OIRO £185,000 - Available
Steeped in local history and believed to be formerly a Rectory, Oakford House has been skillfully converted and now comprises of eight highly individual apartments all enjoying the communal grounds. Located in the heart of the popular countryside and riverside village of Combeinteignhead it is within walking distance of several very popular pubs, The Wild Goose and Coombe Cellars along with a shop in Stokeinteignhead, church, nearby schooling and for those who have a love for water and water sports, the Teign River and estuary are close by as is Shaldon and Teignmouth. Dartmoor National Park with approximately 360 square miles of rolling countryside is within striking distance too. The transport links are also a fantastic selling point with Newton Abbot and its main line train station, Torquay, Exeter and Plymouth also easily accessible via the A38/A380, the south Devon highway and the M5 network beyond.
Sitting in plentiful, established communal gardens, the apartments in Oakford House are ideal as a lock up and live, investment, holiday home or purely as a residential dwelling and have been popular purchases for many years. Coombe Apartment is located on the first floor with all the windows overlooking the lawned gardens and enjoying a southerly aspect. With numerous period features to include stripped floor boards, fireplaces, skirting boards and door architraves, the apartment flows out from a spacious hallway with a open plan style kitchen opening into the lounge dining room, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. With two parking spaces, gas fired central heating and the lovely communal gardens, this is a must see property set in the countryside yet offering easy access to several bustling communities.
Gated access to the parking area, with two parking spaces along with a ornate cast iron gate providing pedestrian access to a communal door leading to a communal entrance hall with period stair case rising to the first floor. Electric meters, glazed window to the front aspect with shutters and glazed window to the side with views over the surrounding countryside, again with shutters. Private front door to
Coved ceiling, doors to all rooms, stripped and exposed period floorboards along with some period tall skirting boards and period architraves. Radiator and fuse boards with door to
Kitchen - 17'6" (5.33m) Max x 6'1" (1.85m)
Open plan style with dividing wall to the lounge with two large archways with wide sills. The kitchen comprises of a range of matching base and eye level units with roll edge worktops and tiled surround. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit, four ring gas hob with canopy above and oven below. Wall mounted gas fired boiler supplying the central heating and providing domestic hot water. Space for under counter fridge and space for tumble dryer or dishwasher. Tiled floor and archway to
Lounge - 17'1" (5.21m) Max x 12'7" (3.84m)
Coved ceiling. Glazed window to the rear aspect enjoying far reaching views across the the surrounding countryside and over the communal garden. Stunning period fireplace with mantle, surround and hearth with tiled inset. We believe that this fireplace could be used, however, further investigation by any buyer is required. Concealed radiator, telephone, television and satellite aerial point. Stripped and exposed period floorboards.
Master Bedroom - 17'7" (5.36m) x 14'6" (4.42m) Into Recess
Picture rail. Glazed window to the rear aspect, again enjoying lovely views. Concealed radiator, television aerial point and stripped and exposed period floorboards.
Bedroom Two - 15'5" (4.7m) Max x 9'7" (2.92m)
Currently used as a dining room. Glazed window to the rear aspect with wonderful outlook over the gardens and countryside. Built in superb period fireplace with surround and mantle with tiled inset (not working). Two built in storage cupboards and radiator. Television aerial point.
Concealed cistern WC, recessed vanity wash hand basin with storage below, vanity mirror and shaver point above. Panelled bath with tiled surround and glass shower screen with a Victorian telephone style mixer tap with shower attachment above. Cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine. Chrome effect heated towel rail.
The grounds of Oakford House are a real delight and one of the selling features of this stunning building and include a gated parking area with two spaces for Coombe Apartment. A path and steps with period railings lead down to a large level lawned communal garden surrounded by mature tress, shrubs and plants. Shared LPG gas tank.
Tenure: The property is on a Shared Freehold basis with Coombe Apartment owning 1/8th of the freehold.
Ground Rent, Service Charge and Maintenance is £70pcm which includes water and sewage and gardens.
Utilities: LPG gas and electricity on individual meters.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
- PERIOD APARTMENT
- LOUNGE DINER
- MODERN BATHROOM
- EXTENSIVE COMMUNAL GROUNDS
- EXCELLENT PIED-A-TERRE
- TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS
- FITTED KITCHEN
- TWO PARKING SPACES
- COUNTRYSIDE LOCATION
- VIEWING ESSENTIAL
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