Butts Lane, Christow
Boasting beautiful, panoramic views of the Teign Valley, this 3/4 bedroom bungalow is positioned close to the heart of the highly desirable village of Christow. There is ample parking and a garage to the front. The landscaped rear garden offers excellent levels of privacy with a mixture of tranquil seating areas, mature shrubs and bushes, orchard and established vegetable garden.
- A Detached 3/4 Bedroom Bungalow In A Sought After Location
- Fantastic Views Over The Teign Valley Countryside & Woodland
- Ample Off Road Parking & Single Garage, With Further Workshop Room Behind
- Sizable, Established, Well Stocked Rear Garden
- Rear Conservatory With Views
- Versatile Living Space Which Can Adapt To The New Buyers' Needs
- Scope To Extend STP
Christow is a highly desirable countryside village situated in the Teign Valley with its well renowned public house the Artichoke Inn and other village amenities including Post office and village store. There is also a surgery/health centre, a primary school and modern community centre. On the edge of Dartmoor National Park, the surrounding area offers plenty of activities including Haldon Forest Park for cycling and walking, Teign Valley Golf Course, and the picturesque Kennick reservoirs for fishing. The market town of Moretonhampstead, provides most everyday facilities as does the nearby ancient wool town of Chudleigh. The cathedral city of Exeter, 10 miles away with many primary and secondary schools. Exeter School and The Maynard School, whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the finest in the country.
Communication links are excellent with the M5 motorway at Exeter providing access to the A38 to Plymouth, the A30 to Cornwall and Bristol and London. There are regular rail services to London from Exeter St David's, taking as little as 2 hours. There is also an international airport in Exeter providing two flights a day to London City Airport. Dartmoor National Park is best known for it's striking granite tors, steep wooded river valleys and heather covered moorland. Offering a wide selection of recreational opportunities such as walking, cycling, riding and fishing on the River Dart. Many of the region's finest beaches are within driving distance.
From the bright entrance hallway doors lead to the principal rooms. The dual aspect dining room overlooks the front garden and features a multi-fuel stove – a great feature to have when dining! The dining room could also be used as a further downstairs bedroom or hobby room if desired. The master bedroom is to the front too being a good size double room benefiting from a substantial built in corner wardrobe.
The kitchen is to the rear of the property and boasts lovely views across the garden to the Teign Valley beyond. There are a good range of wall and base units, spaces for an electric oven and under counter fridge. Sink unit with mixer tap. There is an extractor canopy and built-in breakfast bar positioned to enjoy the views! The sitting room has several storage cupboards on one wall and also benefits from a multi-fuel stove. The room has a decorative plate rack on two sides and a glazed door leads into the utility room which has spaces for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The sitting room opens into the large conservatory which enjoys magnificent rural views and there is a door to the side leading into the garden.
The family bathroom is also on the ground floor. It is fully tiled and has a white suite which includes panel bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC. From the entrance hallway stairs rise to the first floor landing which has doors to two bedrooms. Bedroom two is a lovely, bright dual aspect room with pleasant views to the side of the village and two Velux style windows to the rear offering impressive rural views towards Belvedere Tower. Both sides of the room offer useful eaves storage and there is an open wardrobe area too. Bedroom three is another dual aspect room with the same beautiful views to the rear and practical eaves storage. A chimney stack in the middle of the room makes for an interesting character feature!
A five bar gate opens in to the driveway which offers parking for several cars. There is an area of lawn, a raised bed with mature shrubs and hedging to the boundary on two sides. To one side of the property is the attached single garage and on the other side access to the rear garden, through the utility room which has doors at either end. The garage is longer than usual and has been divided to the rear which is currently used as a workshop/office area. Probably the most impressive feature of this property is the beautifully landscaped rear garden.
It features a mixture of seating areas, an enclosed pond section and various lawns. The garden has been the pride and joy for the current owners for many years and is very well stocked with a wide variety of interesting shrubs, bushes and trees. Towards the end of the garden there is an orchard with a selection of apple and pear trees. There is a delightful vegetable and soft fruit patch too for any keen growers! Two timber garden sheds and a couple of greenhouses provide well placed storage.
There is mains electricity, water and drainage. The bungalow has solar panels which were installed in 2013 and contribute to approximately half of the annual electricity costs.