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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Chittlehampton, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37


Property Description

Key features

  • Many period features
  • Detached cottage
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Attached barn
  • Good size rear gardens
  • Gas central heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This attractive Grade 2 listed detached thatched cottage is a short walk to the heart of this popular village offering village post office/store, popular public house, church and school.

Rose Cottage is a charming character home with many period features and tastefully presented. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall, a sitting room with beams and inglenook fireplace with bread oven, dining room, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room with feature flooring using slate from Nottingham slate Mill, Belfast sink and Aga, walk in larder/pantry room with brick floor, lean to/sun room leading to a laundry room and attached barn. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom with 4 piece white suite and a chrome towel rail/radiator.

Benefiting from gas central heating with many of the rooms having traditional cast iron column radiators from an old school. Rose Cottage also has a number of other individual features including stripped panel doors, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with bread oven, exposed areas of stone, and brick flooring etc.

Next to the Cottage there is a well, believed to be St Heiritha's well - situated to the side of Rose Cottage, St Heiritha was born in Devon although little is known of her life, legend has said: she was killed and a miraculous stream immediately sprang up where she fell.

Attached to the cottage is a useful barn currently providing a laundry room, and storage area.
To the front the cottage has a garden area arranged as lawn and flower borders with a courtyard area to the rear being fully enclosed offering privacy and an ideal barbeque space. Further large garden area requiring cultivation with useful shed with power, and stream border.

Chittlehampton is a thriving community with an excellent range of amenities that include a post office/store, a very popular public house with darts and skittle teams, a local football team, a pre-school and primary school, historic church and village hall. Surrounded by outstanding countryside the village is just five miles from the thriving market town of South Molton which has a full range of amenities including a supermarket, two health centres, four banks, various shops, pubs and restaurants, a twice weekly market and schools for all age ranges. The village is also just a few miles from the North Devon link road, which provides a quick route to both the M5 and national rail links at Tiverton, as well as the regional centre of Barnstaple which has the Green Lanes shopping centre, out of town superstores, the North Devon college and the North Devon leisure centre. The area offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, horse riding, cycling, fishing on the Mole and the Taw, golf at Libbaton, Landkey, Saunton and the nearby High Bullen Country Hotel and Leisure complex.
From our office leave the Square via Barnstaple Street and take the first left turn into West Street (B3227). Leave the town on this road and after approximately 5 miles turn by the war memorial into the village and Rose Cottage will be in front of you next to the village stocks.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 February 2012


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