A fantastic opportunity to purchase this permanent residential lakeside cabin set within an idyllic & peaceful setting surrounded by lakes and orchards situated within easy distance to village shops and amenities.
Exclusively reserved for the over 45's only, the accommodation briefly comprises of an open plan dining/lounge/kitchen area with integrated appliances, two double bedrooms with walk-in wardrobe to bedroom one and fitted wardrobes to bedroom two, an en-suite shower room to bedroom one, a separate shower room and utility cupboard.
Further benefits include uPVC double glazed windows & doors, LPG central heating, parking and a sunny aspect veranda looking out over lakes and countryside.
Exceptional property of this nature, set on such an exclusive small development for the over 45 's are very rare to the market and Howes Estates recommends an urgent internal inspection to avoid disappointment.
Orchard Lakes is is set within 15 acres of idyllic well managed orchards situated on the outskirts of the sought after village of Winkleigh. A long private driveway skirts the edge of the orchards and leads down to a lake. Sympathetically spaced around the lake in order to maximise privacy are 8 two and three bedroom lodges with a private bridge leading to a further two bedroom lodge located on an island on the lake. All of the lodges benefit from LPG central heating, uPVC double glazed windows & doors, mains electricity and individual private drainage.
The award winning village of Winkleigh is set within the beautiful mid-Devon countryside perfectly positioned between the moors of Dartmoor National Park to the south and Exmoor National Park to the north.
Orchard Lakes is within walking distance of the picture postcard village, which benefits from a number of useful amenities, including a good general store, a butcher's shop, a mobile fishmonger, a post office, two pubs (one with restaurant), a tea room, and a vet. There are two churches, a doctor's surgery and a village primary school with attached pre-school. There is also a hairdressers and two garages.
This lively and vibrant community also has the benefit of a Community Centre and a Village Hall, both are well used by local clubs and classes. There is a Sports Centre with football pitch and tennis courts as well as indoor bowls and badminton. The village has the benefits of a regular bus service linking Barnstaple and Exeter and Eggesford train station is only 4 miles from the village.
The larger towns of Crediton and Okehampton are both within easy reach and the village is also within commuter distance of the Cathedral City of Exeter or the regional Business town of Barnstaple.
Open Plan Sitting/Kitchen/Dining Room 5.90m x 5.87m (19'4" x 19'3")
Fitted carpet onto vinyl into kitchen area, triple aspect double glazed windows/doors, dining room table and chairs, built-in electric fire, radiators, power sockets, matching wall/base kitchen units & drawers, built-in fridge/freezer/dishwasher, double electric oven/grill, gas ringed hob with extractor hood over, stainless steel sink/drainer with mixer tap, rolled edge work surfaces, built-in utility cupboard,
Bedroom One 3.90m x 2.90m (12'9" x 9'6")
Fitted carpet, walk-in wardrobe, uPVC double glazed window, radiator, double power sockets
En-Suite 2.78m x 1.50m (9'1" x 4'11")
Panelled bath with mixer shower attachment and glazed shower screen, low level w/c, wash hand basin, radiator, uPVC double glazed window, extractor fan, vinyl flooring.
Bedroom Two 2.90m x 2.43m (9'6" x 7'11")
Built-in wardrobe,uPVC double glazed window, fitted carpet, radiator, double power sockets.
Shower Room 2.00m x 1.67 (6'6" x 5'5")
Corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level w/c, radiator, extractor fan, uPVC double glazed window, vinyl flooring.
Outside is a raised decked area overlooking the beautiful lake.
LPG Central Heating
Council Tax Band 'C'
Ground Rent & Information
Purchasers will be buying the lodge, but not the pitch (plot). The pitch remains in the ownership of the site owner who is responsible to maintain the managing of the site. You will pay a pitch fee for the occupation of the pitch (currently £185 per month, subject to periodic review). Council tax is payable to the local authority (Band C). All other services are chargeable separately. Your pitch agreement will be protected by the Mobile Homes Act 1983 which regulates the contract between you and the site owner reflects that the parties' respective rights and obligations. If the site has rules, you must comply with them. An Energy Performance Certificate is not required. Pets are accepted on the site, however they must be kept under control at all times. Lodge purchases are restricted to over 45's. If the property is sold on, the site owner receives 10% of the agreed sale price.
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