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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashreigney, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18

Offers in Region of £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Bespoke kitchen, central island, inglenook and bread oven
  • Sitting room, inglenook fireplace, wood burner and bread oven
  • Further reception room, French doors to terrace
  • Three spacious double bedrooms, master with en suite shower room
  • Family bathroom with exposed timbers and wooden floor
  • Utility/cloakroom
  • Rayburn/oil fired central heating
  • Ground floor slate with under floor heating
  • All gardens south facing, lawns, fruit trees and established perennial shrubs and flowers
  • Garage and outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully renovated quintessential character cottage dating back to the early 1700s.

This fabulous property retains a wealth of charm and character including two inglenook fireplaces with bread ovens, beamed and vaulted ceilings and exposed stonework. There is an array of character features.

Landscaped gardens, approx. 1/3 acre, overlook a wooded valley to the surrounding countryside. Entirely to the south of the cottage, quiet, private, with a terrace the full width of the property and seating areas ideal for al fresco dining and views over the garden.

Kitchen: a superb room, exposed stone, original timbers. Window seat, hand crafted kitchen, Rayburn, ceramic hob, integrated fridge/freezer/larder/dishwasher/spice racks. An abundance of cupboard space, ample room for dining table and chairs.

Lounge: has exposed timbers, and stonework, window seat, inglenook, log burner, bread oven and door to terrace and garden

Further reception room, light, airy, high ceiling, exposed beams, French doors to terrace.

The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes, an en suite shower room, tiled with travertine, exposed stonework and beams. There is a further spacious double bedroom, with window seat and exposed timbers. The family bathroom is generous, having roll top bath, low level w.c. wash hand basin, bidet and wooden flooring. The first floor landing has a wealth of character, exposed "A" frames, beams and a staircase rising to the large impressive second floor bedroom, which has two dormer windows, exposed beams and built in cupboards.

The property's southern boundary is bordered by a brook and there is an outbuilding at the bottom of the garden which could be renovated and used as an office, carport or workshop. From here there is access to a surfaced bridleway leading back to the road. The garage is adjacent to the cottage.

In the heart of the spectactular North Devon countryside. Ashreigney has a village hall with a variety of social activities, e.g. Saturday market, art classes, yoga, WI, evening events, quizzes and musical evenings. Within approx. 5.5 miles are Dolton and Chulmleigh with shops, pubs, primary school, community college, health centre, tennis courts and gym. The beaches at Westward Ho and Instow are within easy driving distance along with both Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks. Communications are good with the A377 providing a direct route to Exeter (for Exeter airport) and Barnstaple. Trains run from Eggesford to Exeter and Barnstaple. Direct trains to London Paddington from Exeter St David's - 2.5hrs.
From Torrington:
Leave Torrington on the A386 towards Okehampton then turn left just outside Torrington onto the A3124 signposted to Winkleigh. Continue through the village of Beaford and after approx. 2 miles, turn left at Dolton Beacon Garage. Take the next right signposted Riddlecombe and follow this lane until reaching a T-junction. Turn right here into the village of Riddlecombe, continue to follow the road through the village and around the left-hand bend, passing the Methodist chapel and the property can be found immediately on the right hand side.

From Barnstaple:
Leave the town using the A377 towards Umberleigh. Just before going into Umberleigh, turn right onto the B3227 signposted to Atherington. On entering the village, turn left towards High Bickington (B3217). Pass through High Bickington and pass Libberton Golf Club. Continue until just before Dolton Beacon Garage where you will see a lane on the left signposted Riddlecombe. (If you reach the garage, you will have missed the turning) Turn here and continue until reaching the T-junction where you turn right into the village. Continue to follow the road through the village and around the left-hand bend, passing the Methodist chapel and the property can be found immediately on the right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 May 2016


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