Taw Valley

£475,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A superbly presented and extended character cottage set in two thirds of an acre. Kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, living room, shower room and bedroom on the ground floor with 3 further bedrooms (master en-suite) on the first floor. Gardens, useful outbuildings and parking. EPC Band F

Situation

The Cottage is set with no immediate neighbours in the highly attractive Taw Valley, in the midst of some of Devon's most attractive countryside and offers a wide range of recreational pursuits including fishing, riding, shooting, delightful walks and cycling.

The thriving small town of Chulmleigh is about two miles and offers a good range of local shops and amenities including medical centre, dentist, library and primary and secondary schooling. The market town of South Molton approximately ten miles distant offers a more comprehensive range of facilities, whilst the North Devon regional centre of Barnstaple lies about 15 miles away to the north and the Cathedral City of Exeter 24 miles to the south east.

There are nearby railway stations on the Barnstaple to Exeter (Tarka) line at Eggesford and Kings Nympton and the M5 motorway is within easy travelling distance at Junction 27, where there is also a mainline station at Tiverton Parkway.

Description

The Cottage is a delightful detached property which, in recent years has been significantly improved and extended by the current owners to now provide an intriguing and stylish home. The accommodation is presented in excellent decorative order with the origins of the original thatched cottage contrasting nicely with the contemporary style of the interior. The accommodation is also quite flexible with the provision of a bedroom and adjacent shower room on the ground floor which can be used for a dependent relative if required. The cottage is set in good sized gardens and grounds and also has a useful range of timber-framed outbuildings.

Accommodation

A glazed open PORCH with glazed front door leads into the LIVING ROOM with a stone flagstone floor, painted ceiling beams and large fireplace with wood burning stove and bread oven. The DINING ROOM also has a similar floor, painted ceiling beams, corner cupboard (concealing a former fireplace that could be re-instated) and recessed display shelving. The impressive KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM has a tiled floor, spiral staircase to the first floor and glazed double doors to the rear garden. The kitchen area is fitted with bespoke units with slate worktops over, double bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Smeg range oven with 4 burner LPG hob over and hood. Space for under counter fridge and freezer.

At the opposite end of the cottage and off the living room is an inner LOBBY with coat hooks and BOILER ROOM off. There is a SHOWER ROOM with tiled floor and vaulted ceiling, pedestal wash basin, WC, large shower cubicle with mixer shower and fitted cupboards along one wall. The ground floor BEDROOM also has a vaulted ceiling and glazed double doors to the garden.

On the FIRST FLOOR there are THREE BEDROOMS. The MASTER BEDROOM is an impressive room with a spiral staircase leading down to the kitchen/breakfast room and is open to an EN-SUITE BATHROOM but divided by partitions with storage and hanging rail below. The en-suite bathroom has a tiled floor, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, WC and heated towel rail. BEDROOM THREE could also be used as a dressing room and BEDROOM TWO is a large room with a vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers, part exposed stone walling and a staircase leading down to the living room.

Outside

To the side of the cottage is a gravelled area providing parking for several cars. A gravelled path leads around to the front door and there is a level garden to the front planted with a variety of trees. To the rear steps up to an area laid to lawn with a vegetable garden. Useful buildings include a timber framed WORKSHOP (19'11 x 11'1) with power and light connected, lean to GREENHOUSE, further timber SHED (11'7 x 9'7) with power and light, with a small store SHED to the side. To the rear an additional area of land has recently been acquired with the whole property now extending to about TWO THIRDS OF AN ACRE in total.

Services

Mains water and electricity, private drainage. Oil fired central heating via radiators.

Viewing

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

Directions

From the A377 At Collecton Mills take the turning to the west towards Burrington. Follow this road into the valley and continue for just under one mile and The Cottage will be found directly in front of you.

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Stags - South Molton

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

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