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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Fore Street, Barton


Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Character Detached Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • 3 Bedrooms & Shower Room/WC
  • 2 Characterful Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen & Cloakroom/WC
  • Wood Store/Utility
  • Garage/Workshop & Parking
  • Approx 1/3 Acre Level Gardens

Full description

DESCRIPTION This delightful characterful period cottage occupies an attractive predominantly level plot, measuring approximately 1/3 acre. The cottage is conveniently situated within a cul-de-sac location found to the outskirts of Torquay where there is good access to both Newton Abbot and Torbay. Local bus routes, shops and schools are all within close proximity and the Willows out of town shopping centre, which includes Sainsburys supermarket and Marks and Spencer, is only a short drive away. This unique Grade II listed home, which has been in occupancy by the present owner for approximately 40 years, offers a good deal of charm which requires internal inspection to be appreciated. There are extensive exposed wooden beams, solid wood internal doors and many nooks and crannies found in such a period property. Outside there are attractive gardens, which enjoy a sunny aspect and offer a good deal of privacy and seclusion. There is also a garage/workshop and parking for additional vehicles.  

MAIN ENTRANCE Part obscure glazed and panelled French doors opening to:- 

RECEPTION HALL 14' 6" x 7' 3" (4.42m x 2.21m) A spacious welcoming characterful area with radiator, door to coats cupboard, exposed beam to ceiling, wall light point, door and stairway to first floor, further solid wood door opening to:- 

LOUNGE 15' 6" plus recess x 12' 10" (4.72m x 3.91m) A spacious period room with deep silled windows to front and side aspects, two radiators, feature brick built open fireplace, central beam to ceiling. Further period style door opening to first floor stairway. It should be noted that in this room there is a shower cubicle with wash basin and low level WC, used at one time for an elderly relative, but which could be easily be removed. 

DINING ROOM 18' 2" x 9' 6" (5.54m x 2.9m) Windows to front and rear aspects, feature period style fireplace with gas fired living flame stove, exposed timbers to ceiling, three wall light points, telephone point, two radiators, solid wood door opening to:- 

KITCHEN 9' 8" x 9' 8" (2.95m x 2.95m) An attractive room with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, overhead window and double glazed skylight, further window with attractive outlook to garden. Breakfast bar extending to built-in Welsh dresser with drawers, storage cupboards and display cabinets, rolled edge work surface with drawers and cupboards under, inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Four ring gas hob with built-in electric oven under and filter hood over, matching wall cupboards, part ceramic tiling to walls and floor, solid wood door opening to:- 

REAR LOBBY This extends to a good size:- 

WOOD STORE/UTILITY 8' 1" x 7' 5" (2.46m x 2.26m) Window and outlook to rear garden, two exterior doors and a further door opening to:- 

CLOAKROOM/WC 8' 7" x 5' 7" (2.62m x 1.7m) Window, low level WC, plumbing for automatic washing machine, radiator, wall mounted gas fired boiler servicing domestic hot water and central heating. Door to Wine Store with wine racks. 


FIRST FLOOR LANDING Exposed timbers and cornice, radiator, hatch to roof void, solid wooden door to:- 

BEDROOM 1 18' 1" x 13' 1" (5.51m x 3.99m) A spacious light and airy double bedroom with windows to front and side aspects, exposed timbers to ceiling. 

BEDROOM 2 12' 6" x 10' 6" (3.81m x 3.2m) A spacious double bedroom with windows to front and side aspects, feature period fireplace, exposed timbers, wall light point. 

BEDROOM 3 11' 6" x 7' 8" (3.51m x 2.34m) An attractive room with part sloping ceiling, window to front aspect, exposed timbers, wall light point. 

SHOWER ROOM/WC Walk-in double width shower unit with plumbed shower, wash basin with cupboard under, low level WC, part ceramic tiling to walls, wall mounted electric bar heater. 

OUTSIDE There are approximately 1/3 acre gardens which are predominantly level and accessed via a five bar wrought iron gate which opens to a parking area laid to loose stone which in turn leads to a detached garage of wood construction. A paved path leads to the main entrance and continues to the far side of the property where there is a paved patio area with flowers and shrubs to borders, trellised fencing and wood store. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, summer house and archway opening to an attractive garden area which is again laid to lawn. Timber fencing and mature shrubs and plants to surround offer a good deal of privacy and seclusion. 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact our Chelston Office on 01803 897321. 

DIRECTIONS From Newton Road at the traffic lights (near McDonalds) turn into Hele Road. Continue past the Cemetery and at the roundabout turn left into Barton Hill Road. Proceed some distance and continue through the next set of traffic lights before turning at the mini roundabout into Isaacs Road. Turn immediately left into Fore Street and left again into the small cul-de-sac where the property will be seen immediately to the right hand side. 

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18 May 2013

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