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OIRO £575,000

3 Bedroom Cottage for Sale


OIRO £575,000

Key Features

  • Detached Traditional Character Cottage
  • Separate Outside Office
  • Wrap Around Cottage Gardens
  • Large Modern Garage/Workshop & Off Road Parking
  • Edge of Village Location within Walking Distance of Local Inn
  • Two Reception Rooms with Period Features
  • Conservatory & Sunroom
  • Three Double Bedrooms

Full Description

Sitting in its OWN PLOT, not overlooked and within walking distance of the SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE of Bratton Clovelly and the renowned Clovelly Inn. The traditionally built property enjoys a WEALTH OF PERIOD FEATURES including beamed ceilings, traditional latched doors, two inglenook fireplaces with multi fuel stoves and thick cob walls, whilst benefiting from modern oil fired central heating, updated bathrooms and kitchen including a recent Range style cooker with 5 ring induction hob. The accommodation is DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS and includes a dining room, sitting room, garden room, modern fitted kitchen and conservatory. Pleasant wrap around gardens extend to all four sides with distant views across the valley. Within the gardens is ample parking with a generous single garage and adjoining workshop. Beyond this is a further log store and fully insulated and heated HOME OFFICE. The property has been exceptionally maintained by the current owners and provides a comfortable family home, as well as enjoying a wealth of CHARM and CHARACTER.

Situated on the outskirts of this small, sought after, Devon village with historic church and public house, along with village hall. Roadford Lake is situated nearby providing opportunity for watersports and scenic walks along with some excellent fishing. The local primary school is located at Boasley Cross approximately 3 miles away. The former market town of Okehampton is approximately 9 miles distance to the east and offers a comprehensive range of every day amenities including 3 supermarkets, one being Waitrose, primary and secondary schooling as well as various leisure facilities. From Okehampton, there is easy access to the A30 dual carriageway providing links east and west into Cornwall and to the Cathedral and University City of Exeter. Okehampton is due to reinstate its rail link to Exeter, from the latter part of 2021, this will also add additional connectivity to the area.

Period style bell pull and door leading to the entrance hall with stairs to first floor. Under stairs recess and cupboard. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Doors to dining room and further door to:

SITTING ROOM: - 13' 0'' x 13' 0'' (3.96m x 3.96m)
Dual aspect with windows to the front and rear. Impressive inglenook fireplace with oak Bressumer, cloam oven and inset multi-fuel stove. Deep recesses either side of chimney breast with built in cupboards and shelving. Exposed beams. Radiator.

DINING ROOM: - 12' 4'' x 12' 0'' (3.76m x 3.65m)
Large stone inglenook fireplace with timber bressumer and light over. Cloam oven, recently installed multi fuel stove. Deep recess to one side of the chimney breast with fitted cupboards. Recessed shelving and display cabinet. Consumer unit. Oak cupboard. Radiator.

From the dining room there is an arch way through to the:

KITCHEN: - 14' 0'' x 8' 8'' (4.26m x 2.64m)
Dual aspect with windows to the front and side. Traditional beamed ceiling. Range of base and eye level units. Range of modern base and eye level unites with work surfaces over. Inset ceramic sink with drainer. Range style cooker with induction hob. Tiled splash backing. Radiator. Door to conservatory;

CONSERVATORY: - 8' 3'' x 6' 1'' (2.51m x 1.85m)
Tiled flooring. Radiator. Triple aspect. Door leading out to gardens.

GARDEN ROOM: - 7' 3'' x 6' 3'' (2.21m x 1.90m) maximum
Open plan with the dining room, glazed on three sides enjoying pleasant views over the garden. Double doors lead out to the garden.

Dual aspect with windows to the front and side. Doors to three bedrooms and family bathroom.

BEDROOM 1: - 13' 3'' x 13' 5'' (4.04m x 4.09m)
Dual aspect with windows to the front and rear overlooking the gardens and beyond to the surrounding countryside. Two built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2: - 12' 9'' x 10' 10'' (3.88m x 3.30m)
Window to rear with pleasant views. Built-in cupboard and further built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Fitted shelving. Loft hatch. Fitted book shelving. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3: - 14' 10'' x 8' 6'' (4.52m x 2.59m)
Dual aspect with pleasant views to the garden and beyond. Access to loft space. Radiator.

Obscured glazed window to front. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower unit. Radiator.

To the front of the property there is a concrete parking area for 3-4 cars, and a gate and path leads to the front garden and front door, with areas of garden to either side. Further gated access from around the side of the property leading around to an extensive rear garden with gravel seating area with large covered pergola area ideal for al fresco dining during the spring and summer months. There are several paved seating areas, pleasant flower and shrub borders and generous lawn. At the far end of the garden, backing on to the parking area is a useful garage/workshop.

GARAGE/WORKSHOP: - 33' 0'' x 10' 0'' (10.05m x 3.05m)
Currently divided in two sections:

GARAGE AREA: - 19' 3'' x 9' 10'' (5.86m x 2.99m)
Window overlooking the gardens. Power and light connected. Up and over door.

WORKSHOP AREA: - 13' 1'' x 10' 0'' (3.98m x 3.05m)
Window overlooking the gardens. Power and light connected. Work benches to two sides.

Door to the rear of the workshop, and a further home office.

HOME OFFICE: - 11' 8'' x 9' 10'' (3.55m x 2.99m)
This has been fully insulated with double glazed window front. Power and light connected. Broadband. Radiator run from main central heating boiler. Pleasant views over the gardens and surrounding countryside.

The rear garden enjoys a southerly aspect and offers a good degree of privacy and seclusion. Directly to the rear of the house is a recently installed 'Grant' oil fired boiler which services the central heating and hot water. There is also within the gardens, a small stone outbuilding which we understand was formerly the outside WC but now used as additional garden storage.

A few minutes drive from the property, is a further enclosure of 3 ½ acres of woodland with a small paddock. This has been much enjoyed by the current owners and within this is a useful storage shed. If one wanted to utilise this for a caravan for up to 56 days per year, one could as well as being a wonderful haven for wildlife. The Vendor is looking for offers in the region of £60000.00 by separate negotiation, should this be of interest.

Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.

West Devon Borough Council.

Shower cubicle with aqua panelled splash backing and low level WC. Wash hand basin. Extractor fan. Window to side.

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