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Hatherleigh 4 miles – Okehampton 6 miles – Exeter 27 miles

A rare opportunity to own an exclusive residence situated in the heart of this much sought after village. Jacobstowe is a typically attractive Devon village consisting essentially of traditional period houses and cottages in the heart of the rolling West Devon countryside, approximately midway between the towns of Okehampton and Hatherleigh.

The market town of Hatherleigh has a good range of local facilities, whilst in Okehampton there is a new leisure centre and hospital, a Waitrose store and secondary educational facilities. There are primary schools in Hatherleigh and the nearby village of Exbourne. Just south of Okehampton is the boundary of the Dartmoor National Park, renowned for its spectacular scenery and providing excellent opportunities for walking, riding and fishing.

There is quick access at Okehampton on to the A30 dual carriageway, leading west to Cornwall and east to the University and Cathedral City of Exeter, and access to the M5 motorway. Exeter has mainline railway connections to all parts of the UK and Exeter International Airport now offers an extensive range of flights throughout Europe.

Lashbrook House was possibly the original Coach House for the neighbouring Old Rectory which dates from the 17th century and stands next to the village church of St. James. The House is now entirely separate from the Old Rectory and is accessed by its own private entrance drive. Entrance hall reception/dining hall drawing room sitting room kitchen/breakfast room cloakroom utility room principal bedroom/bathroom suite guest bedroom/shower room suite 2 further bedrooms and bathroom. Enclosed courtyard, gardens and parking area.

Lashbrook House is an exclusive Lawson Developments residence offering unparalleled excellence in quality craftsmanship and design. The entrance hall leads to a large and impressive reception hall and dining room featuring a spectacular staircase with hand carved newel posts, hand rails and spindles rising to the galleried upper landing. Meticulous attention to detail extends to the fully fitted kitchen and breakfast room with impressive windows overlooking the enclosed rear courtyard. The spacious and well lit dining area with large picture window overlooks the front garden and leads to the extensive main drawing room featuring an exquisite fireplace of ornate cut stone. Another full height window overlooks a private courtyard. The 1st floor provides a spacious master bedroom with bathroom suite, a guest bedroom with shower suite and 2 further bedrooms and a bathroom. Lashbrook House features French oak boarded flooring, bespoke joinery and Travertine Italian limestone tiling. The exterior is rendered with exposed stone feature quoins, exposed timber lintels and an attractive Westmoreland slate roof.


Entrance Hall
French oak boarded floor, built-in cupboard, door to kitchen and wide opening to

Reception/Dining Hall (N&W) 7.26m x 5.17m. max (23’10” x 16’ 11”) spectacular high ceilinged room with large gothic style picture window facing gardens, curved staircase rising to galleried landing encompassing semi circular hall area, radiator, doorway to

Drawing Room (S, N&W) 8.40m x 5.36m (27’7” x 17’7”) fireplace with ornate cut stone surround and slate paved hearth, exposed beams, full height picture window to rear courtyard, part glazed door to rear courtyard, 2 radiators. From the semi circular hall area, doors lead to

Cloakroom French oak boarded floor, circular wash basin set in wooden surround, WC, radiator.

Sitting Room (S) 4.28m x 3.44m max (14’ x 11’3”) radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (S&E) 5.11m x 4.78m (16’9” x 15’8”) part full height room with large picture window overlooking the rear courtyard, French oak boarded floor, range of fitted painted wooden base and wall cupboards with granite work surfaces and circular overhanging oak inserts, double bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit, AEG oven, microwave, gas hob, Neff dishwasher, radiator, doorway with ancient timber frame to lobby area with radiator, part glazed door to entrance hall and part glazed double doors to

Utility Room (N) plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler, hot water tank with mains pressure system. FIRST FLOOR From the reception/dining hall the curving staircase with hand carved local oak newel posts, spindles and handrail rises to a semi circular galleried landing with doors to

Principal Suite Bedroom 1 (S&N) 5..56m x 5.21m max (18’3” x 17’1”) built-in wardrobe cupboards with shelving, radiator. Bathroom wood stripped floor, panelled bath set in Travertine Italian limestone tiled surround and with full length and height mirror, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail/radiator

Bedroom 2 (S) 4.56m x 3.39m max (14’11” x 11’1”) Bathroom wood stripped floor, panelled bath set in Travertine Italian limestone tiled surround, wash basin set in to limestone tiled surround, WC, fanlight window, heated towel rail, radiator.

Guest Suite Bedroom 3 (E) 3.73m x 3.72m max (12’3” x 12’2”) internal arched windows overlooking kitchen/breakfast room, radiator. Shower Room circular shower cubicle with tumbled marble floor and walls, circular limestone wash basin set on to Travertine Italian limestone tiled shelf, backed by large inset mirror, cupboard below, WC, heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom 4 (N) 4.11m x 3.89m (12’6” x 12’9”) radiator

For further details please contact Judy or Ulrik Lawson on 01837 851436

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