South Molton

£435,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An attractive period town house offering spacious and versatile family accommodation with private walled gardens. Sitting room, dining hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot room, cloakroom, cellar, 4 bedrooms and bathroom. Gardens with large terrace, cobbled courtyard, small workshop and shed. EPC band E

Situation

Fort Cottage is only a short, level walk from the centre of the popular and traditional market town of South Molton. The town offers a comprehensive range of amenities including schooling to secondary level, a good variety of shops, Sainsbury's supermarket, Post Office, banking facilities, pubs and cafes. The thriving town also bustles when the popular weekly pannier and stock markets take place.

The A361 (North Devon Link Road) bypasses the town and provides excellent access to the regional centre of Barnstaple and the glorious North Devon beaches to the west and Tiverton and the M5 to the east where Tiverton Parkway Station provides a mainline service to London Paddington. The Exmoor National Park is also within easy reach by car.

Description

Fort Cottage is an attractive, period townhouse, offering bright, spacious and versatile family accommodation. The property has been extensively and sympathetically renovated by the current owners, whilst retaining a wealth of charm and character and complimented by some lovely period features. The house is complimented by a good-sized and attractive walled garden offering much privacy from neighbouring properties.

Accommodation

The part glazed front door opens into the DINING HALL with high ceilings, tiled floor, inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove, large sash window overlooking the garden, stairs to the first floor and doors to the principal ground floor rooms. The spacious SITTING ROOM has double doors to the garden, large feature bay window with inset bookshelves and cupboards to either side, fireplace with wooden surround and mantle, tiled hearth and multi-fuel stove. The BOOT ROOM has plenty of hanging space for coats and a step up to the CLOAKROOM with WC and vanity wash basin. There is a further STORE ROOM with stairs down to the CELLAR. The KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has a tiled floor and is fitted with a range of modern units with worktop over, breakfast bar and matching wall units. Fitted Rangemaster gas cooker and dishwasher. Shelved PANTRY with door out to the rear courtyard. The UTILITY ROOM has a slate floor, fitted units and worktop over, space for white goods, stainless steel sink/drainer and door to the garden.

From the dining hall, stairs lead up to the FIRST FLOOR and the impressive GALLERIED LANDING. The double aspect MASTER BEDROOM is a bright and spacious room with large windows, built-in wardrobe, Victorian fireplace and a door opens out to a gallery between this room and BEDROOM THREE. Bedroom 3 has its own door to the main landing and could be used as a dressing room to the master bedroom if desired. BEDROOM FOUR is a single room. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a panelled bath with shower over, vanity unit/storage and heated towel rail. Separate WC. On the SECOND FLOOR, there is BEDROOM 2 double room with exposed roof timbers, built-in wardrobe and eves storage.

Outside

The fully enclosed, WALLED GARDENS are primarily laid to lawn and bordered by a mixture of mature plants, shrubs and trees, There is a large paved terrace at the lower, southern end of the garden, which is a real suntrap and perfect for entertaining. At the top of the garden is a raised sun deck with pergola over. Behind the house, steps lead down to a cobbled courtyard with a stone SHED/WORKSHOP linked to an adjoining timber SHED.

Services

All mains services are currently connected. Central heating via radiators.

Viewing

Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.

Directions

From South Molton town square continue into East Street and pass the junction for Station Road on the left. The property will be found shortly after, on the left, signed 'Fort Cottage'.

Arrange viewing 01769 358002

Stags - South Molton

29 The Square, South Molton, Devon, EX36 3AQ

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