2 bedroom cottage for sale

Kingscott, Torrington, Devon, EX38

Under Offer £169,950

Property Description

Key features

  • No Onward Chain
  • Ideal Holiday Let
  • Grade II listed
  • Character Cottage
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/breakfast Room
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Off Road Parking
  • Garden

Full description

An attached period cottage of historical interest, believed to be over 400 years old in this delightful hamlet on the outskirts of Torrington. The accommodation is extremely well presented with a wealth of character features and would make a perfect second home or holiday let.

NO ONWARD CHAIN

Situation & Amenities - Situated in a historic hamlet on the outskirts of the market town of Great Torrington, is this delightful cottage. Great Torrington is approximately 3 miles away and a has an excellent range of amenities including banks, butchers, various shops, pubs and restaurants, post office, church, primary and secondary school. There is also a nine hole golf course. The port and market town of Bideford is approximately 9 miles away and offers a wider range of amenities including schooling for all ages (public and private) and three supermarkets. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 12 miles away and offers a wider range of amenities including all the areas main business, shopping and commercial venues.

Description - This is a superb opportunity to acquire this charming attached period cottage in a tranquil location. The cottage is of historical interest and is believed to be at least 400 years old. It is believed that in 1646, the Roundheads passed through the hamlet of Kingscott on the way to Torrington from Chumleigh and reputedly stabled their horses in the vicinity of the cottage prior to the battle of Torrington. The cottage is Grade II Listed and would make an ideal second home or holiday let. It has a wealth of character features including multi fuel stoves, bread ovens and exposed beams and benefits from an open outlook over the surrounding countryside.
It also has off road parking, a wood store and a separate garden.

The accommodation with approximate dimensions is identified on the accompanying floorplan and comprises:

Stable door leads to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.98m x 3.89m (16'4" x 12'9") - This is a delightful dual aspect room with feature inglenook fireplace with multi fuel burner set into recess with exposed brick and stone on a brick hearth. Bread oven, exposed lintel, tiled floor. The kitchen has a range of wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit set into roll top work surface. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, cooker, corner display cupboard with light, built-in larder with window to rear elevation overlooking the field and space for fridge/freezer.
 
Stairs rise to first floor landing. Old Devon three plank door with steps lead to;

Sitting Room - 4.72m x 3.99m (15'6" x 13'1") - A superb light and airy dual aspect room with windows to front and rear elevations enjoying views over the open fields. Stone inglenook fireplace with bread oven and multi-fuel stove. Brick hearth, exposed woodwork. Door gives access to rear elevation.

First Floor Landing - Comprising exposed woodwork and window to rear elevation overlooking the open fields and the countryside in the distance. Access to loft space.
 
From the landing, stairs rise to;

Bedroom One - 4.90m x 3.05m (16'1" x 10'0") - A dual aspect room with windows to front and rear elevation. Exposed beams, hatch access to loft space. Built-in wardrobes providing excellent storage.

Bedroom Two - 3.40m x 2.29m (11'2" x 7'6") - Window to front elevation.

Bathroom - Newly installed bathroom comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and electric power shower over. Low level WC, vanity unit wash hand basin with tiled splash back, tongue and groove panelled walls. Window to front elevation. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Outside - To the front of the property there is a communal area of garden with lawn area, various shrubs, plants and trees. There is also a good size shed/woodstore of stone construction. There is also parking for one vehicle.
 
Across the lane there is a private garden area with decking area and low maintenance gravelled garden with a variety of plants.

Special Note - The property is currently run as a successful holiday let and is advertised through ownersdirect.co.uk, details can be found on Owners Direct website using the reference number 8167870. The owners also have their own website for holiday letting the property www.rosecot.weebly.com where further details can be found including positive testimonials from guests.
Contents, fixtures & fittings and the holiday letting marketing materials are also available by separate negotiation.

Directions - From Bideford proceed towards Great Torrington on the A386. Stay on this road until you reach Great Torrington itself. Continue until reaching the first mini roundabout and proceed straight across and then continue until reaching the next roundabout. Bear right here signposted towards South Molton. Proceed out of Great Torrington and continue until reaching the village of High Bullen. Turn right signposted towards St Giles In The Wood and proceed until reaching the village. Continue through the village until reaching a cross roads. Turn left here signposted to Kingscott and take the right hand fork into the hamlet, go past the lane to Stoney Ford before turning left after the two cottages on the left.

Local Authority - Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 2QG. Tel: 01237 428700.

Viewings - Strictly and only by appointment with Stags on 01237 425030.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.


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12 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Chapleton (5.6 mi)
  • Umberleigh (5.7 mi)
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4 The Quay, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2HW

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Nearest stations

  • Chapleton (5.6 mi)
  • Umberleigh (5.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Bideford

4 The Quay, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2HW

01237 720007 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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