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Devon, Cheriton Bishop

Price: £234,000

For Sale - Freehold - Ref: C341

FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY Freehold with vacant possession on completion

Situation/Location The property is situated approximately 10 miles from the traditional market town of Okehampton which provides a range of amenities such as a selection of independent shops and a museum.

The county town of Exeter is approximately 13 miles from the site with a greater selection of shopping and leisure facilities. Although rural, links to the wider south west are easily assessable with the A30 leading to the M5 motorway approximately 13 miles to the east.

Overall the property is set in a fine rural and quiet location and enjoys views over open fields.

DESCRIPTION A three bedroom detached bungalow with garden and parking/turning area set in large surrounding gardens which back onto open fields.

The property provides spacious living accommodation and benefits from double glazing throughout. Having recently been refurbished throughout it now boasts a brand new kitchen and bathroom.

The accommodation comprises the following:-


Entrance Hall Double glazed door to hall with airing cupboard with shelves and radiator.

Doors to:


5.31m x 3.11m Dual aspect to front and side, radiator, T.V and satellite point, range of wall and base units with work surface over and tiled surrounds. Built in oven with ceramic hob over and extractor above. Space for dishwasher, stainless sink with drainer and mixer taps and space for table and chairs. Space for fridge/freezer. Recessed lighting. Radiator.

Utility Room Oil fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, and window to side, double glazed door to outside.

Bedroom 3

3.09m x 2.69m Window to front. Built in cupboard. Radiator.

Sitting Room

6.07m x 4.51m A lovely light double aspect room with window to side, and sliding patio doors overlooking the garden and fields and hills beyond. Recessed lighting, pendant light and wall lights, two radiators, satellite and TV point, phone points, wood burner set in brick fireplace.

Bedroom 2

3.31m x 2.92m Radiator, built in cupboard with hanging space and shelf above. Window to rear.

Bathroom Fully tiled walls. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Suite comprising bath with tiled panel, central taps, and shower over with shower screen, low level WC with concealed flush, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, window to side.

Bedroom 1

3.14m x 4.21m Radiator, window to side, built in wardrobe.

OUTSIDE The property is approached off a rural lane and parking is to the front. Gravelled approach (recently completed) to the front door and utility room door. The garden, which has been recently levelled and seeded to lawn, surrounds the property with fields to two sides and hedge to the other.

AGRICULTURAL OCCUPANCY CONDITION This Property has an agricultural occupancy condition imposed by Mid Devon District Council. On the original grant of outline planning permission in 1986 we understand that the wording of the condition states:-

"The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in the locality in agriculture as defined in section 290 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1971 (including any dependants of such persons residing with him or her) or a widow or widower of such a person".

Uplift Clause The property will be sold subject to an uplift clause entitling the vendors to a share of any increase in value following any future removal of the agricultural occupancy condition.

SERVICES (not tested) There is mains electricity and water supply and a private septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, EX16 6PP.

Tel: 01884 255255

Council Tax band D

VIEWING Due to the Occupancy Condition, and current occupation by a tenant, viewing will be strictly by appointment, which can be arranged through the Selling Agents, Acorus Rural Property Services Ltd. Persons wishing to view the property will be asked to fill in a questionnaire to assess their eligibility to satisfy the occupancy condition.

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