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1 bedroom cottage for sale

Modbury, South Devon

Removed £199,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming cottage
  • Character features throughout
  • Sought after location
  • Within easy walking distance to amenities
  • Lounge with multi fuel stove
  • Well-appointed kitchen
  • Garden room
  • Delightful garden with pretty views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION This well-appointed character cottage is situated in a tucked away location in the heart of Modbury and within close proximity of amenities. This charming property offers a wealth of character features and comprises of lounge with woodburning stove, fitted kitchen, garden room, bathroom and spacious bedroom (which could easily be converted back into two rooms). A lovely sunny garden enjoys pretty views across the town and countryside beyond.

Prospect Cottage sits on a quiet lane with an attractive wooden door leading to:- 

SITUATION Modbury is a picturesque Georgian town situated in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', and is only about 4 miles from the nearest beach. Some two hundred years ago it was extremely prosperous being the local market town and a centre for the wool trade. Today there is a good range of local shops including a butcher, baker, grocers, hardware store, chemist, delicatessen and a number of gift and antique shops. Other amenities include a primary school, health centre, dentist, veterinary surgery and mobile library and Lloyds Bank. For more comprehensive shopping,

Kingsbridge is to the South and Plymouth is about 12 miles to the West. Modbury is on the main bus route and is also only about five miles from the A38. Nearby there are fine cliff top and coastal walks, other beaches and coves, with sailing at Salcombe and Newton Ferrers, 18 hole golf courses at Thurlestone and Bigbury and Dartmoor National Park is several miles to the North.  

ENTRANCE HALL With tiled floor and doors leading to the lounge and:- 

GARDEN ROOM A valuable addition with exposed painted stone walls and windows to the kitchen and lounge. Tiled floor. Radiator. Built-in storage cupboard. French doors opening onto the garden. 

LOUNGE A charming room with exposed wooden beams, the focal point being a multi fuel stove with stone surround and slate hearth, perfect for those long winter evenings. With a window to the front and storage under, a further window with window seat looks out to the garden room. Stairs to first floor. Door to:- 

KITCHEN With exposed painted stone walls, this well-appointed fitted kitchen has a country feel with a good range of wall and base units, under pelmet lighting and tiled splashback. Integrated electric hob and oven. Space for fridge. Tiled floor. Window to garden room. Door to:- 

BATHROOM Partially tiled with a modern white suite to include panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Tiled floor. Storage cupboard housing combination boiler and plumbing for washing machine. Window to courtyard.

Stairs turn and rise from the lounge to Bedroom 1, on the stairs is a fitted double cupboard. 

BEDROOM 1 A lovely light and spacious room fitted with wardrobes and cupboards providing ample storage space. Dual aspect overlooking the front and rear aspects with pretty views across Modbury and the lane. Polished wooden floor. Formally two bedrooms, this could again be easily be converted into two rooms. 

GARDEN The pretty courtyard garden is a delight and positioned to the rear of the property. A private patio area has ample space for a table and chairs ideal for entertaining. Stepping stones with grass to one side, together with three apple trees and established flowering shrubs lead to a private gravelled area to the rear of the garden with garden shed. Wonderful views can be enjoyed across the rooftops of Modbury and countryside beyond.  

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating. 

TENURE Freehold. 


LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council. Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel. 01803 861234. 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye, Modbury Office. Bespoke appointments outside usual office hours can be arranged with adequate notice. 

DIRECTIONS Upon entering Modbury from the Kingsbridge direction, continue along the high street and up the hill turning right at Palm Cross Green. Take the next immediate right hand turning into Back Lane, passing the school on your left. Prospect Cottage can be found on the left hand side.  

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18 June 2016

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