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Elegant townhouse with Dartmoor views

Elmfield House is a Victorian villa built in 1868 located in the Devon market town of Hatherleigh, and constructed of colour-washed rendered elevations under a slate roof.

The property has retained many of its period features including open fireplaces and sash windows in the reception rooms, which include the drawing room, dining room and a large study with built-in bookshelves. The breakfast room abuts the kitchen which is a very large space with fitted wooden units and access to the front door. The attic is accessed by the hallway, and the cellars are accessed from the breakfast room.

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Upstairs, the first floor houses the master bedroom suite, which offers good views of Dartmoor, while four further bedrooms are served by a family bathroom, a shower room and a separate WC. There is also a large box room on the first floor.

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Outside, a terraced area wraps around the house, while the lawns are surrounded by well-stocked flower and shrub beds. The secondary garden has two greenhouses, a potting shed, garden store and a large summerhouse – as well as a rainwater harvesting system.  

Elmfield House is located in Church Lane, near Hatherleigh Parish Church and just a short distance from the centre of town. Hatherleigh is steeped in history and still holds a market every Tuesday. Amenities include local shops, a post office, primary school and a number of churches and pubs. Okehampton is just over seven miles to the south and has further amenities including a Waitrose.

The guide price is £595,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01392 229 405 or visit

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