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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cheriton Bishop, Exeter

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Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented "picture postcard" cottage
  • Flexible 3/4 bedroomed period accommodation
  • Gardens and paddock in total to about 0.4 acres
  • Substantial range of outbuildings
  • Lovely rural views with adjoining farmland
  • Fully fitted impressive "Ashgrove" kitchen and matching utility
  • Character features inc. beams and inglenook
  • Accessible location just 0.5 mile from the A30!

Full description

Call us to view - we are open 7 days a week! Beautifully presented "picture postcard" period cottage with totally immaculate 3 or 4 bedroomed period accommodation full of character features, gardens and paddock to just under 0.4 acres in all and lovely rural views.

This most attractive Grade II listed detached period thatched cottage is located in a delightful and accessible rural setting enjoying magnificent rural views over the surrounding rolling Devonshire countryside. The cottage is located adjoining the road between the sought after villages of Cheriton Bishop and Tedburn St Mary, and is within approx ½ mile of the A30 dual carriageway which affords fast and easy access to Exeter, the M5 motorway, and Okehampton etc.

The cottage offers very well appointed 3 or 4 bedroomed accommodation superbly presented throughout, and brimming with period features including heavily beamed ceilings, an original plank & muntin oak screen to the living room and entrance hall, a lovely fireplace with bread oven, and exposed roof timbers, to name a few. The property also enjoys modern day comforts, which include a recently fitted impressive ‘Ashgrove’ fitted kitchen with black granite working surfaces, integrated dishwasher and fridge and matching recently fitted ‘Ashgrove’ utility plus shower room.

The flooring to the ground floor is mainly natural slate, which benefits from underfloor central heating.

Outside, the property is set in lovely gardens and grounds with the entire plot extending to about 0.4 acres, including a paddock, brand new large open fronted large outbuilding/garage, and a brand new rebuilt useful barn, a summerhouse, and spacious parking areas for numerous vehicles including caravans, trailers, boats etc. The garden immediately to the rear of the cottage enjoys much privacy and shelter and is delightfully presented with areas of gravel, well stocked flower beds plus a useful cob/stone barn ideal for recycling/refuse etc.

CHERITON BISHOP is one of Mid Devon's picturesque villages situated just off the A30 trunk road giving fast dual carriageway access to Exeter (10 miles) and the M5 motorway to the east, and Okehampton and Cornwall to the west. It has a thriving village community and an historic parish church. There are two popular inns, primary school, doctor's surgery, village hall and post office/stores. There is also a veterinary surgery in the village on weekdays. The nearby village of Tedburn St. Mary is about 3 miles away and the busy town of Crediton about 7 miles.

TEDBURN ST MARY is one of the areas picturesque villages situated some 7 miles west of Exeter, 5 miles south of Crediton and 14 miles east of Okehampton. It lies within a mile of the A30 trunk road giving dual carriageway access to Exeter and the M5 motorway. The village has two popular inns, a garage, post office / stores, historic parish church and a highly respected primary school. The Fingle Glen Golf Club and Pathfinder Village are both situated nearby.

DIRECTIONS FROM CREDITON From Crediton take the road to Tedburn St Mary (approx 5 miles). When arriving at the village crossroads, turn right as signed to Cheriton Bishop. Follow this road out of the village continuing for approximately 1.5 miles, and Melhuish Down Cottage will be found on the left hand side of the road.

DIRECTIONS FROM EXETER VIA A30 (Exeter to Okehampton dual carriageway) From Exeter take the A30 dual carriageway towards Okehampton for about 8 miles, and turn off at Woodleigh Junction (as signed Cheriton Bishop). Take the 3rd exit at the roundabout (signed Tedburn St Mary, and Crediton). Proceed over the A30 bridge, and at the next roundabout take the first exit (signed Tedburn St Mary, and Crediton). Follow this road for just over half a mile, and Melhuish Down Cottage will be seen on the right hand side of the road.

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29 January 2016


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