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Situated in the heart of Okehampton, ‘Firehouse Mews’ is a boutique collection of three newly converted houses, each individually designed with modern living in mind. Ideally located in the centre of this historic town with easy access to the local amenities the town has to offer.     Okehampton is set on the northedge of Dartmoor National Park.

Experience Firehouse Mews, Okehampton, Devon

Situated in the heart of Okehampton, ‘Firehouse Mews’ is a boutique collection of three newly converted houses, each individually designed with modern living in mind.  With excellent local amenities, vibrant high street, friendly community spirit and beautiful outdoor spaces it is easy to see why Okehampton’s urban village feel lures so many people with its relaxed lifestyle.

Converted from the former Fire Station, dating back to the 18th Century, Firehouse Mews offers a bespoke collection of three distinctly individual sympathetically renovated properties. This boutique collection of fantastic new homes, were designed with modern living in mind. Ideally situated in the heart of the ancient market town of Okehampton,  located at the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park and abundant with National Trust heritage sites.

Since the 18th Century this corner of Park Row has seen a variety of commercial uses, from its original Firehouse and Stable Yard to most recently, an MOT garage hidden within an unsightly steel structure. The development has been met with many challenges working closely with the local planning authority and the environmental agency, Firehouse Mews has rejuvenated and lifted what was one considered unsightly, like a Phoenix from the ashes.

No.1

The Firehouse, Firehouse Mews

Of the three properties No. 1 The Firehouse truly commands a presence and spans both Park Row and Kempley Road. A stunning three bedroom family home with a nod to the contemporary warehouse chic.

Ground Floor

The ground floor is resplendent and has a spacious modern open plan feel. Upon entering the main reception hall via a UPVC double glazed door, stairs to the first floor and access to the other accommodation on the ground floor. Off the hall is a shower room with WC and wash hand basin. 

The living area benefits from multiple power sockets and underfloor heating , with eye level UPVC double glazed windows with side views to the Stables. UPVC double patio doors lead to the decking area, which is enclosed between two oak pillars supporting the balcony above and leading to a town garden with its private parking beyond.

The open plan kitchen and dining area offer a range of bespoke newly fitted units, integrated appliances include fridge, freezer, dishwasher, eye level electric oven, gas hob and extractor hood. High and low level cupboards offer plenty of storage space with a modern breakfast bar to complete this contemporary kitchen. The living area is abundant with power sockets benefitting from underfloor heating with four UPVC double glazed eye level windows with views the the stables and double UPVC patio doors leading to the garden. The ground floor is equipped with Satellite/Digital TV and telecoms

This exceptional property comprises an integrated garage, accessed from Kempley Road, through its refurbished original concertina fire station doors and also from the main house via a fire safety rated door. Although there is off-road parking, as part of this property, the internal garage offers many opportunities and alternate uses. This spacious area, equipped with utility facilities including; plumbing for washing machine, under kitchen worktop, with integrated sink and cupboards above. This exceptional space can be used, not only as a garage and laundry room, but could lend itself to a children’s play area, boat storage or a myriad of other family needs, or potentially a boutique shop fronted commercial business (subject to planning) and is left to the imagination of the future owners to determine.

First Floor

Access to the first floor is via a bespoke double wind staircase to the large open landing , with doors leading to the three spacious bedrooms and the family bathroom, with a vaulted Velux window above the staircase. The principle bedroom with en-suite, offers a full length window with views to Kempley Road and a courtyard garden beyond. The room is flooded with light via a Velux window in the beamed vaulted ceiling. The en-suite bathroom comprises a corner shower unit, WC and basin, heated towel rail and ceiling spotlights.

The property benefits from an array of double power sockets, with an additional TV point. Window to front. Power points and radiator are also installed in the hall. The fully fitted family bathroom includes an L shaped bath, with over shower and glass shower screen, back to wall WC, basin and dual power chrome heated towel rail, with a frosted doubled glazed window and LED spotlights.

Access to bedrooms 2 and 3 is via two steps to a lower level landing, which contains an airing cupboard. Bedroom 2 has its own balcony and views to the garden and the tree line of River Okement, Bedroom 3 enjoys views to the Stables.

Unique in its look, No. 1 The Firehouse is the only property in Okehampton of its kind.

No.2

The Stables, Firehouse Mews

One of a pair of spacious one bedroom Semi Detached Houses, converted from the original stables for the old Fire Station, dating back to the 18th Century. Each stable comes complete with attractive courtyard gardens set within the secluded mews. The Stables are charming and unique in their own right.

Each of the properties have been finished to a high standard, with UPVC double glazed windows throughout, gas central heating and are highly insulated to ensure that they are economic to heat. The Stables have been designed to offer a sense of modern day living, whilst retaining the character of the original structure. 

With its inverted living accommodation, it affords a spacious open plan living area to the first floor, with a full kitchen, lounge and dining space. Character features include; retained original trusses for ornamental show and exposed roof beams. Two Velux roof windows allow natural daylight to flood in.

Access to the ground floor is via an L shaped extended porch, which creates a useful extra space for multiple uses; including study area/home office or art room, leading to an internal spacious hall, separate master bedroom and bathroom and the stairs to the first floor. The master bedroom is equipped with a walk in wardrobe storage cupboard, a radiator and an array of double power sockets, with an additional TV point. Windows to front. Power points and radiator are also installed in the hall. The fully fitted bathroom includes an L shaped bath, with over shower and glass shower screen, back to wall WC, basin and dual power chrome heated towel rail. LED spotlights have been installed throughout the ground floor. Equipped with Satellite/Digital TV and telecoms.

No.3

The Stables, Firehouse Mews

One of a pair of spacious one bedroom Semi Detached Houses, converted from the original stables for the old Fire Station, dating back to the 18th Century. Each stable comes complete with attractive courtyard gardens set within the secluded mews, with No. 3 The Stables benefiting from a larger garden plot. The Stables are charming and unique in their own right.

Each of the properties have been finished to a high standard, with double glazed windows throughout, gas central heating and are highly insulated to ensure that they are economic to heat.

The Stables have been designed to offer a sense of modern day living, whilst retaining the character of the original structure. With its inverted living accommodation, it affords a spacious open plan living area to the first floor, with a full kitchen, lounge and dining space. Character features include; retained original trusses for ornamental show and exposed roof beams. Two Velux roof windows allow natural day light to flood in, and the double glazed window to the front offers views to Dartmoor. Access to the ground floor is via an L shaped extended porch, which creates a useful extra space for multiple uses; including study area/home office or art room, leading to an internal spacious hall, separate master bedroom and bathroom and the stairs to the first floor. 

The master bedroom is equipped with a walk in wardrobe storage cupboard, a radiator and an array of double power sockets, with an additional TV point. Window to front. Power points and radiator are also installed in the hall. The fully fitted bathroom includes an L shaped bath, with over shower and glass shower screen, back to wall WC, basin and dual power chrome heated towel rail. LED spotlights have been installed throughout the ground floor. Equipped with Satellite/Digital TV and telecoms.

Each of the properties comes complete with its own dedicated off-road private parking, all equipped with electric vehicle charging points.

This outstanding and unique development is a stone’s throw from the main Town Centre, accessible on a completely level surface.