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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Umberleigh, EX37

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Traditional detached Devon long house
  • Solid oak doors
  • Feature beams
  • Inglenook fireplaces complete with bread ovens
  • Grad || Listed f stone and cob construction under a thatched roof
  • Spacious accomdation
  • Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Garage, Workshop and Garden Sheds
  • 3/4 acre garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Please quote reference 2017027 when enquiring about this property.

Lemons Cottage is a traditional, detached Devon long house, with beautiful Oak panelled walls, lift latch solid oak doors, feature beams and Inglenook fireplaces complete with bread ovens. This charming cottage is grade II listed of stone and cob construction under a thatched roof. South facing and surrounded by a pretty walled cottage garden to the front and a secluded multi-level rear garden comprising of gravelled patio areas with heather and shrub boarders, and a vegetable garden. Plus approx 3/4 acre gardens mostly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees, pond and stream with potting shed, storage shed and summer house. Possible potential to build subject to the usual consents.

The cottage offers spacious accommodation, with oak front door leading to a hallway with an original oak panel wall with ledge and brace door to dining room, with stone fireplace, inset bread oven and feature beams and door to rear garden. A further door leads to the kitchen breakfast room, which has a glass panel door to front garden, an oil fired Rayburn and fully fitted kitchen with inset electric cooker and separate ceramic hob. The kitchen follows through a stone archway to breakfast room with window overlooking rear garden and sliding door to utility with access to rear garden and downstairs cloak.

From the dining room a couple of steps rise to the sitting room has a wonderful stone Inglenook fireplace with a log burner, feature bread oven and cream making alcove. There is a spectacular, feature, tradition oak panel wall running the full length of the room and there is an opening in the rear wall to a wide turning staircase to first floor. A ledge and brace door in the panelling leads to the study/library with fitted bookcases, traditional cottage window with window seat and oak panel wall.

Upstairs the cottage has vaulted ceilings with exposed beams and pretty cottage windows. The master bedroom is L-shape and double aspect with en-suite bathroom and pine fitted wardrobes. There is a further good size double and a single bedroom, family bathroom and a vaulted landing with airing cupboard and storage recess.

The cottage is in good repair and full of charm and character and has the added benefit of Oil fired central heating, backed up by the Rayburn and log burner. There is secondary double glazing throughout, mains water, drainage and electricity. Opposite the cottage there is a garage, a large workshop and off road parking.

Lemons Cottage is situated close to the village centre in a secluded country lane. Atherington has a village shop with post office, village hall and St Marys Church. There is a children’s' recreational field and a garage & Spar shop close by at Fishleigh. Barnstaple is within 10 minutes by car, which is the areas main shopping and recreational area. There are golf courses at nearby High Bickington, Torrington, Landkey and Chittlehamholt. The A361 North Devon link road at Barnstaple provides quick access to the motorway network at Tiverton.

Please quote reference 2017027 when enquiring about this property.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016


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