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Property Details

Guide Price £425,000
2 bedrooms
Woodlands, Lowerdown, Bovey Tracey TQ13 9LF
Under Offer
  • Entrance Hall
  • Sun Room
  • Octagonal Reception Room
  • Kitchen-Diner
  • Utility
  • Study Area
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Shower Room/WC
  • Garage and Parking
  • Long Driveway
  • Large Gardens and Grounds

Woodlands is an unusual property with an interesting history. Originally built in the 1920s as a large single residence, known as Hummersknott, it has Russian design influences and was divided into four properties some time in the 1950s, and then subsequently into three highly individual homes as it stands today.

The accommodation currently provides two bedrooms but has potential for alteration and extension to enlarge, subject to any required consents.

The setting is magnificent with a shared private road leading to Woodlands own drive of some length and with sylvan surroundings. The whole site extends to around 0.70 of an acre (as measured on ProMap) and the gardens and grounds contain some impressive shrubs and trees such as Chinese Pine, Silver Birch, Thuja, Rhoddendron, Camelia, Azalea, Fuschia, Mahonia and a Devon Bank.

Lowerdown is one of the most sought after areas of Bovey Tracey and lies on the edge of Dartmoor National Park with the open moor at Haytor just a few minutes up the road. The town centre with its excellent range of everyday shops is little more than a mile away and the A38 for Exeter and Plymouth at Drumbridges between a five and ten minute drive.

From the Drumbridges Roundabout on the A38 take theA382 towards Bovey Tracey and on reaching the second roundabout turn left by the Fire Station onto the B3387, signposted Haytor. At Five Wyches Cross bear left towards Haytor and on reaching Lowerdown Cross bear right and the private road leading to Woodlands is the second entrance on the right.

Tenure: Leasehold
Entrance Hall
Timber and glazed entrance door. Side window. Door to the inner hall and archway to...
Sun Room
12'3" x 10'6" Double glazed windows and French doors to the outside. Polycarbonate roof.
Utility Room
9' x 9' maximum overall measurements. Radiator. Stainless steel sink unit. Shelved storage cupboard. Plumbing for washing machine. Window and door to the outside.
Shower Room/WC
9' x 6'7" Glazed shower enclosure, wash basin with vanity cupboards and WC with concealed cistern. Radiator. Window overlooking the gardens.
Inner Hall
Radiator with cover and book/display shelving to wall.
Reception Room
An unusual Octagonal room with maximum overall measurements of 19' x 19'. Internal window to bedroom 2 and opening to kitchen-diner providing some borrowed natural light. Ornamental fireplace surround (not a working fire). Large book/display shelving unit to one wall. Radiator. Picture rail. Ceiling rose. TV point.
13'6" x 9'6" Window overlooking the entrance area. Light wood finish kitchen units with stainless steel sink and roll edged work tops. Plumbing for dishwasher. Point for LPG cooker. Radiator. Part glazed door to..
Boiler Room
Oil-fired Worcester boiler. Storage cupboards. STUDY AREA 7' x 5'7" with window.
Bedroom 1
16'9" x 11'4" Window overlooking the gardens. Radiator. French doors to the Sun Room.
Bedroom 2
12'6" x 11'3" Floor to ceiling wardrobes along one wall. Large window overlooking the gardens. Two useful storage cupboards. Radiator.
Woodlands is approached via a shared private road from Lowerdown which in turn leads to Woodlands own gated drive estimated to be around 50 yards in length and culminating in a turning and parking area for 3 or so cars.

There is a GARAGE 16' x 8'6" to one side of the drive with power and light. A paved seating area runs by the Sun Room and there is a an outside tap and power point.

Steps lead down to the garden with Greenhouse. Paths criss-cross the gardens and grounds which are planted with numerous lovely trees and shrubs and with a Devon Bank on one side. The gardens are a haven for birds and wildlife.
Mains electricity and water. Private shared drainage. Oil heating.
Council Tax
Band D at the time of preparing these particulars.
Leasehold - 999 years from 31 May 2007. Peppercorn ground rent. We understand there is no service charge but the buildings insurance is split between Woodlands and the property over, Forrest Lodge.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.