An attractive conversion of a former barn, occupying an enviable location within a small hamlet in the valley of the River Thrushel, just to the west of Okehampton and Dartmoor.
A glazed entrance door with windows either side give access to the open plan ground floor, incorporating an attractive living area with an oil fired stove and fitted shelving. To the opposite end there is a country kitchen, complete with a twin bowl porcelain sink, four ring ceramic hob with an electric oven under as well as space and plumbing for a washing machine/ tumble dryer. On the first floor, the landing has exposed a-frame timbers and a galleried balustrade around the stairs. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, an exposed a-frame timbers and a built in wardrobe. There are two further bedrooms, along with a family bathroom.
From the lane, a five bar gate gives access to the driveway, providing off road parking for several vehicles. To the front and side of the barn are areas of lawned garden with gravelled patio, a mature tree lined Devon bank gives privacy to the front garden. To the rear is a large gravelled patio area being well secluded with steps up to a raised timber decked patio being a delightful sitting out area. At the bottom of the driveway is a further area of garden, being ideal for landscaping or use as a vegetable garden, pond etc. The gardens themselves are bordered by mature trees, giving peace and seclusion with attractive views across surrounding countryside towards Dartmoor. In all the gardens and grounds total approximately 0.3 of an acre.
The property benefits from oil fired central heating and fully double glazed windows, offering light and spacious accommodation for practical living combined with sympathetic and interesting character features.Situated in a completely rural setting, the property is within only 2 miles of the A30 dual carriageway, which provides a direct link west into Cornwall and east to the Cathedral City of Exeter with its M5 motorway, mainline rail and international air connections. The nearby town of Okehampton offers a wide range of national and specialised shops and services, having three supermarkets which include a Waitrose, community hospital, primary and secondary schooling to a-level standard. There is a new leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, 18 hole golf course and cinema. Within close proximity is the granite cycleway, accessible at Sourton Down and from where access can also be gained to the delightful Dartmoor National Park with its hundreds of square miles of superb unspoilt scenery having many opportunities for riding, walking and outdoor pursuits. The north and south coasts of Devon are also within easy travelling distance with delightful beaches and superb coastal scenery.
From Okehampton proceed out of the town as if towards Tavistock, and after approximately 1 mile turn right signposted Holsworthy and Bude. Stay on this road going straight across two more roundabouts (at the second one the road will become the A3079) From this roundabout continue for approximately 1.5 miles into Thorndon Cross. Take the 1st left hand turning and proceed for just over a mile and upon entering the small hamlet, Apple Barn will be found upon the left handside.
From Okehampton proceed out of the town as if towards Tavistock. Proceed along this road for approximately 2 miles before joining the A30 dual carriageway, signposted to Launceston. Take the next junction left signposted to Tavistock bearing into the right hand lane. At the t-junction at the bottom of the slip road turn right and then immediately left onto the West Devon Drive. After approximately a of a mile turn right signposted Cowsen and Week and proceed for approximately 1 mile to Hardhill Cross. Here turn right signposted Thorndon and the property will be found after approximately a of a mile upon the right handside.