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4 bedroom detached house for sale
Autumn Wood, Okehampton
OIEO £600,000
Under Offer
    Autumn Wood offers a rare opportunity to acquire an off grid property, within grounds of 1/3 of an acre and nestled on the edge of Dartmoor. With direct access to Dartmoor with no near neighbours it truly offers a way of life that many are now seeking. With electric generated by solar or generator and private drainage/water supply (the only mains service is telephone/broadband) this Victorian eco friendly home is pretty unique. Of timber construction and reputedly made in a London workshop, then sold by Harrods the property has a great history, it is located on the edge of a Saxon settlement and within Dartmoor, therefore the location and property are steeped in history and previously formed part of the Luxmoore Estate.
    Autumn Wood is a unique and historic moorland home that is truly self sufficient and will be of interest to those seeking a lifestyle change that involved being off grid. The property is currently heated via an oil fired range or from a multi fuel stove with back boiler. Electric is provided by generator and a solar PV panel system. The drainage is private, whilst the water is from a natural spring on a gravity fed system. Access is from Tors Road, leading onto an unmade track approximately measuring 700 meters in length, a 4x4 or vehicle with ground clearance would be required to access the property.
    Entrance hall
    Part glazed front door to entrance hall. Front aspect window. Doors to
    w: 2.2m x l: 5.4m
    With a range of matching units comprising base cupboard and drawers. Roll edge work top surface with inset stainless steel sink unit. Gas hob (bottled gas). Oil fired Stanley range for cooking, heating and hot water. There is space for a number of appliances. Larder cupboard. Doors to receptions.
    Living room
    w: 5.1m x l: 5.8m
    An open plan room with the dining room. Separating the two areas is a fireplace with brick surround and breast. Inset is a multi fuel stove with back boiler as an alternative hot water system to the range. Airing cupboard with wooden slatted shelving. Radiator. Dual aspect to the rear, door to study/bedroom and door to rear hall.
    Dining room
    w: 3.2m x l: 3.5m
    Front aspect picture window offering panoramic views. Brick fireplace and radiator. Access to inner hall.
    Rear hall
    Part glazed door, radiator. Stable door to rear garden. Door to bathroom.
    Comprising sunken bath with mixer tap/shower over, WC and vanity hand wash basin. Radiator and rear aspect obscure window.
    Inner Hall
    From inner hall, doors lead to bedroom 1 and 2.
    Bedroom 1
    w: 4.7m x l: 3.1m
    Front aspect window with panoramic views. Radiator.
    Bedroom 2
    w: 3.5m x l: 3.1m
    With side aspect window looking onto the moor. Radiator.
    Agents Note
    From the living room a door leads to the study/bedroom.
    w: 2.5m x l: 4.2m
    Dual aspect to rear, radiator. Door to.
    Bedroom 3
    w: 3m x l: 3.9m
    With door to rear garden, dual aspect windows. Radiator.
    Agents Note
    From the entrance hall doors lead to bedroom 4 and utility/shower room.
    Bedroom 4
    w: 3.5m x l: 2.4m
    Dual aspect with far reaching views, radiator. Door to garden via glass lean to.
    Shower Room/Utility
    w: 2.1m x l: 2.6m
    Roll edge work top surface with inset sink unit and base units under. Space for appliances. Fully tiled shower cubicle and WC. Obscure window.
    The property sits in grounds of 1/3 an acre that wrap around the property to all sides. From all aspects there are breathtaking views and of course due to the properties moorland location there is direct access onto the open moor. Within the garden there are a variety of established trees and shrubs. The current vendors have created an established and productive vegetable plot. This is protected by rabbit fencing around the entire plot. There are a range of timber built outbuildings (housing the batteries and generators), work shop and a timber built garage.
    Reference: RS0343
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    A fantastic opportunity to acquire a unique moorland home dating back to 1890 and set directly within the Dartmoor National Park. The property offers an off grid lifestyle and has some of the most far reaching panoramic views available in West Devon, reaching as far as North Devon.


    • Breathtaking Views
    • Direct access to Dartmoor National Park
    • Unique
    • Self Sufficient Property
    • Detached Bungalow
    • Remote/No Near Neighbours
    • Outbuildings
    • Multifuel Stove
    • Vegetable Plot
    • Viewing Essential
    • Double Glazing
    • Off Grid

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