure glazed window.


At the front of the property is a tarmac driveway leading to the garage and a set of 24 paved steps descending from the drive to the terrace at the front of the property. At the front is a paved terrace looking out to the superb views and which has access through the patio doors into the dining room. There is a carriage lamp wall mounted at this point. A gravelled and paved path leads to the side of the house where there is a front door which is set into a recessed porch. The front garden is well stocked with flowering shrubs, a small lawn and an embankment with heathers, ferns and rhododendrons.

Rear garden
The rear garden is on a slope with steps up to the various levels which comprise bounded borders and heather beds interspersed with lawn which rise to a more level top section from where there is a glorious view of Meldon, the countryside and the moor. At this point there is a greenhouse which measures approximately 10' x 6' (3.05 m x 1.83 m).

Garage - 16' 10'' x 9' 0'' (5.13m x 2.74m)
A double skin single garage with a metal shutter door which is electric powered. There is a window to the rear and power and light is provided.

Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.

Council Tax Band


From Fowlers go to the top of the Square and turn right into Mill Street. Walk down Mill Street and bear left at the junction into Manor Road. Walk down Manor Road and close to the bottom of the hill is Manor Drive on the left. Go into Manor Drive and the driveway to No 6 is on the left shared with No 5. The parking and garage of No 6 is to the right as are the 24 steps up to the level of the terrace and the house.

Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Okehampton (8.1 miles)
  • Sampford Courtenay (8.4 miles)
  • Yeoford (8.9 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (19.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (54.6 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (69.3 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (16.4 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (16.5 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (16.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Chagford Church of England Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Moretonhampstead Primary School (3.3 miles)
  • South Tawton Primary School (4.8 miles)
  • Exeter College (13.9 miles)
  • South Devon UTC (14.2 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (14.2 miles)
  • Running Deer (3.5 miles)
  • Okehampton College (8.2 miles)
  • South Dartmoor Community College (11.1 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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