5 bedroom property for sale in Thorndon Cross, Okehampton (2023)

A delightful 4/5 bedroom barn conversion in grounds of approx. 1 acre in this quiet rural hamlet with ample parking, well maintained gardens and easy access to Dartmoor and A30.

The property is situated in the peaceful rural hamlet of Thorndon, approximately 4 miles southwest of the former market town of Okehampton. As well as being set in a peaceful rural location there is also excellent access to the A30 road network which can be accessed by car within minutes.

Okehampton lies on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park. It is approximately 30 miles from both the north and south Devon coasts. There are superb local beauty spots where one may enjoy walking, riding, mountain biking and fishing. The shopping area contains several banks and super-markets including Waitrose as well as many interesting locally owned shops. Primary and secondary education is well catered for in the local schools. The recreation ground and park contain, amongst other things, a leisure centre with indoor heated swimming pool, a gymnasium, sports hall, dance studio and cafe. Most sports are available including 18-hole golf course, squash courts, bowls club, indoor rifle range and thriving rugby and soccer clubs.

A superb attached barn conversion of stone construction converted in the mid 1980's. The property has many character features including a superb stone fireplace which is set within the Round House drawing room and wood burner in the living room/dinning with exposed ceiling timbers throughout. The front of the property is accessed over a substantial gravelled driveway with the front entrance door leading into a spacious living/dining room with turning staircase to first floor landing with exposed ceiling timbers. From the living room/dining room there are latch doors leading to firstly an impressive drawing room which was formerly the Round House with feature fireplace and windows to all sides giving some lovely views over the garden and countryside; a well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining utility room from which there are stairs leading down to a very useful cellar. Returning to the ground floor there are two ground floor bedrooms which could be used as additional reception rooms or office space and a ground floor bathroom. To the first floor is a light and airy landing with three further bedrooms with some good views to surrounding countryside and a first-floor bathroom. To the rear of the property are level enclosed mature gardens with a wealth of flowers, plants and shrubs and a number of impressive specimen trees. Beyond the gardens is a further area of lawn, fruit trees, fruit cage, raised beds and areas of wooded garden. The grounds total 1 acre and are bordered by well-maintained hedging and fencing. The property is presented to a very high standard both internally and externally. We are delighted to be appointed a sole agent for the sale of this property and viewing is highly recommended. The property is offered with No Onward Chain.

Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances, or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:

Half pitched tiled canopy with security light; solid wood front double glazed entrance door leading into:

23'00' x 17.6' (7.01m x 5.18m)
A spacious and welcoming living/dining area with double glazed patio doors leading to rear garden; turning staircase to first floor with understairs cupboard; wood burner; exposed timber ceiling beams; wall mounted picture lighting; feature exposed stonework walls; radiator; study area; 3 radiators; telephone point; latch doors to:

22' 11" x 22' 5" (6.99m x 6.83m)
A very impressive room which was the former Round House. Double glazed windows to all sides of the room giving lovely views over the garden and to surrounding countryside; double glazed door to garden; a superb granite feature fireplace with inset LPG wood burner effect fire and tiled hearth; 2 A-frame ceiling timbers; 3 radiators; wall mounted picture lighting.

16' 11" x 10' 11" (5.16m x 3.33m)
Window to side allowing countryside views. A matching range of oak fronted wall and floor kitchen units with new rolltop work surfaces and tiled splashbacks; double sink and drainer unit with mixer tap fitted; integral dishwasher; appliance space for fridge freezer; range style electric oven; LPG gas hob; extractor fan; spotlight lighting; space for dining table and chairs; telephone point; latch door to:

Space and plumbing for washing machine; appliance space for tumble drier; window to side; low level WC; stairs leading down to:

16' 3" x 13' 10" (4.95m x 4.22m)
A very useful area with obscured windows to side; power and lighting connected; workbenches; drying space and storage.

Returning to the ground floor Dining Hall with further latch doors to:

11' 7" x 8' 4" (3.53m x 2.54m)
A dual aspect room with double glazed windows to side and rear overlooking garden; radiator; telephone point.

14' 9" x 8' 3" (4.5m x 2.51m)
Dual aspect room with double glazed windows to front and side; fitted wardrobe with hanging space and shelving; radiator; TV point.

Low level WC; tiled sided bath with Triton shower fitted over; part tiled walls; ceramic tiled floor; pedestal wash hand basin and shaver socket over; extractor fan; heated ladder towel rail.


A long spacious landing with Velux window to front; exposed timber ceiling; hatch to loft space; radiator; telephone point; latch doors to:

14' 4" x 14' 1" (4.37m x 4.29m)
Two Velux windows to side; radiator; built-in wardrobes with hanging space and shelving; eaves storage; exposed timber ceilings.

13' 8" x 10' 8" (4.17m x 3.25m)
Windows to rear with lovely garden views; large, fitted wardrobe with shelving, usable as airing cupboard; exposed ceiling timbers; radiator.

16' 9" x 13' 9" (5.11m x 4.19m)
A dual aspect room with window to rear with country views, Velux window to front and slit windows to front and rear; louvred fronted fitted wardrobes and cupboard; radiator.

Velux window to rear; low level WC & bidet; wash hand basin set in vanity unit with rolltop surface and storage cupboard under; tiled walls; enclosed bath; vanity light and shaver socket; vinyl flooring; heated towel rail.


The front of the property is approached by a gravelled driveway providing off-road parking for several vehicles with gates to side giving access to garden and land.

Immediately to the rear of the property are wonderful mature gardens with a large lawn area bordered and interspersed with shaped flowerbeds with a wealth of flowers, plants, and shrubs. There is a patio providing a lovely seating area where one can enjoy views of the garden and surrounding countryside; attractive Summer House; two well maintained timber Storage Sheds and a Greenhouse; two decorative ponds. From the formal gardens there are pathways leading to a garden laid to lawn with a fruit cage and fruit bushes, and woodland area with some fine specimen trees. The gardens and grounds total 1 acre and are bordered by well-maintained fencing and hedging.

Mains water, mains electricity and private drainage. Broadband Connection.

We understand this property is in Band E for Council Tax purposes (by verbal enquiry to West Devon Borough Council).

From our offices in Okehampton proceed in a westerly direction where after approximately one and a half miles turn right onto the A3079, signposted Holsworthy, Bude, Halwill etc. Continue for a further 3 miles entering Thorndon Cross, then take the next turning left signposted to Thorndon. Proceed for a further one and a quarter mile whereupon the property can be found on the right-hand side.

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