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Shilstone Lane Chagford, Newton Abbot £445,000

Sold STC
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  • Very attractive thatched cottage
  • Relatively recent thatch
  • Sitting room with an inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove
  • Two bedrooms
  • Dining Room
  • Study
  • Shower Room
  • Utility Room
  • Upstairs Bathroom
  • Garage, Parking and 1.47 acres of gardens/woodland.

This charming period Grade II listed detached cottage dates back from the late 1800's. The property is situated set back from the road between Whiddon Down and Chagford providing easy access to various stunning Dartmoor National Park villages and the A30 and surrounded by its own grounds extending to approximately 1.47 acres.


From Okehampton take the eastern exit and join the A30 dual carriageway. Take the first exit and follow the road around to the left and turning right onto the A382 . Proceed along this road until reaching a mini roundabout. Take the first left signposted Chagford and Moretonhamptead. After about two miles turn left signposted 'Spinsters Rock'. The property will be found in front of you.

Entrance Porch

A thatched timber framed porch with glazed top panels, a tiled floor and a dark wood timber door leading into the hall.

Entrance Hall

This is a bright room which opens out into the dining room, has a short corridor to the sitting room and also a door to the w.c/shower room. There is a fitted smoke alarm and a central light.

W.C/ Shower Room

This has a ceramic tiled floor and a tiled shower cubicle with glazed sliding shower screen doors, a vanity unit with wash hand basin and tiled splashbacks, a low level w.c, an electric chromed heated towel rail and a window to the rear with a tiled sill.

Dining Room

13' 8'' x 7' 4'' (4.16m x 2.23m)

The dining room is also thatched and is extensively glazed with a broad sill and views in a southerly direction to the garden. There is a display plinth and also a single panel radiator.

Sitting Room

14' 8'' x 14' 4'' (4.47m x 4.37m)

This almost square sitting room enjoys excellent natural light with two pointed arch head windows with window seats and a large exposed granite fireplace deeply recessed with a bread oven and bressemer. There is an exposed beam, three wall lights, a single panel radiator, a glazed door to the kitchen and archway to the study.


7' 7'' x 9' 0'' (2.31m x 2.74m) Plus staircase

The study has a further arch head window, a ceiling light, a single panel radiator and the staircase to the first floor with two useful understairs storage cupboards.


16' 5'' x 6' 4'' (5.00m x 1.93m) Plus door recess

The kitchen enjoys good natural light from three roof mounted velux double glazed windows. It has a ceramic tiled floor and work surfaces and oak finished units incorporating a four burner mains gas hob and a double bowl single drainer stainless steel sink with chromed mixer taps. There is a Rayburn Royal gas fired range and an ideal gas fired boiler for the central heating and hot water, a window looking out to the side of the property, a fitted extractor hood, two pendant lights and a door to the rear store room.

Store Room

9' 10'' x 6' 9'' (2.99m x 2.06m)

This room has a north facing fan light window, power and light and a glazed door to the laundry/porch.


14' 5'' x 4' 1'' (4.39m x 1.24m)

This useful space has plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a dryer, a built in sink with chromed taps, quarry tiled floor, three windows and a stable door to the interior.

First Floor Landing

The landing has a built in closet, a glazed sliding door to the bathroom, a fitted smoke alarm and doors to bedroom 1 and 2.


Fitted with a turquoise/ blue suite of cast iron bath with chromed taps and a matching pedestal wash hand basin. There is a white low level w.c, a chromed heated towel rail and side facing windows.

Bedroom One

14' 9'' x 13' 0'' (4.49m x 3.96m)

This generous bedroom has two arched head windows looking out to the front of the property and letting in plenty of sunlight. There is a built in airing cupboard to one side if the chimney breast with a fitted insulated cylinder, immersion, shelving and a double wardrobe to the other side. There are ample power points, a single panel radiator and a small loft hatch.

Bedroom Two

10' 0'' x 8' 8'' (3.05m x 2.64m)

This room has a single arch head window, a single panel radiator and a pendant light. An internal glazed fan light window allows natural light through the staircase.


The formal garden is level and divided into grassed segmentswith heathers beds and space for a vegetable garden. It is screened by a beech hedge for privacy and it has access to the wooded hillside behind and the informal garden. To the other side of the cottage is the drive and parking and the wooden garage. Also sited in the garden is a 'Wendy House' style shed and a further basic tool shed. The informal garden leads down to the road and features large granite boulders and outcrops and a stream, To the rear of the property and partly within its boundary is a wooden hillside which nestles to the rear and sides of the cottage. The wetland area is set just across the lane and has considerable potential as a bog garden.


Gas, electricity, mains water and private (Vortex) waste system.

Planning Permission

There is planning permission to add another bedroom and a new upstairs bathroom. To view plans and supporting documentation relating to the planning permission please visit the Dartmoor National Park website. The planning application number is 0281/08. This planning permission may have expired and DNPA may need to be approached for renewal.

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Name Location Type Distance
Shilstone Lane Chagford
Newton Abbot TQ13 8JX
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DBO01412
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