2 bedroom cottage for saleBrownston Street, Modbury, South Devon
- Character cottage
- Tucked away location
- Close to amenities
- Two bedrooms
- Small Garden
- Central Heating and Woodburner
DESCRIPTION A very pretty cottage, much improved by the owners and in excellent condition. Bags of character with an open fireplace, modern fitted kitchen and bathroom, two bedrooms and small garden. Fantastic first time buy or investment.
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.
ACCOMMODATION Double glazed door with glazed side light to:-
HALLWAY Stairs rise to the first floor. Double glazed window. Most attractive oak cupboard. Door opens to:-
CLOAKROOM With wash hand basin with vanity unit below and WC. Tiled floor.
SITTING ROOM Double glazed window with window seat looking to the rear of the property. Door to understairs cupboard which houses the washing machine. One wall is dominated by a very attractive open fireplace with stone hearth and a Jotul Scandinavian woodburning stove. To one side of the chimneybreast is a useful fitted cupboard. Door communicates with the rear of the property and gives access along a passage to the garden. Open doorway gives access to:-
KITCHEN A modern fitted kitchen with electric oven, gas hob with stainless steel extractor over. Space for a refrigerator and for a freezer. Stainless steel sink drainer unit. Wall mounted cupboards and to one wall, the modern Alfa gas boiler which serves the domestic hot water and central heating system.
LANDING Window looking out over the attractive roofscape of Modbury to fields beyond.
BEDROOM Double bedroom with fitted wardrobe cupboard.
BEDROOM Views to two aspects out over the roof tops of Modbury.
WET ROOM Recently fitted shower/wet room with WC, wash hand basin and large wet-room style shower.
OUTSIDE To the rear of the property is a passage which gives access to several cottages tucked behind Brownston Street including the garden, nd excellent storage area immediately behind the cottage and further on a small low maintenance but pretty garden backing onto an old wall and which will be delightful to sit out in in the summer months.
SERVICES Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
COUNCIL TAX Council Tax Band B.
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.
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