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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Steep, Winsford

Guide Price £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Cottage
  • Superb Rural Views
  • Large Gardens
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Heart of Exmoor
  • Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Summer House

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set within this favoured village in the heart of Exmoor is this charming 3 bedroom semi-detached cottage with large gardens from which are stunning rural views. The property which is in need of some improvement offers spacious accommodation throughout with the potential of being a fantastic family home or holiday home. To the ground floor is a cosy sitting room and a large dining / family room, kitchen, cloakroom. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Situation - Winsford is one of the three villages comprising what is known locally as The Golden Triangle of Exmoor. It is an attractive village in the Exe Valley where the River Exe and the Winn Brook meet and there are eight bridges and a ford. It is only a short walk to the parish church, village hall, garage and the famous Royal Oak Inn. There are also tennis courts and a cricket pitch in the village.

Dulverton, 7 miles away, is a delightful small town nestling in the Barle Valley within the Exmoor National Park and is well known as "The Gateway to Exmoor". It provides good day-to-day shopping together with two churches, a bank, post office, chemist, doctors, dental and veterinary surgeries and a well used town hall. There are also good restaurants and recreational facilities including squash courts, all weather tennis courts and football and cricket pitches.

Tiverton, 20 miles away, is an old market town and has several supermarkets, a wide range of shops, modern district hospital, sports centre/swimming pool complex and 18-hole golf course as well as schools for all ages including Blundells public school. There is easy access along the A361 North Devon Link Road to the M5 (Junction 27) and Tiverton Parkway Station providing mainline connections to London Paddington. Exeter airport is approximately 39 miles to the south.

Directions - From the centre of Dulverton proceed up the High Street following the road round into Jury Road and along the B3222 to Machine Cross. Turn left at the T junction, signposted Winsford and Bridgetown and about three quarters of a mile beyond Bridgetown turn left, signposted for Winsford. On entering the village turn left and go through the ford and take the first right turning. East Galliford will be found at the top on the right hand side, opposite the church entrance.

Entrance Hall:
Front door with stairs rising to the first floor. Doors to:-

Sitting Room: 15 x 10’2
A cosy room with open fire and feature fire surround double glazed window to front aspect, night storage heater.

Dining / Family Room: 20’4 x 11’6
Large room with double glazed window to side aspect. fireplace with Rayburn inset (currently not in use), night storage heater.

Kitchen: 13’11 x 8’2
With a range of base units with work surfaces over, space for electric cooker, fridge freezer, plumbing for washing machine, stainless steel sink with drainer. 2x double glazed windows to rear aspect and Velux window. Night storage heater.

Back door, window to rear aspect, night storage heater.

Close coupled WC, Double glazed window to rear aspect, night storage heater.

First Floor Landing: Double glazed window to side aspect, night storage heater.

Bedroom One: 12’10 x 10’7
Double glazed window to the front aspect, with feature cast iron fire place, electric panel heater.

Bedroom Two: 11’11 x 11’6
Double glazed window to rear aspect, with feature cast iron fire place, electric panel heater.

Bedroom Three: 9’10 x 7’8
Double glazed window to the side aspect.

Fitted with a panel enclosed bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin, close coupled WC, part tiled walls, double glazed window to the front aspect.

The cottage is approached from the quiet village lane via a pathway which leads to the front door. The garden is to the front and side of the cottage and is level, of a good size and mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs and plants. There is a south west facing timber summerhouse from which to enjoy the sun. A shared pedestrian access leads to the rear of the cottage from the lane.

Tenure - Freehold

Council Tax - Currently business rated due to holiday letting (Presumed Band D)

Services - Mains Drainage, Electricity

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) graphs

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 May 2016

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