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2 bedroom character property for sale

Bradford, Holsworthy

Sold STC £429,950

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This very versatile country retreat features a charming, detached, 2 reception room plus study, 2 bedroom period cottage (scope to extend) with a first class paddock, lovely landscaped gardens, highly productive vegetable plot with polytunnel, useful outbuildings, plenty of parking, and glorious views. Convenient setting overlooking the River Torridge valley between Holsworthy and Shebbear. The whole property is some 3.78 acres.

The Accommodation Comprises (All Measurements Are Approximate):- - This charming and characterful cottage was extensively restored in recent years and now offers accommodation briefly comprising: Covered Entrance Porch leading to Entrance Hall/Study, Dining Room, Lounge with inglenook fireplace and a "Hunter" multi-fuel stove, Kitchen with "Stable" door to Entrance Porch, First Floor Landing, 2 Bedrooms, and Bathroom. There is undoubted scope to extend the accommodation if required as planning permission was obtained to include a large Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room with 2 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite) above. In the grounds, the permission also allowed the erection of a Double Garage. There is every indication that Torridge District Council would looking favourably upon renewal of this permission.

Covered Entrance Porch - Courtesy light. PVCu double glazed door leading into the:

Entrance Hall/Study - 10'6 x 5'8 (3.20m x 1.73m) - Oak flooring. PVCu double glazed window overlooking the grounds to the River Torridge valley. Telephone point. Double wall light. Electric heater.

Dining Room - 16'6 x 10'7 (5.03m x 3.23m) - Oak flooring. Beamed ceiling. Double aspect PVCu double glazed windows with fine rural views to the rear. 2 double wall lights. Pine staircase rising to the First Floor. Brick fireplace with hardwood mantle and slate hearth housing an inset multi-fuel stove.

Lounge - 18'10 x 12'6 (5.74m x 3.81m) - Oak flooring. 2 PVCu double glazed windows to the front elevation with exposed lintels over. PVCu double glazed door to the rear garden. Exposed beams. Feature inglenook fireplace with a slate hearth and inset mantle housing a "Hunter" multi-fuel stove supplying domestic hot water.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 13'6 x 11'0 (4.11m x 3.35m) - Tiled floor. Double aspect PVCu double glazed windows. Electric heater. Ample worksurfaces with matching light oak effect base and wall units. Broom cupboard. Further storage/larder cupboard. Space for fridge/freezer. Plumbing for washing machine. 11/2 bowl inset enamel sink. Tiled splashbacking.

First Floor Landing - Pine flooring. Small "Juliet" gallery. PVCu double glazed window to rear. Exposed beams. Built-in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder, and electric immersion heater.

Bedroom 1 - 12'5 x 11'0 (3.78m x 3.35m) - Pine flooring. PVCu double glazed window to front overlooking the road to countryside beyond.

Bedroom 2 - 10'7 x 10'0 (3.23m x 3.05m) - Pine flooring. PVCu double glazed window to front looking across the road to countryside. Access to insulated roof space.

Bathroom - PVCu double glazed window to front enjoying countryside views. Heated multi-rung radiator/towel rail. 3 piece white suite with a tap shower fitting to the bath.

Outside - The property is approached through a recessed timber 5 bar gate onto a driveway/yard area providing extensive parking for numerous vehicles. From here, there is gated access to the paddock and the vegetable/soft fruit garden. The main area of the garden predominantly lies to the rear and one side of the cottage and has been skillfully landscaped with well stocked beds surrounding a central lawn. Ornamental pond, patio, sun terraces, and areas of shingle. From the garden there are glorious views extending along the valley of the River Torridge. There is an attractive and very useful:

Summerhouse/Home Office - Timber built under a slate roof. This has also been used as "overspill" accommodation when friends come to stay.

Beyond the formal garden is a further area fenced for poultry.

Former Block Built Shippon - This did have planning permission to be reinstated as a Double Garage and although not current, this should be straight forward to reinstate.

General Purpose Outbuilding - 49'0 x 13'0 (14.94m x 3.96m) - Highly versatile and useful as a Garage/Storage, but could equally be suitable for stabling. It is of timber frame/box profile sheet construction with a concrete floor, and doors off to 3 sides.

To the rear of this is a highly productive and very well established VEGETABLE GARDEN with a good range of sizeable raised beds. Very substantial:

Keder House - 22'0 x 12'0 (6.71m x 3.66m) - Which is a cross between a greenhouse and polytunnel.

The Land - Adjoining the formal gardens is a highly productive and gently sloping paddock bordered by tree topped hedges.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. The property benefits from both photovoltaic and solar panels which supply the property with domestic hot water and electricity. These were purchased by the vendor and are not subject to any lease agreement.

Council Band - Band 'D' (please note this council band may be subject to reassessment).

Epc Rating - Rating D.

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