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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

West Street, South Molton, Devon, EX36


Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious Double Fronted Cottage
  • Many Period Features
  • Short Level Walk to Town
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Large Private Walled Courtyard
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 19ft Living Room with Fireplace
  • Very Attractive Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Study and Utility Room
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This most attractive DOUBLE FRONTED SEMI-DETACHED COTTAGE enjoys a south facing position which is only a very short level walk from the town centre. Originally 2 cottages and once used as a public house the cottage has been in the same ownership for the last 25 years in which time many improvements have taken place.

With the benefit of GAS FIRED RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING the accommodation is spacious and adaptable and it has many period features including a wealth of exposed beams.

On the GROUND FLOOR there is an ENTRANCE HALL with a tiled floor and doors to both the main rooms. There is a LIVING ROOM with a brick and stone fireplace housing a wood burning stove, part timber panelled walls, a laminate floor, a heavily beamed ceiling and a staircase to the first floor. To the rear of this room there is a large STUDY with a stone paved floor, an original fireplace recess, a beamed ceiling and a part glazed door to the rear courtyard. With doors from the hall and living room there is a very attractive FITTED KITCHEN/DINING ROOM with a dining area having an oak floor, a large fireplace with a moulded timber surround and woodburning stove, timber panelling to dado height and large exposed beams. The kitchen area has a range of drawer and cupboard base units, part tiled wall surfaces, a large stainless steel gas fired range with a stainless steel splashback and extractor hood over, a timber panelled ceiling with recessed lighting and a natural stone paved floor.

From the kitchen there is a door to a large UTILITY/CLOAKROOM with a built in 1.5 bowl sink with cupboards under, plumbing for a washing machine, a 'GLO WORM' gas fired boiler, a stone tiled floor, a built in cupboard, a part glazed door to the courtyard and a folding door to a WC/SHOWER ROOM with a basin, wc, and fully tiled shower area with an electric shower.

On the FIRST FLOOR there is a LANDING with original floorboards, a built in airing cupboard and linen cupboard, and an attractive heavily beamed stairwell.

BEDROOM 1 has good views and exposed beams, BEDROOM 2 has good views and exposed beams, BEDROOM 3 has a built in wash basin and base cupboards, BEDROOM 4 has a velux window and a part glazed door to a balcony with steps to the courtyard, and BEDROOM 5 has exposed timber lintels and a borrowed light window to the landing. There is also a FAMILY BATHROOM with a suite comprising a panelled bath, a pedestal basin, a high level wc, part tiled and part timber panelled walls.

OUTSIDE to the rear is a very large fully enclosed WALLED COURTYARD with a 3 tier paved patio, a large timber deck, a range of useful WORKSHOP/STORES and a gate to the side lane. With access over the side lane and to the rear of the courtyard there is a SINGLE GARAGE with an up and over door.

The property is within easy reach of excellent local amenities which include a Sainsbury's supermarket, various shops, pubs and restaurants, a post office, 4 banks, 2 health centres, a public park with a swimming pool and tennis courts, and schools for all age ranges including a nearby comprehensive school which has recently received an outstanding Ofsted report. Popular for its specialist shops and twice weekly market, the town stands just off the A361 (North Devon link road) which provides a quick route to the regional centre of Barnstaple (12 miles) and the M5 and national rail links at Tiverton. Within easy driving distance of Exmoor and the popular North Devon coast, the area offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits including horse riding, cycling, golf and fishing.
From our office leave The Square via Barnstaple Street and take the first left into West Street. Number 28 is a little way along on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 January 2016


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